Karen Charman is an independent investigative environmental journalist with a special interest in nuclear issues, energy, water, health, genetically engineered food, agriculture, and the food supply.
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Friday, February 08, 2013
Radioactive Eye Glasses …Silverware…Zippers…Hip Joints… Anyone?
How would you like radioactive metal from nuclear weapons facilities to be recycled for use in consumer goods like silverware, pots and pans, eye glasses, zippers, kid’s braces, and even pacemakers and artificial hip joints? If the U.S. Department of Energy gets its way (after a public comment period ends Feb.