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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: don’t allow radioactive waste into our local landfills! via Change.org

Melissa Bumstead OCT 20, 2020 —  Tomorrow, October 21 is the last day to say no to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: No nuclear waste in our local landfills! The NRC’s “Proposed Interpretative Rule on Transfer of Very Low Level Waste … Continue reading

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Kentucky man indicted after illegally dumping nuclear waste at landfill, officials say via Courier Journal (Associated Press)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Kentucky man with illegally dumping low-level nuclear waste at an Estill County landfill. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Cory David Hoskins was indicted Thursday on multiple charges earlier this week, including … Continue reading

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Radiation detected at North Bay landfill via nugget.ca

At approximately 9:00 pm Friday North Bay Fire was contacted by the duty officer from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to investigate a report of a very significant radiation reading from a bin at the North Bay Landfill. North Bay … Continue reading

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EPA Orders Barrier for Nuclear Waste at Missouri Landfill via ABC News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ordered installation of an isolation barrier to make sure that an underground fire does not reach buried nuclear waste at a suburban St. Louis landfill. Mark Hague, EPA regional administrator, said the plan … Continue reading

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Neighbors still have questions about buried radioactive waste via WIVB.com

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – How dangerous is radioactive waste buried behind families’ homes at an old Town of Tonawanda landfill? Neighbors raised more questions after a News 4 Investigates report three months ago. We stayed on the story and dug … Continue reading

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Koster: Bridgeton landfill owners are withholding information on underground fires via kmov.com

(KMOV.com) — The Missouri Attorney General is asking a judge to force Republic Services to turn over information about the underground fire at the Bridgeton landfill. Attorney General Chris Koster thinks the owners of the landfill are holding back information … Continue reading

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