U.S. spent nuclear fuel inventory steadily increased from 2013 through 2017

The volume of spent nuclear fuel produced by nuclear power plants in the United States has steadily increased during the past few decades. The volume of spent nuclear fuel at the end of 2017 was 13.5% metric tons more than at the end of June 2013, according to newly released data from EIA’s Nuclear Fuel Data Survey. The survey data contain information on the quantity and characteristics of spent nuclear fuel at the time when a reactor discharges it. Read more U.S. spent nuclear fuel inventory steadily increased from 2013 through 2017

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