Nuclear waste, a major problem for Germany

126,000 nuclear waste barrels dumped in the Asse II salt mine over the last 50 years


After Fukushima, many governments decided to reconsider their dealings with nuclear stuff.

It seems that nuclear waste has turned into a major problem for Germany. The news magazine Der Spiegel released on 21 February a report about Asse II- an old mine in the German state of Lower Saxony, claiming that its condition and the works being done there have turned not only into a technical, but also into ecological and political problem.

According to the article, some 126,000 barrels of nu...


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