[ RadSafe ] Re: Serious reporting on Chernobyl - and the LNT
hflong at pacbell.net
Sun Oct 30 20:07:55 CST 2005
Thousands of deaths are likely to be caused in the USA from Chernobyl ignorance and lack of Nukalert type data in the next 10 years - reason for all HPs to be concerned enough to counteract it.
It is also worthy of specialists with first hand knowledge of the Chernobyl data to correct it with more effect than my doing so..
John Jacobus <crispy_bird at yahoo.com> wrote:
If you are so concerned, why dont you do it?
--- radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl
> This morning the American Conference of Catholic
Bishops sponsored a program
> showing in heart-rending personal detail some cases
of children's cancer from the Ukraine with treatment
in the USA. The preliminary Chernobyl pictures and
doomsday music associated it with radiation.
> Would someone with authoritative knowledge on
post-Chernobyl cancer frequency
> inform that group of the greater damage from panic
(like thousands of abortions)
> and malnutrition (like neurologic defects from folic
acid deficiency from insufficient greens in pregnancy
from the excessive exodus and displacement?
> Howard Long
> "Ludwig Dr. Feinendegen"
> Dear Jim:
> Thanks again for the info. I am delighted about this
article and hope that
> people note what is going on. I am still on travel
and will come back later
> after my return.
> All the best,
> > --- Ursprüngliche Nachricht ---
> > Von: "Muckerheide, James"
> > An: ,
> > Kopie: "rad-sci-l at wpi.edu" ,
> > Betreff: Serious reporting on Chernobyl - and the
> > Datum: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 11:27:34 -0400
> > Friends, FYI.
> > Why can't the nuclear industry produce and apply
the equivalent factual
> > treatment of the readily documented lack of health
effects from low dose
> > radiation exposures!?
> > Regards, Jim Muckerheide
> > ===================
> > Washington Times: Chernobyl exposed -
> > By Joshua Gilder
> > October 25, 2005
> > It turns out that scaring people to death may be
more than a
> > figure of speech. That's the overriding message of
> > released U.N. report on the health effects of the
> > at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the
> > The result of an exhaustive investigation by eight
> > agencies, the report concludes that a "paralyzing
> > among the residents of the effected areas and
problems such as
> > suicide, alcoholism and clinical depression --
resulting in part
> > >from people's perceived sense of hopelessness --
"pose a far
> > greater threat to local communities than does
> > exposure."
> > The Chernobyl explosion and resulting fire spewed
> > as much radioactivity into the environment as the
> > Nagasaki atom bombs combined, directly affecting
> > currently inhabited by some 5 million people.
> > standard Soviet disregard for public safety, the
> > reactor had no containment structure.)
> > At the time of the disaster, all Europe was thrown
> > panic, with estimates of as many as a half-million
> > as a result of the contamination. Yet, according
to the report,
> > there have been fewer than 60 fatalities so far,
about 50 of
> > them on-site staff and emergency workers exposed
> > radiation poisoning at the time of the blast and
> > aftermath. It is believed that nine children have
also died of
> > thyroid cancer as a result of the accident, though
> > may have been preventable.
> > The U.N. scientists were deeply divided over the
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On Oct. 5, 1947, in the first televised White House address, President Truman asked Americans to refrain from eating meat on Tuesdays and poultry on Thursdays to help stockpile grain for starving people in Europe.
John Jacobus, MS
Certified Health Physicist
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