Debating Next-Generation Nuclear Waste

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Amid signs that nuclear power is on the verge of a renaissance are the voices of opponents of the technology who say the industry remains secretive and irresponsible — particularly about highly radioactive waste.

The latest salvo against it is from the anti-nuclear environmental group Greenpeace.

Greenpeace issued warnings and links to scientific documents on Friday to The International Herald Tribune and on Saturday more widely that claimed that waste from one of the most prominently marketed next-generation reactors will be seven times as radioactive as waste from the current generation of reactors.

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/02/02/debating-next-generation-nuclear-waste/

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