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Nuclear news from a different perspective, including safeguarding from radiation, interviews w/leading activists, and how you can help stop the nuclear madness. Nuclear Hotseat is produced and hosted by 3 Mile Island survivor Libbe HaLevy.

Nuclear news from a different perspective, including safeguarding from radiation, interviews w/leading activists, and how you can help stop the nuclear madness. Nuclear Hotseat is produced and hosted by 3 Mile Island survivor Libbe HaLevy.
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United States

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Nuclear news from a different perspective, including safeguarding from radiation, interviews w/leading activists, and how you can help stop the nuclear madness. Nuclear Hotseat is produced and hosted by 3 Mile Island survivor Libbe HaLevy.

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English

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213-369-8760


Episodes

Nuclear Numnutz of the Year 2018 REDUX

9/9/2019
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Nuclear Numnutz deja vu because, let’s face it, with nukes, everything old is new again, and again, and again… So we take a look back at 2018 through the lens of Nuclear Hotseat’s most popular feature, Numnutz of the Week. Listen to the “wacky” antics of the world’s most dangerous technology as it sails through: Japan’s hard work to “normalize” Fukushima and its radiation so the tourists dumb enough to show up for the 2020 Radioactive Tokyo Olympics will think that everything is AOK! US...

Duration:00:59:01

Nuclear Weapons Build-Up Insanity, EPA Lies about Los Alamos Lab “Clean-Up”

9/4/2019
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Nuclear weapons build-up insanity, Los Alamos EPA "clean up" and radiation lies exposed with veteran activist Jay Coghlin of Nukewatch NM. He explains how fast-and-cheap "clean up" of radioactive sites is funding the new nuclear arms race. Interviewed by Nuclear Hotseat producer/host Libbe HaLevy

Duration:00:59:01

Radioactive Canada UPDATE: Dr. Gordon Edwards

8/28/2019
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Dr. Gordon Edwards of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility on short sighted Canadian nuclear waste schemes, Holtec's nuke decommissioning partner SNC Lavalin's political scandals, untangling nuclear industry radiation languaging and lies. + Frances Crowe memorial – Vt. Yankee & Peace Activist passes at 100. Nuclear Hotseat #427 w/Libbe HaLevy.

Duration:00:59:01

Nuclear UPDATE USA - National Nuclear Nightmares Revisited

8/21/2019
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Nuclear UPDATE USA checks on national nuke hotspots: Piketon, OH, where radiation closed a middle school - whistleblower Vina Colley reports. Ohio nuke bailout robs state of renewables, keeps aging reactors running - w/Attny Terry Lodge; and MA's Pilgrim running into bullying, unsafe guff from Holtec over decommissioning - Mary Lampert of Pilgrim Watch and Diane Turco of Cape Downwinders weigh in. Nuclear Hotseat 426 w/Libbe HaLevy.

Duration:00:59:01

Russia Nukes Itself? Missile Explosion Releases Radioactivity, Kills 7 (so far)

8/15/2019
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Updates on Russian missile explosion, which may have been fueled by a small nuclear reactor - double payload for a weapon! + Peace Activism + Anti-Nuke = maybe we wil have a future? Peace activist organizer Tsukuru Fors Lauritsen and Setsuko Thurlow of International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons. Nuclear Hotseat 424 with Libbe HaLevy.

Duration:00:58:59

Kansas City Site: When "Not Nuclear" is really RADIOACTIVE! - Journalist Claire Schaeffer-Duffy

8/7/2019
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Hiroshima/Nagasaki 74th commemoration + Kansas City Site: Interview with journalist Claire Schaeffer-Duffy, who examined the Kansas City Site, which made parts for 85% of all atom bombs, but was supposedly a "non-nuclear" site, meaning no radioactive materials. WRONG! Workers got sick from unreported radioactivity & government delays, denials. #NuclearHotseat w/#LibbeHaLevy

Duration:00:59:01

Uranium Mining Disaster – Church Rock Uranium Tailings Pond Breach – 40th Anniversary SPECIAL, Pt. 2

7/31/2019
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Uranium mining marks the start of the nuclear fuel chain and the deadly journey that element takes to become atomic weapons, nuclear reactors, and tons of highly radioactive waste that we do not know how to store safely for tens of thousands of years. On July 13 and 14, Nuclear Hotseat attended commemorative events for the 1979 Church Rock uranium tailings pond breach and spill, which dumped more than 94 million gallons of highly acidic radioactive water into the adjacent Puerco River. The...

Duration:00:59:01

Chernobyl Health Cover-Up, Lies by UN/World Health Org Exposed

7/24/2019
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A Nuclear Hotseat classic episode: Chernobyl health cover-up by United Nations, World Health Organization & IAEA exposed by Alison Katz of the Geneva, Switzerland-based Independent WHO. If you saw the HBO Chernobyl series, you must listen to this! Note that the Church Rock Pt 2 episode will post next week - tech problems have delayed it.)

Duration:00:59:01

Navajo Nation Church Rock Uranium Mining Disaster SPECIAL

7/17/2019
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Full-length interview with Chris Shuey, Director of the Uranium Impact Assessment Program for Southwest Research and Information Service (SRIC.org). He has worked with Navajo Nation communities on uranium mining issues for 38 years. Chris has helped document the persistent impact of the 1979 uranium tailings pond disaster, which dumped 94 million gallons of highly acidic radioactive waste into the Puerco River and traveled beyond Sanders, Arizona. In this special extended interview, he goes...

Duration:00:59:01

Nuclear Earthquake Risk? LA, Diablo Canyon Near-Miss: Harvey Wasserman

7/10/2019
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Nuclear earthquake? "If 7.1 Ridgecrest quake had been closer to Diablo Canyon nuclear reactors in San Luis Obispo, the resulting disaster would have wiped out LA, the Central Valley, and maybe humanity." - Veteran activist/journalist/broadcaster Harvey Wasserman. PLUS Holtec CEO’s son buys $4 MIL car. Is that where the purloined decommissioning funds have gone? Nuclear Hotseat #420

Duration:00:59:01

NUCLEAR NIMBY SPECIAL – Radioactive Waste Storage Crisis Targets New Mexico, West Texas:

7/3/2019
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Radioactive waste generated by U.S. nuclear reactors stands at over 80,000 TONS of the stuff – with nowhere safe to store it long-term. The nuclear industry is pushing hard for an ill-advised so-called “interim” storage site in either New Mexico or West Texas – or both. Recent hearings held by the House and Senate barely allowed the public to be heard, and more hearings are on their way. But what does it all mean to the people most immediately effected? Nuclear Hotseat’s Libbe HaLevy talks...

Duration:00:59:01

Radioactive Nuclear Reactors and Cancer Rates: Joseph Mangano

6/26/2019
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Radioactive Nuclear Reactors & their impact on cancer rates at Three Mile Island & beyond revealed by Joseph Mangano of Radiation & Public Health. Olympics torch relay for 2020 Tokyo Radioactive Olympics to spend THREE FULL DAYS in Fukushima Prefecture! Radioactive goat milk from Millstone in Connecticut? State govt. refuses to test but labels it "hazardous waste."

Duration:00:58:59

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Attacks Gundersen – AGAIN!

6/19/2019
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Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) goes after Nuclear Engineer/Whistleblower Arnie Gundersen - AGAIN! Petty Wikipedia attack revealed + Woolsey Fire Update – Testing continues for radiation in dust and dirt samples collected in the wake of the November, 2018 fire. Nuclear Hotseat #417.

Duration:00:59:01

Radiophobia? Schmadiophobia! The Lie at the Heart of Nuclear Ignorance: Majia Nadesan

6/11/2019
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RADIOPHOBIA? Majia Nadesan rips this nuclear industry propaganda talking point to shreds and shows how it has been used against the people of Japan after Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and now Fukushima. She is a professor at Arizona State University and a researcher on a wide range of interconnected topics. She recently provided a chapter on "Radiophobia and the Politics of Social Contagion" for the book, Transforming Contagion: Risky Contacts among Bodies, Disciplines, and Nations – and that’s what...

Duration:00:58:53

PILGRIM NUCLEAR SHUTDOWN! Decommissioning Battles Next

6/5/2019
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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth, Massachusetts - the exact same design as the reactors that melted down at Fukushima Daiichi - permanently shut down as of June 1, 2019 after a long struggle by local activists. Nuclear Hotseat spoke with two women who have each been involved for more than 30 years in the Pilgrim nuclear battle. Diane Turco is co-founder and Executive Director of Cape Downwinders and Mary Lampert is Founder of Pilgrim Watch.

Duration:00:59:01

EMP “Stun Guns in Space” = No Grid, No Nuclear Reactor Controls – 60 Fukushimas in USA?

5/29/2019
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EMPs - the Electromagnetic Pulse - caused by one nuclear bomb detonation in space over Ohio would take out nuke reactor safety controls from E Coast to Chicago, causing 60 Fukushima type meltdowns. Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy and Robert Manning of Nuclear Terror Today share the bad news, necessary steps we need to be taking.

Duration:00:59:01

Radioactive Contamination in Ohio Zahn's County Middle School SPECIAL

5/23/2019
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Radioactive contamination at Ohio Zahn's County Middle School from DOE Enriched Uranium-producing Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant. Whistleblower Vina Colley explains DOE lies, health dangers. BREAKING: Energy Secretary Rick Perry releasing 4 years of radiation monitoring data that DOE previously refused to release. PLUS: Beyond Nuclear's Kevin Kamps - testimony at Congressional briefing on high level radioactive waste issues. Nuclear Hotseat 413 https://bit.ly/2HyVW76

Duration:00:59:01

Nuclear Divestment Campaign takes $$$ Out of Nuke Weapons Manufacturing

5/15/2019
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Nuclear divestment means institutional nuke investments are going down — and Susi Snyder explains how any one of us can join the movement. She is project lead for the PAX No Nukes Project and coordinator for the Don’t Bank on the Bomb research and campaign. She’s an expert on nuclear weapons, with over two decades of experience working at the intersect between nuclear weapons and human rights. Eric Epstein is the Executive Director of Three Mile Island Alert, and has been active in the...

Duration:00:59:01

Indigenous Nuclear Genocide: Uranium Mining on Native Lands

5/8/2019
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Featuring: International Indigenous Activists Candyce Paul of English River First Nations in Northern Saskatchewan; Leona Morgan of the Dineh people, what the western world thinks of as the Navajo people of Arizona and New Mexico; and Ashish Birulee of the traditional Adavasi people from Jarkhand in India.

Duration:00:59:01

Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Play-by-Play in Flawed New Book

5/1/2019
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Chernobyl Nuclear disaster explored in Midnight in Chernobyl - extensively researched play-by-play recreation of design failures, human error, radiation devastation, political cover-ups, destroyed lives in flawed new book by Adam Higginbotham.

Duration:00:59:01