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  • Nuclear fuel recycling could offer plentiful energyNuclear fuel recycling could offer plentiful energy — Imagine the mess if we mined one ton of coal, burned five percent of it for energy, and then threw away the rest. That is what happens with uranium for nuclear fuel today. Currently, only about five percent of the uranium in a fuel rod gets fissioned for energy; after that, the rods are taken out of the reactor and put into permanent storage… Full Story
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