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Nuclear Waste
Nuclear Waste Radioactive (or nuclear) waste is a byproduct from nuclear reactors, fuel processing plants, and institutions such as hospitals and research facilities. It also results from the decommissioning of nuclear reactors and other nuclear ...
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Nuclear Energy Agency Press Room
There is enough uranium known to exist to fuel the world's fleet of nuclear reactors at current consumption rates for at least a century, according to the latest edition of the world reference on uranium published today. Nuclear safety initiative enters new phase Heads of the nuclear ...
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Nuclear Energy Agency Joint Projects - PLASMA
Acronyms Work Areas Nuclear Safety Radioactive Waste Radiological Protection Nuclear Development Nuclear Science Nuclear Law Joint Projects Sustainable Development Civil Society Data Bank Nuclear Data TDB Project Computer ... and Assessment System, known as the PLASMA project, for use with VVER nuclear reactors. This project was completed in the course of 2000. The Norwegian Institutt for ...
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EIA Energy Kids Page- Nuclear Energy (fusion and fission), Uranium, Atomic Energy
United States. Most power plants burn fuel to produce electricity, but not nuclear power plants. Instead, nuclear ... Nuclear power plants produce no air pollution or carbon dioxide but a small amount of emissions result from processing the uranium that is used in nuclear reactors. Like all industrial processes, nuclear ...
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ECNT Current Campaigns Other Toxics & Waste - Nuclear Waste Dump
Lucas Heights reactors in Sydney, NOT for hospital waste and other low-level waste. These reprocessed spent fuel rods are amongst the most highly dangerous radioactive materials produced by the nuclear industry ... that in the future it will be expanded to take high level radioactive waste from nuclear reactors in Europe, Asia and North America. There is a growing global crisis in high level ...
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Nuclear energy
Another issue with international and local implications is the storage and disposal of radioactive wastes: both from nuclear reactors making electricity and from the production of military weapons. Earlier disposal practices, such as dumping of nuclear waste at sea, have ...
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Friends of the Earth: Energie en Klimaat Nuclear energy is not the answer
Use the sunflower to find out what the nuclear industry's arguments are, and why they don't stand up. Six myths about nuclear energy Conclusions Introduction: The rise and fall of nuclear ...
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EIA - Energy Information Sheets Index: Nuclear Power Generation
Germany. International growth in commercial nuclear power has slowed, but several countries have ambitious nuclear construction programs. While no nuclear reactors have been ordered in the United ... when reactors are retired, and the use of nuclear reactors to relieve possible global warming associated with fossil fuel-based generation will influence the future level of growth of nuclear ...
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Climate Change - Energy: Nuclear
Impacts Kyoto Protocol Energy Conservation and Efficiency Renewables Fossil fuels Nuclear Solutions What You Can Do Publications Links Nuclear power Nuclear power is experiencing a revival thanks to growing concerns about ... totaling $16.6 billion. Even with these subsidies, nuclear power is far more expensive than both fossil fuels and renewables. The last 20 reactors built in the U.S. had an ...
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NRDC: Position Paper: Commercial Nuclear Power
Nuclear Weapons, Waste & Energy Smart Growth International Issues Green Enterprise Issues: Nuclear Weapons, Waste & Energy Position Paper: Commercial Nuclear Power This October 2005 paper examines the issues that prevent nuclear ... Executive Summary Nuclear Power's Economic Woes Nuclear Power's Proliferation and Safety Risks Nuclear Power's Environmental Impacts Appendix A: A Primer on Reactors and ...
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