Yucca Mt. Radioactive Releases


In 2004, the courts found that the EPA's proposed 10,000 year period for maintaining Safe Drinking Water at Yucca Mt. was inadequate. 

As you can see from the DOE's own data, the key radioactive releases may not even begin until after that limit and by the DOE's own projections, they will continue beyond human imagination. 

Other non-radioactive but highly toxic carcinogens such as hexavalent chromium (remember Erin Brochovich?), used to prevent canister corrosion, are not even being considered in this analysis. Read more.