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Perry speaks out for Yucca Mountain

Friday, June 23, 2017

Perry_Yucca_Mt_2017_(@SecretaryPerry)-48The USA has a moral obligation to address its nuclear waste issue, and restarting the Yucca Mountain licensing process and committing to establishing an interim storage facility for used fuel will accelerate the fulfilment of that obligation, US Energy Secretary Rick Perry this week told House and Senate appropriations subcommittees.

Toshiba granted extension to accounting deadline

Friday, June 23, 2017

Japan's Toshiba Corporation has been granted an extension to the deadline for the submission of its audited earnings results for the 2016 financial year, which ended on 31 March. At the same time, the company has slightly revised its annual loss estimate.

US court blocks WCS sale

Friday, June 23, 2017

Texas_Compact_(WCS)-48A US court has blocked EnergySolutions Inc's $367 million acquisition of Waste Control Specialists LLC, ruling in favour of an antitrust filing against the merger by the US Department of Justice.

Four uranium projects excluded from Western Australia ban

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Mulga Rock project - 48The Western Australian government has imposed a ban on future uranium mining leases, but says it will not stand in the way of four uranium projects approved by the state's previous government.