Emergency radiation testing used at Democrat and Republican conventions after Fukushima; Also for Obama Inauguration — Seafood, meat, vegetables, milk, water checked for nuclear waste, while top officials agree to publicly downplay crisis — 80% of milk samples by Orlando, FL had ‘significant’ Cs-137

Chairman of Oregon Republican Party suggests dropping nuclear waste from airplanes for its health benefits — Wants to put radioactive material from San Onofre into drinking water (VIDEO)

AP: Some Leaders in U.S. Souring on Nuclear Power Costs — Tea Party, conservatives, Republicans fed up with soaring budgets

NYT: Former NRC member says ‘nuclear party’ transcends Republican and Democratic parties

Fukushima fallout on vegetation in South Florida exceeded gov’t notification limit by over 1,000% — Nearly triple the highest level reported anywhere on West Coast

“Radionuclides from Fukushima due to hit West Coast any day now” — Senior Scientist: “Really bizarre” U.S. gov’t not testing for it — Concerned officials contacting him about threat

National Geopraphic: Fears are mounting that Fukushima radiation could lead to dangerous contamination levels in seafood from Pacific — At least for now fish are not glowing so ‘eat up’!

Politician found with gunshot to her head — CBS: “Does not appear to be a natural death” — Was directing BP oil spill fine money — 5th Mississippi lawmaker to die in recent months (VIDEO)

Bad Sign? AP: “Heavy rains reopen Baltimore sink hole” (VIDEO) — Louisiana declares state of emergency, tells 50,000+ to evacuate as hurricane warnings issued

Engineer/Activist: California reactor could shake itself to bits and lead to meltdown if restarted — Bathtub worth of radioactive water a day was leaking at San Onofre (AUDIO)

Leading Pro-Nuclear Senator: “Even if Yucca Mountain were open today, we’d still need a second repository very quickly” — Nuclear waste would fill it up very fast -NYTimes

Senate Leader: NRC Commissioner ‘Lied To Congress’ — Could bring Senate to grinding halt

US to burn 100s of tons of radioactive waste from Germany in Tennessee

“No Comment”: Residents near troubled Calif. nuke plant request officials begin cancer study and install radiation detectors — Also: Radioactive leak in Minn., Protests over Georgia nuke project, Brazil to delay reactors… More

“All of a sudden, people start asking questions about U.S. plants” after NRC Chairman’s recommendation of a 50-mile evacuation zone at Fukushima