News tagged with nuclear waste management

$57-million pay cut for lab contractor

The contractor managing the nuclear weapons laboratory at Los Alamos, N.M., was slapped with a $57-million reduction in its fees for 2014, largely because of a costly nuclear waste accident last year.

dateJan 11, 2015 in Other
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Nuclear waste a growing headache for SKorea

North Korea's weapons program is not the only nuclear headache for South Korea. The country's radioactive waste storage is filling up as its nuclear power industry burgeons, but what South Korea sees as its best solution—reprocessing ...

dateMar 26, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Million-year storage solution is set in stone

(Phys.org) -- A sapphire hard disk can last one million years and resolve a problem worrying archaeologists. Thursday, Patrick Charton of the French nuclear waste management agency ANDRA, presented a way out of data storage ...

dateJul 13, 2012 in Other weblog
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Postpone the nuclear waste decision

Although nuclear waste has been produced for a long time, there is still no good way to discard the highly toxic material, which remains hazardous for up to 130 000 years. In his new book titled Nuclear Waste Management and ...

dateApr 02, 2012 in Social Sciences
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