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[GreenYes] Hot 'Recycling'
U.S. AGENCIES SEEK TO TURN RADIOACTIVE METALS INTO CONSUMER ITEMS

By Brian Hansen

WASHINGTON, DC, January 3, 2001 (ENS) - The manufacture of consumer
products out of radioactively contaminated materials discarded from
commercial
nuclear power plants and government bomb factories could become a fact of
American life. In an extraordinary move, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory
Commission today asked the National Academy of Sciences to sanction the
controversial practice.

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