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What will Germany do with nuclear waste?

the only two options available at this point to achieve a relative level of safety with regard to nuclear waste are: Stop moving the already generated waste, and stop generating more. And the only way to stop accumulating more waste is by closing down all nuclear power plants.

Thousands attend unprecedented anti-nuclear protests in Germany: Local action achieves global impact. Bellona, 19 Nov 10, GORBLEN, Germany “……One of the sobering effects that the CASTOR action has had on the public was the very emphasis it placed on the insolvable problem of nuclear waste. The subject sent ripples through all levels of German society, including its political elite.
Spent nuclear fuel cannot be safely disposed of or rendered harmless, and it’s not as if the Germans did not know about it. The problem of storing and disposing of nuclear waste yearly becomes the focus of heated debates in the country, and each year more and more unpleasant details are revealed of this or that dangerous and untested option decided on to deal with the SNF.

Judging by what the German press is saying, however, the Germans are tired of getting duped by the nuclear lobby………..
Both German and Russian environmentalists believe that the only two options available at this point to achieve a relative level of safety with regard to nuclear waste are: Stop moving the already generated waste, and stop generating more. And the only way to stop accumulating more waste is by closing down all nuclear power plants.
Thousands attend unprecedented anti-nuclear protests in Germany: Local action achieves global impact – Bellona

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November 19, 2010 - Posted by | general | , , , , ,

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