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RE: Dirty Bombs

The problem I have is that the 0.05% is an estimated risk, and should be stated as such.  It should also be stated, as a footnote, that the current cancer incident risk is 25% for the general population.  This would certain help to educate the public.
-- John
John Jacobus, MS, CHP
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From: Rad Safety Institute [mailto:radsafeinst@cableone.net]
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Subject: Re: Dirty Bombs

. . . BTW, I do not object to their use of 0.05% per Rem: we have to use something!
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