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US Nuclear Waste

The Nuclear Option: Waste Plan or a Wasteland?

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The storage pool failures at Fukushima are highly relevant to America. The United States currently has about 65,000 metric tons of spent nuclear fuel. More than two-thirds of that waste is stored in storage pools much like those at Fukushima.

$24 Billion Remains Untouched In U.S. Nuclear Waste Fund

Posted 05.30.2011 | Green

From ProPublica's Joaquin Sapien: While the nuclear crisis in Japan has focused attention on the risks of spent fuel piling up at the U.S.'s reacto...