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Informing the Public about Tritium nuclear waste contamination

Convergence: Jo Hayward-Haines with Zach Ruiter and Jess Rowland

by Zach RuiterJo Hayward-HainesJessica Rowland

Informing the Public about Tritium nuclear waste contamination

Raging Granny and KWIC radio host Jo Hayward-Haines in conversation with anti-nuclear activist filmmakers Zach Ruiter and Jessica Rowland about Tritium...

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Shield Source, located at the Peterborough Airport, manufactures glow-in-the-dark signs.Self-illuminating ‘EXIT’ signs are filled with a radioactive hydrogen called tritium, a waste product from Ontario’s nuclear reactors. Tritium also happens to be the detonating component in nuclear weapons and was used to detonate the atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.

Shield Source has been releasing large amounts of radioactive hydrogen to the local environment for 25 years and does so needlessly as safer alternative technologies exist for manufacturing the signs.

originally broadcast on Trent Radio

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