A concise summary of the situation and the problem:
Original pdf is here and distribution is encouraged: http://www.beyondnuclear.org/storage/documents/Waste_70YearsHigh_2012.pdf
We added some yellow highlights and one red underline regarding the very real problem of dispersion of nuclear waste into the environment. The risk of dispersion is great with “low level” radioactive waste.
Deadline for the comment period for US low level radioactive waste was extended to Sept. 15th: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/05/15/2014-11285/low-level-radioactive-waste-regulatory-program Recall, however, that the same managers and companies are active all over the world. So, whatever happens in one country risks occurring elsewhere. And, much improperly handled waste will reach the oceans.