DOE Opens WIPP for Nuclear Waste Burial
- Facing down the genie. Andrus, Cecil D. // Vital Speeches of the Day;4/1/94, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p368
Presents speech by the Governor of Idaho given before the University of Denver College of Law in Colorado, dealing with the issue of nuclear waste disposal. Opposition to waste transport to Idaho storage sites; Closure of state borders to further shipments; Endorsement of the Waste Isolation...
- Fla. firm preps nuclear waste for landfill. Hayhurst, Tracy // Waste News;3/18/2002, Vol. 7 Issue 24, p12
Focuses on the preparations of the Perma-Fix Environmental Service for the removal of nuclear radioactive waste from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. Background of the accumulated nuclear waste; Process of waste elimination; Amount of the contract with the Department of Energy.
- California State Officials Monitor Movement Of Generator from San Onofre Station. // Nuclear Waste News;11/22/2012, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p3
The article reports on the monitoring being carried out by California state officials on the movement of a 700,000-pound generator from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station to a disposal site in Clive, Utah in November 2012.
- KDWM Hosts Open House at Maxey Flats Nuclear Site. // Nuclear Waste News;11/22/2012, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p7
The article reports on the open house hosted by the Kentucky Division of Waste Management in 2012 at the Maxey Flats Nuclear Disposal Site to illustrate the cleanup being conducted on a site near Hillsboro in Fleming County.
- Wasting time over a site for radioactive leftovers. Redick, Thomas Parker // San Diego Business Journal;8/30/93, Vol. 14 Issue 35, p20
Comments on the opposition by the environmental movement to the opening of a low-level radioactive waste disposal facility at Ward Valley in the California desert. No-choice on-site waste storage by companies; Caution in storing waste in hundreds of biotech laboratories in California; Waste...
- First radioactive waste arrives at WIPP. Canning, Kathie; Harrigan, Kate // Pollution Engineering;May99, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p3
Reports that the United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico has accepted its first shipment of defense-generated transuranic radioactive waste. Comments from Energy Secretary Bill Richardson.
- DOE to Choose Three Test Sites For Nuclear. // National Parks;May/Jun86, Vol. 60 Issue 5/6, p7
Announces that the U.S. Department of Energy is scheduled to make its revised decision on nuclear waste dump test sites in spring 1986. Move to revise test-site criteria; Aspects of the procedures; Vulnerability of Canyonlands as an alternate test site.
- Nuclear waste dump defeat makes history. // Green Left Weekly;6/25/2014, Issue 1013, p12
The article focuses on a statement released by the Environment Centre Northern Territory on June 19, 2014 regarding the decision of Northern Land Council and the Australian government to withdraw their nomination to establish a nuclear waste dump on Aboriginal land at Muckaty Station in Australia.
- Site Adjacent to Canyonlands Park Reconsidered for Nuclear Waste Dump. // National Parks;Nov/Dec85, Vol. 59 Issue 11/12, p6
Expresses relief that Davis Canyon, located next to Canyonlands National Park in Utah, was not chosen as one of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) top three sites for a high-level nuclear waste dump. Concern about the safety of using Canyonlands as nuclear waste dump site; Decision of DOE to...
- US and Britain top nuclear dumping league. // New Scientist;11/3/90, Vol. 128 Issue 1741, p19
Cites the findings of the 1990 London Dumping Convention in England showing that the countries that dumped the largest amount of nuclear waste into the sea between 1946 and 1982 were Great Britain and the U.S. Estimated amount of packaged and unpackaged and liquid waste dumped at more than 50...