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Electrical Energy Production. Figure 1. Total US Energy Consumption (1998). Figure 2. World Oil Consumption: 1950 and 1996. World Oil Consumption in 2001: 76.2 MBPD (a 24% increase in the 5-year period since 1996). Figure 3. Figure 4.

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World Oil Consumption: 1950 and 1996

World Oil Consumption in 2001: 76.2 MBPD

(a 24% increase in the 5-year period since 1996)

Figure 3

cheney energy task force map of iraqi oilfields
Cheney Energy Task Force Map of Iraqi Oilfields

Obtained by Judicial

Watch through the

Freedom of Information

Act

Figure 6

slide9

Solar Power:

Solar Two in the Mojave Desert

Peak Output: 10 megawatts

Figure 9

slide10

Solar Electric Generating System in Kramer Junction, CA

Ave. daily output:

100 MW electricity

Figure 10

slide11

Wind Power

Nine Canyon Wind Project, Kennewick, WA

Phase II Expansion

Completed 12/29/03

Peak Output: 63.7 MW

Figure 11

geothermal energy
Geothermal Energy

Hydrothermal Hot Dry Rock

Figure 12

grand coulee dam
Grand Coulee Dam

Peak Output:

6,500 MW

Figure 15

slide17

Life Expectancy, Literacy Rate, and GDP per Capita

Compared with Annual per Capita Electricity Use

Figure 17

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Columbia Generating Station

Hanford Site, Kennewich, WA

Output:

1,150 MW

Figure 18

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Figure 20

From Bernard L. Cohen, The Nuclear Energy Option (1990)

the linear no threshold hypothesis
The Linear (No-Threshold) Hypothesis

100 % lethality

50 %

0.0625 %

lethality

400 REM

600 REM

Figure 21

0.5 REM

6,250 deaths from cancer in 10 million people exposed to 0.5 REM of radiation

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Radiation Doses (in millirem):

Naturally Occurring and

Statutory Limit for Nuclear Power Plants

Figure 23

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Background Radiation and EPA and NRC Regulations

B

First standard

(1930s-1950s)

36 rem/year

Second standard

15 rem/year

Current Occupational

MPD: 5 rem/year

Figure 25

From Mark M. Hart, “Disabling the terror of radiological dispersal,” Nuclear News July 2003

death rate of people in nagasaki atom bomb survivors compared with those not exposed to radiation
Death Rate of People in Nagasaki: Atom Bomb Survivors Compared with Those Not Exposed to Radiation

Figure 26

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30-Year Cancer Mortality in People Exposed to Radiation from a Thermonuclear Explosion in the Former Soviet Union

Figure 27

slide28

Prevention of Cancer

by Low Dose Radiation

Figure 28

slide31

Uranium and Fossil Fuel Resources

in the United States

Figure 31

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