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Leak worsens in massive Hanford tank holding nuclear waste Loading  via KGW.com

[…] The U.S. Department of Energy released a statement Monday calling the leak an “anticipated” outcome of an ongoing effort to empty the tank in question. The Washington state Department of Ecology said, “There is no indication of waste leaking … Continue reading

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Trial operation of Rokkasho furnace via World Nuclear News

Trial production of vitrified waste at one of the two melting furnaces at the Rokkasho reprocessing plant has been successfully completed, Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd (JNFL) announced. The company said that 30 batches of vitrified waste were produced from liquid … Continue reading

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