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Why is there no more news on Japan radiation?

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posted on Mar, 18 2011 @ 07:18 PM
here's some latest readings for areas around fukushima power plant, how much trust you want to place on these levels is up to you,

posted on Mar, 18 2011 @ 07:30 PM
You know, I was just perusing a bunch of websites to see what was out there and of all the ones I checked, there is very little being said:

Newsmax, Foxnews, Worldnet Daily, The Daily Caller, Mark Levin's website, Michael Savage's website. CNN and MSNBC have a little better coverage.

This disaster is far from over yet nobody wants to get to the heart of it and report it. Our media have become a joke. Nothing more than politics and entertainment.

posted on Mar, 18 2011 @ 07:31 PM
Worldwide governments don't want to panic their citizens.

Do I really need a 2nd line for this?

posted on Mar, 18 2011 @ 07:34 PM
Latest Press release from TEPCO Press Release (Mar 19,2011)
Status of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after Tohoku-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake (as of 1:00AM)

* The national government has instructed to evacuate for those local
residents within 20km radius of the site periphery and to remain indoors
for those local residents between 20km and 30km radius of the site

IAEA Update on Japan Earthquake
keeping in mind TEPCO reports to IAEA

IAEA Briefing on Fukushima Nuclear Emergency (18 March 2011, 14:00 UTC)

On 18 March 2011, Graham Andrew, Special Adviser to the IAEA Director General on Scientific and Technical Affairs, briefed both Member States and the media on the current status of nuclear safety in Japan. His opening remarks, which he delivered at 14:00 UTC at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna ...

CTBTO monitoring radiation levels for north america
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posted on Mar, 18 2011 @ 07:41 PM

Press Release (Mar 18,2011)
Assessment of INES (International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale) on the incident at Fukushima Daiichi and Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station

March 18, 2011
Tokyo Electric Power Company
Masataka Shimizu, President

It has been announced that the assessment of INES (International Nuclear
and Radiological Event Scale) on the incident at Unit 1, 2, and 3 of
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station caused by Tohoku-Taiheiyou-Oki
Earthquake resulted in "Level 5". We are taking this assessment very

We sincerely apologize to all the people living in the surrounding area of
the power station and people in Fukushima Prefecture, as well as to the
people of society for causing such great concern and nuisance.

We are taking this reality as an extreme regret, although it was caused by
the marvels of nature such as tsunami due to large scale earthquake that
we have never experienced before.

While receiving support and cooperation from the Japanese government and
related department and local authority, we will continue our maximum effort
to converge current situation


posted on Mar, 18 2011 @ 07:45 PM
They are probably getting radiation sickness in Japan.

posted on Mar, 18 2011 @ 07:53 PM

Unit Status
1 • Reactor cold shutdown, stable water level, offsite power is available.
• No refrigerant is leaked in the reactor contaminant vessel.
• Maintain average water temperature at 100°C in the pressure restraint.

2 • Reactor cold shutdown, stable water level, offsite power is available.
• No refrigerant is leaked in the reactor contaminant vessel.
• Maintain average water temperature at 100°C in the pressure restraint.

3 • Reactor cold shutdown, stable water level, offsite power is available.
• No refrigerant is leaked in the reactor contaminant vessel.
• Maintain average water temperature at 100°C in the pressure restraint.

4 • Reactor cold shutdown, stable water level, offsite power is available.
• No refrigerant is leaked in the reactor contaminant vessel.
• Maintain average water temperature at 100°C in the pressure restraint.

• In the Unit 1, 2, 3 and 4, which automatically shut down due to the
Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyo-Oki Earthquake on March 11th, 2011, we had
been preparing measures for decreasing the pressure of each reactor
containment vessel since March 12th. However, on March 17th, we
released such preparation in all of the Units.

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posted on Mar, 18 2011 @ 08:06 PM
reply to post by theghosthunter

Well, in my opinion, I think this whole thing is too hooby to get any real information out of it. You constantly have people contradicting each other, lying about other people's lies, retracting statements.. etc

That's obvious, but it's the only thing we can get from this.

But there was that plant operator who broke down in tears, and spilled the beans saying that it could kill people. I don't think people break down in tears for nothing..

posted on Mar, 18 2011 @ 08:08 PM

Originally posted by muzzleflash
What is "Corium"?
Maybe we should have used stone blocks, even though they may melt as well; eg: Pyramids...

Maybe you just discovered why the so-called sarcophagus of the Great Pyramid is so huge, has steam vents, is by a river, and so on... tomb for a decommissioned spacecraft core from long ago...

posted on Mar, 18 2011 @ 10:28 PM
this is the actual status of the Reactors as of 18 Mar 22:00

it's an inside report , im sorry if i duped the post in other thread but as i can't start a new thread ill post the link here , because it's more apropriate.

Trying to understand those graphics still

checkit out
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posted on Mar, 19 2011 @ 02:45 AM
they leave it at "low levels" or "uncertain levels" i believe this is connected to the mysterious pacific typhoons that flowed from west to east. that would suck u the massive amount the director was crying over, deposit that with their concentrated eyes, then dissipate. do people need more proof they have weather techs? i mean they admit it before they lie to us before they even start trying to clean it up (assuming they were caused by weather weps)

lots of coincidences that dont surprise me anymore

posted on Mar, 19 2011 @ 07:54 PM
frustrating....not much news still.

I think one of the power lines got hooked up # 2...pump working? is it cooling?

posted on Mar, 19 2011 @ 08:28 PM
reply to post by alldaylong

If you want to know how much radiation is spewing out around the reactors go this site. Look in the right margin under "Radiation Survival Information". On the bottom of that is a link to real time readings around the reactors themselves. There is also an article posted to this site about the lack of news. We are in a news blackout right now. The newest article on the site has some interesting finds to say the least.

posted on Mar, 19 2011 @ 08:31 PM
reply to post by muzzleflash

Stop getting your panties in a bunch.

You are not helping things by imagining such scenarios. Do you want this stuff to happen?

posted on Mar, 19 2011 @ 09:40 PM
reply to post by muzzleflash

It sounds like the thing to do would be to shovel, or direct the 'corium' mess in to the sea. That should cool it down. Unless the time bombs were built on a hill, like the red sludge reservoir in Hungary.... Since they're right near the ocean, maybe they could use a nuclear blast to eject the mess in the right direction, and let the whales worry about it.

It seems odd that all it took was a power outage to set off this inferno. Who could have predicted that, a power outage, of all things? Those never happen.
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posted on Mar, 19 2011 @ 10:08 PM
Here's why I'm worried and why I believe we aren't being told the truth.

Some news from the past can be enlightening.

The plume of radioactive material from the Chernobyl reactor accident passed over the United Kingdom and will increase the radiation dose to the population in the coming year. The increase above the normal annual dose from natural radiation, averaged over persons of all ages, will be about 15% in the north and 1% in the south of the country. Averaged over all ages and areas, the increase will be about 4%. This excess dose will decrease substantially in subsequent years.

Early estimates of UK radiation doses from the Chernobyl reactor

Now some news from the present.

Radiation reached around 20 times normal levels in the capital Tuesday morning, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said, while offering the assurance this reading posed no immediate risk to human health and that the public should remain calm.

Radiation levels spike in Tokyo; capital still safe, Ishihara says

20 times above normals levels in Tokyo huh. Well lets see how the 15% increase worked out for the UK over the past 20 years.

British farms still contaminated
Several days after the accident, a vast radioactive cloud drifted across parts of the UK, leaving a blanket of poisonous caesium-137 over England, Wales and the south and west of Scotland. In 1986 and 1987, restrictions were imposed on approximately 10,000 farms, of which 2,144 were in Scotland alone. Restrictions in June 1986 covered 5,100 farms in North Wales, about 120 in Northern Ireland and 1,670 in Cumbria in England.

Chernobyl accident still haunts UK


More than a third of Britain is still contaminated by radioactivity from the Chernobyl disaster two decades ago, and children are getting cancer as a result, an Independent on Sunday investigation has established.

Official measurements - published in a report launched in London yesterday - show that at least 34 per cent of the country will remain radioactive for centuries as the result of the accident, which took place 20 years ago on Wednesday.

And scientists have found rates of thyroid cancer in children in Cumbria, the worst-affected part of England, rose 12-fold after the catastrophe - and blame fallout from the radioactive cloud that spread from the stricken reactor. This confounds government assurances at the time that the radiation in Britain was "nowhere near the levels at which there is any hazard to health".

Chernobyl 'still causing cancer in British children

Thats pretty grimm. I had no idea the UK was hit that hard and there's a reason for that. TPTB don't want us to know.

United Nations nuclear and health watchdogs have ignored evidence of deaths, cancers, mutations and other conditions after the Chernobyl accident, leading scientists and doctors have claimed in the run-up to the nuclear disaster's 20th anniversary next month.

In a series of reports about to be published, they will suggest that at least 30,000 people are expected to die of cancers linked directly to severe radiation exposure in 1986 and up to 500,000 people may have already died as a result of the world's worst environmental catastrophe.

UN accused of ignoring 500,000 Chernobyl deaths

Then we add in this little fact...

Pentagon officials reported Sunday that helicopters flying 60 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant picked up small amounts of radioactive particulates — still being analyzed, but presumed to include cesium-137 and iodine-121 — suggesting widening environmental contamination.

Radioactivity detected 60 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant

I just hope there is no cesium-137 in the cloud that came over the jetstream or spreading over Japan. Nobody seems willing to give us those facts unfortunately. I think the worlds goverments have clearly demonstrated that they cannot be trusted to tell us the full truth of the ecological and health damage caused by nuclear accidents.

Just one last fact I dug up. According to this report....

Garwin's criticism centers on what he sees as a glaring omission--the report's failure to cite the findings of a 1993 study produced by the U.N. Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR), which estimated that the worldwide 'collective effective dose' from the Chernobyl accident was about 600,000 man-sieverts. He also refers to a report published last summer by the National Academy of Sciences on the effects of ionizing radiation, which concludes that each dose of whole-body radiation causes a lethal cancer at the rate of 0.04 cancer deaths per sievert of exposure.

The Garwin Archive

If that were true, and lets say 40 million Japanese were left living in a average dose of 20 microsieverts, which the government has said is no danger, then this would be the result.

1 sievert(Sv) = 1,000,000 microsieverts(mSv)

20 mSv/per hour x 24/hours = 480 mSv/per day
480 mSv/per day x 365/days = 175,200 mSv/per year
175,200 mSv/per year x 6/years = 1,051,200 mSv or 1 sievert

.04 of 40 million is 1,600,000 people dead in 6 years.

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