Sunday, April 25, 2010

Nuclear Waste Forever at Home


LACEY TOWNSHIP — Twenty concrete vaults sit side-by-side, like self-storage containers, next to the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant. These concrete tombs hold fuel cells, each containing 12-foot rods of enriched uranium. The rods are toxic and radioactive and were never intended to be stored here indefinitely, among Ocean County's 560,000 residents.

This is a nicely written article. It also gives some details on the dry casks.

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