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You know, something hit me like a flying brick while reading this......
One of the underground tanks suspected of leaking at the Hanford Nuclear Waste Site has been known as an “assumed leaker” for so long—on and off since 1979
The level inside tank T-111 has been dropping by 150-300 gallons per year, DOE revealed last week.
Originally posted by Ear-Responsible
Can we just fling these things into the sun or something? How are we an "advanced" civilization? This is ridiculous. I don't know what to say anymore. I think I'm ready for that pole shift now. We are killing this planet, it's about time She cleanse herself of most of us so we can begin a new. Try again.
Originally posted by superman2012
Can we just fling these things into the sun or something?.... We absolutely can shoot this material to the sun to get rid of it. The problem is, what agency is willing to take this task...
Should money go to political pork projects or cleaning up our radioactive mess that endangers our planet, ocean, and very valuable river? You tell me.
"According to PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the new standards would drastically raise the levels of radiation allowed in food, water, air, and the general environment. PEER, a national organization of local, state, and federal employees who had access to internal EPA emails, claims that the new standards will result in a “nearly 1000-fold increase for exposure to strontium-90, a 3000 to 100,000-fold hike for exposure to iodine-131; and an almost 25,000 rise for exposure to radioactive nickel-63? in drinking water. This information, as well as the emails themselves were published by Collapsenet on March 24..."