China is building bunkers to test whether nuclear waste can be dumped underground

China is building bunkers to test whether nuclear waste can be dumped underground



China has started building a laboratory deep underground in the Gobi Desert to see if it is a suitable site for a nuclear waste dump to expand its nuclear power capacity. The Beishan Underground Research Laboratory in the northwestern province of Gansu is being used to research the long-term storage of high-level radioactive waste. With its deepest level to be built 560 meters (1,837 feet) underground, it will be the largest laboratory of its kind in the world, according to the….

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China has started building a laboratory deep underground in the Gobi Desert to see if it is a suitable site for a nuclear waste dump to expand its nuclear power capacity. The Beishan Underground Research Laboratory in the northwestern province of Gansu is being used to research the long-term storage of high-level radioactive waste. With its deepest level to be built 560 meters (1,837 feet) underground, it will be the largest laboratory of its kind in the world, according to the….

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