A Comparison of Yamashita et al 1998 and National Thyroid Cancer Data in Japan

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The purpose of this post is to inform the public that :

a.Fukushima Medical University staff engaged in the Thyroid health survey of Fukushima children cite sources based on Chernobyl data which the staff claims support 1. A long 4-5 year latent period for thyroid cancer 2. A slow progression of the disease. In fact these sources actually confirm that latent periods in early onset cases of the disease post Chernobyl were very short, and these sources report that disease progression in the early onset cases post Chernobyl was rapid. The authors of these Chernobyl reports include Dr S. Yamashita, formerly of the Fukushima Medical University Fukushima Thyroid Health Survey.

b. In 2013, National Cancer statistics have been created for the period 1975 to 2008. This national data has been created from from diverse local and regional medical repositories. The data is available to the public at the link given…

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The NRC Considers Amending Radioactive Release Regulations

Amending it so this filthy industry can poison us more or less is the question…

U.S. NRC Blog

Tanya E. Hood
Project Manager
Office of New Reactors
 
 

Part of the NRC’s mission includes making sure nuclear power plants control and monitor the very small amounts of radioactive material that might be released during normal operations. Filtering and otherwise maintaining a reactor’s cooling water can create radioactive gases and liquids. The amounts generated and released vary depending on a reactor’s design and overall performance. The primary regulations for radioactive emissions (also called radioactive effluents) from commercial nuclear power plants are in 10 CFR Part 50, Appendix I.

These rules are designed to keep normal airborne or liquid releases low enough that any public radiation dose would be a minute fraction of the dose from natural background radiation. Appendix I also requires U.S. nuclear power plants to further reduce potential doses as much as reasonably possible. This set of regulations includes requirements for plants to regularly sample…

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Nuclear Power: Dangerous, Dirty & Expensive- 20 Key Facts

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           The simple fact is that nuclear power is terribly dangerous.  From a health and safety standpoint, it is utterly irrational for us to continue to generate electricity by splitting the atom.  Nuclear power is unreasonably expensive.  When all of its costs are considered, it becomes clear that nuclear power is unaffordable.  Importantly, a reliance upon nuclear power impedes our efforts to develop and implement the production of electricity by safe, affordable, sustainable means, such as solar, wind, and geothermal.
            Here are twenty key facts about nuclear power.
            Also, I have included, below, links to some of the websites that provide extensive information about nuclear power.
            I hope you will check out the powerful video that is embedded, below.  It does an excellent job of summarizing the most serious problems with nuclear power, through excerpts of testimony by some of the nation’s most respected…

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ENFORCED AMNESIA – THE DISPOSSESSION OF MEMORY PART 2

“I want you to forget. I’m ordering you to forget what you wrote in this report.“

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ENFORCED AMNESIA – THE DISPOSSESSION OF MEMORY PART 2
By Paul Langley March 2014

The Long March to the Truth

The First American into Nagasaki

Dr. Nello Pace was the first American to enter Nagasaki. He had been ordered there by an outraged General Douglas McArthur. McArthur had not been advised in advance of the atomic bombing of Japan. He thundered: “I want my people, my doctors, in there looking at the effects of this, not these Manhattan District people!”

So it was that Dr. Pace entered and surveyed Nagasaki, and then Hiroshima, without the clearance of General Groves and the Manhattan Project. Dr Pace tells the story:
“I wrote the reports, and I classified them Secret – which was as high as I was cleared for, and that was fine to me. So one day I got a phone call to go down and report to Ross…

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