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TV: Plutonium being pumped into ocean through miles of underwater pipes — Nuclear waste left lying on beach — Kids playing on sand where machines scoop up plutonium each day — Alarming test results 1,000% legal limit (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

SWR (German public television broadcaster), 2013 (emphasis added):

25:00 in — The dumping of nuclear waste in the sea was banned worldwide in 1993, yet the nuclear industry has come up with other ways. They no longer dump the barrels at sea; they build kilometers of underwater pipes through which the radioactive effluent now . . . → Read More: TV: Plutonium being pumped into ocean through miles of underwater pipes — Nuclear waste left lying on beach — Kids playing on sand where machines scoop up plutonium each day — Alarming test results 1,000% legal limit (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Post-Fukushima Report: Concern over Plutonium and Uranium being deposited and re-concentrating far away — Isotopes transfer to land via sea spray, aerosols, flooding — Human exposure by inhalation, food, contact

House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee (pdf), Volume II Additional written evidence, Sixth Report of Session 2012–13:

Recommendations for post event marine monitoring programmes

[...] At Fukushima the monitoring authorities chose to focus on those isotopes (iodine and Caesium) [and] failed to investigate the presence, concentration and radiological significance of “hot” . . . → Read More: Post-Fukushima Report: Concern over Plutonium and Uranium being deposited and re-concentrating far away — Isotopes transfer to land via sea spray, aerosols, flooding — Human exposure by inhalation, food, contact

Seaweed causes shut down of multiple nuclear reactors

BBC News, May 28, 2013: A nuclear power reactor at Torness remains closed after seaweed threatened to clog its systems although a second has reopened. The plant’s owner EDF Energy took both reactors offline at Torness on Friday to prevent seaweed from entering the facility’s cooling system. [...] In 2011 both reactors were closed . . . → Read More: Seaweed causes shut down of multiple nuclear reactors

Photo: Smoke coming from nuclear plant — Reactor shut down — “Smouldering lagging on a turbine”

BBC News: A nuclear reactor has been shut down after smoke was seen coming from a plant in Lancashire. The reactor at Heysham One nuclear power station was shut down at 18:00 BST on Thursday due to smouldering lagging on a turbine. EDF, which operates the reactor, said it was shut down as a . . . → Read More: Photo: Smoke coming from nuclear plant — Reactor shut down — “Smouldering lagging on a turbine”

Guardian: Fire at nuclear power plant triggers major emergency response — ‘Noise’ and smoke still coming from site (PHOTO)

Guardian: A fire at a nuclear power plant triggered a major response by emergency services after smoke was seen billowing into the air. Police and fire crews were called to Hartlepool power station at about 6.30pm on Saturday after a blaze broke out while a turbine was being reactivated. The fire caused smoke to . . . → Read More: Guardian: Fire at nuclear power plant triggers major emergency response — ‘Noise’ and smoke still coming from site (PHOTO)

High Potential for Danger: Barrels of nuclear waste found by journalists — 60 trillion becquerels of radioactivity dumped (PHOTO)

Title: Legacy Danger: Old Nuclear Waste Found in English Channel Source: SPIEGEL ONLINE Author: Nicola Kuhrt Date: April 12, 2013

German journalists have discovered barrels of radioactive waste on the floor of the English Channel [...] It was previously thought the material had dissipated [...]

[...] a new investigative report from the joint French-German . . . → Read More: High Potential for Danger: Barrels of nuclear waste found by journalists — 60 trillion becquerels of radioactivity dumped (PHOTO)

Radiation alert at home of dead Russian tycoon in UK — Officers search for nuclear material — Connected to ex-KGB spy poisoned with polonium-210 (VIDEO)

Channel 4 News, March 24, 2013: The Berkshire home of dead Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky is given the all-clear after it was searched for chemical, biological and nuclear material. [...] Scenes of crime officers continued a thorough investigation to determine the circumstances of his death once the CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) experts . . . → Read More: Radiation alert at home of dead Russian tycoon in UK — Officers search for nuclear material — Connected to ex-KGB spy poisoned with polonium-210 (VIDEO)

Updates: Leak in France continues — “May take days to clear up” — Top official headed to plant — Regional authorities put together crisis team — Police in Hastings, England suggest “Vicks on a tissue” (VIDEO)

Follow-up to: Reports: Gas nauseates northern France — Smell hits England, South Kent residents warned to keep windows closed — Leak not yet stopped — Football match postponed

Title: Smell of Gas Causes Alarm in Northern France Source: NY Times Author: SCOTT SAYARE Date: : January 22, 2013 at ~9:00p ET

[...] The fumes . . . → Read More: Updates: Leak in France continues — “May take days to clear up” — Top official headed to plant — Regional authorities put together crisis team — Police in Hastings, England suggest “Vicks on a tissue” (VIDEO)

Reports: Gas nauseates northern France — Smell hits England, South Kent residents warned to keep windows closed — Leak not yet stopped — Football match postponed

Deutsche Welle: Factory leak nauseates northern France — A gas leak smelling like rotten eggs has alarmed residents across northern France. Authorities said the vapor was harmless, though emergency phone lines were inundated with complaints of nausea and headaches.

BBC News: A Rouen resident told Reuters news agency the stench pervaded his home; “You . . . → Read More: Reports: Gas nauseates northern France — Smell hits England, South Kent residents warned to keep windows closed — Leak not yet stopped — Football match postponed

Gov’t: UK nuclear facility is ‘intolerable risk’ — Radioactive waste poses significant risks to people and environment

Title:Sellafield nuclear waste storage is ‘intolerable risk’ Source:  BBC News Date: 7 November 2012 h/t Anonymous tip

An “intolerable risk” is being posed by hazardous waste stored in run-down buildings at Sellafield nuclear plant, a watchdog has found.

The National Audit Office (NAO) [...] concluded that over the five decades it was open, operators . . . → Read More: Gov’t: UK nuclear facility is ‘intolerable risk’ — Radioactive waste poses significant risks to people and environment

BBC in pedophilia cover-up? Former top TV star said to have 100s of potential victims, “just the tip of the iceberg” (VIDEOS)

>> Update: Watch the debunking of the BBC’s well-known program on Fukushima <<

Another major cover-up for the major media outlets that’s been revealed in recent weeks…

First this: Correspondent: “I couldn’t believe CNN was making me put what I knew to be gov’t lies into my reporting” (VIDEO)

And now: Revealed: Newsnight emails . . . → Read More: BBC in pedophilia cover-up? Former top TV star said to have 100s of potential victims, “just the tip of the iceberg” (VIDEOS)

Guardian: Everyone knows nuclear plants are not really safe — Only a few noisy die-hards arguing radiation from nuke plants is harmless

Title: Nuclear industry dreams dashed by current economic realitySource: The GuardianAuthor: Martin Cohen Date: April 2, 2012 The news that nuclear giants RWE and E.ON are dropping plans to build any new UK reactors has sent a toxic cloud not only over Wales, but over the nuclear industry itself.

Of course, everyone knows nowadays, . . . → Read More: Guardian: Everyone knows nuclear plants are not really safe — Only a few noisy die-hards arguing radiation from nuke plants is harmless

Mag: Evidence linking nuclear plants to ill health increasingly compelling, “clear something is going” says prof. — UK gov’t blames unidentified virus for childhood leukemia rise

Title: New study links childhood leukaemia to nuclear power plant radiation Source: The Ecologist Author: Matilda Lee Date: Feb 15, 2012

[...] In the latest development in the debate over to what extent there is a link between childhood leukaemia and radiation from nuclear power plants, a French study has found a doubling . . . → Read More: Mag: Evidence linking nuclear plants to ill health increasingly compelling, “clear something is going” says prof. — UK gov’t blames unidentified virus for childhood leukemia rise

NYT on Spent Fuel Pools: Nuke promoters admit “it’s just gone on for so long, and there’s so much of it” in UK

A New Urgency to the Problem of Storing Nuclear Waste, New York Times, Nov. 27, 2011:

[...] Right now, worldwide, most spent fuel waste is stored on the site of the facility that produced it, in spent-fuel pools [...]

Some countries are starting to address the waste disposal issue simply because they cannot . . . → Read More: NYT on Spent Fuel Pools: Nuke promoters admit “it’s just gone on for so long, and there’s so much of it” in UK

“Gleeful Vultures”? England’s Sellafield plutonium (MOX) facility to close because of Fukushima — 50% of fuel was for TEPCO

Sellafield Mox nuclear fuel plant to close, Guardian, August 3, 2011:

The Mox nuclear fuel plant at Sellafield will be closed on Wednesday afternoon [...] as a consequence of the Fukushima incident [...]

Tony Fountain, chief executive of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority:

“The reason for this [closure] is directly related to the tragic events . . . → Read More: “Gleeful Vultures”? England’s Sellafield plutonium (MOX) facility to close because of Fukushima — 50% of fuel was for TEPCO

British gov’t deeply involved in blatant conspiracy designed to manipulate the truth — Very effective attempt to ‘calm’ reporting of true story of Fukushima

Call for Chris Huhne to resign over Fukushima emails, Guardians, July 1, 2011:

“This deliberate and (sadly) very effective attempt to ‘calm’ the reporting of the true story of Fukushima is a terrible betrayal of liberal values. In my view it is not acceptable that a Liberal Democrat cabinet minister presides over a department . . . → Read More: British gov’t deeply involved in blatant conspiracy designed to manipulate the truth — Very effective attempt to ‘calm’ reporting of true story of Fukushima

Orwellian: “Radiation was being released deliberately” from Fukushima meltdown argued British gov’t

Fukushima spin was Orwellian, Guardian by John Vidal, July 1, 2011:

[... T]he release of 80 emails showing that in the days after the Fukushima accident not one but two government departments were working with nuclear companies to spin one of the biggest industrial catastrophes of the last 50 years, even as people were . . . → Read More: Orwellian: “Radiation was being released deliberately” from Fukushima meltdown argued British gov’t

Leaked emails show British gov’t worked with nuke companies on PR campaign to downplay Fukushima — Degree of collusion “truly shocking”

Revealed: British government’s plan to play down Fukushima, Guardian, June 30, 2011:

British government officials approached nuclear companies to draw up a co-ordinated public relations strategy to play down the Fukushima nuclear accident just two days after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and before the extent of the radiation leak was known.

Internal . . . → Read More: Leaked emails show British gov’t worked with nuke companies on PR campaign to downplay Fukushima — Degree of collusion “truly shocking”

UK gov’t plan based on radiation release from Fukushima being almost double Chernobyl total

UK government’s Fukushima crisis plan based on bigger leak than Chernobyl, Guardian, June 20, 2011:

[...] The UK government’s response to the unfolding crisis is revealed in documents prepared for Sir John Beddington, the chief scientist and chair of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), and released to the Guardian under the Freedom . . . → Read More: UK gov’t plan based on radiation release from Fukushima being almost double Chernobyl total

Independent French radiation commission warns Europe that health risk from Fukushima fallout is “no longer negligible” — Says US west coast has 8-10 times more contamination

The document, published on 7 April, advises against consuming rainwater and says vulnerable groups such as children and pregnant or breastfeeding women should avoid consuming vegetables with large leaves, fresh milk and creamy cheese . . . → Read More: Independent French radiation commission warns Europe that health risk from Fukushima fallout is “no longer negligible” — Says US west coast has 8-10 times more contamination