Wednesday, July 31, 2013

USA: Hanford leaks 150 Kg (330 lbs) of uranium to the Columbia River every year

The troubled Handford facility in NW USA is leaking 330 lbs (~150 Kg) of uranium to the Columbia river per year.

The specific source is the so-called "300 Area", where uranium was milled and plutonium processed in WWII and the Cold War.


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