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And here's a different version, compiled by the World Nuclear Association:

Whoops, were did it go?

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Fri Apr 1st, 2011 at 11:08:16 AM EST
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In the accompanying text, they have this:

Radiation | Nuclear Radiation | Ionizing Radiation | Health Effects

Less than 1% of exposure is due to the fallout from past testing of nuclear weapons or the generation of electricity in nuclear, as well as coal and geothermal, power plants.


*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Fri Apr 1st, 2011 at 11:30:12 AM EST
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There you go again, expecting me to be able to read all this stuff. '-)

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin
by Crazy Horse on Fri Apr 1st, 2011 at 12:54:50 PM EST
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The nuclear fuel cycle does not give rise to significant radiation exposure for members of the public.

Tell that to the Navaho children who died from cancers caused by uranium mining.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Fri Apr 1st, 2011 at 01:14:32 PM EST
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That's from heavy metal poisoning, not radiation. But yeah, to say that the fuel cycle is safe after the fuckup in Fukishima is asinine.

Economics is politics by other means
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Apr 1st, 2011 at 01:18:18 PM EST
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Ack the correction.

I was so angry my fingers got the better of my (non-working) brain.


She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Fri Apr 1st, 2011 at 01:27:57 PM EST
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