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What To Do with Nuclear Waste???

By Larraine Roulston: Several years ago, Dr. Gordon Edwards, co-founder of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility stated, “There will come a day when this industry will be searching widely for host locations to bury its radioactive waste.” That day has arrived. Radioactive waste is everywhere – the result of building nuclear …

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Is Safe Nuclear Power Possible?

By Kim Robson  Traditional nuclear power plants rely on highly unstable elements, uranium-235 and plutonium-239, to power a controlled fission reaction. This controlled chain reaction requires constant cooling to remain manageable. Often the coolant that is used is sea water. Both the 1979 meltdown at Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island nuclear …

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