[ RadSafe ] Fears promoted by anti-nuclear Greens
crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 15 14:35:55 CST 2006
It is interesting to note that no cases involving
radiation exposures have been won in court. It is a
question of who as the most credible witnesses.
--- dckosloff at firstenergycorp.com wrote:
> Here is an example of how the LNT is used in a
> public statement by lawyers
> "While Exelon claims that there is no danger to
> residents from the
> spills, there is no safe threshold for radiation
> exposure without an
> increased risk of diseases like cancer," he said.
> I have seen many other such examples used by many
> different people.
> Sometimes such uses are accompanied by calculations
> that show that some
> tiny increase in radiation exposure will certainly
> cause a specific number
> of deaths. Dr. Gofman has used the LNT to calculate
> the number of deaths
> caused by exposure to normal background radiation.
> There is a book called
> "The Petkau Effect" that asserts that the LNT
> significantly understates the
> death and illness caused by very low exposures. The
> NRC has even posted a
> brief discussion on its website about such misuse of
> the LNT.
> Don Kosloff
> Bedford, Ohio
> Franz Schönhofer
> r at chello.at>
> Sent by: "'John
> radsafe-bounces at r
> <crispy_bird at yahoo.com>,
> <Rainer.Facius at dlr.de>,
> <tom.mohaupt at wright.edu>,
> <maurysis at ev1.net>
> 03/13/2006 04:59
> radsafe at radlab.nl
> AW: AW: [
> RadSafe ] Fears promoted
> anti-nuclear Greens
> I cannot remember having seen any anti-nuclear,
> green, anti-radiation or
> whatever movement referring to ICRP, to LNT, to
> BEIR, to mSv or whatsoever.
> Have you, RADSAFErs ever seen anything in this
> Best regards,
"Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse."
John Jacobus, MS
Certified Health Physicist
e-mail: crispy_bird at yahoo.com
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