ABC News Radio Breakfast with Paul Culliver, October 10th, 2019

ABC News Radio – Australia

Jim Voss appeared on ABC News Radio across the north and west of South Australia during his time down under. “Deep Isolation drills vertical holes roughly one kilometer deep and then drills horizontally to store the waste.”

“Taxpayers bleed billions while federal government mulls what to do with millions of pounds of radioactive spent fuel. Among geologists, there are givens: Humans don’t build things that last a million years. And only the bowels of Earth itself can be trusted to swallow — forever — the radioactive nuclear waste that humans have created.” – Orange County Register

Las Vegas Review Journal, September 5, 2019.

Henderson forum hears company’s solution to storing nuclear waste

“This is secure, safe and backed by sound science,” Chief Operating Officer Rod Baltzer said Wednesday at a RadWaste Summit panel in Henderson. “We do think it’s time to consider alternatives,” he told conference attendees. “This is a problem that just keeps growing.”

Radwaste Solutions Fall Issue 2019, August 27, 2019

Deep Isolation: A Path to Progress

Taking a page from Silicon Valley, the startup company Deep Isolation hopes to fast-track a new nuclear waste storage and disposal technology. A subscription is required to read this publication.

Nuclear Intelligence Weekly, August 23, 2019

Waste: Horizontal Drilling — Will It Work for Nuclear Waste?

Jessica Sondgeroth reports on California-based Deep Isolation, in partnership with Bechtel, believes that as a private-sector venture it can do better than the government in persuading local communities about the benefits of the approach. Adding the company would have to show that the geological formations selected for drillholes “have been isolated for millions of years.” said Muller. A subscription is required to read this publication.