Nuclear power is the safest way
to produce electricity.
The worst accident at a nuclear plant in the U.S. at Three Mile Island resulted in no injuries.
“Several health studies found there was no long-term adverse effect on the health of the population living around TMI.”
No one died from radiation at Fukushima.
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation found that after Fukushima:
Cancer rates remain stable
Theoretical increased risk of thyroid cancer among most exposed children.
No impact on birth defects/hereditary effects
No discernible increase in cancer rates for workers
Temporary impact on wildlife
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“Studies indicate even the worst possible accident at a nuclear plant is less destructive than other major industrial accidents.”