[ RadSafe ] Canadians - Radioactive ranchers? Elements found downwind of intensive fracking.
Mattias.Lantz at physics.uu.se
Sun Jun 19 07:11:34 CDT 2016
The strontium should be in the stable form, not radioactive isotopes as
they are fission products. Uranium, sure, anything along the decay
chains of uranium and thorium is likely. But the radiation scare works
as usual: A bunch of chemicals found in the drinking water, including
uranium -> go buy a Geiger counter!
On 06/15/2016 01:17 PM, Roger Helbig wrote:
> This is a news article instead of the Nuclear News source. I expect
> that this is NORM that may have come up from the ground due to
> fracking, but also that the hype added by Nuclear News is not really
> true. Do any of you Canadians on the list know anything about the
> testing laboratory -
> The special test, analyzed at the London Health Sciences Centre in
> Ontario, showed that the ranchers had ''high'' levels of uranium and
> strontium above the lab's ''reference range'' in their urine, probably
> due to exposure from soil, water or air.
> I also wonder if the ground in this area of Alberta already has high
> levels of Uranium, etc.
> Roger Helbig
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: nuclear-news <comment-reply at wordpress.com>
> Date: Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 3:46 AM
> Subject: [New post] Radioactive ranchers? Elements found downwind of
> intensive fracking.
> To: rwhelbig at gmail.com
> Christina MacPherson posted: "After losing an unprecedented number of
> cattle in 2013, Nielle and Howard Hawkwood tested soil where the
> cattle had urinated and found high levels of radioactive materials.
> Not even seeds would germinate in the soil.
> Respond to this post by replying above this line
> New post on nuclear-news
> Radioactive ranchers? Elements found downwind of intensive fracking.
> by Christina MacPherson
> After losing an unprecedented number of cattle in 2013, Nielle and
> Howard Hawkwood tested soil where the cattle had urinated and found
> high levels of radioactive materials. Not even seeds would germinate
> in the soil.
> Christina MacPherson | June 15, 2016 at 10:46 am | Categories: general
> | URL: http://wp.me/phgse-o0d
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Mattias Lantz - Researcher, PhD
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Division of Applied Nuclear Physics
Uppsala University, Box 516
SE - 751 20, Uppsala, Sweden
email: mattias.lantz at physics.uu.se
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