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Antonyms for radioactive

exhibiting or caused by radioactivity

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Alexander Nikitin, chairman of the Environmental Rights Center Bellona chalked up the apparent disinterest in the hearing to the fact that the radioactive waste conditioning center isn't especially dangerous.
The estimated 5,000 terabecquerels is far lower than 370,000 to 630,000 terabecquerels, the estimated amount of radioactive substances released into the atmosphere from the plant.
Hospitals are a major source of producing biomedical and radioactive waste.
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But to this day, nobody has been able to say definitively what was released into the air because the company has not provided monitoring reports detailing specific radioactive materials that were released from the reactor stack.
Beginning in May 2003, a sniffer in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories--a device that had been switched on for the first time in January of that year--collected radioactive particles that included cesium-137, says Gerhard Wotawa, a meteorologist with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization in Vienna.
Massachusetts has sued Starmet and several related companies to enforce state laws against radioactive dumping, but so tar has had little success on the legal front.
The question of how to clean up radioactive dust and nuclear fuel inside ChornobyI's damaged reactor has yet to be answered.
In this article, we discuss the short- and long-term effects of radioactive iodine on salivary gland function.
According to Wilson, the truck's operator told him he was dumping radioactive wastewater from the Rocky Flats plant and had the government's permission to do it.
That morning, radioactive gas gushed into the air from a nuclear fuel factory 110 kilometers (70 miles) northeast of Tokyo.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville, Maryland, estimates that 2 million scrap sources containing varying levels of radioactive material exist, with only 27,000 of them specifically licensed.
Conditioning technologies are essential for the encapsulation and immobilisation of these radioactive wastes, forming the initial engineered barrier required for their transportation, storage and disposal.
Stressing the importance of radioactive waste management, scientists noted that it was a crucial step to be taken before Ninh Thuan nuclear power plants become operational, especially as Vietnam lacks a specialised unit to monitor radioactive waste.