Nuclear power threat continues

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

Nuclear power fuels nuclear weapons

Update from BANNG Meeting 25.04.2017 – Bradwell/Nuclear Power.

By 2030 the UK wants have 16GW capacity from nuclear power – double what we have now to provide 40% of required output.  Of the new sites identified as suitable the first is  Hinckley point C which it was estimated could cost £25BILLION although some reports put this closer to £37BILLION.

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