[ RadSafe ] Claim by Dr Epstein that Japan is showing how it manages well without nuclear power
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Fri Aug 17 07:00:11 CDT 2012
The doctor who wrote this also posts this about breast cancer on his
Cancer Prevention Coalition organization's web page - I rather
question his being an objective reporter
Living near a nuclear facility increases your chances of dying from
breast cancer. Based on a nationwide survey of 268 counties within 50
miles of 51 military and civilian nuclear reactors, CPC member Dr. Jay
Gould, showed that breast cancer mortality in these "nuclear counties"
has increased at 10 times the national rate from 1950 to 1989.
Counties near military reactors, such as Hanford, Oak Ridge and
Savannah River, have registered the greatest increases, ranging from
27 to 200%. Dr. Gould charged NCI with "misrepresentation of such
this one on hot dogs is not included for comic relief on their website
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Christina MacPherson posted: "With summer soon ending, fears that
Japan couldn't function without nuclear power during summer periods of
heaviest electricity demand are being proven unfounded. Dire
predictions of what would happen to the Japanese economy without
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New post on nuclear-news
Japan showing how it manages well with nuclear power
by Christina MacPherson
With summer soon ending, fears that Japan couldn't function without
nuclear power during summer periods of heaviest electricity demand are
being proven unfounded.
Dire predictions of what would happen to the Japanese economy without
restarting reactors haven't held up.
As More About Fukushima Contamination and Casualties Is Known, Japan
Proceeding Without Nuclear Reactors, Samuel S. Epstein Cancer
prevention expert, Prof. emeritus at U. of IL School of Public Health,
Chicago HUFFINGTON POST, 16 Aug 12, "....the impact of Fukushima
...........Aside from the changes in health, Fukushima has also had a
major impact on public policy. . Within days of the meltdowns, Germany
shut some reactors, four of them permanently; the Merkel government
then announced a plan to phase out all remaining reactors by 2022.
Belgium and Switzerland soon followed with similar phase-out plans.
Italy, which has no operating reactors, placed a moratorium on plans
to build new ones. Newly-elected French president Hollande campaigned
on a pledge to drop the percent of French electricity from nuclear
power from 75% to 50% by 2030.
But the biggest development has taken place in Japan,..... Read more
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Christina MacPherson | August 17, 2012 at 10:18 am | Categories:
business and costs, Japan | URL: http://wp.me/phgse-75y
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