A preliminary design for the Beishan Underground Research Laboratory. Photo: Handout

China earmarks site to store nuclear waste deep underground

  • Researchers will conduct tests at the location in Gansu to see whether it will make a viable facility to store highly radioactive waste safely
  • Scientists say China has the chance to become a world leader in this field but has to find a way to ensure it does not leak
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A preliminary design for the Beishan Underground Research Laboratory. Photo: Handout
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