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  • Managing Nuclear Information in the Cloud

    The burden of data management for the nuclear power industry is second only to that of managing nuclear material itself. For utilities operating nuclear power plants, deploying a centralized environmental management system to the “Cloud,” and housing all of their data in it, is offering unprecedented opportunities for better monitoring, aggregating and reporting of data. Aggregating ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • CH2M-led Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC. awarded Department of Energy Paducah Deactivation and Remediation Contract

    The United States Department of Energy announced today that Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC., a CH2M-led company with partners Fluor Corporation and BWX Technologies, Inc., was awarded the Paducah Deactivation and Remediation (D&R) Contract at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The Paducah site is situated on approximately 3,500 acres in Western Kentucky, eight miles west of Paducah, ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • EOS Remediation secures rights for vadose zone remediation by physical and biological means

    EOS Remediation, LLC, a developer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for groundwater restoration, and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC announced that they have signed an Exclusive Patent License Agreement.  This royalty-based agreement grants EOS Remediation an exclusive world-wide license to manufacture, use, and sell the technology known as VOS™, a “Thixotropic Gel for Vadose Zone ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • University finds metal sulfide solution for nuclear waste

    Nuclear power has advantages, but, if this method of making power is to be viable long term, discovering new solutions to radioactive waste disposal and other problems are critical. Otherwise nuclear power is unlikely to become mainstream. A team of Northwestern University chemists is the first to focus on metal sulfide materials as a possible source for nuclear waste remediation methods. Their ...


    By Northwestern University

  • 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

  • UK new nuclear – 2013 successes and beyond

    Introduction It’s a pleasure to be with you again at this Nuclear Industry Association event to showcase the many benefits that nuclear energy brings to the UK, and to have the opportunity to speak to you all - the people that are instrumental in turning this new nuclear promise into a reality that delivers clean, safe and affordable energy for generations to come. 2013 has ...

  • Department of energy cites savannah river nuclear solutions, LLC for radiation protection and nuclear safety violations

    The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS) for a June 14, 2010, incident that violated DOE's radiation protection and nuclear safety regulations, and has proposed a $243,750 civil penalty. The violations are associated with an incident that occurred while an SRNS worker was performing waste remediation ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Lawmakers want Corps, not EPA, to remediate landfill

    Four members of Missouri's congressional delegation on Thursday called for the Army Corps of Engineers to take over remediation of the West Lake Landfill site in St. Louis County, saying the Environmental Protection Agency is moving too slowly in addressing concerns about nuclear contamination. Sens. Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill and Reps. Ann Wagner and William Lacy Clay introduced legislation ...


    By Associated Press

  • Nuclear Energy Insider: Nuclear D&D Supply Chain Conference Sold Out

    Sources at Nuclear Energy Insider state that with the estimated cost of nuclear D&D in the U.S. at over $45.1 billion and the Office of Environmental Management having request $6.1bn in funding for DOE decommissioning projects alone now is the time for decommissioning contractors to become market leaders within this booming industry. The 10 remaining places will sell out this week so ensure ...


  • EnergySolutions announces US$19m remedial stewardship contract

    EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE:ES) has announced its major role in the clean up of the Asarco Federated Metal Superfund Site in Houston, Texas. EnergySolutions has responsibility for soil remediation at the 20-year old site pursuant to a $19,000,000 contract with Environmental Liability Transfer, Inc. which acquired the site from the Asarco bankruptcy estate. 'It has been very rewarding to work ...


    By EnergySolutions

  • New Environmental Management and Remediation network lauched by the IAEA

    The Environet - The IAEA Network on Environmental Management and Remediation - is being established to work as a facilitator to increase effectiveness and efficiency in the sharing of international experience on good practices for remediation of radiologically contaminated sites. The network is also aimed at introducing the life-cycle approach to nuclear and non-nuclear (NORM) operations in order ...

  • EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the Nuclear Metals Site in Concord, Mass.

    EPA has completed the “Record of Decision” (ROD) for the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund Site, located in Concord, Mass. The ROD outlines a detailed plan for cleaning up contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater at the Site. The ROD explains the various cleanup options chosen by EPA for the Site. EPA selected a cleanup that includes excavation and off-site disposal of sediments and ...

  • New nuclear will learn lessons from past mistakes - Davey

    Energy Secretary Edward Davey today underlined the Government’s commitment to deal with the UK’s nuclear legacy and to ensure that the nuclear new build programme learns every lesson from past mistakes. He said policies to ensure new nuclear operators cover their waste and decommissioning costs will mean that future generations do not pay the price for nuclear electricity used decades ...

  • CH2M HILL Appoints Dennis Ferrera President of Nuclear Business Group

    CH2M HILL (www.ch2mhill.com), a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, announces the appointment of Dennis Ferrera as President of its Nuclear Business Group effective January 1, 2013. He succeeds Mark Fallon, who will become Managing Director, UK/Europe Region. In ...


  • Cleanup Plan Proposed for the Nuclear Metals Site in Concord, Mass.

    EPA has released for public review and comment a proposed cleanup plan for the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund Site, located in Concord, Mass., to address contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater at the Site. EPA has scheduled a public information meeting and a formal public hearing to comment on the plan. The public information meeting will take place on Nov. 12, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at ...

  • Heartland Institute Expert Available to Speak About New Nuclear Plant Approvals

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission today approved licenses to build two new nuclear reactors. The plants, which will be in Georgia, are the first to gain government authorization since ...


  • Locus introduces environmental data management system for nuclear facilities

    Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based environmental software, announced today that it has expanded its flagship product EIM to include a module for nuclear facilities information management and reporting. Nearly all of the activities associated with water and soil protection at nuclear power plants and other nuclear facilities, including the assessment of site ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • 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 ...

  • US energy department faulted for mishandling Hanford nuclear waste

    The US Department of Energy doesn't know enough about the condition and contents of millions of gallons of radioactive and hazardous wastes stored in tanks at its Hanford Site in Washington state to make good decisions about cleanup and costs, according to a new report by Congress's investigative agency. The findings issued by the US General Accountability Office are the latest in a string of ...

  • 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 ...


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