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Originally posted by princeofpeace
Yes it can. The by-product of the spent fuel from a LWNR is plutonium. Its just generated in much smaller amounts than with a HWNR so to say it CANT be used for bombs=fail. Its just not the "most efficient" method, but its definitely a method nonetheless.
Originally posted by crisko
Originally posted by mythatsabigprobe
reply to post by princeofpeace
It's never even been possible to use this type of reactor fuel for a bomb.
Correct, it's a light water reactor, or LWR - can't be used in the nuke process, which is why the U.S. really hasn't made a fuss about it.
[edit on 22-8-2010 by princeofpeace]
Originally posted by ModernDystopia
Why am I not surprised that Fox News/Drudge/FreeRepublic are the only ones heavily reporting/spinning/fear mongering this?
Little to no mentions on CNN, MSNBC, HuffPo, et al.