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Reports: “Experts agree many species of wildlife and fisheries are endangered globally due to large release of radioactivity into ocean” at Fukushima — “Has Fukushima radiation entered New Zealand ecosystem?”

New Zealand Herald, Mar. 27, 2014: Has Fukushima radiation entered NZ’s ecosystem? — Scientists are to check whether New Zealand muttonbirds that spend the winter off the coast of Japan have been exposed to radiation from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. In a new pilot study, University of Auckland scientists will investigate whether . . . → Read More: Reports: “Experts agree many species of wildlife and fisheries are endangered globally due to large release of radioactivity into ocean” at Fukushima — “Has Fukushima radiation entered New Zealand ecosystem?”

ABC News (AU): Fire burning at Lucas Heights nuclear reactor — “They cannot locate the source” — HazMat teams at scene

Title: Fire burning at Lucas Heights nuclear reactor Source: ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Date: Updated Jan 7 2013 at 8:45p ET h/t Anonymous tip

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A fire has broken out in an electrical substation building at the Lucas Heights nuclear reactor in Sydney’s south. [...]

Reactor officials . . . → Read More: ABC News (AU): Fire burning at Lucas Heights nuclear reactor — “They cannot locate the source” — HazMat teams at scene

Gundersen: Airplane air filters coming back from Australia were contaminated with Fukushima radioactivity in months after 3/11 (VIDEO)

Interview with Nuclear Engineer Arnie Gundersen Capitol Forum (Sundays at 8a CT) Sept 23, 2012

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Fairewinds’ Arnie Gundersen, Nuclear Engineer: We have all this data from aviation mechanics that in indicate last year… March, April, May, that the planes on those polar routes over to Japan and China and . . . → Read More: Gundersen: Airplane air filters coming back from Australia were contaminated with Fukushima radioactivity in months after 3/11 (VIDEO)

Fox News: ‘Vomiting road workers hospitalized after exposing mysterious nuclear waste’

Title: Vomiting road workers hospitalized after exposing mysterious nuclear wasteSource: Fox NewsDate: Apr 18, 2012 Vomiting road workers hospitalized after exposing mysterious nuclear wasteRoad workers began vomiting and were hospitalized Wednesday after being exposed to suspected nuclear material, unearthed during a highway upgrade in Australia.

Meanwhile the country’s nuclear authority was scrambling for answers . . . → Read More: Fox News: ‘Vomiting road workers hospitalized after exposing mysterious nuclear waste’

Study: First time in history xenon-133 detected in Southern Hemisphere — Cs-137 also measured — Darwin station, Australia

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 depositionSource: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics; Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 2313–2343, 2012 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/12/2313/2012/ doi:10.5194/acp-12-2313-2012Authors: A. Stohl1, P. Seibert2, G. Wotawa3, D. Arnold2,4, J. F. Burkhart1, S. Eckhardt1, C. Tapia5, A. Vargas4, and . . . → Read More: Study: First time in history xenon-133 detected in Southern Hemisphere — Cs-137 also measured — Darwin station, Australia

Strange: Dramatic drop in background radiation just before radioactive cloud detected in Australia

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Brief large spike in local background radiation. What caused it?, Sunshine Coast Computer Club by Peter Daley, Jan. 9, 2012:

Time

8th January 2012 Geiger Counter Alarm starting going off at around 6.30 pm Raised radiation levels lasted until around 9.45 pm

Location

Sunshine Coast, Australia [Queensland]

Conditions

Wind direction was NNE . . . → Read More: Strange: Dramatic drop in background radiation just before radioactive cloud detected in Australia

Australian gov’t confirms radiation cloud over East Coast — Radiation spike 8 times normal reported — Concerns about Fukushima fallout

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Radiation cloud ‘not harmful’, Sunshine Coast Daily by Kate Clifford, January 14, 2012:

SOURCE: sunshinecoastdaily.com.au (Brett Wortman)

A radioactive cloud lingering off the Sunshine Coast on Sunday was not dangerous, according to the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency.

Caloundra IT manager Peter Daley picked up the cloud’s radioactivity on his Geiger . . . → Read More: Australian gov’t confirms radiation cloud over East Coast — Radiation spike 8 times normal reported — Concerns about Fukushima fallout

Australia ‘came within an inch’ of agreeing to store over 30% of world’s spent nuclear fuel — Europe eyed next

Nuclear countries came close to solving problem of radioactive waste, Mainichi Japan, December 13, 2011:

The disposal of radioactive waste is an issue that drags on the promotion of nuclear power generation. Unless a fundamental solution to the problem is found, all spent nuclear fuel storage facilities will be filled sooner or later, making . . . → Read More: Australia ‘came within an inch’ of agreeing to store over 30% of world’s spent nuclear fuel — Europe eyed next