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Latest Spent nuclear fuel Stories

2011-07-01 13:10:07

After Fukushima, it is now imperative to redefine what makes a successful nuclear power program - from cradle to grave.

2011-05-24 18:43:48

A novel way to immobilise radioactive forms of iodine using a microwave, has been discovered by an expert at the University of Sheffield.

2011-02-20 22:07:31

Failure to pursue a program for recycling spent nuclear fuel has put the U.S. far behind other countries and represents a missed opportunity to enhance the nation's energy security and influence other countries, the former chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Sunday.

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2011-01-03 08:45:00

Chinese scientists have successfully developed fuel reprocessing technology that will allow them to recycle exhausted nuclear fuel.

2010-11-30 16:28:14

A broad review of current research on nuclear power economics has been published in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy.

2010-03-24 12:36:00

'Under the Radar': Outgoing Bush White House Hiked Likely Penalties Borne by Taxpayers By Inking Deals With Over a Dozen Utilities; 170 Groups in All 50 States Release Principles Urging an Upgrade in Spent Reactor Fuel Storage Safety to Withstand Equivalent of '9/11 Attacks' WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between the output of existing commercial nuclear reactors and 21 proposed nuclear reactors covered by agreements quietly signed by the outgoing Bush Administration with...

2010-02-21 08:11:27

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.

2009-09-30 11:00:00

Higher Costs, Pollution and Proliferation Dangers if Congress Opens Door to Reprocessing MINNEAPOLIS, Sept.

2009-07-09 13:50:00

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.


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pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
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