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Used Nuclear Fuel Missing from Calif. Utility

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Used Nuclear Fuel Missing from Calif. Utility

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Used Nuclear Fuel Missing from Calif. Utility

Used Nuclear Fuel Missing from Calif. Utility

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Engineers at a California electric utility are searching for missing nuclear fuel. The fuel doesn't pose a significant risk, but the case highlights the much bigger problem of how to store increasing stocks of nuclear waste. Hear NPR's Christopher Joyce.