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[cdn-nucl-l] wrong subject heading, should be: Re: Nuclear Radiation Is Forever,Feb. 8.
On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 9:37 AM, Robin Collins
> Port Hope is safe
> By Michael Binder, Ottawa CitizenFebruary 10, 2011
> Re: Nuclear Radiation Is Forever, Feb. 8.
> As Canada's nuclear regulator, we are compelled to ensure that your
> readers understand the facts based on sound science and not the
> fictitious biases of a few.
> Concerned readers should know that Port Hope residents are as healthy
> as the rest of the Canadian population. This has been demonstrated by
> 13 epidemiological, peer-reviewed studies conducted over several
> decades by reputable and independent bodies.
> The CNSC recently published a synthesis report that was presented
> during open houses held in the community (
> Findings were compared with 40 international epidemiological studies
> on similar populations, and the conclusion was clear: the health of
> Port Hope residents is no different than that of other Canadians.
> The CNSC provides strict regulatory oversight of both uranium
> processing and cleanup activities taking place in the community to
> ensure there are negligible impacts to the health and safety of
> residents and their environment.
> I invite your readers to visit nuclearsafety.gc.cato get the facts
> about Canada's nuclear sector.
> Michael Binder,
> President, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
> Š Copyright (c) The Ottawa Citizen