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California Thyroid Cancer Rates Skyrocket Exactly Where Modelling Said Most Cesium From Fukushima Would Land

“A team of UCLA researchers found that there are several parts of California where, in a high percentage of people with thyroid cancer, the disease is already at an advanced stage by the time it is diagnosed. The research was led by Dr. Avital Harari, a member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and … Continue reading

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Design Flaw in Reactor Cooling System at Indian Point? NRC Claims No Danger to the Public.

A recently released dissenting opinion by seven Nuclear Regulatory Commission engineers came to a startling conclusion: reactors in the United States may have a design flaw that renders the emergency electricity system which provides cooling to the reactor core useless. This can trigger the worst sort of nuclear incident – an unplanned shutdown. Their findings … Continue reading

Indian Point Contaminates the Hudson River With Uncontrollable Radioactive Flow
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Indian Point Contaminates the Hudson River With Uncontrollable Radioactive Flow

Environmental Journalist Roger Witherspoon has written this analysis of the recent Indian Point leaks. It offers unique insights, namely that the Hudson River is a source of drinking water for many towns, and that the amount of radiation released in the latest leak is just one part of what Indian Point has been allowed by … Continue reading

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Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds on a Carbon Free, Nuclear Free World

In preparation for the New York City People’s Climate March, Fairewinds’ Arnie Gundersen spoke to staffers from the United Nations about why nuclear power is not a viable solution to the issue of climate change. Following the New York City UN presentation, Arnie traveled to Westchester County, New York regarding the Entergy-owned Indian Point reactors that are located only … Continue reading

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“New York relying much less on Indian Point for energy” by Roger Witherspoon

“Entergy Nuclear has dropped its share of electricity supporting New York City and Westchester County to about 4 percent of the area’s power needs while selling increasing portions of its juice in an open market stretching from Maine to Delaware. The company is spending millions of dollars on an extensive campaign to convince the public … Continue reading