IDAHO FALLS – It may take longer than expected to complete the cleanup of high-level radioactive waste at the Idaho International Laboratory.
The Associated Press reports the U.S. Department of Energy is asking for more time after missing a September deadline.
The INL is currently storing the radioactive waste in tanks but plans to convert it into solids and remove it from the area.
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