U.S. to send nuclear waste to RussiaChristian Fernsby ▼ | March 22, 2020
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has submitted an application to the U.S. Department of State to send a shipment of nuclear waste to Russia, MBH Media reports, citing Vladimir Slivnyak, a representative of the public organization Ecodefense.
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According to the document, on January 30, the commission was contacted by TAM International Inc, which plans to send to Russia 10 tons of "low enriched uranium hexafluoride heels".
"Assurances from Russia that the material will be subject to all of the terms and conditions of an agreement for cooperation, are required. Your assistance in obtaining the necessary assurances will be appreciated," the document states. ■