Burial of radioactive waste is not the only solution, says IRSN. It is quite possible to dry the spent nuclear fuel that accumulates in the pools of La Hague, says a report by the IRSN . Paving the way for a radical change in the doctrine of radioactive waste management. a report of the Institute of radioprotection and nuclear safety ( IRSN ), unveiled Wednesday, May 15, for the first time affirms the immediate feasibility of another solution: dry storage . A solution already implemented in many nuclearized countries and promoted by many experts and associations, because reputedly safer than pond conservation.
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