Added: Erstellt: 26.04.2011
On Tuesday April 26, 2011, Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) held a joint press conference with Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Massachusetts) and the Institute for Policy Studies’ Robert Alvarez on the ongoing impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster to public health 25 years after the accident, the continuing nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima, Japan, and the lessons from both for U.S. public health and safety.
The speakers are:
Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass), Ranking Member, Natural Resources Committe
PSR Immediate Past President Jeff Patterson, DO
Robert Alvarez, Senior Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies
PSR President-Elect Andrew S. Kanter, MD, MPH
PSR Member of the Board Ira Helfand, MD
There are no safe levels of radiation:
– Are There Safe Levels of Radiation? How Much Radiation Is Safe? (Must-read!!!!!)
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