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Radiation levels 6,000 times higher in giant clams than in open ocean near Runit Dome — a concrete-capped nuclear waste site known by locals as “The Tomb”

Radiation levels 6,000 times higher in giant clams than in open ocean near Runit Dome — a concrete-capped nuclear waste site known by locals as “The Tomb”

A few weeks ago, I was reporting that the Runit Dome had some cracks in the concrete from where the nuclear waste stored in it was most probably leaking into the open ocean. Now researchers have found high levels of radiation in giant clams near the Central Pacific site where the United States entombed waste […]

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