TOP 10 Things To Know about the Nuclear Power Plants in your State and Upwind from You!
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TOP 10 LIST of things you should know about the nuclear power plants in your state and/or upwind from you. http://www.beyondnuclear.org/storage/documents/Routine%20Releases_Dec%202012.pdf ...

TOP 10 LIST of things you should know about the nuclear power plants in your state and/or upwind from you. http://www.beyondnuclear.org/storage/documents/Routine%20Releases_Dec%202012.pdf
Get to know which nuclear power plants could blow contamination your way with their routine regular releases or a major nuclear explosion. Click on the picture below to get to the interactive map. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=487043911414512&set=a.157069831078590.31188.150882998363940&type=1&relevant_count=1

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  • 1. 1. particles, and disperses radioactive gases as part of its routine, everyday operation. It doesn’t take an accident. 2. 16 billion two curies. 3. ; radioactivity for at least ten half-lives. 4. human error ; and Mechanical failure and 5. Liquid releases: a. PLANNED RELEASES vent from Nuclear Plants into Air, Water, and Soil from four big ejection outlets. ROUTINE RADIOACTIVE RELEASES FROM U.S. NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS IT DOES NOT TAKE AN ACCIDENT 8. do not exist for some major reactor b. 9. The discharge water is contaminated with radioactive isotopes in amounts that are not precisely tracked and are potentially biologically damaging. c. Permissible does not mean safe. , if 6. Gaseous releases: rooftop vents. it’s virtual, not real. 10. Any exposure to radiation increases the risk of damage to tissues, cells, system disorders. BEYOND NUCLEAR 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 400 Takoma Park, MD 20912 Tel: 301.270.2209 Email: info@beyondnuclear.org 7. routine operation often are not fully detected or reported. Accidental releases also cannot be completely www.BeyondNuclear.org This pamphlet is intended for reprint. You are encouraged to copy and distribute it widely. December 2012. Exposure pathways to man A DIAGRAM PUBLISHED IN 1977 BY THE U.S. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
  • 2. 1. Arkansas One 1 & 2 (AR) 19. Duane Arnold (IA) 2. Beaver Valley 1 & 2 (PA) 20. Joseph M. Farley 1 & 2 (AL) 3. Braidwood 1 & 2 (IL) 21. Fermi 2 (MI) Dardanelle Reservoir, Arkansas River Ohio River Braidwood Lake, Kankakee River 53. Sequoyah 1 & 2 (TN) Cedar River Maine 11 Chatahoochee River 5. Brunswick 1 & 2 (NC) Cape Fear River, Atlantic Ocean 6. Byron 1 & 2 (IL) 34 Lake Erie Minnesota Rock River 7. Callaway (MO) Missouri River 23 Missouri River 25. Grand Gulf (MS) Mississippi River 8. Calvert Cliffs 1 & 2 (MD) Lake Wylie, Catawba River 10. Clinton (IL) Clinton Lake, Salt Creek 11. Columbia (WA) Columbia River 29. Kewaunee (WI) Lake Michigan (closing in 2013) 12. Comanche Peak 1 & 2 (TX) 30. LaSalle 1 & 2 (IL) Squaw Creek Reservoir, Brazos River LaSalle Lake, Illinois River 51 Mississippi 12 COOLING WATER INTAKE AND WASTE WATER DISCHARGE SITES OF THE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS IN THE UNITED STATES 36. North Anna 1 & 2 (VA) Lake Anna, North Anna River, Pamunkey River, York River, Chesapeake Bay 14. Cooper (NE) 32. McGuire 1 & 2 (NC) 37. Oconee 1, 2 & 3 (SC) 15. Crystal River 3 (FL) 33. Millstone 2 & 3 (CT) 38. Oyster Creek (NJ) 16. Davis-Besse (OH) 34. Monticello (MN) 39. Palisades (MI) 17. Diablo Canyon 1 & 2 (CA) 35. Nine Mile Point 1 & 2 (NY) 40. Palo Verde 1, 2 & 3 (AZ) Missouri River Gulf of Mexico Lake Erie Pacific Ocean 18. Dresden 2 & 3 (IL) Kankakee River Louisiana Lake Norman, Catawba River Niantic Bay of Long Island Sound Mississippi River Lake Ontario Lake Keowee, Savannah River Bamegat Bay of Atlantic Ocean Lake Michigan Groundwater plus Phoenix sewage water from 35 miles away provide the cooling water. Waste water is evaporated; saturated sludges are shipped to a radioactive waste dump. 55 64 53 Alabama 25 2 63 32 9 48 56 62 SC 41. Peach Bottom 2 & 3 (PA) Conowingo Pond, Susquehanna River, Chesapeake Bay 42. Perry (OH) Lake Erie 43. Pilgrim (MA) Cape Cod Bay of Atlantic Ocean 44. Point Beach 1 & 2 (WI) Lake Michigan 45. Prairie Island 1 & 2 (MN) Mississippi River 46. Quad Cities 1 & 2 (IL) Monticello Reservoir, Broad River 57 57. Surry 1 & 2 (VA) James River, Chesapeake Bay 54 58. Susquehanna 1 & 2 (PA) 5 Susquehanna River, Chesapeake Bay 59. Three Mile Island (PA) Atlantic Ocean 26 15 56. V. C. Summer (SC) 8 Florida Gulf of Mexico Mississippi River 37 Colorado River, Gulf of Mexico DE West Georgia 20 47 31. Limerick 1 & 2 (PA) Schuylkill River 4 1 40 13. Donald C. Cook 1 & 2 (MI) Lake Michigan Tennessee Arkansas Delaware River Hudson River 28 28 58 31 38 59 41 27 50 55. South Texas Project 1 & 2 (TX) 33 ylvania Penns 7 65 17 Altamaha River 28. Indian Point 2 & 3 (NY) 42 36 27. Hope Creek (NJ) Chesapeake Bay Missouri California 26. Edwin I. Hatch 1 & 2 (GA) 9. Catawba 1 & 2 (SC) 14 CT 39 21 13 6 16 18 46 30 3 ndiana 10 19 23. Fort Calhoun (NE) Lake Ontario 29 44 Harris Lake, Buckhorn Creek, Cape Fear River 52 61 43 MA 24 35 22 Wisconsin 45 Lake Ontario 24. R. E. Ginna (NY) 54. Shearon Harris (NC) Montana 4. Browns Ferry 1, 2 & 3 (AL) 22. James A. FitzPatrick (NY) Tennessee River Chickamauga Lake, Tennessee River Susquehanna River, Chesapeake Bay 60. Turkey Point 3 & 4 (FL) 49 Biscayne Bay of Atlantic Ocean 61. Vermont Yankee (VT) 60 Connecticutt River 62. Vogtle 1 & 2 (GA) 47. River Bend (LA) Savannah River Mississippi River 48. H. B. Robinson 2 (SC) Lake Robinson, Black Creek 63. Waterford 3 (LA) Mississippi River 64. Watts Bar (TN) 49. Saint Lucie 1 & 2 (FL) Watts Bar Lake, Tennessee River Atlantic Ocean 65. Wolf Creek (KS) 50. Salem 1 & 2 (NJ) Coffey County Lake, Neosho River Delaware River 51. San Onofre 2 & 3 (CA) Pacific Ocean 52. Seabrook (NH) Atlantic Ocean 104 OPERATING REACTORS AT 65 SITES