Nuclear history of the United States Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Energy • Environmental impact of nuclear power • Hazardous waste • High-level radioactive waste management • Nuclear and radiation accidents and incidents • Nuclear history of the United States • Nuclear physics • Nuclear technology • Radioactive waste • Radioactive Waste Repository Authority • Radioactivity
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.
Topics: Atomic Energy Regulatory Board • Atoms for Peace • Current Affairs – April, 2016 • Energy • Nuclear energy • Nuclear energy in India • Nuclear history of the United States • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear technology • Outline of nuclear power