Spent Nuclear Fuel

NRC officials say leaking casks are responsibility of NorthStar

NRC officials say leaking casks are responsibility of NorthStar BRATTLEBORO – If Vermont Yankee’s radioactive waste casks start leaking, it’ll be up to the plant owner to figure what to do. That’s the word from two key officials with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, who on Monday said NorthStar Group Services will determine a course of …

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Senator Markey and Rep. Levin Introduce Legislation To Determine A Viable, Consent-Based Path Forward For Nuclear Waste

Senator Markey and Rep. Levin Introduce Legislation to Determine a Viable, Consent-Based Path Forward for Nuclear Waste | U.S. Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts Washington (September 28, 2021) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chair of the Clean Air, Climate, and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and Congressman Mike …

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Decommissioning Panel Weighs Options for Pilgrim Waste Storage

Decommissioning Panel Weighs Options for Pilgrim Waste Storage PLYMOUTH – During a recent meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel, Plymouth/Barnstable State Senator Susan Moran highlighted the need for federal guidance in the decommissioning of nuclear power plants like the ongoing efforts at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.

GAO calls on Congress to break used fuel disposal impasse

GAO calls on Congress to break used fuel disposal impasse Congress needs to take action to break the impasse over a permanent solution for commercial used nuclear fuel, according to a report from the US Government Accountability Office. The report identifies four matters for congressional consideration – including amending legislation to authorise a new consent-based …

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A permanent storage site for nuclear waste is long overdue for Wiscasset and other communities

Editorial: A permanent storage site for nuclear waste is long overdue, for Wiscasset and other communities The BDN Editorial Board operates independently from the newsroom, and does not set policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Nuclear waste doesn’t belong in Wiscasset. Or in more than 100 …

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Vermont Panel Hears Update On Federal Nuclear Waste Storage Policies

Vermont Panel Hears Update On Federal Nuclear Waste Storage Policies A committee of the advisory panel monitoring the decommissioning of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant held a meeting this week to get an update on federal nuclear waste policy and the potential ramifications for the Vermont plant. On January 11th, 2019 Entergy completed its …

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Edison aims to rally allies nationwide to push feds on permanent nuclear waste storage

Edison aims to rally allies nationwide to push feds on permanent nuclear waste storage Newton’s first law of motion states that a body at rest tends to stay at rest – and a body in motion tends to stay in motion – unless acted on by an external force. It’s called inertia, in science as …

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