Photo Gallery: The Risky Destruction of Nuclear Weapons
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Photo Gallery: The Risky Destruction of Nuclear Weapons

From Plutonium to Power Russia To Produce Electricity with Former Nukes

Russia is planning to destroy plutonium used in thousands of soon to be decommissioned nuclear warheads by using it as fuel in a special new atomic power plant. The reactor is set to begin operating in one year, but time pressures and a vulnerable cooling system make the project a risky one.
Von Kerstin Brandt
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