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Government estimate: Almost 100 percent of contaminated soil can be recycled via The Asahi Shimbun

Up to 99.8 percent of more than 20 million cubic meters of contaminated soil generated from cleanup operations in Fukushima Prefecture can be recycled, according to an Environment Ministry estimate. The figure was presented at a ministry committee meeting discussing … Continue reading

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U.S. To Bury Almost All Existing Used Nuclear Fuel; Recycling Deferred At Least 20 Years via Forbes

There’s little hope that the 70,000 metric tons of used nuclear fuel dispersed across the United States will ever be recycled, according to a recent study by Oak Ridge National Laboratory—so nearly all existing waste will go into the earth. … Continue reading

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Is Spent Nuclear Fuel Really Waste? via The New York Times

When the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future was established two years ago, after the Obama administration killed a proposed repository for nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, one of the items on its agenda was to determine … Continue reading

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