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Author Topic: Nuclear Poisoning of the Pacific  (Read 2385 times)

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Re: Nuclear Poisoning of the Pacific
« Reply #30 on: November 29, 2017, 01:43:35 pm »

US Nuclear Waste Dump Threatened By Rising Sea Levels, Putting Entire Pacific At Risk 

November 29th, 2017 by Steve Hanley

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The problem is, the floor of the crater was supposed to be lined with concrete before the toxic waste was dumped in. But the US government decided doing so would be too expensive, so the work was never done. “The bottom of the dome is just what was left behind by the nuclear weapons explosion,” says Michael Gerrard, the chair of Columbia University’s Earth Institute in New York. “It’s permeable soil. There was no effort to line it. And therefore, the seawater is inside the dome.” That toxic seawater is then finding its way back into the ocean.

“That dome is the connection between the nuclear age and the climate change age,” says Marshall Islands climate change activist Alson Kelen. “It’ll be a very devastating event if it really leaks. We’re not just talking the Marshall Islands, we’re talking the whole Pacific.”

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https://cleantechnica.com/2017/11/29/us-nuclear-waste-dump-threatened-rising-sea-levels-putting-entire-pacific-risk/
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