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“I’m definitely against nuclear power plants” says boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko: “Fukushima will be there for 1000s of years — They cannot clean it up just like that”

Title: Boxer Wladimir Klitschko fights against nuclear power plants Source: Reuters Author: Zorianna Kit Date: Sat, Mar 03, 2012 at 04:52

Brothers Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko are Ukrainian heavyweight boxers and the first siblings to hold all Heavyweight World Championship titles between them. [...] Wladimir, 35, holds five heavyweight titles and will defend them . . . → Read More: “I’m definitely against nuclear power plants” says boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko: “Fukushima will be there for 1000s of years — They cannot clean it up just like that”

Study: Fuel damage not ‘major’ at Fukushima Reactors No. 5 and 6 — Emissions from cores and spent fuel pools not ‘large’

Title: Xenon-133 and caesium-137 releases into the atmosphere from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: determination of the source term, atmospheric dispersion, and deposition Source: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics; Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 2313–2343, 2012 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/12/2313/2012/ doi:10.5194/acp-12-2313-2012 Authors: A. Stohl1, P. Seibert2, G. Wotawa3, D. Arnold2,4, J. F. Burkhart1, S. Eckhardt1, C. Tapia5, A. . . . → Read More: Study: Fuel damage not ‘major’ at Fukushima Reactors No. 5 and 6 — Emissions from cores and spent fuel pools not ‘large’

Paper: Gov’t, IAEA to monitor radioactive substances 7,000km from Fukushima in seas off Sri Lanka

Title: Tab on radioactivity in seas off Sri LankaSource: Sri Lanka News, Online edition of Daily News – Lakehouse NewspapersAuthor: Disna MUDALIGEDate: March 3, 2012 A special programme to monitor radioactive substances in the seas off Sri Lanka has been commenced by the Atomic Energy Authority with the aid of International Atomic Energy Authority . . . → Read More: Paper: Gov’t, IAEA to monitor radioactive substances 7,000km from Fukushima in seas off Sri Lanka

All of Western US and most of East Coast, Midwest, Canada covered with airborne particles at various altitudes on March 20, Fukushima plume model shows — Based solely on Reactor No. 1 explosion (PHOTO)

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Follow-up to: US Regulator: We’ve got to stop labs from testing for Fukushima radiation — “Tell them to back off” — Worried about them talking to press about ‘consequences’

The following study appeared recently in the Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. A previous report ‘New Study: Aerosolized plutonium from Fukushima detected in Europe — Spent . . . → Read More: All of Western US and most of East Coast, Midwest, Canada covered with airborne particles at various altitudes on March 20, Fukushima plume model shows — Based solely on Reactor No. 1 explosion (PHOTO)

Nuclear Expert: Worst case scenario was abandoning Tokyo forever, not only evacuating (VIDEO)

Title: Fukushima – Did we almost lose Tokyo? Source: Big Picture Date: Mar 2, 2012

Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear joins Thom Hartmann. In a little over a week – we’ll hit the one-year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that triggered a nuclear crisis at Fukushima in Japan. 

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Long story short, . . . → Read More: Nuclear Expert: Worst case scenario was abandoning Tokyo forever, not only evacuating (VIDEO)

Young child describes decontamination on BBC: I had to shower in a tent — They threw away my clothes, that made me sad (VIDEO)

Japan’s children of the tsunami BBC Mar 1, 2012 The next day they checked our radiation levels My levels were a bit high so I had to take a shower in a tent They threw away my clothes My hair was washed and my face was scrubbed And they threw away my shoes I . . . → Read More: Young child describes decontamination on BBC: I had to shower in a tent — They threw away my clothes, that made me sad (VIDEO)

Professor: Do not examine Fukushima children for health problems because it’s likely to cause harm — Abnormalities would be found, leading to unnecessary tests

Title: Fukushima Health Impact: Minimal? Source: Wall Street Journal Authors: Keith Johnson and Peter Landers Date: Mar. 2, 2012

[...] The panelists estimated that the risk of getting cancer for those exposed would increase by about 0.002%, and the risk of dying from cancer would rise by 0.001%.

“I received more radiation on my . . . → Read More: Professor: Do not examine Fukushima children for health problems because it’s likely to cause harm — Abnormalities would be found, leading to unnecessary tests

AUDIO: US gov’t experts think melted fuel rods landed in water under Reactor No. 2, causing STEAM explosion — Pressure dropped dramatically at same time — Clear indications primary containment lost

Title: NRC’s Operation Center Fukushima Transcript Source: NRC Date: March 14, 2011 Emphasis Added

TONY ULSES: Yeah, there was some confusing information about that, but I think the bottom line is they’re not comfortable that they have containment for Unit 2.

JIM TRAPP: So they didn’t tell us it their X vessel, but . . . → Read More: AUDIO: US gov’t experts think melted fuel rods landed in water under Reactor No. 2, causing STEAM explosion — Pressure dropped dramatically at same time — Clear indications primary containment lost

US Regulator: We’ve got to stop labs from testing for Fukushima radiation — “Tell them to back off” — Worried about them talking to press about ‘consequences’

Title: NRC worried about US National Labs “chomping at the bit” to help with Fukushima Radiation analysis – Call lab directors and say “Knock it off” Source: Enformable Date: Feb 28, 2012 Emphasis Added JAPAN’S FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI ET AUDIO FILE Nuclear Regulatory Commission Saturday, March 12, 2011

MR. SHARON: This is Brian Sharon. Quick . . . → Read More: US Regulator: We’ve got to stop labs from testing for Fukushima radiation — “Tell them to back off” — Worried about them talking to press about ‘consequences’