Drey, Kay
January 2009
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;1/29/2009, Issue 996, p2
The article discusses how nuclear wastes are having an adverse impact on the environment. It is stated that at the Callaway nuclear power plant in Missouri, more than 99% of Missouri's radioactive waste is generated, of which some of the "low-level" wastes are so harmful that they are handled by remote-control equipment. The only "high-level" radioactive waste is the irradiated fuel rods themselves. Some particulate and gaseous wastes leak out of Callaway's 50,000 fissioning fuel rods.


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