William Hannum

Articles by William Hannum

31 August 2009

Reprocessing is the answer

George S. StanfordGerald E. MarshWilliam Hannum

When you combine the country's addiction to oil to its mounting concern over global warming you have a clear-cut case for expanded nuclear power. The issue has been clouded, however, by the recent decision to stop work on the Yucca Mountain permanent spent fuel repository in Nevada, so far the only real solution the United States has for its accumulating spent fuel from its 104 light water reactors (LWR).