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Amy Corcoran ENG-352 Nuclear Reprocessing Background Information On the Nuclear reprocessing Wikipedia page, the term is defined as a use in chemical procedures to separate the useful components (especially the remaining uranium and the newly- created plutonium) from the fission products and other radioactive waste in spent nuclear fuel obtained from nuclear reactors. This is a very general definition. While this definition is correct, it needs to include the background of how it started or where it came from. Current article as it stands The current article as is sub-par, but it only goes as far as showing tables of useless information. Although the reactions within nuclear processing are interesting, the point of the article should be to describe what it is, and unless you’re a chemical engineering or nuclear engineering graduate, then you will have no clue as to what it does. Nuclear reprocessing technology was developed to chemically separate and recover fissionable plutonium from
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