Burning waste or playing with fire? Waste management considerations for non-traditional reactors

By Lindsay Krall, Allison Macfarlane, August 31, 2018

A schematic of TerraPower's Molten Chloride Fast ReactorA schematic of TerraPower's Molten Chloride Fast Reactor

Why some advanced nuclear reactor technologies—funded for their supposed waste management benefits—will actually exacerbate spent fuel disposal issues.

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What ever happended to the “PAWDS” (Plasma Arc Waste Disposal System)!/? Wasn’t that what it was Constructed For…