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With no way to process it, US will bury 70,000 tons of nuclear waste

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With two decades to go before it can reprocess spent nuclear fuel, the US will have to bury nearly 70,000 tons of it, a research lab reports. It comes after Congress and the Obama administration defunded a planned nuclear waste repository in 2011. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a facility that does research for the Department of Energy (DOE), said ... Read More »

Dutch unleash intelligent robot bins: No ID, no rubbish

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The Netherlands is rolling out intelligent bins that demand ID before accepting rubbish, and let the truck know when they need to be emptied, pointing towards the day when we’ll all have to pay for the stuff we throw away. Altogether 6,000 intelligent bins are being deployed across The Netherlands, and green think tank Environmental Resource Management has calculated that ... Read More »