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Deep Isolation

Webinar, March 13, 2019

Technology Demonstration Webinar

Liz Muller, CEO of Deep Isolation shared details in a 1-hour webinar about our recent technology demonstration conducted on January 16, 2019. Liz discussed this first of its kind test and its significance to our patented nuclear waste disposal solution followed by a Q&A session.

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Drilling Rig

Event, January 16, 2019

Deep Isolation’s Technology Demonstration

On January 16, 2019, Deep Isolation hosted a first-of-its-kind technical demonstration that revealed how patented design and technology combined with mature drilling techniques brings new options for nuclear waste disposal.

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Upcoming Events

American Nuclear Society

Event, April 14-18, 2019

IHLRWM 2019

Jim Hamilton, Tim Frazier, and Joe Payer will present at the International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management this April about community and stakeholder engagement, the Deep Isolation solution, and corrosion resistant alloy canisters respectively.

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Event, May 7-9, 2019

Used Fuel Management Conference

Deep Isolation will exhibit and present the technology and solution at the Used Fuel Management Conference organized by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) in Florida this May.

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In the News

Deep Isolation

Press Release, April 15, 2019

Deep Isolation Publishes Technical Paper in Peer-Reviewed Journal Energies

Company will Present Multiple Papers at the 2019 International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management in Knoxville, Tennessee  Berkeley, CA – Deep Isolation, a leading innovator in nuclear waste disposal solutions, announces the publication of its paper, “Thermal evolution near heat-generating nuclear waste canisters disposed in horizontal drillholes” in Energies, a peer-reviewed open-access journal of energy-related scientific research, technology development,

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World Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Event, April 9-11, 2019

World Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Rod Baltzer presented the Deep Isolation solution on Wednesday, April 11, at the World Nuclear Fuel Cycle co-organized by Nuclear Energy Institute and World Nuclear Association in Miami, Florida.

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Deep Isolation

Press Release, March 5, 2019

Deep Isolation Introduces Nuclear Waste Disposal Innovations at WM2019

March 6, 2019, COO Rod Baltzer Will Present Innovation for the Storage and Disposal of High-Level Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel at the annual Waste Management Symposium in Phoenix AZ Phoenix, AZ – Deep Isolation, a leading innovator in nuclear waste disposal solutions, will present their solution for spent nuclear fuel disposal at the 45th annual

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WM Symposia

Event, March 3-7, 2019

WM Symposia

Rod Baltzer presented the Deep Isolation approach in the WM Symposia’s Wednesday session, High-Level Radioactive Wastes, Spent Nuclear Fuel/Used Nuclear Fuel.

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Nuclear Energy Tribal Working Group

Event, January 22-23, 2019

Nuclear Energy Tribal Working Group

On Wednesday, January 23rd Liz Muller spoke about Deep Isolation at the Nuclear Energy Tribal Working Group (NETWG) meeting in Crystal City/Arlington, VA. The NETWG explores activities under the authority of the Office of Nuclear Energy (NE), with participation from senior NE advisors and guidance from DOE-NE tribal liaisons.

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Institute of Nuclear Materials Management

Event, January 22-24, 2019

INMM Spent Fuel Management Seminar

Rod Baltzer, COO of Deep Isolation spoke about the Deep Isolation solution at the 34th Institute for Nuclear Materials  Management (INMM) Spent Fuel Management Seminar in Alexandria, VA.  In partnership with the U.S. Nuclear Infrastructure Council, the Spent Fuel Seminar provides a forum for the exchange of the newest technical information related to all aspects of spent fuel management.

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World Nuclear News

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.

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Deep Isolation

Press Release, January 16, 2019

Private Company Successfully Demonstrates Deep Geologic Disposal of Prototype Nuclear Waste Canister

Berkeley, CA – On Wednesday 16 January, Deep Isolation, a California-based private company, demonstrated publicly that prototype canisters built for nuclear waste can be successfully placed and retrieved thousands of feet underground. With over 40 observers from multiple countries, attendees included representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy, nuclear and oil & gas industry professionals,

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Deep Isolation

Press Release, January 16, 2019

Deep Isolation Raises Over $10 Million in Funding to Solve Nuclear Waste Gridlock

Berkeley, CA – Deep Isolation, a leading innovator in nuclear waste disposal solutions, has closed its oversubscribed Seed Round. To date, the company received a total of just over $10 million from a diverse group of individual investors and expects to open its next round of funding in 2019. Investments support Deep Isolation’s efforts to

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Spent Fuel

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.

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Southern States Energy Board

Event, December 12-13, 2018

Southern States Energy Board Joint Meeting

Betsy Madru gave a presentation about the Deep Isolation solution to the Southern States Energy Board Joint Meeting of the Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee and the Transuranic Waste Transportation Working Group on December 13, 2018, in Austin, TX.

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Deep Isolation

Statement, November 29, 2018

Deep Isolation Completes Equipment Test

Deep Isolation, Inc. performed a test of equipment, tools, and methods on November 14, 2018, to emplace a mock disposal canister into a horizontal well and retrieve it back to the surface. We performed the test at a commercial testing facility for oil and gas drilling. We used standard, off-the-shelf, tools and equipment that are

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Women in Cleantech & Sustainability

Pitch Competition, November 3, 2018

WCS Talks 2018 Pitch Competition

Deep Isolation attended the Women in Cleantech & Sustainability (WCS) Talks and Liz Muller participated in the 2018 Pitch Competition hosted by Google in Sunnyvale, CA on November 3, 2018. She joined 5 other female-led entrepreneurs to pitch Deep Isolation’s sustainability-focused startup to industry leaders.

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