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2014 - 05 - 04 Suggested Sources in Support of SLOMFP Positions

• Nuclear is not an answer to climate change • The effects of Diablo on human health is a topic long overdue for serious study • Sustainable sources of energy are available now
  1. BOOK

Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster, by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, and Susan Q. Stranahan. The New Press, New York, 2014

B. WEBLINKS ABOUT THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY:

1. From Union of Concerned Scientists, an article about subsidies needed to make nuclear industry economically viable

http://www.ucsusa.org/assets/documents/nuclear_power/nuclear_subsidies_report.pdf

2. From Nuclear Information Resource Service, an article on why nuclear is no solution to climate change

http://www.nirs.org/mononline/nukesclimatechangereport.pdf

3. From Beyond Nuclear, “Pandora’s False Promises”

http://www.beyondnuclear.org/storage/documents/BN_FactSheetOnly_PP_IFR_Jan2013.pdf

4. From Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Executive Summary of The Future of Nuclear Power

http://web.mit.edu/nuclearpower/pdf/nuclearpower-summary.pdf

5. High Burn Up Fuel Pushing the Safety Envelope

http://sanonofresafety.org/2014/01/08/high-burnup-fuel-fact-sheet-2/

6. High Level Radioactive Wastes at Diablo Canyon

http://mothersforpeace.org/data/archive/2014-05-01-high-level-radioactive-waste-at-diablo-canyon

7. Institute for Resource and Security Studies. Note the work of Gordon Thompson, consultant and sometimes expert witness for SLOMFP

http://www.irss-usa.org/programs.html

C. WEBLINKS ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF NUCLEAR FISSION ON HUMAN HEALTH:

1. Joseph Mangano Report on Health Status of Residents in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties Living Near the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Reactors

a. Executive Summary:

http://worldbusiness.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Executive-Summary-Report-on-Health-Status-of-Residents-Near-Diablo-Canyon-Nuclear-Power-Plant.pdf

b. Full report:

http://worldbusiness.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Report-on-Health-Status-of-Residents-Near-Diablo-Canyon-Nuclear-Power-Plant.pdf

c. Joseph Mangano’s Reply to criticisms from the SLO County Health Department:

http://worldbusiness.org/reply-to-san-luis-obispo-county-heath-department/

2. From the National Academies of Science on the Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation (BEIR):

http://dels.nas.edu/resources/static-assets/materials-based-on-reports/reports-in-brief/beir_vii_final.pdf

3. From Stanford University, “Worldwide health effects of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident”

http://www.stanford.edu/group/efmh/jacobson/TenHoeveEES12.pdf

4. From Beyond Nuclear, Nuclear Power and Children

http://www.beyondnuclear.org/storage/radiation-and-health/radchild.pdf

D. SUSTAINABLE SOURCES OF ENERGY THAT ARE ECONOMICALLY VIABLE NOW

1. From Union of Concerned Scientists, How Climate Change Puts our Electricity at Risk

http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/science_and_impacts/impacts/effects-of-climate-change-risks-on-our-electricity-system.html

2. From Nuclear Information Resource, Sustainable Energy Blueprint

http://www.nirs.org/alternatives/sustainableenergyblueprint.pdf

3. From Rocky Mountain Institute, Opportunities and Challenges for a Sustainable Energy Future

http://blog.rmi.org/blog_Opportunities_Challenges_Sustainable_Energy_Future

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