[ RadSafe ] Claim by Dr Epstein that Japan is showing how it manages well without nuclear power
rwhelbig at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 17:20:42 CDT 2012
what a group - he now has zero credibility and probably no real
connection beyond having had a distinguished career at the University
of Illinois - thanks
On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 5:43 AM, Lantzelot <Mattias.Lantz at physics.uu.se> wrote:
> 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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