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ILW makes up more than three quarters of the volume of material destined for geological disposal in the UK.
STOCKHOLM, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, March 16th, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company, SKB, applied for a permit to build a final repository for spent nuclear fuel and a facility where the fuel will be encapsulated before being transported to the final repository.
STOCKHOLM, October 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB) is today submitting its latest RD&D programme to the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority.
While in the US the Obama administration has said it will abandon the nuclear waste disposal project at Yucca Mountain and has set up a "blue-ribbon" commission on America's future management of nuclear waste, in Europe, two countries (Sweden and Finland) have already selected a disposal site for nuclear waste and France will specify a location by 2013.
RED WING, Minn., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Indian Community today called on President Barack Obama to follow the law and deliver on the federal government's decades-old mandate and promise to establish a permanent repository for the nation's commercial nuclear waste.
Higher Costs, Pollution and Proliferation Dangers if Congress Opens Door to Reprocessing MINNEAPOLIS, Sept.
The withdrawal of Nevada's Yucca Mountain as a potential nuclear waste repository has reopened the debate over how and where to dispose of spent nuclear fuel and high-level nuclear waste.
To the editor: As directed by the Congress of the United States in the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, the U.S. Department of Energy has submitted an application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to build a deep-underground repository on federal land at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.
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