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The science of nuclear energy
The science of nuclear energy

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4.1.6 Nuclear waste

In the following audio, Adam Rutherford talks to Professor Sue Ion, former Director of Technology at British Nuclear Fuels.

She discusses how the modern design of Hinkley means a much smaller volume of nuclear waste of all categories.

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In the next section, you will consider how important you think this development is.