The “engineered barrier” for US WIPP was bags of magnesium oxide!
http://www.wipp.energy.gov/Special/WIPP%20Update%205_02_14.pdf

Committee on Radioactive Waste Management meeting 30th April 2014 Committee on Radioactive Waste Management meeting 30th April 2014

We Said NO! We Said NO!

On the Road again - Nuclear Waste On the Road again – Nuclear Waste

Many thanks to the Bristol nuclear waste barrels for their epic journey to West Cumbria.  These are the ONLY nuclear barrels that we want in Cumbria but more of the REAL spent fuel is arriving by the week for insane reprocessing.

The barrels were worn by local West Cumbrians and by Bristolians alike.

The colourful demo made such a huge impact with people coming up to us to say how disgusted they were at the government coming back to Cumbria repeatedly to try to force a deep nuke dump or two or three on us.

The best quote of the night was from Professor Laurence Williams of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management when the microphone conked out : “its always the technology that lets us down”

Quite – thats what we think…

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