Daily Archives: 2020/07/23

Low Dose Ionizing Radiation Shown to Cause Cancer in Review of 26 Studies via National Cancer Institute

July 13, 2020, by DCEG Staff An international team of experts in the study of cancer risks associated with low-dose ionizing radiation published the monograph, “Epidemiological studies of low-dose ionizing radiation and cancer: Summary bias assessment and meta-analysis,” in the Journal … Continue reading

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Opinion: Fukushima nuclear waste decision also a human rights issue via The Mainichi

By Baskut Tuncak TOKYO (Kyodo) — In a matter of weeks, the government of Japan will have the opportunity to demonstrate to the world how much it values protecting human rights and the environment and to meet its international obligations. … Continue reading

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House passes McAdams amendment to block funding for nuclear weapons testing via the Standard-Examiner

By Connor Richards The United States House of Representatives on Monday passed an amendment sponsored by Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, to block federal funding for future nuclear weapons testing. The amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act would “prohibit any … Continue reading

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A dirty battle for a nuclear bailout in Ohio via the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Shakiba Fadaie, M. V. Ramana, April 21, 2020 Last July, Ohio’s governor signed House Bill 6 (HB6) to provide FirstEnergy (now Energy Harbor), a large electric utility, with subsidies of nearly $150 million per year to keep its Perry and Davis-Besse … Continue reading

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Environmental groups want controversial Ohio nuclear bailout bill reexamined; HB6 now at the center of FBI investigation via Cleveland.com

By Emily Bamforth CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ohio House Bill 6 bailed out two FirstEnergy power plants and gave subsidies to coal plants, while dismantling mandates designed to move Ohio’s clean energy landscape forward. The controversial bill, passed last year, is now … Continue reading

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