Rosatom postpones nuclear waste disposal from Ukraine due to non-payment
May30

Rosatom postpones nuclear waste disposal from Ukraine due to non-payment

Russia’s state-owned nuclear corporation has postposed nuclear waste disposal from Ukraine due to non-payment, Rosatom Director for public policy on radioactive waste, spent nuclear fuel and nuclear decommissioning Oleg Kryukov said Monday. “There are problems related to Ukraine’s payments,” he said, adding that “the first delivery (of nuclear waste disposal – TASS) has been postponed.” According to...

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The nuclear waste site at the heart of Canada’s wildfires
May24

The nuclear waste site at the heart of Canada’s wildfires

Just south of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray, in an area partly ravaged by flames, sits a nuclear waste site. Situated at the extreme north of the Beacon Hill landfill tip, it contains some 42,500 m3 of radioactive minerals, including uranium and cesium. But does it pose a threat to society today? According to information gained by euronews reporter Renaud Gardette, the site lies in the middle of the huge wildfires, blazing...

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