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October 2014: Millstone Set for Worst Radiation Releases to the Air You and Your Family Breathe
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COALITION PETITIONS DEEP TO RECONSIDER ITS DECISION ALLOWING MILLSTONE TO WITHDRAW 80-DEGREE WATER FROM LONG ISLAND SOUND
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Millstone Presentation Highlights
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Dr. Sternglass turns 91 today
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People’s Climate March
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Millstone 3: Another Special Inspection for Recurring Equipment Malfunctions
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Join us at the People’s Climate March in NYC!
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13 Years After 9/11: Why No Security Barrier at Millstone?
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Cancer and Birth Defects in New London County
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Three Months Later They Admit: We Got Dosed

October 2014: Millstone Set for Worst Radiation Releases to the Air You and Your Family Breathe

Dominion is gearing Millstone up for its worst releases of radioactive waste to the air you breathe and to the shoreline’s life-sustaining waters during the month of October. During October, Millstone Unit 3 will shut down for a scheduled refueling. The uninitiated might welcome this news because logic should dictate that it must be safer[...]

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COALITION PETITIONS DEEP TO RECONSIDER ITS DECISION ALLOWING MILLSTONE TO WITHDRAW 80-DEGREE WATER FROM LONG ISLAND SOUND

For Release October 1, 2014Contact: Nancy Burton Tel. 203-313-1510 NancyBurtonCT@aol.com The Connecticut Coalition Against Millstone petitioned the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today to reconsider its decision allowing Millstone to withdraw 80-degree water from the Long Island Sound. On July 23, 2014, DEEP notified Millstone’s owner, Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc., that it[...]

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Millstone Presentation Highlights

We thank Jeffrey Semancik, Connecticut’s DEEP Radiation Director who previously operated Millstone Unit 3 and held other senior positions at Millstone, for joining our presentation to the public in East Lyme on September 24. It was titled “Has Millstone Been a Good Neighbor?” We asked the audience members to decide for themselves if Millstone has[...]

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Dr. Sternglass turns 91 today

Happy 91st Birthday Today to Dr. Ernest Sternglass! All Best Birthday Wishes to a Brilliant Pioneering Scientist in the Health Effects of Ionizing Radiation It was Dr. Sternglass who alerted us and the world when Dominion reported finding a concentration of 55 picoCuries per liter of strontium-90 in the milk of Katie the Goat when[...]

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People’s Climate March

September 21, 2014 New York City People who love our planet turned out in the hundreds of thousands at marches around the world on September 21, 2014 to sound the alarm for action to address climate change. We joined hundreds of others in the No-Nukes contingent of the New York City march – estimated at[...]

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Millstone 3: Another Special Inspection for Recurring Equipment Malfunctions

One of Millstone 3’s critical feedwater pumps flunked quarterly surveillance tests twice in a row recently, on July 15 and September 10, the NRC reported in a press release issued today. “During both tests, the pump started and then unexpectedly stopped,” according to the NRC. “It then restarted without operator intervention and reached rated speed[...]

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Join us at the People’s Climate March in NYC!

Don’t miss the Nuclear-Free, Carbon-Free Contingent to the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City. Email info@mothballmillstone.org to reserve a seat on a bus traveling from Connecticut. • March Information • Why We March • Briefing Paper • Nuclear Power Fact Sheet • EPA Talking Points Source:www.nirs.com

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13 Years After 9/11: Why No Security Barrier at Millstone?

Since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has doled out many millions of dollars to bolster security in the New London coastal area of southeastern Connecticut. Recent enhancements: A $375,000 police boat for Stonington A $700,000 firefighting boat for Mystic A $520,000 patrol boat for Waterford Surveillance cameras and[...]

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Cancer and Birth Defects in New London County

New London County – where Millstone is located – continues to have higher cancer and birth defect rates than elsewhere in the state of Connecticut, according to recent statistics from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute. Cancer incidence in the age group infant-to-age-14 between the years 2006 and[...]

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Three Months Later They Admit: We Got Dosed

Three Months Later They Admit: We Got Dosed During the May 25 Emergency Double Nuclear Shutdown When Millstone Units 2 and 3 went into simultaneous emergency shutdown on May 25, 2014, Dominion told the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission that its onsite radiation monitors: “are indicating normal levels.” At the same time, when Dominion had declared[...]

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