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Uranium is then shipped by truck or train to SONGS in little inch-long pellets which are then put into huge, metal fuel rods suspended in water.
That uranium fuel is used for three to five years, then removed from the reactor and stored in water for another five years so the fuel rods can be cooled down.
When they get to around 570 °F, the fuel rods are packed into steel canisters and brought to the Orano plant in the northwesternmost point in France, in the town of La Hague.
Spent fuel rods are taken from nuclear reactors and placed in a storage pool to cool for two years.
So I asked the driver to honk the horn, which he does, and Rod looks over.
And of course, Rod, being Rod, goes for it a hundred percent; his mouth drops open and he says, ‘What?’
But Sanders, a representative of the Northeastern vacation state of Vermont, also opposes fossil fuel development.
Added fuel to the fire, he said—as in, the fire was already burning.
The company also converts the gas into a liquid fuel that can run vehicles in its fleet.
The hills in sight, however, are very considerably wooded, and wood is apparently the common fuel.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
And there shall come forth a rod out of the root of Jesse, and a flower shall rise up out of his root.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Adequate, of course; no sense in taking chances with lives that cost so much fuel to bring here.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
She arrived in Liverpool on the 22d June, having consumed her fuel in ten days.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
A connecting rod worked a balance-beam, which worked the air-pump, feed-pump, and plug-rod for moving the valves.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick