Nuclear Expert: “They must be terrified” at South Florida nuke plant; “The damn thing is grinding down” — Gundersen: “Magnitude of what’s going on at St. Lucie is off the charts”; 100 times worse than average

“Manatees Dying in Droves on Both Coasts of Florida” — Deaths of pelicans, turtles, dolphins also increasing — “Scientists fear this is the beginning of a devastating ecosystem collapse”

Photos of massive plume from fire still burning at Port of Tampa — “They just added a 3rd ladder… it’s not getting put out” — Officials: No health concerns “right now” (VIDEOS)

Massive blaze near Port of Tampa: Explosive materials in vicinity — “Witness saw fireworks before blaze… After the fireworks ended, the fire began” (VIDEO)

NPR: Florida nuclear plant shutting down “like a death in the family” (AUDIO)

AP: Florida nuclear plant will permanently close — 60 years to decontaminate and dismantle

Isaac already causing sinkhole troubles (PHOTO)

Florida had highest single day Iodine-131 concentration of any US monitoring station after Fukushima

NASA: Odds of plutonium release over Florida is 1 in 420 for upcoming Mars Rover launch — Explosion in first 8 seconds poses greatest risk

“High concentrations” of radiation hit US and Canada — Plume was rich in Cesium-137 and “close to the surface” from Vancouver southward — See also Hawaii, Florida (MAPS)

Note the Southeast US, Florida

Strontium-90 in Miami-area teeth samples up to 34 times above normal — Nearby reactors released an “enormous amount of radioactivity” (VIDEOS)

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Canadian gov’t now plans to start radiation testing on fish off B.C. coast

NRC: ‘Special inspection’ underway at nuclear plant near Miami because of cooling system failure and ‘potential generic concern’

Melbourne, Florida had highest iodine-131 reading of any CTBTO monitoring station in the world from March 22-23 (CHART)

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Radionuclide Station 72 (USA Sud-Ost) in Melbourne, Florida is the light blue line with triangles

EPA: Florida rain has third most Cs-134 and fifth most I-131 of 72 samples taken in US

Precipitation, EPA RadNet Laboratory Data, April 13, 2011

Radioactive iodine detected by Tampa-area nuclear plant — “Iodine travels through the air very easily”

SURFACE forecast shows radioactive Xenon-133 lingering over Florida, Eastern Gulf (VIDEO)

Fukushima potential releases from 0 to 100 meters above sea level March 21-25, Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU)

SURFACE forecast shows radioactive Xenon-133 lingering over Florida (VIDEO)

SURFACE forecast shows radioactive Xenon-133 lingering over Florida (VIDEO)

Japan quake so powerful it reached South Florida after 30 minutes