Watching the Nuclear Watchdog

To appreciate how flawed the process has been, a little history is needed The current study of cancer rates near nuclear plants is now nearly six years old, and will take at least five more years, maybe more, to complete. The planning is being shaped by regulators closely aligned with an industry that stands to […]

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Silent Witnesses—Three Decades After Chernobyl’s Disaster

During the last few years, Hans Wolkers and Daan Kloeg, photographers, journalists and scientists, documented the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster. They visited the area around the exploded reactor multiple times and photographed the lasting impact of the disaster. They also talked to scientists, eye witnesses, and people that still live in their radioactive homes. […]

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Burden of Proof

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The Case Against Chlorpyrifos

The Long Battle Over Pesticides, Birth Defects and Mental Impairment The recent number of articles in the popular press concerning loss of intellect among children exposed to chlorpyrifos is important in the case of this pesticide. Although in-home use of chlorpyrifos was restricted in the U. S in 2000, it is widely used in agriculture, […]

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Solar vs Nuclear Power in Space

A demonstration that in space as on Earth solar power is an alternative to dangerous nuclear power is to come this week when a solar-powered spacecraft called Rosetta will rendezvous with a comet at 375 million miles from the Sun. Read the full article by Karl Grossman

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The Fukushima Health Crisis

Why New Studies Are Needed Now! Dr. Sherman and Joseph Mangano write again for CounterPunch, calling for research to be done in Japan and elsewhere to help determine the effects of radiation on the health of Japanese citizens and others in the northern hemisphere. “Once-skeptical health officials now admit even low doses of radiation are harmful.  Studies showed X-rays […]

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Green Power and Wellness @PRN.com

Link to a 56-minute audio recording of Janette Sherman and Joseph Mangano being interviewed about their work. At several points in the tape you’ll hear comments regarding radiation falling on Alaska and washing up on its shoreline. Indeed this is happening daily and it is affecting the ecosystem. Uncontrolled releases to the air and ocean […]

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Nuclear Hotseat: Chernobyl Anniversary Special 2014

Libbe HaLevy, Producer/Host, Nuclear Hotseat Podcast produced a special anniversary podcast that contains portions of an interview with Dr. Sherman. Click here for more  

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New York Times Reports on Chernobyl

Henry Fountain writes about Dr. Tim Mousseau, a biologist from the University of North Carolina: “Dr. Mousseau, a biologist at the University of South Carolina, has been coming to the contaminated area around Chernobyl, known as the exclusion zone, since 1999. The list of creatures he has studied is long: chiffchaffs, blackcaps, barn swallows and […]

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The Truth about Three Mile Island

Beyond Nuclear aims to educate and activate the public about the connections between nuclear power and nuclear weapons and the need to abandon both to safeguard our future. Beyond Nuclear advocates for an energy future that is sustainable, benign and democratic. www.beyondnuclear.org “The disaster at Unit 2 of the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear power […]

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