Would the CEO's of Nuclear Reactors have depleted uranium put in bombs to eliminate the waste?
Depleted uranium is a very toxic metal containing radioactivity. Being that some sites are closing down, that at one time, accepted DU, would the CEO's put the waste into bombs to get rid of the Contaminated waste? Could a war be started just to get rid of the waste. The report came out that some bombs cost upward of 1 million dollars. WHY? See:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Depleted_uranium
and : http://mondediplo.com/2002/03/03uranium
This will vary with location around the world. In the US, depleted uranium is regulated very closely, and anyone who tries to do this is likely to be stopped. In the former Soviet Union, however, illegal sale or theft of nuclear waste is a very big concern.
by peterxdunn6 years ago
There is now clear evidence (mainly from Iraq) that the radioactive residues left by the use of depleted uranium weapons (such as the armour piercing rounds fired by the American Abrahms main battle tank) cause...
by andrew savage4 years ago
Will new nuclear reactors use Thorium?
by Deforest3 years ago
Those same planes that attacked Iraq when the US invaded it. It is also said that those planes were in training. What is worrisome is their training base stores between 70 to 90 B-61 US nuclear bombs. The source infers...
by Hugh Williamson7 years ago
Nuclear energy is supposed to be part of the new U.S. energy strategy. We are assured that the new plants will be fail safe. How safe are they in the event of an unforeseen disaster, like the Japanese quake?From Yahoo...
by Stacie L6 years ago
US licenses first nuclear reactors since 1978The licensing covers two reactors estimated to cost $14 billion that the Southern Company wants to add to its existing Vogtle nuclear plant in Georgia. Preliminary work has...
by Eugene Hardy5 years ago
Are Small Nuclear Reactors The Answer For Some of our Energy Problems?Just read an article about an upstart company named NuScale and their 64 Mega Watt nuclear power plants, and their technological improvements.What Do...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.