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US nuclear waste repository begins filling new disposal area

Nov. 26, 2022 12:28 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Workers at the nation’s only underground nuclear waste repository have started using a newly mined disposal area at the underground facility in southern New Mexico. Officials at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant made the announcement this week, saying the...

Oak Ridge labs to get $497 million in new research funding

Nov. 05, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee will receive a massive infusion of federal dollars for scientific research and other programs under legislation signed into law by President Joe Biden in August. The lab announced Friday that it would receive $497...