Jordan opens radioactive waste storage plant

21 March 2010

Jordan has opened its first storage facility for radioactive waste, the Jordan Times has reported. Funded by the US Department of Energy and the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission, the facility aims to ensure safe and secure storage for low- and medium-level radioactive waste generated by hospitals, universities, scientific research institutions and other industries, and will serve as a destination to store, catalogue and safeguard radioactive materials.

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