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Fracking To Dispose of Nuclear Waste?

Source:  Maryann Villavert and Dan Hawkes

Portrait_jensbirkholzerAs reported by NBC News Science, scientists have recently proposed a method by which nuclear waste could in the future be contained by injecting it into fracking boreholes. ESD hydrologist (and Energy Resources Program co-head) Jens Birkholzer commented on this possibility at the recent December 2013 AGU Meeting in San Francisco.

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