Tag Archives: Radiation exposure

Review: St. Louis paid a heavy price to help buid an atomic bomb via St. Louis Post-Dispatch

by Roland Klose, January 18, 2023 […] As Morice writes in “Nuked: Echoes of the Hiroshima Bomb in St. Louis,” the common thread that appeared to link these illnesses and deaths was Coldwater Creek, the 19-mile Missouri River tributary that … Continue reading

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An unacceptable risk to children via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter In a peer reviewed article published in the British Medical Journal Pediatrics Open in October, my Beyond Nuclear colleague, Cindy Folkers and I, reviewed the studies currently available that look at the impact on children from radiation exposures … Continue reading

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‘You didn’t bring us one number’: Hazelwood school board members demand sampling data from Jana preliminary results via KSDK

On Wednesday morning, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its own findings saying Jana Elementary was safe. Author: Justina Coronel (KSDK) FLORISSANT, Mo. — It’s news one would be eager to hear: “There’s no harm to students at your school … Continue reading

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U.N. expert says Japan should do more for Fukushima evacuees via Japan Today

By Mari Yamaguchi TOKYO A United Nations human rights expert urged Japan’s government on Friday to provide evacuees from the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster with more support, including housing, jobs and other needs, regardless of whether they fled forcibly or … Continue reading

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Downwinders and the Radioactive West via PBS Utah

Award-winning Producer John Howe’s documentary, Downwinders and the Radioactive West presents a compelling narrative about the fallout of nuclear testing that resulted in a decades-long debate over cancer rates, the steep cost of patriotism, and the responsibility of a nation to protect … Continue reading

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Cancer patients seek damages from Fukushima nuclear plant via abc news

A Tokyo court has begun hearings in a lawsuit seeking nearly $5 million in damages for six people who were children in Fukushima at the time of its 2011 nuclear power plant disaster and later developed thyroid cancerByMari Yamaguchi Associated … Continue reading

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Two Southwest tribes raise concerns over uranium storage via High Country News

Tribal communities in Arizona and Utah face environmental problems connected to the same radioactive resource: uranium. In White Mesa, Utah, at America’s last uranium mill, a pool of toxic waste is emitting dangerous amounts of radon to the surrounding communities, … Continue reading

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Girl’s Cancer Leads Mom to ‘Overwhelming’ Discovery of More Than 50 Sick Kids Near Closed Nuclear Lab via People

By Johnny Dodd “Pediatric cancer is rare — you’re not supposed to have neighbors whose children also have it,” says Melissa Bumstead, who “knew I had to do something”   Melissa Bumstead made a terrifying discovery in 2014 as her four-year-old daughter … Continue reading

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Regional EPA leaders visit West Lake Landfill Superfund site, release map of radioactive contamination via St. Louis Post Dispatch

BRIDGETON — The Environmental Protection Agency released new maps Friday of radioactivity at West Lake Landfill, showing contamination extending up to and, in at least a few places, slightly beyond the fence line of the Superfund site. Planning the long-awaited … Continue reading

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100 people with rare cancers who attended same NJ high school demand answers via Fox News

By April 11, Al Lupiano had heard from more than 100 former Colonia High School attendees who had been diagnosed with rare cancers By Audrey Conklin A single New Jersey man has uncovered a medical mystery apparently linking 100 people diagnosed with rare cancers to … Continue reading

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