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2009-04-25 08:12:32

When Sweden's spent nuclear fuel is to be permanently stored, it will be protected by three different barriers.

2008-10-04 12:00:18

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.

2008-10-02 18:00:26

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Thorium Energy, Inc., +1-801-326-6110, info@thoriumenergy.com, or Jack Lifton of Thorium Energy, Inc., jacklifton@aol.com Senate Bill Authorizes Use of Thorium in US Nuclear Power Plants SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Thorium Energy, Inc.

2008-07-18 09:00:41

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.

2008-07-15 21:00:18

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.

2008-01-20 10:00:00

Much of the world’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.

2006-09-01 07:21:31

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.

2006-04-12 04:16:51

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.

2006-04-12 03:53:22

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.

2006-02-04 16:34:51

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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