Users Online Now:
GLP Poker Rooms
Donate To GLP
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
REPLY TO THREAD
*** Fukushima *** and other nuclear-----updates and links
Ms Sans Serif
In accordance with industry accepted best practices we ask that users limit their copy / paste of copyrighted material to the relevant portions of the article you wish to discuss and no more than 50% of the source material, provide a link back to the original article and provide your original comments / criticism in your post with the article.
[quote:Citizenperth:MV8xNTM3MTQ2XzM2MTYxNzA0XzEzMUFERThB] [quote:Waterbug:MV8xNTM3MTQ2XzM2MTYwODQzXzVBRjJBRTc1] Russian nuclear officials report their sites unaffected by Chelyabinsk near-miss meteorite shower http://www.bellona.org/articles/articles_2013/Meteorite_nuclear_hazards [snip] Area densely populated by nuclear facilities and contamination The most infamous nuclear facility in the area, located in the hard-hit Chelyabinsk Region, is the Mayak nuclear-fuel processing plant which houses some 560 tons of spent uranium fuel, 30 tons of reactor grade plutonium and 500,000 tons of solid radioactive waste. It also stores unknown quantities of weapons grade uranium and plutonium. Mayak was the site of a major accident in 1957 caused some of the worst nuclear contamination in the Soviet Union’s history, second perhaps only to the infamous Chernobyl reactor accident in the sheer volume of the radioactive emissions it released. The accident occurred when a waste storage tank exploded and showered radionuclides throughout the Southern Urals, leaving areas that are still heavily contaminated with radiation even today. Other sensitive nuclear sites in the area include Lake Karachai - only some 60 kilometers from where the meteorite hit - which Mayak used as a liquid waste dumping facility for decades. Some 120 million curies of radioactivity are concentrated there. The lake is now desiccated and summer winds carry radioactively contaminated dust particles into the air. An asteroid hit in the lake bed, said Igor Kudrik, an expert on Russia’s nuclear industry with Bellona, could severely exacerbate the amount of radionuclides blown into the atmosphere. Likewise, the Techa River Cascade, into which Mayak has dumped so much liquid radioactive contamination over six decades that the river itself is considered nuclear waste, could also spread radioactive contamination were it hit by an asteroid. Local NGOsare lobbying for the entire river to be covered by a cement sarcophagus, a la Chernobyl’s exploded reactor No 4. Other radioactive waste and spent nuclear storage sites that are speckled throughout the region could also have posed a danger. The Most Contaminated Place on Earth: Chelyabinsk-40 http://sometimes-interesting.com/2011/07/15/the-most-contaminated-place-on-earth-chelyabinsk-40/ [snip] We’re quite familiar with the lore of various secret United States nuclear facilities; their storied history and operations being shrouded in secrecy has fascinated us for decades. What we seldom hear about are the secret nuclear laboratories and test facilities of our greatest Cold War opponent – the former U.S.S.R. One particular installation – Chelyabinsk-40 – was the first Soviet plutonium production complex and the site of three separate massive nuclear incidents. Until recently this area was not on maps and the Russian government denied its existence. [/quote] awesome find- awesome read- and it all google earths..... WOW!.. kept me interested for well over an hour [/quote]
Daily updates pertaining to nuclear events.
Fukushima-Daiichi live view.
link to www.tepco.co.jp
link to www.youtube.com
Pictures (click to insert)
Big Round Smilies
Aliens and Space
Friendship & Love
Misc Small Smilies
View All Categories
Next Page >>
Double amputee moves prosthetic arms by intuitive thought
Feminism Backlash: Media Programming, Endocrine Disruptors, Will Men Find Their Hearts Again?
The Baltic Dry Index Has Never Crashed This Fast Post-Thanksgiving
Why There's No Ebola Vaccine
What is a New World Order?
How Nonprofit Hospitals Are Seizing Patients’ Wages
Cop: We Need Military Equipment Because of “Constitutionalists”
Forget North Korea: Watch Out for Chinese Censorship of Hollywood
Vermont Governor Abandons Single-Payer Healthcare
How Germany Was Partitioned. Lessons for Ukraine
EPA Declines to Classify Coal Ash as Hazardous Waste
Protesters shut down part of Mall of America in Minnesota
World War III - The Calm Before the Storm
EFF in Court to Argue NSA Data Collection from Internet Backbone Is Unconstitutional
Unacceptable Levels: The Chemicals In Our Bodies; How They Got There and What To Do About It
Satanic Temple Invokes Supreme Court Ruling to Force Display at Florida Capitol Building
US seeks to overthrow Venezuela government: official
Privacy will not exist in 10 years
Correction: Tonight isn't the longest night in Earth's history
Creep of the Week: Convicted Wall Street trader sues customer who turned him in!
Obama condemns Sony's decision to drop film, says US must retaliate and pass cyber bill
Bush v. Clinton In 2016? New World Order Dream Matchup Being Touted As ‘Inevitable’
Court Rules You CAN Be ‘Too Smart’ to Be a Cop
Mainstream Media Ignores Massive Open Carry Protest
Police Pre-Crime Algorithm Uses Social Media Posts Against You in Real-Time
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
with questions or comments about this site.
"Godlike Productions" & "GLP" are registered trademarks of Zero Point Ltd.
Website Design Copyright © 1999 - 2014 Godlikeproductions.com
Page generated in 0.003s (3 queries)