Russian Gov’t: 14 nuclear reactors dumped in ocean — Some filled with fuel “could reachieve criticality & explode” (VIDEO)

Published: September 16th, 2012 at 3:05 pm ET
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Title: Russia announces enormous finds of radioactive waste and nuclear reactors in Arctic seas
Source: Bellona
Date: Aug 28, 2012

[...] The Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom confirmed the figures in February of this year during a seminar it jointly held with Bellona in Moscow. [...]

The catalogue of waste dumped at sea by the Soviets, according to documents seen by Bellona, and which were today released by the Norwegian daily Aftenposten, includes some 17,000 containers of radioactive waste, 19 ships containing radioactive waste, 14 nuclear reactors, including five that still contain spent nuclear fuel; 735 other pieces of radiactively contaminated heavy machinery, and the K-27 nuclear submarine with its two reactors loaded with nuclear fuel. [...]

Information that the reactors about the K-27 could reachieve criticality and explode was released at the Bellona-Rosatom seminar in February. [...]

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75 comments to Russian Gov’t: 14 nuclear reactors dumped in ocean — Some filled with fuel “could reachieve criticality & explode” (VIDEO)

  • DannieJ DannieJ

    17.000 'containers' and 19 'ships'?


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  • aigeezer aigeezer

    "the K-27 nuclear submarine, which was scuttled in 50 kilometers of water with its two reactors filled with spent nuclear fuel in in Stepovogo Bay in the Kara Sea in 1981."

    Fifty kilometers does not seem correct if it is intended as a depth measurement.

    Another source suggests a 30 meter depth, which seems credible to me:

    http://www.nrpa.no/dav/a62c460288.pdf

    Alarming news, regardless of specific details.


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  • Sickputer

    Out of sight, out of mind. When the USSR dissolved there was no money for decades to pay for land disposal sites. Far easier to load up old merchant ships, oil tankers, and sink them at sea.

    Gives a whole new perspective on the "health" effects of ocean seafood. The public has been mutanized and never saw it coming. I doubt the KGB elite served any northern ocean fish to their families.

    Another nuclear Kodak moment.


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    • So we should have been testing all of our seafood all along all of the time any way.

      Thanks for watching out for us EPA. (sarcasm)

      What are the estimates of suffering and death from such a dumping and who are going to be held responsible for such a reprehensible act?


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      • NoNukes NoNukes

        Maybe we could start by holding the U.S. government and UC Berkeley responsible for throwing 55 gallon barrels of plutonium, etc. in to the ocean off of San Francisco, shooting them if they didn't sink, along with the USS Independence, which they dragged from the Marshall Islands and sank off of the coast, too. Why is Marin County the highest in breast cancer? They are doing nothing to clean it up. Nothing.

        http://www.sfweekly.com/2001-05-09/news/fallout/

        Between 1946 and 1970, the US dumped ~107,000 drums of radioactive wastes at its two sites, including some 47,800 in the ocean west of San Francisco, supposedly at three designated sites. However drums actually litter an area of at least 1,400 square kilometers/540 square miles, known as the Farallon Island Radioactive Waste Dump, which now falls almost entirely within the boundaries of the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary.

        http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2011/03/radioactive-ocean

        http://www.nytimes.com/1990/05/07/us/atomic-waste-reported-leaking-in-ocean-sanctuary-off-california.html


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        • Hot Tuna Hot Tuna

          Hi NoNukes,
          I'm convinced the Marin County breast cancer rate has much more to do with Chernobyl. The Farallon dump certainly contributes as well, but I'd say maybe 20 percent. I remember the day that the plume weather models showed the first Chernobyl fallout was passing right over the SF bay area and even some rock radio DJ's mentioned it, there was a lot of rain mostly in Marin. This was never mentioned here again as far as I know and they will forever call it a mystery. That day I was driving through 4 counties and Marin was the only place it was raining.


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          • VanneV anne

            Livermore Nuclear Weapons
            Lab's 200 Executioners Ready

            “…The picture of a uranium bomb explosion at the Livermore Site 300 caption reads "Hydrodynamic (bomb core) test on a firing table at Site 300, 1961. The bright "streaking" effect in the photo is likely from shards of pyrophoric metal, such as Uranium 238, hurtling through the air. U-238 is one of the contaminants of concern in the Site 300 Superfund cleanup. Photo: LLNL." LLNL is the commonly used shorthand name for Lawrence Livermore National Lab.

            “HOW URANIUM KILLS AND MAIMS. Weaponized uranium metal bombs detonated with high explosives create tiny aerosols of burning uranium oxides and uranium nitrides. The uranium burns at more than 3000 Degrees. The fumes created contain the tiny ceramicized particles that are so devastating to human bodies and all living things.

            “The ceramicized uranium gas is toxic in at least three ways. The radioactive toxicity is well known. A milligram of uranium oxide is smaller than the period at the end of this sentence. For the rest of our eternity that same milligram fires of 1,251,000 little bullets a day. That's One Million, Two Hundred and Fifty Onr Thousand. Then you, individually, have the power of an H-Bomb for your own personal internal ionizing radiation source that decimates those cells around it. Cancer, anyone?


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          • VanneV anne

            Why Marin County Has The Highest Breast Cancer Rates In The US
            By Leuren Moret
            3-3-8
            “When it was time for questions, I held up an enlarged breast cancer map using US Government data, which identified a 100-mile radius from nuclear power plants and nuclear weapons labs as the location of 2/3 of all breast cancer deaths in the United States from 1985-89….”
            http://rense.com/general81/whym.htm


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            • VanneV anne

              [cont.]
              "…I asked the speaker, Dr. Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, if BABCERC was investigating radiation as a cause of breast cancer around these sites. She quickly replied, "Oh, I'm a microbiologist!" distancing herself from exposing radiation as the obvious cause.

              "The University of California will forever be known as the University that poisoned the world."


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            • Hot Tuna Hot Tuna

              I have read this before, but tend to believe my own observations more about the direct precipitation and the corresponding rise in cancer in Marin 5 years later.


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              • VanneV anne

                Well, I almost died of breast cancer in 1989, and I now also believe that Chernobyl played a part. However, I was living in Boulder, CO. I was only 10 miles from Santa Susanna when the worst nuclear accident in the US occurred in 1959. But, then there is Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant south of Boulder, and the failed Fort St Vrain nuclear power plant NE of Boulder (which is still housing live nuclear fuel). And there are uranium tailings in Boulder from uranium mining. And then Los Alamos is to the south, and the Nevada testing grounds are to the SW. And there was the atomic explosion for fracking gas (which was too radioactive to use (though they have applied to start using that radioactive natural gas today) to the west. And there are uranium mines and storage of nuclear waste to the west and now they are starting to store radioactive waste south of Denver. And then we were sprayed aerially with Naled for WNV (6 times in one week in my neighborhood). And then we have been fogged with Permethrin and other pesticides which are to secret to put on the label for WNV. And then I received 100s of X-rays which I have stomach acide etching my esophogus.

                So Chernobyl certainly played a part, but the environmental naivete or negligence of the EPA and the US government plays a much bigger part.

                And I'm sure it rained in the US more places than just Marin County.


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                • NoNukes NoNukes

                  Hot Tuna! Great to see you. Excellent point about Chernobyl, I wasn't thinking about it. Anne, Livermore's site 300 is critical, too, and nobody knows about it. It is amazing that anyone lives past 60 around here. They destroyed such a beautiful place so they could kill people.

                  Reminds me of Vonnegut's "Fates Worse than Death:"


                  "I will speak today about the worst imaginable consequences of doing without hydrogen bombs. This should be a relief. I am sure you are sick and tired of hearing how all living things sizzle and pop inside a radioactive fireball. We have known that for more than a third of this century — ever since we dropped an atom bomb on the yellow people of Hiroshima. They certainly sizzled and popped.

                  After all is said and done, what was that sizzling and popping, despite the brilliant technology which caused it, but our old friend death? …Dead is dead.

                  Scientists, for all their creativity, will never discover a method for making people deader than dead. So if some of you are worried about being hydrogen-bombed, you are merely fearing death. There is nothing new in that. If there weren't any hydrogen bombs, death would still be after you. And what is death but an absence of life? That's all it is. That is all it ever can be.
                  Death is nothing. What is all this fuss about?"

                  http://lacusveris.com/FatesWorseThanDeath/


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                • Radio VicFromOregon

                  And, Anne, let's not forget that the US had a MAJOR radioactive vented release the day prior to CHernobyl and blamed Chernobyl for the spike in the radiation. SO, most people think the spike was from Russia when it was from Nevada. Sadly, you would have been located in the path of the plume. I'm glad you made it and sad to hear about the toll it has taken on your body. I'm also a cancer survivor and a chronic Lyme survivor. I lived in a cancer cluster on farm well water and swam downstream of the now closed Trojan nuclear reactor. The Lyme was misdiagnosed for 12 years and a good regimen of herbs is doing the trick. It gets down to this – people have been pouring crap everywhere for a very long time. We need to become empowered to clean up ourselves and our world. You're an inspiration.


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                  • VanneV anne

                    TY, VicFromOregon. I never knew that. When people post quotations from books written in the 70s about the mistakes made by the nuclear industry, I find it very sad, that so few were listening, and the mistakes have grown even greater.

                    My bus driver, the other day, told me her father helped construct the Fort St Vrain NPP, and that they didn't have the proper protective gear.


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                • VanneV anne

                  TY, NoNukes and VicFromOregon.

                  I was also working 60 to 80 hrs. a week while going to school full time. So only got 3-4 hrs. sleep a night for at least two years. Melatonin is thought to ward off breast cancer, and I certainly wasn't making melatonin.

                  Also I was still eating cheese. I knew to avoid cheese from Europe, but didn't realize that the radiation from Chernobyl had reached the US. Alas, sadder, but wiser. Also, although I was eating organic corn chips made with organic, cold-pressed oil. Alas, heating up starches and oils to very high temperatures makes them carcinogenic. No one expected me to live, but at least living in Boulder, there were health food stores. I used to read a lot of the books tin those stores and with all the blood tests I did a lot of nutritional experimentation.

                  I love this website, because I am learning so much more from the news stories posted by Admin. and from the comments from all the bloggers.


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                  • VanneV anne

                    After I was diagnosed with cancer, I changed from vegetarian to vegan and also took all the plant sterols out of my diet which produce estrogen, and also used herbs and vitamin supplements. Thank goodness for the publishers in the US and the UK and in Europe. Thank goodness for the love of self-help books of the baby boomers. Also, I read a lot about the immune system–there were so many books written for the aids epidemic.


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          • ftlt

            Hot Tuna: I know that the town of Fairfax, Marin CO., CA has had alarming reports in the past (decades ago) for cancer… I always attributed it to some careless military or industrial dumping done there in the past… We cannot rule out ugly uncontrolled "mundane" or "normal" pollution in these cases and just jump to radioactive causes for every ill perpetrated…

            I am not trying to play down the threat of radiation here… Just pointing out our health and safety is threatened at so many levels by our industries and military… It is absolutely terrifying the stupidity and hubris all life on earth are forced to live with because of man…


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        • NoPrevarication NoPrevarication

          @NoNukes

          Thank you for documenting the part of the United States in dumping radioactive material. Perhaps we are far more to blame than the Soviets.


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    • AFTERSHOCK AFTERSHOCK

      you are awesome Sickputer. "Another nuclear Kodak moment." Now that's a keeper!!!

      Quick aside. They were doing this long before the collapse of the USSR machine. We're only now getting access to the declassified record. And this, BTW, is why I make no distinction in holding them equally accountable for crimes against the environment…


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    • lam335 lam335

      For those who haven't read about Kodak's special relationship with the Atomic Energy Commission:

      http://www.brookings.edu/about/projects/archive/nucweapons/box7-5

      "… Foregoing the strict secrecy rules it enforced everywhere else, the AEC decided to send Kodak, before and after each future test, a series of classified maps – updated daily – delineating areas of potentially heavy fallout (along with general information on the type of test, for example, tower shot or air drop). A Kodak executive and representatives of several other photographic companies were granted "Q" clearances (see chapter 8) to receive and make use of the information to alter plant operations and otherwise avoid contact with contaminated materials. Thus, beginning with the Operation Greenhouse series of tests in 1951 at Enewetak (and continuing presumably until the end of atmospheric testing in 1962), this industry knew in advance when a test would occur, where the fallout was expected to go, and, most important, where it went. Yet citizens living downwind of (and in closer proximity to) the test site, particularly in Nevada and Utah, were never given any such detailed early warnings…."

      Disgusting…


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    • richard richard

      the kodak moment is even more apt …

      "between 1978 and 2006, Kodak had a nuclear reactor. No, not a picture of one. A real one — albeit a small one intended for research — housed in its basement.

      But if you worked at Kodak, or lived in Rochester, wouldn't you at least have liked to know that there was a little nuclear reactor in your vicinity?

      The records of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission declare that Kodak was the only industrial company to possess such an interesting device."

      http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-57433786-71/so-kodak-about-that-nuclear-reactor-in-your-basement/


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      • NoPrevarication NoPrevarication

        @Richard

        "wouldn't you at least have liked to know that there was a little nuclear reactor in your vicinity?" I believe it would surprise many that they have or have had a nuclear reactor on their local university campus.


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    • NoPrevarication NoPrevarication

      @Sickputer

      "When the USSR dissolved there was no money for decades to pay for land disposal sites." I believe the reason they had no money directly involved the U.S. Didn't we succeed in taking Russia to the cleaners when they turned to capitalism? I believe if you study that era, you will find I am correct. I appreciated your comment.


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      • AFTERSHOCK AFTERSHOCK

        @NoPrevarication: "we" didn't take Russia to the cleaners. It was a combination of banksters and former 'party' members who colluded in the 'redistribution' of state-owned resources. The repercussions of these scams devastated an already thread-bear economy and Russia newly 'freed' citizenry. Turns-out Yeltsin signed-off on the transfer of these resources, all under the guise of market 'liberalization'. Shows you what they're planning when the United States is imploded. It's all about the consolidation of resources into the hands of a few…


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        • NoPrevarication NoPrevarication

          @Aftershock

          Thanks for reminding me that it wasn't we who did it! You are absolutely right.


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        • PavewayIII PavewayIII

          The cold war ended with an odd sort of financial war when the USSR was on its last legs. The U.S. surely helped the USSR over the fiscal cliff. We seem to have some expertise in that matter.

          That doesn't imply the U.S. was somehow responsible for the dissolution of the USSR – we just held the door open. Kind of like how China is holding the door open for the EU and U.S. right now. Fortunately, neither the U.S. nor the EU want to go first. "No, YOU go first. I INSIST"!

          State-sponsored nuclear welfare only works when the checks keep coming. After that, the toys get dispersed (one way or another). Wait until China gets all nuked up and has their first meltdown.


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  • many moons

    Since high level nuclear waste has no long term storage, and the ocean is the cheapest and easist means of disposal, and so becomes the resting space of so much nuclear material then the ocean becoming radioactive should be one of the unwanted side effects of nuclear energy.


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  • moonshellblue moonshellblue

    Our species has really made quite a mess. Beyond words.


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    • Maggie123

      So much so that even asking the popular quippy question: "Where are we going and why are we in this hand-basket?" has lost much of its wit value to me in recent years. It sounds 'flat' somehow anymore.

      I had my car serviced today – chatted a bit with the guys at the shop. Told one (while he drove me to my place so they could work on the car) I'd been working on a letter to an economist who needs to enlarge his view of economic systems as service to humanity and earth rather than the other way around. Then I held forth a bit, not in anger, just in recitation. The guy, a very sincere personality, skilled at his trade, likely a father of young children, said he can't think too much about the big issues, he worries too much when he does. He said this with real sincerity – not as a brush-off. I felt so bad! So I told him that was OK – he should keep offering the service he provides so well to community and I'll take care of the worrying!

      I think so many people who appear disinterested or oblivious are pretty mindful in the back of their thoughts. Some of them can take more responsibility and aren't doing so. Others are like this guy – it was good for me to be reminded.

      But we have made a mess! Astonishing how thoroughly!


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  • Grampybone Grampybone

    Oh joy now we know the cause of polar ice cap melting. Looks like nuclear did a good number on the global temperature for the past 15 years. The idea that nuclear does not contribute to global climate change is laughable with this new evidence. Too bad most humans are incapable of wrapping their tiny minds around.


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  • Mack Mack

    You can look forward to more nuclear radiation in the world —>

    The U.S. will spend $352 BILLION dollars to overhaul their nuclear arsenal, even though the U.S. military has "moved away from nuclear deterrence."

    "Replacing the aircraft, submarines and ground-launch systems that carry nuclear payloads will be the most expensive budget item."

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-nuclear-arsenal-is-ready-for-overhaul/2012/09/15/428237de-f830-11e1-8253-3f495ae70650_story_2.html


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  • VanneV anne

    Shell's "Happy" Mood Smashed By Ice
    Mass of sea ice forces drilling to halt, raises doubts about spill cleanup
    14 September 2012
    “Shell’s vice president of Alaska operations was quoted last Saturday as saying "Happy, happy, happy." Then the ice showed up.

    “Hours after Shell began drilling in the Artic, operations were forced to shut down to accommodate a drifting 30-mile by 12-mile hunk of sea ice, moving at a rate of a mile every 30 minutes. That’s what ice does in the Arctic—it is unpredictable, unforgiving and moves in with the high winds just in time to ruin a happy day.

    “A week ago, the Department of the Interior approved drilling in “non-oil-bearing zones” and Shell immediately began drilling its first exploration well in the Chukchi Sea, off the coast of Northern Alaska in the early morning hours of Sunday. The drilling lasted only a few hours before the company took a “precautionary” move and disconnected the drilling rig from the seafloor anchors and temporarily moved the vessel off the well site. One wonders what would happen if such an ice mass moved in while Shell was trying to respond to a major oil spill….”
    http://earthjustice.org/blog/2012-september/shell-s-happy-mood-smashed-by-ice
    [Sorry, I posted this in a different forum mistakenly.]


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    • VanneV anne

      Drilling in the Arctic is NOT a good idea.


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      • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

        You are so right, anne.
        Did you see the awesome Shell spoof ads on the faked Shell Arctic website (Greenpeace set it up).
        My spine-chilling favourite is
        "Why go solar when you can drill polar?"

        http://arcticready.com/social/gallery


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        • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

          From the "Just for kids" page on that faked Shell site:
          "Right now, the polar ice caps of our planet are melting.

          That's bad — but it's also good!

          That's right! It's bad because our planet needs ice at the poles. But it's good because when the polar ice melts, we at Shell can go up there to get more oil, which can do a whole lot of things. Thanks to oil:

          •Mommy and Daddy can drive to the store to buy you new toys.
          •Companies like Mattel™ can build new toys.
          •Engineers can drive to work to design new, better toys that are even more fun to play with.
          •When you're done with your toys, trucks can take them away to dispose of.

          Oil can even help us fix some of the problems that melting ice causes.

          So it's fine to be sad about our melting polar ice caps, and about how sad that makes the planet — but remember to be glad as well, because of all that the oil we're finding there is letting you do, now and far into the future!

          Won't you help Shell get Arctic oil? Just make sure those icebergs stay melted, and melt any new ones that threaten to cause big problems."

          Great job!


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  • VanneV anne

    And the US is allowing the Russians to mine uranium in Wyoming. Their track record on the environment is criminal.

    The US administration including the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency are clearly not doing their jobs and/or corrupted beyond belief.

    The thought of another Republican in the White House who would plunder the environment even more is even more frightening. They must all be watching TV mesmerized and hypnotized by the flicker rate. And the GWEN and cell phone towers must also be actively engaged in mind control. And then there is the fluoride in the water. And then there are all the chemicals coming down from chemtrails. And then there is HAARP which disrupts the Schumann Resonances. And maybe the GMOs do more than destroy the liver. Maybe they also destroy the brain. And then there is all the radiation which dumbs down the IQ and makes people schizophrenic…

    Buck luck earth. It was nice knowing you.

    [Sorry, I meant to post this here, rather in another forum.]


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  • xochitloco

    I realise that the true amounts dumped in the ocean are vague but does anyone have an estimated comparison against Fukushima or Chernobyl. Is this up there with the meltdown/explosions or smaller? Obviously not good regardless of amount but just trying to get my head around it.


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    • Sickputer

      The Russian sub reactors and naval ships reactors are not huge compared to a monster like the multiplex at Fukushima. But it was not inconsequential.

      The Russians would have some idea of the numbers, but they don't share. My guess: Probably less than Hanford, more than Chernobyl, less than Units 1-4 at Fukushima. They spilled more at Mayak inland, probably close to the waste at Hanford. The US has a lot at Los Alamos also, lest we forget. Figures very secret there. Lot of Oak Ridge military waste went there in the past 20 years.


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  • arclight arclight

    COMMENT: Fire at Rostov NPP blazes for three hours, burning up millions on hasty construction project

    MOSCOW – A three hour long fire within the No 3 reactor block’s protective cement barrier at Rostov Nuclear Power Plant – a part of the plant still under construction and scheduled for launch next year – was extinguished by fire brigades in three hours early Friday morning, but caused several million roubles worth of damage.
    Andrei Ozharovsky, 10/09-2012 – Translated by Charles Digges
    [...]
    Incidents of varying scales regularly plague the construction of nuclear power plants in Russia. One of the most notable occurred in June 2011 whe 1200 tons of metal surrounding the protective barrier of the first reactor unit building at the Leningrad NPP – 2 collapsed. Only by lucky coincidence were there no injuries.

    The Russian Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Oversight(Rostekhnadzor) has concluded that such violations have a systematic character.

    “The chief reasons for violations [during nuclear power plant construction] are insufficient qualifications, weak knowledge among personnel of the demands of federal norms and regulations, construction documentation and equipment,” reads Rostekhnadzor’s annual report for 2009.

    The situation is clear enough: When and were will the next collapse or fire occur, and will it pass without casualties?
    [...]
    http://www.bellona.org/articles/articles_2012/rostov_NPP_fire


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    • VanneV anne

      TY, arclight.

      quote from this article:
      “'This is nothing but slovenliness that such emergencies are allowed to happen at such an important installation,' Vodoyanov told the paper. 'What kind of safety can you talk about at all?'”


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    • VanneV anne

      Emergency services put out fire at Rostov nuclear power unit

      Prime-Tass English-language Business Newswire
      September 7, 2012
      “Specialists of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry early on Friday put out a fire at a unit of the Rostov nuclear power plant that is currently under construction, a representative of the ministry's southern branch told RIA Novosti.
      “The fire broke out at 1:23 a.m. Moscow time and was fully extinguished at 4:12 a.m.
      “Operated by nuclear fuel producer Rosenergoatom Concern and located in the Rostov Region city of Volgodonsk, the power plant currently has two 1,000-megawatt units in operation, launched in 2001 and 2010. The plant's third and fourth power units, currently under construction, are slated to be launched in 2014 and 2017, respectively.”
      http://www.pennenergy.com/index/articles/newsdisplay/1739126086.html


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      • arclight arclight

        hi anne
        the bellona article is getting an update in the next week or 2 as the russians are releasing further information i believe.. it will be worth keeping an eye on the bellona site when that info gets out.. ;)

        now im off to annoy the nukes lol!
        be posting later.. :)


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  • Aigeezer was wondering about the depth of the nuclear dumps. According to Wikipedia, between 12 and 135 metres. Except one other dump of 380 metres. Liquid nuclear waste was just released into the sea.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kara_Sea#Nuclear_dumping


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    • aigeezer aigeezer

      Thanks, Mark. Your numbers sound more likely. The original "50 kilometer" phrase must have meant something else, I imagine.

      Your Wiki article also mentions that IAEA have known about this stuff for years and gave the obligatory "low release" assurances:

      "A subsequent appraisal by the International Atomic Energy Agency showed that releases are low and localized from the 16 naval reactors (reported by the IAEA as having come from seven submarines and the icebreaker Lenin) which were dumped at five sites in the Kara Sea. Most of the dumped reactors had suffered an accident."

      The Soviets are not the only ones to have had nuclear "oopsies" in the oceans (and everywhere else). There's plenty to go around, all over the planet.

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_military_nuclear_accidents

      Some are terrifying in their lethal triviality:

      "1997 – Georgian soldiers suffer radiation poisoning and burns. They are eventually traced back to training sources abandoned, forgotten, and unlabeled after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. One was a 137Cs pellet in a pocket of a shared jacket which put out about 130,000 times the level of background radiation at 1 meter distance."


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  • Sol Man

    While we are still here the World Court at the Hague has ample reason to double and redouble its staff to deal with the perpetrators of all crimes against humanity wherever they would be found.


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  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    The root of the problem is allowing the existence of nuclear technology. Outlawing it is the only remedy.


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  • Ron

    Nuclear power has been a curse since day one.


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  • HoTaters HoTaters

    Oy vey! It appears we are in SUCH deep doo-doo. There are no words to convey ….


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  • stopnp stopnp

    Hahahaahahaa. This is amazing. I can't even be alarmed anymore. I'm going to try to enjoy what we have left. The utter irresponsibility is just mind boggling. Nuclear technology is so dangerous in all forms. This technology needs to be abandoned.


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  • JustmeAlso

    Nuke business is great for undertakers, until there are no more undertakers..


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  • nuckelchen nuckelchen

    okay,
    i will take the risk on myself
    THAT i doe a posting without reading the comments before.

    had anyone figured out, how much reactors was the engine of some subs, ships?
    had anyone figured out how much reactors they had left in sweetwaterseas?
    had anyone figured out how f#cking many of these nuclear-accumulatores they had left in the "ewigen eis"-zone, that didn't will be a all-time frozen zone anymore?
    every single of these more then 500.000 batteries got a fuel five time bigger then chernobyl.
    and they getting rusty as well.
    at the first time they had starting to glow in the dark some of the dudes where lives there had plugged them into their homes as some furnaces.
    and as the first of them were ready backed into some briquettes
    that were all founded pretty sitting in front of their "new heating" that still shines green on the black'n crunchy mens that were able to kill a bear with the one hand and to catch a whale with the others, aight?

    that the usa had lost also three nuclear-driven subs is knewn, aight?
    how much reactors they had?
    five!

    before we will hang us on every new feed from the nuclear corner we should thing about what we post, don't we?

    what is about the stuff in front of the coast of portugal?

    that will be pretty more then 100 reactors could load,
    aight?

    and how many ships (big ones) had the italian mafia sunked down on the ground of the adria?
    17-38 of 150-200 meter steel boats…

    so what about is the thread…


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      Good nuclear dumping history summary for a non-native English speaker….Yeah, a lot of hot stuff went to Davy Jones locker in the past 60 years. That's something I knew about over 40 years ago and I was a young teenager. By the time I was 16 I was an educated naked ape and had read over 10,000 books.

      By the time I was 19 I began eschewing public water in favor of bottled water just like my cousins in the Fatherland. *;-)

      So far, so good…I ain't dead yet. But I have never been forced to say "Do it to Julia!" so maybe I have played the John Galt card well for five decades. Not that I am a raving Rand advocate… Just the opposite.

      But I can summarize John Galt's 90-page speech into five words: "Leave me the hell alone!" >;->

      Cheers Nuck!


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  • nuckelchen nuckelchen

    i'm a naked apeman too.
    i don't know something about davy jones,john galt or who the nuck "julia" could be that you're talking about.

    i doe only knows grace and alex jones.
    but it doesn't looks to me that they will be sister and brother. :-)

    and julia, well, but u don't talk about romeo and julia?

    but u know what i had done when i was a sweet fifteen?
    "i dancing in the rain…"

    so you can see that i'm not only just a naked apeman, i'm pretty stupido as well too…


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  • nuckelchen nuckelchen

    sad,
    mio feeling like the cartoon in the first hit from moby.
    just sadly…

    what could one apeman saying more to an other apeman that it selfs will be feeling stupid and naked as an ape?

    "cheers"?

    mamamia,
    on the one corner here i still start a burning fire
    http://enenews.com/japan-media-reported-spike-radiation-releases-nuclear-fuel-plant-after-recent-m73-quake-video/comment-page-1#comment-313229

    ..until the other corner here like to plays with me some rounds of "dead-man"…

    @ sickery puterchen:
    "cheers"
    (normaly it would be the point of the hitting from our glasses)

    come on,
    gimme please a "clo-ing" and not a just a silly "swapp-ing",
    coming out by the "wip-ing" beer out of my glass'cauze its running out of any "clo-ing".

    at wiki'ape'mandyd'ica you can read that it will be the real apemanstyle…

    :-) :-) :-)


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  • nuckelchen nuckelchen

    achja,
    what a greatful day today….

    there i will go for finding a video of the "why nuckys are so pissed off as they are?"
    and what should i tell to you?

    yape!

    moby is too cool for beeing aloud for us little stinky and fasted-as-hell-pissed-on "deutschlaenderwuerstchen" to watch…

    hm,
    whut a luck that remixing will still rocks on…

    thats why i posted it here,
    because i just wanne show that i'm not the cartoon-man in it.

    lol
    that sounds absolutly stupido..
    (..yes, we know.. :-) )

    http://youtu.be/l3G44Bc5wKo


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