High-level radioactive waste management concerns how radioactive materials created during production of nuclear power and nuclear weapons are dealt with. Radioactive waste contains a mixture of short-lived and long-lived nuclides, as well as non-radioactive nuclides.
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1. Projections of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW). Without a long-term disposal strategy, commercial SNF will make up 85%, or 183,896 cubic meters of heavy metal, of SNF and HLW that will need to be stored at sites nationwide.