S.C. nuclear plant panned

Geiselman, Bruce
March 2004
Waste News;3/15/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 25, p3
Trade Publication
Inadequate waste management practices at a South Carolina nuclear weapons plant threatens drinking water supplies in the Southeast, according to a report released last week by an environmental group. The 310-square-mile Savannah River site near Aiken in South Carolina, produced more than one-third of the plutonium for the nation's nuclear bombs and nearly all of the tritium. Millions of gallons of high-level radioactive waste fills underground storage tanks, the byproduct of about five decades of production.


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