Where Does Nuclear Waste Go?

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Nuclear waste from nuclear power plants is usually packaged and stored securely in storage facilities. These are located deep in the earth in high-integrity stainless steel tanks and fitted with cooling coils to remove the heat generated by the decay of fission products.
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1. Accept the idea of a nuclear waste dump as a means of generating revenue. Waste storage is an emerging industry with great potential as energy needs rise. Treating waste and recycling
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A short answer (recently for the US) is that it is buried. There were several low-level waste disposal sites, but most have closed now. For low-level (i.e., relatively low concentrations
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It just has to be stored for centuries.
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Almost all the nuclear waste in the United States is kept in special containers in Hartford, Washington. Other countries that produce nuclear power have similar facilities for storing nuclear waste.
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