Upcoming Events

Southern States Energy Board

Event, December 12-13, 2018

Southern States Energy Board Joint Meeting

Betsy Madru will speak about the Deep Isolation solution at 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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Nuclear Energy Tribal Working Group

Event, January 22-23, 2019

Nuclear Energy Tribal Working Group

On Wednesday, January 23rd Liz Muller will speak 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 will speak 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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In the News

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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SpentFUEL, October 12, 2018

Spent Fuel Disposal: Pauses, Possibilities, and Progress

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

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Speaking Event, October 1-2, 2018 in Charlotte NC

Nuclear Decommissioning & Used Fuel Strategy Summit

Liz Muller and Rod Baltzer represented Deep Isolation at the Interactive Technology Development Showcase for the 5th annual Nuclear Decommissioning & Use Fuel Strategy Summit in October. Liz joined Steve Nesbit, Director, Nuclear Policy and Support of Duke Energy to speak at the “Geological Disposal Updates” session and Rod co-led the session, “What’s Next for

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Event, November 14, 2018

Nuclear Legislative Working Group Meeting

Betsy Madru, VP of Government and Regulatory Affairs presented the Deep Isolation solution in the session, “Emerging Disposal Solutions” at the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Nuclear Legislative Working Group Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

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Deep Isolation

Event, September 11, 2018

Deep Isolation Meeting with NGO Representatives

The founders of Deep Isolation held a meeting at the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington DC to discuss the Deep Isolation solution with representatives from a few NGO’s that are focused on protecting our environment. Read more about the outcome.

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Event, September 11-13, 2018

National Cleanup Workshop

Liz Muller participated as a panel speaker for the fourth annual National Cleanup Workshop in the session, “New Potential Disposition and Storage Pathways” moderated by Keith Tucker, VP, Business Development & Strategy, Westinghouse Government Services. She provided a background about Deep Isolation and discussed the advancements in drilling technology, public perception, commitment to working with

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Speaking Event, August 29-31, 2018

Technological Innovations in Nuclear Civil Engineering

Dr. Rich Muller spoke at the international conference on Technological Innovations in Nuclear Civil Engineering (TINCE) hosted by The French Nuclear Energy Society, SFEN, (Société Française d’Energie Nucléaire) in Paris-Saclay, France.

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Podcast Interview, August 24, 2018.

CXOTalk Interview with Liz Muller

Internationally recognized industry analyst and host of CXOTalk, Michael Krigsman interviewed Liz about Deep Isolation on August 24th.  CXOTalk is a standard in thought-provoking enterprise thought leadership is a series of podcast conversations with the most innovative and thoughtful business leaders in the world.

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Speaking Event, August 17, 2018

NEI Spent Nuclear Fuel Working Group

David Kemp and Rod Baltzer presented to the Senior Utility Representatives at the NEI Spent Nuclear Fuel Working Group about Deep Isolation.

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RadWaste Monitor, August 3, 2018

Former Waste Control Specialists Chief Starts New Job

The RadWaste Monitor included an article in the August 3rd issue about the Deep Isolation announcement that Rod Baltzer’s has joined as Chief Operating Officer. The article, by Chris Schneidmiller describes the reasons Baltzer accepted the position and provides a brief overview of the company. Subscribers can read the full article.

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Speaking Event, August 2, 2018

American Nuclear Society

David Kemp and Rod Baltzer from Deep Isolation presented at the Charlotte, NC chapter meeting about Deep Isolation.

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Deep Isolation

Press Release, August 1, 2018

Rod Baltzer Joins Deep Isolation as COO

For Immediate Release Berkeley, CA – August 1, 2018 – Deep Isolation, the leading innovator in nuclear waste disposal solutions, announced today the appointment of Rodney (Rod) Baltzer as Chief Operating Officer (COO) reporting to CEO Elizabeth Muller. The company has a unique approach to solving the $80 billion U.S. nuclear waste problem using directional

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Panel Speaker, July 26, 2018

Sam Brinton, Panel Speaker at NAYGN Conference

Sam Brinton, Director of Government Affairs spoke as part of a panel at the North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) conference last week in response to an episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver about nuclear waste.

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SpentFUEL, June 22, 2018

Reshaping the Nuclear Waste Dialogue at the Stimson Center

The June 22nd issue of SpentFUEL recaps the event, “Back-End to the Future: The Safeguards, Security, and Society of Deep Geological Repositories,” held at the Stimson Center. Liz Muller spoke about innovation in nuclear waste disposal and how recent advances in drilling technology have created new options for disposing of spent nuclear fuel. Read the

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Interview, June 20, 2018

CEO Money interviews Liz Muller

Michael Yorba from CEO Money interviews Liz Muller about the current state of nuclear waste disposal and how Deep Isolation is using a private business model to offer an innovative, licensed, and regulated option for spent nuclear fuel.

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The Energy Daily, June 18, 2018

Startup linked to former DOE chief seeking path to nuke waste disposal license

The Energy Daily recently reported that two U.S. Senators on the Environment and Public Works Committee sent a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission asking whether a private entity or Department of Energy contractor could be issued an NRC license for the permanent disposal of spent nuclear fuel. Deep Isolation was mentioned in the article

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Forbes / Energy, May 22, 2018

A Deep Hole May Be Just What Our Nuclear Waste Needs

Deep Isolation takes advantage of recently developed drilling technologies to place nuclear waste in a series of two-mile-long tunnels, a mile below the Earth’s surface, where they’ll be surrounded by a very tight rock called shale.

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Event Attendance: Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Zero-Carbon Power: Maintaining U.S. Nuclear Capacity

Deep Isolation participated in the conversation with utilities, federal and state policy experts, and industry analysts to discuss solutions for maintaining nuclear capacity at the C2ES event in May in Washington DC. The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to forge practical solutions to climate change.

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Speaking Event, Friday April 20, 2018

Dealing with Nuclear Waste at EarthX

Liz Muller, CEO of Deep Isolation spoke about the need for technology innovation for nuclear waste in Texas at the EarthX Policy Conference: Clean Energy Done Right.

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OnDemand Webinar: May 2018

Nuclear Waste: The Challenge and Opportunity

This one-hour webinar gives a brief overview of today’s current challenges with nuclear waste disposal and describe the need to change the status quo. Elizabeth Muller and Dr. Richard Muller present what Deep Isolation believes is an innovative solution to tackle this problem and answer questions from the audience.

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