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Nuclear Waste
Spent fuel is ... . Reprocessing separates residual uranium and unfissioned plutonium from the fission products. The uranium and plutonium can be used again as fuel. Most of the high-level waste (other than spent fuel) generated over the ...
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Yggdrasil: A project of Earth Island Institute
EPR when using entirely MOX fuel, entirely low-enriched uranium fuel (LEU), or a mixture of 30% MOX and 70% LEU. He also ... for a Consolidated Fuel Treatment Center and/or an Advanced Burner Reactor. The Fuel Treatment Center will receive, store, and reprocess irradiated fuel, i.e. chemically treat irradiated fuel to extract uranium, plutonium, and ...
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What is Electricity?
Petroleum can also be used to make steam to turn a turbine. Residual fuel oil, a product refined from crude oil, is often the petroleum product used in ... of nuclear fuel, primarily enriched uranium. When atoms of uranium fuel are hit by neutrons they fission (split), releasing heat and more neutrons. Under controlled conditions, these other neutrons can strike more uranium atoms, ...
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EIA Energy Kids Page- Nuclear Energy (fusion and fission), Uranium, Atomic Energy
NUCLEAR FUEL - URANIUM The fuel most widely used by nuclear plants for nuclear fission is uranium. Uranium is nonrenewable, though it is a common metal found ... fission as fuel. Fission takes place inside the reactor of a nuclear power plant. At the center of the reactor is the core, which contains the uranium fuel. The uranium fuel is formed ...
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Yggdrasil Institute: Uranium Enrichment Project
Therefore, before natural uranium is used in uranium fuel ...
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Neptunium (Np) - Chemical properties, Health and Environmental effects
Earth, being present in minute quantities in uranium ores. Today neptunium-237 is extracted in kg quantities from the spent uranium fuel rods of nuclear reactors. Health effects of neptunium Neptunium ...
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Living on Earth: Three Mile Island 20 Years Later
(A motor starts up. A dog barks.) FITZPATRICK: Now, 2 ...
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WMC Copper-Uranium Mine Mining Technology
(PFA). Automation has done much to reduce production costs at Olympic Dam ... residual copper and uranium streams. Copper is recovered by electrowinning and uranium converted to yellowcake and calcined uranium oxide. Installation of two pulsed columns has increased uranium recovery from solution ...
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Legacy of Uranium Mining on Native American Land
New Uranium Projects in US, from Uranium-wise website Nuclear power is back ... to the experts. The truth is nuclear power uses fossil fuel energy at every step: mining, milling, enriching, conversion to solid. ... government, owning all uranium sites and stock piles, dumped its uranium stocks on the market and the price of uranium plummeted. With the ...
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Friends of the Earth: Uranium mining
The uranium mining to provide the fuel for Doel and Tihange have created widespread human rights and environmental problems ... be available online from Friday 6th July at: http://www.motherearth.org/uranium [2] The countries supplying uranium to Belgium include: AustraliŽ, Canada, China, Kazakhstan, Rusland, Zuid-Afrika en de ...
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