What more could demonstrate the un-stability of the nuclear industry than the events that took place this week at Hanford, Washington USA. News sources reported how a tunnel in the nuclear finishing plant collapsed.
The tunnel, part of a plutonium and uranium extraction facility (PUREX) reportedly contained highly contaminated materials including nuclear waste trains that are used to transport radioactive fuel rods. As radioactive material is difficult to dispose of, it is common practice to burry it under the ground. Continue reading Nuclear power threat continues