A team of scientists at the U.K. University of Bristol is working on recycling radioactive materials taken directly from a closed nuclear powerplant in Gloucestershire. They hope to use these recycled materials to create ultra-long-lasting power sources.
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KHNP has been embroiled in a scandal recently over the use of counterfeit parts in the reactors that it has constructed. There has also been a labor dispute between ENEC and the Korean companies over replacement of workers.
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There are many concerns about possible nuclear proliferation in the Middle East. These concerns include potential problems concerning safety, the environment, nuclear weapons and cooling water.
I have blogged in the past about the devastation that a global nuclear war would cause. Aside from the immediate death and destruction, the ash, soot and soil thrown into the atmosphere would reduce sunlight for years and would result in a famine that could kill billions. This is generally referred to as “nuclear winter.”