Radioactive Fuel

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Senators Warn Of Safety Risks At Closed Reactors

Five U.S. senators on Friday warned that federal regulators need to keep more emergency and security regulations in place at shuttered nuclear power plants that store tons of spent radioactive fuel.

05/02/2014

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Ailing Calif. Reactor Prepares To Remove Fuel

The operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant is preparing to empty the radioactive fuel from one of its twin reactors, a federal official said Monday, another sign the plant won’t be operating at full capacity anytime soon, if ever.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2012

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