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‘Unbelievable!’: Scientists stunned as 3 rare giant oarfish found dead off Los Angeles in recent weeks — Flesh falling apart while still alive, body parts missing — Biologist: “Of course I’m very concerned… for some reason they’re dying… it’s very strange” — Being tested for toxins (VIDEO)

Los Angeles Times, Aug 17, 2015 (emphasis added): Biggest oarfish seen at Catalina Island in years washes ashore… marking a rare sighting of the deep-sea creature… [It] was 24 feet long when it was alive, said Annie MacAulay, a marine biologist… its tail [was] severed off — which oarfish have been known to do . . . → Read More: ‘Unbelievable!’: Scientists stunned as 3 rare giant oarfish found dead off Los Angeles in recent weeks — Flesh falling apart while still alive, body parts missing — Biologist: “Of course I’m very concerned… for some reason they’re dying… it’s very strange” — Being tested for toxins (VIDEO)

Radiation level hits record high at Fukushima plant well — Tepco: New leak “has not been confirmed”

Asahi Shimbun, Nov. 12, 2013: Record radioactivity level found at Fukushima plant well [...] A record high level of 710,000 becquerels of beta-ray sources, such as radioactive strontium, was detected per liter of water in an observation well at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. [...] TEPCO said a new leak from the . . . → Read More: Radiation level hits record high at Fukushima plant well — Tepco: New leak “has not been confirmed”

Physician: AMA meeting is “encouraging monitoring of radiation levels in ocean species” in response to Fukushima

Tweet from Kyle P. Edmonds, MD, June 18, 2013:

#AMAmtg encouraging monitoring of radiation levels in ocean species. Response to Fukushima. #publichealth

— Kyle P. Edmonds, MD (@kpedmonds) June 18, 2013

See also: ‘Absurd’: Intentionally dumping Fukushima nuclear material into ocean from land “is not considered dumping” — Allowed under international law?

“Like I’m watching a horror movie”: Menacing crows all over Fukushima town — “I didn’t know a place would become like this”

Title: Empty streets, menacing crows and little hope in towns co-hosting Fukushima plant Source: AJW by The Asahi Shimbun Date: March 13, 2013

Empty streets, menacing crows and little hope in towns co-hosting Fukushima plant

[...] In Okuma, Kumika Takeuchi looked up at the many crows flying above a shopping district on March . . . → Read More: “Like I’m watching a horror movie”: Menacing crows all over Fukushima town — “I didn’t know a place would become like this”

Fukushima Film: It’s murder not allowing children to escape — It will be too late when we are the 2nd Chernobyl -Local Japanese Official (VIDEO)

Surviving Japan (2012) Filmmaker: Chris Noland

Transcript Excerpt

Minamisoma city council member Koichi Oyama: I would like to explain something historical to better your understanding. Japan used to be ruled by a king, the emperor.

[...]

Parents and teacher tell children the best thing you can do was die for your country.

Kamikaze . . . → Read More: Fukushima Film: It’s murder not allowing children to escape — It will be too late when we are the 2nd Chernobyl -Local Japanese Official (VIDEO)

Source: “Real” mystery black substance NOT yet measured — Possibly 20,000,000 Bq/kg of cesium — Many times more radioactive than local official’s sample — “It is too dangerous and must be analyzed by public institutions” (PHOTOS)

A source from Japan with a background in nuclear engineering writes:

I get permission to write an article from one Minamisoma’s resident who found the real black material (520micro SV). [...]

As a picture, real black substance which found by one Minamisoma’s resident shows 2893cps, it is much stronger than Mr. Ooyama’s 500cps sample. . . . → Read More: Source: “Real” mystery black substance NOT yet measured — Possibly 20,000,000 Bq/kg of cesium — Many times more radioactive than local official’s sample — “It is too dangerous and must be analyzed by public institutions” (PHOTOS)

CNN on Fukushima’s constant threat: Plant Chief reveals biggest risk is if something goes wrong with reactors — No more stable now than in April says defender of nuclear power (VIDEO)

Title: Fukushima’s ‘cold’ reactors pose a constant threat Source: CNN Date: Feb 29, 2012

[...] During a tour of the nuclear plant, manager Takeshi Takahashi told CNN’s Kyung Lah that the biggest risk is if something goes wrong with the reactors. The nuclear fuel needs constant cooling. Huge tanks around the site hold water . . . → Read More: CNN on Fukushima’s constant threat: Plant Chief reveals biggest risk is if something goes wrong with reactors — No more stable now than in April says defender of nuclear power (VIDEO)

US Agency: ‘Serious, long-term health effects’ posed by 10 milliSv/yr of ionizing radiation — Greatly increased chance of leukemia, organ damage, cancers when adding ingestion of radionuclides

Title: ATSDR-PHA-HC-Kerr-Mcgee Corporate Cushing Refinery-p2 – PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENTSource: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Date: December 17, 2009 Site-Specific Gamma Radiation and EffectsRadiological contamination at the site is localized within specific areas.

[...] the levels of ionizing radiation do pose a serious, long-term health effect as exposures can approach or exceed 1 rem [10 . . . → Read More: US Agency: ‘Serious, long-term health effects’ posed by 10 milliSv/yr of ionizing radiation — Greatly increased chance of leukemia, organ damage, cancers when adding ingestion of radionuclides

Shock? Major US paper runs pro-nuke editorial claiming Fukushima survived earthquake… AND tsunami! — Says US should not close ‘reliable’ US nuclear plants

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Editorial: Japan’s nuclear meltdown shouldn’t close U.S. plants, USA Today, Dec. 12, 2011:

Some interesting excerpts (Emphasis Added)

The Japanese nuclear power plant catastrophe that transfixed the world in March has dropped down the list of things to lose sleep over For all its drawbacks, nuclear power remains an indispensable part of the U.S. . . . → Read More: Shock? Major US paper runs pro-nuke editorial claiming Fukushima survived earthquake… AND tsunami! — Says US should not close ‘reliable’ US nuclear plants

Gundersen: Biggest fear remains very precarious Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 collapsing in quake (VIDEO)

The Impact of the Fukushima Radiation on the Ocean, EcoReview, Community Television of Santa Cruz County, Dec. 7, 2011:

Interview with Arnold Gundersen, Chief Engineer, Fairewinds Associates, Inc; Nuclear Engineering, Safety, and Reliability Expert; Federal and Congressional hearing testimony and Expert Witness testimony; Former Senior Vice President Nuclear Licensee; Former Licensed Reactor Operator; 39-years . . . → Read More: Gundersen: Biggest fear remains very precarious Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 collapsing in quake (VIDEO)

Asahi: Almost 1,000,000 times more radioactive fallout in Ibaraki soil than in 2009 — Low estimate?

Cesium from Fukushima plant fell all over Japan, AJW by The Asahi Shimbun, Nov. 26, 2011:

[...] Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s survey results released on Nov. 25 [... says the] highest combined cumulative density of radioactive cesium-134 and cesium-137 was found in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki Prefecture, at 40,801 becquerels per square . . . → Read More: Asahi: Almost 1,000,000 times more radioactive fallout in Ibaraki soil than in 2009 — Low estimate?

Gov’t Survey: Shinjuku, Tokyo has third highest cesium levels of all testing locations throughout Japan — “Large amounts of radioactive dust fell in Tokyo”

Cesium from Fukushima plant fell all over Japan, AJW by The Asahi Shimbun, Nov. 26, 2011:

[...] the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s survey results released on Nov. 25 [...]

The highest combined cumulative density of radioactive cesium-134 and cesium-137 was found in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki Prefecture, at 40,801 becquerels per square . . . → Read More: Gov’t Survey: Shinjuku, Tokyo has third highest cesium levels of all testing locations throughout Japan — “Large amounts of radioactive dust fell in Tokyo”

“It’s like Russian roulette”: Only 10 percent of school lunches in Fukushima tested for radiation — Officials didn’t even know testing equipment was available

Nuke fears may spread faster than radiation, The Japan Times Online, Nov. 27, 2011:

[...] “Every day I think of radiation accumulating in my child’s body,” a 36-year-old Tokyo housewife tells the monthly magazine Takarajima. [...]

Many people no doubt suppress their fears and get on with their lives. This woman can’t. She thinks . . . → Read More: “It’s like Russian roulette”: Only 10 percent of school lunches in Fukushima tested for radiation — Officials didn’t even know testing equipment was available

Busby: We are going to take some kind of libel action against George Monbiot’s advisers and Imperial College (VIDEO)

Busby: We are going to take some kind of libel action against George Monbiot’s advisers and Imperial College (VIDEO)

The week began with several high-profile attacks on Christopher Busby, visiting professor at the University of Ulster’s school of biomedical sciences and scientific secretary of the European Committee on Radiation Risk, a think-tank (Bloomberg):

Post-Fukushima ‘anti-radiation’ pills condemned by scientists – The Guardian Chris Busby and the Expensive Anti-Radiation Vitamins for Fukushima – Forbes . . . → Read More: Busby: We are going to take some kind of libel action against George Monbiot’s advisers and Imperial College (VIDEO)

Asahi: Gov’t survey shows Fukushima fallout has spread throughout Japan — Now confirmed at Okinawa 1,700 km away

Cesium from Fukushima plant fell all over Japan, AJW by The Asahi Shimbun, Nov. 26, 2011:

Radioactive substances from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant have now been confirmed in all prefectures, including Uruma, Okinawa Prefecture, about 1,700 kilometers from the plant, according to the science ministry.

The ministry said it concluded . . . → Read More: Asahi: Gov’t survey shows Fukushima fallout has spread throughout Japan — Now confirmed at Okinawa 1,700 km away

***NEW*** Permanent Discussion Threads By Topic — Suggestions Requested

Comment by Grace:

All the posts I’m putting about demos and petitions are getting lost

All these brilliant links to health info. are getting lost, as are all these amazing documentary links and links to other groups and organisations, such a wealth of quality material.

Does anyone else think and feel that it . . . → Read More: ***NEW*** Permanent Discussion Threads By Topic — Suggestions Requested

Expert on Fukushima radiation in US: “We know its going to impact public health” (VIDEO)

Title: Interview – Marco Kaltofen – Airborne Radiation Spread

Uploaded by: talkingsticktv

Date: Nov 6, 2011

Description:

Interview with Marco Kaltofen, PE, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, about his research studying airborne radioactive particles from Fukushima

Transcript Excerpt:

At 12:45 in

It’s more a matter of something happened that we didn’t want to happen. We know . . . → Read More: Expert on Fukushima radiation in US: “We know its going to impact public health” (VIDEO)

Major TV Host: Someday this nuclear stuff is going to drive me nuts enough that I’m going to send cocaine-laden divorce papers to nuke plant in hopes of provoking outrage (VIDEO)

SOURCE: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow ShowTITLE: No sex or drugs, but alarming energy news nonetheless

DATE: Nov. 2, 2011

GE-paid MSNBC host: My personal favorite energy scandal? Nuclear power in America!

“Someday this stuff — this nuclear plant stuff — is going to drive me nuts enough that I’m going to send cocaine-laden divorce . . . → Read More: Major TV Host: Someday this nuclear stuff is going to drive me nuts enough that I’m going to send cocaine-laden divorce papers to nuke plant in hopes of provoking outrage (VIDEO)

‘Daiichi’ Elementary: 4 million Bq/m² of cesium in soil sample from school in Chiba, 20 km from Tokyo — 10.1 µSv/hr at another elementary school nearby

CHIBA, Oct. 26 — “High levels of radiation have been detected on the premises of two elementary schools here, local education authorities have revealed,” reports Mainichi.

11.3 microsieverts of radiation per hour was detected near a ditch at the Abiko Municipal Daiichi Elementary School on Sept. 15. The amount of radioactive cesium measured in . . . → Read More: ‘Daiichi’ Elementary: 4 million Bq/m² of cesium in soil sample from school in Chiba, 20 km from Tokyo — 10.1 µSv/hr at another elementary school nearby

ENENEWS Site Update: New Features & Tools Added

SOURCE: Clement Montagne de la Maison

ENENEWS Site Update: New Features & Tools Added

Submit your news reports and articles for publication via an easy-to-use form. No longer is there only the tip box for news suggestions. Look for the ‘Create New Post‘ link to to try it out. Upload Photo/Avatar that will . . . → Read More: ENENEWS Site Update: New Features & Tools Added

BBC reporter measures up to 30 microsieverts/hour just inside exclusion zone– “I refuse to think about it” says local farmer

Inside Japan’s nuclear ghost zone, BBC by David Shukman, September 13, 2011:

Tomioka lies just inside the 20km exclusion zone [...]

[Local farmer, Naoto] Matsumura believes the authorities have failed the people of the area – which is why he’s taken the risk of bringing us in.

As we keep watch on the Geiger . . . → Read More: BBC reporter measures up to 30 microsieverts/hour just inside exclusion zone– “I refuse to think about it” says local farmer

*After Cleanup* High school: 7.9 microsieverts/hour — Day care center: 7.1 microsieverts/hour

Fukushima day care center hot spots, Kyodo, August 31, 2011:

Two day care centers and a high school building in Fukushima Prefecture remain contaminated with high levels of radioactive matter even after they underwent cleanup work, Greenpeace Japan said.

On the ground of the yard at one day care center, the radiation was as . . . → Read More: *After Cleanup* High school: 7.9 microsieverts/hour — Day care center: 7.1 microsieverts/hour

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