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Nuclear Waste Dry Cask Storage, Explained

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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As nuclear waste continues to make headlines and be discussed in the halls of Congress and state capitols across the country, a common reference point is the dry cask storage in which nuclear waste is sometimes held. While misconceptions abound on the size and scope of dry cask storage, BPC has provided this simple infographic on how big these dry cask storage containers truly are, where these dry cask storage containers are used, and how often they are used to safely store nuclear waste. We hope it brings a little more clarification to a conversation our country needs to be having.

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