DOE Awards Contract for the Construction of Accelerated Retrieval Project (ARP) IX

The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management awarded a contract to North Wind Services, LLC, Idaho Falls, Idaho,

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LINE Commission’s Report on Budget, INL and Nuclear Power

Release of the Idaho Leadership in Nuclear Energy (LINE) Commission’s final report to Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and impending threats to the Idaho National Laboratory’s (INL) federal funding have made Lane Allgood even more passionate in his defense of the INL in particular and nuclear power in general.

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Yucca Mountain’s Future

The Nuclear Energy Institute’s president and chief executive officer expects a federal appeals court in December to direct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to continue the licensing process for the controversial Yucca Mountain high level nuclear waste repository in Nevada.

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New Book Updates INL’s History, Documents a Decade of Transformation

The U.S. Department of Energy is releasing an update to the history of the Idaho National Laboratory, documenting a decade of transformation at the laboratory, and a “decade of doing” for the Idaho Cleanup Project.

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Idaho Site Achieves Successful Nuclear Shipment on Newly Constructed Haul Road

Close coordination among operations, security and transportation teams at the Idaho site helped ensure the recent success of the first nuclear shipment on a newly constructed haul road.

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Nuclear Waste Management’s Future: John Kotek Discusses the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future’s Conclusions

Getting past state-versus-federal rights objections ultimately will be the most challenging aspect of charting a new course for managing the nation’s nuclear waste, the former staff director for the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future says, explaining the commission’s recommendations in its final January 2012 report.

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