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2014-09-16 16:22:36

Specific Reactor-by-Reactor Update to be Provided: Vast Majority of Reactors Under Construction Are Now Behind Schedule, Tens of Billions of Dollars Over Budget. PARIS and WASHINGTON, Sept.

2008-01-20 10:00:00

Much of the world’s nuclear waste like in "interim storage". This includes, thousands of canisters of highly radioactive waste from the world's most nuclear-energized nation lie, silent and deadly, beneath the jutting tip of Normand, while above ground, cows graze and Atlantic waves crash into heather-covered hills.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.