NH #80: Dear Santa – NO NUKES!


  • Activists send in their requests to Santa for a nuclear-free 2013;
  • US 2012 nuclear scorecard show nukes a losing proposition everywhere;
  • NRC denies San Onofre hearing;
  • Russia gives us a clue what could be happening with Fukushima produce;
  • Construction cost overruns and construction delays at Vogtle;
  • French electricity giant EDF‘s Flamanville reactor’s construction delays and cost overruns loses Italy as their partner;
  • death toll from Chernobyl now believed to be 1.5 million;
  • Fukushima kids are getting fatter because they can’t exercise outside any more.


  • “Did the Atom Bomb Test Fallout Cause Cancer?” – Great Huffington Post article on the updated study of Strontium 90 in baby teeth and the health risks posed by both weapons and reactors.  http://huff.to/h0MCI7
  •   Truth-Out is offering a free bonus copy of Gar Smith’s Nuclear Roulette: The Truth about the Most Dangerous Energy Source on Earth as a bonus when you donate to them.  http://bit.ly/WxjQ2J


Just a reminder of what we’re fighting for…

THIS IS WHAT WE’RE FIGHTING AGAINST:  The flooded Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant in June, 2011:

The only thing keeping us from disaster was an 8' inflatable berm, which at one point was damaged and deflated, causing flooding.
Just a reminder of the nuclear dangers we face: Flooding of the Ft. Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant, 18 miles north of Omaha, Nebraska in June, 2011. The only thing keeping us from disaster was the 8′ inflatable berm that surrounded the facility that, at one point, was damaged and deflated, causing flooding.