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You won't hear this on any mainstream news!!! (Nuclear Fallout)

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posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 01:00 PM
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That's all fine and dandy when it comes to functioning nuclear plants. What about the ones that are melting down? Are those safer than coal plants?



You crackpots crack me up




posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 01:08 PM
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well whatever way you look at it, it is not doing us any good!!

dont know why people here go against individual or independant scientists(even nuclear scientists) word and say everything is going to be ok, how do ye know? i understand there can be a lot of fearmongering on here and elsewhere but there is no denying the severity of this situation! chernobyl was one reactor,smaller,with less fuel and only uranium, not MOX fuel and 40 years worth of used fuel rods blown up, and look at the after effects. imo japan is the daddy of all disasters and people can deny it all they want untill the effects become clear in years time just like chernobyl, only worse.
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posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 01:23 PM
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Biography of Dr Caldicott:

www.franzlee.org.ve...

Plenty of interesting articles on her website:
www.helencaldicott.com...


Coverup of Australia's nuclear fallout committed by Britain:
nuclear-news.net...
allshookup.org...

Christmas Island nuclear testing:
www.janeresture.com...

Oceania nuclear testing:
www.janesoceania.com...

Australia's map of nuclear sites:
www.australianmap.net...

Australia's nuclear time bomb; 60 MINS, transcript available tomorrow:
sixtyminutes.ninemsn.com.au...



posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 04:51 PM
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This may be your last post? Cause you posted a Youtube video about the dangers of nuclear fallout? Don't you think that's being just a tad dramatic?

Pretty horrific video, but at the end she says it all, "There's nothing we can do about it."
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posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 06:36 PM
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Originally posted by Hawking
reply to post by XPLodER
 


This may be your last post? Cause you posted a Youtube video about the dangers of nuclear fallout? Don't you think that's being just a tad dramatic?

Pretty horrific video, but at the end she says it all, "There's nothing we can do about it."
edit on 24-4-2011 by Hawking because: (no reason given)


how can you not understand how dramatic this is,
do you understand the implications of what is acually happining?
how much material and how many plants are effected?
do you not realize that ALL THE OTHER PLANTS of this design is a risk for EXACTLY
the same shut down with no power senario

all the reactors with the fuel ponds above them have up to 4 X the amount
of material that is mandated by the design of the pool
why are the pools so full?
some of the reactors had just been refuled with freash MOX
the nuclear agencys are aware the same black out of power or shut down sequence failure
would result in the exact same thing as the 7 plants in JAPAN
if this system is safe why did all 5 plants fail?
because if 5 failed it is a sestemic risk with the DESIGN
how many more plants world wide are of this same design but with more spent rods in the fuel pools

to the rest of the posters who think providing SAFTEY and environmental studies
LETS DO A SAFTEY STUDY AT FUKASHIMA
and guess what folks there are alot of these potential systemic failures called nuclear power planrs scattered all over the world

WHAT do you do with 50 tons of highly nuclear reactor waste?
you spend billions to stop it geting into the environment
well guess what japans reactors have thrown up tons into the environment
nuclear power is the greastest threat to the planet full stop

WE are DESTROYING our environment
MORE than CARBON
nuclear lasts thousands of years
in the environment

HOW can the saftey record of NUCLEAR aplogise to the world for the hidden toll of this form of power.

the only two sources for power were cleaverly worded to exclude other forms of power generation
the cause no ill effect on the population

hydro thermal and geo thermal power
electric vehicles are not even mentioned (NUCLEAR ADVIDCATES hate electrical)

GM bought out an electric car and gave it to celebrities to test and drive for months
when people started enquiring how to buy
something happened and ALL the cars got crushed
to say there is no alternative shows the control over industry the nuclear lobby has

so if ALL of nuclear reactors are not stopped the logical conclusion is
accident releasing ever more deadly particles over time into the environmnet
or full the earth with deposits of spent fuel bunkers and hope they dont leak

ask yourself
can fucashima happen anywhere else?
YES anywhere with the same reactor design is at risk
and any figars you want to show me that show saftey
i can show you fauilure points
5 of them at fucushima

down playing the risk of plutonium and in the same breath defending nuclears saftey?

xploder
edit on 24-4-2011 by XPLodER because: spelling



posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 07:00 PM
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How scary is scary? this quote from Swiss authorities when inforcing their claims on passive smoking,

"Nicole Disler of the Federal Health Office told swissinfo.ch that second-hand smoke was a serious health risk and that the new law would provide protection to non-smokers.
“There is no lower limit where second-hand smoke would not be harmful, and it can cause among other things, lung cancer, cardiovascular diseases, asthma and infections of the respiratory system"

In just about everything else we have legal, (acceptable) limits including radiation, or background radiation. So there is no particular reason to disbelieve what the video is saying about radiation if read in isolation. trouble is, we are also expected to believe that there is a superior threat from passive smoking..can you see where I'm going? I once did research on 245T, aka Dioxin since it was used in forestry operations. Monkeys were injected with 245T at the ratio of one, 250,000 part of their bodyweight, they all died with multible tumours in all parts of their bodies. No need then to imagine what Agent Orange was up to when it was sprayed in the air. It is also easy to see then, that noone really knows anything outside of controlled experiments, which are not written in stone, but are often proposed in that way.



posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 07:37 PM
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I guess they better get another half a million more men to sign up for death to get this mess cleaned up then just like Chernoble, how about using convicts, the murderers and rapists have no real purpose in life, maybe we should use them for a little job.



posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 07:48 PM
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Originally posted by orinoco4
I guess they better get another half a million more men to sign up for death to get this mess cleaned up then just like Chernoble, how about using convicts, the murderers and rapists have no real purpose in life, maybe we should use them for a little job.


I guess you didn't really look at the video, there is no, "They better"



posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 08:11 PM
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What about them?

How is it possible for such vast sums of some of the heaviest metals known to exist for more than a few femptoseconds to just magi-poof into the air and osmos their way over here and cause radiation levels to skyrocket?

By that logic - I'm at risk for suffering lead poisoning because somewhere within a thousand miles of here is a lead-ore processing facility, because they melt lead and it is going to magi-poof its way into the air I breathe.

Now, explain the whole crackpot reasoning, again?

reply to post by XPLodER
 



do you understand the implications of what is acually happining?


Far better than your ability to spell, apparently.


do you not realize that ALL THE OTHER PLANTS of this design is a risk for EXACTLY
the same shut down with no power senario


The "no power" scenario is pretty silly. There are plenty of contingencies to deal with this type of event at other facilities. Japan's case is unique because there was a god damned tsunami of #-us power that kind of made the task of getting a mile down the road a monumental task that takes all damned day.

Have you ever seen areas hit by tsunamis or hurricanes outside of TV footage? I have, first hand - it's unreal. The most basic of things (much less more complex things like dealing with separating spent and in-use nuclear fuel according to protocol) nearly impossible.


all the reactors with the fuel ponds above them have up to 4 X the amount
of material that is mandated by the design of the pool
why are the pools so full?


Because anti-nuclear whackos get all bent out of shape when we want to build proper nuclear storage facilities. Companies are prevented from building these facilities of their own accord by government regulations that forbid them from doing so. So, they have no other choice but to -modify- the pools and restructure to make the storage practices safe during normal operation.


LETS DO A SAFTEY STUDY AT FUKASHIMA


And exclude any reference to the tsunami that prevented the type of response that would be mounted to deal with any similar scenario elsewhere.


WE are DESTROYING our environment
MORE than CARBON
nuclear lasts thousands of years
in the environment


Yes, we are destroying the environment by pulling radioactive isotopes out of the ground, accelerating their rates of decay in reactors for energy, and depositing less-radioactive waste in a repository.

Nuclear reactors are, in essence, a way of clearing background radiation out of the environment.


electric vehicles are not even mentioned (NUCLEAR ADVIDCATES hate electrical)


What the living hell are you talking about? This is about -power plants- not car engines. The electrical power for a car has to come from somewhere.

As for geothermal and hydro-electric - those are both restricted by locale.


GM bought out an electric car and gave it to celebrities to test and drive for months
when people started enquiring how to buy
something happened and ALL the cars got crushed


I suppose you could source this?

Electrical cars are very expensive for what they are worth, however. The batteries need to be replaced about once every three years - five at the absolute max. The chemicals used in those batteries are highly caustic and death to all living things. You also have to deal with recharge time - they are nice for running errands and other short there-and-home commutes, but not practical for 'trips to the city' and other longer distance travel.


to say there is no alternative shows the control over industry the nuclear lobby has


.... I thought it was big-oil that controlled everything.

Of course, with a tin-foil hat of the proper thickness - even the most well plotted conspiracies reveal themselves in alphabet soup.


ask yourself
can fucashima happen anywhere else?
YES anywhere with the same reactor design is at risk
and any figars you want to show me that show saftey
i can show you fauilure points
5 of them at fucushima


Good thing the Fukushima design is old and out-dated.



posted on Apr, 25 2011 @ 12:25 AM
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my spelling ability is not the point here so stop trying to deflect from the truth
5 plants had major problems at once

HOW SAFE IS THAT?

you are of the mindset that helped create this crisis

your deflections are obvious and to attack my spelling shows your tactics clearly for all to read

you act like a sock puppet mouth piece for the nuclear industry

IMHO
you should be asahmed of crisazizing miy speeeellllingg

xplodre



posted on Apr, 25 2011 @ 07:44 AM
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my spelling ability is not the point here so stop trying to deflect from the truth


I like to play with my opponents and engineer their existence. It provides some form of entertainment while interacting with lesser forms of life.


5 plants had major problems at once

HOW SAFE IS THAT?


Really, perhaps you can elaborate on why this is a problem for nuclear power abroad?

Would it have something to do with the fact there was a tsunami? Thousands of people were injured and killed because the buildings they were in all suffered structural failures at the same time. How safe is your local parking garage... really?


you are of the mindset that helped create this crisis


Cool, I just became a "them."


you act like a sock puppet mouth piece for the nuclear industry


Because I cited a few resources that use such elitist propaganda as numbers and logic?

However, if I am a mouthpiece/sock-puppet, I would greatly appreciate some kick-backs from the nuclear power industry that has a choke-hold on the world as it is systematically banned by governments around the world.


IMHO
you should be asahmed of crisazizing miy speeeellllingg


It was merely to point out that this was the only real criticism of my post that you had.

Your only other points were: "five plants had problems at the same time."

Which is rather easily explained by the Earthquake that ravaged the entire coastline of Japan. As entire business and residential complexes suddenly became oceanfront property after having been shaken darn-near to the ground (if not completely) - the reactor complex simply overheated.

and a series of ad-hominem attacks. Which is a poor strategy against me as I'm a narcissistic, elitist prick sitting atop ranked mental acuity in the 99.9 percentile. There's not going to be much about me that anyone likes (when I'm in 'debate mode'), and I'll gladly point out how much better than you I am.

Not to mention I have characteristics in line with Asperger's - so being socially normal/acceptable is rather lost to me.



posted on Apr, 25 2011 @ 08:06 AM
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Originally posted by orinoco4
I guess they better get another half a million more men to sign up for death to get this mess cleaned up then just like Chernoble, how about using convicts, the murderers and rapists have no real purpose in life, maybe we should use them for a little job.


Perhaps, you could also include the makers of such things, their families who live of the profit as well as the various government departments and said members who profit and allow such terrible things to be built, I figure they should have front row seats in any such cleanup.

Regarding the by products of such terrible things, playing Russian roulette is safe as long as you don't get the loaded chamber, I guess it is all perspective.

Everyone involved in such things should be tried, judged and executed for crimes against humanity, regardless of where they bought their degree..

edit on 25-4-2011 by marsend because: typo



posted on Apr, 25 2011 @ 08:17 AM
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Thank you!!!!
I've been looking for a video with a 'layman's' explanation of what's going on to share with my 'SHEEP'-ish friends
Great, straight forward presentation.

*just stinks that there's nothing we can really do about it......
all the more reason to have an ATS convention (see my signature) so that I can officially say,
"nice knowing y'all!"


Peace and L



posted on Apr, 25 2011 @ 08:42 AM
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I agree about the deflection...
we know what you mean(t)



And your post made me think of one of Daniel Tosh's jokes...
"So, you know who loves to get fisted?!......SOCK PUPPETS!"
ROTFL'ing everywhere

*sorry, couldn't help myself*



posted on Apr, 25 2011 @ 09:26 AM
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Oh yeah....forgot this little 'BTW' tidbit...

My parents knew (and I mean, personally, not knew as is in "knew of") 2 of those 3 GE engineers.

Both of my parents used to work for GE- at the Nuke plant in NC- which is how they met.
*aweeee! lol*


My mom was part of the rod assembly team.
And yes, that means she handled Uranium on a daily basis.

And my dad was one of the Plant Managers.

I don't know details, but I will certainly look into if anyone's interested



posted on Jun, 15 2011 @ 08:42 AM
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Originally posted by ltinycdancerg
reply to post by XPLodER
 


Oh yeah....forgot this little 'BTW' tidbit...

My parents knew (and I mean, personally, not knew as is in "knew of") 2 of those 3 GE engineers.

Both of my parents used to work for GE- at the Nuke plant in NC- which is how they met.
*aweeee! lol*


My mom was part of the rod assembly team.
And yes, that means she handled Uranium on a daily basis.

And my dad was one of the Plant Managers.

I don't know details, but I will certainly look into if anyone's interested


Greetings:

We sincerely wish, hope and pray that your parents have not contacted any significant (dangerous) radiation during the years.

Is there any type of on-going monitoring process for such instances as this?

And now, for something completely different.

We are truly amazed that presenting what is a pure fact - without any spin associated to it - can generate such an outbreak of insecurity and outright fear-driven responses.

We had always expected that readers here can receive and interpret facts as presented, instead of demanding filtering for what some deem is unpleasant information.

We urge that sub-segment to immediately and permanently orient their attention to other media outlets that does the pr-efiltering for them, as per the government's mandate of not spreading panic.

Check this out:




Government Radiation Expert Deconstructs Myth Of “Safe” Radiation Levels
Nuclear radiation expert and renowned Government radiation expert, Chris Bubsy, deconstructs the myths and propaganda of so-called “safe” levels of nuclear radiation.


Since the Fukushima accident we have seen a stream of experts on radiation telling us not to worry, that the doses are too low, that the accident is nothing like Chernobyl and so forth. They appear on television and we read their articles in the newspapers and online. Fortunately the majority of the public don’t believe them.
(...)
And in an interview with me in Stockholm in 2009, Dr Jack Valentin, the ex-Scientific Secretary of the ICRP conceded this, and also made the statement that the ICRP risk model, the one used by all governments to assess the outcome of accidents like Fukushima, was unsafe and could not be used. You can see this interview on the internet, on www.vimeo.com.



Why is the ICRP model unsafe?

Because it is based on “absorbed dose”. This is average radiation energy in Joules divided by the mass of living tissue into which it is diluted. A milliSievert is one milliJoule of energy diluted into one kilogram of tissue.

As such, it would not distinguish between warming yourself in front of a fire and eating a red hot coal. It is the local distribution of energy that is the problem.

The dose from a singly internal alpha particle track to a single cell is 500mSv! The dose to the whole body from the same alpha track is 5 x 10-11 mSv. That is 0.000000000005mSv. But it is the dose to the cell that causes the genetic damage and the ultimate cancer.

The cancer yield per unit dose employed by ICRP is based entirely on external acute high dose radiation at Hiroshima, where the average dose to a cell was the same for all cells.


Please go to the source to read the full story - it is well worth your time. He concludes with this:


There is a gap between them and us.

Between the phoney scientists and the public who don’t believe what they say.

Between those who are employed and paid to protect us from radioactive pollution and those who die from its consequences.

Between those who talk down what is arguably the greatest public health scandal in human history, and the facts that they ignore.

more

Joseph Conrad wrote: “After all the shouting is over, the grim silence of facts remain.”


Meanwhile, back at the ranch:

Traces of radiation from the crippled nuclear plant in Japan are being detected in states from California to Massachusetts, carried across the Pacific on broad rivers of wind. But state officials say there is no public health risk.

OK....let's investigate that statement a bit further.

Let's start with this from the Wall Street Journal:

Radiation Detected in U.S.


U.S. states, which aren't recommending protective measures for the public, are reporting tiny amounts of radioactive iodine known as Iodine-131 that is seen in the early stages of a nuclear reaction. It has a short half-life of eight days, meaning that in that time, half of it will have decayed to a non-radioactive state, a process that will continue until it is undetectable, Mr. Matus said.

In Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, public officials said radiation found in rainwater last week posed no threat to drinking water. Pennsylvania repeatedly tested the drinking water from six regions in the state over the weekend, but detected no Iodine-131, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said in a statement Monday.

People might "get alarmed by making what would be an [color=limegreen]inappropriate connection from rainwater to drinking water," Mr. Corbett said in a statement.

We offer the following article without comment:

28 March 2011
Radioactive Iodine-131 in Pennsylvania Rainwater Sample is 3300%
Above Federal Drinking Water Standard



Governor Corbett Says Public Water Supply Testing Finds No Risk to Public From Radioactivity Found in Rainwater, Pennsylvania Office of the Governor, March 28, 2011:

The (Iodine-131) numbers reported in the rainwater samples in Pennsylvania range from 40-100 picocuries per liter (pCi/L). Although these are levels above the background levels historically reported in these areas, they are still about 25 times below the level that would be of concern. The federal drinking water standard for Iodine-131 is three pCi/L. …

On Friday, rainwater samples were taken in Harrisburg, where levels were 41 pCi/L and at nuclear power plants at TMI and Limerick, where levels were 90 to 100 pCi/L.

Corbett emphasized that the drinking water is safe and there is no cause for health concerns. …

“Rainwater is not typically directly consumed,” Corbett said. “However, people might get alarmed by making what would be [color=limegreen]an inappropriate connection from rainwater to drinking water. By testing the drinking water, we can assure people that the water is safe.” …

This is not the radiation you seek... move along...

How Safe Is the Rain in America?

Prevailing winds routinely waft plumes of dust, coal-smoke, wild-fire soot, industrial grit and other microscopic particles from Asia to North America, several atmospheric scientists said.

Carried up by the rising warm air in the region around the damaged Fukushima plant, particles of radioactive isotopes such as Iodine-131 and Xenon-133 are being carried at about 50 miles per hour by winds blowing from west to east in a band of the atmosphere called the troposphere, about 6,500 feet to about 30,000 feet or more above the ground.


(...)
Generally, "the stuff will be spread in a long stream and, as it spreads, it becomes quite dilute," said research scientist Tony VanCuren at the California Air Resources Board.

Under current conditions, particles from the Fukushima complex would take about a week or so to cross the Pacific.

Typically, the particles will stay aloft until washed out of the air by rain or buffeted to lower altitude by turbulence, creating an unpredictable patchwork of fallout.

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4 April 2011
Cesium-137 Threat Grows While MSM Remains Silent


Cesium-137 has been detected in drinking water and milk here in the United States. Cesium and Tellurium were found in Boise, Las Vegas, Nome and Dutch Harbor, Honolulu, Kauai and Oahu, Anaheim, Riverside, San Francisco, and San Bernardino,  Jacksonville and Orlando, Salt Lake City,  Guam, and Saipan while Uranium-234, with a half-life of 245,500 years has been found in Hawaii, California, and Washington.

The EPA has radiation monitoring sites situated around the country.

Radioactive isotopes spread through the atmosphere accumulate in milk after they fall to earth in rain or dust and settle on vegetation, where they are ingested by grazing cattle. Iodine-131 is known to accumulate in the thyroid gland, where it can cause cancer and other thyroid diseases. Cesium-137 accumulates in the body’s soft tissues and bone marrow where it increases risk of cancer.

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The corporate media in the West is downplaying and basically ignoring the threat. On the one hand, the EPA tells us Cesium-137 is appearing in milk and water around the country, while on the other telling us not to worry.

The EPA said in March that “while they were above the historical and background norm, the levels weren’t considered harmful to human health.”

The agency sounds the alarm about radioactivity in cigarette smoke while minimizing the risk from an out-of-control nuclear plant that continues to spew radioactivity on an hourly basis... continuously!

Something is seriously wrong when a supposedly free media and government agencies in the U.S. downplay or completely ignore the threat.


“On April 4, the Japanese government also has requested the Japan Meteorological Society and Japanese universities not to release data from radiation measurement to avoid “public panic”. Rainwater samples have all demonstrated elevated concentrations of radioactive Tellurium-02, Ruthenium-04 and Technetium-04.

“280 sensors to measure radiation release from atomic bomb testing were established under the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in 1996. These sensors are detecting levels equivalent to Chernobyl releases. One scientist, Gerhard Wotawa, noted, ‘I’ve never seen data like this in my career.’


So how do we deal with disaster?

Austria, Germany, Canada and Australia have banned eight episodes of The Simpsons dealing with nuclear crisis.

The Simpsons, now in its 24th season with 480 episodes, has been one of the few outlets to show the greed of nuclear operators, groveling toadies and a complacent public to a mainstream television audience — meltdowns caused by jelly doughnuts!

Kopp Online, Xander News and other non-English news agencies are reporting that the EU implemented a secret “emergency” order, [color=limegreen]without informing the public, that increases the amount of radiation permitted in food by up to 2000% (20 times) the previous food standards.

According to EU bylaws, radiation limits may be raised during a nuclear emergency
to prevent food shortages.

4 April 2011
Radiation Detected In Drinking Water In 13 More US Cities,
Cesium-137 In Vermont Milk



Radiation has reached the EPA's maximum contaminant level in some milk samples.




Radiation from Japan has been detected in drinking water in 13 more American cities, and Cesium-137 has been found in American milk—in Montpelier, Vermont—for the first time since the Japan nuclear disaster began, according to data released by the Environmental Protection Agency late Friday.

Milk samples from Phoenix and Los Angeles contained Iodine-131 at levels roughly equal to the maximum contaminant level permitted by EPA in drinking water, the data shows. The Phoenix sample contained 3.2 picoCuries per liter of Iodine-131. The Los Angeles sample contained 2.9.

The EPA maximum contaminant level is 3.0, but this is a conservative standard designed to minimize exposure over a lifetime, so EPA does not consider these levels to pose a health threat. The FDA, not the EPA, regulates milk.

UPDATE: The FDA's Derived Intervention Level for Iodine-131 in milk is much higher: 4700 picoCuries per liter.
Read why.

Radioactive isotopes accumulate in milk after they spread through the atmosphere, fall to earth in rain or dust, and settle on vegetation, where they are ingested by grazing cattle. Iodine-131 is known to accumulate in the thyroid gland, where it can cause cancer and other thyroid diseases. Cesium-137 accumulates in the body’s soft tissues, where it increases risk of cancer, according to EPA.

A rainwater sample collected in Boise on March 27 contained 390 picocures per liter of iodine-131, plus 41 of cesium-134 and 36 of cesium-137. EPA released this result for the first time yesterday. Typically several days pass between sample collection and data release because of the time required to collect, transport and analyze the samples.

But the EPA drinking-water data includes one outlier—an unusually, but not dangerously, high reading in a drinking water sample from Chatanooga, Tennessee.


The Watts Bar Dam site in Spring City, Tennessee

The sample was collected at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Sequoyah nuclear plant. A Tennessee official told the Chatanooga Times last week that radiation from Japan had been detected at Sequoyah but is “1,000 to 10,000 times below any levels of concern.”

The 1.6 picocures per liter reported by the EPA on Friday is slightly more than half the maximum contaminant level permitted in drinking water, but more uniquely, it is many times higher than all the other drinking water samples collected in the U.S.
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5 April 2011


The flow of highly radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean near Japan's distressed nuclear power plant has stopped, the plant's owners said.

The water was escaping from a concrete pit with a large crack in it, the Tokyo Electric Power Co. said. Officials said the company used a substance called liquid glass to seal the crack and the leak stopped Wednesday morning.

The release of radioactive waste has raised concerns in Japan and elsewhere about the safety of seafood. On Tuesday, Japan's government set its first radiation safety standards for fish after radioactive contamination in nearby seawater was measured at several million times the legal limit.

[color=limegreen]TEPCO insisted that the radiation will rapidly disperse and that it poses no immediate danger.

But an expert said exposure to the highly concentrated levels near the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant could cause immediate injury and that the leaks could result in residual contamination of the sea in the area.
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12 April 2011
Nuclear Professor “Surprised” by Radioactive Seaweed South of Seattle


… KIRO 7 obtained samples of seaweed from Budd Inlet near Olympia two weeks ago. Professor Kris Starosta (a nuclear scientist) at Simon Fraser University confirmed the presence of radioactive Iodine Monday.

“We have seen Iodine 131 in the sample you sent us,” he said. “I think it’s pretty clear by now this must be Iodine 131 from releases from Fukushima.” …

“I think it is surprising,” Starosta said. “I guess I was assuming it wouldn’t reach this far, but it did.” …
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12 April 2011
Fukushima Meltdown Could Trigger Atomic Explosion


A British professor and expert on the health effects of ionizing radiation told Alex Jones today evidence points toward a nuclear explosion occurring at the Fukushima Daiichi complex. Two explosions at the plant in March were described as hydrogen gas explosions by Japanese officials and the corporate media.

Using ratios of the radionuclides Xenon 133 and Xenon 133m which they measured by gamma spectrometer, the Russians demonstrated that the Chernobyl explosion was a fission criticality explosion and not principally a hydrogen explosion as has been claimed.

“I believe that the explosion of the No 3 reactor may have also involved criticality but this must await the release of data on measurements of the Xenon isotope ratios,” he writes in a statement on Fukushima and Chernobyl emailed to Infowars.com.

Busby further notes that the surface contamination and of dose rates 60 kilometers out from the Fukushima site on March 17 exceeded that released at Chernobyl.

He explains in his statement that the damaged reactors at Fukushima “are now continuing to fission. It is hoped that there will be no separation of plutonium and possible nuclear explosion. I feel that this is unlikely now.” Short of an actual plutonium explosion, the reactors remain open to the air and will continue to “fission and release radionuclides for years unless something drastic is done.”

Dr. Busby noted a precedent for the dire scenario now unfolding – a nuclear explosion at a plutonium production reprocessing plant in the former Soviet Union in 1957.

The incident at the Mayak facility was the second-worst nuclear accident in history after the Chernobyl disaster. The explosion released 50-100 tonnes of high-level radioactive waste and contaminated a huge territory in the eastern Urals.

The Soviets kept the explosion secret for 30 years. According to a report on the accident, about 400,000 people in the region were irradiated following the explosion and other incidents at the plant.

Ural Mountains Radiation Pollution

17 April 2011
Have the Real Cesium-137 Fallout Maps Been Hidden From the Public?

Compare these two images.

First the publicly released Cs-137 total column fallout map for 24th March. This analysis was made on 26th March.


Now the map on the server here for the same time on the same date. The key gradient is the same. This analysis was made the day before, on the 25th March.


That's right, it shows the Northern Hemisphere getting absolutely plastered with radioactive Cesium-137. If this is incorrect, why is it kept on file and not the public one?  If it is the real version, why is it not publicly released?
source.

19 April 2011
High Levels Of Caesium And Xenon Nuclear Fallout Found In Japan Radiation Forecasts Not Being Shown To The Public


We previously reported that Dutchsinse, who has been falling the Japan nuclear radiation forecasts being generated by different scientific organizations, stumbled across an entirely different set of radiation forecasts not released to the public.
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Censored Japan Nuclear Radiation Forecasts Not Released To Public Found?

Japan nuclear radiation forecasts produced by the Norwegian Air Institute have apparently been censored and never released to the public. Here are three videos discuss these forecasts and making there existence public knowledge.
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And this particular nugget from TEPCO:

19 April 2011
Current Status at Fukushima Daiichi
Workers have been struggling to prevent a nuclear disaster at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Here's the current status of each of the six reactors. 
Last updated April 19, 2011.

20 April 2011
Comparison Of Censored And Uncensored Japan Fukushima Nuclear Radiation Fallout Forecast

Cover-up of Japan Fukushima Nuclear Radiation Fallout Forecasts Exposed!
We previously reported on the steady concentrated stream of Nuclear radioactive fallout heading toward the US and Canada.

We now have for the first time a side-by-side evaluation of two radiation fallout forecasts. On the left is the censored version released to the public downplaying the levels of radiation spreading around the world. On the right is the same uncensored forecast.




And now for something completely different:

27 April 2011


presents

America's Worst Nukes

Poorly-regulated nuclear power plants had 13 'near-misses' in 2010.

This is a great photo-essay put together by Rolling Stone Magazine and well-worth the read.




Arkansas Nuclear One
Location: Russellville, AR
Owner: Entergy
Near-miss: Security problems prompted the NRC to conduct a special investigation.
Details not publicly available.

Source: Union of Concerned Scientists, The NRC and Nuclear Power Plant Safety
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And that, my friends, were some highlights from April, 2011.

In Peace, Love & Light

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