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Calls to Use Yucca Mountain as a Nuclear Waste Site, Now Deemed Safe via The New York Times

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday released a long-delayed report on the suitability of Yucca Mountain as a disposal spot for nuclear waste, finding that the design met the commission’s requirements, laying the groundwork to restart the project if control … Continue reading

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U.S. invests in nuclear energy research via UPI

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) — The U.S. Energy Department announced more than $13 million was available for university-level research into light-water nuclear reactors. The department, through its Nuclear Energy University Program, said the investment would support research and development into … Continue reading

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