Gallery: Kurion, Inc. Turns Nuclear Waste Into Glass for Safer Long-Ter...


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One of the greatest challenges facing the nuclear power industry is the question of what to do with the dangerous radioactive waste it creates. California-based Kurion, Inc. proposes “vitirification”, or the process of turning waste into glass. Preferable to storing liquid material in tanks which can leak, the glass stabilizes the toxic byproducts and makes it easier and safer to store.

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  1. cabel January 29, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    Kurion is now out of money and going bankrupt. Kurion does not have any customers or clients, does not have any new investors, has performed poorly on two construction projects that were several million dollars over budget due to mismanagement, negligence and incompetence, and has laid off and is continuing laying off most of its staff.

    Kurion has not aggressively proved its products and technology, and has not established a market, customers or clients for its products and / or technology.

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