This dome in the Pacific houses tons of radioactive waste – and it's leaking

Black seabirds circle high above the giant concrete dome that rises from a tangle of green vines just a few paces from the lapping waves of the Pacific. Half buried in the sand, the vast structure looks like a downed UFO.

At the summit, figures carved into the weathered concrete state only the year of construction: 1979. Officially, this vast structure is known as the Runit Dome. Locals call it The Tomb.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jul/03/runit-dome-pacific-radioactive-waste?CMP=twt_gu

US Defense Special Weapons Agency

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