Nuclear Matinee: Powering America – Managing Nuclear Waste

December 20, 2012, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe

The nuclear energy industry is the only large-scale energy producer responsible for managing and storing (and paying for) all the wastes generated by the process [in contrast to, for example... dumping wastes into the atmosphere].

This short video takes viewers inside the system for handling spent nuclear fuel, and explores the option of recycling and reprocessing to aid in resolving the long term storage issue.

Thanks to The Heritage Foundation for the video. We also highly recommend the full documentary on America's nuclear power industry at http://heritage.org/poweringamericafilm/.


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