Is U.S. Reprocessing Worth the Risk?

Fetter, Steve; Von Hippel, Frank N.
September 2005
Arms Control Today;Sep2005, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p6
Assesses the plan of the U.S. Congress to launch a program to reprocess the spent nuclear fuel that has accumulated at power plants. Evolution of the country's spent fuel disposal policy; Issues raised on the costs of reprocessing and recycling spent fuel; Nuclear proliferation concerns associated with reprocessing; Main purpose of the proposal.


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