radioactive waste

Nuclear Reprocessing: Waste not, want not

March 10, 2011 by Joseph Koblich

Stubborn resistance to the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel, driven by some long-held myths, has caused the United States to fall behind other countries as the rest of the world moves toward a “closed fuel cycle” by recycling its nuclear fuel. More than 30 years of inactivity in this area has diminished our technological capability and...[read more]