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This is by no means a complete list of all possible references. I used these in my comment to the NRC on LNT v Hormesis (comment period closes 19 Nov 2015). Not all refs are linked, but are easily found by title author/source. If you come across a link that does not work, please let me know. All comments for the proposed rule change are located at the Federal Register. My documents are listed here: https://www.regulations.gov/?utm_campaig...-0057-0043

1. The Chernobyl Catastrophe Consequences on Human Health Greenpeace, Amsterdam,
the Netherlands http://www.greenpeace.org/international/Global/international/planet-2/ report/2006/4/chernobylhealthreport.pdf Revised version. Published May 2006.
2. Depositional fluxes and residence time of atmospheric radioiodine (I-131) from the Fukushima accident Department of Marine Science, University of Southern Mississippi, 1020 Balch Blvd., Stennis Space Center, MS 39529, USA. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity (Impact Factor: 3.57). 05/2012; 113:32-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvrad. 2012.04.003.
3. Ionising radiation and risk of death from leukaemia and lymphoma in radiation- monitored workers (INWORKS): an international cohort study Klervi Leuraud, David B Richardson, Elisabeth Cardis, Robert D Daniels, Michael Gillies, Jacqueline A O’Hagan, Ghassan B Hamra, Richard Haylock, Dominique Laurier, Monika Moissonnier, Mary K Schubauer-Berigan, Isabelle Thierry-Chef, and Ausrele Kesminiene Published 22 June online by Lancet Haematol 2015; 2: e276–81; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S2352-3026(15)00094-0.
4. A possible association between fetal/neonatal exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation and the increased incidence of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD); Kane, Robert C.; Medical Hypotheses , Volume 62 , Issue 2 , 195 - 197.
5. Radiation and Children: The Ignored Victims Nuclear Information and Resource Service 1424 16th Street NW, #404, Washington, DC 20036;202.328.0002; fax: 202.462.2183 www.nirs.org/radiation/radiationandchildren.pdf.
6. Strong effects of ionizing radiation from Chernobyl on mutation rates Published 10 February 2015 Møller, Anders Pape & Mousseau, Timothy A.; Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 8363doi:10.1038/srep08363.
7. Genomic Instability Induced by Ionizing Radiation Streffer, Christian; Universitätsklinikum Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany PS-1-3.
8. Comparative biology of mouse versus human cells: modelling human cancer in mice Annapoorni Rangarajan and Robert A. Weinberg December 2003 | VOLUME 3, pp. 952-959.

9. MIT No-Evacuations Study Debunked Goddard's Journal, Ian Goddard 5 June 2012 https://www.youtube.com/watch? [/url]
v=e8YFe6Q08M8&list=UUA7edtxeTs7NZ6KEhmHdXbQ&index=1&feature=plcp
10. A Radioactive Conflict of Interest, Robert Alvarez 25 June 2012 [url=www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-alvarez/mit-radiation-study_b_1623899.html]www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-alvarez/mit-radiation-study_b_1623899.html
11. Biological Research on Low Doses, Operational Issues in Radioactive Waste Management and Nuclear Decommissioning An International Summer School 6th edition Giovanetti, Anna; ENEA UTBIORADCR Casaccia Rome, Italy, 8-12 September 2014, ISPRA JRC (Varese, Italy).

12. The impacts of permanent irradiation on the flora of the eastern ural radioactive trace
Pozolotina VN, Antonova EV, Karimullina EM, Kharitonova OV, Pustovalova LA Radiatsionnaia Biologiia, Radioecologiia / Rossiiskaia Akademiia Nauk [2009, 49(1): 97-106] Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't, English Abstract.
13. Assessment of radiation impact on Stellaria graminea cenopopulations in the zone of the Eastern Ural Radioactive Trace Russian Journal of Ecology V. N. Pozolotina, E. V. Antonova, E. M. Karimullina 23 November 2010, Volume 41, Issue 6, pp 459-468
14. Public health activities for mitigation of radiation exposures and risk communication challenges after the Fukushima nuclear accident Tsutomu Shimura, Ichiro Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Terada, Erik Robert Svendsen and Naoki Kunugita Department of Environmental Health, National Institute of Public Health, 2-3-6 Minami, Wako, Saitama 351-0197, Japan. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of The Japan Radiation Research Society and Japanese Society for Radiation Oncology, Accepted February 16, 2015.
15. Understanding the Health Impacts and Risks of Exposure to Radiation Taylor A. Choi, Sylvain V. Costes, Rebecca J. Abergel Reflections on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident 2 December 2014, pp 259-281.
16. Examples of regulatory costs for nuclear energy development Rod Adams December 7, 2011 atomicinsights.com/examples-of-regulatory-costs-for-nuclear-energy-development/
17. Radiation Basics Prepared 8/99 by Cindy Folkers, Nuclear Information and Resource Service, 1424 16th Street, NW, #404, Washington, DC 20036. Phone: 202-328-0002. Fax: 202-462-2183. E-mail: nirsnet@nirs.org. Web: www.nirs.org/radiation/ radiationbasics.pdf.
18. The toxicity of engineered nanoparticles on seed plants chronically exposed to low- level environmental radiation E. Karimullina, E. Antonova, V. Pozolotina, A. Tokarev, S. Minko; Russian Journal of Ecology, 28 May 2015, Volume 46, Issue 3, pp 236-245.
19. Radiation: The Myth of the Millirem Nuclear Information and Resource Service 1424 16th Street NW, #404, Washington, DC 20036;202.328.0002; fax: 202.462.2183 http:// http://www.nirs.org/factsheets/mythmilliremfctsht.pdf.
20. Compilation of Radiation Studies Showing Health Effects Compiled by Cindy Folkers & Mary Olson on 4/24/98, Nuclear Information & Resource Service, 1424 16 th St, NW Suite 404, Washington, DC 20036 (202)328-0002 www.nirs.org/radiation/radchart.htm.
21. “Hormesis”—An Inappropriate Extrapolation from the Specific to the Universal DEBORAH AXELROD, MD, KATHY BURNS, PHD, DEVRA DAVIS, PHD, MPH,NICOLAS VON LAREBEKE, MD, MPH; INT J OCCUP ENVIRON HEALTH 2004; 10:335–339 VOL 10/NO 3, JUL/SEP 200, pp. 335-339.
22. ALARA: The History and Science of Radiation Safety Michael Baumer http:// large.stanford.edu/courses/2015/ph241/baumer2/ March 14, 2015 Submitted as coursework for PH241, Stanford University, Winter 2015.
23. Weaknesses in EPA’s Management of the Radiation Network System Demand Attention Report No. 12-P-0417 19 April 2012 www.epa.gov/oig/reports/ 2012/20120419-12-P-0417.pdf.
minor edits 17 July 2015
24. RadNet Air Monitoring: Functioning Beta Stations listed by date and operational status www.enviroreporter.com/radnet-air-monitoring.
25. Radiation Dose Effects in Relation to Obstetric X-Rays and Childhod Cancers Alice Stewart, G.W Kneale Department of Social Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Volume 295, Issue 7658, 6 June 1970, Pages 1185–1188 www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673670917824.
26. Tell EPA to keep mobile radiation monitoring lab for nuclear accidents in western U.S. org2.salsalabs.com/o/5502/p/dia/action3/common/public/? action_KEY=20657#.VX8R16Xl6zg.twitter.
27. "Dangerous Decision" Could Leave Californians Vulnerable After Nuclear Disaster www.nbclosangeles.com/video/#!/on-air/as-seen-on/Dangerous-Decision-Could-Leave- Californians-Vulnerable-After-Nuclear-Disaster/307088581.
28. EPA plan to move radiation lab out of Vegas draws protests 24 June 2015 www.reviewjournal.com/news/las-vegas/epa-plan-move-radiation-lab-out-vegas-draws-protests.
29. Why the swine www.superpig.it/en/background/why-the-swine.html
30. Swine as Models in Biomedical Research and Toxicology Testing Michael M. Swindle, Veterinary Pathology 2012, 49(2) 344-356; Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Comparative Medicine, MSC 777, 114 Doughty St, Charleston, SC 29425-7770 vet.sagepub.com/content/49/2/344.full
31. Deconstructing Radiation Hormesis Mossman, Kenneth L. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-3501 Health Phys. 80(3):263–269; 2001 www.groenerekenkamer.nl/ grkfiles/images/Mossman.pdf.
32. Implications for human and environmental health of low doses of ionising radiation Radiobiology and Environmental Security Carmel E. Mothersill, Colin B. Seymour pp. 43-51 Department of Medical Physics and Applied Radiation Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, L8S 4K1, ON, Canada.
33. Radiological Bioconcentration Factors for Aquatic,Terrestrial, and Wetland Ecosystems at the Savannah River Site (U) G.P. Friday, C.L. Cummins, and A.L. Schwartzman Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under contract no. DE-AC09-89SR18035 pbadupws.nrc.gov/docs/ML1016/ML101600579.pdf.
34. Health Effects of Prenatal Radiation Exposure PAMELA M. WILLIAMS, LT COL, USAF, MC, David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California STACY FLETCHER, CAPT, USAF, MC, Ehrling Bergquist Clinic, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska Am Fam Physician. 2010 Sep 1;82(5):488-493. www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0901/p488.html.
35. The Impact of Radiotherapy on Fertility, Pregnancy, and Neonatal Outcomes of Female Cancer Patients Jennifer Y. Wo, M.D. and Akila N. Viswanathan, M.D., M.P.H. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2865903/ Int J Radiation Oncololgy Biology / Physics 2009 Apr 1; 73(5): 1304–1312.
36. Biological Effects of Radiation USNRC Technical Training Center Reactor Concepts
Manual www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/teachers/09.pdf
37. The Impact of Uterine Radiation on Subsequent Fertility and Pregnancy Outcomes BioMed Research International Wan Tinn Teh, Catharyn Stern, Sarat Chander, and Martha Hickey www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2014/482968/ Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 482968, 8 pages.
38. Residential radon exposure and risk of lung cancer in never smoking women María Torres Duran, Alberto Ruano Ravina, Isaura Parente Lamelas, Virginia Leiro Fernandez, José Abal Arca, Carmen Montero Martinez, Carolina Pena ALvarez, Javier Gonzalez Barcala, Olalla Castro Añon, Antonio Golpe Gomez, Cristina Martínez, Maria Jose Mejuto Martí, Alberto Fernandez Villar and Juan Miguel Barros Dios, ERJ September 1, 2014 vol. 44 no. Suppl 58 P2734.
39. Geographic variation in radon and associated lung cancer risk in Canada Perry Hystad, Michael Brauer, Paul A. Demers, Kenneth C. Johnson, Eleanor Setton, Alejandro Cervantes-Larios, Karla Poplawski, Alana McFarlane, Alan Whitehead, Anne-Marie Nicol journal.cpha.ca/index.php/cjph/article/view/4002.
40. Differences in Lung Cancer Mortality Trends From 1986–2012 By Radon Risk Areas in British Columbia, Henderson, Sarah B.; Rauch, Stephen A.; Hystad, Perry; Kosatsky, Tom, Canada Health Physics: May 2014 - Volume 106 - Issue 5 - p 608–613 journals.lww.com/ health-physics/Abstract/2014/05000/ Differences_in_Lung_Cancer_Mortality_Trends_From.10.aspx
41. What are the risks from medical X-rays and other low dose radiation? B F Wall, BSc, , G M Kendall, PhD, , A A Edwards, MSc, , S Bouffler, PhD, , C R Muirhead, PhD, , and J R Meara, FFPH, Health Protection Agency, Radiation Protection Division, Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon. OX11 0RQ, UK 2005 www.birpublications.org/doi/abs/10.1259/bjr/55733882?journalCode=bjr.
42. What Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima can teach about the next one Edward Moore Geist April 28, 2014 thebulletin.org/what-three-mile-island-chernobyl-and-fukushima-can-teach-about-next-one7104.
43. Knowing Endangerment: Worker Exposure to Toxic Vapors at the Hanford Tank Farms September 2003 The Government Accountability Project (GAP) www.hanfordchallenge.org/cmsAdmin/uploads/2003_Knowing_Endangerment_002.pdf.
44. Hanford Tank Vapor Assessment Report Savannah River National Laboratory October 30, 2014 SRNL-RP-2014-00791 srnl.doe.gov/documents/ Hanford_TVAT_Report_2014-10-30-FINAL.pdf
45. Measures against increased environmental radiation dose by the TEPCO Fukushima Dai-ichi NPP accident in some local governments in the Tokyo metropolitan area, T. Iimoto, H. Fujii, S. Oda, T. Nakamura, R. Hayashi, R. Kuroda, M. Furusawa, T. Umekage and Y. Ohkubo Radiation Protection Dosimetry 2012 rpd.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/ 2012/08/25/rpd.ncs224.short
46. 250 mSv: Temporary Increase in the Emergency Exposure Dose Limit in Response to the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi NPP Accident and Its Decision Making Process Shojiro Yasui Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Volume 12, Issue 4, 2015 pp. D35-D42 www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15459624.2014.989366#.VZ_90be07M0.
47. Long term behavior of radioactive plume of TEPCO FNPP1 released 134Cs and 137Cs in the North Pacific Ocean through the end of 2014 Aoyama, Michio; Tsumune, Daisuke; Tsubono, Takaki; Hamajima, Yasunori; Kumamoto, Yuichiro EGU General Assembly 2015, held 12-17 April, 2015 in Vienna, Austria. id.3132 http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/E...3132-3.pdf.
48. Radiocaesium activity concentrations in macrofungi from Galicia (NW Spain): Influence of environmental and genetic factors M.A. Garcíaa, J. Alonsoa, b, M.J. Melgara, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety Volume 115, May 2015, pp. 152–158.
49. Radioactivity studies on farm raised and wild catfish produced in Mississippi, USA J. Billa, F. Han, S. Didla, H. Yu, J. Dimpah, O. Brempong, S. Adzanu Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry May 2015 doi:10.1007/s10967-015-4159-5.
50. ML15051A503 Marcus pbadupws.nrc.gov/docs/ML1508/ML15083A002.pdf
51. ML15057A349 Miller pbadupws.nrc.gov/docs/ML1508/ML15083A003.pdf
52. ML15075A200 Doss et al pbadupws.nrc.gov/docs/ML1508/ML15083A004.pdf

Addendum A: List of news found via google searches regarding radiation exposures (LNT v Hormesis) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7PbzAzkdGjNUGdQcFZ4NVg0YjQ/view? usp=sharing
Addendum B: Nuclear Energy Enshrined in Public Law through Finance, False Science, Intimidation, Lack of Ethics and Special Appointments https://drive.google.com/file/d/ 0B7PbzAzkdGjNUnVYNXhzQl9vUHc/view?usp=sharing

Addendum A



List of news found via google searches regarding radiation exposures (LNT v Hormesis)
Addendum B

[b]Nuclear Energy Enshrined in Public Law through Finance, False Science, Intimidation, Lack [/b][b]of Ethics and Special Appointments [/b]
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Thanks Pia
"All models are flawed, some are useful."
George E. P. Box
 
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Two reports supporting continuation of the linear no-threshold model:

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI) Final Report on the Hormesis/Linear No-Threshold PetitionsOctober 28, 2015  http://www.nrc.gov/docs/ML1531/ML15310A418.pdf 

Comments of the Natural Resources Defense Council & Committee to Bridge the Gap on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’sNotice of Docketing Petitions for Rule making 10CFR Part 20 Linear No-Threshold Model and Standards of Protection Against Radiation Docket ID No.NRC-2015-0057 committeetobridgethegap.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/NRDC-CBG-Comments-LNT-Docket-19-Nov-2015.pdf

And, the Blue Book Published April 2016: EPA Radiogenic Cancer Risk Models and Projections for the U.S. Population https://www.epa.gov/radiation/blue-book-...population

"A large body of epidemiological and radiobiological data support the risk models. In general, results from these data are consistent with a linear no-threshold (LNT: The assumption that the risk of cancer increases linearly as radiation dose increases. This means, for example, that doubling the dose doubles the risk and that even a small dose could result in a correspondingly small risk. Using current science, it is impossible to know what the actual risks are at very small doses.) dose response model in which the risk of inducing a cancer in tissue irradiated by low doses of radiation is proportional to the dose received."
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