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President's Special Session: Low-Level Radiation & Its Implications for Fukushima Recovery

This material is a compilation of information used for the ANS President's Special Session at the 2012 Annual Meeting that focused on the LNT model. The session together with the material question the validity of assumptions and the material provides a platform to discuss the science and policies that created the model. It invites your review of the LNT model and also suggests a more realistic approach to address the health effects, mitigate the hazards, and set appropriate limits to sensibly and realistically avoid the potentially adverse consequences of radiation exposure.

President's Special Session: Low-Level Radiation & Its Implications for Fukushima Recovery
Opinions expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the American Nuclear Society, nor should publication of author viewpoints or identification of materials or products be construed as endorsement by ANS.

You may also wish to read ANS's official position on health effects of low-level radiation and the accompanying background and technical briefs.

ANS's blog article about the President's Special Session can be found in the blog archive.

Last updated June 25, 2012, 5:30pm CDT.

 
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