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5:01 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Nuclear Waste Meeting In Charlotte

Spent nuclear fuel rods are often stored in large pools of water.

Nearly half of our electricity in the Carolinas comes from nuclear plants, which produce enough radioactive waste to rank North and South Carolina among the top five states with the most spent fuel. On Monday night, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting in Charlotte to take comments on its latest plan for handling that waste.

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