News Headlines : Nuclear Waste

FUKUSHIMA RESIDENTS TORN OVER NUCLEAR WASTE STORAGE PLAN


Japan has since allocated more than 15 billion to an unprecedented project to lower radiation in towns around the plant, such as Okuma... READ MORE

9th March, 2015 540

LAW CHANGED SO NUCLEAR WASTE DUMPS CAN BE FORCED ON LOCAL COMMUNITIES


Friends of the Earth's planning advisor, Naomi Luhde-Thompson, said Communities will be rightly concerned about any attempts to foist a radioactive waste dump on them... READ MORE

5th April, 2015 3743

MOMENT OF TRUTH NEARS FOR NUCLEAR WASTE TIME BOMB


Across the Baltic Sea, Sweden is working on a similar project at Oskarshamn... READ MORE

20th June, 2015 133

Recent News Headlines : Nuclear Waste

U.S. MOVES TO LABEL NUCLEAR WASTE AS LESS DANGEROUS TO QUICKEN CLEANUP, OUTRAGING CRITICS


The U.S. government Wednesday will reclassify some of the nation's most dangerous radioactive waste to lower its threat level, outraging critics who say th... READ MORE

6th June, 2019 4

US TO LABEL NUCLEAR WASTE AS LESS DANGEROUS TO QUICKEN CLEANUP


Energy department says labeling some waste as low-level at sites in Washington state, Idaho and South Carolina will save 40bn... READ MORE

6th June, 2019 3827

RICK PERRY DEFENDS TRUMP CAMP PLAN FOR NEVADA NUCLEAR-WASTE STORAGE SITE


Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Tuesday defended the Trump administration's plans to collect and store nuclear waste from around the country in a site north... READ MORE

27th March, 2019 0

THERE WAS WASTE NEAR CEILING COLLAPSE


Repository spokesman Bobby St. John said air monitors underground did not register any radiological release after the rock fall... READ MORE

17th November, 2018 41

ALLOW NUCLEAR WASTE DISPOSAL UNDER NATIONAL PARKS, SAY MPS


Fracking under national parks was also approved by the UK government in 2015... READ MORE

31st July, 2018 46850

CAMPAIGNERS SLAM A?1M INCENTIVE TO STORE NUCLEAR WASTE


It is predicted that the UK is likely to have produced 4.9m tonnes of nuclear waste by 2125... READ MORE

13th May, 2018 395

NO INJURIES OR PUBLIC RISK REPORTED AFTER SLUDGE BARREL RUPTURES AT IDAHO NUKE SITE


Officials said the Idaho National Laboratory Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a containment structure at the Idaho Cleanup Project's Radioactive Waste Management Complex... READ MORE

13th April, 2018 14

THIS FATHER-DAUGHTER TEAM SAYS IT HAS A CHEAPER, SAFER WAY TO BURY NUCLEAR WASTE


It'd be best to keep the tunnels close to existing nuclear waste sites, the Mullers say... READ MORE

21st March, 2018 487

GROUPS OPPOSED TO NEW NUCLEAR LICENCE TO MARCH IN OTTAWA


In 2014, the federal government gave Canadian Nuclear Laboratories CNL control over nuclear operations at Chalk River... READ MORE

18th January, 2018 277

AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES CHALLENGE SCOTTISH NUCLEAR WASTE TRANSFERS


Scottish government policy allows for the substitution of nuclear waste with a radiologically equivalent amount of materials from Sellafield in Cumbria, northern England... READ MORE

13th November, 2017 211

IRAN RULES OUT FRESH NUCLEAR TALKS WITH US AS 'WASTE OF TIME'


Iran has ruled out talks with the United States on revisiting a 2015 nuclear accord as waste of time, local media reported on Wednesday... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 0

INSECURE STORAGE OF NUCLEAR WASTE POSES THREAT TO U.S., SCIENTISTS WARN


The reluctance of U.S. federal regulators to require operators of nuclear reactors to spend 5 billion to enhance the security of spent fuel rods that are... READ MORE

27th May, 2017 20

BUILDING OF NUCLEAR ARSENAL LEAVES A FEARSOME RADIOACTIVE LEGACY AT U.S. WASTE SITE


When workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeastern Washington state suddenly found a hole in the ground on Tuesday morning, there was cause for concern... READ MORE

10th May, 2017 1353

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PLANT WHERE WORKERS ARE TAKING COVER


Developed in 1943 as a nuclear reactor and processing plant, Hanford was once home to the first large-scale plutonium production reactor in the world... READ MORE

10th May, 2017 621

'TAKE COVER' EMERGENCY DECLARED AT HANFORD NUCLEAR RESERVATION IN WASHINGTON STATE


Near where two tunnels join together there is a six-metre by six-metre cave-in, said a Hanford joint information centre spokesperson... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 4419

EMERGENCY DECLARED AT HANFORD NUCLEAR RESERVATION IN WASHINGTON STATE


An emergency has been declared at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southcentral Washington state after a portion of a tunnel containing nuclear waste was damaged... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 9488

BOMB-GRADE URANIUM SHIPMENTS THROUGH ONTARIO PROMPT OUTCRY


Weapons-grade nuclear waste shipments to U.S. prompt outcry... READ MORE

5th September, 2016 1109

NUCLEAR NIGHTMARE FLOWS DOWN RADIOACTIVE RUSSIAN RIVER


Some 50 kilometers 30 miles upstream from Dambaev's crumbling village lies Mayak, a nuclear complex that has been responsible for at least two of Russia's biggest radioactive accidents... READ MORE

1st May, 2016 29

INDIGENOUS OWNERS OUTRAGED AT SITE EARMARKED FOR AUSTRALIA'S FIRST NUCLEAR WASTE DUMP


Traditional owners describe backing for facility on South Australian cattle station beside Indigenous cultural site as 'cultural genocide'... READ MORE

29th April, 2016 163

EUROPE FACES EUR253BN NUCLEAR WASTE BILL


But no solution has yet been found for the long-term storage of radioactive waste... READ MORE

4th April, 2016 269

'STILL RETURNING FROM HELL': NEW NORMAL SETTLES IN 5 YEARS AFTER FUKUSHIMA NUCLEAR DISASTER


Twenty-five kilometres north of the nuclear plant, Katsunobu Sakurai looks out his office window and over his redeveloping city... READ MORE

11th March, 2016 70

INQUIRY BACKS PLAN TO STORE WORLD'S NUCLEAR WASTE IN OUTBACK AUSTRALIA


Draft findings of royal commission in South Australia back nuclear fuel storage and expanded uranium mining, but rule out nuclear energy industry... READ MORE

15th February, 2016 201

GERMAN SCIENTISTS TO CONDUCT NUCLEAR FUSION EXPERIMENT


Scientists in Germany are poised to conduct a nuclear fusion experiment they hope will advance the quest for a clean and safe form of nuclear power... READ MORE

3rd February, 2016 689

UNDERGROUND FIRE 300 METERS FROM NUCLEAR WASTE CAUSES ST. LOUIS TO HATCH CONTINGENCY PLAN


Directly next to Bridgeton Landfill is West Lake Landfill, also owned by Republic Services... READ MORE

8th October, 2015 864


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