[ RadSafe ] Manganos Representation
sjd at swcp.com
Thu Feb 4 19:46:34 CST 2010
A good hearty AMEN to that. Can anyone
show a cause and effect relationship between
reactor emissions and thyroid cancer? (No fair
citing Mangano, Bertell, Sternglass, etc., etc.)
At 02:38 PM 2/4/2010, Brennan, Mike (DOH) wrote:
>The problem lies in the causality, not the accusation. Caveat back at you!
>HOW do reactors, shut down or not, contribute to
>the "actual statistics"? You would not accept
>that people protesting nuclear power plants
>cause cancer in the area, even if there is a
>clear correlation. Propose a model, consistent
>with ALL the data (including the extensive data
>that shows no evidence of radioactive iodine
>releases from the plants in question), then you
>have something that might be valid.
>If you want your argument to have traction, add weight, no hot air.
>From: radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl
>[mailto:radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl] On Behalf Of marco bähler
>Sent: Thursday, February 04, 2010 11:27 AM
>To: Earley, Jack N
>Cc: radsafe at radlab.nl
>Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Manganos Representation
>the problem lies in the incidence, not in the mortality. caveat!
>reactors which are now shut down still contribute to actual
>statistics. I cannot see why they should be omitted.
>Am 04.02.2010 um 18:26 schrieb Earley, Jack N:
> > According to the National Cancer Institute, thyroid cancer rates in
> > Pennsylvania are falling & are similar to rates in the U.S. The
> > only state that's above the U.S. rate is California. Mangano also
> > lists reactors that are shut down in his list of reactors in
> > Pennsylvania, i.e., Peach Bottom & TMI1.
> > http://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/cgi-bin/quickprofiles/
> > profile.pl?00&080
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