Society News Archive

11 January 2013
DOE Issues Strategy Report on Waste Management and Disposal

The Department of Energy has issued "The Strategy for the Management and Disposal of Used Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste."

Prepared as a response to the recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future, this report is a framework for moving toward a sustainable program to deploy an integrated system capable of transporting, storing, and disposing of used nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste from civilian nuclear power generation, defense, national security, and other activities.

Download the report here.