Doesn’t nuclear power produce dangerous waste?

Fossil fuel waste goes into the air and society pays for the consequences.

There is a big disconnect on what nuclear waste actually is and what is isn’t.

A quick look at the radiation involved in storing used nuclear fuel and how long it lasts:

Used Nuclear Fuel w/ Dr. Conca – Part One
Used Nuclear Fuel w/ Dr. Conca – Part Two
Used Nuclear Fuel w/ Dr. Conca – Part Three

Coal Ash is More Radioactive Than Nuclear Waste

“By burning away all the pesky carbon and other impurities, coal power plants produce heaps of radiation”

– Scientific American, 2007

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“Nuclear waste disposal, although a continuing political problem, is not any longer a technological problem.”

Why Nuclear Power Must Be Part of the Energy Solution