What is a Meltdown?

What is a Meltdown?

September 18, 2012

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has warned there is no water left in the spent fuel pool of reactor No. 4 at the plant, resulting in “extremely high” radiation levels. High-pressure water cannons will now be used to try and spray water into the reactors. Source

Where the waste goes from a nuclear reactor

Where the waste goes from a nuclear reactor

August 19, 2012

Decommissioning a nuclear reactor creates many types of waste. This shows the classes of waste and how to dispose of them Source