Busby: “A criminal event” that gov’t failed to reveal true extent of radiation contamination — “Criminal irresponsibility” — “Quite a criminal affair” (VIDEO)

Published: December 27th, 2011 at 1:24 pm ET
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Title: Radioactive Lie: ‘Japan response to Fukushima inadequate’

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Date: on Dec 27, 2011

Description: A newly released report on the Fukushima nuclear crisis says it was down to the plant’s operators being ill-prepared and not responding properly to the earthquake and tsunami disaster. A major government inquiry said some engineers abandoned the plant as the trouble started and other staff delayed reporting significant radiation leaks. Professor Christopher Busby, scientific secretary to the European Committee on Radiation Risks, says health damage after contamination will be more serious than Japan announced.

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At 2:30 in

  • That’s really a criminal event
  • As i said before this is criminal irresponsibility
  • People would have left to avoid radiation if the gov’t had come clean about contamination levels
  • Really this is quite a criminal affair…
  • I would hope that somebody should be brought to justice

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51 comments to Busby: “A criminal event” that gov’t failed to reveal true extent of radiation contamination — “Criminal irresponsibility” — “Quite a criminal affair” (VIDEO)

  • jimbojamesiv

    No matter how one spins this, the fact is that yesterday was the first time since at least September when GoogleNews had a Fukushima story, and I just want to say plainly it’s because they are now in full scapegoat mode.

    They want to blame everything on TEPCO, and TEPCO will fade away, while a new company will spring up (to buy the “assets”) and no one will be held accountable. The whole frickin system has got to go. It’s got to begin with the Japanese people demanding that heads roll, mercy perhaps will come later, depending on, oh I don’t know things like candor, remorse and acts of contrition.


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    • or-well

      “mercy perhaps”,
      WE are at the mercy of national leaders, corporations, liars, incompetents, psychopaths etc.

      Nuclear power is at the mercy of nature – the earth, the oceans, the Sun.

      When there are nuclear plant problems it’s a mercy if all emergency systems function as intended, if operators stay, if shodddy construction doesn’t make it worse.

      Mercy – from the afflicted – advantages those WITHOUT Mercy.

      Perhaps it is most merciful to prevent the merciless from ever acting unmercifully again, most compassionate to prevent the uncompassionate from ever incurring more Karmic debt, to allow the doers of such dirty deeds the opportunity to meet their makers and beg mercy in person.

      WE need to have mercy first on ourselves, on common humanity, not on it’s destroyers.

      Candor, remorse and acts of contrition AFTER THE FACT don’t warrant mercy, and neither do professed conversions to deep faith.

      Our teachings of forgiveness hamper us, and THEY KNOW IT.


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  • pure water

    I am impressed by the end of the video. We can not afford to live in the old way. Whatever we do, if we do not avoid greed and lust for power, we will produce waste, which kills.


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    • arclight arclight

      agreed pure water

      liked this from the guardian comments
      “Teratornis
      27 December 2011 07:30PM
      Response to VenusianVan, 27 December 2011 05:47PM
      It’s not about where we are now as a result of technology and decisions from the 20th century. It’s where we need to go based on technology, risks and costs in the 21st century.

      It’s also about where we are going right now. The current wind power installed capacity growth curve has a shape similar to the boom phase of nuclear power from 1950 to 1980.

      Thus to favor nuclear over wind today means ignoring or abandoning the currently ongoing exponential growth phase of wind while attempting to restart the growth of nuclear which has been stalled for some 25 years.

      How can such a strategy make sense? The most obvious conservative bet is with the industry demonstrating year-on-year growth right now.

      When WWII began, most naval admirals believed the battleship would remain the capital ship as it had been for so long. But events quickly showed the aircraft carrier to be the new capital ship, with battleships quickly being relegated to supporting roles such as carrier escorts and shore bombardment. In warfare, changing events force decision makers to adapt quickly. Those who cling to outmoded beliefs get eliminated by those who move with the times.

      Clearly the times are moving in favor of wind while nuclear has seen no significant growth for decades. Just look at the growth curves. Why is there even a debate?

      Favoring nuclear makes as much sense as favoring mainframe computers in the 1990s while claiming the lowly PC would never amount to anything. The PC industry went from zero to bigger than IBM’s mainframe business in a couple of decades. The mathematics of exponential growth mean that growth rates matter more than where things happen to be at the moment.”

      http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/dec/26/fukushima-disaster-nuclear-japan?commentpage=all#start-of-comments


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  • americancommntr

    Lying car manufacturer faces small claims court hell in California.

    Possibly strategy for legally and economically nuking the nuclear power industry – simultaneous attack everywhere legal air land sea court battle

    http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-autos-honda-smallclaims-20111227,0,959031.story


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  • Mack Mack

    From Dr. Busby:

    “…The health effects will be very much more serious than anyone is saying now.”

    “I think that there’s an enormous pressure from the nuclear industry and from the people who stand to lose a lot of money with regard to the general nuclear expansion-scenario…”

    “…For the enuclear industry this was an absolute disaster.”

    “…There does seem to be an enormous iron grip on the media with regard to the effects of this terrifying accident, this catastrophe.”


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    • James2

      Here is actual assembly load information for the reactors:

      Number of fuel assemblies
      In the reactor
      400 unit 1
      548 unit 2
      548 unit 3
      0 unit 4
      548 unit 5
      764 unit 6

      Spent fuel assemblies in the spent fuel pool
      292 unit 1
      587 unit 2
      514 unit 3
      1,331 unit 4
      946 unit 5
      876 unit 6

      New fuel assemblies in the spent fuel pool
      100 unit 1
      28 unit 2
      52 unit 3 (this indicates unit 3 was fully loaded with MOX when it exploded)
      204 unit 4
      48 unit 5
      64 unit 6

      Plus 6375 in the Shared spent fuel pool

      So there are a total of 14,225 fuel assemblies in the cores and spent fuel pools at Fukushima.

      At this point we know for sure that 1496 of them have melted – which is 10.5%.

      I suspect another 514 have spilled out of the SPF3 and are now on fire. which is another 3.6%

      So at this point we have the largest nuclear disaster ever, however it is approximately 14% complete right now.

      86% of the fuel on site is still in peril.


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  • Bob Hardin Bob Hardin

    Are people actually trying to rehabilitate the image of Chris Busby in this thread? Well, it’s an uphill battle.


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    • arclight arclight

      not to most! but definately too you! you got through that limk quick! blimey!! any chance of igmoring the words legal action against then?

      you can lead a horse to water…..?


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      • arclight arclight

        bob

        vague? on the internet? for everyone to view? thats not vague nor is the response on the llrc site vague either! nothing vague there! retract or sue! simple!


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        • Bob Hardin Bob Hardin

          What was vague was the content of the legal threat: “We are considering some sort of legal action” or words to that effect. Why not just sue the Guardian? Libel laws are very strict in Britain, and I’ll bet he could get some hungry shyster to take the case on contingency….if he really were going to sue.

          Sorry, I click the “report” button instead of the “reply” button on your post.

          MODERATOR: please ignore my “report comment.” Thanx.


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    • Bobby1

      You really got us there with the beret remark.


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    • Anthony Anthony

      Bob all im saying is I respect any David who stands up to Goliath. Maybe hes wrong. … maybe hes right but at least he can die knowing he gor the word out more than I have.

      On that level he is more friend than foe in the rise against 311.

      I can respect his effort.


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  • Ignorant endorsements of the famous !
    JAPAN IS NOW SAFE!!! LADY GAGA SAYS SO!!!

    Uploaded by WHENDASHTF on Jun 23, 2011
    Thank God for Lady Gaga letting us know we will all survive and everything’s fine…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvfaEF5LXOQ&feature=related


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    • Anthony Anthony

      Shockingly disturbing. I was a fan of her artistry but if she wants to tie her art and name with such a mistruth like this Im done listening to her as of now. I mran, does she realise she’s encouraging people to attend a toxic dump? Does she think pregnant women should flock to Fukushima for her benefit concert?

      Im disgusted by somone I thought was otherwise brighter than most.


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      • James Tekton James Tekton

        News in six months:

        Lady ga-ga goes ga-ga and is coughing, wheezing, weak, and noticeably frail in latest video showing bleeding from eyes and nose profusely along with visible hair loss. Doctors have no idea what her ailment could be.


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        • She has been using chemical dyes and hair coloring for many years now. According to many sources, her hair has been falling out for quite a while, and it is getting worse, because she over uses chemicals in her hair.

          She has recently been using Rogaine to try and stop the hair loss..

          She also sleeps with her masquera on at night, never taking it off.

          She says she has ‘good genes’, so none of this will hurt her. So sad, to see someone with that kind of talent hurtling down a chemical, radiation, meat and toxin filled road, encouraging others to do the same, just like her.. I mean, what does it take to wear a meat suit and get drenched in animal? blood? Does she not realize that other people will start emulating her, and also start wearing meat suits? We already have animal factory farms; that is bad enough.

          Next thing, she may open factories in China to produce meat suits, preserved with Fukushima ionizing radiation. No joke, this is already happening with some foods.

          As far as living green, she is about the worst example there is.. all chemicals, nothing natural, no respect for Nature, doing nothing in harmony with Nature, and acting like Nature’s laws do not apply to her…

          The rest of the story? Well, Nature wins in the end. Her laws CANNOT BE BROKEN, at least not without consequences. She is starting to experience that, as are billions of people all around the planet.

          The prediction is that she will experience more of the consequences in the future as her good genes get broken and squashed by all of the chemicals, radiation and other toxic goodies she is exposing herself to, and selling others on it as well…

          There is a consequence to all of this, and Mama Nature is taking care of it… long term. Sadly, the only way to learn if you do not listen to Mama Nature, is to suffer.. So the suffering may have to increase greatly… So sad.


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    This does raise the subject of the money that will be made off of Fukushima…the book deals, lecture tours..documentaries..etc.etc.
    Will they say that real truth was told by a handful of anonymous bloggers?


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    PS….Without a mention (large)… of you folks at enenews…they got nada…


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  • Dr. Chris Busby nails it… He says millions are dying in Iraq, bodies are piling up. In a previous video he said that up to 80 percent of babies are defective or sick at birth in Falluja.. BUT NO ONE CARES. NO NUCLEAR AGENCY IS INVESTIGATING DU link to these deformities and sicknesses. Guess what? US soldiers were also exposed to DU dust.

    I pity all of the people of Iraq, Japan and many other countries including the USA, all of them exposed to low dose radiation and DU weapons dust.. They KNOW NOTHING and no one is warning them…

    As Busby says; The ‘experts’ are all saying it is ‘safe’, while the truly scientific studies are showing it is very dangerous and toxic.

    I predict it will be like Agent Orange in Vietnam. People will have to fight for 20 or more years before the Veterans will get any money for DU or radiation sickness related problems… if ever. Scientists knew right away that Agent Orange was bad news… but it took another 2 generations of people dying from it, before they begrudgingly admitted a wee bit of something might have been toxic there… and we may pay a wee bit o money for that.. but just a little… and you have to wade through tons of red tape and maybe some waiting lists to get it…

    Same old story.. same old poisons… same old, same old… here we go again.

    I just hope the world lives through this one, because the toys they boys are playing with is getting WAY more toxic, WAY more dangerous. They toys like MOX Fuel and MOX spent fuel stored in huge containers, all crammed together, can quickly escalate into a global life extinction event, before they even realize it.

    Add the Carrington Event, and it looks like humanity is on a slow motion ride over the Niagra Falls of nuclear fallout.


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  • unspokenhermit

    Completely agreed with what Mr. Busby said. Putting people in danger by hiding information should be a serious offense.

    The Japanese people are not happy.

    Many realize a significant portion of Japanese soil is not suitable for habitation. Just last October a leaked Tepco documented indicated the total amount of plutonium and neptunium emitted from the plant. This stuff sticks around for millions of years…

    If you haven’t seen the dispersion maps for plutonium they are published here:

    http://www.datapoke.org/blog/89/study-modeling-fukushima-npp-p-239-and-np-239-atmospheric-dispersion/


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