Nuclear Power & Radiation

Giant Arch, a Feat of Engineering, Now Covers Chernobyl Site in Ukraine

"Resembling an aircraft hangar, a giant arched shelter was slid into place over the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site in Ukraine on Tuesday. The shelter, the world’s largest land-based moving structure, is a feat of engineering decades in conception and years in the making."

Source: NY Times, 12/01/2016

"EPA Delays Cleanup Proposal For Radioactive Waste In Missouri"

"The U.S. government said on Tuesday it was delaying indefinitely its proposal for how to clean up or seal off radioactive soil buried in a St. Louis-area landfill adjacent to another waste site where an underground fire has been smoldering for several years."

Source: Reuters, 11/23/2016

NRC Gives Turkey Point Nuclear Expansion A Key Environmental Approval

"Federal nuclear regulators have wrapped up a seven-year environmental study partly clearing the way for two new reactors at Turkey Point, just as work gets underway on a massive cleanup of leaking cooling canals connected to the plant’s old reactors."

Source: Miami Herald, 11/07/2016


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