NH #360: Yucca Mountain YUCK! + NRC to Geriatric Nukes: “Life After 60? OK!” + New Trinity Site/Rocky Flats Docu OFF COUNTRY

Marker at the Trinity site, where the world’s first nuclear explosion took place.

This Week’s Featured Interview:

  • Filmmakers Taylor Dunne and Eric Stewart on their new documentary-in-progress, OFF COUNTRY, which examines lives impacted on-the-ground after the Trinity test, the first nuclear explosion in the world, and at Rocky Flats, the plutonium contaminated former nuclear weapons production and Superfund site that’s now home to spiffy new subdivisions and a wildlife reserve.

Numnutz of the Week (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness):

British Parliament toffs still considering placing the UK’s nuclear waste dump underneath national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty… so the radiation can muck it all up.  But hey — animals, plants and scenery don’t vote and can’t afford to hire a lobbyist!  So there you go…

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