Posts Tagged ‘ Yucca Mountain ’

EDITORIAL: Nuclear waste report suppressed

Jun 27th, 2011 | By

Despite years of criticism that the administration of former President George W. Bush altered or suppressed scientific reports that contradict its policies, President Barack Obama has chosen the same path in his opposition to the permanent storage of nuclear waste deep within Nevada’s Yucca Mountain.

CT Awarded $40M In Nuclear Waste Dispute

Sep 20th, 2010 | By

A business coalition campaigning for the removal of nuclear waste from Connecticut now has a $40 million court judgment and a key ally in Gov. M. Jodi Rell. But it still has 1,920 metric tons of spent uranium.

Nuclear-fuel report challenges key assumptions

Sep 20th, 2010 | By

The study suggests an enriched uranium-initiated breeder reactor in which additional natural or depleted uranium is added to the reactor core at the same rate nuclear materials are consumed. No excess nuclear materials are produced.

Governor Urges Energy Secretary To Reverse Course on Dismantling Yucca Mountain

Sep 13th, 2010 | By

Gov. Rell is urging the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to stop its plans for dismantling operations at Yucca Mountain, the nation’s nuclear waste repository in Nevada, until a pending request to withdraw its license application is legally resolved.