US 'nuclear coffin' on island in the Pacific could be 'leaking' radioactive sludge into the sea


(Worthy News) - Radioactive waste from Cold War nuclear weapons tests could be leaking into the Pacific Ocean.

According to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, a concrete dome that was built on Runit Island in the late 1970s to contain waste from massive atomic bomb tests conducted after World War II could be leaking toxic sludge into the sea.

"The Pacific was victimized in the past as we all know," Guterres said, according to AFP, referring to nuclear explosions carried out by the United States and France in the region. [ Source: Fox News (Read More...) ]

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