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Millstone and Me (sex, lies and radiation in SE Conn)
Millstone and Me - sex, lies and radiation in SE Conn Author:Michael Steinberg Millstone and Me chronicles the history of arguably the worst nuclear plants in the US. — The three units comprising the Millstone Nuclear Power Station in SE Connecticut have released more radiation into the environment than any other US nukes EXCEPT Three Mile Island. — For over 20yrs studies have demonstrated abnormally high cancer rates in com... more »munities affected by these releases. Yet
the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Connecticut authorities have turned a blind eye and a deaf ear to these findings.
Since its beginnings Millstone also has had an abominable operating and safety record. The sounds of exploding pipes and leaking valves led to frequent shutdowns as Millstone wheezed into the '90's. But despite the efforts of a series of courageous Millstone whistleblowers to expose these unsafe conditions, the NRC continued to let the nuclear behemoth lurch along.
It seemed nothing could be done to stop Millstone, New England's largest electrical generating station, or its owner and operator, Northeast Utilities, New England's largest utility.
......and then, in the summer of '95, everything changed.........« less