CENSORED IN 1978: ATOMIC LEMONS

CENSORED IN 1978: NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS — ATOMIC LEMONS The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a national public interest group, has for years been trying to tell the story of nuclear hazards to the American public with little success. Last year, the UCS released a report titled “Scientists’ Group Judges Federal Nuclear Safety Inspection Effort” […]

The Chernobyl Disaster – 25 Years Later

“I feel that at least several hundred scientists trained in the biomedical aspect of atomic energy – myself included – are candidates for Nuremberg-type trials for crimes against humanity for our gross negligence and irresponsibility. Now that we know the hazard of low-dose radiation, the crime is not experimentation – it’s murder.” Dr. John Gofman, […]

Ecological Nightmare in America?

  Yesterday, March 29, 2001, according to a report released from the Institute for Energy and Environmental Studies, “The French radiation protection authority, Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (IRSN), estimates the radioactive releases of iodine-131 in Japan had reached about 2.4 million curies by March 22, 2011. That is about 160,000 times the […]

CENSORED IN 1978: NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS-ATOMIC LEMONS

CENSORED IN 1978: NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS — ATOMIC LEMONS The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a national public interest group, has for years been trying to tell the story of nuclear hazards to the American public with little success. Last year, the UCS released a report titled “Scientists’ Group Judges Federal Nuclear Safety Inspection Effort” […]

CENSORED IN 1980: THE NUCLEAR ISSUE

CENSORED IN 1980: THE CONTINUING CENSORSHIP OF THE NUCLEAR ISSUE     Three Mile Island, the worst accident in the history of the atomic energy program in the United States, has proven to be a blessing for pro-nuclear propagandists. Using the phrase, “no one died at TMI,” the nuclear power industry has embarked on a […]