By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Two teams at Washington State University Tri-Cities are partnering with Washington River Protection Solutions to develop tools and methods to improve worker safety and safely immobilize solid secondary wastes.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A federal project director from the U.S. Department of Energy will discuss how the Hanford waste treatment plant will immobilize radioactive waste by turning it into glass as part of a continuing lecture series from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in the Washington State University Tri-Cities East […]
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University study of the chemistry of technetium-99 has improved understanding of the challenging nuclear waste and could lead to better cleanup methods.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researchers have received a four-year, multimillion dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to study the chemical reactions that cause nuclear waste to change over time.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – The modern challenge of nuclear waste storage and disposal has researchers at Washington State University looking back at ancient materials from around the world.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences RICHLAND, Wash. – New research at Washington State University could help in the design of long-term nuclear waste storage facilities and make it easier to clean already contaminated areas.