05 August 2009

Hanford waste study delayed over Yucca Mountain


The long-awaited plan for how USDOE will store, treat and close all of the tanks at Hanford (Tank Closure & Waste Management EIS) was supposed to be released originally in the spring of 2007.

The proposals release continues to be pushed back - this time to account for how they will store wastes because Yucca is no longer an option. Hopefully we will see a final product by the end of the year - it's about time!

1 comment:

  1. Maybe USDOE is taking so long because they are doing a very detailed and complete EIS. Maybe they are coming up with creative disposal alternatives. Maybe they are serious about finally cleaning up Hanford the right way. Unlikely...but we can always dream.