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Herb Moyer, President - ...
Herb Moyer, President - Seacoast Anti-Pollution League (Portsmouth, United States)
Moyer is a member of the ...
Moyer is a member of the Seacoast Anti-Pollution League and he said his group has serious concerns about the nuclear waste collecting at the Seabrook Station nuclear power plant.According to Moyer, there is more dangerous radiation in storing spent fuel tanks than there is in the nuclear plant itself.
Herb Moyer, an Exeter ...
Herb Moyer, an Exeter resident, and president of Seacoast Anti-Pollution League (SAPL), a group that has been involved in fighting Seabrook Station's existence since 1969, raised concerns about the quality of work during the construction of the facility.
Public records show that in the construction period between 1978 and 1984, Moyer
said, there were efforts made to scrutinize the arrest records in Hampton Falls, Hampton, Seabrook and surrounding communities to find construction workers traveling to and from the site who were picked up driving while intoxicated.
"I'm concerned that there are significant voids in that concrete, such that the structural integrity could be compromised in a seismic event," he
In response, an NRC staffer in the audience said the evidence available indicates there are no problems with the quality of the concrete at Seabrook Station.
The staffer said he's
aware of conversations that came up in the employee allegation files during the mid 1980s, but declined to comment further.
said allegations are reviewed and addressed by the NRC
Portsmouth Herald Local News: Lawmakers eye 2nd reactor at Seabrook
"It doesn't make economic sense or environmental sense," said Herb Moyer, president of the Seacoast Anti-Pollution League."We plan to ask the Centers for Disease Control to do a health study, and we're contemplating our own data collection effort." Moyer
, an Exeter resident, said there are routine radiation releases from every nuclear reactor, so building a second at Seabrook would increase the radiation in the area.
Rather than focusing on how to meet the energy needs, Moyer
said it is time to focus on conservation.
"The focus has always been on finding more resources and consuming more," he
Exeter selectmen nix broadcast on nuclear safety
Herb Moyer, an Exeter resident and member of the Seacoast Anti-Pollution League, asked selectmen to co-sponsor the March forum and allow it to be taped and televised at a later date.He
said the broadcast would allow those who are unable to attend the forum to see an important public safety function.Moyer
said it is crucial for the public to be informed of what procedures to follow in the unlikely event of an act of terrorism at Seabrook Station.
disagreed, saying the broadcast would be consistent with town policy.
If selectmen had any questions about the forum, Moyer
said, they would have them answered by viewing a tape of the proceedings before deciding whether to allow it to air.
expressed dissatisfaction with the board's failure to act on the request.
"I have to wonder what is behind the decision," Moyer
said, adding that the board probably feared the event carried political baggage, harkening back to the days of the anti-nuclear and pro-nuclear camps.
The forum, named "Living with Our Nuclear Neighbor at Seabrook in the Age of Terrorism," is supported by the Phillips Exeter Academy environmental action committee.
The panel for the forum will include representation from the Seacoast Anti-Pollution League
, the New Hampshire Office of Emergency Management, the Nuclear Information Resource Service and Seabrook Station
, according to Moyer
and a pamphlet publicizing the forum.
The forum is scheduled for March 7 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Academy Building at Phillips Exeter Academy