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By Andrew P. Napolitano
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Topic - Edwin Lyman
Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, the public may never find out. The ordinary rate of cancer is so high, and medical understanding of the effects of radiation exposure so limited, that any increase in cases from the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster may be undetectable.
Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, we may never find out.
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake in the eastern U.S. caused the ground to shake much more than a Virginia nuclear plant was designed to withstand, federal officials said Thursday.
"I think that a prediction of thousands of cancer deaths as a result of the radiation from Fukushima is not out of line," Mr. Lyman said.
That could mean expensive decontamination projects, large areas of condemned land and people never returning home, he said.