Nuclear waste disposal

Nuclear waste disposal

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Caption: Nuclear waste disposal. Lorry transporting a load of high-activity nuclear waste including transuranics, elements resulting from a nuclear chain reaction. The cargo here is a RH72-B cask, certified by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the transport of waste requiring remote handling. This cargo is en route for disposal at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, a deep geologic repository near Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA. Photographed on 21 March 2014.

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