What is nuclear waste? How dangerous is it? Where is it? Why is it there? What should we do with it? Why should I care?

Answers to these questions are complicated and technical and oftentimes the rhetoric surrounding nuclear waste is over simplified or overly technical. Nuclear waste can be an intimidating topic, but we can deconstruct it to demystify it. A better understanding of nuclear waste and its implications for you and your community can bring some perspective to the problem.

What is nuclear waste?

What are the types of nuclear waste?

What is spent nuclear fuel?

What is defense waste?

Where is nuclear waste now?

What factors influence nuclear waste storage or disposal?

What is nuclear waste reprocessing?

What are the types of nuclear waste repositories?

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