PvdA pleit voor toestemming bij export uranium

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Trouw (web), 11 september 2007

(Novum) - De PvdA wil de Kernenergiewet aanpassen, zodat het bedrijf Urenco verantwoordelijk kan worden gesteld voor de export van kernenergie naar Rusland. Tweede Kamerlid Diederik Samsom vindt dat parlementaire toestemming aan het uitvoeren van uranium vooraf moet gaan.

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Informal mining of radioactive dumps linked to cancer rise

Thursday, March 2, 2006

ORLOVKA, 1 March 2006 (IRIN) - Hundreds of people dressed in dirty clothes and masks are digging in a refuse site for lumps of silicon just 10 metres from a radioactive waste dump in the northern Kyrgyz village of Orlovka, 100 km east of the capital, Bishkek.

Through the stench of rotting rubbish and the dust, “miners” sitting around eating and drinking become aggressive when asked if they are aware of the dangers they face.

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