nuclear waste repository

nuclear waste repository

A site where high-level radioactive waste is to be stored for a prolonged period of time.
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During the hearing, he urged the consideration of his Nuclear Waste Informed Consent Act, bipartisan legislation that permits the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to authorize construction of a nuclear waste repository only if the Secretary of Energy has secured written consent from the governor of the host state, affected units of local government, and affected Indian tribes.
The KHNP added that no damage has been reported at the nearby nuclear waste repository.
In the late 1970s, West Germany chose a salt site at Gorleben in Lower Saxony for exploration as a possible final nuclear waste repository.
In the first episode, comedian Paul is in the Highlands, visiting a nuclear waste repository and going fell-running.
A nuclear waste repository (Photo Reuters/Christian Charisius)
Department of Energy have signed $74 million in settlements over dozens of permit violations related to a radiation leak that forced the closure of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, according to AP.
But the potential for a local nuclear waste repository has not been without its controversy in the small city.
The impact of the 2014 midterm elections won't be clear until the next Congress is seated, but the fallout, if you will, could include clearing the way for restarting work on the dormant Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.
Bulgaria's government has made the first steps towards creating the country's first nuclear waste repository.
Despite objections by many in Nevada, Congress officially designated it a future nuclear waste repository in 1987 and began to study and develop it--at a cost of more than $15 billion.
Cumbria Council has refused to allow Cumbria to become an underground nuclear waste repository.
Of the 17 papers, about half are devoted to analyses of London Clay, with discussion of the variation of the clay as a structure, its strength, stratigraphic variations with regard to liquid limit, stress-strain behavior, slope behavior, and issues pertinent to its possible use as nuclear waste repository.
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