The encryptment Runit Island Where all the contaminated debri from the Elugelab

The encryptment runit island where all the

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The encryptment (Runit Island) Where all the contaminated debri from the Elugelab island is located Nevada Test Site 1951-1963 Soldiers were training to breach nuclear weapons not knowing they themselves got contaminated. The US did over 100 atmospheric test. After the test ban treaty was signed, more than 800 underground test were done (on the soil of the US) The atmospheric test, the people in St. George, Utah who were downwind of the test would experience increases of radiation and then experienced much higher rates of lymphoma, and leukemia The soldiers who were still alive, which is not many, were also contaminated Savannah River Site (South Carolina) Opened in 1950, which is when the US were started to develop the H-Bomb The site where H-Bombs were and is made This site today is still producing the H-Bomb. They decommission it from experimentation and production of the H-Bomb and other elements that are contaminating the soil. Superfund site (EPA) Most of it is still not open because it is still operating and off limits to any kind of investigation or cleanup ^Nuclear Power for Peace Below are notes for nuclear power for peace OUR INEXORABLE DEMAND FOR ENERGY Nuclear power Release a large amount of heat. Heat and water creates steam. Water boiling, create steam, and create electricity → nuclear power First reactors appeared in the 1950s in the US Nuclear power plants are still being built worldwide For a period, they had a heyday, but then in the 70s there was a skepticism that nuclear power was safe, since it’s a bomb operating all the time. This led to The China Syndrome Breeder reactors In some parts of the world, they are creating breeder reactors to create fission, generating power while creating power. Create more fuel than they consume 9
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Advantages: non-polluting, doesn’t deplete fossil fuels for use Challenges for the world is to create enough electricity for the world Breeder reactor, India → popular in france, india, germany. Diablo Canyon, California, the only operating one in California Plutonium The China Syndrome Made in 1978 Takes place in a nuclear power plant in CA, and there is a reporter that has an accident in the power plant. If it melts, then it will melt to the core of the earth, all the way to China (lmfao) Three Mile Island 1979, the real big nuclear accident in Pennsylvania. Reactor go to 5,000 degrees, and released lots of radioactive steam. Big headline news Silkwood Another movie in 1983. In oklahoma city and the person got contaminated Chernobyl, Keiv USSR 1986 Huge nuclear accident, worst one ever. Killed a lot of people and sent contamination all around the world.
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