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Swedish regulator supports repository expansion

Swedish regulator supports repository expansion

A permit for the expansion of the existing SFR repository for low- and intermediate-level waste should be granted under the Sweden's Environmental Code, the country's Radiation Safety Authority has recommended to the Land and Environment Court in Stockholm.

Waste & Recycling 18 January 2019


US company demonstrates innovative waste disposal concept

US company demonstrates innovative waste disposal concept

Berkeley, California-based private company Deep Isolation has successfully placed and then retrieved a prototype nuclear waste canister hundreds of metres underground via a borehole, in a test the company described as the first of its kind.

Waste & Recycling 18 January 2019


Vermont Yankee sale completed

Vermont Yankee sale completed

Entergy Corporation has completed the sale of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee to subsidiaries of NorthStar Group Services, which will decommission the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station site.

Corporate 14 January 2019


Belgium to recycle residues from isotope production

Belgium to recycle residues from isotope production

Belgium's Nuclear Research Centre and the Institut National des Radioéléments are to collaborate on a project to recycle highly radioactive residues resulting from the production of radioisotopes for medical purposes.

Waste & Recycling 03 January 2019


UK relaunches repository site selection process

UK relaunches repository site selection process

The UK has launched a new search for a site to host the country's proposed geological disposal facility for high-level radioactive waste. A previous search process ground to a halt in 2013.

Waste & Recycling 20 December 2018


Russia and Korea to cooperate in radwaste management

Russia and Korea to cooperate in radwaste management

Russia’s National Operator for Radioactive Waste Management, Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and the Korea Radioactive Waste Agency today signed an agreement to cooperate in radioactive waste management.

Waste & Recycling 18 December 2018


Swiss repository site search moves to final stage

Swiss repository site search moves to final stage

Investigations in the three potential siting regions of Jura Ost, Nördlich Lägern and Zürich Nordost will continue in the third and final stage of Switzerland's search for sites to host two geological repositories, the Federal Council has decided.

Waste & Recycling 23 November 2018


Japan and USA enhance cooperation in nuclear energy

Japan and USA enhance cooperation in nuclear energy

A memorandum of cooperation has been signed between Japan and the USA to "promote the global leadership role" of the two countries in civil nuclear energy.

Nuclear Policies 15 November 2018


Trio of waste metal processing contracts for Cyclife

Trio of waste metal processing contracts for Cyclife

EDF subsidiary Cyclife has been awarded three contracts to treat waste metal from nuclear energy operations in Finland, Spain and the UK.

Waste & Recycling 09 November 2018


KAERI, Tenex discuss cooperation in decommissioning and waste

KAERI, Tenex discuss cooperation in decommissioning and waste

CORRECTED - Russian nuclear fuel cycle company Tenex and the Korean Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) have discussed cooperation on research and development in decommissioning and radioactive waste management technologies.

Waste & Recycling 08 November 2018