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Nuke waste disposal a huge challenge

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  • Writer: BehnamTaebi
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Across much of the world, nuclear power continues to spawn controversy. 

For instance, concern over the Fukushima site continues, and a risky, unprecedented operation has just begun to remove thousands of fuel rods.

Meanwhile, despite the landmark international deal agreed on Sunday that saw parts of Iran's nuclear programme frozen for six months, some critics wonder whether the deal contains sufficient non-proliferation safeguards. Iran's case is particularly relevant because it establishes a precedent for the twenty new countries that are planning to join the 'nuclear club' in coming decades.

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