Category Archives: Perma-Fix

Event Reports: Rad waste casks fail to meet standards, operator fails Fitness for Duty test in Wisconsin

  Two items from this morning’s NRC Event Reports page:   1. Energy Solutions notified the Nuclear Regulatory that two types of shipping cask that it provides to the nuclear industry failed to meet technical specifications for some acciddent scenarios. Energy … Continue reading

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Is it just me, or is this a stunningly stupid idea? Georgia company seeks permission to import radioactive waste from Mexico, incinerate it in Washington state

  An Atlanta-based company, Perma-Fix Environmental Solutions Inc., has filed an application with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to import up to 500 tons of radioactive waste from the Laguna Verde nuclear power plant in Mexico. Perma-Fix wants to ship the waste … Continue reading

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