Nuclear Waste Policy in the United States

July
2010

The current U.S. reactor fleet produces 2,100–2,400 ton/yr of spent nuclear fuel (SNF). After 50-plus years of nuclear power generation, 64,000 tons of SNF has accumulated in temporary storage at the reactor sites. How did we get where we are, and where do we go from here?

Author Bios: 

Bond Calloway

Bond Calloway is the Alternative Energy Research Manager at Savannah River National Laboratory. He has served AICHE as 2009 Annual Meeting Program Vice-Chair, Nuclear Engineering Division Chair/Vice-Chair/Director, Chemical Engineering Technology Operating Council member, Executive Board Programming Committee member. He is the recipient of the 1st AICHE Herb Epstein Award. He currently serves as an AICHE Foundation Trustee, Research and New Technology Committee Chair and on the AICHE Energy Advisory Board. Bond has more than 25 years of experience in the R&D, design, construction, and...Read more

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