Latest Nuclear Waste Policy Act Stories

2010-12-23 12:35:00

Texans Have Until Sunday to Speak Against Radioactive Waste Rolling Along Highways and Rails AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Standing in front of a trailer full of black waste barrels representing radioactive waste, Public Citizen and the Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) Coalition today detailed a slew of problems associated with a plan to ship radioactive waste from 36 states into Texas. "Texas radioactive waste commissioners are considering new...

2010-11-30 16:28:14

What we talk about when we talk about the future of nuclear power A broad review of current research on nuclear power economics has been published in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. The report concludes that nuclear power will continue to be a viable power source but that the current fuel cycle is not sustainable. Due to uncertainty about waste management, any projection of future costs must be built on basic assumptions that are not grounded in real data. "The goal of this...

2010-08-11 11:34:00

NRC and EPA called upon to examine radioactive waste site and licensing process, risks of groundwater contamination and potential risks to the Ogallala Aquifer, which lies beneath eight states AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental groups today asked the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to investigate the radioactive waste storage and disposal programs administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental...

2010-04-23 09:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Savannah River Site Community Reuse Organization: WHO: Georgia and South Carolina Community Leaders from Counties Around The Department of Energy's Savannah River Site WHAT: Press Conference to discuss the Federal Government's decision to halt work on the Yucca Mountain Permanent Nuclear Waste Repository WHEN: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 - 11 a.m. EDT WHERE: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 13(th)...

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