Lifting the stay on reprocessing will cut amount of nuclear waste

12/21/2010 | Hill, The

The U.S. could reduce the amount of nuclear waste by lifting the decades-old moratorium on fuel reprocessing, writes Bernard L. Weinstein, associate director with the Maguire Energy Institute at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Reprocessing used fuel, along with centralized storage, would be more practical than keeping tons of nuclear waste at different facilities indefinitely, Weinstein adds.

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