Petition statement to be delivered to Secretary Ernest Moniz, US Department of Energy

Will the zipper on your new pants be radioactive?

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Will the zipper on your new pants be radioactive?

To be delivered to Secretary Ernest Moniz, US Department of Energy

Petition Statement

STOP DEPT OF ENERGY PLANS to dump 14,000 tons of radioactive scrap metals into the manufacturing of consumer products. There is no safe level of radiation. Keep nuclear waste out of my home and workplace!
There are currently 88,731 signatures. NEW goal - We need 100,000 signatures!

Petition Background

The US Dept of Energy (DOE) plans to dump 14,000 tons of radioactive scrap metal into the marketplace for use in the manufacturing of consumer products, such as zippers, belt buckles, eyeglass frames, jewelry, watches, silverware, toys, pet bowls and leashes. This action is being fast-tracked, with little regard for public comment.

Source:
http://www.huntingtonnews.net/63589
http://consortiumnews.com/2013/02/04/recycling-radioactive-metals-disputed/

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