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nuclear waste

n
(Nuclear Physics) another name for radioactive waste
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nuclear waste

Radioactive waste produced by the nuclear industry. Safe long-term disposal of this waste presents major problems.
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Translations
radioaktív hulladék
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CND Cymru wrote to the council recently telling members that the Government is currently looking for a Welsh community to "volunteer" to host an underground nuclear waste dump.
If approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the project by Interim Storage Partners, a joint venture between Waste Control Specialists and Orano USA, would transport nuclear waste from around the country to the consolidated site in Texas and store it until a long-term storage site becomes available, according to the venture's website.
Three major demands were made during the protest, including on the disposal of nuclear waste, a transition to environmentally-friendly energy sources and the decommissioning or re-purposing of nuclear power plants in the country.
"It has been 36 years since the Nuclear Waste Policy Act became law and 20 years since the government defaulted on its obligation.
There was, and continues to be, significant support for using Yucca Mountain to store our nuclear waste. Support comes especially from states currently housing some of the waste and from small communities near the site hungry for new jobs.
The chief companies engaged in the market for nuclear waste management have also been presented through this study.
Fulfilling a campaign promise to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, the Nevada Democrat who has long fought location of the storage site in his home state, Obama established a new policy that any nuclear waste site needs the consent of the local and state governments, effectively blocking further work on the Yucca Mountain project.
in the hope that they will present you with an accurate account of Mississippi nuclear waste storage policy and correct any impression you may have been given that Mississippi would welcome the nation's waste."
According to EU requirements and decisions of the Bulgarian government, Bulgaria has until 2015 to build its own nuclear waste repository.
He disclosed that there is an agreement with the European Union provides on dumping Iraqi nuclear waste in a landfill above ground, not below it in Iraqi territory.
A nuclear engineer at Okan University, Tolga Yarman said the radioactive element could have entered the country along with other nuclear waste, as it was illegal to keep this substance in Turkey.

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