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If Trump and Biden agree there shouldn’t be a nuclear waste site at Yucca Mountain, can’t we all? via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By David Klaus, August 26, 2020 Believe it or not, there is an issue on which Donald Trump and Joe Biden agree: Both have announced their opposition to building an underground repository to permanently store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain in … Continue reading

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The D.C. Circuit Goes Nuclear via The Weekly Standard

[…]In a case titled In re Aiken County, the court took the extraordinary step of ordering the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to continue reviewing the Energy Department’s proposal for a federal nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. I say “extraordinary” … Continue reading

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It’s 2050: Do you know where your nuclear waste is? via The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

In light of Japan’s nuclear disaster, a major lesson can be learned related to the back end of the fuel cycle: Planning is necessary for the safe and secure management of spent nuclear fuel and nuclear waste. But the topic … Continue reading

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