Nuclear

Idaho to Get USS Enterprise Spent Nuclear Fuel
Idaho to Get USS Enterprise Spent Nuclear Fuel
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A Navy spokesman says spent nuclear fuel from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise that is being decommissioned Dec. 1 will be sent to eastern Idaho for study and storage. Tom Dougan of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program tells the Post Register the spent fuel from the ship's eight reactors will arrive at the Naval Reactors Facility at the Idaho National L
Dept. of Energy Wants INL Cleanup Extension
Dept. of Energy Wants INL Cleanup Extension
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has asked Idaho officials for an extension of one year on deadlines involving cleanup of high-level radioactive waste at the Idaho National Laboratory in eastern Idaho. The Post Register reports in a story published Wednesday that the federal agency failed to meet a September deadline to begin treating the waste at the Integrated Waste Treatm
Top Story Podcast 4/28/11: Obama’s Birth Cert., CSI Car Show, Cops, Nuclear Power.
Top Story Podcast 4/28/11: Obama’s Birth Cert., CSI Car Show, Cops, Nuclear Power.
Top Story Podcast 4/28/11: First hour - Obama's birth certificate and related conspiracies, CSI Auto Tech Car Show, Cops. Second hour - Nuclear power...is it even as dangerous as coal power?  The libs would have you believe you belong in jail if you are pro-nuke, especially after the situation in Japan ...
Nuclear Power Development May Be Delayed
Nuclear Power Development May Be Delayed
A Uof I nuclear engineer says the situation in Japan could very well hault the nuclear energy program here in the U.S. for a while.  Several experts say the Japanese authorities are underplaying the severity of the incident there, particularly on a scale called INES used to rank nuclear incidents. The Japanese have so far rated the accident a four on a one-to-seven scale, but that rating was issue