The Spent Fuel Storage Debate Heats Up in the House

The US House of Representatives’ Energy, Climate, and Grid Security subcommittee held a hearing yesterday to boost efforts to handle spent nuclear fuel, and some researchers are sounding the alarm on the risks of waste mismanagement amid an impending US nuclear revival. 


Deep Isolation Is Thinking Ahead

Deep Isolation and its partners have built a first prototype of a nuclear waste disposal canister. It’s an important step toward a working system to safely dispose of spent fuel in boreholes deep beneath the Earth’s surface. Buried deep: Deep Isolation is on a mission to develop a long-term solution for disposing of nuclear waste […]