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Thursday, April 15, 2010

GE Hitachi's Fuller to Seek Nuclear Recycling

Exec: U.S. should consider recycling used nuclear fuel
GE Hitachi's Fuller to Seek Nuclear Recycling

The White House should invest in recycling technology that could help address concerns regarding used nuclear fuel, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy said. The proposal comes as the industry has generated enough used fuel in the country to stuff "a football field 30 feet high, end zone to end zone," CEO Jack Fuller said. "If you took and put up recycling centers, you would reduce all that waste to one end zone, 30 feet high." Bloomberg



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