Long term effects of nuclear waste?

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cancers, birth defects, infertility and mutations i think. wen cells become damages, they repair themselves incorrectly, more often results in cancers..
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Harmful effect of nuclear waste?

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How long does nuclear waste last?

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What are the bad effects of nuclear waste?

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How long Nuclear wastes stay Radioactive?

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What is the plan for long term storage of nuclear waste?

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