Tag: Uranium

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Pressure on U.S. Nuclear Power Could Mount if Sanctions Imposed on Russian Uranium

March 10, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and ensuing sanctions may have a limited immediate impact on the U.S. nuclear industry, despite its reliance on uranium imports. Potential implications over the longer term, however, require urgent action, officials from the Nuclear Energy Institute […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Ban on Russian Energy Imports Gains Bipartisan, Bicameral Steam in Congress

March 7, 2022

Via: PowerMag

Eighteen bipartisan U.S. Senators are backing a bill that would direct the president to declare a national emergency and prohibit imports of Russian energy commodities, including crude oil, petroleum products, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and coal. While the measure does […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Extracting Uranium from Radioactive Waste

February 4, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

Scientists at Ural Federal University have figured out how to process sludge containing radioactive uranium, which will help provide uranium for the nuclear industry. “We have succeeded in extracting uranium suitable for recycling into nuclear fuel production,” explains Ksenia Nalivaiko, […]