Category Archives: Nuclear

Proposed Nuclear Waste Storage in Yucca Mountain, Nevada, U.S.

Yucca Mountain is the proposed site for the Department of Energy’s repository for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste (EPW majority staff 2006). The facility is located on federally owned land on the western edge of the famous Nevada … Continue reading

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Ranger Uranium Mine, Australia

Located within Australia’s Northern Territory, Ranger Uranium mine is the second largest uranium producing mine in Australia and third largest in the world[1]. Operated by Energy Resources of Australia (ERA), uranium drawn from it is exported all over the world … Continue reading

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Four Mile Uranium Mine, Australia

Australia has the largest supply of proven uranium reserves globally and in 2015 was the third largest producer of uranium[1]. The Four Mile mine is the most recent Australian uranium mine to begin operation and uses in situ leaching (ISL)  … Continue reading

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