An international research project found that high concentrations of radioactive material in glaciers around the world could be exposed due to climate change.
President Trump’s Department of Energy has expressed interest in restarting research and development at Yucca Mountain in Nevada.
The Greenland ice sheet is a useful stand-in for the future.
The plan to build a nuclear waste dump on the Great Lakes is inching forward. It still needs consent from the Saugeen Ojibway Nation.
Nuclear waste can remain toxic for tens of thousands of years. How do you warn the future that they’re standing on nuclear waste when there’s no one around to translate?
French energy company Areva, which is managing the shipment, says some “small flaws” were found during the ship’s pre-departure inspection, but they had been fixed.