Funding Offered for Nuclear Waste Management Education

DOE provides $16 million to discuss “consensual solutions” with communities. The Department of Energy announced this past week that they will offer $16 million to fund up to…

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DOE Sponsors 11 Nuclear Cleanup Projects

Says effective nuclear cleanup is important to clean nuclear energy. The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced that they are making $36 million available to…

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DOE to Research Nuclear Fuel Waste Reduction

$40 million dedicated to creating cleaner energy. Nuclear power provides for a fifth of America’s overall electricity. However, nuclear energy creates 2,000 metric tons of nuclear waste every…

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Nuclear Waste Leak Discovered by Energy Department

World War II era tank in Washington state a known hazard. An underground nuclear waste storage tank located in the state of Washington developed a leak. The Hanford…

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Cleanup of Former Nuclear Site in Simi Valley to Resume

 A decades long process reaches the final stretch. After halting cleanup over a decade ago, the U.S. Department of Energy has once again committed to cleaning and demolishing…

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Decades-long Nuclear Cleanup Put On Hold For Virus

The safety of workers is the primary concern in project freeze. The U.S. government has been working to consolidate and quarantine nuclear waste from Cold War research efforts…

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