What went wrong at Hanford cleanup, where radioactive contamination spread? A new report looks at missteps at a Hanford demolition project where radioactive contamination spread 10 miles from the work site.
Seattle Times 9th March 2018 read more »
The US mining industry has asked the supreme court to overturn an Obama-era rule prohibiting the mining of uranium on public lands adjacent to the Grand Canyon. The National Mining Association (NMA) and the American Exploration and Mining Association (AEMA) filed petitions on Friday asking the court to reverse the 2012 ban on new uranium mining claims on more than 1 million acres of public land surrounding Grand Canyon national park.
Guardian 10th March 2018 read more »
Yucca has long been viewed as the expedient solution, but that attempt to foist a solution on an unconsenting state has instead been a failure. If Congress decides to waste tens of millions of dollars to restart the licensing process for the Yucca site, more anger and further delay is sure to follow.
NRDC 5th March 2018 read more »