Nuclear Specialist: Thousands of times more radioactivity in some US spent fuel pools than what we saw after Chernobyl (VIDEO)

Published: August 10th, 2012 at 5:58 pm ET
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Fukushima in the USA?
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August 9, 2012

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Host: On a daily there’s problems at nuclear reactors all around America, is there one in particular¬† that our viewers should be most concerned about?

Gunter: We are focused on these GE mark 1′s and 2′s…¬† where thousands of tons of nuclear waste is sitting up in these roof top pools. These are essentially Chernobyl’s waiting to happen. Tens… thousands of times more than what we saw.

Wikipedia on Gunter: [...] An energy policy analyst and activist [...] In 2007, Gunter joined Beyond Nuclear as their nuclear reactor specialist.

Published: August 10th, 2012 at 5:58 pm ET
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