85,000 cubic meters of radioactive waste is contained in a huge domed structure built on an island above the Pacific Ocean
Under the dome: Fears Pacific nuclear 'coffin' is leaking | AFP.com
A poison in our island-ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Bikini Atoll and Anywe Tok Atoll are atolls located on the Pacific Ocean, southeast of Japan. Today it belongs to the Marshall Islands Republic, but from 1947 to 1982 after the end of World War II, it was the trust territory of the United States.
During the Cold War after World War II, the US forces forcibly relocated the residents of the Marshall Islands
Of the 40 islands located on the Enowetok Atoll of the Marshall Islands, which was the center of the nuclear test, 4 islands have disappeared by the experiment. And now, there is a huge dome-shaped structure left on the island Enuittok Atoll Luunit.
In the dome, about 85,000 square meters of
In 2013, the United States Department of Energy reported that radioactive materials had leaked from the dome, and the export of copra , fish, etc. from Enowetok Atoll was prohibited. Local people are calling the dome 'Tomb'.
'I hope that this dome will not be our home,' said Jack Adding, Minister of Justice, Immigration and Labor in the Marshall Islands. The half-life of plutonium 239 is 24,100.
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