Rockman aka Randy Post is the Owner and Editor In Chief of GeoPrac.net. This category is where posts regarding the GeoPrac site itself will be made. It is also a place for Randy to blog about issues affecting his professional practice, current projects and occasionally more esoteric topics.
Since the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository has gotten the axe from President Obama, nuclear power plants around the country are faced with the prospect of virtually indefinite "temporary" storage of their nuclear waste in the form of spent fuel rods. The US Department of Energy has a legal obligation to find a permanent disposal facility for the spent fuel, and the agreements currently in place presumed that Yucca Mountain would be accepting nuclear waste by 2025 which clearly won’t happen. (Photo of dry cask temporary storage method for spent nuclear fuel from Connecticut Yankee). More after the break. […]