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US legislature considers waste management reforms

21 november 2019

Draft legislation to update the US Department of Energy's ability to manage nuclear waste - passed by the House Energy and Commerce Committee yesterday - would allow DOE to build and operate interim storage sites to consolidate used fuel from decommissioned reactors. Similar draft legislation has now been introduced in the US Senate.
 

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