Haste vs. Procrastination on Nuclear Waste

New York Times: As I noted in Wednesday’s paper, companies that operate nuclear reactors are increasingly turning to dry casks to store nuclear waste. That`s because their spent fuel pools are full. And some experts suggest that such casks should be used more widely to reduce the amount of fuel in the pools as a safety measure. The idea is that with less fuel, spread out more widely, total heat production will be lower; that way, if a cataclysm like a tsunami or earthquake were to strike, it would take longer......

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