Nuclear history of the United States: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

US Nuclear waste dump plant marks 20 years

With tons of cold war era nuclear waste and decades of bomb making, US started this undergroung nuclear waste isolation program. The program has now successfully proved that radioactive waste could be safely disposed deep underground rendering less threat to the environment. However there had been minor accidents in the plant. A radiation leak in ..

Nuclear Safety and Regulatory Authority Bill Approved by Cabinet

The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of a new independent nuclear safety regulatory authority which will report to the Parliament and will be headed by a professional with extensive experience in atomic energy. The Nuclear Safety and Regulatory Authority Bill has been cleared by Cabinet in this context. Details are awaited.