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What to do with spent nuclear fuel?

Anyone care for a swim? A pool at the closed nuclear plant in Zion where spent nuclear fuel is being stored. (Chicago Tribune file photo / May 29, 1998) So, what are we supposed to do with spent nuclear power fuel? Rocket it into outer space? Thanks to Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., Democratic PresidentsBill Clinton and Barack Obama and... Read more »

Eat our nuclear waste

Here is potentially good news for the Chicago area, which has more than its share of nuclear waste materials “temporarily” stored at power plants throughout the region. It’s the development of a new chemical material that figurative eats nuclear waste, like a Venus fly trap will eat any insect unfortunate enough to land on it.... Read more »
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