Replacing Coal Power with Nucelar Using Japanese and European Waste Storage Methods

As the United States is the number one emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, with a third of these gases coming from coal power plants, a reduction in U.S. coal burning is necessary. This article then, in light of these facts, supports the building of fuel recycling plants in order to cut high-level waste by a factor of 10 and convert the waste into a stable glass form, preventing leakage into groundwater.

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    • Included in the September 2007 Issue of Review of Policy Research, the Roosevelt Institution's "25 Ideas for Solving the Energy Crisis," Volume 1, Issue 1, July 2007.
  • Authors:
    • Colgan, Matt
  • Publication Date: 2007-9


  • English

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: pp 528-529
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  • Accession Number: 01090913
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 28 2008 3:07PM