nuclear waste


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nuclear waste

n
(Nuclear Physics) another name for radioactive waste

nuclear waste

Radioactive waste produced by the nuclear industry. Safe long-term disposal of this waste presents major problems.
Translations
radioaktív hulladék
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Peter Welch (D-VT) co-sponsored last year, the Stranded Nuclear Waste Accountability Act of 2017 would require the Department of Energy to pay communities with closed nuclear power plants that store spent nuclear fuel on-site.
Zion and communities like it have been unfairly saddled with storing our nations stranded nuclear waste forced to shoulder the burdens of storage with no compensation in return, Schneider said.
There was, and continues to be, significant support for using Yucca Mountain to store our nuclear waste.
For more than two decades, the federal government planned to make Yucca Mountain, located about 100 miles from Las Vegas, the nation's permanent disposal site for high-level nuclear waste.
There are several means of dealing with nuclear waste, the best one is to recycle it by a MOX process.
Though academic in tone, the authors don't shy from calling failures to deal with nuclear waste "arrogance" on the part of the nuclear industry and Congress.
They pulled the stunt to delay a rain hauling nuclear waste to a storage site in northern Germany on Sunday, in protest at the continued haulage of nuclear waste along the country's rail network.
The Yucca Mountain repository is designed to provide a permanent solution for managing nuclear waste, minimize the uncertainty of future waste safety, and enable DOE to begin fulfilling its legal obligation under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act to take custody of commercial waste, which began in 1998.
Symposium on Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management (32st: 2008: Boston, MA) Ed.
The Department of Energy has requested $197 million to explore alternatives for nuclear waste disposal, according to its proposed
Bush endorsed plans to create the centralized nuclear waste disposal site in Nevada.

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