February 21, 2013

Germany's Self-Created Nuclear Waste Catastrophe

Der Spiegel, Der Spiegel

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It's hot and sticky 750 meters (2,500 feet) underground, and the air smells salty. Five men are standing in front of an oversized drill. They have donned orange overalls and are wearing bulky special shoes, yellow hard hats and safety glasses. They turn on the machine, and the rod assembly slowly eats its way into a gray wall.

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TAGGED: Legislation, Politics, Germany, Nuclear Waste