Disposal of Radioactive Wastes

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Science  05 Oct 1984:
Vol. 226, Issue 4670, pp. 11-14
DOI: 10.1126/science.226.4670.11


Scientists appointed by the International Council of Scientific Unions have concluded that nuclear wastes may be safely disposed of using current technology. Interim storage for 50 to 100 years greatly reduces the problem of thermal loading at the final disposal sites, but more research devoted to such interim storage is needed.

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