New York Times
West Chicago Is Cleaning Up the Last of Its Nuclear Contamination. Residents Exposed to Radiation Say ‘It’s Not Over’
The United States, the largest owner of nuclear power plants, promotes nuclear power as “safe and clean energy,” a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
Independent Media Institute
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
The wastes sent to West Lake have most of the uranium removed from them, but they include concentrated radioactive decay products, some of which are tens of thousands of times more radioactive than the parent uranium. Because they are so highly radioactive, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health found that the West Lake landfill holds the “worst” of the Mallinckrodt wastes.