Interview 313 – Jeff Ruch

04/14/20110 Comments

Jeff Ruch of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility joins us to discuss the EPA’s moves to raise the Protective Action Guidelines (PAGs) for radiation exposure, including leaked emails showing a bitter internal dispute over the issue in 2010.

Documentation

Documentation – RADIATION EXPOSURE DEBATE RAGES INSIDE EPA
Description: 2010 report on internal EPA debate over radiation exposure PAGs.
Link To: PEER.org

 

Documentation – Environmentalists Allege EPA Has Plan to Raise Acceptable Post Japanese Accident Levels for Food & Water
Description: 2011 report on PAG debate in wake of Fukushima.
Link To: huntingtonnews.com

 

Documentation – EPA Administator Gives Go-Ahead on PAGs – mid 2010
Description: Mid-2010 e-mail relating that decision had been made by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to finalize the PAgs.
Link To: The Corbett Report

 

Documentation – EPA Letter Denying FOIA on PAG Decision
Description: A March 2011 letter from the EPA claiming it did not have any decision documents relating to the PAG decision.
Link To: The Corbett Report
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