Here’s one of the informed comments on the wonderful and wry little essay by Steve Packard. I would likely never have tumbled to this if Kirk Sorenson had not done a nice post on the Buzz essay. Thank you Kirk!
It not just nuclear energy that has suffered. At a minimum LNT has created astronomical expenses in the public and private sector attempting to protect the population from dangers that are not really there. It has severely limited the use of therapeutic radiation treatments and hobbled the development of new ones. It has severely limited the use of radiation to reduce spoilage in food, and to disinfest food shipments of vermin.
I love it when Stephen gives stupidity the treatment it deserves: