nuclear waste

Investigative Post

Dozens of property owners sitting on radioactive waste in Niagara Falls and Lewiston have been left in limbo.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

Preservation of the environment dominated Tuesday's celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day at the Buffalo History Museum. It was a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

The first of more than a hundred anticipated shipments of liquid nuclear waste recently arrived in South Carolina from Canada. Congressman Brian Higgins renewed his opposition to using New York State's international crossings, citing concerns over public safety.


brucepower.com

A Canadian government review panel has approved a plan from the Ontario electricity utility to store nuclear waste deep underground near the Great Lakes. Critics are angry over the decision.

Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO

Congressman Brian Higgins is urging the U.S. Department of Energy to conduct a full Environmental Impact Statement about the risks of transporting nuclear waste over the Peace Bridge.

Scientists cleaning up nuclear waste sites in West Valley, South Carolina and the state of Washington have a process that turns the waste into glass logs and they all use a substance produced in a Jamestown plant.