Texas, New Mexico Seek Licenses To Store Spent Nuclear FuelThe U.S. Energy Department in 2015 announced that it would begin identifying possible locations for interim storage sites as part of its plan to spur the use of nuclear power and develop the transportation and storage infrastructure needed to manage the waste.
Energy Chief Perry Tours Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste SiteEnergy Secretary Rick Perry has toured the site of the failed multi-billion dollar nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, his first visit to an Energy Department site since taking over the department.
U.S. Nuclear Plant Up For Sale At Fraction Of CostAfter spending more than 40 years and $5 billion on an unfinished nuclear power plant in northeastern Alabama, the nation's largest federal utility is preparing to sell the property at a fraction of its cost.
Texas Regulators Approve Expansion Of Nuke SiteRegulators have approved allowing depleted uranium to be buried at a West Texas nuclear waste dump site.
Texas Radioactive Waste Dump Seeking Increased CapacityThe only radioactive waste dump site in Texas is looking seeking permission to triple capacity.
Los Alamos Container Linked To Nuke Dump Leak Questions about the safety of barrels stored at a temporary site in West Texas were raised after a radiation leak at the government's troubled nuclear waste dump.
Report Tallies Texas Nuclear Plant Violations An unreleased report said that two Texas nuclear power plants, in Glen Rose and Wadsworth, each experienced more than 150 lower-level safety violations from 2000 through 2012.
Judge Orders Hearing On Nuclear Waste DumpA judge ruled Tuesday that the TCEQ should have held a hearing about potential harm to nearby residents prior to licensing a remote radioactive waste dump.
Texas Regulators Approve Nuclear Waste BurialState regulators have given final approval for a Dallas company to begin burying low-level radioactive waste at a West Texas site near the New Mexico.
Dallas Company Could Bury Nuclear Waste In AprilTrucks carrying radioactive waste will likely be rolling along Texas highways as early as April, bound for burial at a dump near New Mexico.