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Scoop Images: Greenpeace Tests Radioactive Waste

The following three images show the Greenpeace operation to test waste from Cogema's nuclear reprocessing plant discharge at Raz Blanchard. Greenpeace discovered alarmingly high levels of radioactivity during its tests and has called for an end to discharges from the plant. For more information see...Greenpeace calls for end to radioactive discharges in the Politics wire.


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(1) Installation of filter in the pump for sampling of Cogema's nuclear reprocessing plant discharge at Raz Blanchard.

(c) Greenpeace/M.Barret


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(2) Radioactive test for Greenpeace's divers after a sampling operation at Cogema's nuclear reprocessing plant discharge pipe.

(c) Greenpeace/M.Barret


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(3) Opening of the seal with the legal witness (bailiff) after a Greenpeace sampling operation at Cogema's nuclear reprocessing plant discharge pipe.

(c) Greenpeace/M.Barrett


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