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#694212 - 18th May 2012 11:19am burying nuclear waste
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thoughts and opinions on this, imagine it was going to be located on the wirral

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-18086988
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#694221 - 18th May 2012 11:44am Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: dave_h]
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I suspect "if" this was located under the Wirral, after a couple of weeks someone would have dug their way down to the repository. The containers would have been dragged to the surface. The "hot" contents dumped over someone's wall and said containers weighed in for scrap!

As long as enough brown envelopes were given out, Wirral Borough Council would give this project a big "YES".

Me cynical ??? Naaaaah.

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#694253 - 18th May 2012 1:50pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: dave_h]
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hahaha were you think it would be cited?
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#694417 - 18th May 2012 10:20pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: dave_h]
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They could hide it in the tunnels under tranmere
just have to fix new doors to the entrances to keep secure

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#695002 - 20th May 2012 6:07pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: dave_h]
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Think of the money the council could save - on streetlighting. The Holborn Hill and Frodsham Street areas would glow in the dark! No one therabouts would ever have any children - massive savings to be made on the future education budgets. I could go on.... wink

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#695186 - 20th May 2012 11:08pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: dave_h]
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No matter how deep they bury it, you can't take into account the forces of nature, earthquakes etc that could release it and letting it affect our water or crops.
You can bet on it being done in the cheapest or most profitable way, but not the safest.

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#696699 - 26th May 2012 12:05pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: derekdwc]
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Originally Posted By: derekdwc
No matter how deep they bury it, you can't take into account the forces of nature, earthquakes etc that could release it and letting it affect our water or crops.
You can bet on it being done in the cheapest or most profitable way, but not the safest.


superman 4 - blast it off into the sun, though challenger comes to mind, what a pickle we'd be in then!
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#696715 - 26th May 2012 12:53pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: dave_h]
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Radioactive Waste has to be stored somewhere - there are thousands of sites all over the world that do just that without incident. Can't say I'd have any problem with it being stored underground in the wirral somewhere, given that it's waste from power stations.
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#696717 - 26th May 2012 12:56pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: ex0__]
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Radioactive Waste has to be stored somewhere - there are thousands of sites all over the world that do just that without incident. Can't say I'd have any problem with it being stored underground in the wirral somewhere, given that it's waste from power stations.


fair one, the amount of rock that it would be under and the storage c onstraints, i reckon would be pretty safe!
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#696724 - 26th May 2012 1:19pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: dave_h]
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fair one, the amount of rock that it would be under and the storage c onstraints, i reckon would be pretty safe!


I think the storage constraints are a pretty big factor, isn't high-radiactivity waste contained in iron drums in a cocoon of concrete or something? They are pretty secure.
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#696733 - 26th May 2012 2:28pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: dave_h]
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From what I've read, the preferred "country rock" strata is various forms of granite. Stable when chambered out and (more or less) impermeable. Sooooooooo that lets Wirral off the hook, as it's mainly sandstone and discarded take away wrappers !

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#696739 - 26th May 2012 3:09pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: ex0__]
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Originally Posted By: dave_h
fair one, the amount of rock that it would be under and the storage c onstraints, i reckon would be pretty safe!


I think the storage constraints are a pretty big factor, isn't high-radiactivity waste contained in iron drums in a cocoon of concrete or something? They are pretty secure.


some can be turned into glass like structure
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#696740 - 26th May 2012 3:10pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: Pinzgauer
From what I've read, the preferred "country rock" strata is various forms of granite. Stable when chambered out and (more or less) impermeable. Sooooooooo that lets Wirral off the hook, as it's mainly sandstone and discarded take away wrappers !

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yer the one some Grrr dumped outside my mums with the contents on the road will form part of the wirral base layer in time
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#696780 - 26th May 2012 7:37pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: Pinzgauer
I suspect "if" this was located under the Wirral, after a couple of weeks someone would have dug their way down to the repository. The containers would have been dragged to the surface. The "hot" contents dumped over someone's wall and said containers weighed in for scrap!

As long as enough brown envelopes were given out, Wirral Borough Council would give this project a big "YES".

Me cynical ??? Naaaaah.


Hehe probably.

Seriously though... it wouldn't happen if it wasn't considered safe. Get on with your lives and stop moaning at every conveivable moment.

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#696786 - 26th May 2012 7:42pm Re: burying nuclear waste [Re: Chris_Peacock]
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Originally Posted By: Pinzgauer
I suspect "if" this was located under the Wirral, after a couple of weeks someone would have dug their way down to the repository. The containers would have been dragged to the surface. The "hot" contents dumped over someone's wall and said containers weighed in for scrap!

As long as enough brown envelopes were given out, Wirral Borough Council would give this project a big "YES".

Me cynical ??? Naaaaah.


Hehe probably.

Seriously though... it wouldn't happen if it wasn't considered safe. Get on with your lives and stop moaning at every conveivable moment.


who's moaning? i asked the question what do people think...
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