05/30/2013 - 16:25

Dry-Cask Storage: How Germany Led the Way

Frank von Hippel

von Hippel is one of the United States’ most prominent scientists in the nuclear policy arena. He co-founded Princeton University's Program on Science and Global Security and the International...


Klaus Janberg

Klaus Janberg, a nuclear engineer, began his
career by working on the design of plutonium-fuelled fast reactors and
ended it by...

With Yucca Mountain dead, the United States needs an alternative home for its nuclear waste. It would do well to look to Germany, which invented interim dry-cask storage and still relies on the technology today to store its spent fuel safely.