Nuclear Spent Fuel Disposal/Storage technology in Sweden is at a very well developed stage. Sweden is one of those countries that is transitioning away from nuclear fuel. Their plan is to close all their nuclear reactor facilities and decommission them permanently. Germany has made that same decision to close all plants by 2022. http://youtu.be/v2kchdJ_Z68Japan has shut down … Continue reading Nuclear Spent Fuel/Radioactive Waste Storage
The Union Of Concerned Scientists says that "reprocessing would increase the risk of nuclear terrorism. Less than 20 pounds of plutonium is needed to make a nuclear weapon. If the plutonium remains bound in large, heavy, and highly radioactive spent fuel assemblies (the current U.S. practice), it is nearly impossible to steal. In contrast, separated plutonium is … Continue reading Why Extracting Plutonium from Nuclear Reactor Spent Fuel is a Bad Idea:
Click on the link below to find out what your country is doing with nuclear waste. So far, according to Arnie Gunderson, there is NO proven, long term, safe strategy for dealing with nuclear waste anywhere on the globe. Isn't it a little silly to be heating water for 30 years, when the resulting nuclear waste/garbage … Continue reading What Happens To Nuclear Waste In Your Country?