Skip to comments.NEW MEXICO SAYS 57 NUKE CONTAINERS COULD BE THREAT
Posted on 05/20/2014 5:54:58 AM PDT by Kartographer
Los Alamos National Laboratory packed 57 barrels of nuclear waste with a type of kitty litter believed to have caused a radiation leak at the federal government's troubled nuclear waste dump, posing a potentially "imminent" and "substantial" threat to public health and the environment, New Mexico officials said Monday.
State Environment Department Secretary Ryan Flynn issued a formal order giving the lab two days to submit a plan for securing the waste containers, many of which are likely stored outdoors on the lab's northern New Mexico campus or at temporary site in west Texas.
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New Mexico Ping!
One for each state!
If in west Texas, it's none of their business.
If written eight years ago, that sentence would have read "at the Bush Administration's troubled nuclear waste dump."
Just shit it to:
Just ship it to:
That’s what kitty litter is designed to surround!!
"An ordinary house-cat wanders into a nuclear storage facility and uses the cat box, but this is no ordinary cat box, it's really a box of highly radioactive cat litter. Now the country is threatened by 200 foot MEGA-CAT and her litter of glowing RAD-KITTENS. IN 3-D!
There’s a regional compact regarding radioactive materials among several states out here. Ran into it when I was trying to get rid of some cobalt sources.
We need to find out who made the decision to switch products.
The reason for the compacts is that federal law requires each state have a plan to deal with rad waste, but most states don’t have rad waste disposal facilities and must enter compacts with states that do. I don’t know if this gives NM in this case jusriditction over material that is already out of state........ it might.
Don’t know, but the NM Radiation Dept is actually pretty good to deal with. They never went “full bureaucrat” on me, but always explained the easiest way to deal with the regs.
I;m calling BS on this. Fukashima radiation circles the globe once every 40 days and we are getting it.
Considered a solution by our best and brightest.
We are so screwed.
But wheat is so “organic” ( ; )
Thanks for info.
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