Koch Brothers’ “Experts” Pressure EPA to Increase “Safe” Radiation Dose

Koch brothers’ scientific experts pressure EPA to increase guidelines for “safe” radiation exposure.

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Comment to EPA here: https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=EPA-HQ-OA-2018-0259

Robert Applebaum is a Certified Health Physicist, CHP, Emeritus. Below is Applebaum’s response to an attempt to increase radiation exposure limits, through the US NRC. Currently, the same players, Calabrese et al., appear to be trying to get the US EPA to increase radiation exposure limits. These limits are for the general population, through legal discharges into the environment. They are not for nuclear workers. Calabrese’s group (SARI) delivered a “special pleading” letter to Pruitt in March of 2017 and, in the interim, it was apparently spun and repackaged. In March 2017, Mark Miller, who retired from Sandia National Nuclear Lab, and who has solar panels on his own house, signed the SARI letter-petition to Pruitt. Carol Marcus and Mohan Doss also signed onto the March petition and have commented on the current EPA proposal. All three are mentioned below, along with Calabrese.

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6 thoughts on “Koch Brothers’ “Experts” Pressure EPA to Increase “Safe” Radiation Dose

  1. Since there was an extension, there is still time to comment by Thursday night, 1159 US Eastern Time (NY-DC time zone). It becomes public record so that any surviving future generations know we tried to stop them. Comment here: https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=EPA-HQ-OA-2018-0259 Docket ID: EPA-HQ-OA-2018-0259 I was inspired by reading people who warned in public comments of the 1970s, found online, about the dangers of nuclear power stations. People knew and tried to stop it. They cared. Future generations dying of cancer by age 20, as life expectancy continues to drop, need to know we cared and tried to stop it. Many thanks for the reblog.

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