May 12, 2015

Idaho nuclear scientists say fuel rods can be safely studied - San Antonio Express-News

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — An eastern Idaho nuclear facility can safely handle two shipments of 25 spent fuel rods for research and it's not the start of turning the state into a nuclear waste dump, officials at the site say. The U.S. Department of Energy wants to better understand "high burnup" spent fuel that is accumulating at nuclear power plants in the U.S., said Todd Allen, deputy director...

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