Category Archives: Criticism of NRC Reports

Barry Commoner–Scientist and Planet Earth’s Lifeguard–Dies at 95.

From the New York Times, October 1, 2012, article by Daniel Lewis. Barry Commoner, a founder of modern ecology and one of its most provocative thinkers and mobilizers in making environmentalism a people’s political cause, died on Sunday in Manhattan. … Continue reading

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Failings of the Environmental Impact Statement

Appendix A (from the 2006 EIS): Comments regarding a letter from the NRC to Mr. Dan P. Stinnett (Field Supervisor, US Fish and Wildlife Services), RE: Request for list of Protected Species within the area under evaluation for the Monticello … Continue reading

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Potassium Iodide and Atomic Fallout

Xcel’s Information on Potassium Iodide usage in the Monticello region (from their handout on Emergency Preparedness): What You Should Know about Potassium Iodide and Atomic Fallout–Factsheet from the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (2002) The Nuclear Power Industry’s Historic Delay for … Continue reading

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A Contemporary Look at Preparedness Past

Fukushima Fallout Chernobyl Fallout Three Mile Island Fallout Emergency Preparedness At US Nuclear Reactors — Full Document (PDF).  First Page:

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Severe Accident Mitigation Alternatives for the Monticello (TAC NO. MC6441)

Response to Request for Additional Information Regarding Severe Accident Mitigation Alternatives (NRC, 2005) Excerpts:

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ECRR Report Challenges Radiation Assumptions

published by WISE/NIRS Nuclear Monitor on February 21, 2003: ECRR report challenges entrenched radiation assumptions A recently-released report claims that the radiation dose model of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) is inadequate for internal irradiation, and proposes a … Continue reading

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Letter to NRC Chairman Jaczko re: Flaws in NRC Cancer Reports

Well Written Letter re: Flaws in NRC Cancer Reports Excerpt:

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