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  • plume
  • Dr. Vassily Nesterenko, head of the Ukrainian Nuclear establishment at the time of the accident, flew over the burning reactor and took the only measurements of the radioactive plume. (ratical.org)
  • The "miniscule quantities" of radiation in the radioactive plume spreading across the U.S. pose "no health hazard," assures the Department of Energy (William Broad, "Radiation over U.S. is Harmless, Officials Say," NYT, March 22, 2011). (globalresearch.ca)
  • substances
  • The legislation could adversely affect our relations with our European allies, impact upon the civilian nuclear power industry, and raise questions regarding the use of radioactive substances in medical diagnosis and treatment. (ratical.org)
  • levels
  • Ken Buesseler , a senior scientist with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution who has analyzed thousands of samples of fish from the area, said he's continued to find the high levels of cesium-134, a radioactive isotope that decays rapidly. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Using data from AWE and the Ministry of Defence which has never before been presented in public, David gave a fascinating presentation about efforts to drive down the levels of radioactive material released from AWE sites. (nuclearawarenessgroup.org.uk)
  • water
  • After drilling a well, fracking operators forcefully flush a cocktail of water, sand, and chemicals into it in order to crack open the rock and release oil and gas. (nrdc.org)
  • Their discharge into the Gulf of Mexico has been a daily reality since the 1950s - but the amount that was released into the water from the runaway Macondo Well is unprecedented. (stuarthsmith.com)
  • A geyser of radioactive water fell back into the lagoon, contaminating many nearby target ships. (whoi.edu)
  • As an oceanographer who studies groundwater," Charette said, "when I first saw the dome, I could immediately picture that it was filled with water beneath us, and with the rising and falling of each tide, the water was moving through that radioactive material. (whoi.edu)
  • near
  • The spikes may explain infant leukemia increases near nuclear plants − but operators provide no warnings and take no measures to reduce exposures. (antinuclear.net)
  • But now the country is starting to buzz with the word of radioactive open air "testing" near San Francisco. (opednews.com)
  • given
  • Some standardization of basic instructions and documentation given to released patients would also be helpful,' said Ansari. (medindia.net)
  • article
  • This is something that we can and should stop, and I will finish this article by explaining how. (theecologist.org)
  • As if NORM exposure from offshore drilling processes wasn't enough to worry about, the New York Times published a high-profile article in late February (see link below) on the dangers of radioactive exposure onshore from the drilling process known as hydrofracking. (stuarthsmith.com)
  • This article will outline various reasons why and how radioactive explosive "tests" are harming America - and describe the efforts of citizens in one area of the country who are now working to try to put a stop to them. (opednews.com)
  • accident
  • Another consideration - which the authors do not enter into - is the effect of the other radioactive species emitted in the accident including 17.5% Caesium-137 and 38.5% Caesium 134. (counterpunch.org)
  • public
  • In books, interviews and press conferences, he educated the public about the hazards of radiation and campaigned for peace, disarmament and the end of nuclear testing. (treehugger.com)
  • The risk of cancer is quite low, lower than what the public might expect," explains Evan Douple, head of the Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF), which has studied the A-bomb survivors and found that "at very low doses, the risk was also very low" (Denise Grady, "Radiation is everywhere, but how to rate harm? (globalresearch.ca)
  • local
  • Wildland Fire Hazard The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection provides a variety of fire protection-related services for locations within State Responsibility Areas and through mutual aid agreements with local emergency response providers. (docplayer.net)
  • plants
  • Building more nuclear power plants is a hazard-filled strategy for reducing global warming, according to a book released today. (ieer.org)
  • As coal, oil, and natural gas are burned worldwide, smokestacks of electricity-generating plants, industrial boilers and smelters release sulfur dioxide (SO2) arid nitrogen oxides. (rawfoodexplained.com)