Radioactive Waste Recycling No Longer a Pain in the Ash

Thursday, August 21, 2008 - 15:28 in Earth & Climate

Thanks to an agreement signed Wednesday, Aug. 20 between world wide nuclear leader AREVA and the University of Idaho, a new type of recycling plant will soon be processing nuclear waste in Richland, Wash. Uranium will be recovered from radioactive garbage in an environmentally friendly process that may offer a glimpse into the future of nuclear waste recycling and refinement.

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