nice thread woogle
if i'm not mistaken, the nuclear industry here in the uk was sold off to
private interests except the waste liability and de-commissioning costs
which are nailed to the taxpayer. gotta love the nda deal!
i understand the fracking industry has been given the go-ahead to set-up
shop and a small snippet of news i noticed around xmas day was that foreign
investment has been secured for these operations so i doubt the government
will be willing to re-consider it's stance unless a major incident occurs, however
by then the nut is out of it's sack.
with all the information coming from the states regarding the fracking situation,
it should be put on record all who pushed for this with a provision that they
will be personally liable should it go tits-up.
i remember emailing defra and environmental health blackpool pre-tremor when fracking operations
started up. the replies back were run of the mill 'we are keeping an eye on it'.
remember the open university progs on after midnight? those were the days.
one broadcast showed vulcan modelling software of radioactive leeching from a future
repository into the strata and it's slow journey south of sellafield,windscale,calder hall
towards south cumbria over a few thousand years lol! see page 16 5.1.1 of pdf for shale evidence.
for the above to work just add http etc seems it won't work otherwise
i'm not too sure as to whether there
are more recent models that have been undertaken. if fracking is to be carried out in the vicinity
of drigg,sellafield or any other future location for a repository, i would say a new clutch of
risk assessments and intrusive surveys should be carried out at the very minimum.
sergey gashchak, radio ecologist in the fields of zoology and biology has done extensive research
into the pripyat contamination over at least 20 years. he and a few others coined the term 'leopardskin
fallout' where stretches of land are alternatively uncontaminated and contaminated.
the strange thing about the surrounding area and it's wildlife,flora and fauna is how much diversity
has took root with the absence of man. tis a shame the ruski government want to earmark the site
to store more radioactive isotopes and contaminated materials.
also of interest is boris sorochinsky's work on soil and plant readings where he states nature
has evolved repair mechanisms.
edit on 8-1-2013 by fakedirt because: checked link and problem found