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Transfer sites for 610 tons of spent nuclear fuel undecided; decommissioning plans may be affected

Spent nuclear fuel is stored in a pool at the La Hague reprocessing facility in northwestern France in October. It is one of the most dangerous sites in the world, with its 10,000 tons of spent fuel. 656 more words

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NRA pushing dry cask storage, not pools, for spent nuclear fuel

Japan’s nuclear watchdog will ease quake-related and other regulations on storing spent fuel to push the use of dry casks and reduce the dangers stemming from power failures at nuclear power plants. 425 more words

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