The Obama administration said Thursday it wanted to officially terminate the Yucca Mountain nuclear storage waste site and instead spend $197 million to phase out the project and "explore alternatives" for nuclear waste disposal.

FACTOIDS ? 500 MW Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) is a pool type reactor and the design has been carried out indigenously with a strong R&D back up from the IGCAR ? PFBR is the forerunner of the sec- ond stage of India

New York: Failed investment bank Lehman Brothers sits not only on toxic subprime mortgage loans but also toxic nuclear stockpile.

According to reports, the bankrupt bank holds up to 450,000 pounds of uranium

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IMPORTED nuclear fuel has finally reached the country

Significant surface radioactive anomalies, with values up to 0.177% eU3O8 (n = 9), located during 1992 along the non-conformity contact of basement granitoid with the Srisailam Formation, around Chitrial village, Nalgonda District, Andhra Pradesh, led to the establishment of a sizeable uranium deposit by recent exploration.

Over one lakh tonnes of uranium reserves have been found across 10 states in the country, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Australia's Labor Party scrapped its 25-year ban on new uranium mines at its recent national policy conference in Sydney. In a media release, the party said it had "removed its current ban...

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