How do they get rid of nuclear waste?
- PieroLv 72 weeks ago
"They" haven't figure this out yet!!! So far, it's just stored, waiting to leak into the environment or cause some cataclysmic nuclear accident.
- 2 weeks ago
in the navy, we used to pump it overboard. what u dont know cant hurt u.
- 2 weeks ago
put it in a giant rocket and shoot it up at the sun. or fire it out into space why not, theres lots of space in space.
- 3 weeks ago
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- JesereLv 73 weeks ago
They bury it Salt Mines
- CliveLv 73 weeks ago
What does this have to do with astronomy and space?
- MarkLv 73 weeks ago
It is usually buried in concrete shafts, then entombed, but often near fault lines and potable water sources.
- StarryskyLv 73 weeks ago
Mork from Ork said "You don't have Nuke-Away? That's insane!!"
So the nuts who say nuclear power plants are safe, have yet to explain what is to be done with the waste.
My house is 5 miles from a decommissioned nuke plant that stores tons of waste in steel casks. Thousands of old fuel rods are in pools and tanks next to them. All are within 100 yards of the Pacific Ocean, and are less than 100 feet above high tide level. Nearby is an earthquake fault. There is no firm plan to move the junk anytime soon. “SCE looks forward to the development of a strategic plan that brings us closer to long-term solutions for moving spent nuclear fuel off-site,” https://www.songscommunity.com/used-nuclear-fuel/l...
Insane enough for you now?
- ANDRE LLv 73 weeks ago
For starters, one asks this in an appropriate section, which this one ISN'T.
- Ronald 7Lv 73 weeks ago
They drill extra deep holes to store it in carefully and pile loads of Concrete on top