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Yucca Mountain: The Nuclear Waste Repository

Yucca Mountain: The Nuclear Waste Repository pe Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque consectetur sem non odio hendrerit pretium. Vestibulum sit amet sapien arcu, at consequat turpis. Proin hen- drerit aliquet scelerisque. Ut ac leo diam. Nam porta sodales turpis, eget aliquam lorem viverra eu. Power & Energy 70,000 metric tons of nuclear waste is currently stored at 121 sites around the US Yucca Mountain is only Yucca Mountain neighbours the Nevada test 80 miles site where there were 904 atomic bomb tests between 1945 and 1992 outside of Las Vegas, NV Mt Yucca Las Vegas As of 2008 $9 billion has The latest Total System Life Cycle Cost is an estimated $90 billion been spent on the project 73% is funded from consumers of nuclear How is powered electricity it paid for? This is the amount that will potentially be stored There is 2,500 metric tons of highly radioactive waste of spent fuel from the production of nuclear weapons in temporary storage 27% is funded from the tax payer at Yucca Mountain Radiation levels between 0 and 10,000 years for Yucca Mountain ( est. millirems per year) Radiation levels between 10,000 and 1 million years for Yucca Mountain (est. millirems per year) Working in the US Capitol Building 20 Background radiation in Ramsur, Iran 13,000 Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 15 Level below which no scientific evidence 1,000 of cancer risk exists Round-trip air travel between Washington DC and Las Vegas Background radiation of South Dakota 963 Eating 1 banana a day Background radiation of Colorado 700 Eating potatoes (US rate of consumption) Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 350 Demand for nuclear energy also demands disposal capability 809 billion kwh in 2008 30% of the world's nuclear 20% output of the US's total electricity output The US has a 104 nuclear reactors 70% of Americans now favour nuclear energy [ Source: "Yucca Mountain - The Most Studied Real Estate on the Planet' a report by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, World Nuclear Association, Wikipedia ] [ Graphic for Power and Energy US I www.nextgenpe.com | GDS Digital ] ( Graphic by T Farrant | Twitter @fallenblossom I Las Vegas skyline image by Albert Campbell on Shutterstock ] Yucca Mountain: The Nuclear Waste Repository pe Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque consectetur sem non odio hendrerit pretium. Vestibulum sit amet sapien arcu, at consequat turpis. Proin hen- drerit aliquet scelerisque. Ut ac leo diam. Nam porta sodales turpis, eget aliquam lorem viverra eu. Power & Energy 70,000 metric tons of nuclear waste is currently stored at 121 sites around the US Yucca Mountain is only Yucca Mountain neighbours the Nevada test 80 miles site where there were 904 atomic bomb tests between 1945 and 1992 outside of Las Vegas, NV Mt Yucca Las Vegas As of 2008 $9 billion has The latest Total System Life Cycle Cost is an estimated $90 billion been spent on the project 73% is funded from consumers of nuclear How is powered electricity it paid for? This is the amount that will potentially be stored There is 2,500 metric tons of highly radioactive waste of spent fuel from the production of nuclear weapons in temporary storage 27% is funded from the tax payer at Yucca Mountain Radiation levels between 0 and 10,000 years for Yucca Mountain ( est. millirems per year) Radiation levels between 10,000 and 1 million years for Yucca Mountain (est. millirems per year) Working in the US Capitol Building 20 Background radiation in Ramsur, Iran 13,000 Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 15 Level below which no scientific evidence 1,000 of cancer risk exists Round-trip air travel between Washington DC and Las Vegas 4 Background radiation of South Dakota 963 Eating 1 banana a day 4 Background radiation of Colorado 700 Eating potatoes (US rate of consumption) 4 Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 350 Demand for nuclear energy also demands disposal capability 809 billion kwh in 2008 30% of the world's nuclear 20% output of the US's total electricity output The US has a 104 nuclear reactors 70% of Americans now favour nuclear energy [ Source: "Yucca Mountain - The Most Studied Real Estate on the Planet' a report by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, World Nuclear Association, Wikipedia ] [ Graphic for Power and Energy US I www.nextgenpe.com | GDS Digital ] ( Graphic by T Farrant | Twitter @fallenblossom I Las Vegas skyline image by Albert Campbell on Shutterstock ] Yucca Mountain: The Nuclear Waste Repository pe Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque consectetur sem non odio hendrerit pretium. Vestibulum sit amet sapien arcu, at consequat turpis. Proin hen- drerit aliquet scelerisque. Ut ac leo diam. Nam porta sodales turpis, eget aliquam lorem viverra eu. Power & Energy 70,000 metric tons of nuclear waste is currently stored at 121 sites around the US Yucca Mountain is only Yucca Mountain neighbours the Nevada test 80 miles site where there were 904 atomic bomb tests between 1945 and 1992 outside of Las Vegas, NV Mt Yucca Las Vegas As of 2008 $9 billion has The latest Total System Life Cycle Cost is an estimated $90 billion been spent on the project 73% is funded from consumers of nuclear How is powered electricity it paid for? This is the amount that will potentially be stored There is 2,500 metric tons of highly radioactive waste of spent fuel from the production of nuclear weapons in temporary storage 27% is funded from the tax payer at Yucca Mountain Radiation levels between 0 and 10,000 years for Yucca Mountain ( est. millirems per year) Radiation levels between 10,000 and 1 million years for Yucca Mountain (est. millirems per year) Working in the US Capitol Building 20 Background radiation in Ramsur, Iran 13,000 Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 15 Level below which no scientific evidence 1,000 of cancer risk exists Round-trip air travel between Washington DC and Las Vegas 4 Background radiation of South Dakota 963 Eating 1 banana a day 4 Background radiation of Colorado 700 Eating potatoes (US rate of consumption) 4 Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 350 Demand for nuclear energy also demands disposal capability 809 billion kwh in 2008 30% of the world's nuclear 20% output of the US's total electricity output The US has a 104 nuclear reactors 70% of Americans now favour nuclear energy [ Source: "Yucca Mountain - The Most Studied Real Estate on the Planet' a report by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, World Nuclear Association, Wikipedia ] [ Graphic for Power and Energy US I www.nextgenpe.com | GDS Digital ] ( Graphic by T Farrant | Twitter @fallenblossom I Las Vegas skyline image by Albert Campbell on Shutterstock ] Yucca Mountain: The Nuclear Waste Repository pe Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque consectetur sem non odio hendrerit pretium. Vestibulum sit amet sapien arcu, at consequat turpis. Proin hen- drerit aliquet scelerisque. Ut ac leo diam. Nam porta sodales turpis, eget aliquam lorem viverra eu. Power & Energy 70,000 metric tons of nuclear waste is currently stored at 121 sites around the US Yucca Mountain is only Yucca Mountain neighbours the Nevada test 80 miles site where there were 904 atomic bomb tests between 1945 and 1992 outside of Las Vegas, NV Mt Yucca Las Vegas As of 2008 $9 billion has The latest Total System Life Cycle Cost is an estimated $90 billion been spent on the project 73% is funded from consumers of nuclear How is powered electricity it paid for? This is the amount that will potentially be stored There is 2,500 metric tons of highly radioactive waste of spent fuel from the production of nuclear weapons in temporary storage 27% is funded from the tax payer at Yucca Mountain Radiation levels between 0 and 10,000 years for Yucca Mountain ( est. millirems per year) Radiation levels between 10,000 and 1 million years for Yucca Mountain (est. millirems per year) Working in the US Capitol Building 20 Background radiation in Ramsur, Iran 13,000 Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 15 Level below which no scientific evidence 1,000 of cancer risk exists Round-trip air travel between Washington DC and Las Vegas 4 Background radiation of South Dakota 963 Eating 1 banana a day 4 Background radiation of Colorado 700 Eating potatoes (US rate of consumption) 4 Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 350 Demand for nuclear energy also demands disposal capability 809 billion kwh in 2008 30% of the world's nuclear 20% output of the US's total electricity output The US has a 104 nuclear reactors 70% of Americans now favour nuclear energy [ Source: "Yucca Mountain - The Most Studied Real Estate on the Planet' a report by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, World Nuclear Association, Wikipedia ] [ Graphic for Power and Energy US I www.nextgenpe.com | GDS Digital ] ( Graphic by T Farrant | Twitter @fallenblossom I Las Vegas skyline image by Albert Campbell on Shutterstock ] Yucca Mountain: The Nuclear Waste Repository pe Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque consectetur sem non odio hendrerit pretium. Vestibulum sit amet sapien arcu, at consequat turpis. Proin hen- drerit aliquet scelerisque. Ut ac leo diam. Nam porta sodales turpis, eget aliquam lorem viverra eu. Power & Energy 70,000 metric tons of nuclear waste is currently stored at 121 sites around the US Yucca Mountain is only Yucca Mountain neighbours the Nevada test 80 miles site where there were 904 atomic bomb tests between 1945 and 1992 outside of Las Vegas, NV Mt Yucca Las Vegas As of 2008 $9 billion has The latest Total System Life Cycle Cost is an estimated $90 billion been spent on the project 73% is funded from consumers of nuclear How is powered electricity it paid for? This is the amount that will potentially be stored There is 2,500 metric tons of highly radioactive waste of spent fuel from the production of nuclear weapons in temporary storage 27% is funded from the tax payer at Yucca Mountain Radiation levels between 0 and 10,000 years for Yucca Mountain ( est. millirems per year) Radiation levels between 10,000 and 1 million years for Yucca Mountain (est. millirems per year) Working in the US Capitol Building 20 Background radiation in Ramsur, Iran 13,000 Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 15 Level below which no scientific evidence 1,000 of cancer risk exists Round-trip air travel between Washington DC and Las Vegas 4 Background radiation of South Dakota 963 Eating 1 banana a day 4 Background radiation of Colorado 700 Eating potatoes (US rate of consumption) 4 Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 350 Demand for nuclear energy also demands disposal capability 809 billion kwh in 2008 30% of the world's nuclear 20% output of the US's total electricity output The US has a 104 nuclear reactors 70% of Americans now favour nuclear energy [ Source: "Yucca Mountain - The Most Studied Real Estate on the Planet' a report by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, World Nuclear Association, Wikipedia ] [ Graphic for Power and Energy US I www.nextgenpe.com | GDS Digital ] ( Graphic by T Farrant | Twitter @fallenblossom I Las Vegas skyline image by Albert Campbell on Shutterstock ] Yucca Mountain: The Nuclear Waste Repository pe Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque consectetur sem non odio hendrerit pretium. Vestibulum sit amet sapien arcu, at consequat turpis. Proin hen- drerit aliquet scelerisque. Ut ac leo diam. Nam porta sodales turpis, eget aliquam lorem viverra eu. Power & Energy 70,000 metric tons of nuclear waste is currently stored at 121 sites around the US Yucca Mountain is only Yucca Mountain neighbours the Nevada test 80 miles site where there were 904 atomic bomb tests between 1945 and 1992 outside of Las Vegas, NV Mt Yucca Las Vegas As of 2008 $9 billion has The latest Total System Life Cycle Cost is an estimated $90 billion been spent on the project 73% is funded from consumers of nuclear How is powered electricity it paid for? This is the amount that will potentially be stored There is 2,500 metric tons of highly radioactive waste of spent fuel from the production of nuclear weapons in temporary storage 27% is funded from the tax payer at Yucca Mountain Radiation levels between 0 and 10,000 years for Yucca Mountain ( est. millirems per year) Radiation levels between 10,000 and 1 million years for Yucca Mountain (est. millirems per year) Working in the US Capitol Building 20 Background radiation in Ramsur, Iran 13,000 Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 15 Level below which no scientific evidence 1,000 of cancer risk exists Round-trip air travel between Washington DC and Las Vegas 4 Background radiation of South Dakota 963 Eating 1 banana a day 4 Background radiation of Colorado 700 Eating potatoes (US rate of consumption) 4 Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard 350 Demand for nuclear energy also demands disposal capability 809 billion kwh in 2008 30% of the world's nuclear 20% output of the US's total electricity output The US has a 104 nuclear reactors 70% of Americans now favour nuclear energy [ Source: "Yucca Mountain - The Most Studied Real Estate on the Planet' a report by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, World Nuclear Association, Wikipedia ] [ Graphic for Power and Energy US I www.nextgenpe.com | GDS Digital ] ( Graphic by T Farrant | Twitter @fallenblossom I Las Vegas skyline image by Albert Campbell on Shutterstock ]

Yucca Mountain: The Nuclear Waste Repository

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This infographic displays the effects that nuclear testing has had on the Yuca Mountains. It gives data for the amount of nuclear radiation in the region and the money spent on nuclear testing. Finall...

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