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Serious flaws in the spent fuel pools method of storing nuclear radioactive trash

Facing South 2nd June 2017, As the United States continues to grapple with long-term storage of highly radioactive spent fuel from the nation’s nuclear power plants, science watchdogs are warning of serious flaws with the current storage method, which involves densely packing the combustible spent fuel assemblies under at least 20 feet of water in pools located at individual plants while awaiting creation of a permanent repository.


June 5, 2017 - Posted by | safety, USA, wastes

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