Title: Why Billionaire Paul Allen Backed Pro-Nuclear Power Film Pandora’s Promise
Author: Kerry A. Dolan
Date: June 14, 2013
[...] no one died at Three Mile Island. Claims that 1 million people were killed at Chernobyl –- propagated by anti-nuclear activists like Helen Caldecott — turn out, upon close examination of official documents, to be just plain wrong: only 50 people were killed. It also comes to light that the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl did not have a containment chamber and the plant was built to produce plutonium, not nuclear power.
The nuclear meltdown at Fukushima is of course the most recent accident, and [Pandora’s Promise director Robert Stone] visits the plant there as well. “It was a deeply emotional experience… to go there,” he said. “Well, nobody has died and no one has gotten sick from radiation, and no one ever will. Your rational mind kicks off and your emotional mind kicks in” when faced with a disaster like Fukushima. [...]
See also: Japan Times: "Alarming estimate of cancer fatalities... 1 million extra deaths" -- Nobody mentions krypton and xenon that poured from Fukushima plant, says Gundersen -- 2-3 times greater than Chernobyl
Published: June 15th, 2013 at 2:26 pm ET