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Press Release, May 10, 2022

Deep Isolation CEO a Finalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Bay Area

BERKELEY – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has announced that Deep Isolation CEO Liz Muller is a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the United States, the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who ...

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Event, August 16-17, 2022

ICNWTPS 2022: 16. International Conference on Nuclear Waste Treatment, Packaging and Storage

Chris Parker, Managing Director for Deep Isolation EMEA will be presenting the paper, "Canisters for Radioactive Waste Transport, Storage and Disposal in Boreholes," at the International Conference on Nuclear Waste Treatment, Packaging and Storage (ICNWTPS) in London, United Kingdom, as part of the digital program of Engineering and Physical Sciences Research, August 16-17, 2022.

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World Nuclear News, August 10, 2022

Deep Isolation licenses disposal technology to Amentum

Deep Isolation has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with technical and engineering services provider Amentum to cooperate on the commercialisation of Deep Isolation’s radioactive waste disposal technology around the world.

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Nuclear Engineering International, July 21, 2022

R&D set to minimise waste volumes

A new round of US DOE funding is supporting a swathe of new technologies that aim to effect a dramatic reduction in the volume of waste from the new generation of advanced nuclear reactor technologies.

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The Moxy Voice, July 2, 2022

Climate Change: Swapping Hysteria for Solutions

“Hysteria never helps anyone, and we believe in taking a measured approach to the science,” said Elizabeth. “I think there is as much exaggeration taking place as there is denial of the problem. Science isn’t perfect, and I’m sure there are many things at play we can never be 100 percent sure about. But regardless, ...

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Electrical India, June 25, 2022

Glimpses of global nuclear power industry

The traditional electric power industry has received a big jolt from the sudden outbreak of Russia-Ukraine war. In order to ensure uninterrupted supply of electricity at an affordable price with low carbon footprint, most of the countries will now concentrate on harnessing nuclear energy.

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NuclearNewswire, April 22, 2022

Web campaign advocates for nuclear waste solution

Deep Isolation has launched an online campaign to educate the public about nuclear waste and gain support for solving the issue to protect the environment, increase energy security, and remove a barrier to nuclear energy.

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Oilprice.com, April 11, 2022

The Biggest Hurdle In Nuclear Power Adoption

Nuclear energy is a promising solution to the world’s emissions conundrum. Nuclear waste, however, is quickly becoming a topic of debate. Deep Isolation is looking to tackle the problem by burying waste deep underground.

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Washington Post, April 11, 2022

What Should America Do With Its Nuclear Waste?

New research affirms that there is growing interest worldwide in deep boreholes as an option for the disposal of nuclear Currently there are about 80 locations in 35 states where spent fuel is being stored, with no long-term plans for disposal.

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One Green Planet, April 7, 2022

Deep Isolation Set On Implementing the US’ First Permanent Nuclear Waste Depository

Deep Isolation was founded by Elizabeth Muller and Richard Muller, a father-daughter team in Berkeley. Their ambition is to commercialize technologies that will allow for the digging of 18-inch-diameter holes deep under the earth’s surface and develop a deep geologic repository where nuclear waste can safely be stored and lose its radioactivity over time.

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Atomic Insights, August 9, 2022

The Power Hungry Podcast: Elizabeth Muller

Elizabeth Muller is the CEO of Deep Isolation, a Berkeley-based company that seeks to resolve America’s nuclear waste challenge by using technology borrowed from the oil and gas business. In this episode, she explains why the waste issue must be solved before the nuclear sector can have a full renaissance, why Deep Isolation must have ...

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Atomic Insights, January 24, 2022

Atomic Insights Podcast, Elizabeth Muller, Deep Isolation CEO

This is the second Atomic Show featuring Liz Muller. While reviewing some of the basics of her company and their technological solutions, this show focused more on providing an update of activities and progress made since April of 2020.

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Press Release, July 11, 2022

Solving Nuclear Waste Enables Future for Nuclear Energy

SEOUL — As governments worldwide are prioritizing the development of nuclear energy, there is increasing interest in nuclear waste disposal. So far, the U.S.-Korean partnership on nuclear has focused largely on power production (such as the collaboration between NuScale and Doosan). And now that Europe has determined that nuclear must have a waste solution to ...

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Press Release, May 10, 2022

Deep Isolation CEO a Finalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Bay Area

BERKELEY – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has announced that Deep Isolation CEO Liz Muller is a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the United States, the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who ...

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Press Release, March 10, 2022

Deep Isolation Wins $3.6 Million DOE Grant to Develop Universal Nuclear Waste Disposal Canister for Advanced Reactor Spent Fuel

BERKELEY – Deep Isolation, in partnership with the University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and NAC International, has been awarded a $3.6 million grant by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop a universal nuclear waste disposal canister for advanced reactor waste streams. The project, one of two ...

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Press Release, March 10, 2022

Deep Isolation Joins Oklo Inc., National Laboratories in Winning $4 Million DOE Grant for Spent Fuel Waste Reduction Project

BERKELEY – Deep Isolation, Oklo Inc., and the Argonne and Idaho national laboratories have been jointly awarded $4 million by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop the first nuclear fuel recycling and disposal facility in the United States. The project, one of two awarded to Deep Isolation today by ...

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Press Release, February 23, 2022

Waste Management Symposia: Deep Isolation presents research on technical readiness, waste canister design and international stakeholder borehole study

BERKELEY — Deep Isolation, a leading innovator in nuclear waste storage and disposal solutions, will present its latest research in three sessions at Waste Management Symposia 2022, taking place March 6-10 in Phoenix. On March 7 Deep Isolation Director of Systems Engineering Dr. Ethan Bates will present during the session “Developments in Deep Borehole Disposal ...

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Announcement, February 9, 2022

International survey shows 4-of-5 nuclear industry stakeholders support establishing a deep borehole disposal demonstration program

LONDON — New research shows there is growing interest worldwide in the advancement of deep borehole disposal as a solution for nuclear waste. Deep boreholes offer a scalable, modular, and economical disposal solution for spent nuclear fuel and vitrified high-level waste, particularly for countries with smaller waste inventories or those with waste products which may ...

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Press Release, February 4, 2022

Deep Isolation enhances its intellectual property licensing program

Berkeley, CA – Deep Isolation announced today an enhanced plan to offer additional license partnership options of its intellectual property for deep borehole disposal of nuclear waste. The goal is to provide prospective commercial and government partners with flexible licensing options to make the Deep Isolation solution more accessible for global waste disposal programs. Via ...

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Press Release, January 13, 2022

Deep borehole repository could be cost-effective waste disposal option for Slovenia’s research reactor and nuclear power plant

LONDON – A preliminary study the ARAO commissioned in partnership with Deep Isolation finds that deep borehole disposal offers a safe, cost-effective solution for disposing of spent fuel from the Slovenia TRIGA II research reactor, set for decommissioning in 2043. Of the options studied, the most cost-effective approach would be to build one deep borehole ...

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