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Opponents to Burying Nuclear Waste in Clay Atop a Geothermal Source Raided By French Police

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Residents near the proposed French nuclear waste facility in Bure France have demonstrated that within 16 minutes the “argillite” clay of this high level nuclear storage site dissolves into gravel clumps. This is because it is hard materials held together by soft materials. If that isn’t insane enough, it is also on top of a geothermal resource site, apparently a hot springs. So, nuclear waste, clay and hot springs! As there are well-known hot springs within the region, including at Nancy, it shouldn’t come as a complete surprise.
Streetview Bure France
Google Streetview of Bure, France (Images saved Jan. 2015.) Note anti-nuclear house and how much the lab and proposed nuclear waste dump has done (NOT) for Bure’s economy, as illustrated in the housing.

Cows near Bure-l’Andra. The French government is picking on a poor rural area with apparently little voting or economic clout.
cows near Bure

While there is no good place or means of…

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September 26, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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