Can Shale Safely Host U.S. Nuclear Waste

@inproceedings{Neuzil2013CanSS,
  title={Can Shale Safely Host U.S. Nuclear Waste},
  author={Christopher E. Neuzil},
  year={2013}
}
Even as cleanup efforts after Japan's Fukushima disaster offer a stark reminder of the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) stored at nuclear plants worldwide, the decision in 2009 to scrap Yucca Mountain as a permanent disposal site has dimmed hope for a repository for SNF and other high-level nuclear waste (HLW) in the United States anytime soon. About 70,000 metric tons of SNF are now in pool or dry cask storage at 75 sites across the United States [Government Accountability Office, 2012], and… CONTINUE READING

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