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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has completed the excavation and transfer of historic low-level radioactive waste away from the Lake Ontario shoreline to a new long-term waste management facility. The waste removal marks a milestone for the Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI) which CNL is implementing through its Historic Waste Program Management Office on behalf of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL).

Date: Wednesday, 11 November 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/CNL-completes-removal-of-Canadian-legacy-waste

An extensive EU-funded research project has been launched to investigate the effects of chronic exposure to low doses of radon and other naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) on humans and the environment. The EUR22 million (USD26 million), five-year RadoNorm project involves 56 partners from 22 European countries.

Date: Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/EU-research-project-focuses-on-radon-and-NORM

A long-scheduled repair and maintenance outage at Russia’s Balakovo 3 (a 950MWe VVER) ended on 31 March.

Date: Friday, 03 April 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrussias-balakovo-nuclear-plant-tests-remix-fuel-7853050

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has marked the tenth anniversary of its Network on Environmental Remediation and Management (ENVIRONET) initiative by showcasing projects it has supported, lessons learned and plans to ensure future activities inside and outside the fuel cycle benefit from an integrated approach to remediation.

Date: Wednesday, 02 October 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-showcases-environmental-remediation-success

Russia has begun tests of its new Remix (Regenerated Mixture) nuclear fuel at the MIR research reactor at the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR) in Dimitrovgrad. Development of REMIX fuel is part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom's strategy to enable better use of recycled uranium and plutonium on an industrial scale in pressurised water reactors.

Date: Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrussia-begins-testing-remix-fuel-5669460

Russia has started testing its new type of nuclear fuel, REMIX, at the MIR research reactor at the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors in Dimitrovgrad, which is in the Ulyanovsk region. Development of REMIX (from Regenerated Mixture) fuel is part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom's strategy to enable better use of recycled uranium and plutonium on an industrial scale in pressurized water reactors.

Date: Wednesday, 09 November 2016
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Russia-loads-REMIX-fuel-into-MIR-research-reactor

Russia's Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC) has fabricated experimental fuel rods with REMIX fuel at its chemical metallurgical plant, the company said. The REMIX (regenerated mixture) fuel was developed by the VG Khlopin Radium Institute in St Petersburg for Techsnadexport (Tenex), the nuclear materials trading arm of state nuclear corporation Rosatom.

Date: Tuesday, 07 June 2016
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrussias-remix-fuel-will-enable-closed-fuel-cycle-4915826

The US Department of Defense and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) outlining their roles in the clean-up of radium and other unlicensed radioactive materials at military sites.

Date: Friday, 13 May 2016
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-dod-and-nrc-define-legacy-clean-up-roles-4892608

Firms from Russia, Canada and the USA have been chosen to demonstrate their technology for cleaning up tritium-containing liquid radioactive waste at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Date: Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfirms-selected-for-tritium-clean-up-demos-at-fukushima-4360700

A new OECD/NEA report about uranium mining argues that the industry is controversial largely because of historical issues: today it is one of the most regulated and safest forms of mining in the world.

Date: Tuesday, 10 June 2014
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuranium-mining-today-far-cry-from-bad-old-days---report-4289314