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Storing nuclear waste containers in missile silos.

Why can't we store those nuclear waste containers in nuclear missile silos?
The silos can hold a number of the waste containers, has been built to contain a nuclear device of tremendous power, is easily secured and there are hundreds of empty silos around the country.
The savings resulting from this program could be in the billions of dollars.
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    Apr 24 2013: I think that would be a question for a missile silo architect/engineer. I have no idea if a missile silo would be considered safe enough to contain that material.
    My gut tells me that silos probably wouldn't be adequate by themselves, but with planning and work I bet they would make a fantastic foundation.

    Any nuclear physicists around here have some science to bring to the table?

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