• EDUCATING NEW JERSEY ON THE RISKS OF THE OYSTER CREEK NUCLEAR REACTOR

    Joseph J. Mangano, MPH, MBARadiation and Public Health Project Background On January 1, 2007, RPHP began an educational campaign to educate the public and officials about health risks posed by the Oyster Creek nuclear reactor. Oyster Creek, located just south of Toms River NJ, is the oldest of 104 U.S. reactors. It began operating in 1969, […]

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  • Study uses baby teeth to examine if atomic bomb tests raised cancer risk

    By Betsy TaylorAssociated Press Writer Thursday, May 29, 2008 ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Baby teeth collected in St. Louis in the 1950s and ’60s to measure children’s exposure to atomic bomb fallout will be used in a new study to try and gauge if Cold War bomb testing increased cancer risk. The new study became […]

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  • Baby teeth study to begin

    By Robert Kelly St Louis Post-DispatchWednesday, May. 28 2008 Thousands of baby teeth, almost all collected from St. Louis-area residents inthe 1950s and 1960s, will finally be used in a comprehensive study aimed atlearning whether fallout from atomic bomb tests increased the cancer risk forAmericans born in those Cold War years. The nonprofit Radiation and […]

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  • PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS TO FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CT OF KEEPING THE INDIAN POINT NUCLEAR REACTORS OPEN

    Joseph J. Mangano, MPH, MBAExecutive DirectorRadiation and Public Health Project May 13, 2008 TABLE OF CONTENTS(Click on the underlined chapter heads to go to that chapter.) Executive Summary I. Introduction A. Brief History of Nuclear Power and Indian Point B. Radioactivity Produced in Reactors II. Health Hazards Posed by Reactor Meltdowns A. Description B. Estimates […]

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  • Press Release

    For Immediate ReleaseMarch 28, 2006State Capitol Building,Room 109,Trenton, New Jersey Contact: Joseph J. Mangano609-399-4343Odiejoe@aol.com CHILD CANCER LINKED WITH REACTOR EMISSIONS, SAYS NEW STUDYOyster Creek reactor linked with health risks as 20 year license extension is considered [Trenton NJ, March 28] Cancer in children living near the Oyster Creek nuclear reactor rose after increased levels of […]

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  • Press Release

    League of Women VotersOf Ocean County, NJ For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 2008 CONTACT: Gail Marsh Saxer(732) 914-0154gmsaxer@comcast.net “Pros and Cons of the Public Health Effects of Radiation at Oyster Creek”Alec Baldwin, Actor/Activist to Address Ocean County Citizens   WHO: League of Women Voters of Ocean County and the Ocean County Library WHEN: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 […]

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  • Cooling towers called a must at Oyster Creek

    Asbury Park PressBy BOB VOSSELLER • TOMS RIVER BUREAU • February 21, 2008 TOMS RIVER — The Oyster Creek Generating Station in Lacey should only be relicensed if cooling towers are required, critics argued at a forum Wednesday night. Actor Alec Baldwin, who served as moderator, joined several longtime opponents of the power plant in […]

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  • Joseph Mangano’s Presentation On Evidence That The Oyster Creek Nuclear Reactor Has Harmed Local Residents

    Sponsored by the Ocean County League of Women Voters Joseph Mangano’s PresentationOn Evidence That The Oyster Creek Nuclear Reactor Has Harmed Local ResidentsJoseph J. Mangano, MPH, MBARadiation and Public Health ProjectWednesday, February 20, 2008 We are on the eve of a historic decision. Federal regulators will soon make its first decision on whether or not […]

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  • A Public Forum On Health Risks Of Oyster Creek

    Sponsored by the Ocean County League of Women Voters Joseph Mangano’s PresentationOn Evidence That The Oyster Creek Nuclear Reactor Has Harmed Local ResidentsJoseph J. Mangano, MPH, MBARadiation and Public Health ProjectWednesday, February 20, 2008 We are on the eve of a historic decision. Federal regulators will soon make its first decision on whether or not […]

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  • Oyster Creek: How Safe?

    Oct 06, 2007 Letters To The EditorParsippany Daily Record This week in Toms River, federal judges heard arguments about a corroded metal lining at the Oyster Creek nuclear reactor. Oyster Creek is the oldest of 104 U.S. reactors, and in just 19 months, its 40 year license will expire. AmerGen, which runs the reactor, has […]

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