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Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Convoy Carrying Transuranic Waste Departs Idaho After Cold Snap Delay

Multiple winter storms gripping the Rocky Mountains created a perfect storm of sorts at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site recently as several trucks and tractor-trailers used for waste shipments were idled for days until conditions were safe to transport transuranic (TRU) waste.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Leak in Idaho Site Treatment Facility Cell Results in Startup Delay

Ten days after beginning a heat-up process to prepare for radiological operations at the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU), operators noticed a small leak of non-radioactive, non-hazardous solids in a cell, resulting in the facility’s shutdown late last month.

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