Nuclear fuel and Radioactive waste

25. 10. 2021

Foreign radioactive waste will not be processed in Slovakia

No one will import foreign radioactive waste in Slovakia for processing and incineration. This restriction is aiming on low-level waste that was not produced in Slovakia. This follows from the amendment to the Act on the Environment, which also amends the Act on Radiation Protection. The amendment was signed on Monday by President Zuzana Čaputová. […]

30. 7. 2021

US regulator issues FEIS for Texas interim storage facility

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued its final environmental impact statement (FEIS) on Interim Storage Partners, LLC’s application to build and operate a consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) for used nuclear fuel in Texas. The regulator recommends granting a licence for the facility. Introduction Interim Storage Partners (ISP) was established in 2018 as […]

21. 6. 2021

China started building Beishan Underground Research Laboratory

Chinese Atomic Energy Agency (CAEA) has announced that construction of the Beishan Underground Research Laboratory has begun near the city of Jiuquan in the Chinese province of Gansu. The Gobi desert will hosts the laboratory in a granite massif 560 meters. The aim is to perform the necessary tests and trials of the suitability of the […]