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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Nuclear Power comes from Fusion reaction between radioactive elements. When neutron is bombarded on them, they get splitted releasing lots of energy.
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In the US it is stored on the power plant sites because no central repository has been authorised so far. In some countries like the UK and France, it is brought together on one site
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Jon Mixon covers the probable societal collapse very well. From a radiological standpoint - say you're on the outskirts of a city hit by a solitary nuke - you should stay indoors
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when you flush the toilet the waste goes through the pipes and to a treatment plant or a treatment pond and decomposes and evaporates. rhys.
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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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