9 Nuclear Energy Myths Dispelled

Nuclear Myths

1 — Environmental impact; it is widely argued that nuclear waste and spent fuel are environmental hazards and a reason to not pursue the nuclear energy electricity generation option. However, it must be undetstood that all energy sources have environmental impact. The production of solar panels as an example emits toxic chemicals as by-product and the panels themselves are non-biodegradable. Of course radioactive waste needs to be…