Atomic Energy, the unloved child of the living dead

spent fuel at Hanford

Uncapped fuel stored underwater in K-East Basin. This is spent nuclear fuel at the Hanford site.

Radioactive Waste Is Leaking From Washington’s Hanford Nuclear Reservation

Zero Hedge – TYLER DURDEN – Feb 22, 2013

And now for a quick lesson in government spending: in the 1940s the federal government created the now mostly decommissioned Washington’s Hanford Nuclear Reservation as part of the Manhattan Project to build the atomic bomb. …The weapons production reactors were decommissioned at the end of the Cold War, but the decades of manufacturing left behind 53 million US gallons of high-level radioactive waste, an additional 25 million cubic feet of solid radioactive waste, 200 square miles of contaminated groundwater beneath the site and occasional discoveries of undocumented contaminations that slow the pace and raise the cost of cleanup. The Hanford site represents two-thirds of the nation’s high-level radioactive waste by volume. Today, Hanford is the most contaminated nuclear site in the United States and is the focus of the nation’s largest environmental cleanup. The government spends $2 billion each year on Hanford cleanup — one-third of its entire budget for nuclear cleanup nationally. The cleanup is expected to last decades. It turns out that as Krugman would say, the government was not spending nearly enough, and moments ago Governor Jay Inslee said that six underground radioactive waste tanks at the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site are leaking. Go to story

America, land of the free, home of the brave

The sex orgasm (explosion) our parents enjoyed 70 years ago, in a fit of passion, love and romance, which resulted in pregnancy (wanted or unwanted), is now in full bloom as their child—old, wrinkled, diseased, unwanted, alone and condemned to DEATH by the cruel laws of material nature. There is no medicine, no friend, relative, countryman or amount of money that has the strength or power to save this precious child now grown old, diseased and unloved.

Similarly, the atomic bomb “children” conceived and born in America , were sent abroad as twins exerting their horrific power of destruction over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. They are now about to come home to their place of conception, in old age, disease and impending death. However after many years of wandering the world, no one wants them, and ignores them, hoping they will fade away and be gone with their deadly disease of radioactive fallout, causing cancer and ghastly mutations and environmental contamination wherever they go.

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