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Submission + - Sea water can cause uranium polution from fuel rod (ucdavis.edu)

Required Snark writes: UC Davis researchers have found a mechanism where the sodium in sea water can cause uranium nano-particles to be released from nuclear reactor fuel rods. Normally the uranium oxide compounds composing the rods are very resistant to leaching into water. This could have serious consequences for the Fukushima disaster, since sea water was used for emergency cooling.
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Sea water can cause uranium polution from fuel rod

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