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[–] R34p_Th3_Wh0r1w1nd 15 points -12 points (+3|-15) ago 

Nuclear waste rods glow green. They have to be kept underwater to keep them cool. Nuclear energy is a bad idea.

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[–] damnbiker 1 points 7 points (+8|-1) ago 

At my plant, they are stored under water for a long time, until they cool down. Then they are moved to shielded containers and stored dry, the the appropriately named Dry Used Fuel Storage building.

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[–] BlueDrache 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

What's your opinion of a Thorium reactor?

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[–] MrHighBrow 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

That is quite wrong. You can search "nuclear waste rods" and see tons of pictures of blue rods. I have personally stood at the cooling tanks, looked down and saw a soft blue light emanating from the rods. Do any amount of research and you will also see that nuclear is the safest and one of the most efficient forms of energy.