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Old 10-23-2015, 03:45 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by UFO View Post
Sorry, no. Nuclear waste continues to build up and be hazardous to life for millenia to come. Direct solar in the form of wind, biomass, hydro, PV, concentration and tidal is the way to go if one is concerned with sustainability.
The radioactive material was mined from the earth, so it was already in our environment.

Using it up in a reactor is actually reducing the total amount of radioactive material on this planet. The "waste" can mostly be recycled.

Beyond that, the solution to pollution is dilution.
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