FORUM: Post Your Radiation Monitoring Data Here

Published: January 1st, 2016 at 11:00 am ET
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Previous radiation monitoring thread here: http://enenews.com/forum-post-radiation-monitoring-data-dec-17-2011-present

Published: January 1st, 2016 at 11:00 am ET
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  • Southern Hemisphere Background Report For October 2016. (22% above average)

    Station location

    http://sccc.org.au/monitoring/Australian-Map.jpg

    This short animation of Northern and Southern Hemisphere air circulation shows why we can get detections so far south.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qh011eAYjAA

    Caloundra day average chart for October 2016

    http://sccc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Caloundra-local-average-background-radiation-levels-October-2016.jpg

    Caloundra October month average year comparisons.

    2016 22% above pre-Fukushima average
    2015 12% above pre-Fukushima average
    2014 14% above pre-Fukushima average
    2013 25% above pre-Fukushima average
    2012 19% above pre-Fukushima average

    Report:

    There has been another up tick in background levels at this location for October 2016. This is the second highest October month average since the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe.

    At this location in the winter months, air flows tend to come from the Southern Ocean, rather than from the tropical North. When this happens, local background levels tend to drop significantly, so compared to the summer months, winter local background levels approach pre-Fukushima levels. You can clearly see this seasonal variation in the yearly average background report, link below.
    Yearly average background radiation levels

    http://sccc.org.au/yearly-average-background-radiation-levels

    Disclaimer: This is an amateur volunteer run service. Human error…


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  • A lie is being perpetrated on the Internet that no significant radiation related fatalities have resulted from the ongoing Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe. Anyone using any semblance of logic will know that this is fantasy! The evidence is overwhelming and clear, that large numbers of people have died, and more will die in the future as a result of this ongoing nuclear catastrophe!

    Please use the reports on this page to counter the lie, and educate people. Everyone is welcome to copy and use any of the information on this page.

    http://technologypals.com.au/fatalities-and-injuries-resulting-from-the-fukushima-nuclear-catastrophe


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  • IRAQ

    7th November 2016 – Fallujah 12 years on: Americans ‘last people to consider’ generations crippled by depleted uranium

    Extracts:

    “We know it was exposure to uranium because we measured the uranium in our study. We spent a lot of money looking at the uranium levels at the hair of the parents of the children with congenital malformations. So, there’s no doubt about it being uranium,” Professor Busby said.

    “The people who control or try to control the understanding of the health effects of uranium are the people who are associated with the military and governments who need to show that they didn’t do anything wrong and can continue to use this stuff. So, yes, there is a cover-up, no question about it. And it’s at a very high level. It will have to stop because evidence that’s emerging in periodic literature is absolutely massive. It doesn’t only come from Iraq and from exposure to depleted uranium. It comes from exposure to uranium from uranium workers in France and from uranium miners in Namibia, and nuclear test veterans who were exposed to uranium,” Busby said.

    “It’s actually very difficult to decontaminate an area that’s been affected by depleted uranium, because it spreads so uniformly across the area and in the form of these very fine particles. So, it’s not a case of going somewhere and finding something that’s radioactive and removing it. You can do that, but the thing that are causing the problem is the inhalation of these dusts. And once the dust…


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  • Yes, obewanspeaks and Hippie Dog, use of depleted uranium munitions is a crime against humanity! DU contamination will effect multiple generations. They know this, but will not stop using it. It is even killing their own troops who handle it, plus it causes birth defects in their solders children.

    Criminally evil!!!


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  • Checkmate

    In south central WI. the average radiation on GMA-200 CPMs are 30% higher than last year and year before. And with this average it is not unusual to see on a quiet day it being up another 15% making a total of 45% from a year ago. So Fukie is still smoking and burning better as ever today as in the past.

    What we need is massive earthquakes to completely bury Japan, all other NPPs and dumps forever.


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  • Alert Caloundra November 2016 – Seasonal local background increases have appeared again this year. Since Fukushima, local up ticks in background levels now occur in the warmer months when warm tropical air reaches this location. Occasional spikes in day background levels can reach 40% above average during these events. (See chart below) Most of these background up ticks early in the month occurred on hot, fine days. On the 12th and 13th of November in the afternoons, brief thunderstorms passed through. It is suggested to stay out of the rain during these up tick events, and have a shower if you get wet. What these local Alert level colour codes mean.

    http://sccc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Caloundra-local-average-background-radiation-levels-November-2016.jpg

    The season background increases are based on local Southern Hemisphere long term data.

    http://sccc.org.au/yearly-average-background-radiation-levels

    If there is a season increase in local background levels here, it would suggest that locations in the Northern Hemisphere would have had more significant increases since Fukushima. Unfortunately there is a scarcity of publicly available day, month, and year, average pre and post Fukushima long term background level data available.

    These local seasonal increases appear to be atmospheric and related to wind direction.

    Disclaimer: This is an amateur volunteer run service. Human error can provide incorrect information, and equipment malfunction can…


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  • Reads during Carolina wildfires???

    My livingroon GM counter is averaging 61CPM at this time…

    That's over double (almost triple) normal…

    http://ncforestservice.gov/fire_control/sit_report.htm

    These wildfires mobilize the pollution absorbed by the plant over the growing season (that why we should never burn leaves anymore)…

    Was hazy around here Sunday morning and very foggy Monday…

    Be careful of breathing this smoke, as we've seen (and proven) before, it's like smoking a whole pack of cigarettes in 1 hour…

    Average (GM-320Plus 4 inches from floor in living area) was 15 before fires, now averaging over 60cpm (11-15-16)…

    And I'm around 100 miles downwind… ;-(

    Wowsers… Scary stuff.

    Here's some news on these fires…

    https://youtu.be/azuorwWHMgU?t=48s

    https://youtu.be/SFFEj2zeljE

    https://youtu.be/4cX14rG_5x0

    Disturbing the counts changed (+ almost triple) here…


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    • WoW!!!

      The awesome updraft from a fire feeding itself!!!!

      Lake Lure fire:

      https://youtu.be/vX_g02HDrTM

      And take a look at http://netc.com for elevated radiation readings in these areas too…

      I'm currently averaging 61.52cpm (GM 320+ inside in living area 4 inches from floor). Normal average is 15cpm…

      Typos on previous post? Oops changing keyboard batteries…


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    • Carolina Wildfires and elevated radiation readings!

      As of this morning readings remain high and have increased slightly over the last 24 hours, Average is 60.71CPM (gm-320+ indoors 4 inches from floor)

      The air quality is also at "unhealthy" (danger) levels @ 156 PPM

      So small particle pollution is a little over 3 times normal outdoors.

      Almost exactly matches Percentage increase on my GM 320+ indoors.

      I have begun filtering my indoor air with activated charcoal/carbon filters.

      Started filtering the living room (approx 750 square feet) around 9:30 AM…

      …will post updated radiation reads tonight to see the changes (if any) filtering the air makes.

      Will also perform test on filter media after a few days…

      Compare the map at:

      https://www.airnow.gov

      To the map at:

      http://netc.com


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    • Carolina Wildfires and elevated radiation readings!

      Code orange air day today (code red yesterday).

      As of this morning readings remain high but have decreased slightly over the last 24 hours, Average reading is…

      59.34CPM (gm-320+ indoors 4 inches from floor)

      …didn't get the filter going until this morning (too much in and out foot traffic here yesterday). Today the home will remain closed all day so we'll see after 24 hours in a closed living area if it (activated charcoal/carbon filter) makes a difference. Started filtering @ 9:20AM EST.


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    • Carolina Wildfires and elevated radiation readings!

      Current average reading is…

      58.49CPM (gm-320+ indoors 4 inches from floor)

      Been running activated charcoal filter unit and (warm water) humidifier for 15+ hours…

      Getting a little relief from the haze by a surface wind change, now pushing air from the southeast…

      https://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/orthographic=-101.73,35.62,672

      Still a very high average count here.


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    • Carolina Wildfires and elevated radiation readings!

      As of this morning readings remain high but have continued to fall, although very slowly, over the last 48 hours.

      Average is 55.61CPM (gm-320+ indoors 4 inches from floor)

      The air quality is "Good" levels @ 30 PPM but expected to increase over the day back to "Code Orange" tomorrow…

      ——————-

      Visit:

      https://www.airnow.gov

      For the latest air quality forecasts…

      And:

      http://netc.com

      For the latest radiation readings.

      ——————-

      I and others I have talked to continue to experience symptoms including:

      Itchy skin, congestion, coughing, runny nose.

      You can definitely tell the difference when working outside and with the extra dry conditions lawnmowers almost disappear in the dust clouds when chopping leaves…

      If you live in these areas PLEASE lightly water your lawn before running the lawn mower.

      Not only will this help to reduce the dust you are stirring up and breathing, this action will also help to reduce the fire risk associated with creating these fine airborne particles.


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      • Carolina Wildfires and elevated radiation readings!

        Just started to ventilate home (40+ min)…

        Current read 55.36 cpm average with a count of 16CPM at this time…

        + 20 min. after starting to vent home 11CPM and average 55.35

        As of this morning readings remained high but have continued to fall, although very slowly, over the last 48 hours.

        Average was 55.61CPM before venting…

        House was closed, filter and humidifier both running for around the last 24 hours (gm-320+ indoors 4 inches from floor).

        The air quality is at "Good" levels, Currently @ 80 PPM That's +30 from just this morning already (early afternoon here), expected to increase over today and tonight then back to "Code Orange" levels tomorrow…

        If you live around here vent your home now…

        … we may not get another chance to vent (when air quality is in the green range) for a few days, maybe not even then…

        These fires aren't out (or even contained yet) by any stretch of the imagination…

        http://ncforestservice.gov/fire_control/sit_report.htm


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    • Carolina Wildfires and elevated radiation readings!

      Currently winds are calm 34 degrees with 65% humidity…

      Average is 54.86CPM Current count is 21CPM (gm-320+ indoors 4 inches from floor)

      Here's current coverage of these fires…

      http://wncn.com/tag/nc-wildfires/

      …lot's of info, updated daily.


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    • Carolina Wildfires and elevated radiation readings!

      As of this morning readings remain high but have decreased over the last 24 hours, Average is 53.30CPM (gm-320+ indoors 4 inches from floor)

      Current CPM is 9 so we've gotten a break here in Charlotte for the time being…

      The air quality is currently at "green" levels @ 39 PPM

      Asheville NC is expected to reach 151 AQI (unhealthy for everyone) today so we may see elevated particle levels in the air here tomorrow…

      https://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=airnow.local_state&stateid=34&mapcenter=0&tabs=0


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  • Hippie Dog, thanks for your informative detail reports for your location, keep us posted.


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  • Checkmate

    Thanks Vital1 and Hippie for your findings. It appears that the radiation is pretty well spread globally. People have to know that burning wood, leaves, etc. is very bad. Nov. 5, 2016 the people were out in the nice weather burning leaves so heavy that Milwaukee was completely covered in smoke all the way to Janesville which is approx. 50 miles to the West. Who knows how far North or South. Checked to see if any forest fires and not a one. Also there was no wind blowing this stuff. It was just hanging covering the whole area- no clear patches in between.


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  • Checkmate

    Hippie, The best thing to do for yourself is like I have done- put a HEPA 15 filter (like all hospitals have) on your furnace for both heat and A.C. We have a Carrier "Infinity" air purifier connected to the furnace. Also we have taken HEPA filters and cut them and put them in the airflow ducts. I have a room filter and planned on running it day and night to see how much is still in the air.

    In a previous post I put my readings down when we changed out the furnace 15 filter after 6 months- the reading was over 1,200 CPMs on the intake side and 800 counts on the other side- a very dirty filter. The average inside the house background at the time was always 39.5 CPMs on an Inspector Alert. Also this location is in farm country.

    Another thing I do is not go anywhere outside without a 3M P100 Particulate face mask on. In fact, I wear it in stores, etc., because they have just regular filters (no HEPA 15)on their AC/Heat units.

    Many people all ages are dying at home unexpectedly- at least one every 2 days in say a 35 mile radius. Next multiply that by the size of the US and you can imagine the deaths. I believe most are caused from Beta particle inhalation. All though Gamma can give you heart attacks but this usually is not listed as an unexpected death.


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  • Checkmate

    Just another note: Stay out of all rain and the worst of all is Fog. During Fog, I won't leave home if I can help it.

    It certainly is a shame that life has to be lived like this; I never imagined this when I was a kid. Your home is your jail….


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    • Byrian420 Byrian420

      Bullshit, I go out all the time in the fog and i am just fine as with everyone else I know. "At least one every 2 deaths in a 35 mile radius" Where are your links to back this up. Yes radiation is bad and terrible but are you going to miss out on life hiding for the rest of your life? Nuclear technology is terrible but don't live in fear. Find Jesus Christ for he is the only truth, in this world of lies for your not promised tomorrow.


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    • Carolina Wildfires and elevated radiation readings!

      Current average reading is…

      59.23CPM (gm-320+ indoors 4 inches from floor)

      Over 100 miles downwind…

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      Thanks for the info Checkmate…

      Been saying allot of this same stuff since I found out about the Fuku releases!!!

      It truly has changed the world and with our nuclear power fleet in such poor condition and at the end of any real safety margin (with tons of spent fuel now accumulated onsite), we simply have to change the way that we live…

      Lawnmowers will be the death of many!!!! Both those that use them and those around them. I use a p-100 mask when cutting grass / chopping leaves and blowing.

      Most don't even think about stirring up all those particles…

      …people simply have NO idea what the danger is, and most don't even want to know. It seems to be too much trouble to simply pay attention and make some adjustments that can save lives.

      America is still in denial!!!!


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  • (Video) 16th November 2016 – Giant radiation shield built to cap Chernobyl's damaged nuclear reactor

    Extract:

    A giant radiation shield is being manoevered over the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident in Chernobyl, Ukraine, in the final phase of a €1.5 billion (US$1.6bn) project to prevent the leaking of further radioactive material from the damaged reactor.

    Comment:

    Look at the size of this structure that they are moving into place, it is 350 feet tall and more than 530 feet long. This very expensive temporary cover will also need to be replaced in a 100 years!

    Video of structure being moved

    https://www.rt.com/in-motion/367148-giant-radiation-shield-chernobyl/

    Wikipedia extract:

    The total cost of the Shelter Implementation Plan, of which the New Safe Confinement is the most prominent element, is estimated to be around €2.15 billion (US$3.09 billion).

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chernobyl_New_Safe_Confinement


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  • Checkmate

    Really glad to hear you are using a p100 mask outside. We use one inside also when cleaning the house- vac.,dust, etc. I hear a lot of landscapers were dying. Also a lot of auto repairmen are dying from changing out car air filters without a mask.

    Another thing we do is use Arm & Hammer in water to soak all vegetables before eating- raw or cooked. In an Army manual, they recommend using a small amount of bleach in water to rid food of some contamination.

    I can't remember where I heard this stated (about a year ago) by an expert that California was so contaminated that if you go out on any type of day or night- it is recommended when you return inside to immediately remove and wash your clothes, place your outside shoes in an enclosed box, and immediately take a shower and put on fresh clothes. I believe the Beta is the main problem.

    This reminds me of another thing- 3 years ago and even today we have put plastic covering over every windows throughout the house and over the entire window and sill so there won't be too much leakage in from outside dust.

    Some may say you are afraid of dying- that is not the case. If I died fast, I don't have a problem. The thing I hate is to have a slow painful death caused by organ failure- kidney dia. is no fun.

    So different world and have to adapt- to hope tomorrow…this may somehow- all go away…


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  • Checkmate

    Another thing I forgot to mention is when it is a heavy fog or very lite rain and my pants get wet or moist that my legs start burning. I don't know if it is acid rain or some element of radiation or both. Anyway, I immediately take a soapy shower and it is gone. Also learned to wash the pants, because if you just hang them to dry and wear them again a slight perspiration actives it again- whatever it is.

    Maybe should do CPM count of the wet fabric and another one after it is dry…


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    • Yea dry would be the key on that test, water only shields the reading…

      What GM are you using to test with?

      And you know there is so much fallout (and even diesel soot from transportation) in the air today, nowhere (and noone) in america is immune to these problems…

      ..we used to play in the rain, not anymore.

      Don't forget that you can use baking soda in the shower to remove pollution of all kinds from your skin.

      A old arm and hammer fridge pak will do it, just place a little in your hands and scrub the itchier areas…

      Use with caution as this is a mineral based product (sparingly and not too often)…

      …if you have health problems consult your doctor before trying this remedy.

      Oh yea if your having kidney problems look into fresh juicing, gotta drink it right after you make it peel and all!!!

      Fresh "Granny Smith" apples should be the base juice for kidney problems…

      Add carrots, celery and pears for some interesting tastes and effects…

      …I like a little vodka with mine too. :-)


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  • Checkmate

    Thanks Hip…I didn't know you knew all that stuff. I use an INSPECTOR ALERT and usually measure both CPMs and SVs. Using one as a check against the other.

    As for the burning on skin, I remember Radchick saying that her daughter received radiation burns on her arms after but caught in the rain a few years ago. And that was around the Detroit area.

    I have registered rain here about a year ago which was 250% above BG.
    About 3 years ago in Oct. for a few days something happened some where and my GC registered 1,200 CPMs for aprox. 3 hours then dropped down to 800 to 600 the rest of the day and the next day it was at 500 then dropping back down to 100 after about 8 hours then down to normal 39.5 CPMs. Scared the hell out of me. Checked all the papers about an accident or something- nothing to be found. I probably live about 150 miles from closest NPP. And nothing was said on here about anything occurring, so still a mystery to me and you really don't know where to run. Unfortunately I don't have lead shielding to hid under. This happened only once in 3 years, before that I don't know as I didn't have a GC.
    Been thinking about moving out of the country, but where are you going to go??? To me its bad globally- even the S. Hemp.
    They say the best place is probably the jungle.


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  • Checkmate

    Vital1, Have you ever thought of testing some of the essential oils that people use for health purposes? For instance, the eucalyptus leaves being picked and tested for radiation and then test the end product- steam distilled essential oil for radiation. It would be interesting to know the difference if any. Many people sniff, ingess and use tropically on their skin these products for health.

    I know a few years ago, some trees were tested in California and were found to be radioactive, then about a year later, it was announced that tree pollen was also found to be radioactive. When you think about it is mind blogging to consider any product from a tree which is not harvested annually or seasonally such as vegetables.

    Do you have any tests or thoughts on this??? Thanks…

    As I had mentioned to Probie: Maybe testing the same tree year after year would give a much better handle on the amount of radiation accumulated in an area, rather than the soil testing because soil is blown around.


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  • Sam Sam

    Current NETC map of USA is missing so many reporting
    stations? How Come? Too damn hot? Can't alarm the
    people? Also how come no earthquakes being reported
    from Ca. border up the Coast to Washington state. Quiet
    zones do not last this long. Can't scare the people on the
    Cascade Fault Zone. There was no reporting of the undersea
    volcanic eruption 100 miles off of the coast of California in
    San Francisco region last week. Nothing new here—
    Sleep well folks BIG earth events are on their way!
    Lots of deep earthquakes occurring in South Pacific and Argentina now foreshadowing
    a multiplier effect of bigger shallower quakes all around the
    Pacific fault zones. (thanks Dutchinsense) Volcano's waking up!


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  • Checkmate

    Vital1, I don't have the equipment to test but I would do the following as collect the leaves and dry them as Hippie said. I would also do the following tests: 1- Take the green leaves and juice them and test the liquid. 2- Tap in to the tree and check the sap with a test. 3- Cut tree down and test the interior. 4- Test the water before using for steam distillation and boil water with green leaves in water purifier catching the steam into a small enclosed glass jar. Then re-boil it over and over catching the oil. You may find that you have to use 100 lb. of green leaves to get maybe a 1/2 lb. of oil, but you can be sure that the oil will evaporate much faster than the water. I don't know too much about oil distillation, you may have to look it up.


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    • Checkmate, The power went down during the test of the eucalyptus oil, so I had to restart the test. The eucalyptus oil sample was taken out of a bottle that was in our first aid kit here. So it was probably manufactured here in Australia. It has been in the first aid kit for years.

      The test result is a the noise level of the equipment here, so if there is any contamination present it is below the sensitivity of the test equipment used here.


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  • Checkmate

    The major point is how much radiation are in the leaves to start and how much is left after the distillation process.

    There are chemicals that some manufacturers use to distill but this isn't the true essence of the product and that method maybe bad for your health too (you know added chemical thing)…and certainly can not be taken internally even if you really cut it with a lot of coconut oil. If the oil says on the label not for internal use- You had better not use it at all internally. And my philosophy is if I can't eat than why would I put it on my skin!!! As your skin is a giant sponge.


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  • 21st November 2016 – Fukushima reactor cooling system stops following quake & tsunami

    Extract:

    The cooling system of the third reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has stopped circulating water following a powerful 7.3 offshore earthquake. TEPCO said it managed to restart the system some 90 minutes after the failure.

    https://www.rt.com/news/367714-fukushima-reactor-cooling-earthquake/


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  • Checkmate

    As stated before, all countries in the world should bomb Japan off the map. Either we solve the problem with sinking the whole mess or we don't. What do we have to lose???


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  • JAPAN

    22nd November 2016 – Marine radiation monitoring post down after M7.4

    Extracts:

    In the evening of 11/22/2016, Tepco announced the radiation monitoring post in the sea has been suspended due to the quake. The post is situated at the end of the breakwater of Fukushima plant port. They cannot monitor the radioactive substance spreading to the Pacific with this monitoring post out of order.

    They also admitted the underwater fence was damaged, and also the coolant water got out of the common spent fuel pool due to the quake. It reportedly spread over 2m * 3m but the exact volume is not announced.

    http://fukushima-diary.com/2016/11/marine-radiation-monitoring-post-down-after-m7-4/

    Keep track of potential releases with this free community resource. There are a lots of Japanese radiation monitoring networks and stations listed there.

    List of International Radiation Monitoring Stations

    http://sccc.org.au/international-radiation-monitoring-stations


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  • Southern Hemisphere Background Report For November 2016. (32% above average)

    Station location

    http://sccc.org.au/monitoring/Australian-Map.jpg

    This short animation of Northern and Southern Hemisphere air circulation shows why we can get detections so far south.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qh011eAYjAA

    Caloundra day average chart for November 2016

    http://sccc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Caloundra-local-average-background-radiation-levels-November-2016.jpg

    Caloundra November month average year comparisons.

    2016 32% above pre-Fukushima average
    2015 37% above pre-Fukushima average
    2014 29% above pre-Fukushima average
    2013 30% above pre-Fukushima average
    2012 31% above pre-Fukushima average

    Report:

    November 2016 had the the second highest month average local background since Fukushima. At the beginning of the month warm tropical air flows reached this location, this created the initial spike in local background levels. Background levels dropped for the rest of the month, as more Southern air flows reached this location, from the Southern Ocean.
    Yearly average background radiation levels

    http://sccc.org.au/yearly-average-background-radiation-levels

    Disclaimer: This is an amateur volunteer run service. Human error can provide incorrect information, and equipment malfunction can produce false readings. Do not rely on, or take action upon information presented here, without further research.


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    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

      vital1, thanks. Do you have an idea approximately how toxic the rise in radiation is? Is it 32% worse, or 3200%?


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      • "Do you have an idea approximately how toxic the rise in radiation is?"

        Since Fukushima, the recorded local year average background increase has been approx. 20%. In the winter months we see background levels here go down to near 5% above pre-Fukushima levels. If we are seeing small increases here at this location in the Southern hemisphere, it would suggest there have been larger increases at locations in the Northern hemisphere.

        The data and charts here clearly show the local season variation.

        http://sccc.org.au/yearly-average-background-radiation-levels

        Over a year ago I did ask a local hospital doctor if there had been any increase in local illness levels since 2011. I did not refer to Fukushima when I asked this question. The answers he gave was that there had been an increase in some illnesses, but he put it down to better detection and improved local medical services. He did not quantify how much of an increase.

        I have not detected any Cesium in soil or water testing here. If it is present it is below the sensitivity of the equipment here. What has been detected in the local rain and soil testing was mainly Lead-210 and Berrylliun-7. I have a live radon monitor here, and have found that radon levels do increase with storm activity. Yes, we do get radon daughter washouts here.

        I have also kept a statistical analysis of day and night local background levels. Often, during the up ticks in background levels, day and night CPM averages are very close,…


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        • Often, during the up ticks in background levels, day and night CPM averages are very close, which suggests that solar activity is not a major determinant for the increases. That would be expected, as the monitoring station here is virtually at sea level. Interestingly, often when there is a significant increase in local background levels, it is on hot fine days, when warm tropical air reaches this location. All this indicates that whatever is creating the increases in the warmer months, is in the tropical air.


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          • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

            vital1, thank you. We saw the country wide tests of the U.S. from the wonderful group here…sorry I forget their name now, how bad of me…but anyway cesium seemed quite significant. Mangano did several epidemiological studies showing infant deaths, and hypothyroidism up in the western states by a significant amount.

            You showed radiation readings, but not toxicity. That was my question. IF background radiation is set to null, then the additional radiation from fallout is in fact….infinitely more toxic, not a linear progression as suggested. This is no flippant hyperbole. As we found, no study shows toxicity of our primary natural source of internal radiation, whereas an equal amount from C-37 causes irreversible heart damage as shown by Bandazhevsky. What is the ratio of toxicity when an equal amount of radiation gives either zero known health impact or morbid heart damage? Well, Ive beaten that story in to the ground we know, even though it didnt take hold. Still, the point remains; What good is a figure of radiation if the level of toxicity is not ascribed to it?
            And do you have an idea what radionuclides are causing your increase?


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            • "What good is a figure of radiation if the level of toxicity is not ascribed to it?"

              I agree, it's toxicity is greatly underestimated by the nuclear industry.

              I had approached other medical professionals here for statistical information, on pre and post Fukushima illness levels. They said they would find out, and get back to me, but never did.

              I only have anecdotal information on an increase in the number of young to middle aged men dieing suddenly of heart attacks in 2011 and 2012, and
              stories in the paper of local race horses suffering heart distress or death, after racing during the same period.

              I did detect traces of Uranium and Iodine-129 in rain water samples in 2012 and 2013. Thorium-232 and Lead-210 appear to be the most significant soil contaminants here.

              http://sccc.org.au/pages/Soil-Testing-Reports.html


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  • Checkmate

    Great question Code!
    I had heard that an average of 500cpms for 2 1/2 years would cause almost everyone health problems. And at an average of 250cpms you would have a majority of people with in 5 years.

    Miami and the state of Montana have had these everyday averages since 2011. I do know a few Montana companies have relocated out there. In fact, one moved to Wis. with employees.

    But Shh! Don't say a word.


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    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

      Hi Checkmate. We know that pre nuclear era background radiation is not very harmful at all. Somewhere close to zero harm, and the internal radiation may even have some biological function. The bomb test era added Cesium-137 and strontium-90 and other man made made radionuclides which became a new background level. Globally, not a huge rise in radiation READINGS, only a 5% rise, diminishing with time. But that was responsible for an estimated 60 million deaths. Busby gives a rough estimate of how much worse nuclear fallout is than what is assumed by the ICRP standard dose model; say 600X. That means that a 30% rise in radiation reading may be 190X worse, instead of 1.3X worse. Isnt that 19 thousand percent? To me, this means that the geiger counter readings are entirely misleading when comparing fallout to background radiation. Much depends on if it is ingested. Its the single biggest roadblock to busting nuclear; comparing fallout to background


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    Code, the readings I gave about 500 for both Miami and Montana were taken from the U.S. Government Stations on Netc. And looking in their back charts it never fell below 500 on the graph and all trended up on about a 5% ascending line. If the monitoring stations are doing just Beta or with Gamma, I don't know. I know numbers were fudged around the U.S. at most all stations, but why weren't the numbers fudged at all in Miami or Montana???


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    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

      Checkmate, the collusion, or conspiracy factor of the human species is incredible. One can only wonder at the many sincere people where data is being falsified. More whistle blowing would help.
      Of course Michael does the great work of exposing this at Allegedly Apparent
      https://allegedlyapparent.wordpress.com/

      the world is composed of three groups; corrupt heartless bastards, their legions of enablers, and the duped, powerless, following herds of sheeple


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    You are right. I reviewed a large number of past graph on Netc and everywhere they are off line for a while, the numbers are adjusted down and drift lower until they start rising again about a certain level then adjusted down. This from my observation throughout the last 3 years, but I do find if I add about 200 to 250 to 300 to all the current government readings, I am probably very close to actual readings that are occurring today.

    In regards to hypothyroidism (besides radiation),you have an Iodine deficient country- No iodine in bread (which was replaced with bromide)and iodine taken out of salt by decree. This is so the one big wheel of industry turns. Big Pharm pays the government who pay the doctors who write prescriptions to pay Big Pharm and the cycle goes on. The idea not to be personally crushed by this big wheel.

    It is a known fact, that if everyone stopped eating sugar that half the hospitals in the US would completely shut down. So if you love your hospital and your doctor then keep eating sugar…


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    I had suggested awhile ago, that all readings on all GCs' CPMs could be compared if everyone used only percentages and not CPM counts…


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  • 8th November 2016 – Tokyo increases Fukushima operator’s interest-free loan limit to $123bn

    Extracts:

    The extra 5 trillion yen ($44 billion) loan on top of the original 9 trillion yen ($79 billion) is destined to cover the costs of compensation and decontaminating areas around the plant, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

    The government plans to have TEPCO and other utilities pay back the loans, Japan’s NHK World reported, as part of the cost will pass to consumers through higher electricity rates.

    Last month the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said that the combined costs of paying compensation for the Fukushima nuclear disaster and the decommissioning of the plant will almost double the initial estimate and will cost over 20 trillion yen ($176 billion).

    Comment:

    The Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe cleanup costs just keep skyrocketing, with no end in sight.

    https://www.rt.com/news/369574-japan-tepco-loan-ceiling/


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