US to burn 100s of tons of radioactive waste from Germany in Tennessee

Monday, March 19, 2012
By Paul Martin

By ENENews
March 18th, 2012

Title: Comment sought on nuclear waste
Source: AP
Date: Feb 12, 2008

[…] Mike Johnson, president of the [EnergySolutions]‘s Commercial Facilities Group […] said the Oak Ridge [Tennessee] facility has probably recycled about 1.5 million tons of radioactive metals since 1996 from foreign sources including Germany, Belgium and Canada.

Rep. Bart Gordon, chairman of the U.S. House Science and Technology Committee […] has called it a “terrible idea,” saying the United States has enough problems disposing its own nuclear waste. […]

“It sets a very bad precedent which could result in a flood of nuclear waste being dumped in the U.S.,” said Tom Clements, a spokesman for Friends of the Earth in Columbia, S.C. […]

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