Confusion over nuclear waste management

Arguments over whether to store or reprocess nuclear waste have been thrown into confusion following what has been described as an attempt by the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to suppress a conclusion that it doesn’t like.

According to the New Scientist magazine, a confidential draft of a UKAEA report concluded that storage “has a large advantage” because it is cheaper.

The full story is available on the New Scientist website.

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