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NRC: There’s no KI in USA

Even the Fukushima tragedy can’t get the NRC to change its position on KI.  In a special report released last week, the Commission once again acknowledges that KI can help prevent radioactive iodine contamination, only to qualify its endorsement by … Continue reading

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Hope and Change or Just More of the Same?

     Every week we get an email asking the same question – what will it take to convince the federal government to finally stockpile KI?  Unfortunately, so far, the answer appears to be nothing.  Apparently, the nuclear disaster in Japan … Continue reading

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312 Days and Florida Letter Still Hostage at HHS

It’s been 312 days, and Secretary Sebelius is still holding hostage  a letter from thirteen members of the House of Representatives asking her to reconsider her refusal to stockpile KI for all Americans.  Even the disaster in Japan, where the … Continue reading

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Government Still Not Ready

An alarming article in The Washington Post today reveals that the United States is still not ready for a nuclear emergency caused by an accident or terrorist attack.  The Department of Homeland Security is quoted as saying, “current capabilities can … Continue reading

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Senators Durbin, Kirk Join Congressional Chorus on KI

Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) joined the growing number in Congress demanding that there be a sufficient stockpile of KI (potassium iodide) pills to protect the public.  Similar calls to the Obama Administration have come from … Continue reading

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Congressmen Young, Bilirakis Demand Action

Frustrated with the refusal of the Obama Administration to act, Representatives Bill Young (R-FL) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) have sent another letter demanding that the Secretary of HHS report back how she intends to correct the federal government’s failure to … Continue reading

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Despite Warnings, Obama Administration Does Nothing

Even the nuclear crisis enveloping Japan isn’t enough to wake up an indifferent Obama Administration.  The massive earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan on Friday also created a crisis at the country’s nuclear power plants.  Damage at the sites was … Continue reading

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