Nuclear Power: Unsafe in any dose

by JohnPeebles

Nuclear power has come into the news, proposed by Republican candidate John McCain as an alternative to the importation of oil.

The industry has suffered from a poor public image. There was of course the movie China Syndrome, which starred Jane Fonda and Jack Lemmon in a tale of an escalating drama unfolding as the reactor core of a nuclear power plant overheats.

Then there was the Karen Silkwood story. Silkwood died in a one-car accident after suffering plutonium contamination. See a Los Alamos National Lab (government-sponsored) report posted at PBS’ “Nuclear Reaction; Why Do Americans Fear Nuclear Power,” available here.

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