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nuclear waste


DOE Unveils Next Steps for Nuclear Waste Consent-Based Siting Process

The Department of Energy (DOE) has initiated community outreach to facilitate consent-based siting, management of spent nuclear fuel (SNF), and interim storage facility siting. The effort, outlined in a series…


The POWER Interview: SMR Growth Tied to Plan for Nuclear Waste

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, based on research from Stanford University and the University of British Columbia, addressed the problem of nuclear…


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…