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Radiation Preparedness

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Radiation Preparedness

Radiation Preparedness

Radiation Preparedness

Only Available in Archive Formats.


Guests:

Michael Levi
* Director, Strategic Security Project
* Federation of American Scientists
* Washington, DC

Kenneth Mossman
* Professor, Health Physics
* Director, Office of Radiation Safety
* Arizona State University
* Tempe, Arizona

Steven Aukstakalnis
* Managing Director
* Two Tigers Radiological
* Wilmington, North Carolina

On Monday, the Justice Department announced the arrest of a man planning to detonate a dirty bomb inside the U.S. In this hour, we'll talk about preparing for possible nuclear threats—a radiological dirty bomb, a nuclear weapon, or an attack on a nuclear power plant. What are the health hazards posed by each threat, and what can we do to stay safe?