US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Nuclear waste disposal. Lorry transporting a load of nuclear waste containing transuranics, elements resulting from a nuclear chain reaction. This cargo is departing the Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA. The Laboratory set another record for shipments of transuranic waste in a single fiscal year. This was the Laboratory's 172nd shipment, headed for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, a deep geologic repository near Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA. Photographed on 2 August 2012.
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