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Recycled Wastewater: Will People Accept It as Drinking Water?

I read an interesting article in the National Geographic Daily News about a push to make recycled wastewater, or reclaimed water, more appealing to people on municipal water systems. This could partially help to meet some of our current and … Continue reading

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Is Your Well Water Making You Sick? New USGS Study is Alarming.

A recent study released by the USGS shows 13% of private wells in the U.S.  are contaminated with levels of metals and other elements above the set safety standards for health. Contaminants of particular concern include arsenic, uranium, manganese, radon, … Continue reading

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Tensions rise at Fukushima; Nebraska braces for possible nuclear accident.

Events at Fukushima continue to be tenuous. Workers are desperately trying to inject decontaminated water into the reactors in an attempt to cool the reactor cores. But the process was suspended today after only 90 minutes, due to pipe leakage. … Continue reading

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Highest radiation levels to date at Fukushima

In a devastating blow to the people of Japan, Tepco announced today that the highest readings yet (up to 4,000 millisieverts per hour at reactor No. 1) were recorded inside the Fukushima reactor. This announcement comes on the heals of … Continue reading

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Dr. Helen Caldicott on Nuclear Fallout in Japan: “Unsafe at Any Dose.”

Dr. Helen Caldicott is arguably the world’s leading expert on the effects of radioactivity on the human body. She is the founder of  Physicians for Social Responsibility and she has been a relentless voice of reason for decades. Her dire … Continue reading

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