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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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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 + :
[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. One…

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

Originally posted on Mining Awareness + :
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 long-lived,…

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Childhood Cancer Near Nuclear Power Stations

Originally posted on Mining Awareness + :
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. Dr.…

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Radioactive Reindeer

Originally posted on Mining Awareness + :
Reindeer Pulling Sleigh Photo by Elen Schurova via wikimedia. “The Chernobyl accident is an obvious example of how human failures when dealing with a modern technical system can have global consequences and also be a…

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