nuclear decontamination News

  • New Decontamination Product Approved for Use

    METIS Scientific has announced that its product DG Sure has been approved for use in some nuclear plants in the UK. DG Sure, was formulated specifically to adhere to the UK’s disposal regulatory requirements and therefore could be used at other facilities throughout the UK and EU. The product, is void of chelators and has low levels of halides and sulfides. The product has almost a year of ...


    By METIS Scientific

  • DeconGel® Provides Radiological Decontamination Technology to Japan in Wake of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Crisis

    CBI Polymers LLC, the Honolulu-based innovator of DeconGel® nuclear decontaminant, will join the broad-based philanthropic effort to help with the crisis in Japan by making a donation of $250,000 in radiological decontamination products and technical services at the request of the Japanese Medical Association (JMA) for the removal of radioactive contaminants in support of public health and ...


    By METIS Scientific

  • KI Canada Expands Radiation Decontamination Preparedness

    KI Canada is pleased to announce that it has been approved as a marketing and distribution agent for Radiation Decontamination Solutions, LLC, of Oldsmar, Florida. “This is a significant step forward for KI Canada,” says Tom Gottlieb, president of KI Canada.  “For several years now we have offered crisis protect products to international markets and the addition of the RadDecon line greatly ...


    By KI Canada ltd.

  • RDS’s Mass Effect Solutions™ for topical Decontamination.

    Description: RDS’s Mass Effect Solutions™ for topical Decontamination. Users: First responders kits, Emergency RadDecon Kit. Ok for use on human skin.• Nuclear power plants, weapon manufacturers Nuclear labs • Hospitals  for decontamination of rooms used in radioactive medicine: • Government as a stockpile for decontamination due to dirty ...


    By KI Canada ltd.

  • Geovariances - Setting Standards for Decontamination of Radioactive Sites

    Kartotrak, the first all-in-one software solution for radio-contaminated site characterization IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Geovariances, the global leader of geostatistical solutions launches Kartotrak, the first commercially available solution dedicated to all stages of any remediation program of radio-contaminated soil. French company Geovariances announces the launch of Kartotrak, the first ...


    By GEOVARIANCES

  • Filtration Systems for Nuclear Decommissioning

    Porvair Filtration Group is a specialist supplier of clean-up filtration systems for nuclear decommissioning and decontamination. As processes are developed to deal with nuclear legacy waste and strict legislation defines storage conditions, Porvair has developed solutions to meet increasingly complex filtration problems associated with decommissioning and decontamination ...


    By Porvair Filtration Group

  • Global CBRN & HAZMAT Incidents Decontamination Industry Research Report

    The threat of CBRN terrorism and HAZMAT incidences was demonstrated by the Fukushima 3/11 reactors meltdown, which left nearly 8% of the Japanese mainland contaminated and is expected to cost more than $40 billion to decontaminate. Global public outcry drove governments to impose strict safety regulations and accident recovery funding, which will raise the market for decontamination equipment ...

  • Japan delaying cleanup of towns near nuclear plant

    Radiation cleanup in some of the most contaminated towns around Fukushima's nuclear power plant is behind schedule, so some residents will have to wait a few more years before returning, Japanese officials saidMonday. Environment Ministry officials said they are revising the cleanup schedule for six of 11 municipalities in an exclusion zone from ...


    By Associated Press

  • U.S. Company`s unique decontamination technology used in Japan to remediate Fukushima school campus

    CBI Polymers Inc., the U.S.-based innovator of DeconGel® nuclear decontaminant, announced today the collaborative effort to remediate radiation from the campus of the Asahimachi Baptist Church and Little Lamb Kindergarten in Fukushima, Japan, in a project CBI Polymers calls “Restore Playtime.”   CBI Polymers donated its DeconGel® nuclear decontaminant and the manpower to ...


    By METIS Scientific

  • Decommissioning is a significant part of nuclear power’s GHG impact

    The greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions produced during the decommissioning phase of nuclear power plants may have been underestimated in previous assessments, new research suggests. The study estimated that the decommissioning process for a German plant resulted in 1 651 265 tonnes of CO2 (or equivalent) emissions, or 0.825 tonnes of CO2 equivalent per tonne of waste. While the researchers ...

  • Japan`s nuclear cleanup stymied by water woes

    More than three years into Japan's massive cleanup of the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant, only a tiny fraction of the workers are focused on the key tasks of dismantling the broken reactors and removing radioactive fuel rods. Instead, nearly all the workers are devoted to a single, enormously distracting problem: coping with the vast amount of water that becomes contaminated after it is pumped ...


    By Associated Press

  • U.S. Moves to Become Global Nuclear Fuel Supplier

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - The Bush administration is pressing forward with plans to recycle spent nuclear fuel in the United States and supply nuclear fuel to other countries that refrain from building nuclear enrichment or recycling facilities to make their own nuclear fuel. The U.S. Department of Energy, DOE, announced Thursday that it intends to prepare a ...

  • Perma-Fix Announces Its 12th Annual Nuclear Waste Management Forum

    Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI) today announced it will host its 12th Annual Nuclear Waste Management Forum December 10-13, 2012 in Nashville, TN. This year's forum theme is "U.S. Waste Management Innovation Applied at Home and Abroad." The forum will feature waste management experts who will highlight the significant progress made in cleaning up some of the most ...

  • Spain, US sign new accord on nuclear accident cleanup plan

    Spain and the United States signed an agreement Monday to further discuss the cleanup and removal of land contaminated with radioactivity after a mid-air collision in 1966 dumped four U.S. hydrogen bombs near the southern Spanish village of Palomares. Under a statement of intent signed by Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo and U.S. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia to get more aid to decommission nuclear plants

    EU financial aid to help Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia to complete the decommissioning of the Kozloduy, Ignalina and Bohunice nuclear power plants in the next EU budget period (2014-2020) was approved by MEPs on Tuesday. These power plants are "too dated and could not be cost-effectively upgraded to meet the minimum required safety standards" says rapporteur Giles Chichester (ECR, UK). The new ...


    By European Parliament

  • Shaw Successfully Mitigating Environmental Impacts at Nuclear Site in Japan

    The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) today announced that support services contracted by its subsidiary, Shaw Global Services, LLC, are performing as designed to help recovery at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station in Japan. After a tsunami and earthquake hit Japan in March, the Toshiba Corp. led Shaw, Babcock & Wilcox, Westinghouse and Exelon Nuclear ...


  • Japan ex-leaders join calls against nuclear power

    Japan's flagging anti-nuclear movement is getting a boost from two former prime ministers who are calling for atomic power to be phased out following the Fukushima disaster. Former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said Tuesday that the current prime minister, Shinzo Abe, should take advantage of his high public support and sway in ...


    By Associated Press

  • EnergySolutions to Discuss Nuclear Station License Stewardship Accounting Methodology -- Update

    EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE: ES) announced today that, in connection with its previously scheduled conference call at 5:00 p.m. EDT today to discuss the license stewardship accounting methodology, it is making the following materials available for discussion: Exhibit 1: EBITDA Bridge - 2010 Actual to 2011 Guidance Exhibit 2: License Stewardship Model Financial Statements Exhibit 3: ...


    By EnergySolutions

  • Energy Deputy Secretary Poneman Co-Chairs Nuclear Meeting in Japan

    U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and Japan's Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama co-chaired the third meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation in Tokyo, Japan, this week. The meeting included participants from a wide range of U.S. government agencies, including the Departments of Energy, State, Commerce, and the U.S. Environmental ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • K-25 demolition project receives American Nuclear Society award

    The successful demolition of a former gaseous diffusion facility has been honored by the American Nuclear Society. The American Nuclear Society’s Decommissioning and Environmental Services Division selected the K-25 demolition project to receive its Project Excellence Award. The K-25 building, located at East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP), was built as part of the Manhattan Project in ...


    By US Department of Energy

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