Title: A US government program secretly injected people with plutoniumSource: io9Author: Esther Inglis-Arkell Date: Feb 10, 2012 The horrors of the nuclear age, in terms of exploding reactors and nuclear bombs, are well known. Behind the well-publicized threat of mass death lies a secret history of nuclear projects being used to destroy individuals. In . . . → Read More: US gov’t secretly injected people with plutonium — Disabled school children fed radioactive oatmeal (VIDEO)
Title: Laguna takes stand on San Onofre Source: Coastline Pilot Author: By Barbara Diamond Date: February 10, 2012 3:58 p.m. ET
Laguna Beach will back San Clemente’s appeals to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to ensure that San Onofre doesn’t replicate last year’s disaster in Fukushima, Japan.
The City Council on Tuesday voted 4 to . . . → Read More: Troubled Calif. nuke plant may not even apply for a renewal license — Says 4,000 tons of high-level radioactive waste stored onsite
Title: Department of Ecology looking into leak at DOE site Source: NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA Author: Lisa Loevsky Date: Posted: Feb 09, 2012 9:22 PM EST Updated: Feb 10, 2012 12:25 AM EST
Department of Ecology looking into leak at DOE site NBC Right Now has learned there’s been a leak at . . . → Read More: “This is a developing story”: NBC has learned there’s been a leak at Hanford — “Radioactive reading” near cracked container of radioactive waste
Title: Nuclear Damage ControlSource: Who What WhyDate: Feb 10, 2012 What if you were promoting an industry that had the potential to kill and injure enormous numbers of people as well as contaminate large areas of land for tens of thousands of years? What if this industry created vast stockpiles of deadly waste but . . . → Read More: “Sophisticated Press Manipulation”: Journalist’s detailed critique of PBS Frontline’s Fukushima program
Follow-up to: Paper: Strange growth discovered on spent fuel could be “biological in nature” — White, stringlike material resembles spider web
Title: Monster Mystery at SRS Source: DC Bureau Author: Joseph Trento Date: February 9th, 2012 Emphasis Added
Highly radioactive snakes, frogs and even a three-legged gator populate the Department . . . → Read More: DC Bureau: Report of “a possibly new and weird kind of spider that thrives in radioactive cooling pools” (PHOTO)
Title: TEPCO says no damage to spent fuel at Fukushima Source: NHK Date: Friday, February 10, 2012 20:37 +0900 (JST)
[... Tepco] on Friday released video of the storage pool at the No.4 reactor building taken by an underwater camera the previous day.
The utility says the footage shows debris fell onto the rack containing . . . → Read More: Tepco releases video of Spent Fuel Pool No. 4: Debris that fell on racks of fuel rods “apparently” caused no damage (VIDEO)
Title: [Part 1-1] Nuke Plants and Radiation Seen through the Eyes of Children (Jan. 2012) – YouTube Source: OurPlanet-TV Translated by: tokyobrowntabby Date: Jan. 2, 2012 Description:
This clip is the first half of the Part 1 of the special video program entitled “What Is Our Future Going To Be?: Nuke Plants and Radiation . . . → Read More: 9th Grade Author on Total Opposites: It felt so strange hearing “evacuate immediately”, then “there’s no immediate effect — It’s safe” (VIDEO)
>> UPDATED: Tepco releases video of Spent Fuel Pool No. 4: Debris that fell on racks of fuel rods “apparently” caused no damage (VIDEO)
Tweets by Fukushima Daiichi plant worker Happy20790 translated by EX-SKF:
It seems TEPCO measured the clarity of water in the Reactor 4 Spent Fuel Pool today [...]
you can vaguely . . . → Read More: Tepco prepares to film Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 — “You can vaguely discern the fuel rods” says worker
Title: Report From Japanese Nuclear Industry Insiders: Business is Booming Source: RocketNews24 Date: February 10, 2012
[... Reporter Hirotoshi Ito reports on] “backspin business” which is profit made off of situations that undo previous progress. Key players that once had the now-dubious honor of building a strong, clean, and safe nuclear power infrastructure are . . . → Read More: Japan Media: “Wasteland” at Fukushima Daini perfect place for Tepco to set-up decontamination factory
Title: China authorities demand nuke plant halt: ReportSource: ZeeNewsDate: Thursday, February 09, 2012, 22:49 Authorities in eastern China have demanded that construction on a nuclear power station be stopped immediately; saying residents in the quake-prone area are in danger, state media reported on Thursday.
[...] the demand is considered highly unusual. [...]
Wangjiang officials . . . → Read More: “Highly Unusual”: Authorities demand stop to construction of new reactors — Officials worried releases of gas and toxic liquids will severely affect nearby residents -Chinese Media