NPR: Starfish epidemic “moving fast” — Turning into ‘goo’ in Washington, not just Canada — “Virus, bacteria or something else entirely”? “Will it spread to other sea life and other parts of West Coast?” (AUDIO)

New York Times: “We have Fukushima polluting the entire Pacific Ocean and we’re talking about how people should be dressed?” -Influential Actor

UC Berkeley Nuclear Professor: Radiation levels we had in California after 3/11 were higher than they are now in water by Fukushima plant, it was “interesting” — Reactors and fuel pools still pose serious threat

TV: Doctors warn about radioactive substances from Fukushima coming to West Coast in 2014 — Consider keeping kids away from beach, perhaps pregnant women as well (VIDEO)

TV: Physicians in California concerned about fish with Fukushima contamination — I’m eating more fruits and vegetables to fight cell damage from the radiation (VIDEO)

Professor: California bluefin tuna may have been contaminated by radioactive substances from Fukushima that traveled across Pacific, rather than contamination off coast of Japan — We don’t know exactly what is happening (VIDEO)

Vancouver Aquarium Blog: Area with ‘rivers’ of body parts from sea stars — ‘Strange behavior’ reported in sea otters (VIDEO)

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission about to stop operating — Will run out of funds this week — “We sincerely regret these actions are necessary” — Scientist: “Yes, I’m worried”

“Alarming” mass die-off of starfish in areas along Canada’s Pacific coast — “They’ve disintegrated, now there’s just goo left” — “Appeared to melt” — “Single arms clinging to rock faces, tube feet still moving” — Similar reports as far away as California (VIDEO)

Canada TV: New concerns about radiation levels in fish from Pacific — “These numbers are just staggering” — Contamination up considerably — “It’s a major event worldwide” (VIDEO)

Radio: Health physicist in U.S. worried about inhaling hot particle from Fukushima — Either uranium, plutonium, etc. (AUDIO)

Physician in Canada on Cancer Estimates: Epidemic of Fukushima radiation-related deaths from consuming Pacific fish? “Vast implications for human health” — “I eat so much salmon… I’m vulnerable”

Governor: We’re closely watching Fukushima radiation threat in Alaska — Effort underway to monitor fish with U.S. military and homeland defense (AUDIO)

Japan Professor: ‘Really shocked’ they found contaminated fish by U.S. coast — Urgent situation to get samples, but stopped by Customs — They need to understand just how critical this is (VIDEO)

Nuclear Expert in California: They’re dumping huge amounts of Fukushima contamination in Pacific; “We could have large numbers of cancer” from eating fish — Newspaper: Japan Prime Minister ‘put to shame’

FDA Import Alert: U.S. bans agricultural and fishery products from 14 prefectures in Japan due to Fukushima radionuclides — Top Newspaper: Concern over contamination is spreading to most countries around Pacific

Tokyo Professor: From the beginning ENENews did an incredible job of gathering all these news sources — I check it all the time (AUDIO)

Study: High concentrations of Fukushima radioactive material will reach west coast of North America — “Entire coast” to be affected from Alaska to Mexico — “Can negatively affect human life for decades… should raise concern” (MODEL)

Cracks discovered in U.S. nuclear plant’s reactor shield, cracks from 2011 are spreading — Group: “The structure is compromised” — NRC: Public safety not compromised “based on the current information”; Inspector heading to site

Radio: I’m afraid impact of Fukushima contamination on west coast of N. America will be downplayed, it could impact so much — Professor: This is a concern (AUDIO)

Professor: New studies show radioactive materials being carried across Pacific relatively intact from Fukushima — On West Coast we need to monitor these pockets of high contamination — Parts of areas may be affected in a significant way (AUDIO)

Senior Scientist on HBO: I’d worry about swimming in Hawaii’s ocean starting in 2015 due to Fukushima plume (VIDEO)