American Nuclear Society warns against sharing nuclear misinformation on Ukraine

March 4, 2022, 3:36PMPress Releases

Statement from American Nuclear Society President Steven Nesbit and Executive Director and CEO Craig Piercy:

“The American Nuclear Society warns that the dissemination of nuclear-related misinformation could be damaging and counterproductive to Ukraine’s efforts to repel and cope with the Russian invasion.

ANS calls on all those who present themselves as 'nuclear experts' in the public eye to avoid speculating or sharing information about worst-case scenarios without providing technically grounded explanations of the procedures and safeguards in place to address operational threats and protect the public.

We urge all interested parties to consult the website of the International Atomic Energy Agency for up-to-date information.”

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