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Understanding Radiation: Its Effects and Benefits  (Updated December, 2013)

Understanding Radiation—It's Effects and BenefitsThis brochure explains what radiation is, its many beneficial uses, and how it is handled and used safely in medicine, construction and nearly every other industry and science. It also discusses various sources of public exposure to radiation, both natural and man-made.

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Nuclear Energy—Powering America's Future (New Version: November, 2013)

Powering America's FutureThis booklet explains today’s nuclear energy technology, the processes and safety practices associated with it, and the benefits it provides. It includes information about how nuclear power plants work, the cost of producing electricity, nuclear energy’s environmental benefits, the mining and production of uranium fuel, the safe management of used fuel, nuclear plant security, and the economics of nuclear energy.

 

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Nuclear Energy—Just the Facts

Nuclear Energy—Just the FactsJust the Facts blends easy-to-understand text with engaging graphics and photos to explain today’s nuclear energy technology, its safety practices and its benefits. The 20-page booklet includes basic information about how nuclear power plants work, the cost of producing electricity, nuclear energy’s environmental benefits, the mining and production of uranium fuel, the safe management of used fuel and nuclear plant security.

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Safe and Secure: Managing Used Nuclear Fuel

This brochure describes how the industry stores used nuclear fuel safely and securely at nuclear energy facilities throughout the country. The discussion follows used nuclear fuel from the reactor to on-site pool and dry cask storage. It also discusses the need for consolidated interim storage until a decision is made on permanent repository disposal.

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The Future of Energy Is Nuclear...The Future of Nuclear Is You!

Recruiting the next generation of nuclear professionals is one the nuclear energy industry’s biggest challenges. This brochure describes the industry’s growing opportunities and the benefits that a career in nuclear energy offers.

 

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Pellet Card

This card highlights the extraordinary energy density of nuclear power plant fuel, as well as the environmental benefits of this energy source. The card features a simulated uranium fuel pellet. The real thing packs as much energy as nearly a ton of coal.
October 2013
5” x 7”, two-sided
$1.25 each
Complimentary copy provided on request
Product code: MIS_01