Art,However if it is the long half life elements that concern you then you only need to look at some of the waste these plants are pumping into the ocean such as I-129 with a half life of 16 milllion years!
Art,Plus of course we can't / won't eat sea food from the irish Sea as it is so heavily polluted with radiation.
Candyman,Art, are you just picking up facts from sources that support the opnion you've already generated? It would be best to do that math yourself, or even just use common sence to try to find out how you get more waste than what is input. If that was really the case, it wouldn't be much help, since the objective to is reduce waste in the first place.