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Waste Control Specialists Commends Passage of Legislation

June 1, 2011 – 9:08 am |

William J. Lindquist, Chief Executive Officer of Waste Control Specialists (“WCS”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:  VHI), today praised the Texas Legislature for approving legislation that strengthens the partnership between the state of …

USACE soliciting radioactively contaminated soil and groundwater cleanup contractors for Alaska, Guam

May 31, 2011 – 12:00 pm |

Solicitation Number: W911KB-11-R-0005
Notice Type: Sources Sought

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Added: May 26, 2011 5:01 pm
The current ERS contracts expire October – December 2016. Since dollar utilization has been faster than planned it is expected the full program amount will …

TEPCO fears leaks after level of contaminated water in disposal facility drops

May 26, 2011 – 7:53 am |
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Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said on May 26 that it had discovered a drop in the level of contaminated water kept in the basement of a building near troubled nuclear reactors at the Fukushima …

Kings Cliffe: Radioactive waste disposal approved

May 25, 2011 – 11:59 pm |

Plans for low-level radioactive waste disposal to be allowed at a landfill site in Northamptonshire have been given the go-ahead by the government.
The decision for Kings Cliffe near Peterborough follows a two-year stand-off between the …

Soil contamination from Fukushima crisis comparable to Chernobyl: study

May 25, 2011 – 7:22 pm |
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TOKYO (Kyodo) — Radiation released by the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has caused soil contamination matching the levels seen in the Chernobyl disaster in some areas, a researcher told the government’s nuclear policy-setting …

Ore. lawmakers: Don’t put nuclear waste at Hanford

May 25, 2011 – 2:33 pm |
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JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press
Updated 08:07 p.m., Tuesday, May 24, 2011

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A group of Oregon legislators told federal officials Tuesday that the Hanford nuclear reservation should not be considered for permanent storage of …

Hinkley Point nuclear waste sea disposal plan

May 25, 2011 – 1:30 am |
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Plans being developed to deal with nuclear waste at Hinkley Point A in west Somerset will see radioactive gas and liquid released into the sea.
The power station began decommissioning in 2001 and is working on …

Boeing Wins California Nuclear Cleanup Fight

May 24, 2011 – 8:16 pm |
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By TRAVIS SANFORD
(CN) – A federal judge has ruled that a California law making it illegal for the Boeing Co. to transfer or lease any part of a former nuclear-energy and rocket-testing facility until the …

Nuclear First For Costain

May 24, 2011 – 12:01 am |
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Costain has been granted its first nuclear-related patent.
The patent, which involves a more efficient method of immobilising radioactive sludge in a cement matrix, has been granted after an extensive four-year examination process from the …

DOE Issues Draft Request for Proposals Seeking Contractor to Manage, Operate Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

May 17, 2011 – 8:22 pm |

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking a management and operations contractor to maintain the Waste Isolation Pilot Plan (WIPP) and manage the DOE National Transuranic Waste (TRU) …