Nuclear Waste

The spending bill the House just passed contains $10 million for recycling nuclear waste.
The radioactive waste question has bedeviled the energy sector and made nuclear power controversial, but the Finns have a plan to dispose of it for 100,000 years.
Independent federal investigators say there are significant issues related to fire training at the U.S. government’s nuclear waste repository in New Mexico.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called the attack "a declaration of war against the whole of Europe."
Energy officials told Gov. Steve Sisolak that the Nevada National Security Site received shipments from 2013 to 2018 that could contain "reactive" material.
The aging Runit Dome, which stores radioactive waste from Cold War-era bomb tests in the Marshall Islands, is threatened by storms and rising sea level.
The state has objected to a federal proposal to reclassify millions of gallons of radioactive waste as less dangerous.
Photographer Julian Charrière wanted the threat of destruction to feel real in his portraits of testing fields.
"It's like me and my sisters going to the Vatican and saying we want to put a waste dump right under the pillar where they say St. Peter is buried."
Transparency and accountability are lacking at India’s largest nuclear park, where a Russian reactor was constructed with faulty parts.