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From a nuclear power plant to an amazing amusement park.

While no mention is made of what type the reactor was, presumably it was some version of a solid fuel reactor. While modern designs of solid fuel reactors can be safe, there is a far superior design that not only avoids the problem of waste generation, it can use present stockpiles of “nuclear Waste” as fuel, producing power and reducing the volume of waste to 1/100th, and of a type that is low level and only remains radioactive for 2-300 years instead of 20,000 years. These reactors, the LFTR/MSR (Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactor/Molten Salt Reactor) are totally fail safe, much simpler and less expensive to build, and operate at atmospheric pressure. With no water present in the reactor they simply cannot explode. The radioactive fuel is a molten salt, so if any problem occurs, the fuel salts simply are drained into a reserve tank and all reactions stop. No operator interv...

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