U.S. 'Dome' of Nuclear Waste in Enewetak Atoll Wreaking Havoc on Indigenous People

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One of U.S.' nuclear waste sites, located in Enewetak Atoll, west of the Marshall Islands, which is halfway between Australia and Hawaii and home to a small population of Indigenous people is being submerged leading to leaks from the buried toxic waste, Australia's ABC News reported.

The U.S. started using Runit Island, one of the many islands on Enewetak Atoll as a nuclear dumpsite as early as 1940's and 1950's, nearly 43 atomic bombs were detonated around the island chain in the 1940s and 50s, after conducting a series of atomic explosions, the U.S. government finally started covering its act in the late 1970's., covering the main site  with a concrete vault the size of an Australian football stadium, and referred to as "the dome" which is essentially a large disc of nearly 85,000 cubic metres of radioactive waste. 

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Source: Telesur TV