Dr. Helen Caldicot about the radioactivity coming from Fukashima,
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Japan admits daily radioactive release from Fukushima at 154 trillion Becquerels, many times higher than previously announced - Nuclear commission blames calculation error (April 23rd, 2011) !!!!!!!!!!
http://enenews.com/daily-radioactive-release-from-fukushima-is-150-t imes-higher-than-previously-announced-154-trillion-becquerels-releas ed-everyday
URGENT: Japan now admits Fukushima at 154 trillion Bq's/Day and West coast Radiation
Japan nuclear agency says No. 1 reactor container may be leaking - Problem revealed after "unprecedented and potentially risky" flooding operation began (April 26th, 2011)
http://enenews.com/japan-nuclear-agency-says-no-1-reactor-container- may-be-leaking-problem-revealed-after-unprecedented-and-potentially- risky-flooding-operation-began
(...) Tokyo Electric Power Co. started the unprecedented and potentially risky measure of allowing water to flood the containment vessels of three troubled reactors at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, company sources said.It is the world's first attempt to saturate the entire containment vessel with water [...] So far, TEPCO has been injecting water into the pressure vessels at the No. 1 through No. 3 reactors. Under the new plan, TEPCO will allow the water to overflow from the pressure vessels through valves and ruptured pipes until the water fills the outer containment vessels. [...] The water level at the No. 1 reactor has been raised to about 6 meters above the bottom of the containment vessel. That level is 3 meters below the bottom of the pressure vessel. [...] Industry specialists have raised doubts about the effects and safety of TEPCO's new operation. Since the concrete-made building of the No. 1 reactor may have been weakened by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami as well as aftershocks, it might not be able to bear the weight of the water, which will reach up to 7,400 tons. TEPCO said it is re-calculating the structural strength of the building.
Chernobyl recovery officer criticises Japan's efforts at Fukushima (25 Apr 2011)
Soviet efforts to contain the Chernobyl nuclear disaster a quarter of a century ago were far better than Japan's "slow-motion" response to the disaster at Fukushima, a leading member of the 1986 recovery effort said. -- In a rare interview on the eve of the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl on Monday, Col-Gen Nikolai Antoshkin said he was shocked at how poorly Japan had coped with its own nuclear disaster. "Right at the start when there was not yet a big leak of radiation they (the Japanese) wasted time. And then they acted in slow-motion," he said. The Soviets had evacuated 44,600 people within two and a half hours and put them up in "normal comfortable conditions" on the same day, he recalled."Look at advanced Japan," he said. "People are housed in stadiums and are lying about on the floors of sports halls in unhygienic conditions." Gen Antoshkin said he thought the Japanese were simply unable to cope on their own. "It is clear that they do not have enough strength or means. They need to ask the international community for help," he said. "I think the Japanese catastrophe is already more serious than Chernobyl. The main thing is that they do not allow it to become three, four or five times more serious." Gen Antoshkin, 68, was in charge of Soviet pilots who flew over Chernobyl's stricken fourth reactor, dropping lead, sand and clay from the air to try to contain radiation. In the ten days after the accident on 26 April 1986, his pilots flew 4,000 such flights, exposing themselves to huge radiation doses. Gen Antoshkin insisted that his men, many of whom later died from cancer, knew the risks they were taking. "Of course the pilots knew (they were getting high doses) and the consequences," he said. "But the pilots knew that the reactor needed to be covered as quickly as possible. You'd tell the pilot to leave but he'd come back." Radiation levels were so high that they were off the scale, he added, and precautions were as basic as being told to change uniform and have a good wash.
New type of Fukushima forecast shows radioactive Cesium, Iodine over large sections of U.S. and Canada (April 25th, 2011) VIDEOS
Should Canada be concerned about radiation from Fukushima? Doctors, local officials say yes (April 8th, 2011) several news
New EPA radiation tests show Cesium in California rainwater at highest level since crisis began (April 25th, 2011)
FUKUSHIMA = 2,000 Atomic Bombs - Killer Contamination Spreads Worldwide Without Opposition (April 22, 2011)
(San Francisco) - Radioactive contamination equivalent to the Fukushima, Japan disaster in terms of the hated "Mushroom Cloud" Atomic Bombs is two thousand (2,000) 500 Kiloton Atomic Bombs.* Each 500kt Atomic Bomb is 33 times bigger than the American Bomb that destroyed Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. (...) For now, we all wait and try to avoid the 10 radioactive particles set free for each of us on Earth, from Fukushima's triggered stationary nuclear weapons. Feel free to figure out how to dodge lethal, airborne particles you can't see. So far, the Fukushima disaster for Planet Earth is by no means resolved. The Powers That Be at TEPCO (the Tokyo Electric Power Company) and General Electric, makers of the reactors that created this killer, worldwide, invisible mist, say that they might get a handle on the situation in "six to nine months." The seven billion people on Earth don't have "six to nine months." Every single day that goes by the radioactive Fukushima Volcano slaughters more of us - silently with deadly radiation now or, years from now, with the inevitable cancer pandemic that will follow. The ten thousand trillion counts of radiation gushing forth per hour bring mortal illness to many of us. Aye, maybe even for most of us our own deaths are written on the Fukushima Radioactive Volcano Wind. Make no mistake about it. Many of us will die from the Fukushima Nuclear Weapon. Go ahead; try to read the wind. You must have a Radiation Monitor to even start. A good one costs $400.00. The price excludes most of us.
(...) Fukushima, or rather the almost 200 tons of fuel present in the four reactors and the 2800 tons of old reactor cores in big 40 ft deep swimming pools that stand over the reactors, represent a lethal and potentially apocalyptic contaminant for the internal poisoning of the whole human race. Taken together, the active reactors and old cores are equivalent to 2000 atomic bombs of 500 kilotons each. Fukushima is then, capable of dispersing in the biosphere, five times the long lived breathable radioactive poisons, cesium 137, Strontium 90, plutonium 239, etc., than all the combined nuclear detonations to date. It is as if Fukushima were equal to a 1000 megaton Atomic Bombs; or expressed another way, 2,000 individual 500 kiloton Atomic Bombs. CLIP
Fukushima Fallout - Two different stories told on safety of local radioactivity (22 APRIL 2011)
(...) I don't know about Alameda Sun readers, but I think it is criminally irresponsible for Vetter, a nuclear scientist, to lie to us about the safety and amount of radiation he is measuring, and that the public is being exposed to. Radiation is cumulative, is much more dangerous when it is ingested than when it is outside of you, and Vetter's own tests have shown the levels to be 181 times the MCLs on March 23. And no, the levels will not be going down, as the Fukushima plant is now a permanent hot spot on this planet that will continue to spew every form of isotope imaginable, including the deadliest of all, plutonium. As I write this on April 11, the Japanese government's nuclear safety agency has just raised the crisis level of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant accident from 5 to 7, the worst on the international scale. It is out of control, and they have no idea how to shut it down. The nuclear industry has been bending over backwards in this tragedy to protect their continuing interests in building plants throughout the world. They could care less about you or I or anything other than themselves, and by telling us that we have nothing to worry about from this ongoing disaster, and to let our dogs drink the rainwater, Vetter should be the last person to take advice from regarding this ongoing tragedy.
Busby: 'Can't seal Fukushima like Chernobyl - it all goes into sea' (April 25, 2011)
As world marks the Chernobyl anniversary, many say that the world has failed to learn the lessons on nuclear safety that the tragedy provided. RT talks to Professor Christopher Busby, Scientific secretary of the European Committee on radiation risks, for a little more insight on 21st century's most serious nuclear crisis at Fukushima. There might have been a nuclear explosion in the tank that hold the spent fuel rods made of MOX. There has been a meltdown and fisionning is still taking place in those reactors.
From Hiroshima to Fukushima, 1945-2011: A Nuclear Narrative of Hubris and Tragedy (28 March, 2011)
From Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 to the witches brew of melting, spewing and exploding nuclear matter at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Number One, the history of humanity's first decades of encounter with energy's atomic sources is unfolding as a poetic saga of hubris and tragedy.In 2011 as in 1945, the people of Japan have been put at the centre of a dark science experiment testing the limits of human capacities to absorb new frontiers of nuclear devastation. The tsunami of annihilation and then slow, radiation-induced sicknesses and deformities was introduced to the world with the terrible blasts of the two American Atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. CLIP
Thousands of tsunami victims undiscovered as clean-up crews are forced to slow down (26 Apr 2011)
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/8472984/Thousan ds-of-tsunami-victims-undiscovered-as-clean-up-crews-are-forced-to-s low-down.html
Tens of thousands of bodies remain undiscovered in the north of Japan because clean-up crews are being pressured to locate people's possessions rather than clear quake debris. (...) The task is to find the 11,999 people still listed as missing. To date, the bodies of 14,300 people have been recovered.The recovery teams and those responsible for clearing shattered buildings, rotting waste and ripped-up roads are in a race against time before the heat and humidity of Japan's summer months arrive in a few weeks' time.Bodies recovered from the rubble are already partly skeletal, while those that ended up in flooded paddy fields or washed out to sea are black and bloated.Decomposed bodies are not being shown to people searching for relations because it would be too distressing. Instead, family members are being asked to identify loved ones from the clothes in which they were found, the contents of their pockets or jewellery.Officials estimate that it may take a year to collect all the debris, which will be transferred to sites where it will be processed and disposed of. That could take another two years. The large-scale removal of debris, which in places has been compacted into piles four storeys high, is also impeded by residents returning to salvage.According to the government, 125,000 buildings were destroyed and the cost of repairing damage to homes, business and industry may hit £184 billion."It's been more than a month since the massive earthquake and tsunami, but we still have lots of people still missing," said Norikazu Muratani, a defence spokesman. "We want to recover them and return them to their families."More than six weeks after the earthquake, the likelihood is that thousands of people will never be found.
Magnitude 9.0 Tohoku Earthquake (3/11/11) and its aftershocks
This 3D animation shows the foreshocks, mainshock, and aftershocks of the Tohoku earthquake sequence, from three angles. The aftershocks plotted are through March 22, 2011.
HAARP wave clouds over Japan skies Just before Quake - A "smoking gun" signature??
Here she is talking about both Chernobyl and Fukushima:
Points she makes:
- About one million people have died as a result of Chernobyl
- 20,000 people developed thyroid cancer
- 40% of Europe is still dangerously radioactive from Chernobyl
- Exposure to one millionth of a gram of plutonium will give you cancer
- One pound of plutonium, evenly distributed, will kill everyone on the planet
- There is 250 kilograms of plutonium in a nuclear plant
- Plutonium is on its way to North America and, in fact, to all of the northern hemisphere
- When it rains, it concentrates into the food in the ground
- It takes 5 to 6 years to develop cancer after exposure
- There is a cumulative effect from radiation
See the radiation cloud: