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Response to ihas2stinkyfeet (Reply #11)

Mon Sep 14, 2020, 04:06 PM

12. Many modern nuclear power schemes would not require any further uranium mining.

They'd be powered by light water reactor "waste" and depleted uranium.

Stuff that's already been mined.

For example:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TerraPower

And when that waste is gone, more than a century from now, we might turn to a wide variety of mine tailings.

Beyond that, uranium extracted from the ocean in desalinization schemes... essentially forever so long as we humans limit our numbers to something sustainable.






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