How does nuclear waste get transported?

Where is nuclear waste shipped?

Low-level radioactive waste is collected and transported safely to one of four disposal facilities in South Carolina, Washington, Utah or Texas. Some low-level waste can be stored at the plant until its stops being radioactive and is safe to be disposed of like normal trash.

How is nuclear medicine transported?

Large volumes of radioactive materials are shipped daily over the nation’s highways, by air, and by other transportation modes for a variety of purposes. These shipments include those intended for nuclear medicine applications.

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