Hot asphalt

Number 18374
Subject Hazardous Waste
Source Los Angeles Times Magazine
Year 2001
Publication Date Oct. 28
Summary Los Angeles Times Magazine looks at the potential health hazards that residents of Shoshone, California, may face, if 127 California becomes the state's busiest transportation route for nuclear radioactive waste. The story reveals the concerns of local environmentalists that radioactive waste shippers are inevitably going to be in accidents. The reporter also cites property owners, who find that the converting the highway into a waste tract will have bad effect on local businesses.
Category General
Pages 5
Keywords Energy Department;terrorism;nuclear waste;radioactivity;radiation;trucks;transportation;plutonium
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