05/30/2013 - 16:25

Dry-Cask Storage: How Germany Led the Way

Frank von Hippel

von Hippel is codirector of the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University's...

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Klaus Janberg

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

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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.
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