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A kilogram of uranium in a nuclear reaction can release more energy by fission than 10 000 tonnes of coal, gas or oil,
Quite possibly the safest place for it to go. It will upset some ecofascists, no doubt, but very few people drink seawater and there is an awful lot of it about. It has been said that the solution to pollution is dilution. Where better than the Pacific?
For details on nuclear fission see http://home.comcast.net/~peter.m.brown/sr/nuclear_fission.htmThat site explains why mass is not converted into energy.
True, but they are worried about coastal fisheries in the area, fish being very important in the Japanese diet and psyche.
Quote from: dlorde on 04/09/2013 13:46:27True, but they are worried about coastal fisheries in the area, fish being very important in the Japanese diet and psyche. Except that the local fishing industry was destroyed by the tsunami.