Tag Archives: high-level radioactive waste (HLRW)

Texas is one step closer to housing tons of nuclear waste. What that means for DFW via Fort Worth Star-Telegram

BY HALEY SAMSEL Outside of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Arlington office on Monday, a dozen protesters spoke out against what they saw as the inevitable: The commission was going to approve a federal permit to transport high-level nuclear waste through Dallas-Fort Worth … Continue reading

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Plan to Reclassify Radioactive Nuclear Waste Spurs Anger via US News

By Cecile Smith-Schoenwalder A DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY plan to reclassify some of the country’s radioactive waste to lesser threat levels in order to save time and money is angering environmental groups and raising questions among experts. Last week, the Energy Department … Continue reading

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HomeNews ‘Underground Chernobyl’: French parliament OKs nuclear waste facility despite protests via RT

A controversial project of an underground facility storing the most hazardous nuclear waste in France has been recently approved by the parliament. Opponents of the law have already called the project an “underground Chernobyl.” On Monday, the National Assembly adopted … Continue reading

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“NO Confidence in NRC’s ‘Waste Confidence’!” – Safe Energy Advocates Declare via NEIS and Sierra Club Illinois Nuclear Free Committee

CHICAGO—Safe energy advocates from numerous organizations around the Great Lakes Basin converged on Oak Brook, Illinois to deliver a message to the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC): “We have NO confidence in NRC’s ‘Waste Confidence’ rule!” The NRC has scheduled … Continue reading

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【press release】Flawed High-Level Radioactive Waste Legislation Introduced via NEIS

CHICAGO—Controversial radioactive waste legislation was introduced into the U.S. Senate today that could result in Illinois becoming a de facto national high-level radioactive waste dumpsite until at least 2048. The ‘‘Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2013’’ (S. 1240) was introduced … Continue reading

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