Lethal Levels of Radiation at Fukushima: What Are the Implications?, Fairewinds Associates, August 4, 2011:
TEPCO has discovered locations on the Fukushima plant site with lethal levels of external gamma radiation. Fairewinds takes a close look at how this radiation might have been deposited and how similar radioactive material would have been released offsite.
. . . → Read More: Gundersen on lethal radiation levels: Even higher measurements to come — Nuclear core has leaked out and is on floor like a pancake working its way down (VIDEO)
Fukushima children promise Pope they will persevere through nuclear tragedy, Catholic News Agency, August 4, 2011:
Twenty elementary school children from northeast Japan promised Pope Benedict “they would never give up” in the face of adversity.
The children traveled from the Japanese city of Ofunato [...] a coastal city which was impacted by radiation . . . → Read More: Fukushima children go to Vatican, promise Pope they will “never lose their smiles, which are a source of hope”
Fukushima disaster not “unforeseen”-NRC commissioner, Reuters, August 4, 2011:
[...] This focus on the unthinkable is really misplaced. [Fukushima] was not unthinkable at all, [George Apostolakis, one of the five-member Nuclear Regulatory Commission] said in a speech at the Bipartisan Policy Centre.
He said not enough people have acknowledged that the plant should have . . . → Read More: NRC commissioner: Fukushima was not unthinkable at all — The secret that everybody knows but nobody wants to say anything about
Japan’s Fukushima catastrophe brings big radiation spikes to B.C., Georgia Straight (Vancouver) by Alex Roslin, August 4, 2011:
After Japan’s Fukushima catastrophe, Canadian government officials reassured jittery Canadians that the radioactive plume billowing from the destroyed nuclear reactors posed zero health risks in this country.
In fact, there was reason to worry. Health Canada . . . → Read More: Vancouver Paper: Health Canada detected massive amounts of radioactive material from Fukushima — Iodine-131 spiked above maximum allowed limit at 4 of 5 sites