Radioactive Waste

  • US: Radioactive waste leaking from 6 tanks at nuclear site February 24, 2013

    Seattle: Six underground storage tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation along the Columbia River in Washington state were recently found to be leaking radioactive waste, but there is no immediate risk to human health, state and federal officials said on Friday. The seeping waste adds to decades of soil contamination caused...
  • Delhi ill-equipped to tackle radioactive waste April 11, 2010

    New Delhi: The condition of five people who were exposed to radioactive material Cobalt 60 at a scrap market in New Delhi is very critical. They are battling for their lives in Delhi hospital after being exposed to radioactive material in the city's Mayapuri area. Although a team of scientists finally declared...