Tag Archives: Nuclear waste

Curio, led by Energy Dept. veteran, aims to recycle nuclear waste

Ed McGinnis, CEO of Curio. Photo courtesy Curio. Ed McGinnis knows a lot about the nuclear waste problem in the United States. He worked in U.S. Department of Energy from 1991 to 2021 and dealt directly with the U.S. government’s failed effort to build a nuclear waste repository in Yucca …

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Russian and Chinese designs in 87% of new nuclear reactors: IEA Chief

A visitor (R) learns about huaneng’s high-temperature gas-cooled reactor model at the China International Nuclear Power Industry and Equipment Exhibition 2021 in Yantai, Shandong Province, China, Oct. 19, 2021. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images Nuclear power could be a dominant player in the next-generation clean energy landscape, …

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See where reactors are located

There are 93 commercial nuclear reactors operating in the United States at 55 locations in 28 states. The majority of nuclear reactors are in the eastern portion of the U.S. Currently, 25 reactors are in some phase of decommissioning. There are also licenses approved for another eight nuclear reactors to …

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Deep Isolation aims to bury nuclear waste using boreholes

Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Elizabeth Muller, the CEO, and Richard Muller, the chief technology officer, of Deep Isolation, in Texas for their 2019 demonstration. Photographer: Roman Pino, Courtesy Deep Isolation There is no permanent nuclear waste depository in the United States. Instead, nuclear waste is stored in dry casks …

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