Nuclear plant spills radioactive water into Lake Michigan (AUDIO)

Published: May 6th, 2013 at 3:22 pm ET
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WSJM: NRC: 79 Gallons Of Mildly Radioactive Water From Palisades Released [...] A leaking water tank is blamed for the latest shutdown at the Palisades nuclear power plant. Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokeswoman Viktoria Mitlyng says over the weekend, some “mildly radioactive” water got into Lake Michigan [...]

Michigan Live: Radioactive water was released into Lake Michigan before Palisades nuclear plant shutdown Sunday [...] Before Sunday’s shutdown of Palisades Nuclear Power Plant, about 79 gallons of diluted radioactive water were released into Lake Michigan, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday, May 6. [...] The nuclear power plant was offline Monday as inspectors and Palisades staff worked on finding and repairing the leak. The tank will have to be drained to determine the location of the leak. [...] Palisades has been under extra scrutiny after a series of safety issues in 2011. In September, the NRC conducted an 11-day inspection of the plant and determined that those problems had been “adequately addressed” by operators, but that additional monitoring was warranted. [...]

AP: NRC: ‘Very slightly radioactive water’ enters Lake Michigan [...] A federal safety official says that 79 gallons of “very slightly radioactive water” from a leaky tank at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant spilled into Lake Michigan. Operators of the southwestern Michigan plant shut it down Sunday after discovering a growing leak Saturday in a water storage tank. [...] The NRC is sending a metallurgy expert to locate the source of the leak.

See also: “Tritium and other contaminants are routinely released in monitored increments from nuclear plants” -NBC News

Published: May 6th, 2013 at 3:22 pm ET
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74 comments to Nuclear plant spills radioactive water into Lake Michigan (AUDIO)

  • kongrufus kongrufus

    Mildly radioactive. Aha.


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  • norbu norbu

    aah haa! It was radioactive. Mild, strong, get real, tell the truth for once. Shut them ALL down NOW!
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    • jec jec

      VERY SCIENTIFIC -MILDLY. Let see..mildly dead, mildly ill with terminal cancer, mild leukemia, you can really use this convention to provide "comfort" to the unwashed masses of humanity the power companies have to "talk down to.." Does anyone else have the same feelings on reading this garbage trying to explain away a BAD BAD accident. Mildly radioactive–so how does one figure out the dose? MILDLY EXPOSED TO RADIATION. Just go to an ER with THAT description of why you are ill….MILD..give me a break.


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  • Isn't that like being a 'little bit' pregnant?

    “mildly radioactive” – WSJM
    “diluted radioactive water” – ML
    “Very slightly radioactive water” – AP: NRC

    Where will it spread to?


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  • norbu norbu

    How can they know it is mildly radioactive if they do not have a source for the leak? How can they know it is only 79 gallons? write sure, I see you got help from tepco for this press release.
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  • lam335 lam335

    When this stuff gets dumped into the water, I bet it doesn't just stay in that body of water. On a sunny hot day lke today, surely some of it evaporates into the air where it will get breathed in by people and animals on the land.


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    • palisadesnpo

      Again, it's so low-level that 79 gallons isn't going to even be seen. Now if it was 79 million gallons, I could understand your concern. The water is heavily borated, however, and we do have discharge limits on that, but those were never in danger of being reached either.


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      • Its Curtains

        I know violence is not condoned on this site but if you were in front of me speaking what you just wrote I'd drop you like a bad habit. This planet and all life on it is dying because of all these nuclear disasters and you and your kind continue to value money over anything else. I know it's probably to late, the threshold has been passed but you and your kind need to be stopped by any means necessary!


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        • Jebus Jebus

          Naw, I say just shun em. They are living in what they caused. Their children and grandchildren are living in what they caused. Every living thing is living in what they caused.
          I would think that burden would be enough for anyone with a soul…


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          • pcjensen

            no, not even – they need to be held accountable. no free passes.


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            • DisasterInterpretationDissorder DisasterInterpretationDissorder

              Hi pcjensen Except for whistleblowers ?
              i vote yes if they help saving the public , and all what is worth saving :)


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              • DisasterInterpretationDissorder DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                But they still would have to spill their guts on the record about what they did . To come clean and for future understanding about ourself aka didactic material like the stanford experiment. The nuclear one , the banking one etc
                imho


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              • pcjensen

                not absolutely clear on what you are inferring, but – having been a whistleblower myself, in other – not dangerous industries – I understand what it takes to step up and do the right thing – if a worker comes forward with evidence, timelines, and a sense that what their company is doing is wrong and requires serious intervention, that person, or persons need to be protected and honored for their courage – if – they had previously tried to bring the issue(s) up through the normal chain of command and got nowhere. I don't see whistleblowing as a way of getting out of hot water, no…. if that were the case a corp exec could claim to be a whistleblower, but, I'd never buy their line. They would obviously just be trying to save their own arse as the Titanic sinks.

                Does that address your concern?


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                • DisasterInterpretationDissorder DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                  I understand pcjensen, proof the whistleblower is what he claims to be. Off course.. i agree.
                  Apart from that ..

                  I wanne see an army of whistleblowers coming out of the shadow of consent cowards of EVERY industry and start saving the human race darnit just by revealing what you know !

                  Find a good lawyer to advise you first and come out short enough after eachother so they have to obey their law instead of harrasing you :

                  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whistleblower_Protection_Act

                  The economy's will be done anyway's , collapsing foodchain's and all.. unless radiation and pollution and destruction is indeed healthy , and bio-accumulation is just a bonus mechanisme..
                  so screw your job consequences , make a difference !
                  You KNOW it is the Only right thing to do !


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            • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

              nice idea; the mighty Rule Of Law will save mankind from himself. Just because it hasnt worked so far in the history of man doesnt mean we shouldnt give up hope until our final radioactive breath right? Funny that peoples dogs who nothing of lawyers have a better moral compass.


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              • DisasterInterpretationDissorder DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                "Funny that peoples dogs who nothing of lawyers have a better moral compass"

                Whom are you comparing too if i may ask


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                • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                  As a society, we are habituated to the idea that LAW is a substitute for morality and ethics. This naturally breeds the idea of cheating. The truly lawless are immune from the reach of law. Its as if we are so out of control that we need ten thousand laws to keep us in line. By contrast, a dog, with a smaller brain, supposedly closer to "wild" displays a great deal of respect and "morality", without benefit of ANY lawbook, judge and executioner. If human law really worked, we wouldnt be in continuous wars, have corrupt politicians bankers and engineers….would we? I say, dont rely on law but cultivate natural ethics. Natural ethics would not support and enable the insanity, as we do now


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                  • DisasterInterpretationDissorder DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                    Thank you CodeShutdown for answering, i agree ,
                    The dog as an example is a bit uncertain , because it is genetically altered by human selection to shape a pleasant pet.
                    But when we look at nature…
                    i bet my life that truout history ,
                    more people have been saved by dolphin's then the other way around for example.
                    Human children adopted/raised by animals in the wild etc

                    Regarding laws aka agreements how to live togheter, there is a problem ,
                    the more people , the more laws you need , and the less they are efficient..
                    The more human finetuned a law becomes , the more artificial , the more likely it
                    give's friction within those to obey..by force..
                    GOOD laws , like the 10 commandment's for example , are still like "Harmonics" compared to
                    Nature's original laws , and therefore most people can sense they are a good thing and follow..
                    And also easy to remember , because they where already written by Nature/Evolution in our gene's.
                    There is a ying/yang side to that too , namely for example capitalisme , its the natural "survival of the strongest" law. Wich is togheter with mating the oldest.
                    The more advanced an animal/species becomes , the more relative that law becomes and other have a say too , social complexity .
                    But , it is still in our genes , therefore , with the right algoritme and a few bonusses, you can have a large part of humankind behave like bacteria in a petridisch.
                    Or fruitflies in a bottle ..and they can no longer take distance from…


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                    • DisasterInterpretationDissorder DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                      ..greed..

                      Peace !


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                    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                      disasterinterpretationdissorder
                      I read, and follow your points. Mine was a little simpler; Ethical Humans without laws works out, but unethical humans with laws doesnt work.

                      For sure nature is full of unpleasant contact between animals; not inherently ethical by human standard. But it was working out in nature, in spite of no invented law with judge jury and executioner. Forget intricacy of "natural laws" for a moment, which is too vast a subject. The problem with man is he is relying on laws, and this makes him more prone to cheating. Plus, the big criminals usually are beyond the reach of law.

                      its a salient point, because we would like to rely on law to solve these nuclear and oil insanities and criminal behavior. History proves that thinking does not work. Law didnt solve fascism, didnt avert war and nuclear disaster.

                      I dont say we should be lawless. The opposite; we should be ethical and intelligent. Then even breaking laws is OK, because there are always extenuating circumstances. Following too closely the "rule of law" was not good historically because the ruling corrupt make laws


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                    • DisasterInterpretationDissorder DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                      So we covered a big chunk of the spectrum then.. ; )
                      I agree , in principle , with what you are saying . But have also a warning sense about better not talk to much about it that way … yet ! I keep focussed on the critical mass demanding the law to work for them , after that fails we can talk about what we know..


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        • robu

          I disagree with you. This planet is not dying because of nuclear disasters. It is dying because there are too many people using a limited number of resources.


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          • -1

            IMO – Wrong on both counts.

            1. Planet Dying: Examples: Chernobyl (red forest), Fukushima (everything), Hanford, WA (who knows how bad?), all 'life' anywhere near the Pacific coastal waters of Fukushima, etc…

            If that's not dying then what is?

            2. "there are too many people…" – robu
            The planet could sustain much more 'life' if we just treated Her right and shared the resources wisely.

            This planet, our planet, the one we live on, IS a LIVING thing. If it is not treated with love and respect, it can die prematurely.


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      • Trawling4Trolls

        If the water is borated it is circulating thru the core? And you would have us believe 'humans' working in the control room are fine with borated core water dripping into the Control Room.

        What is this horsespittle, Navy humor?

        Then again, these 'humans' in that Control Room might prefer the higher energies of cobalt mentioned by RememberThis,
        http://enenews.com/just-in-nuclear-plant-spills-radioactive-water-into-lake-michigan/comment-page-1#comment-351010


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  • wideawake wideawake

    This plant sounds like a disaster, as they all do…Shut them ALL Down before they meltdown.!.. "Palisades came precariously close to a serious waste pool accident in October 2005, when a stuck crane resulted in a fully loaded, 107 ton irradiated nuclear fuel cask dangling over the pool for 43 hours. Palisades workers inappropriately attempted to override the crane’s emergency brake, risking a heavy load drop that could have breached the pool and drained the cooling water. In 2001, NRC reported that a drained pool’s waste could catch fire within hours, leading to a catastrophic radioactive inferno causing 25,000 cancer deaths downwind out to distances as far away as 500 miles.

    “Not only is the pool a clear and present danger, but the dozens of outdoor silos of concrete and steel holding overflow high-level radioactive waste present their own dire risks,” said Michael Keegan of Don’t Waste Michigan. “A cask with defective welds has sat, fully loaded, just 100 yards or so from the waters of Lake Michigan since 1994,” he added." .. cont.@: http://palisades.homestead.com/INDEX.html#anchor_15


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  • wetpwcas1 wetpwcas1

    The stories keep getting deeper where your boots are now under water! How much more will it take until the MSM gets its thumb out of their butts & do some real reporting? When the 1st nuke plant is totally another Fukushima taking out the north eastern states or southern CA? These nuke plants are past all safety life spans, yet congress & the NRC gives them a pass while the public pays with their health, taxes & lives!
    Just 1/4 of the money being spent on DHS, Wars,wall St Bankers & the huge military complex could go along way on ending the collasp in the safety the nuke plants like to shut down or upgrade safety, but that's is not important to the DC 2 steppers!


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  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    Nuclear plants (near water) contaminate the water.

    Chernobyl contaminated the air and soil in Russia and Europe.

    Fukushima contaminated Japan and the U.S, and oceans. And still is.

    And all for nothing. What a waste.


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  • enoughalready45 enoughalready45

    “Nuclear Facility leaks radioactive water into Lake Michigan.” I have been working with others to shut down the Palisades Nuclear Facility in Michigan right next to City of South Haven for over a year now. This facility is one of the oldest reactors in the country. It is an accident waiting to happen. This leak has been going on for some time and we have been shocked that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) would let it go on until it reached a rate of per day leakage that would force it to be shut down rather than fix it sooner. The tank sits above the control room for the facility and was leaking into the control room. They had buckets in the control room collecting dripping water! Our group met with the Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission when he toured Palisades about a year or so ago. Then just about 2 months ago we met with NRC Commissioner Magwood when he toured Palisades. I certainly never thought they would let the leak get to the point that it would leak radioactive water into Lake Michigan.
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    …continued

    Entergy, the slumlord of the nuclear industry in my opinion, that owns and runs Palisades is not telling us how much radiation was in the contaminated water before or after they diluted it and dumped it into Lake Michigan, I hope nobody was on the beautiful South Haven beach when they dumped it. There is so much to say about this I don’t have enough space here but I just had to “vent” my radioactive outrage over this. Two weeks ago in Illinois the LaSalle reactor vented radioactive steam into the atmosphere after an emergency and of course they cannot tell us how radioactive it was. The former Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said recently that all nuclear plants in the USA should be shut down because the NRC Commissioners are just “rolling the dice” with safety. This incident at Palisades is a classic example. When the Chairman toured the plant just before meeting with us Entergy staff did not tell him about the leak. He was leaving his position but one of the last things he did was launch and investigation into the leak. I hope enough people figure out what a risk nuclear energy is before we have a meltdown.


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  • Jebus Jebus

    Good job ENENews! Good job Enenewsers!

    To have what looks to be a primary actor from Palisades, jump on here within 1 hour, to "mitigate" the PR damage, from "just another leak", at another one of these old and decrepid nuclear radiation plants, is proof that you are making a difference.

    Good job, The Truth is right in front of Everyone. Show it…


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  • enoughalready45 enoughalready45

    One more thing…

    We formed a group a few months ago in Michigan called "Michigan Safe Energy Future" there are two chapters. One along the Michigan the other in Kalamazoo. We are having a fundraiser…

    May 19th Benefit for "Shutdown Palisades Campaign"

    When: Sunday, May 19, 5-9 p.m.

    Where: Old Dog Tavern, 403 Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo, MI; 269-381-5677, plenty of parking available

    Who: This Benefit is sponsored by the Michigan Safe Energy Future-Kalamazoo Chapter with support from the Shoreline Chapter and others

    Donation: $5-$20+

    What: Great local musicians are donating their talents in support of this Campaign to Shutdown the Palisades nuclear reactor plant near South Haven on our Lake Michigan. Palisades is a major threat to the Kalamazoo area which is within the 50-mile radius radioactivity fallout and ingestion zone.
    Performers for the Benefit are: Dunuya Drum and Dance; Duffield & Co.- Piano Blues-Boogie; Gypsy Sojourner- Folk and Blues (Catherine and Allen); Unusual Suspects-Blues; Wayfarers (Lynette & Tom). There will also be an Open Mike —"Your 1 Best Tune or Spoken Word."

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      …continued

      Why:
      -Provide an opportunity for the public to learn more about this dangerous nuclear plant which could melt down and cause catastrophic damage to everything in its way.
      -To continue to build the support for this Campaign
      Background: Topping the public's concerns is Palisades’ reactor pressure vessel Embrittlement. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) conceded in February 2012 that Palisades has the worst embrittled reactor pressure vessel in the U.S. Media has reported that Palisades will violate the NRC’s embrittlement safety regulations yet again by 2017. It first did so in 1981, 10 short years into operations.
      There is major public concern, as well as from the Union of Concerned Scientists, that an activation of the Emergency Core Cooling System – the last line of defense against a reactor core meltdown at Palisades – could, ironically, invite catastrophe. As it happens, suddenly-injected cold water could cause “pressurized thermal shock” in the aging pressure vessel – high pressure magnified by the sudden temperature decrease which would cause the pressure vessel, bombarded by neutrons for years, to fracture. This could lead to a Loss of Coolant Accident, core meltdown, and catastrophic radioactivity release to the environment.
      Kalamazoo is within the 50-mile radiation ingestion zone.

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      • enoughalready45 enoughalready45

        …continued

        A second major concern is the radioactive waste currently stored on site in older casks and on the shores of Lake Michigan. To add to the threat, Palisades continues to generate high level radioactive waste without a repository for it.
        Palisades is owned by Entergy Corporation based in New Orleans. Recent media reports have discussed Entergy's financial troubles as it operates several nuclear plants across the Country, including the controversial Vermont Yankee plant. Entergy has not completed all the safety repairs necessary, and required, by the NRC for Palisades. Entergy has been under intense scrutiny from the NRC, with additional inspectors placed at the plant and increased monitoring. We are also concerned that Entergy could simply walk away from its responsibility to the people of the Lake Michigan region and leave a radioactive legacy behind for us.

        Michigan Safe Energy Future calls for Shutdown Before Meltdown-2013 to avoid further risks.


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  • Cisco Cisco

    There was a significant reason why nuclear power generating stations were originally licensed for 30 years. The reason for 30 years was established based on metal fatigue and corrosion constraints.

    There are some parts like valves, joints, etc. that carry highly radioactive water, that become so highly radioactive and worn; that over time, these deteriorated parts cannot be handled safely by humans. Robot technology has not advanced enough to do this work either.

    This was never a concern to the revolving door of CEO's who figured they could pass the problem and costs on to the next CEO. Their job was to cut costs to maximize earnings, to advance the stock price, to cash in on their exit.

    It's all about the money. It always was, and it will always be.

    Their view of public safety was for their public relations folks to misinform, stonewall and mollify the citizens with their best shills…the MSM and the politicians they owned. Fukushima, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, et al. are what you get when unfettered capitalism is worshiped and socialism is a dirty word.


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    • Trawling4Trolls

      "Their view of public safety was for their public relations folks to misinform, stonewall and mollify .., what you get when unfettered capitalism is worshiped and socialism is a dirty word."

      .. and the professionally disgruntled, the CEOs and their lackey engineers, can't seem to quite get that Last Vote required to enshrine their self-appointment.

      There. Finished it for you.

      lol


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  • enoughalready45 enoughalready45

    My Statement on Palisades to Commissioner Magwood, March 25, 2013

    Thank you Commissioner Magwood, fellow NRC officials and staff for meeting with us today. I live in Illinois but own a vacation property in this region of Michigan and spend a lot of time in here during the summer at the vacation homes of friends and family. This region along the shoreline of Michigan is a vacation destination for many people from Illinois and Indiana.

    The environmental risks from nuclear facilies are unique in the level of damage they can do to people, animals, agriculture, water the general environment, economies and in the length of time those risks can last. As you are well aware nuclear accidents at Chernobyl and Fukushima have left permanent evacuation zones and caused levels of damage to everything I have just mentioned. While I can appreciate the nuclear industry’s and the NRC’s constant reassurances that Palisades will not have a meltdown I would just reply that Fukushima was not supposed to happen and neither was the incident at Ft. Calhoun in Nebraska. Many of us here today and others who could not be here today believe the risks taken to operate nuclear power facilities are too great and we do not wish to be put at any continued risk so that they may continue to operate.

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      …continued

      The southwest corner of the State of Michigan consists of six counties with a total population of 707,000 people, I am rounding the numbers off. An average of 354,000 people lives within the three counties that make up the shoreline region and another 354,000 people on average live in the three counties in the more inland region. These totals do not include any vacationers or people who have second homes in the region. No one that I have spoken with so far can provide me with any data that shows how many people are in this region during the summer vacation and festival season. I spoke with the Michigan State Demographer, various staff in each of the 6 counties, the company that handles tourism for the State of Michigan; The Pure Michigan Development Corporation, various Chambers of Commerce and the South West Michigan Tourist Council and Emergency Management staff in the six counties and the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division who are in charge of coordinating county emergency staff in the event of an emergency.

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        continued…

        Berrien County Sheriff staff told me that they get the information on vacation population through the Census and the South West Michigan Tourist Council. When I told him that the Census does not have that data and that the South West Michigan Tourist Council told me they “do not deal with numbers at all” he said the nuclear facility does an estimate of the people in campgrounds and other such facilities. I asked him where I could get that estimated number from and he was going to get back to me but has not yet provided me with that information. In our list of compiled questions that we will be giving you today I ask for you to provide us with that number.

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    …continued…
    When I asked an emergency staff person from one of the more inland counties how they determine the number of vacationers in their area he said they use swag “SWAG” Scientific Wild Ass Guess. When I asked, “Do you talk to owners of campground facilities etc…”, he said no then he elaborated that they really just take a guess because they were not a big vacation area, but how would they know how many vacation properties exist when haven’t done the work? When asking questions about what would happen in the event of a nuclear emergency one emergency staff person in an adjacent county told me that if people were to evacuate from the shoreline counties into their county they would be overwhelmed and that they do not have sufficient resources to handle such an incident and that the counties with nuclear facilities plan for taking care of their own people. He added that currently the counties were working on more coordinated emergency planning and communication. One would think after 30+ years with two nuclear facilities in the region such plans would already be in place and adjacent counties would feel like they were ready.

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      …continued

      In Japan the Fukushima nuclear disaster on the shoreline had winds that blew a lot of airborne and waterborne radiation away from the mainland of Japan while people could evacuate in the opposite direction moving inland. Here in Michigan the opposite situation would occur because winds blow inland most of the time. Winds would tend to blow radiation form a nuclear incident along Lake Michigan inland and over those that would be evacuating to the east. As we all now know the concentric ringed emergency planning zones around a nuclear facility do not reflect the real world situation during a nuclear accident and it is the wind that determines what areas will be most at risk.

      Chairman Magwood you have been to Fukushima since the nuclear disaster and you have seen the vast area that was impacted by the radiation. The City of South Haven would very likely be a permanent evacuation zone if Palisades were to have a meltdown and we do not want to see that happen. This region is not prepared, the residents are not prepared and certainly the vacationing population is not prepared. How many people is it acceptable to expose to dangerous levels of radiation that will harm them either immediately or in the longer term? My answer is zero.

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        …continued

        Governments and Nuclear Regulators have a bad track record of notifying people when they are in harm’s way due to a nuclear disaster. As a result any informed member of the public lacks confidence that government agencies have their back so to speak. In a recent speech you gave you pointed out how Russia and Japan failed their people on this point. You held our country up as the gold standard when in fact our government agencies have done no better.

        Recently Arnie Gundersen, relayed a story told to him about the workers at the Three Mile Island nuclear facility pulling their children out of school because they were privy to what was really going on as the facility was having a partial meltdown. Nuclear workers and their families understood the risk while other families relied on the government to warn them. Government warnings were delayed as the government and the nuclear facility tried to downplay the problem and prevent panic and bad press. This left children exposed to radiation that their teacher measured at alarming levels during a classroom Geiger counter experiment.

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          …continued

          After Fukushima the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found that their nationwide radiation monitoring system had significant malfunctions. The U.S. FDA failed to recall milk after higher than allowable levels were measured. Our government has done a terrible job at measuring the impact of radiation on food supplies, warning people about high radiation levels from Fukushima and even protecting the military from exposure and providing long term monitoring and care for their radiation exposures.

          Recently even you and some on the NRC commission voted against having the nuclear industry install filters to trap radiation that might be released from certain nuclear facilities. Those of us who have been learning about this issue all eventually come to realize that the best determination of a warning about a nuclear incident might be seeing if someone you know who works at the nuclear facility suddenly sends their own family to visit relatives out of the area. As people learn more about nuclear incidents and the government’s willingness to take risks with other people’s lives they too will decide that nuclear power is not worth the risk they have been unknowingly been under and this is the situation here at Palisades.
          —–end—-


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  • For our grandchildren

    Thank you, enoughalready45. I live in Kalamazoo. Will be at the Old Dog on the 19th and I will track you down!


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  • For our grandchildren

    To express my gratitude for all you are doing and to get involved with your organization.


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