TITLE

Stranded Casks

AUTHOR(S)
Spring, Nancy
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Power Engineering;Oct2009, Vol. 113 Issue 10, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on a report written by nuclear experts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which defined five alternatives for spent nuclear fuel management. The report states five options to geologic storage where an extended dry cask storage was regarded as the best choice. The report however states that the formal adoption of the plan is compelled by the U.S. government which is losing lawsuits brought against it for breaching its contracts with nuclear power plant operators to take title to spent fuel.
ACCESSION #
44524807

 

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