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20,000 EXCESS CANCER CASES IN 15 YEARS NEAR INDIAN POINT NEW REPORT SUGGESTS RADIATION EXPOSURE MAY BE ONE CAUSE

20,000 EXCESS CANCER CASES IN 15 YEARS NEAR INDIAN POINT NEW REPORT SUGGESTS RADIATION EXPOSURE MAY BE ONE CAUSE Contact Joseph Mangano                                                       609-399-4343 odiejoe@aol.com November 18, 2010 – Cancer incidence rates in the four counties closest to the Indian Point nuclear plant have risen much more rapidly than U.S. rates since the early 1990s, according … Continue reading

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“Earthquakes May Endanger New York More Than Thought, Says Study”

“Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Seen As Particular Risk A study by a group of prominent seismologists suggests that a pattern of subtle but active faults makes the risk of earthquakes to the New York City area substantially greater than formerly believed. Among other things, they say that the controversial Indian Point nuclear power plants, … Continue reading

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“Indian Point prepares dry-cask storage system” by Michael Risinit

“BUCHANAN The real estate advertisement might read something like this: “Rvr. vu, spacious, newly renov., built to last.” Such is the home planned for the nuclear waste at Indian Point in Buchanan. By fall 2006, about a year behind schedule, Entergy Nuclear Northeast expects to begin transferring used, radioactive fuel from storage pools at the … Continue reading

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“POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF FEBRUARY 16, 2000 ACCIDENT AT INDIAN POINT ON HEALTH OF LOCAL INFANTS” by Joseph J. Mangano, MPH MBA Radiation and Public Health Project

“On February 16, 2000 , the Indian Point Unit 2 reactor experienced a Level 2 (4 being the most severe) accident, necessitating the shutdown of the unit for the next year.  Consolidated Edison and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission stated that the accident caused minimal levels of radiation to escape into the environment; that the … Continue reading

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NGO Presentations to the 2005 NPT Review Conference

The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Nuclear Power The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Nuclear Power Speaker: Helen Caldicott, Nuclear Policy Research Institute The official task of the IAEA since 1957, enshrined in article IV of the NPT promotes the peaceful uses of nuclear energy and the “transfer” of nuclear technology. Superimposed upon this official … Continue reading

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“Nuclear Power is the Problem, Not the Solution” by Helen Caldicott

“THERE is a huge propaganda push by the nuclear industry to justify Nuclear power as a panacea for the reduction of global-warming gases. In fact Leslie Kemeny on these pages two weeks ago (HES, March 30) suggested that courses on nuclear science and engineering be included in tertiary level institutions in Australia.  I agree. But … Continue reading