Radioactive Nuclear Waste Dump DangersKevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear runs down what’s wrong with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission granting a license
for an “interim” (really forever) new nuclear waste dump in West Texas.
The dangers extend far beyond the site itself.   

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This Week’s Featured Interviews:

  • Radioactive nuclear waste dump dangers are the primary wheelhouse of Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Watchdog (bullldog?) for Beyond NuclearKevin specializes in high-level waste management and transportation; new and existing reactors; decommissioning; environmental and public health risks associated with government and industry efforts to dump commercial irradiated fuel rods on Native American lands in the western United States. We spoke on Thursday, September 23, 2021.
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Nuclear Waste Watchdog (bulldog?) Kevin Kamps

  • Dr. Caitlin Stronell is editor of Nuke Info Tokyo, a publication that’s been around for nearly 35 years (though I just learned about it last week!). This service of Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center provides data, media outreach, expert testimony. and nuclear truth in a country that really would rather not know.
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Dr. Caitlin Stronell
and a mock-up of the most recent Nuke Info Tokyo


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Highly radioactive area found in Fukushima:

 

Cold War Horse:  Named as one of the offbeat “tourist attractions” in Colorado.  It is the only marker at the still-radioactive Rocky Flats nuclear weapons production facility – now rebranded as a “wildlife preserve.”