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10:36 am
Mon December 14, 2009

12/15/09: New Depleted Uranium Shipment to Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah – Some 11,000 tons of low-level radioactive waste are being shipped from the Savannah River Nuclear Site in South Carolina to the EnergySolutions landfill here in Utah. The waste in question is depleted uranium, and critics have been pushing for safety assessments of the Tooele facility and of the depleted uranium itself. But that won't happen in time to stop the Savannah River waste. Tuesday, we're talking about how the transfer has been handled and what it means for Utah.

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