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Repository needed for used nuclear fuel, industry says


  • Power Engineering

Used nuclear fuel is being safely stored at power plants around the country, but a repository is still needed, industry advocates say. "The U.S. government has an obligation to remove spent fuel from … Read More

Texas watchdog: No proof of connection between fracking and quakes


  • American City Business Journals

There is no conclusive evidence that could link hydraulic fracturing with earthquakes, according to the Texas Railroad Commission, which oversees oil and natural gas exploration in the state. The stat… Read More