The storing of the waste is why I do not like nuclear plants. The half life
if plutonium is 250,000 years. All human written history is 5,000 years.
No one has a clue how expensive it will be to store all the waste.
On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 9:45 AM, Kurt Appley <email@example.com> wrote:
> Jim--I meant to be just as hard on the D party. The same big money elects
> them both!!
> The fact is that there have been three fairly major nuclear accidents all
> plants designed by the best and brightest who supposedly took every
> problem into consideration. As one writer said after the latest accident it
> will simply be a matter of time before some country becomes uninhabitable
> because of a nuclear accident.
> Then there is the matter of nuclear waste. Something that will remain a
> deadly poison to all life for tens of thousands of years. If the US
> goverment [read that us] had'nt agreed to accept all nuclear waste in the
> 50's there would have never have been a nuclear plant built!
> BTW the US goverment [us!] are paying the nuclear plants for storing this
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