Tag Archives: uranium enrichment

Are nukes carbon-free? Nope. Enriching uranium takes electricity. (Warning: This post contains Rand Paul-levels of reliance on Wikipedia, but with proper footnoting)

You ever have one of those days where everywhere you looked were things that needed more looking into? In the course of researching a post on uranium mining, I ran across this on Wikipedia, in an article on uranium enrichment … Continue reading

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Uranium enrichment facility declares emergency

Not all the dangers in nuclear power are confined to the commercial production of electricity.  Yesterday morning, the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Kentucky suffered a major spill. The Paducah facility enriches uranium for reactors. Workers were changing out a … Continue reading

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