Category Archives: Supplemental Information

Cartographies of Danger: Mapping Hazards in America, by Mark Monmonier

In this book, Monmonier examines how maps have been used to illustrate hazards and, in the process, shows us how maps reflect different notions of nature and the proper way to assess risk.  Monmonier demonstrates the power of maps to tell … Continue reading

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The NRC’s Records Management Program

The following covers the legal authority for the NRC’s records management operations, the scope of its records management programs, and the types of records management services it performs. Legal Authority for the NRC’s records management operations: The NRC must comply … Continue reading

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The EPA’s Records Management Policies

The following covers the legal authority for the EPA’s records management operations, the scope of its records management programs, and the types of records management services it performs. Legal Authority for the EPA’s records management operations: The EPA record management … 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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Fukushima Fallout Map

Interactive IAEA Fukushima Fallout Plume video simulation. From National Geographic article on “Japan’s Nuclear Refugees“– for full interactive map, see original posting here. NB: See also National Geographic article “One Year After Fukushima” and AP photographer David Guttenfelder’s PhotoEssay for National Geographic: “Fukushima: Inside … Continue reading

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