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An Unexpected Mortality Increase in the United States Follows Arrival of the Radioactive Plume from Fukushima: Is There a Correlation?

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An Unexpected Mortality Increase in the United States Follows Arrival of the Radioactive Plume from Fukushima: Is There a Correlation?


Click above to read the the full article by Joseph J. Mangano and Janette D. Sherman

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Dr. Sherman to Speak at Educational Forum on Uranium Mining in Virginia

On Friday, November 11th 2011, Sustainable Loudoun and Piedmont Environmental Council are hosting a free educational forum: Uranium Mining in  Virginia: Should We End the Moratorium? at the George Washington University  Ashburn Campus, Ashburn VA. Doors will open at 6 pm and the speaker program  begins at 7 pm. Light refreshments will be provided. Speakers will provide  information on a number of aspects regarding uranium mining and nuclear power.  The featured speakers are:

Tony Noerpel, Sustainable Loudoun: Long-term viability of nuclear energy—supply, safety, complexity, waste and cost
Rob Marmet, Piedmont Environmental Council: Legal aspects of Virginia’s moratorium and impact of surface mining
Linda Pentz Gunter, Beyond Nuclear: Uranium mining—health and environmental impacts
Janette Sherman, M.D.: Health effects of nuclear power and Uranium mining
Will Stewart, Sustainable Loudoun: Alternatives to nuclear power, and cost comparisons

The event will be held at George Washington University – Virginia Campus:
20101 Academic Way, Ashburn, Virginia on Friday November 11th, 2011 at 6 pm.

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Chernobyl: Consequences of the catastrophe 25 years later

San Francisco BayView, April 27, 2011
by Janette D. Sherman, M.D., and Alexey V. Yablokov, Ph.D.

Editor’s note: The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists asked Dr. Sherman, recognized worldwide for her expertise on Chernobyl, to write this article last year, then rejected it just before deadline, probably considering it too alarming. In it, she reports the widespread expectation of another nuclear power plant failure and the catastrophic consequences. Now, a few months later, the world commemorates the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl while watching the Fukushima meltdown.

For more than 50 years, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have abided by an agreement that in essence allows them to cover each other’s back – sometimes at the expense of public health. It’s a delicate balance between cooperation and collusion.

Signed on May 28, 1959, at the 12th World Health Assembly, the agreement states:

“Whenever either organization proposes to initiate a programme or activity on a subject in which the other organization has or may have a substantial interest, the first party shall consult the other with a view to adjusting the matter by mutual agreement,” and continues: The IAEA and the WHO “recognize that they may find it necessary to apply certain limitations for the safeguarding of confidential information furnished to them. They therefore agree that nothing in this agreement shall be construed as requiring either of them to furnish such information as would, in the judgment of the other party possessing the information, interfere with the orderly conduct of its operation.”

The WHO mandate is to look after the health on our planet, while the IAEA is to promote nuclear energy. In light of recent industrial failures involving nuclear power plants, many prominent scientists and public health officials have criticized WHO’s non-competing relationship with IEAE that has stymied efforts to address effects and disseminate information about the 1986 Chernobyl accident, so that current harm may be documented and future harm prevented.

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Chernobyl: A Million Casualties

EnviroVideo has expedited release of the program that is based on the book recently published by the NY Academy of Sciences concluding 985,000 people died as a result of the catastrophe. Karl Grossman interviewed Dr. Janette Sherman, its contributing editor. Taped a week before the nuclear disaster in Japan, it was to be aired with the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl next month. That’s been expedited because the consequences of the catastrophe provide a baseline for the Japan disaster.
Chernobyl: A Million Casualties

Chernobyl: A Million Casualties
Karl Grossman’s interview to be broadcast nationwide this Saturday, April 16.

A television program investigating what could be the baseline for how many people are killed from the radioactivity being discharged from the Fukushima nuclear plant complex will be broadcast nationwide on Free Speech TV this Saturday, April 16.

Chernobyl: A Million Casualties presents the findings of a book recently published by the New York Academy of Sciences which determines that based on medical data now available 985,000 people have died as a result of the radioactivity released worldwide by the accident­and more can be expected to die. Interviewed is Dr. Janette Sherman, a toxicologist and contributing editor of Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe for the People and the Environment. The study was authored by Dr. Alexey Yablokov, Dr. Vassily Nesterenko and Dr. Alexey Nesterenko.

The interviewer is Professor Karl Grossman of the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury, a specialist in investigative reporting on nuclear technology. His books include: Cover Up: What You Are Not Supposed to Know About Nuclear Power.

Professor Grossman commented that with this week’s elevation of the Fukushima disaster to Level 7—the highest level for a nuclear power disaster—and with radioactivity from Fukushima being found all over the world, “what this study reveals about the Chernobyl disaster is critical.” Moreover, noted Grossman, with this week Tokyo Electric Power Co., the owner of Fukushima, saying that the radioactive discharges could ‘exceed’ those at Chernobyl, we could be looking at even more than a million people dying worldwide from Fukushima.”

The program was initially produced before the Fukushima disaster began so Professor Grossman added a commentary to it in which he states that the Chernobyl and now Fukushima disasters demonstrate that nuclear power is a “clear and present danger to life on earth” and “all nuclear plants should be shut down and no more built.”

April 26, 2011, marks the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster.

Chernobyl: A Million Casualties was produced by EnviroVideo ( and will be broadcast on Saturday at 6 a..m., 10 a.m. and 9 p.m, EDT, on Free Speech TV ( on 200 cable TV systems in 39 states and on the DISH Network (Channel 9415) and DIRECT TV (Channel 348). The 30 minute program was directed by Emmy Award-winner Steve Jambeck. Joan Flynn is the executive producer.

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Karl Grossman writes for Common Dreams

Nuclear Disaster and Obama’s Disastrous Response

President Barack Obama’s support this week for the construction of more nuclear power plants in the United States, amid the ongoing nuclear power plant disaster in Japan, must be considered—against stiff competition—as one of the most wrong-headed and irrational positions ever taken by a U.S. president.

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