Radioactive Technetium Properties, Dangers, Half Life

According to Wikipedia; "Technetium is the chemical element with atomic number 43 and symbol Tc. It is the lowest atomic number element without any stable isotopes; every form of it is radioactive. Nearly all technetium is produced synthetically and only minute amounts are found in nature. Many of technetium's properties were predicted by Dmitri Mendeleev before the element … Continue reading Radioactive Technetium Properties, Dangers, Half Life

Rachel Maddow – The Problem With Radioactive Spent Fuel From Nuclear Reactors

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyRachel reports; "To make that nuclear reaction that makes that heat, those uranium pellets are the fuel. And just like any fuel, it gets used up eventually. Your 12-foot-long fuel rod full of those uranium pellet, lasts about six years in a reactor, until … Continue reading Rachel Maddow – The Problem With Radioactive Spent Fuel From Nuclear Reactors

47 US Nuclear Reactors Don’t Meet Fire Regulations

According to the Union Of Concerned Scientists, 47 US nuclear reactors -- nearly half of the 104 nuclear plants operating in the United States today -- still do not comply with fire regulations established by the NRC in 1980 and amended in 2004. Link............................................................................................................................................A Green Road Website - http://www.agreenroad.comA Green Road Blog - http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/Add A Green Road RSS NewsFeed - http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/defaultFollowContinue reading 47 US Nuclear Reactors Don’t Meet Fire Regulations