Related Topic: Decommissioning

NRC clears centrifuge plant decommissioning plan

NRC clears centrifuge plant decommissioning plan

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has completed its final environmental assessment of the decommissioning plan for Centrus Energy Corporation's Lead Centrifuge Facility in Piketon, Ohio, with a finding of No Significant Impact.

Waste & Recycling 15 August 2018


Public to comment on Hanford tunnel work

Public to comment on Hanford tunnel work

Washington State's Department of Ecology has launched a 45-day public comment period on whether to allow the US Department of Energy to fill a radioactive waste-containing tunnel at the Hanford site with grout.

Waste & Recycling 14 August 2018


Waste package in place ahead of MSSS clearance

Waste package in place ahead of MSSS clearance

The first shielded waste transfer package has been installed onto one of three machines at the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo (MSSS) at the Sellafield site in the UK. The machines will begin removing magnesium swarf waste from the building's 22 silo compartments from next year.

Waste & Recycling 13 August 2018


Divers complete radwaste work at Sizewell A

Divers complete radwaste work at Sizewell A

Specialist divers have completed their mission to deal with radioactive waste from Sizewell A Site’s nuclear fuel storage ponds, cutting up all of the 35 storage skips, nearly two months ahead of schedule.

Waste & Recycling 03 August 2018


Vermont Yankee used fuel transfer complete

Vermont Yankee used fuel transfer complete

The transfer of all the used fuel from the storage pool at Entergy Corporation's shut-down Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to an on-site dry storage facility has been completed.

Waste & Recycling 03 August 2018


Holtec takes on two more US plants for decommissioning

Holtec takes on two more US plants for decommissioning

US utility Entergy has agreed to sell the Pilgrim and Palisades nuclear power plants to Holtec International after their closures in 2019 and 2022, respectively, for subsequent decommissioning by Comprehensive Decommissioning International.

Corporate 01 August 2018


Oyster Creek sale speeds decommissioning

Oyster Creek sale speeds decommissioning

Holtec International is to purchase the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant from Exelon, the companies have announced. Comprehensive Decommissioning International will be responsible for decommissioning the plant.
 

Corporate 31 July 2018


Iowa nuclear plant to close in 2020

Iowa nuclear plant to close in 2020

The single-unit Duane Arnold nuclear power plant is to close in late 2020 after utility Alliant Energy and owner NextEra Energy Resources agreed to shorten their existing power purchase agreement for the plant.

Corporate 30 July 2018


Mission reviews Chernobyl waste management

Mission reviews Chernobyl waste management

International Atomic Energy Agency experts have carried out a mission to review a feasibility study for the creation and location of new facilities for the management of radioactively contaminated materials at Chernobyl.
 

Waste & Recycling 27 July 2018


SNC-Lavalin to decommission research reactor

SNC-Lavalin to decommission research reactor

SNC-Lavalin's Candu Energy Inc is to provide decommissioning services for the Saskatchewan Research Council's (SRC) Slowpoke-2 research reactor, the company announced yesterday.

Waste & Recycling 24 July 2018