Press Releases World — 13 March 2011

The following was issued by Physicians for Social Responsibility, Washington, DC:

The earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan have raised new concerns about the risk of another nuclear reactor disaster.

For the facts about the reactors and the issues involved, please consult the following resources and experts:

Union of Concerned Scientists

Nuclear Crisis at Fukushima

Nuclear Information and Resource Service


Beyond Nuclear

Beyond Nuclear staff tracking nuclear plant crisis in Japan quake zone

Dave Lochbaum, Director, Nuclear Safety Project, Union of Concerned Scientists, (202) 223-6133

Ed Lyman, senior scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists, (202) 223-6133

Arjun Makhijani, president, Institute for Energy & Environmental Research, (301) 270-5500

Paul Gunter, director, Reactor Oversight Project , Beyond Nuclear, (301) 523-0201 (cell) or (301) 270-2209 (office)

Kevin Kamps, radioactive waste watchdog, (240) 462-3216 (cell) or (301) 270-2209 (office)

CONTACT: Ailis Wolf, +1-703-276-3265,

SOURCE Physicians for Social Responsibility, Washington, D.C.


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