[ RadSafe ] FW: [NucNews] America's Greatest Atomic Radiation Crisis

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Sun Dec 2 13:05:35 CST 2007

Dec. 2

         Note the qualifier below that this tailings article is from the 
1970s.  This is ooooold news.  Hasn't the UMTRA project taken care of all 
the tailings?

         Norm:  WHY did you post this here??  (Not that I expect an answer 
of course . . . .)

Steven Dapra

At 12:46 PM 12/2/07 -0500, Norm Cohen wrote:
>Uranium tailings threaten health out west.
>Coalition for Peace and Justice; UNPLUG Salem Campaign, 321 Barr Ave,
>Linwood; NJ; 08221; 609-601-8583; Cell Phone - 609-335-8176; MySpace
>websites: www.coalitionforpeaceandjustice.org
>                www.unplugsalem.org
>From: NucNews at yahoogroups.com [mailto:NucNews at yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
>NO Nukes South Australia
>Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 7:34 PM
>To: NucNews at yahoogroups.com
>Subject: [NucNews] America's Greatest Atomic Radiation Crisis
>By Don Munson
>Ever hear of uranium "tailings"? It's a fine,
>sand-like end product from the dozens of uranium
>ore-processing plants scattered throughout the
>Far West. Thought to be of no value, or danger,
>hundreds of thousands of tons of this material
>were dumped on the plains, to be snatched up by
>building contractors who used it on construction
>jobs-like hospitals, homes, schools and churches.
>Now, it's been discovered, the stuff is
>radioactively hot and we are facing a catastrophe
>of monumental proportions.


>** THE END **
>Note: This article was from the 1970's.


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