[ RadSafe ] Radioactivity and Fracking
sjd at swcp.com
Mon Jan 23 18:59:14 CST 2012
No one knows. However I'll guarantee that in no more than
one hundred years, the exposed person will be dead.
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:
> >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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