#106: Keegan: Ohio’s Davis-Besse follows SanO Lead; MamaBears, Native Elders Protest Grand Canyon Uranium Mining

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Davis (R) and Besse (L) at home downwind of the nuclear disaster-in-the-making that bears their names.

Davis (R) and Besse (L) at home downwind of the nuclear disaster-in-the-making that bears their names.

 

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INTERVIEWS:

Michael Keegan, Chair of the Coalition for a Nuclear-Free Great Lakes, fills us in on how San Onofre strategy will impact the campaign to shut down Davis-Besse in Ohio.

     Links:

  • Beyond Nuclear – http://www.beyondnuclear.org/
  • Citizens Environment Alliance SW Ontario – http://www.citizensenvironmentalliance.org/
  • Don’t Waste Michigan – http://dwmi.homestead.com/
  • Sierra Club Ohio – http://ohiosierraclub.org/

MamaBears Brigade’s Dr. Catherine “Wind” Euler and native American Havasupai Waters on their continuing protest of uranium mining at the Grand Canyon, including elevated radiation readings on tourist walkways.

Links:

 

Nuclear Tightrope at Grand Canyon as Uranium Mines Create Tourist Hot Spots

Nuclear Tightrope at Grand Canyon as Uranium Mines Create Hotter Tourist Hot Spots than Nik Wallenda

 

NUMNUTZ OF THE WEEK: Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority

 

PLUS:

  • Hanford leak is “worst case scenario;”
  • MacFarlane survives Sen. Boxer’s wrath at NRC refusal to hand over San Onofre documents, gets re-nominated as NRC Chair;
  • David Lochbaum of Union of Concerned Scientists provides the NRC “DUCK!” Report on Non-Detecting Examinations;
  • Elevated levels of tritium, strontium found in harbor at Fukushima Daiichi;
  • Yablokov takes on the UNSCEAR report minimizing cancer risks from Fukushima;
  • First of the Fukushima 50 dies of lung cancer.

LINKS for the NRC “DUCK!” Report: 

 

 

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