Cancer around nuclear power plants !
Everywhere the Industry tries to debunk the results
…….However, negative results from the childhood cancer study could have a
devastating impact on their nuclear ambitions.
results of a study by the government in Germany published one year ago found a
much higher rate of cancer, such as leukaemia, among children living within five
kilometres of nuclear power stations………
Here, the nuclear
Industry calls it “Junk Science” the Swiss fare no better. Read on
Image caption: Do the power companies really want
to know if living close to a nuclear plant can cause cancer? (Keystone)
In other News :
On December 10,2008
President-elect Barack Obama announced that he will nominate Steven Chu as
Secretary of Energy. The Post will require confirmation by the
He won the Nobel
Price in Physics in 1997 and is currently doing research at
While Dr. Chu would
not have been the first choice by many of us concerned with the proliferation of
nuclear power (weapons and Plants) I personally feel relieved to finally have a
scientist at the head of this Department . There is no doubt that Dr,
how much he knows about the “ practicality” of building new nuclear power plants we do not know. The confirmation hearings should prove very interesting.