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Radioactive waste Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Radioactive waste.

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Encyclopedia Articles (9)

5,291 words, approx. 18 pages
Can Radiation Waste from Fission Reactors Be Safely Stored? Viewpoint: Yes, radiation waste from fission reactors can be safely stored using existing technical expertise and drawing on the experience ... Read more
1,315 words, approx. 5 pages
Radioactive Waste Storage (Geologic Considerations) In the 1960s, nuclear power gained popularity as a means of producing power for civilian use. During the next two decades, several nuclear power pla... Read more
908 words, approx. 4 pages
Radioactive Waste Radioactive waste is what remains after the use or production of radioactive materials. Modern society uses a variety of products and services that depend on radioactive materials. U... Read more
1,574 words, approx. 6 pages
Radioactive Pollution Radioactive pollution can be defined as the release of radioactive substances or high-energy particles into the air, water, or earth as a result of human activity, either by ac... Read more
603 words, approx. 3 pages
Radioactive Waste Radioactive waste is the "garbage" left as a result of the use of nuclear materials by human societies. Such waste can be categorized as low-level, intermediate-level... Read more
1,467 words, approx. 5 pages
Radioactive Waste Management Radioactive waste materials are produced as by-products of research, nuclear power generation, and nuclear weapons manufacture. Radioactive waste is classified by the U.S.... Read more
2,505 words, approx. 9 pages
Nuclear Waste Disposal of nuclear waste has been a contentious issue both in the United States and elsewhere in the world. Difficult questions are involved, including: (1) where should one put the was... Read more
4,236 words, approx. 15 pages
Nuclear Waste Kinds of Nuclear Waste Nuclear waste is radioactive material that has no immediate use. In the United States nuclear waste generally is divided into two main categories: high-level nucle... Read more
2,181 words, approx. 8 pages
Radioactive Waste Radioactive waste (or nuclear waste) is a material deemed no longer useful that has been contaminated by or contains radionuclides. Radionuclides are unstable atoms of an element tha... Read more
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