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Japanese nuclear Waste: Managing a Lethal Legacy – NHK


Published on 23 Mar 2013

NHK Documentary: Nuclear Waste Managing a Lethal Legacy
It’s been about 2 years since the accident. Nuclear power plants across the country still store huge amounts of spent fuel. No one has found a way to deal with the spent fuel. Nor no sites have been found for its final disposal. The spent fuel kept piling up. It now amounts to 17 thousand tons for Japan as a whole. Some nuclear plants could run out of storage space in about 2 years if they were to go back online. What can be done about this nuclear waste which has nowhere to go? We’ll explore several paths to resolving this critical issue.

Air date; 3/22/13

March 23, 2013 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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