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Used Nuclear Fuel Missing from Calif. Utility

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.

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Christopher Joyce is a correspondent on the science desk at NPR. His stories can be heard on all of NPR's news programs, including NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.