Recycling the Ashes of Nuclear Fission March 31, 2020

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#1. If untreated, used nuclear fuel is required to be shielded from human contact for:

#2. Recycling Used Nuclear Fuel is:

#3. One process for recycling used nuclear fuel is called pyroprocessing. What is pyroprocessing?

#4. Which is the cheapest way to deal with used nuclear fuel?

#5. If pyroprocessing is used in conjunction with a fast reactor, what percent of the nuclear fuel can be used to produce energy?

#6. What is the biggest complaint about using nuclear fuel to produce electricity?

#7. Which industry has pre-paid the costs of decommissioning and disposition of their used fuel?

#8. Which countries are recycling their used nuclear fuel now?

#9. What is being done with used nuclear fuel after it sits in a water cooling pool for 5-7 years?

#10. Why is the United States not recycling now, even though other nuclear power users in the world do so?