Bill aims to stop DOE plan to lift ban on radioactive scrap

May 16, 2013 | 03:47 PM | Sean Davidson

Tags  scrap, radioactive, Energy Department, DOE, Ed Markey, Thomas Gibson, AISI, Sean Davidson

NEW YORK — A congressman has introduced a bill that would block a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposal to lift a ban on recycling radioactive metal.

Rep. Ed Markey (D., Mass.) introduced the legislation May 16 to block the DOE’s proposed radioactive recycling program, which would allow up to 14,000 tonnes of its radioactive scrap metal to be recycled into consumer products. ....





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