* Background Information on Nuclear Waste

Below are some suggested comments, talking points, and background information on nuclear waste and the upcoming NRC Nuclear Waste Meeting to be held in Charlotte on November 4.

To learn much more about this issue, plan to attend the Sierra Club monthly meeting, “Nuclear Power in the Carolinas – Wasting Away or a Glowing Threat?” – Oct 23.

What is Waste Confidence and What are these hearings about?

What is Waste Confidence

Talking Points on NRC’s Waste Confidence Policy

Waste Confidence Policy Talking Points

Sample Comments for NRC Waste Confidence Meetings

Sample Comments Waste Confidence

Dry Casks versus Fuel Pools

Dry Casks vs Fuel Pools

Spent Fuel Pool Fires

Spent Fuel Pool Fires

Spent Nuclear Fuel in the US (Full Report)

Spent Nuclear Fuel Pools in US

Spent Nuclear Fuel in the US (Summary)

Spent Nuclear Fuel Pools in US Summary

America’s Nuclear Spent-Fuel Time Bombs Spent Fuel Bombs

Risk From Spent Nuclear Reactor Fuel Is Greater in U.S. Than in Japan, Study Says

Spent Fuel Risk

Reference:

What is Waste Confidence

NRC Waste Confidence Backgrounder NIRS

Sample comments for NRC Waste Confidence meetings

Dry Casks vs Fuel Pools Backgrounder NIRS

Spent Fuel Pool Fires Backgrounder NIRS

Spent Nuclear Fuels in US Robert Alvarez May 2011

Spent Nuclear Fuels in US Robert Alvarez May 2011 Fact Sheet

Americas Nuclear Spent Fuel Time Bombs

Risk From Spent Nuclear Reactor Fuel

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