David Schonberger gave public testimony to the Michigan Senate Energy and Technology Committee on March 2, 2017. Speaking truth to power, David withstood mockery and derision from unprofessional DTE utility employees to make a compelling link between federal nuclear waste policy and disaster preparedness in Michigan. David redirected the conversation toward the state government’s inadequate potassium iodide (KI) distribution program which fails to protect the public health in nuclear power plant communities throughout Michigan.
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Saturday, March 11, 2017 will be the 6th anniversary of the triple meltdown disaster at Fukushima that is still dumping radioactive isotopes into the air and the ocean. it is still decades away from being “cleaned up,” and will not be satisfactorily cleaned up during the lifetime of anyone alive today – unless we drastically change our standards as to what is acceptable. There is an organized effort to get us to change those standards. The press release below outlines some of that effort, and is packed with links to research and expert testimony that fully justifies refusing to accept new “standards” set for the convenience of the nuclear industry. Continue reading “Making Disaster Seem Acceptable”