[ RadSafe ] USNRC decides to terminate study on cancer risks near nuclear facilities

parthasarathy k s ksparth at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Sep 8 11:58:04 CDT 2015

It is a wise decision. Looking for cancer risks at excess radiation levels of a few tens of microsiverts is at best a public relation exercise. It is time to call a spade a spade!


     On Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 21:33, "Miller, Mark L" <mmiller at sandia.gov> wrote:


The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) announced today that it will terminate the study on cancer risks near nuclear facilities.

Here is the link to the USNRC’s decision: http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/news/2015/15-055.pdf

Since this is the USNRC’s decision, please direct any questions related to the decision to the USNRC’s Public Affairs Officer Scott Burnell at 301-415-8200. If you have any questions about the proposal submitted by the National Academy of Sciences to the USNRC please email us at crs at nas.edu<mailto:crs at nas.edu>.

Thank you.

Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board
Fax: 202/334-3077

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