Exposure(rem)Health EffectTime to Onset(without treatment)2,000 damage to central nervous systemloss of consciousness; minutesand death hours to days
Nuclear Waste Effect is highly negative to life particularly human beings
if it is not transported and stored carefully.Radiation has both short
term and long term effects on human health as is visible during cancer
treatments like chemotherapy.The inadequate policy handling of
Nuclear Waste in almost all countries has made Nuclear Waste a buring
issue.The high costs and difficulty in
find Nuclear Storage Sites has
made the decision makers go into a state of coma with regards to
Nuclear Waste Policy.Obama has canceled funding to Yucca mountain
after more than 30 years since it was conceived.The 60,000 tons of
Nuclear Waste on USA soil are a potential source of disaster.
Radiation facts and health effects
What is radiation?Radiation is a form of energy. It comes from man-made sources such asx-ray machines, from the sun and outer space, and from someradioactive materials such as uranium in soil. Radiation travels as rays,waves or energetic particles through air, water or solid materials.