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*UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai — Mitsuhei Murata’s speech, March 16, 2015

Originally posted on Japan Safety : Nuclear Energy Updates:
The former Japanese ambassador to Switzerland, Mitsuhei Murata, made the following speech at the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai on March 16, 2015. ” Nuclear disaster and global ethics Preface…

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Tell Energy Commission: Don’t allow cracking nuclear waste canisters

Tell the California Energy Commission (CEC) to change state policy to require nuclear waste storage containers that won’t crack. Some of California’s thin steel storage canisters may already be cracking and could have a through-wall crack within 8 years, releasing … Continue reading

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The evidence that radiation from nuclear reactors causes childhood leukemia

Originally posted on GreenWorld:
Radiation spike caused by refueling at one of Bavaria’s Gundremmingen reactors. Last July, we published a piece on recent groundbreaking work from the U.K.’s Dr. Ian Fairlie and the connection between radiation releases from nuclear reactors…

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US NRC: Impact of Environmental Conditions on Nuclear Waste Dry Storage, Comment Deadline May 4, 2015, 11.59 pm ET

Originally posted on Mining Awareness Plus:
[Updated 29 Apr; Intro updated 30 Apr; further update later on 30 Apr or 1 May.] This NUREG looks like a hoax. It does not live up to its title, nor to its scope.…

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Judge permits Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon: No Tribal Consult, No Environmental Update; Appeal Expected

Originally posted on Mining Awareness Plus:
D_3516 Prehistoric granaries about Nankoweap in Marble Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park. Mark Lellouch, NPS The nuclear fuel chain destroys the environment and kills from the start, with uranium mining, to the finish, with…

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Childhood Cancer Near Nuclear Power Stations

Originally posted on Mining Awareness Plus:
Another US NRC deadline is upon us for 24 March 2015: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/11/20/2014-27519/radiation-protection The following article by Dr. Ian Fairlie should prove helpful for the question about embryo-fetal exposure to radiation, dose assessment, and more.…

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10/21/2015 Laguna Woods City Council approves San Onofre nuclear waste resolution

Laguna Woods City Council adopted San Onofre Resolution 15-02 regarding concerns about continued storage of 1,609 metric tons of highly radioactive spent nuclear fuel at San Onofre.  It states that while waste remains on-site “…it must be stored in a manner that is … Continue reading

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