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Company has plan for small reactors

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Feb 25 – McClatchy-Tribune Regional News – Mike Freeman The San Diego Union-Tribune

A San Diego defense contractor has come up with an early design for a compact commercial nuclear reactor that aims to generate power using the nation’s stockpile of spent nuclear fuel and other nuclear waste.

General Atomics’ Energy Multiplier Module, or EM2, is among a handful of relatively miniature reactors that are being developed by companies seeking to capitalize on a renewed interest in nuclear power.

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February 26th, 2010 at 6:02 am