September 2010
Nuclear Waste News;9/1/2010, Vol. 30 Issue 17, p3
The article offers news briefs on radioactive waste management in the U.S. Michelle P. Catts has been appointed senior resident inspector at Indian Point Unit 2 by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Residents in Kiskimere, Pennsylvania requested meetings with authorities about the removal of materials from a nuclear waste repository. Texas state officials and Waste Control Specialists LLC have arrived an agreement that allows the storage of radioactive waste at the firm's site for three years.


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