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Inventing extra protection for high energy waste

At DOE's Savannah River National Laboratory, the primary goal is innovation for safe and cost effective legacy waste cleanup.  New methods are constantly being explored in order to protect workers and protect ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Environment
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Fresh nuclear leak detected at Fukushima plant

Sensors at the Fukushima nuclear plant have detected a fresh leak of highly radioactive water to the sea, the plant's operator announced Sunday, highlighting difficulties in decommissioning the crippled plant.

dateFeb 22, 2015 in Environment
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$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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