Radioactive Sludge in Kindergartens in Tokamachi City, Niigata, EX-SKF, August 21, 2011:
Tokamachi City in Niigata Prefecture is located 205 kilometers west of Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant. It’s not even under the plume according to Professor Hayakawa’s map. [...]
From Yomiuri Shinbun (1:37PM JST 8/22/2011):
Tokamachi City in Niigata Prefecture announced on August . . . → Read More: 27,000 Bq/kg cesium in kindergarten near west coast of Japan — 200+ km from meltdowns
New Data Supports Previous Fairewinds Analysis, as Contamination Spreads in Japan and Worldwide, Fairewinds, August 21, 2011:
[...] In a new revelation, the NRC claims that the plutonium found more than 1 mile offsite actually came from inside the nuclear reactors. If such a statement were true, it indicates that the nuclear power plant . . . → Read More: Nuclear engineer: NRC now says reactors and containments have breached and released plutonium off-site — “Much worse” than if from spent fuel pools (VIDEO)
“Ecological Half Life” of Cesium-137 May Be 180 to 320 Years?, EX-SKF, August 22, 2011:
[...] From Wired Magazine (12/15/2009):
Reinhabiting the large exclusion zone around the [Chernobyl] accident site may have to wait longer than expected. Radioactive cesium isn’t disappearing from the environment as quickly as predicted, according to new research presented . . . → Read More: ‘Scientists don’t know why’: Cesium-137 in soil near Chernobyl has half-life of 180 to 320 years, not 30 years as is typical
福島の子供を守れ, LeChatBleuDansLaNuit, August 21, 2011:
At 10:45 in – Takashi Hirose
h/t Evacuate Fukushima 福島の子供を守れ
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Large Zone Near Japanese Reactors to Be Off Limits, New York Times, August 21, 2011:
Broad areas around the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant could soon be declared uninhabitable, perhaps for decades, after a government survey found radioactive contamination that far exceeded safe levels, several major media outlets said Monday.
The formal announcement, expected . . . → Read More: Japan gov’t to finally admit indefinite forced depopulation of large zones around Fukushima plant
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