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Nuclear Decisions 4 – What does it all mean?

The world is in the middle of a crisis concerning nuclear energy.  Fukushima, reprocessing breaches, loss of coolant, fuel melts, release of radioactives into the environment – a host of nuclear hobgoblins beat about our heads, screech our ears. Are … Continue reading

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Nuclear Decisions 3 – Spent Fuel

Can nuclear reactor waste and spent fuel  from nuclear power plants be rendered harmless to the Earth environment? The first post in this sequence, Decisions-1, brought up the two top-most safety issues that are associated with nuclear reactors,  (1) loss … Continue reading

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