Energy Secretary to Visit Nuclear Plant, Discuss Waste Issue | Connecticut News

By JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) – The US energy secretary is planning to visit a nuclear power plant in Connecticut on Friday at the invitation of the local congressional member as they both work to change how spent nuclear fuel is stored nationwide to solve a decadeslong stalemate. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm … Read more

Deep Isolation aims to bury nuclear waste using boreholes

Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Elizabeth Muller, the CEO, and Richard Muller, the chief technology officer, of Deep Isolation, in Texas for their 2019 demonstration. Photographer: Roman Pino, Courtesy Deep Isolation There is no permanent nuclear waste depository in the United States. Instead, nuclear waste is stored in dry casks at the locations of currently … Read more