Our Deadly Nuclear Legacy: A Special Screening and Discussion Panel

TITLE:  Our Deadly Nuclear Legacy DATE:  Wednesday, September 21, 2011 TIME:  7:00 pm to 10:00 pm PLACE:  New York Society for Ethical Culture ADDRESS:  2 West 64th Street at Central Park West in Manhattan   Viewing of the documentary film, Knocking on the Devil’s Door: Our Deadly Nuclear Legacy Speeches and panel discussion featuring (confirmed … Continue reading

Nagasaki Univ., IAEA to cooperate in radiation medicine research

NAGASAKI (Kyodo) — Nagasaki University and the International Atomic Energy Agency agreed Tuesday to cooperate in research and education on medicine for radiation-caused diseases. “The university has experience in education and the IAEA has a strong voice in the international society. I hope we will complement each other,” said Shigeru Katamine, president of the university … Continue reading

Nine Mile Point nuclear plant shuts down

By Dave Bullard/WRVO (2011-08-08) SCRIBA, NY (WRVO) – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is paying close attention to an incident at Nine Mile Two that forced the plant to be shut down over the weekend. Packing around a valve that is part of the nuclear reactor’s coolant pump was found to be leaking early Saturday morning, the NRC reports. The … Continue reading

Swedish man’s plans for home nuclear reactor spark alert

By Laura Smith-Spark, CNN (CNN) — A Swedish man is being investigated by police after apparently trying to put together a nuclear reactor in his apartment, Sweden’s nuclear watchdog said Thursday. The man, named in local media reports as 31-year-old Richard Handl, contacted the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority in July to ask whether he was … Continue reading

Japan’s Fukushima catastrophe brings big radiation spikes to B.C.

By Alex Roslin, August 4, 2011 Gordon Edwards, president of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility, says that while radiation coming from Fukushima will lead to higher cancer rates in Canadian, the risk posed to individuals is very small. After Japan’s Fukushima catastrophe, Canadian government officials reassured jittery Canadians that the radioactive plume billowing from … Continue reading