Category Archives: Get Involved

Three Mile Island Fallout Map

The center of this Toxic Plume is located approximately 12 miles southeast of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant. This plume was produced by one of the two reactors located at the Three Mile Island plant, … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Fallout Maps

Hiroshima Fallout from, “Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout,” by Lauren Redniss: Hiroshima Fallout from Mark Monmonier’s Cartographies of Danger:

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Chernobyl Fallout Maps from the BBC

For the rest of the report, see BBC’s full profile of the Chernobyl disaster.

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Ukraine to Build New Chernobyl ‘Cap’ to Stop Radiation Leak

Ukraine to Build Chernobyl ‘Cap’ to Stop Radiation Leak, BBC, 26 April 2012 Twenty-six years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Ukraine is launching the construction of a new protective layer to cover the section of the reactor that exploded. The disaster, … Continue reading

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The Tainted Dessert, by Valerie Kuletz

In which Ms. Kuletz explores Social / Environmental Racism / Nuclear colonialism.  Nuclear testing ranges, dumps, and research centers tend to be on or near Native American traditional lands and reservation; the marginalized, indigenous inhabitants of a nuclear territory as chosen … Continue reading

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Brittle Power, by Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins

In this classic from 1982, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins argue that domestic energy infrastructure is vulnerable to disruption, by accident or malice, often even more so than imported oil. According to the authors, a resilient energy system is … Continue reading

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Introduction to this site: Radioactive Monticello

This project emerged from the desire to visualize the impact of potential radiation fallout from the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant, about 40 miles from where I grew up.  The goal was to map the estimated effect of fallout on the … Continue reading

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