“We strongly object to foreign-origin plutonium coming into South Carolina
over the next seven years we will continue to see dangerous shipments of nuclear waste routed through Charleston harbor
More Nuclear Dumping In South Carolina, FITSNEWS, 22 Mar 16 “……This week, nuclear shipments to the Palmetto State are back in the news – specifically the latest round of foreign plutonium slated to arrive in South Carolina from Japan.
That’s right: South Carolina is no longer the nation’s dumping ground … we are taking toxic waste from all over the world.
Foreign waste has been shipped to SRS for years – but the latest scheduled arrival in Charleston Harbor this month has finally sparked some criticism from nuclear watchdogs. “We strongly object to foreign-origin plutonium coming into South Carolina when DOE’s program to manage surplus weapons plutonium is in shambles,” said Tom Clements, director of Savannah River Site Watch. “As DOE’s…