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It was a crazy idea to store nuclear waste underground.

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Bye bye Microsoft. :shifty:

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So the tanks are past their lifespan. What did they think would happen?

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^ Huh?

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So the tanks are past their lifespan. What did they think would happen?

Probably thought we would have the Nevada mountain disposal opened, years ago.

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They were designed for 20 years, serving as dump space for HNR's 9 plutonium & U233 producing reactors, and they've been used since the 1940's so yeah, they're leaking - dumb. That stuff should have been in Yucca Mtn. decades ago, but the enviros got squishy & Nevada did a NIMBY. At least there not much is at risk but tumbleweeds & tarantulas.

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They were designed for 20 years, serving as dump space for HNR's 9 plutonium & U233 producing reactors, and they've been used since the 1940's so yeah, they're leaking - dumb. That stuff should have been in Yucca Mtn. decades ago, but the enviros got squishy & Nevada did a NIMBY.

Enviro's and NIMBY's should be shot on sight. :p

At least there not much is at risk but tumbleweeds & tarantulas.

Oh noes! The giant tarantulas and killer tumbleweeds are coming!

Maybe it's time they started launching this stuff out in to space? Just, y'know... Not on Russian rockets. They have a bad habit of going kablooey lately. :p

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"posing a risk to groundwater and rivers".That's scary...

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At least there not much is at risk but tumbleweeds & tarantulas.

Hmmm... a radioactive tarantula would be a nice addition to my current collection...

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Hmmm... a radioactive tarantula would be a nice addition to my current collection...

It could be the other way around though.

YOU could be a nice addition to the radioactive tarantula human collection. Just saying ...

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At least there not much is at risk but tumbleweeds & tarantulas.

Just wait for the Giant Ants, and Rad Scorpions... :shifty:

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Hmmm... a radioactive tarantula would be a nice addition to my current collection...

The world could use a spiderman!

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Hmmm... a radioactive tarantula would be a nice addition to my current collection...

Got a tarantula? So do I - a Goliath Bird Eater. Goldie's leg-span is now closing in on 13 inches. A big, bad girl, she is - and hand tamed :)

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Got a tarantula? So do I - a Goliath Bird Eater. Goldie's leg-span is now closing in on 13 inches. A big, bad girl, she is - and hand tamed :)

13 inches? Holy cow aren't you afraid it might eat you? Pics!!! pretty please with sugar on top!

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20 year lifespan tanks?

That's the best they could come up with!?!?

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On topic... Aquifer and ground water contamination is pretty bad... You could have Aquifers connecting to other states even countries!

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Isn't the same happening with Chernobyl's sarcophagus ? 20 year life is at and end or close to it ?

EDIT - Apparently it was good for 30 years which will be up in 2016, new cover will be ready for 2015 they think

http://rt.com/news/chernobyl-new-safe-confinement-773/

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Just wait for the Giant Ants, and Rad Scorpions... :shifty:

Nothing to worry if one's got L30 Gatling Laser in his basement.

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Just wait for the Giant Ants, and Rad Scorpions... :shifty:

Don't forget Three Dog...

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Aww, can we relocate it somewhere else and create our own sort of... Shadowmoon Valley? :D

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It was a crazy idea to store nuclear waste underground.

What would you have suggested back then instead?

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I say we do this with it: :shifty::laugh:

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