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Asahi: Gov’t funded researchers “have sounded the alarm” — Calling for “immediate” monitoring — 175 Billion becquerels flow PER DAY in just one river in one city 60 km from meltdowns

Cesium levels hit tens of billions of becquerels at river mouth, AJW by The Asahi Shimbun, November 25, 2011 (Emphasis Added):

Researchers have sounded the alarm over river water containing cesium levels at tens of billions of becquerels a day flowing into the sea near Fukushima Prefecture They called for immediate and continued monitoring . . . → Read More: Asahi: Gov’t funded researchers “have sounded the alarm” — Calling for “immediate” monitoring — 175 Billion becquerels flow PER DAY in just one river in one city 60 km from meltdowns

MOX Scandal: Japan Times on “latest revelation of attempts to rig public opinions on nuclear power” — “Collusive ties” between gov’t and nuke industry

MOX Scandal: Japan Times on “latest revelation of attempts to rig public opinions on nuclear power” — “Collusive ties” between gov’t and nuke industry

Rigging opinions on nuclear power, The Japan Times Online, Nov. 28, 2011 (Emphasis Added):

A third-party committee of the Hokkaido government on Wednesday reported that the then chief of the regional government’s nuclear power safety measures section asked Hokkaido Electric Power Co. in July 2008 to collect opinions that favored the use of MOX . . . → Read More: MOX Scandal: Japan Times on “latest revelation of attempts to rig public opinions on nuclear power” — “Collusive ties” between gov’t and nuke industry

Interview with California’s ‘Nuclear Terminator’ — Ben Davis shut down nuke plant in ’89, now he’s at it again (VIDEO)

Interview with California’s ‘Nuclear Terminator’ — Ben Davis on the Nuclear Hotseat (VIDEO)

Things have been on edge a bit over here, so finding this brightened up the day

If you haven’t yet, take a look at the Nuclear Hotseat podcast. Quite an impressive array of interviews by an educated and well-spoken host. Unfortunately, there are a fair share of broken podcast links in the website, but . . . → Read More: Interview with California’s ‘Nuclear Terminator’ — Ben Davis shut down nuke plant in ’89, now he’s at it again (VIDEO)

Report: Journalist dies of acute lymphocytic leukemia — Was living inside 30 km zone to support Fukushima

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UPDATE: Report says deceased angler/journalist did NOT live or eat fish from inside 30 km of Fukuhima plant — Hospitalized for 3 weeks before passing on Sept. 16 of acute lymphocytic leukemia at age 24

ORIGINAL REPORT BELOW

Another man died of acute lymphocytic leukemia, Fukushima Diary, Nov. 27, 2011:

Mr. Abe Hiroto, . . . → Read More: Report: Journalist dies of acute lymphocytic leukemia — Was living inside 30 km zone to support Fukushima

Asahi: Almost 1,000,000 times more radioactive fallout in Ibaraki soil than in 2009 — Low estimate?

Cesium from Fukushima plant fell all over Japan, AJW by The Asahi Shimbun, Nov. 26, 2011:

[...] Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s survey results released on Nov. 25 [... says the] highest combined cumulative density of radioactive cesium-134 and cesium-137 was found in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki Prefecture, at 40,801 becquerels per square . . . → Read More: Asahi: Almost 1,000,000 times more radioactive fallout in Ibaraki soil than in 2009 — Low estimate?

Gov’t Survey: Shinjuku, Tokyo has third highest cesium levels of all testing locations throughout Japan — “Large amounts of radioactive dust fell in Tokyo”

Cesium from Fukushima plant fell all over Japan, AJW by The Asahi Shimbun, Nov. 26, 2011:

[...] the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s survey results released on Nov. 25 [...]

The highest combined cumulative density of radioactive cesium-134 and cesium-137 was found in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki Prefecture, at 40,801 becquerels per square . . . → Read More: Gov’t Survey: Shinjuku, Tokyo has third highest cesium levels of all testing locations throughout Japan — “Large amounts of radioactive dust fell in Tokyo”

“It’s like Russian roulette”: Only 10 percent of school lunches in Fukushima tested for radiation — Officials didn’t even know testing equipment was available

Nuke fears may spread faster than radiation, The Japan Times Online, Nov. 27, 2011:

[...] “Every day I think of radiation accumulating in my child’s body,” a 36-year-old Tokyo housewife tells the monthly magazine Takarajima. [...]

Many people no doubt suppress their fears and get on with their lives. This woman can’t. She thinks . . . → Read More: “It’s like Russian roulette”: Only 10 percent of school lunches in Fukushima tested for radiation — Officials didn’t even know testing equipment was available

Busby: We are going to take some kind of libel action against George Monbiot’s advisers and Imperial College (VIDEO)

Busby: We are going to take some kind of libel action against George Monbiot’s advisers and Imperial College (VIDEO)

The week began with several high-profile attacks on Christopher Busby, visiting professor at the University of Ulster’s school of biomedical sciences and scientific secretary of the European Committee on Radiation Risk, a think-tank (Bloomberg):

Post-Fukushima ‘anti-radiation’ pills condemned by scientists – The Guardian Chris Busby and the Expensive Anti-Radiation Vitamins for Fukushima – Forbes . . . → Read More: Busby: We are going to take some kind of libel action against George Monbiot’s advisers and Imperial College (VIDEO)