Used Fuel Expert, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Brady's start as a chemical engineer

  • An explanation of re-processing 

  • Dry Storage: in theory and in practice

  • An in-depth look at the process and consequences of oxidizing spent fuel

  • The formation of the Nuclear Energy Research Initiative

  • A discussion about Yucca Mountain's effectiveness in disposing used fuel

  • Political obstacles that inhibit disposal solutions

  • A look at whether nuclear technology is safe and a comparison to other forms of energy 

  • What's on the horizon for nuclear energy 

Brady Hanson 

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