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- Putting nuclear waste to work. Wilson, Jim // Popular Mechanics;Jun98, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p54
Presents information on the Nuclear Powered Turbo-Reciprocating Engine (NPTRE) developed by electrical engineer Claudio Filippone. Significance of the technology for the disposal of nuclear wastes; Features of the engine; How the technology works.
- Nuke alternative needed soon. // Waste & Recycling News;6/8/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 29, p8
The article reports that the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama has taken decisive action in proposing the cancellation of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository project. Utilities are forced to store the waste on site themselves and pay for that storage, as the transfer of...
- Reactor and waste plans in starts and fits. Pockley, Peter // Australasian Science;Sep2000, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p19
Reports the argument between proponents and critics of Australia's nuclear plans over the construction of a nuclear reactor in Lucas Heights in Sydney, New South Wales, and the development of a radioactive waste repository in South Australia. Information on the contract signed by the government...
- Everything but deep disposal is a waste of time. Lee, Andrew // Engineer (00137758);3/29/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7671, p5
The article focuses on the issue of nuclear waste disposal facility in Great Britain. The issue of nuclear waste disposal is, of course, of immediate and pressing importance. It is instructive to contrast the long view of the nuclear disposal community's scientists and engineers with the seeming...
- Shot in the foot--again. // San Diego Business Journal;05/31/99, Vol. 20 Issue 22, p46
Editorial. Criticizes the United States (US) Army Corps of Engineers for shipping radioactive wastes to inappropriate waste dumps in California. US Army Corps' excuse for the shipment; Involvement of the private industry in the disposal of radioactive waste in inappropriate waste sites.
- SETBACK FOR EUROPE'S NUCLEAR SAFETY PLAN. // New Scientist;10/25/2003, Vol. 180 Issue 2418, p4
Plans to create Europe-wide rules for nuclear reactor safety and the disposal of radioactive waste have been dealt a potentially fatal blow. The plan, which requires these countries to set up independent, externally monitored safety equipments, would also apply to the nuclear stations in the 15...
- Waste stays active issue in nuclear bid. Gillman, Susanna // Planning (14672073);1/11/2008, Issue 1751, p1
The article offers information on the status of the nuclear waste issue in Great Britain. The plan of handling future nuclear waste is still unresolved, thus Prime Minister Gordon Brown warned that the country will become more reliant on foreign sources if a decision on nuclear issue is not...
- Finding a home for nuclear waste. Ross, Ian // Northern Ontario Business;Feb2008, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p23
The article discusses the weight issues of finding the best way to dispose of radioactive nuclear waste by the Laurentian University engineering professor Dr. Dougal McCreath in Canada. The professor was chosen as an advisor to the Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) on January...
- Sludge samplers. SHEAD, SAM // Engineer (00137758);10/31/2011, Vol. 296 Issue 7827, p9
The article reports on the Sludge Centre of Expertise formed by Leeds University in Leeds, England, aimed at helping nuclear engineers for disposing of nuclear waste safely and efficiently.