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Between MOX and a hard place

AuthorReparaz, Adolfo
Descriptionachtergrond
Date 1 September 2003
Page number46-51
MagazineBulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Washington, US
Year 59
No5
Number of pages 6
Tags: BELGIUM - country, capital Brussels
BELGONUCLÉAIRE - Belgonucléaire
BNFL - British Nuclear Fuels Ltd (see also BNG)
FUEL FABRICATION - Also deliveries to power plants
CENSORSHIP - including (attempts) to conceal or alter information
GERMANY - Germany and former West Germany
GE - GENERAL ELECTRIC - General Electric S Fairfield
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH - occupational health and safety in production and use of radioactive material
HANAU, GERMANY - Hanau, Germany
JAPAN - country in Asia
NUCLEAR WEAPONS - nuclear weapons in general
COSTS NUCLEAR ENERGY - Atomic energy costs
MOX - Mixed oxide fuel, commonly referred to as MOX fuel, is nuclear fuel that contains more than one oxide of fissile material, usually consisting of plutonium blended with natural uranium, reprocessed uranium, or depleted uranium.
MAINTENANCE - shutdown reactor for improvement, safety and maintenance
ACCIDENTS NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS -
PLUTONIUM - environment, use, production, discussion transuranic
RUSSIA - country, successor of USSR and CIS
GENERAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION -
TEPCO - Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Do not confuse with Tohoku EPCO)
TOKAI-MURA - Uranium processing plant in Japan
URANIUM RESOURCES & PRICE - well production rates; no mining and environmental impacts
SAFETY RESEARCH -
TREATIES - (Inter) national conventions
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - United States

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