nuclear waste

Another Tank May Be Leaking At Washington’s Radioactive Storage Facility

Another Tank May Be Leaking At Washington’s Radioactive Storage Facility

Last week, a leak in a storage tank at the America’s largest radioactive dumpsite expanded substantially, sparking concerns that other tanks are on the verge of failing, too. This fear may have already been realised. Rumours are flying that a second of Hanford’s 28 double-shelled radioactive waste tanks is exhibiting…

Kitty Litter Caused A Drum Of Nuclear Waste To Explode  

Kitty Litter Caused A Drum Of Nuclear Waste To Explode  

A drum full of radioactive waste exploded at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico last February, sparking serious safety concerns about the only longterm nuclear storage site in the US. A year-long government investigation has officially fingered the long-suspected culprit: kitty litter.