A 100-Year Plan for Nuclear Waste
An MIT study argues that keeping it in temporary storage for decades, rather than permanently burying it, has many benefits.
- Wednesday, April 27, 2011
- By Kevin Bullis
The report comes in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear-power-plant disaster in Japan, where stored fuel was a major source of radioactive material that escaped into the surrounding area. And it comes at a time when many are again worried about the vast amounts of nuclear waste piling up at power plants around the country.