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Fukushima plant set to release radioactive material into ocean

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posted on Jul, 17 2017 @ 09:28 AM
I don't understand how any intelligent government could think this was a good idea.

Polluting our planet so openly should be a serious, serious crime.

Surely top scientists could think of a better way to get rid of/treat the nuclear waste? Makes me really sad for the future of the planet.

They could create a gigantic godzilla and store barrels inside it. Godzilla had atomic breath afterall.

posted on Jul, 17 2017 @ 11:28 AM
a reply to: DontTreadOnMe

That is a really good question. I didn't even consider that at all?

Did Japan sign up for the Paris Climate Accord?
Surely this type of pollution had to be discussed.

posted on Jul, 18 2017 @ 12:10 AM
Long Long Time Ago .....

The US Coast Guard Did...

( Video )

1950s: Radioactive waste material is dumped in the Atlantic Ocean by the United States Coast Guard and an animation and a Fathometer reading show the depth, in 1959. t-guard.html?search/s4F_kSp7l6cmMDg4HOTJag:1:35/gg

and... The USA wasnt so Much Differt

History, Locations, Country Totals, Types, Amounts Of Radioactive Nuclear Waste And Reactors Dumped In Oceans And Seas /

U.S.A. had Dumped Nuclear Waste on both sides of the Coast Line
let alone Europe , UK , Russia ,China , and Japan since the 50s

Rusting barrels of nuclear waste dumped by UK between 1950 and 1963.

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posted on Jul, 18 2017 @ 07:52 AM

originally posted by: EternalShadow

originally posted by: Bluntone22
I don't think they know what else to do with the water.

From what I understand, the technology needed to clean it up doesn't even exist.

Yes these idiotic experts. No thought was given to this at the early beginnings of the nuclear industry. With no solution with regards to what to do with the toxic waste and byproducts it should have not been allowed to go into production. And nuclear is often called a clean!! However, this volatile method of producing electricity does provide the military with material to make their weapons, so I guess maybe someone did think about it. Whilst its not our direct problem at the moment, its never going away (read thousands of years) and it will be down to our grandchildren to deal with the consequences.

posted on Jul, 19 2017 @ 11:10 AM
a reply to: burdman30ott6 Japan is a signatory to the London Convention, the international treaty that bans ocean dumping of radioisotopes. If the plan for their ocean dumping of tritium takes place, that becomes a treaty violation for Japan.

For those unfamilar with the environmental consequences of tritium, there are a number of studies that look at its biological risks. The independent Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists published one such study in March 1984:

posted on Sep, 29 2017 @ 05:30 PM
Fukushima debris is carrying a lot of marine life to new parts.

"Tsunami drives species 'army' across Pacific to US coast"

A year later, scientists began finding tsunami debris with living creatures still attached, washing up on the shores of Hawaii and the western US coast from Alaska down to California.
"Many hundreds of thousands of individuals were transported and arrived in North America and the Hawaiian islands - most of those species were never before on our radar as being transported across the ocean on marine debris," lead author Prof James Carlton, from Williams College and Mystic Seaport, told BBC News

here's hoping we do NOT see new Kudzus or Zebra Mussels in the Americas. alien species are almost always very bad news.

posted on Sep, 29 2017 @ 07:03 PM
I wonder if the washed up debris on the West Coast would make a Geiger counter act up. Anyone have tried?

posted on Sep, 30 2017 @ 12:09 AM
a reply to: Cofactor

Not much reason for it to. The debris was dragged out to sea by the tsunami before the reactor problems occurred.

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