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Legislation Would End Local Government’s Ability to Block High-Level Radioactive Waste Projects

Legislation Would End Local Government’s Ability to Block High-Level Radioactive Waste Projects

The issue of disposing of radioactive waste in North Dakota has been a hot button issue at the local level. In particular, there was a fight back in 2016 over a bore hole experiment the University of North Dakota wanted to conduct in Pierce County (Rugby). “The Deep Borehole Project stems from a U.S. Department

Health Department Should Hold Meeting on Radioactive Waste Rules

Changes to state rules over the disposal of radioactive waste made by the State Health Department were both prudent and needed. The changes were modest. We’re talking about mildly radioactive materials being disposed of under new rules that are still some of the tightest in the nation. But activist groups are engaging in a ridiculous campaign

Strict Regulations Share Some Blame For Radioactive Waste Dumping In North Dakota

“Radioactive Waste Is North Dakota’s New Shale Problem” That’s what the Wall Street Journal is reporting in a front-page story, referring to instances of illegal dumping of filter socks in western North Dakota. That dumping includes a high-profile and very troubling instance where an abandoned gas station was found stuffed full of radioactive filter socks, and

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