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SpentFUEL, January 8. 2021

Deep Borehole Disposal Could Be a Viable Path for Managing the Back-end of the Fuel Cycle

 The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has released a technical report that identifies and evaluates some of the most important elements for planning, siting, licensing, and implementing deep borehole storage and disposal for spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW) co-located with an operating advanced nuclear power plant. 

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World Nuclear News, November 20, 2020

Deep Isolation secures funding, launches Estonian study

Deep Isolation’s CEO says that the raise of USD20 million in funding shows that “socially responsible investors” are willing to support the company’s mission to become an integral part of a low-carbon future. They have also announced it is collaborating with Fermi Energia on a preliminary study into using Deep Isolation’s horizontal deep borehole solution

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San Francisco Business Times, November 18, 2020

Berkeley nuclear disposal startup Deep Isolation lands $20 million

This article is behind a paywall: Deep Isolation, a Berkeley startup working toward a permanent nuclear waste disposal solution using drilling technologies, said Wednesday that it has closed on a $20 million Series A round led by nuclear industry leader NAC International Inc.

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