Posted by: Lawyer Sanders | December 24, 2008

Environmental lawyer Sanders says Scientific American reports that fly ash contains 100 times more radiation that nuclear waste.

Scientific American reports that several studies conducted in recent years have found that waste produced by coal plants is more radioactive than that generated by their nuclear counterparts. In fact, according to the article, fly ash—a by-product from burning coal for power—contains up to 100 times more radiation than nuclear waste.

 

You can read the article at http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=coal-ash-is-more-radioactive-than-nuclear-waste.

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