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Nuclear waste as a public health challenge

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    In the past decade, nuclear power has gone from being the world's fastest growing energy source to be the slowest. However, there are still more than 400 nuclear reactors working around the world (25% of them in the USA), and some countries produce an important proportion of their electricity from nuclear plants. France is a leader in this ranking, producing 75% of its electric power from nuclear sources. It seems that the worldwide trend in the use of nuclear power and hence in the production …

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