Countries Undecided on How to Store Nuclear Waste

Most high-level waste is spent fuel from the over 400 nuclear power reactors in more than 30 countries

Published: 29-Dec-2003

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Since the start of the nuclear era, highly radioactive waste has been crossing continents and oceans in search of a secure and final resting place.

Nearly all countries produce nuclear waste, some types of which can remain radioactive for thousands of years, but they cannot agree on the best way to store it.

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