Latest Spent nuclear fuel Stories
When Sweden's spent nuclear fuel is to be permanently stored, it will be protected by three different barriers.
By Stephen Speckman Deseret News Sens. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Harry Reid, D-Nev., are sponsoring legislation that would pave the way for thorium nuclear-fuel reactors in the United States.
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By Deseret News editorial The only thing rising faster than gas prices these days is the cost of hollowing out Nevada's Yucca Mountain as a storage site for spent nuclear fuel rods. Seven years ago the estimated price was $58 billion. Last year it was announced as $77 billion.
By Thomas Burr, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 15--WASHINGTON -- Dumping the nation's nuclear waste in the Nevada desert could cost billions more and take even longer than previously anticipated.
Much of the worldâ€™s nuclear waste like in "interim storage". This includes, thousands of canisters of highly radioactive waste from the world's most nuclear-energized nation lie, silent and deadly, beneath the jutting tip of Normand, while above ground, cows graze and Atlantic waves crash into heather-covered hills.
By Adam Tanner SKULL VALLEY, Utah (Reuters) - As some U.S. Indian tribes have grown rich in recent years through casinos, others far from population centers have struggled to overcome a historical legacy of poverty.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Radioactive water leaked inside a Japanese nuclear reprocessing plant but no one was injured and the leak had no impact outside the plant, a spokesman for the plant's operator, Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd, said on Wednesday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Radioactive water leaked inside a new Japanese nuclear reprocessing plant but no one was injured and the leak had no effects outside the plant, a spokesman for the plant's operator, Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd, said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush will propose funding for the creation of an atomic energy partnership with Russia in his upcoming fiscal 2007 budget, according to the New York Times.
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