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Re: I thought of an initialy regulated industry!... (fwd)



At 09:56 PM 10/7/98 -0500, Jim Choate wrote:
> A 1000MW coal plant produces approx 300,000 tons of waste
> product per year. A nuclear plan produces .5. This means
> the concentration of the chemicals in the coal plant are
> much lower by many orders of magnitude than the nuclear, 
> hence making the nuclear waste more toxic by a great deal.

If dilution is an acceptable option, then we should just dump
nuclear waste in the ocean.  In fact the Russians have been
doing that for many years, and no one has been able to
produce any suffering victims from the ocean dumping. 

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