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What a hazardous waste

...ahem, "MOX alternatives" in 12 to 18 months.Shuttering the MOX facility, and the defunding of the Yucca Mountain waste site by Obama five years ago, means hazardous nuclear material that could have been converted to fuel will be stored at SRS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-14/what-hazardous-waste
NM nuke leak raises questions

...including hopes by DOE that it can ship hotter, liquid waste from leaking tanks at Washington state's Hanford nuclear waste site. New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn said the state will be looking closely at what caused the leak that exposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-28/nm-nuke-leak-raises-ques
Decision stalls on future of waste site

...dozen people testify during a four-hour meeting, a House subcommittee studying whether to keep the Barnwell nuclear waste site open adjourned Tuesday without making a decision. The facility currently takes and stores low-level nuclear waste...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/07/met_119261.shtml
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Fight over nuclear waste site health standards heads to court

...health protection requirements for a proposed nuclear waste site in Nevada, ignoring pleas from the nuclear industry...standard would mean a person living 11 miles from the waste site would absorb every year a little less radiation than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/08/tec_311887.shtml
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Area briefs: Nuclear waste site OK for 10 years

Chem-Nuclear Systems Inc.'s low-level nuclear waste site in Barnwell County can operate for another decade at the rate it is accepting material, a new state task force learned Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/13/met_265511.shtml
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Across South Carolina

McMaster wants Yucca waste site to stay openCOLUMBIA -- South Carolina's top lawyer says the U.S. Energy Department can't stop plans to store tons of nuclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/2010-02-26/across-south-carolina
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Scientist suggests natural toxic waste cleanup

ATHENS, Ga. -- Digging up a hazardous waste site on University of Georgia-owned land near the State Botanical Garden of Georgia would waste money and cause the same kind of environmental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/23/met_275580.shtml
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Group urges limit to waste

COLUMBIA - Senate President Pro Tem Glenn McConnell's opinion is clear: The low-level nuclear waste site in Barnwell County should not continue to accept waste from non-Atlantic Compact states. "What we're saying is, 'No more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/12/met_124323.shtml
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Plant off EPA list of sites

After a $5 million cleanup spanning 14 years, an Augusta toxic waste site has been removed from the federal Superfund list that includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's worst hazardous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/02/met_225327.shtml
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Georgia, other states studied for nuke waste alternative

...likely death of a planned nuclear waste site at Nevada's Yucca Mountain has...about a high-level radioactive waste site coming to their neighborhood...nation's only active deep underground waste site is the Waste Isolation Pilot Project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-12-19/georgia-other-states-studied