Nuclear Hotseat #230: St. Louis Nuclear Nightmare – Coldwater Creek, Cancer Clusters w/Karen Nickle

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THIS WEEK’S FEATURE INTERVIEW:

  • Karen Nickle is a long time resident of the North St. Louis area who grew up close to Coldwater Creek, where a social media survey revealed a cancer cluster caused by  Manhattan Project-era radioactive nuclear waste in the water. Since 2012, she has been involved in fighting for appropriate action to be taken to clean up the area and secure some kind of justice for local citizens.  Along with Dawn Chapman, who was interviewed on Nuclear Hotseat #227, she is the Admin of the West Lake Landfill Facebook page.

LISTEN HERE

NUMNUTZ OF THE WEEK:angry_smokey_by_xtermination-d2z2qh3

National Parks are supposed to be places to commemorate and rejoyce with thick forests, beautiful vistas, roaring waterfalls… and WWII Manhattan Project sites?  I don’t think Smokey would like this at all…

 

LINK TO NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION PETITION FOR COMMENTS BY NOVEMBER 18:  CLICK HERE

 

THIS WEEK’S NEWS:

  • NY’s Governor Andrew Cuomo comes out swinging against Indian Point, denies vital certification.
  • COVER-UP – LA kid’s camp found to be contaminated w/strontium 90, tritium… and 1997 report buried, covered-up, denied.
  • DUCK!… and Cover Report:
    • Pilgrim, Sequoyah, Palisades all in trouble
  • …and more!
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