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Markey, Public Health, Nuclear Safety Experts Urge White House to Implement Nuclear “Emergency Pill” Law

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Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and leaders of the American Thyroid Association and Physicians for Social Responsibility wrote White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John Holdren, urging him to overturn the Bush administration’s decision not to implement the decade-old law that requires the supply of radiation “emergency pills” to U.S. citizens who live within 20 miles of a nuclear power plant.

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