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Radioactive waste disposal

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View Resource Treatment of Legacy Materials Using the Melt-Dilute Treatment Technology

The Savannah River Site (SRS) is the location of a government operation that manages US nuclear weapons and related radioactive materials. Ongoing research into safe handling of such materials is an important function of SRS, and this report discusses the Melt-Dilute technology "for the treatment and disposition of aluminum based research and test reactor spent fuel." Each step of the treatment...

https://sti.srs.gov/fulltext/ms2002736/ms2002736.pdf
View Resource Dealing with Waste: The Nuclear Debate

Developed by the Industry Supports Education initiative (ISE), this website allows teenagers to take part in an online debate about how to cope with nuclear waste and whether and how nuclear power should be used in the future. During the debate, the user has a discussion with a virtual devil's advocate (DA). Visitors can either take the role of being in favor of nuclear power or against nuclear...

http://resources.schoolscience.co.uk/nirex/nucdebate.html