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Stories with organization: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Regulators schedule meetings on Nevada nuclear dump report 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 12:10 pm

    LAS VEGAS - The federal agency reviewing plans for the long-stalled Yucca Mountain national nuclear waste dump in Nevada has set dates and places of public meetings about revisions to an environmental report.

  • Regulators issuing draft report on Nevada nuclear dump plan 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 5:56 pm

    LAS VEGAS - A key study in a series leading to licensing hearings for the long-stalled Yucca Mountain national nuclear waste dump in Nevada finds what the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is calling a small chance that radioactive contamination could get into the environment.

  • NRC inspecting Illinois uranium-conversion plant after leak 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 5:31 pm

    METROPOLIS, Illinois - A southern Illinois uranium-conversion plant is undergoing a special inspection after a weekend leak of uranium hexafluoride, a gas used to produce enriched uranium for nuclear power plants, Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials said.