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Reactor decommissioning plan cites 'sarcophagus'

Reactor decommissioning plan cites ‘sarcophagus’

The government body charged with decommissioning the reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says it remains committed to removing the fuel but sealing off the buildings that house them could be an option. 357 more words

Fukushima 2016

Reactor decommissioning plan cites 'sarcophagus'

Reactor decommissioning plan cites ‘sarcophagus’

The government body charged with decommissioning the reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says it remains committed to removing the fuel but sealing off the buildings that house them could be an option. 356 more words

Japan

Russia’s first-ever floating nuclear power plant to sail out of St. Petersburg towards Murmansk

Before Christmas this year, the nuclear fuel will be loaded into the two reactors on board “Akademik Lomonosov” – the floating nuclear power plant currently under construction at the Baltiisky Zavod, reports Interfax. 351 more words

Russia

US-Ukraine "partnership" threatens new Chernobyl-style disaster

The company Holtec mentioned here is the company making the San Onofre nuclear waste storage system that the California Coastal Commission approved in 2015 to be installed at the ocean adjacent to millions of people in Southern California. 909 more words

The Future of San Onofre Nuclear Station: A Profile in Political Courage

Mike Aguirre gave a less cheerful presentation and went into the technical aspects, including the pools were fuel is still stored, in order to cool down, as well as the fact that fuel is being put into dry casks and essentially brined. 689 more words

County Of San Diego

North Korea says it has restarted all nuclear bomb fuel plants

Announcement comes day after Pyongyang said it is ready to launch ‘satellites’ on long-range rockets 511 more words

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