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Nuclear waste repository to install safety chambers via The Santa Fe New Mexican

CARLSBAD — Managers at the federal government’s troubled nuclear waste repository in Southern New Mexico plan to install several safety bunkers. [….] The repository has been closed since February 2014, when a container of waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory … Continue reading

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Prairie Island Indian Community to Feds: End Lockout of Nuclear Inspectors via Native News

WELCH, MINNESOTA – The Prairie Island Indian Community’s five-member Tribal Council yesterday issued a letter to President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner, urging them to end the lockout of Federal nuclear inspectors and … Continue reading

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FEATURE: Lanyu’s residents grudgingly accept nuclear storage via Taipei Times

The Tao Aborigines of Lanyu (蘭嶼) — also known as Orchid Island — are once again taking to the streets to voice their opposition to a nuclear storage facility on their island, calling for its immediate removal. While it may … Continue reading

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Yucca Mountain critic among nominees confirmed to nuclear panel via Los Angeles Times

WASHINGTON– Sidestepping a new debate over the nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, the Senate confirmed two of President Obama’s nominees to the beleaguered Nuclear Regulatory Commission – including a critic of the proposed waste dump in Nevada who will … Continue reading

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