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DHS Seeks Feedback on First Responder Handbook

An updated version of a handbook is in the works for first responders and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
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Assessments Issued for Nation’s Nukes

All but three nuclear plants were in the two highest performance categories throughout the year, according to the Nuclear Regulatory
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Review of NM Nuclear Fuel Storage Site Begins

An application by Holtec Inc. to construct and operate a consolidated interim storage facility for spent fuel from commercial nuclear
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Firm Faces Fines for ND Oilfield Spill

A company that failed to report a brine spill last fall in Bottineau County is facing a potential fine from
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Japan to Test Safety of Burying Radioactive Soil

The Japanese government plans to conduct a demonstration project sometime this spring to test the safety of burying waste generated
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SEC Wants Public Disclosure of Incidents

Companies have remained mum on all things related to cybersecurity for quite a long time, but that may soon change
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DoE Creates Cybersecurity Office

Government wants to get even closer to cybersecurity as the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response (CESER) ended
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Oil Spill Tax Reinstated

Oil companies will have to pay a tax to fund oil spill cleanups after Congress signed a new budget. At
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DHS Grants to Boost Security Research

Seven organizations earned $5,643,466 in federal money to develop new tools to arm researchers with the latest insight and an
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Fatal Workplace Accidents on Rise

There were 5,190 workplace fatalities in 2016, a 7 percent increase from 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’
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