Highly Radioactive Liquid on the Road

News from Beyond Nuclear * Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility

Coalition for a Nuclear-Free Great Lakes * Northwatch * Nuclear Information and Resource Service * Savannah River Site Watch

For Immediate Release, May 15, 2017


Gordon Edwards, Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility (CCNR) (514) 839 7214; Kevin Kamps, (240) 462-3216, kevin@beyondnuclear.org;

Michael Keegan, Coalition for a Nuclear-Free Great Lakes, (734) 770-1441, mkeeganj@comcast.net; Terry Lodge, environmental coalition attorney, tjlodge50@yahoo.com; Brennain Lloyd, Northwatch, northwatch@northwatch.org, office 705 497 0373  cell 705 493 9650.

 Highly Radioactive Liquid from Canada Raises Concerns about Worker Safety at the Savannah River Site

Hotspot on Unloading Equipment Reveals Failed Radiation Shielding 

Savannah River Site (SRS), South Carolina— According to a U.S. federal agency document just released on Friday May 12, the first of 100-150 truckloads of highly radioactive liquid waste from Canada has been unloaded at the Savannah River Site, and the transfer container has not provided fully adequate radiological shielding to protect workers.

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