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Kitty Litter May Have Caused Radiation Leak

A nuclear waster storage facility in New Mexico was shut down weeks ago after researchers discovered unsafe levels of radiation, which affected 21 workers. Now scientists have attributed kitty litter to a possible cause of the nuclear decontainment. The underground Waste Isolation Pilot Project (WIPP), located east of Carlsbad, houses drums of plutonium-tinged refuse that are buried 2,100 feet below …

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Kitty Litter: Could It Cause A Radiation Leak?

Kitty litter can do a lot of things. It can be used to soak up spills, prevent you from slipping on snow and ice or even act as a deodorizer. But could it cause a radiation leak? The answer is yes, but not on purpose. Kitty litter is very absorbent and is used as an absorbent for liquid contained in …

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