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Rodney C. Ewing
Three people in hard hats

Stanford scholars visit the only operating rare earth mine in the United States

News / March 8, 2022
A three-person team from CISAC toured the only domestic mine producing rare earths, which are critical for the modern economy.
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The crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is seen on March 7, 2021 in Namie, Japan.

Can reactor fuel debris be safely removed from Fukushima Daiichi?

News / February 2, 2022
More than a decade after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FDNPP) disaster, an international team of researchers uncovered critical new information related to the retrieval and management of fuel debris, the solidified mixture of melted nuclear fuel and other materials that lie at the base of the damaged reactors.
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The defunct San Onofre nuclear power plant near San Clemente, California

A combination of failures

Commentary / August 24, 2021
Why 3.6m pounds of nuclear waste is buried on a popular California beach. Rod Ewing comments.
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White House reappoints Ewing to nuclear waste review board

News / June 20, 2014
The White House has reappointed CISAC's Rod Ewing as chairman of the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, which oversees the Department of Energy activities related to the safe disposal of high-level radioactive waste.
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Earth scientist and nuclear waste expert Rod Ewing joins Stanford

News / May 20, 2013
Rod Ewing, a mineralogist and materials scientist who is an expert on nuclear waste management, will join Stanford University to focus on sustainable energy, security and environmental research at the intersection of physical science and public policy.
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