[ RadSafe ] Radioactivity and Fracking

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Mon Jan 23 18:59:14 CST 2012

Jan. 23

         "Then what?"

         No one knows.  However I'll guarantee that in no more than 
one hundred years, the exposed person will be dead.

Steven Dapra

At 09:09 PM 1/22/2012, you wrote:

>And we keep complaining why the public is overwhelmingly 
>radio-phobic. The article is full of half-sentences, truncated 
>thoughts, and non-conclusive statements. This is perhaps due a 
>combination of the lack of simplification from the experts, and from 
>lack of comprehension from the reporter.
>Take this one,
>"If you breathe radium into your lungs, some may remain there for 
>months; but it will gradually enter the blood stream and be carried 
>to all parts of the body, especially the bones,"
>If I am not a RADSAFE member, my question would be "Then what?"
>On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 6:24 AM AST (Arabian) Lawrence Jacobi wrote:
> >There has been an interesting series of articles in the Williston 
> North Dakota newspaper regarding radioactivity from oilfield 
> operations.  My impression is that the reporters have tried to 
> write balanced articles, but the stories have been replete with 
> mild hysteria and misinterpretation of the data.
> >
> >Here's the latest: 
> http://www.willistonherald.com/news/radiation-what-does-it-mean/article_3721c300-4485-11e1-9e29-0019bb2963f4.html
> >
> >***************************************
> >Lawrence R. Jacobi, Jr., P.E., J.D.
> >Jacobi Consulting
> >10807 Bonaparte Bend
> >Austin, TX 78750-2801
> >(512) 656-4765 cell
> >(512) 335-4006 fax

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