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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_power_debate

Along with the fears associated with nuclear weapons proliferation, nuclear power opponents fear sabotage by terrorists of nuclear plants, diversion and misuse of radioactive fuels or fuel waste, as well as naturally-occurring leakage from the unsolved and imperfect long-term storage process of radioactive nuclear waste.

www.conserve-energy-future.com/disadvantages_nuclearenergy.php

To mitigate further disasters, a body called The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) was set up that is geared towards safe and reliable operation of nuclear power plants by conducting independent peer reviews for every new nuclear power plant operating across the world. If nuclear power plants are managed ...

www.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_advantages_and_disadvantages_of_nuclear_power

The disadvantages of nuclear power: The problem of how to transport and store the dangerous radioactive waste safely. The risks of a dangerous accident or terrorist attack at the nuclear power plant. The safety risks in mining and transporting the radioactive fuel. The risks of theft of material, possibly for a nuclear bomb.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/add_edexcel/radioactive_materials/radioactiveproblemsrev3.shtml

Disadvantages. Like fossil fuels, nuclear fuels are non-renewable energy resources. And if there is an accident, large amounts of radioactive material could be released into the environment. In addition, nuclear waste remains radioactive and is hazardous to health for thousands of years. It must be stored safely. Nuclear ...

greenliving.lovetoknow.com/Advantages_and_Disadvantages_of_Nuclear_Energy

The advantages and disadvantages of nuclear energy have made this energy source one of the most controversial on the market today. Advocates for and against nuclear energy are equally passionate about their causes. Understanding the pros and cons of this energy source can help you make a more informed decision ...

nuclear-energy.net/advantages-and-disadvantages-of-nuclear-energy.html

Oct 15, 2014 ... In this section we analyze the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power. Nevertheless, most organizations related to nuclear energy are already positioned for or against the use of nuclear power. On this site we try to make an objective analysis about this question, giving all the relevant information ...

energyinformative.org/nuclear-energy-pros-and-cons

Below you will find a nuclear energy pros and cons list, which covers the most important aspects of typical nuclear power plants. There are 104 .... To get a broader picture on the non-renewables and their importance in today's society read Non-Renewable Energy Sources – Advantages and Disadvantages. Feel free to ...

timeforchange.org/pros-and-cons-of-nuclear-power-and-sustainability

Jan 11, 2007 ... Disadvantages of nuclear power generation: The problem of radioactive waste is still an unsolved one. The waste from nuclear energy is extremely dangerous and it has to be carefully looked after for several thousand years (10'000 years according to United States Environmental Protection Agency ...

www.quora.com/What-are-the-advantages-and-disadvantages-of-nuclear-power

PROS: +You can't beat the energy density. The amount of waste you generate per year from nuclear power is ridiculously small. From coal? Ridiculously large. Nuclear power creates .... Cons: associated in people's minds with nuclear weapons and cancer. Both of these are probably over-exaggerated risks as we have killed far, far more people with bows and arrows or bullets or chemical bombs than with nuclear weapons and low level nuclear radiation hasn't been shown to cause cancer in mammals ...