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Sweden's Government Approves Construction of Spent Nuclear Fuel Repository 

Sweden’s government in late January gave radioactive waste management company Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB (SKB) the green light to proceed with a deep geological repository (DGR) for spent nuclear fuel (SNF)…


Nuclear, Natural Gas Included in EU Taxonomy—With Potentially Problematic Conditions

Handing a muted victory to proponents of nuclear and gas, the European Commission (EC) on Feb. 2 adopted a measure that labels some nuclear and gas energy activity as climate-friendly…


New Nuclear Isn't Worth Public Investment

COMMENTARY This article is one of two posts in POWER's Point-Counterpoint series. The views and opinions expressed within the content are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect…


DOE Revives Consent-Based Siting Process for Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel Disposal

Potentially jumpstarting long-paralyzed efforts to address the federal management of spent nuclear fuel (SNF), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Nov. 30 issued a request for information (RFI) that…


Thorium-Fueled Reactors Offer Huge Potential Benefits for the Nuclear Power Industry
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Nuclear power opponents often point to radioactive waste as one of their main concerns. However, most people don’t realize that problems associated with long-lived waste can actually be solved in…