Shooting nuclear waste into the sun? ‘Space disposal’ considered
Nuclear power plants do have a waste management problem because radioactivity takes a long time to dissipate and turn the radioactive waste into just a non-hazardous waste. [...] A new draft nuclear waste management bill released today by four U.S. senators focuses on establishing interim and permanent waste repositories [...] The senators—Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)—based their draft on President Obama’s Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future.
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