[ RadSafe ] Lord Marshall of Goring was Walter Marshall
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Fri May 18 14:07:14 CDT 2007
Lord Marshall was an amazingly eloquent speaker, blessed with both an
analytical technical mind and a quick wit. I recall reading a number of his
speeches about the nuclear energy debate and energy policy in the 1980s,
and these speeches were so well stated they could not help but impress any
reader with his insight and unique personality. He reminded me in so many
ways of Dr. Ralph Lapp, who passed away a few years ago, and who I had the
honor to know personally. Dr. Lapp while not in a position to receive a
title from the Queen, would have had he been British.
Stewart Farber, MS Public Health
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From: "Nielsen, Erik" <nielseec at nv.doe.gov>
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Sent: Friday, May 18, 2007 1:35 PM
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Lord Marshall of Goring was Walter Marshall
Before this gets out of hand......
Lord Marshall of Goring was the title given to Walter Charles Marshall
(an Englishman) who was involved with WANO and the start of the British
Nuclear Power Industry.
Careful googling has revealed some interesting links and the garden
In an article (Who Speaks for Science) published by IMPRIMIS (Hillsdale
College, MI) the former Secretary of the AEC, Dixy Lee Ray writes
"In the words of Walter Marshall, Lord Marshall of Goring: "In my
own country, the United Kingdom, I like to point out that the average
Englishman's garden occupies 1/10 of an acre. By digging down one metre,
we can extract 6 kilograms of thorium, 2 kilograms of uranium, and 7,000
kilograms of potassium -- all of them radioactive waste, not man-made,
but the residue left over when God created this
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