World Nuclear News, January 18, 2019

US company demonstrates innovative waste disposal concept

Berkeley, California-based private company Deep Isolation has successfully placed and then retrieved a prototype nuclear waste canister hundreds of metres underground via a borehole, in a test the company described as the first of its kind.

SpentFUEL, December 14, 2018

Deep Isolation Completes Equipment Test

The December 14, 2018 issue of SpentFUEL reported the Deep Isolation statement about our successful equipment test of placing a mock disposal canister into an existing horizontal drillhole. Read the article with a subscription to SpentFUEL.

Deep Isolation was covered in the October 12th issue of SpentFUEL as a potential new, innovative technology that could offer a supplement to Yucca Mountain. The article describes the challenges and government options discussed at the Nuclear Energy Insider Nuclear Decommissioning and Used Fuel Strategy Summit. Also included in the story is a recap of Rod Baltzer’s presentation about the technology and its benefits. Read the article with a subscription to SpentFUEL.