Capital Times: Nuclear Power too dangerous and costly


Drs. Monica Vohmann and Bruce Barrett, members of WNPJ member group Wisconsin Physicians for Social Responsibility, write in the Capital Times about the health effects of radiation and the dangers of nuclear power: "There is no doubt that the use of nuclear power increases people’s exposure to radiation, and not just locally. Radioactive isotopes traceable to the Three Mile Island accident of 1979, Chernobyl and now Fukushima can be found in human tissue throughout the world. There is also no question as to whether sickness and death result from these sorts of accidents. They do, and in large numbers." Read more... (Photo: Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant)