Tag: Waste

China opens first facility to convert nuclear waste into glass for safer storage

China opens first facility to convert nuclear waste into glass for safer storage

China opened its first radioactive waste vitrification facility on Saturday. The plant in Guangyuan in the southwestern province of Sichuan will b ...
Green group from Hong Kong finds “piles of rubbish” on fallow land designated for development in the New Territories

Green group from Hong Kong finds “piles of rubbish” on fallow land designated for development in the New Territories

Environmental protection group Greenpeace East Asia has found several workshops storing "piles of rubbish" in Hong Kong's New Territories that viol ...
Hong Kong residents will pay for their garbage as lawmakers proved the garbage fee system but calls for stricter enforcement

Hong Kong residents will pay for their garbage as lawmakers proved the garbage fee system but calls for stricter enforcement

Hong Kong lawmakers on Thursday passed a long-delayed bill to bill residents for their trash, but called for stricter enforcement and more investme ...
China begins building its first underground research laboratory for high level waste management

China begins building its first underground research laboratory for high level waste management

As part of the IAEA's technical cooperation program support, 35 Chinese and 11 international experts participated in a six-week virtual expert mis ...
China is building bunkers to test whether nuclear waste can be dumped underground

China is building bunkers to test whether nuclear waste can be dumped underground

China has started building a laboratory deep underground in the Gobi Desert to see if it is a suitable site for a nuclear waste dump to expand its ...
IAEA Mission commends Jan’s JAEA decommissioning and waste management program, sees areas for further improvement

IAEA Mission commends Jan’s JAEA decommissioning and waste management program, sees areas for further improvement

A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded that the Jan Atomic Energy Agency's (JAEA) 70-year d ...
Promoting the safety of spent fuel and radioactive waste management: 20 years of joint convention

Promoting the safety of spent fuel and radioactive waste management: 20 years of joint convention

As part of a global regime, the contracting parties are obliged to take legislative, regulatory and administrative measures to protect people and ...
State of emergency announced in Florida as a leak in the sewage pond leads to evacuations

State of emergency announced in Florida as a leak in the sewage pond leads to evacuations

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency on Saturday after a major leak in a large sewer pond flooded streets and destroyed a sy ...