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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Comparison Between Wastes From A Nuclear Reactor & Coal Based Thermal Power Plant [1000 Mwe Each]



Thermal Power Plant

Nuclear Power Plant

Ash:
320,000 tonnes

High Level:
27 tonnes spent fuel or 3 Cu.m after reprocessing
CO2:
6.5 Million tonnes

SO2:
44,000 tonnes

Intermediate level:
310 tonnes
NO2:
22,000 tonnes

Low Level:
460 tonnes