US Spent Fuel Storage Sites Packed
A good examination of the dilemma and some options for spent nuclear fuel safety. More than Yucca mountain would be needed, it’s certainly not a panacea as some wingnuts would have you believe. Reburning the fuel needs to be among our options.
The nuclear crisis in Japan has laid bare an old and ever-growing problem for the United States — scads of still-hot radioactive waste accumulating at the nation’s commercial nuclear reactors in 35 states. (March 22)