Fall 2009

On the Global Nuclear Future, Vol. 1

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The dry-cask storage hall of the Zwilag radioactive waste interim storage facility in Würenlingen, Switzerland. The hall—which is sixty-eight meters long and forty-one meters wide—is used to store vitrified high-level waste and spent-fuel elements from Swiss nuclear power and reprocessing plants. At full capacity, the hall can store around two hundred standing casks. © by Zwilag Zwischenlager Würenlingen AG.
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Dry-cask storage hall for radioactive waste, Switzerland
Image:
The dry-cask storage hall of the Zwilag radioactive waste interim storage facility in Würenlingen, Switzerland. The hall—which is sixty-eight meters long and forty-one meters wide—is used to store vitrified high-level waste and spent-fuel elements from Swiss nuclear power and reprocessing plants. At full capacity, the hall can store around two hundred standing casks. © by Zwilag Zwischenlager Würenlingen AG.