Digging deep to bury nuclear's problems

Marshall, Alex
November 2012
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Nov2012, Issue 454, p30
The article discusses search and investigation efforts of the British government for an appropriate deep-disposal site for high-level radioactive wastes from nuclear power plants. It describes deep-disposal sites being built in countries including Finland and Sweden. It mentions publication of a 2008 white paper which aims to find volunteer communities that would be willing to host said disposal facility. Management of significant stockpiles of nuclear wastes in the region is also explored. INSET: WHAT ABOUT PLUTONIUM?.


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