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J Brown

Of course putting highly radioactive waste underground is not safe; not is any other method. New build would deliver 3 times existing waste, of higher level radioactivity. Underground methods leak radioactivity. Russian spent fuel stores are already at risk of imminent collapse with risks of explosion delivering another Chernobyl of radiation all over Europe. Sixteen million people are affected by Chernobyl; soon no Europeans will be free of radiation exposure throughout their lifetimes with consequent permanent, heritable DNA damage. Let's not make it even worse with new nuclear build.

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