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Sep212010

A look at whether routine operation of nuclear plants impacts health (answer 'yes'.)

In light of the Berlusconi government's decision to build four new reactors now and four later in Italy, an investigative television journalist decided to ask: "Are nuclear power plants safe for human health?" His question did not cover accidents - which we understand are dangerous. He wanted to know whether routine operation of reactors harmed health. To find out, he traveled to Germany and interviewed some of the scientists who conducted the childhood cancer studies around nuclear plants. Watch the report, in Italian.