[ RadSafe ] Claim by Dr Epstein that Japan is showing how it manages well without nuclear power
Mattias.Lantz at physics.uu.se
Fri Aug 17 07:43:26 CDT 2012
Samuel Epstein has some interesting friends:
It is also not a very big surprise to find him on the editorial board of
this eminent journal that regularly allocates space for Joseph Mangano:
Mattias Lantz - Researcher
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Division of Applied Nuclear Physics
Uppsala University, Box 516
SE - 751 20, Uppsala, Sweden
On 08/17/2012 02:00 PM, Roger Helbig wrote:
> 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
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> 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
> restarting react"
> Respond to this post by replying above this line
> 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
> of this post
> Christina MacPherson | August 17, 2012 at 10:18 am | Categories:
> business and costs, Japan | URL: http://wp.me/phgse-75y
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