Disasters

Risk From Spent Nuclear Fuel Is Greater in U.S. Than in Japan: Study

"The threat of a catastrophic release of radioactive materials from a spent fuel pool at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi plant is dwarfed by the risk posed by such pools in the United States, which are typically filled with far more radioactive material, according to a study released on Tuesday by a nonprofit institute."

Source: NY Times, 05/25/2011

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