So now even areas that we thought were safe from mining operations are to be contaminated by reverse-mines? Is everywhere
to be turned into watseland? WE MUST STOP CREATING THE NUCLEAR WASTE IN THE FIRST PLACE. STOP. JUST STOP.
We are all relatives. Bear
Technical Announcement: U.S. Shale Formations Might Safely House Nuclear Waste Released: 7/23/2013 11:00:00 AM
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|Shale and other clay-rich rock formations might offer permanent disposal solutions for spent nuclear fuel, according to a new paper by the U.S. Geological Survey. There is currently about 70,000 metric tons of this spent fuel in temporary storage across the United States.While no specific sites have been evaluated for storage potential in the United States, USGS scientists have looked at several research efforts, including projects that are underway in France, Belgium and Switzerland to confirm that shale formations in those countries are favorable for hosting nuclear waste repositories.|
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Oh damn yall, Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, Wilco, and lots of other diverse and sundry hippy-type-creatures just released a new Anti-Fracking and Pro-Momma song sure to get you hummin’ and knee slappin’ pissed about poly-nuclear-aromatic-hydrocarbons in your water. Give it a listen then get out there and do something for momma!
Each nation gets a blip and a flashing dot on the map whenever they detonate a nuclear weapon, with a running tally kept on the top and bottom bars of the screen. Hashimoto, who began the project in 2003, says that he created it with the goal of showing”the fear and folly of nuclear weapons.” It starts really slow — if you want to see real action, skip ahead to 1962 or so — but the buildup becomes overwhelming.