From Byond the Mainstream
few weeks ago, a reader wrote to me asking how we can be sure the
government isn’t slyly getting rid of nuclear waste by injecting it into
shale rock that’s been fracked for oil or gas. Jon Abel’s questions
will seem far-fetched to some of you, worrisome to others, depending on
how much you trust government and the energy industry:
wanted to mention something that might be getting missed with the whole
radioactivity issue surrounding fracking waste water,” my reader wrote.
“Has anyone tested for other radioactive metals – such as cesium or
plutonium (not just NORM elements)? And, has anyone tested the frack
water for radioactivity BEFORE it goes down the frack production wells?
Is it possible that the government is getting rid of nuclear waste in
Far-fetched or not, no sooner had Jon posed the question than someone proposed it.
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