Waste Management

Deep Isolation and NAC to develop horizontal repository design

Nov 13, 2019

Modular horizontal borehole repository could cut disposal costs in half compared to mined solution.

Thermal vitrification could reduce waste volumes by 90%

Oct 22, 2019

NDA says thermal treatment of Plutonium Contaminated Material (PCM) at Sellafield could save US$1.3 billion.

Significant milestone for world-first underground repository

Oct 9, 2019

Posiva lays foundation stone for fuel encapsulation plant at Finland's Onkalu facility, expected to be operational by 2023.

Advanced detritiation technology could solve waste water problem

Oct 9, 2019

Laker TRF testing identifies efficiencies that could resolve Fukushima storage issue.

High-power SYLOS laser could 'transmute' nuclear waste

Aug 5, 2019

Nobel Prize-winning professor says waste could be made safe in matter of hours.

Three Mile Island owner tackles fuel storage risks as closure looms

May 22, 2019

Exelon will launch into decommissioning work at Three Mile Island Unit 1 when it closes in September and the operator is focusing on dry storage construction and shared facility...

Orano eyes US spent fuel transfer after one year of cooling

May 8, 2019

U.S. spent fuel transfer specialists are reducing minimum cooling times as surging decommissioning demand drives faster decommissioning processes.

San Onofre operator eyes major dismantling start in Q1 2020

Apr 17, 2019

Southern California Edison (SCE) is implementing corrective fuel loading measures at San Onofre following an incident in August 2018 and major dismantling and decontamination (D&D...

PG&E seeks decommissioning head start as cost estimates rise

Mar 13, 2019

A deeper analysis of decommissioning work at Diablo Canyon has hiked cost estimates for waste and staffing and operator Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) is accelerating pre-shutdown...

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