Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

Radioactive particles still endanger wildlife in the landscape around Maralinga.

Daily Mail 25th May 2021, Soil in Australian outback could STILL be leaking plutonium 65 years after
British nuclear tests. Almost 60 years after nuclear tests in the Australian outback, radioactive particles still pose a risk to wildlife and residents, according to new report. In the mid-1950s, Great Britain tested nuclear weapons at Maralinga, a remote area about 500 miles northwest of Adelaide. Radioactive waste dotted the landscape for decades and the
Australian government has spent millions on cleanup.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9614381/Soil-Australian-outback-leaking-plutonium-65-years-British-nuclear-tests.html

May 27, 2021 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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