Nuclear Intelligence Weekly, August 23, 2019

Waste: Horizontal Drilling — Will It Work for Nuclear Waste?

Jessica Sondgeroth reports on California-based Deep Isolation, in partnership with Bechtel, believes that as a private-sector venture it can do better than the government in persuading local communities about the benefits of the approach. Adding the company would have to show that the geological formations selected for drillholes “have been isolated for millions of years.” said Muller. A subscription is required to read this publication.