BURNETT AND STEVENSON: Lessons from Japan on nuclear waste
Safe storage solutions are available - if Congress will act
by H. Sterling Burnett and David T. Stevenson
April 08, 2011
Source: The Washington Times
The nuclear crisis in Fukushima, Japan, has shown, beyond a doubt, the time has come to deal with the United States’ supply of used nuclear fuel rods - commonly, but erroneously, called “waste.” The most immediate potential hazard in the Fukushima crisis stems from the loss of water cooling the plants stored spent fuel.