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Radioactive waste moving through Southern California on way to Utah

  One of the selling points when Waste Control Specialists made its case to the Texas Legislature for permission to build a low-level radioactive waste dump in West Texas was that most low-level waste is innocuous, consisting largely of what … Continue reading

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A stark warning for Andrews County officials: Utah county’s budget cuts may affect oversight of low level radioactive waste dump

Andrews County in west Texas is home to a newly-licensed low level radioactive waste dump. Events taking place in Tooele County, Utah, may be a glimpse at what the future could hold for Texans. As the Salt Lake Tribune reported … Continue reading

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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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