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Medical & Ecological Conquences - Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown
Action/Event
Alexey Yablokov,Wladimir Wertelecki,Ian Fairlie,Steve Wing,Joe Mangano,Robert Alvarez
 Dale Lehman/WZRD  Contact Contributor
Day 2 - Morning session on comprehensive research regarding effects and the levels of radiation exposure that protect industry but not the public and especially the fetus. Research on mutations and fetal death from contaminated food and cultural practice. Explanation of the assumptions built into the Hiroshima Long Term Survivors Study and the resultant underestimation of harm to humans. Analysis of the existential threat to the United States from the highly radioactive waste fuel stored in lightly constructed sheds at all reactor sites in the U.S. The potential for runaway fire due to coolant loss or an explosion event due to storage density is proportional to the extent that safety measures are suppressed for to increase corporate profits.

See speaker topics in program notes.
Video archive of presentations available at:
http://www.totalwebcasting.com/view/?id=hcf#
Helen Caldicott Foundation
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Union of Concerned Scientist
The New York Academy of Medicine

Session Chair: Andrew Kanter, Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Alexey Yablokov, Russian Academy of Sciences,
Lessons from Chernobyl
A free PDF of Chernobyl : Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment available at:
http://nuclearfreeplanet.org/articles/read-or-download--chernobyl--consequences-of-the-catastrophe-for-people-and-the-environment-for-free.html

Wladimir Wertelecki, Former Chair, Department of Medical Genetics University South Alabama
Congenital Malformations in Rivne, Polossia Associated with the Chernobyl Accident

Ian Fairlie, Radiation Biologist and Independent Consultant
The Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima: Nuclear Source Terms, Initial Health Effects

Steve Wing, Gillings School of Public Health, University North Carolina
Epidemiological Studies of Radiation Releases from Nuclear Facilities: Lessons Past and Present

Joe Mangano, Radiation and Public Health Project,
Post Fukushima Increases in Newborn Hypothyroidism on the West Coast of USA

Robert Alvarez, Institute for Policy Studies,
Management of Spent Fuel Pools and Radioactive Waste

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The New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, NY
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