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ORNL’s nuclear reprocessing research gets closer to reality

By / March 22, 2010

According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Oak Ridge National Laboratory is working on a chemical process to separate highly radioactive spent fuel to recover unused energy. The process is referred to as nuclear waste recycling, and although recycling nuclear fuel might seem like a no-brainer, virtually all commercial nuclear power plants in the U.S.…

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