Nuclear energy is finally gaining some political momentum. While the amount of nuclear waste generated from energy operations is fairly small, many communities shun the idea of storing it themselves. Recycling could prove to be a potential solution to the world’s nuclear waste issue. In the previous article , I discussed some of the developments that are taking place to make nuclear power safer, such that major accidents like those at Chernobyl and Fukushima are simply no longer possible. But the other major issue nuclear opponents generally raise is what to do with the radioactive waste that is generated during the production of nuclear power. I posed this question to Dr. Kathryn Huff, the Assistant Secretary at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy. Addressing Nuclear Waste The good news is that the amount of waste generated is generally small. In fact, nuclear plants have simply stored […]