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   See Also: - Guide to radioactive waste, nuclear and radiation related resources on the internet. Categorized directory with more than 1700 links.

    Center for Nuclear and Toxic Waste Management - University of California, Berkeley. Reports on technical and sociopolitical aspects of nuclear and toxic waste management.

    U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board - The NWTRB is an independent agency of the U.S. Government. Its sole purpose is to provide independent scientific and technical oversight of the U.S. program for management and disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel from nuclear power plants.

    Transmutation of Radioactive Waste - A program of the NEA Data Bank of the OECD. A general introduction to transmutation of radioactive waste, information on Transmutation with nuclear reactors, Accelerator-based transmutation, and chemical aspects of transmutation. Also general nuclear data.

    National Academy of Sciences Board on Radioactive Waste Management - concerned with safe and responsible management of radioactive wastes--including spent fuel, high-level waste from reprocessing, transuranic waste, low-level waste, mixed waste and naturally occurring radioactive materials. Scientific and technical analyses as well as policy advice on waste processing, management and disposal.

    Nuclear Safety Storage and Encasement System (NSSES) - Describes a prefabricated system that could be used for on-site interim (retrievable) storage of low- and high-level radioactive waste, including spent fuel and plutonium.

    Private Fuel Storage, LLC - A consortium of electric power companies, PFS applied to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a license to build a temporary storage facility on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation in Utah.

    Draft Reports Confirm Hanford Tank Farm Leaks Contributing Source of Groundwater ContaminationSecurad, Inc. - Canadian project working to develop a facility for the Monitored Retrievable Disposal (MRD) of civilian spent nuclear fuel in deep, dry, stable bedrock, with full retrievability for possible future recycling.

    Nukem Nuclear Technologies - Nuclear Engineering, Waste Management, and Decommissioning Services

    Measures for securing radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel in Murmansk and Archangelsk counties - Bellona Foundation Working Paper on nuclear environmental concerns involving Russian nuclear materials on the Kola Peninsula.

    Center for Nuclear Waste Regulatory Analyses, Southwest Research Institute - U.S. federally funded R&D center sponsored by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to resolve technical and regulatory issues related to a geologic repository for high level nuclear waste.

    Radioactive Waste Management Associates - A private, New York City-based consulting firm specialized in evaluating the health and economic effects of radioactive waste management, transportation, and storage. Site has information and links on radwaste management topics.

    Sierra Club - Nuclear Waste Task Force - Nuclear waste overview, maps, links, news briefs and Sierra Club policies on nuclear issues.

    Australia's Radioactive Waste Repository Site Selection - Investigations aimed at finding and establishing a disposal site. Managed by Commonwealth of Australia Department of Industry, Science and Resources.

    DOE Central Internet Database - US Department of Energy data and reports on US spent fuel and radioactive waste inventories, DOE waste management, and DOE cleanup sites.

    Radioactive Waste - Information, plans, practices and experiences on radioactive waste management disposal amongst the member societies of the International Nuclear Societies Council (INSC).

    Deep Geologic Repository - About the project to develop a spent nuclear fuel repository in the Czech Republic, including research and development and siting activities.

    LBL Nuclear Waste Department - Information about Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Earth Sciences Division research related to Yucca Mountain and other aspects of radioactive waste management.

    Nuclear Waste Project Office - Information about NWPO, Yucca Mountain, Neveda test site, NWPO news, and policy, legal and key technical issues.

    International Waste Management - Contains a variety of information related to waste management in 24 different countries. Information provided includes facts about energy production, nuclear fuel cycle, and organizational framework as well as organizational contacts for further information.

    Posiva Oy - Information from the organization responsible for radioactive waste management in Finland.

    Nuclear Waste - Information on nuclear waste including disposal, politics, news and environmental impact.

    Hanford Spent Nuclear Fuel Program - Program description, goals, methods, and progress thus far. Provides photos, press releases and related links, as well as background information.

    T-REX: Transportation Resource Exchange Center - Information and internet links on topics related to the transport of radioactive and nuclear materials and wastes.

    Civilian Nuclear Spent Fuel Temporary Storage Options (US) - Report produced by the Congressional Research Service on current spent fuel storage, future options and relevant background.

    The Virtual Repository - Profiles the situation in countries actively engaged in siting or developing facilities for disposal of nuclear waste of all categories.

    Tonawanda Nuclear Site Info - Tonawanda Nuclear Site Info is a collection of current information and historical documents related to the mismanagement of FUSRAP nuclear wastes at the former Manhattan Project's Tonawanda, NY site.

    National Spent Nuclear Fuel Program - Fact sheets on spent fuel issues and background, program mission, lessons learned, progress thus far, data on spent fuel, links, contact information and calendar.

    Curriculum Module: Nuclear Waste - Lesson plan for teaching a unit on the long term storage of nuclear waste. Provides materials list, objectives, procedures and references.

    Disposal of High Level Waste - Defines high level waste, explains necessity for disposal and options available, addresses costs and safety issues. Prepared by the Nuclear Energy Agency, references cited.

    DOE Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management - Information on the Yucca Mountain Project, the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, waste acceptance, quality assurance, and current legislative progress.

    Hydrofracture Projects - Links to data available on a number of experimental projects in hydrofracture for nuclear waste disposal.

    SKB - The storage of radioactive waste - Outlines goals of search for a disposal site for spent nuclear fuel generated in the three cities with nuclear power plants in Sweden. Provides background on the company formed to handle the waste as well as a reference section.

    Global Experience in Waste Disposal - Report on existing nuclear waste disposal technology by the International Atomic Energy Agency. Discusses a wide variety of practices, evaluates suitability for various types of waste.

    Low-Level Radioactive Waste - A series of fact sheets on various aspects of low level waste handling, storage and disposal produced by Ohio State University.

    Management of Radioactive Waste - Discusses the classification and characteristics of nuclear waste, current practise in waste disposal, costs and safety requirements. Report by the Uranium Institute, London.

    Nuclear Waste Management - A collection of papers on nuclear waste management, characterization and disposal delivered at the annual symposium coordinated the Uranium Institute, London.

    UK National Consensus Conference on Radioactive Waste Management (UK) - Report of the conference, explains the goals and procedures used to arrive at the final document, describes the choice of witnesses and panelists, provides some background on waste.

    Nuclear Waste Storage - Prepared by the Office of Environmental Management of the Department of Energy, this document outlines the types of waste, the goals for storage, and describes methods used. Illustrated.

    Pahrump Nuclear Waste Advisory Committee - Committee established in the small, unincorporated town of Pahrump, Nevada, to advise the town on nuclear waste issues. Introduces the members and their areas of expertise, and gives information about the work of the committee.

    The Siting of Radioactive Waste Storage Facilities - Discusses criteria for choosing a site, past experiences, the need for additional sites and makes suggestions for future improvements. Bibliography.

    Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel - Information about storage options available for spent nuclear fuel and links to other Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) pages.

    Waste Management in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle - Briefing paper by the Uranium Information Center, Australia on nuclear waste management as a part of the fuel cycle. Addresses waste disposal practices worldwide.

    Low-level Nuclear Waste Disposal Sites - Update and hearing summary on low-level nuclear waste disposal. Issues include Texas compact and Ward Valley site. Reported by the American Geological Institute Government Affairs Program.

    NRC Radioactive Waste - Presents information about types of regulated waste and activities, responsibilities of NRC and related information. Also links to other NRC web pages.

    Ward Valley - Update and hearing summary on Ward Valley low-level nuclear waste disposal site. Reported by American Geological Institute Government Affairs Program.

    Nuclear Waste Burners - News, papers, articles regarding nuclear waste burners. Has newsletter, links to major publications.

    South Carolina Radioactive Waste Disposal Program - Information about the State-owned low-level radioactive waste disposal facility in Barnwell County. Provides customer access information and prices. Also provides numerous technical documents on history, policies and practices for disposal of commercial low-level radioactive waste in the U.S.

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