Fairewinds Comments on the EPA’s Proposed Changes to the Protective Action Guidelines (PAG)

Fairewinds Comments on the EPA’s Proposed Changes to the Protective Action Guidelines (PAG)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new radiation limits for the public that are at least twenty-five times higher than current exposure limits. These new guidelines would substantially increase the amount of radiation people can ingest the days and years following an atomic disaster. The EPA’s announcement was open for public comment until July 25. This is Fairewinds' brief report on the issue submitted to the EPA.

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West Coast Radiation Exposure: What are the risks?

West Coast Radiation Exposure:  What are the risks?

Fairewinds Energy Education's Arnie Gundersen discusses the risk to the US West Coast population from the ongoing releases from Fukushima Daiichi. Should we be worried about walking by or swimming in the Pacific? How safe are California’s beaches? What about eating Pacific seafood? These are the links mentioned in the film:

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What the Japanese Government Isn't Saying About Fukushima

What the Japanese Government Isn't Saying About Fukushima

In this, the third installment in our short film series, Fairewinds Energy Education's Arnie Gundersen discusses sources of radiation the Japanese government is not taking into consideration when assessing the risk to it's people and the rest of the world.

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Is the United States remaining vigilant to Fukushima risks?

Is the United States remaining vigilant to Fukushima risks?

By Lucas W. Hixson, Enformable.com As our readers may be aware, on multiple occasions over the last two years Russia has made data public on contaminated imports from Japan which have been sent back due to radiation concerns.  In early August, Rospotrebnadzor, Russia’s federal customer rights protection agency told Russian media outlets that some 112 contaminated batch lots of goods from Japan had been barred from entering the country after failing radiation tests.

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