French reopen the nuclear debate
- Reprocessing Spent Nuclear Fuel: The French Connection Dickson, David // AMBIO - A Journal of the Human Environment;1983, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p127
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- Nuclear power. Farndon, John // Science (1-59084-471-8);2003, p46
Nuclear energy is released by splitting the nuclei of atoms in a process called nuclear fission. Most nuclear reactors use uranium-235 as fuel. There are different types of reactors that produce nuclear power, including pressurized water reactors and fast-breeder reactors. Every stage of the...
- The nuclear legacy. Stover, Dawn // Popular Science;Aug95, Vol. 247 Issue 2, p52
Assesses the legacy of nuclear energy in the United States. Previous optimism on the benefits from the source of energy; Problems on the disposal of nuclear wastes; Proposed permanent underground nuclear waste disposal. INSET: Taking apart a nuclear reactor, by D.S..
- NUCLEAR POWER-On a roll or on the ropes? Tonning, Barry // State Government News;Apr99, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p19
Reports that advocates are pushing for the comeback of nuclear energy in the United States after staying inactive since the 1970s. Problem with the removal of nuclear wastes; Arguments of nuclear power advocates; How the coal industry characterizes nuclear power.
- Put it all in Yucca Mountain. // Ecologist;Apr2002, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p11
Focuses on the plan of U.S. President George W. Bush to dispose high-level nuclear waste at the Yucca Mountain in Nevada. Brief information on the proposal he forwarded to the U.S. Congress. Significance of nuclear energy to the national energy policy; Opposition to the proposal.
- Meltdown. Edwards, Rob // New Scientist;06/13/98, Vol. 158 Issue 2138, p13
Reports the radioactive contamination on the outside of spent nuclear flasks traveling between Britain and mainland Europe as of June 13, 1998. Level of contaminations 25 times higher than the international safety limit; Suspension of all rail shipments of spent radioactive fuel in Europe were...
- High-Level Radioactive Waste Storage Feasibility for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Al-Othmany, Dheya; Hussain, Ahmad; Banoqitah, Essam // Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering (Springer Science & Bu;Jan2015, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p195
With the inception of King Abdullah City of Atomic and Renewable Energy in the Kingdom, the future of nuclear power looks promising in near future. Although nuclear power will help solve the energy-related issues of the country, however, the high-level radioactive waste has to be stored...
- A Nuke Train Gets Ready to Roll. Piore, Adam // Newsweek;7/30/2001, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p26
Discusses the nuclear energy industry in the United States as of July 30, 2001. Plans of the United States government to revive the industry in light of an energy crisis and concern over global warming; Need to establish a repository for nuclear waste; Fears of radioactive contamination if the...
- FINLAND: DEEP DISPOSAL WITH PUBLIC APPROVAL. Pierce, Julia // Engineer (00137758);7/11/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7631, p27
Describes how Finland won the battle to secure broad public acceptance of nuclear power and a deep depository to deal with the resulting waste. Fallout from the Chernobyll disaster; Public consultation process; Plan to send and bury 6,500 tons of spend uraniums in copper canisters in the island...