What is Nuclear Waste and What Do We Do With It?
Radioactive waste is an unavoidable by-product of nuclear power. Ideally it would be stored safely underground, indefinitely. Until we develop such storage facilities, it can be stored in casks above ground for perhaps 100 years.
Nuclear Energy FAQs
- What Are the Benefits and Risks of Nuclear Power?
- Where in the World Is Nuclear Power?
- How Was Nuclear Energy Discovered?
- What Are the Greenhouse Emissions from Nuclear Power?
- What Does Nuclear Power Cost?
- How Do We Get Electricity from Nuclear Energy