Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in

Recycling Nuclear Waste: Addressing Nuclear Waste in the 21st Century

Hosted by U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Monday May 18, 2009 One of the long-term questions about nuclear energy is how to manage the waste. For many years, U.S. nuclear utilities have paid fees to the federal government for nuclear waste disposal. But work on disposal has come with delays and roadblocks. It is time to responsibly move forward to address the nuclear waste issue. Senator Carper’s roundtable brings together MIT and Harvard professors to investigate options for handling the United States’ nuclear waste through recycling and reprocessing. Experts in the field will discuss the pros and cons of recycling technologies, providing information Senator Carper will take back to Congress with him during the ongoing congressional debate.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments.

MIT Energy Initiative

MIT Energy Initiative

Category: Environment/Energy | Updated 8 months ago

Created
May 19, 2009 13:00
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
31012 times

More from MIT Energy Initiative

Arun Majumdar: Using Science to Innovate in Efficient Energy Utilization

Arun Majumdar: Using Science to Inn...

Added 7 years ago | 01:08:53 | 11430 views

MITEI Seminar w/David Konisky - Cheap and Clean: How Americans Think about Energy in the Age of Global Warming

MITEI Seminar w/David Konisky - Che...

Added 9 months ago | 00:58:03 | 1466 views

Energy Efficiency Technologies Panel

Energy Efficiency Technologies Panel

Added over 7 years ago | 01:29:36 | 21448 views

Tony Hayward - Facing the Harsh Realities

Tony Hayward - Facing the Harsh Rea...

Added over 6 years ago | 01:07:50 | 24565 views

Emerald Cities: How Are Cities Advancing the Shift to a Green Economy?

Emerald Cities: How Are Cities Adva...

Added over 6 years ago | 01:15:04 | 20936 views

Frank DiSalvo: Materials Challenges in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells

Frank DiSalvo: Materials Challenges...

Added 6 years ago | 01:04:26 | 17972 views