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Malaysian police detain Australian activist

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 14:23

Malaysian police were holding an Australian activist in custody after she was arrested together with 15 others protesting against a rare earth plant accused of producing radioactive waste.

Six tanks at Washington nuclear site leaking ‘radioactive waste`

Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 13:19

Washington governor Jay Islee has revealed that six tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in the southeast part of the state are leaking radioactive waste.

Ocean `green rust` could scrape toxic metals

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 13:22

Research suggests for the first time that `green rust` was likely widespread in ancient oceans and may have played a vital role in the creation of our early atmosphere.

Radioactive waste from Japan shipped to China

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 00:56

China has intercepted 1,127 tonnes of waste metals from Japan with excessive gamma radiation that was shipped to the eastern coastal city of Ningbo, customs officials said.

Russia has 25,000 undersea radioactive waste sites

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 00:50

There are nearly 25,000 hazardous underwater objects containing solid radioactive waste in Russia, an emergencies ministry official said Monday.

NHRC to probe radioactive waste at hospital

Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 15:57

Concerned over reports that a government hospital was not disposing of radioactive waste from its premises, the NHRC on Thursday asked its investigation wing to conduct an on the spot inquiry and submit its report.

AERB for tightening of norms to import radioactive waste

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 17:48

As more sources of radiation were detected from junk shops here, country`s nuclear regulator today demanded tightening of norms for import of radioactive waste.

Sweden probes claims Russia dumped waste: Report

Last Updated: Friday, February 05, 2010, 13:58

Swedish TV is reporting that a prosecutor is investigating claims that Russia dumped radioactive waste in the Baltic Sea in the early 1990s.

Indian scientist designs method to reduce radioactive waste

Last Updated: Saturday, November 28, 2009, 15:32

Nuke power could meet all our energy needs but leaves dangerous radioactive waste. Now, a team led by an Indian scientist has developed a new method.

New polymer to reduce radioactive waste in nuclear reactors

Last Updated: Sunday, August 09, 2009, 12:09

Indian scientists have developed a new polymer that reduces radioactive waste in nuclear reactors, making the decontamination process a less expensive one.