Fukushima radiation contaminates West Coast fish — “Fears the country’s food chain is polluted… a terrifying discovery” — Scientist: “It appears plume has spread throughout vast area from Alaska to California” — CBS: Bulk of radiation has yet to make it’s way across Pacific (VIDEO)

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The Tribune, Jan 5, 2017 and updated Jan 9, 2017 (emphasis added): UCUT study finds trace amounts of radiation in migratory salmon Columbia River –  In early December, a number of news agencies reported seaborne radiation from Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear plant was detected in the Pacific Ocean along on the West Coast. The plant… is feared to still be contaminating the ocean. The impact of the radiation in the Columbia River—and on migratory salmon that spend their developmental years in the Pacific—is still relatively unknown, but recent studies point to causes for concern. Last year, the Okanagan Nation Alliance found Cesium-134, the so-called fingerprint of Fukushima, in sockeye that had migrated up the Okanogan River to British Columbia. Now, a study by Upper Columbia United Tribes has found trace amounts of radiation in Columbia River sockeye as well as Chinook salmon, UCUT biologist Marc Gauthier said Tuesday to the Colville Business Council’s Natural Resource Committee… In the Columbia River salmon, UCUT found… trace amounts of strontium-90, which is another Fukushima radionuclide, according to Gauthier. “There’s some unknowns, some questions that this information raises,” said Gauthier.

Castanet (BC, Canada), Dec 23, 2016: A sockeye salmon containing trace amounts of a radioactive isotope from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in Japan was found in Okanagan Lake. The discovery was made in the summer of 2015 by the Integrated Fukushima Ocean Radionuclide Monitoring network [InFORM]… The organization has found eight fish with detectable levels of “artificial isotopes from human activities”… In one of those eight fish, the one found in Okanagan Lake, researchers were able to detect the element Cesium-134… UPDATE: While [InFORM] reported the Cesium-134 containing sockeye was found in Okanagan Lake, the government data the report references shows that the sockeye samples were actually taken from the Okanagan River

Statesman Journal, Dec 7, 2016: Fukushima radiation has reached U.S. shores — For the first time, seaborne radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster has been detected on the West Coast… in seawater samples taken from Tillamook Bay and Gold Beach in Oregon, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are reporting. Because of its short half-life, cesium-134 can only have come from Fukushima. Also for the first time, cesium-134 has been detected in a Canadian salmon, the Fukushima InFORM project, led by University of Victoria chemical oceanographer Jay Cullen, is reporting… The Oregon samples, marking the first time cesium-134 has been detected on U.S. shores, were taken in January and February of 2016… [InFORM] reported that a single sockeye salmon, sampled from Okanagan Lake in the summer of 2015, had tested positive for cesium-134… [There] is no significant risk to consumers, Cullen said… A recent InFORM analysis of [Woods Hole chemical oceanographer Ken] Buesseler’s data concluded that concentrations of cesium-137 have increased considerably in the central northeast Pacific, although they still are at levels that pose no concern. “It appears that the plume has spread throughout this vast area from Alaska to California,” the scientists wrote… Radiation levels have not yet peaked. “As the contamination plume progresses towards our coast we expect levels closer to shore to increase over the coming year,” Cullen said…

KBET, Dec 9, 2016: RADIOACTIVE ‘FUKUSHIMA FISH’ WEST COAST USA… RADIOACTIVE fish found off the United States has raised fears the country’s food chain is polluted – and the Fukushima nuclear disaster is being blamed. Highly toxic Cesium-134 – the “fingerprint” of Fukushima – was found in Tillamook Bay and Gold Beach, Oregon. The terrifying discovery was reported by researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution… [R]adiation levels have not yet peaked as a toxic plume makes its way towards the United States.

CBS News (transcript excerpt), Dec 9, 2017: Officials are continuing to monitor the situation, saying the bulk of radiation from the Fukushima plant has not yet made its way across the Pacific.

Watch the CBS broadcast here

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  • harv33021

    Of course everything is contaminated and millions will die. I suggest people start looking into the health side of the Keshe plasma technology. They are now conducting clinical studies on the effectiveness of the CO2 GANS being used to treat cancer patients from Fukushima. It is working extremely well. I have experimented with that GANS too. Four months ago I had a cancerous tumor on the side of my neck. I also had Morgellons. Both the cancer and Morgellons are gone from my body. I have no doubt that drinking 4 oz of activated CO2 GANS played a major role in my recovery. Thanks Mr. Keshe.


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    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Yeah, harv33021, no duh, huh? As if people should be surprised by this. Maybe if you have been living in a cave, or under a rock for the past 5+ years.


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      • harv33021

        I always said there was a lot more to Keshe than free energy and space travel. Since you are into planting your own food you and others may find this interesting. I sure did……….2017 01 08 AM Public Teaching for Gardeners and Growers in English, From Keshe Spaceship Institute.

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scac2xOkLyk


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        • irhologram

          Harv33021 and HoTaters. Maybe I'm a dolt, Ho, but I wasn't aware I needed Keche info, and I DO appreciate your posting this here today.

          I have respiratory issues that continue to worsen. I went to the website and find it confusing. I finally worked my way to a list of distributors, I would assume for the purchase of the equipment necessary to home produce CO2 GANS. No distributor is in Florida. Two are listed for internet purchase.

          Before calling an internet sales agent, I need more info. What is the cost of these units? How can I get general information. i found the Keshe website vague and confusing, and although it details many aspects of world piece and various holistic health practices, I couldn't find what I need. SPECIFICS regarding purchase and use (the pages representing use were blacked out.)

          Please tell me the approximate cost and a link to a website that is more helpful and more in depth for this one aspect of Keshe, CO2 GANS.


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          • harv33021

            I know it is not easy to just jump into this stuff. The info is spread all over the place. Start with youtube videos on making CO2 by Cary Karistar Ellis. You can make the gans for less than $10. Basically you need a half cup of sea salt, a spoon full of potassium hydroxide and a gallon distilled water and a few feet of cooper wire. There are several ways to do it so just follow the videos. If it were me I would put a pain/health on my chest and back and I would be drinking the activated GANS water….NEVER DRINK THE ACTUAL GANS. Try these numbers for the KESHE FACTORY IN TEMPE AZ.480 668 3112 also 602 818 5030. Follow Keshe people and groups on Facebook. If you give me away to contact you I will share what I know. It won't cost you anything.


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            • irhologram

              TY Harv!

              I'll start there. How long did it take you to get up and running from the time you believed this would work?


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              • harv33021

                It did not take long. I started out by making the pain/health pens and when I saw the results I was shocked. I have given many away. I also made pain/health pads and have probably given away over 100 of them. Here are two examples, pain from carpel gone in seconds and has not returned in over 1 year. I started drinking the activated water in Sept of 2016 and I no longer have Morgellons in my blood.


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              • GOM GOM

                irholo

                You have lung issues and going to inhale heavy metal & CO2?

                Geezus Cripes..


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                • irhologram

                  I was looking into it Gom. Thanks for the caution.

                  What I've ordered is MMS. I use colloidal silver and a hymalain salt inhaler…which have at least kept me from pneumonia and I can chase off the broncitis before it takes me all the way down…

                  But its still an energy drain and struggle. Why do you think I sit writing so much. Lol


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            • irhologram

              Trump on the "gol den sho wer" bed pe e. Just too funny!!

              So Bu zz feed released a story from an unknown source they said was unverifiable which claimed Put in set up a "trap" video of Tru mp where he had who res pe e on a bed Obama slept in and himself pe ed on prost tit utes…

              but…low and behold, Tru mp wasn't even in Rus sia at the time, so Bu zz feed admitted their poor judgement.

              And then? CN N aired the story. Here's Tru mp's response. Just too funny.

              You need to see this actual account of the CN N reporter being put in his place at Tru mp's press conference, because TV news is running a much shorter clip of it that doesn't show what an entire big ass the CN N reporter made of himself.

              The Press Conference
              https://youtu.be/G6RHIhn_T6w

              Here's the background on the release.
              https://youtu.be/tuWSWxhXgLY

              At Sessions confirmation hearing he said he'd recuse himself if after seeing all the info, he believed Hill ary Clin ton's actions rated a Special Prosecutor, which he was for in the campaign…and then he smiled that he "enjoyed Justice." Lol

              At Tillman's hearing today, he said he was going to clean up vaccines and, without being asked he said he would go after human trafficking (Read: child s ex slaves.) Think he got a pizza burr under his saddle? Lol

              What they meant for evil turned out for good today!
              These monkeys think Trump has a tail that can be twisted. Trump doesn't have a tail.
              (Had a really hard time posting…


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          • HoTaters HoTaters

            I don't understand Keshe and I'm not promoting it. Neutral about it, and not commenting on its efficacy. Thanks.


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          • HoTaters HoTaters

            irhologram, have you looked into what Marc Sircus, OMD has to say about nebulizing a particular form of L-Glutamine? Sorry, I can't remember what type he said it is. It is very helpful with lung ailments.

            I take Hyssop tincture often as I have mild asthma. Haven't had an attack for over three years. If you can get the tincture it works well (also for anxiety). Whole herb with flowers is even better. You can make a tea or decoction with it. It's really great for lung ailments. I drank it a lot when I had pneumonia. A friend of mine said it really helped her to improve after developing severe asthma.

            Mountain Rose Herbs carries it. So does Humboldt Herbals in Eureka, CA. I buy mine from Humboldt Herbals. They carry superior quality herbs.


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            • irhologram

              TY Ho! I'll check it out tomorrow!


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              • HoTaters HoTaters

                You're welcome. You can get his newsletter. He publishes a lot of great information for free. Sorry, I don't have a link for the article on nebulized L-Glutamine, but I think he has a good search function on his website.

                I highly recommend Hyssop for lung function.

                A sante,
                Ho'


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              • GOM GOM

                Irholo

                Don't do it. Don't do anything. Seek out the opinion of a Neuropath. Homeopathic medicine. I will help you but I don't know how to reach you accept the other BLOG.. please don't mention the name. I will leave a message there.

                Who are all these 'qualified' people jumping on some sort of SNAKEOIL BANDWAGON?

                For your information it takes a complete lifestyle change to attack an illness or find the root cause of a symptom. First and foremost is where you live or grew up..i.e. exposure to toxins.

                Irholo, could you give me the zip code of these places? It would be a great start.


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                • My sister was diagnosed with advanced endocrine cancer last fall, the same kind that killed my mom a year before. Well, the two rounds of chemo were probably what killed her. My sister started taking CBD oil last month and 22 days later (this past Tuesday) the cancer is gone. She went to Moffat (supposedly the best cancer treatment center in Florida) and had it checked on Day 22. They originally wanted to do chemo and radiation and she said no. The lymph nodes are still enlarged, but down 4mm from the time she started the oil. The lymph nodes are still enlarged, but that is because she is detoxing the cancer and other things for her body.

                  I have met several people who work with CBD oil to cure everything form Stage 4 cancer, Alzheimer's, kidney failure, Parkinson's and even simple aging.

                  Please seek out a naturopath who understands CBD oil.


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                  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                    Kelly Ann that is great news!

                    I am so happy for your sister and your family.


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                  • The problem with the health industry is that it is a negative indicator if a country were to measure true growth. Healthcare is considered an industry, but its growth depends on an a steady increase in sickness. An unhealthy population is an economically unproductive population. Every penny spent is to bring the population to normal functioning human wellness, which would make it a negative mark in the determination of economic performance and potential.

                    The military operates the same way, too. It is about destruction. Every penny spent is negative because war does not produce anything of economic value and results in severe economic losses from the wars in the form of reconstruction, demolition, infrastructure repairs, dead and wounded, orphans, veterans, social costs… So technically every penny spent on the defense department is a negative mark. Healthcare and Defense make up two of the largest "industries" in the US.

                    If we examined these as negative indicators to measure a country's true value and growth, while adding a domestic satisfaction number that would include basic literacy, critical thinking skills and each antidepressant sold per capita as a negative indicator in the formula, it would show an unviable, unsustainable system, just like the nuclear industry. There is no growth, just smoke and mirrors.


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                  • HoTaters HoTaters

                    Kelly Ann, am a big advocate of CBD. And it's NOT psychoactive. So saf for everyone.. Thanks for your great post & your great news. So happy for you and your Sis. Appreciate your advice re: naturopathy, too.


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                  • HoTaters HoTaters

                    Schedule 1, huh? That's harsh.


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                  • HoTaters HoTaters

                    FDA used not to regulate CBD and classified it as industrial hemp. What gives? Big pharma lobby? Maybe they want to regulate until they can patent the constituent goodies the natural stuff contains? There they go again wrecking everyone's party, and destroying lives.


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                    • DUDe DUDe

                      What ? A market and profit and countless new medicines not under their control ?

                      Regulate , patent and GMO it to frankensteinistan..and make sure that new law get a pass that says peacefull protesters can be run over in the land of the..


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    • DragonTat2 DragonTat2

      The MorgD effects the brain, mine anyway, every so often. I'm in the middle of an often period tight now. I'd appreciate knowing about the treatment you type about, but my brain isn't co-operating. Is there a website or something?


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      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar

        Eat vegan, raw, organic, get rid of parasites via Hulda Clark (wormwood, green black walnut hulls, etc), avoid GMOs (which are in all meats because animals are fed GMO crops).

        The Link Between GMOs And Morgellons Disease
        http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/the-link-between-gmos-and-morgellons-disease/


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      • HoTaters HoTaters

        DragonTat2, 95% of all people with Morgellons also have chronic Lyme disease. Willie Burgdorfer, who discovered the Lyme spirochete, also found microfilaria in 10% of the ticks he studied. I've long suspected it is a tick-borne disease, or at least that's how it originated. Don't buy the Keith Carnacom hypothesis (i.e., that it's in chemtrails and is an engineered nano-organism.)


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        • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

          HoTaters, why do you think morgellons is not related to chemtrails and is simply a Lyme disease or similar?

          The fibers are conspicuous; neon pink or red, plastic looking cyan or nylon looking beige or black. In my research, I found the government had done public experimentation, documented, using a pink filamentous organism by air spraying in california. This was a long time ago. Im the only one to uncover that history as far as I know in the morgellons world

          Your Virginia Savely says; Biopsies performed on Morgellons disease patients have focused on fibrous material projecting from inflamed epidermal tissue, and this material is often labeled as “textile fibers” on pathologic examination.7 However, a more thorough analysis of the fibers performed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation forensics laboratory has revealed that the fibers do not resemble textiles or any other manmade substance.

          Morgellons Research Foundationsays What is the source of the skin lesions and fibers?
          So far, we have no idea whether Morgellons skin lesions and related material such as colored fibers are (1) biological agents, (2) produced by such agents, (3) are products of the body’s attempt to rid itself of pathogens

          another source says 'spirochetes cannot produce glassy, black or multicolored fibers or filaments!


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          • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

            "spirochetes cannot produce glassy, black or multicolored fibers or filaments!

            based on my survey of the last 7 years (15,000 Morgellons afflicted), I would say generally:

            Whoever suffers from Lyme and related diseases does not usually suffer from Morgellons;

            but whoever becomes sick with Morgellons does mostly suffer previously from a primary disease!

            After further research and observation of these unnatural manifestations on micro level, I came to the conclusion that this new parasite form could be also a GMO (Genetically Modified Organism), made probably with fungal model organisms and some protozoal or bacterial organisms

            Additionally this life form is protected from external influences such as toxins, UV-light, heat etc. by melanin and its body-surrounding, wax-like slime layer, which is based on enzymes, chitin and other polysacherids, and/or with an industrial manufactured coating based on lignin or plastic, which can serve also as carrier for distribution.

            Why did the forensic lab in Tulsa/Oklahoma declare the fibers as unknown material, if they have melanin, chitin and cellulose as cell wall component? And therefore e.g. chitin-inhibitors or chitinase enzyme works as first help to degrade them?

            If we assume that this fungus-like life form can perhaps assimilate or hijack the DNA of other organisms naturally, and the involved bacteria, such as enterobacteria or A. tumifaciens can transfer DNA to other organisms naturally, what new organism is…


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      • HoTaters HoTaters

        DragonTale2, see Morgellons Foundation online, and the writings of Virginia Savely, Doctorate Nurse Practitioner (DNP). Dr. Savely is one of the world's leading experts on Morgellons. And one of the first docs who ever treated it.


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  • Great to see some "new" news posted, thank you! Glad that the native communities are testing. I wrote to them several years ago and suggested that they do that because independent testing is really needed.

    Important to acknowledge that all it takes is one hot particle – "trace amounts" does not mean the fish are safe to eat.


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  • harv33021

    That was 4 oz of activated GANS water everyday. Although I am free of the cancer and Morgellons I will continue to drink the GANS. Among other things scientific test have shown that it removes radiation from the body. It also appears to reverse the aging process. That's a good thing.


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    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Thanks, Harv33021. That's interesting to know.


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    • GOM GOM

      Harv

      I remember you, you sarcastic prick. Now you're back pushing that freak Keshe and the fcking Gans bullshit.

      'Keshe' introduces a "4th" energy..plasma. He has more knowledge than The Father of the Atom, Democritus, the father of nuclear physics, Ernest Rutherford, and Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier, the father of mordern matter.

      "Keshe" declares "new energetic frequencies that manifest as physical matter".

      I took the .oath known as the Nightingale Pledge.

      So Fck-off


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      • GOM GOM

        The Nightingale Pledge

        "I solemnly pledge myself before God and in the presence of this assembly, to pass my life in purity and to practice my profession faithfully. I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous, and will not take or knowingly administer any harmful drug.
        I will do all in my power to maintain and elevate the standard of my profession, and will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping and all family affairs coming to my knowledge in the practice of my calling.
        With loyalty will I endeavor to aid the physician in his work, and devote myself to the welfare of those committed to my care.


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        • irhologram

          GOM
          Nightengale pledge? Are you a nurse? I spent the first 6 yrs. on a farm near Brimfield IL, and may have been exposed to chemicals and fertilizers, I suppose. Then, grew up in Washington IL, a suburb of Peoria. I had allergies, bronchitis, and pneumonia as a child, and always have had allergies going forward. I tested allergic to Willow Trees, mold, mildew, dust mites, and cow dander, but my chemical allergies are as bad or worse. I can smell the herbs in capped vitamins in health food stores, and can't linger on the detergent ailes of grocery stores, either.

          After taking allergy shots for 1 1/2 that did nothing, I got too busy to do them and they weren't working…so…

          I've also lived in San Antonio, the Boston area and now live in Florida.

          Now I'm just into management, and do not trust doctors AT ALL, for many very good personal reasons.

          Thank you for asking, but I doubt local, at this point, has much to do with management.


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      • HillbillyHoundDog HillbillyHoundDog

        Notice it was the first comment on the new story and how many comments followed before the reader get's to the real/relevant comments.

        SMH.


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  • freebywill

    Are the EPA's Emergency Radiation Limits a Cover for Fukushima Fumbles? http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/39044-are-the-epa-s-emergency-radiation-limits-a-cover-for-fukushima-fumbles

    "The message here is that the American public should learn to love radiation, and that much higher levels than what are set by the statutory limits are OK," said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a watchdog group that represents government employees.

    PEER says that internal documents released under the Freedom of Information Act show the EPA's radiation division hid proposed limits for dozens of radionuclides from the public — and even from other divisions within the agency that were critical of the plan — in order to "avoid confusion" until the final guidelines were released.

    "It's not like this has been done with a lot of openness," Ruch said. "We had to sue them to find out what levels they would allow."

    The EPA's radiation division is now on the verge of approving a long-awaited update to its Protective Action Guidelines for responding to such a "large-scale emergency." Ruch said employees from other divisions of the EPA were cut out of the decision-making process, and internal EPA documents indicate that the concentration limits were set higher than those detected during Fukushima to cover for the EPA's embarrassing performance.


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    • freebywill

      [cont] In June, the EPA put the proposal up for public comment, but only made limits for four types of radionuclides publicly available. Critics say the agency still received 60,000 comments opposing the guidelines, including statements from 65 environmental groups. PEER sued the agency under the Freedom of Information Act in October, and the EPA released the proposed limits for dozens of other radionuclides just days before the Christmas holiday.

      Dan Hirsch, president of the Committee to Bridge the Gap, a nuclear watchdog group, attended a briefing with EPA officials on Thursday and told Truthout that the agency intends to finalize the guidelines despite ongoing protests.

      EPA’s Plan for Radioactive Drinking Water http://committeetobridgethegap.org/2017/01/01/epas-plan-radioactive-drinking-water/

      Eight years ago, in the waning days of the Bush Administration, the EPA tried to issue new standards for radioactivity in drinking water that would have increased permissible concentrations by factors of hundreds, thousands, or even more, above the longstanding Safe Drinking Water Act limits. Bridge the Gap was instrumental in getting those proposals blocked at the very last moment.

      Now, in the last days of the Obama Administration, the same people within EPA’s radiation office are trying to push the proposal through again, with even higher concentrations than the Bush EPA had proposed.


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  • 23skidoo 23skidoo

    World Nuclear Emergency Day 2,226

    Having been spotted UNFAIRLY producing FAKE NEWS against a major candidate in a major election, the good ole boys in the mainstream media and some public broadcasters of the same FAKE it till ya make it news outfits are certainly spilling the REAL DEAL on what WildGreens have been anticipating all along from Fukushima's nuclear mistakes. Yes! there is a surge in radioactive cesium 134 found in Pacific Salmon and likely the entire food chain in both the U.S. and Canada! Yep…the mainstream media and editorial staff have finally found levels too large to ignore it would appear? Best stay tuned to the lies they NOW scurry about to pave over more of the obvious truth, the results of this gigantic nuclear melt out at Japan's failed nuclear industry.

    One last thought before we leave you today…Imagine now; had the "Green" Parties of the world been green for the environment AND not GREEDY about the green coming in, how much ahead of this game in a remedial sense we would be at right NOW?

    Good work! Elizabeth May, Janet Stein useful idiot crews. Your good work for this period between 2011 and NOW actually managed to make the public less informed and less able to protect themselves and their families. You actually managed to produce the exact opposite results of what the green party reason d'etre suggested. What outstanding stuff you performed for the benefit of the bad guys over at the global industrial nuclear…


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  • 23skidoo 23skidoo

    Continued…nuclear complex. Maybe you should just do the right thing NOW and quit.
    And on the topic of pretending., How about our crew over at Health Canada and its Radiation Protection Bureau? What we get for our money from them is absolutely and amazingly underwhelming. On the issue of protection., these two have proven themselves to be completely USELESS operations if its health and welfare they are attempting to present the Canadians they are meant to defend.
    Finally, TODAY our unimpressive federal system of governance is currently shuffling its cabinet chairs. Might we suggest that the Prime Minister and his Environment Minister be on that list., as the cost of such a failure of this magnitude in a hierarchy such as theirs should at least warrant their removal and firing. Naivete is no excuse for people in their positions.Thank you for paying attention and please try and stay safe.

    WildGreens-CANADA

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  • Japan's probably going to have a massive quake 24-48 hour warning.

    Already saw a 7.3 in the phillipines, then a 5.0 guam, and 4.3 bonin islands.

    I imagine fukushima will be next. Hope Tepco shills been reading my posts.

    Love you guys. and Miss you all

    All my love
    Tg:)


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  • HillbillyHoundDog HillbillyHoundDog

    Taxpayers forced to pay for nuclear failures globally. Waste, contamination, bankruptcies, meltdowns, explosions…

    http://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20170110/p2a/00m/0na/006000c
    Secret deal reached to have new firms also pay nuclear compensation
    January 10, 2017
    Major power companies, ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) legislators promoting nuclear power and bureaucrats have agreed behind closed doors to require new market entrants to shoulder part of the compensation costs to those affected by the Fukushima nuclear crisis.

    http://www.hvpress.net/news/119/ARTICLE/16951/2016-12-14.html
    BEACON – Hudson River Sloop Clearwater and Goshen Green Farms, LLC have jointly filed an Article 78 lawsuit against the New York State Public Service Commission, arguing it acted improperly when it mandated a massive subsidy to prop up New York’s aging, failing nuclear power plants as part of the State’s Clean Energy Standard.

    The PSC recently voted to place a surcharge on New York ratepayers’ electric bills to raise $7.6 billion over 12 years and give it to the nuclear plant operator, Exelon…

    http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/state-aid-commission-approves-restructuring-plan-french-areva-group
    The European Commission has concluded that French plans to grant a capital injection of €4.5 billion to Areva are in line with EU state aid rules. Areva's restructuring plan will allow the company to become viable without unduly distorting competition in the Single Market.
    ..


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  • Sol Man

    And, with the recent heavy rain and snow the radionuclides that were deposited all over the land and on the trees etc. are washing into the rivers and on to the sea. Ever more, until…


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  • HoTaters HoTaters

    Just reading this headline as I look outside and ponder the very heavy rains here in Northern California. A glance at the jet stream shows the storms are apparently originating in the west. The jet stream appears to be carrying moisture straight over from Japan.

    And very little word on the situation at Fukushima. We're not hearing much about what's going on, on the ground there.

    We're trying to mitigate the effects here as much as possible.

    Like stock, I'm growing as much of my food as I can. Don't have a spectrometer at this point, so I'm not sure how much my efforts at controlling the growing environment of my food are helping.

    This year we're planning to do an indoor mushroom growing experiment. Just talked with someone who recommended the Chilton and Stamets book, *The Mushroom Cultivator." Convinced from recent conversations with my very talented chiropractor/TCM doc that "mushroom pulling" is of great benefit.

    This year we want to start our first small-scale aquaoponics operation, too. As we have access to filtered/purified water, it may be feasible to do this with relatively clean water. Not so sure about how to mitigate issues with our air source, though (at relatively low cost.)

    Hoping if we can grow the mushrooms and do aquaponics small-scale, I'll have something to post here. Would like to share how to do small-scale operations with any here who may be interested.


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    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Love fish, I miss eating it. Thinking lion's mane mushrooms have great benefits for cognitive function. And they're supposed to taste like lobster. If we can grow some relatively clean food it would be great. Sourcing clean organic nutrients to use as soil amendments has been of concern for a long time.

      I'd mentioned several years ago I'm interested in swapping heirloom seeds with people here. I still have some pre-Fuku heirloom seed. Not sure how viable it is, but I have been keeping heirloom seed here for several years.

      If anyone is interested in discussing this and/or swapping seed, sharing seed, please contact me off-list here:

      HoTaters@hush.com

      Please give me a week or two to get back to you.

      We're definitely going to have to be a lot more careful now. Am not sure there are many "safe areas" left on earth now. Or relatively safe. Maybe the South Atlantic, and a few pockets in the extreme northern hemisphere, below the Arctic Circle. Nova Scotia? Hmmn, I wonder.

      So much of our planet is now contaminated. Sigh, Paradise Lost.


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      • HoTaters HoTaters

        RE: home aquaponics operations, it's important to use food grade plastic for everything, if possible. Or use other types of materials which won't leach nasty chemicals into the water. HDPE (Type 2) is suitable as a food grade plastic. It is considered to be the most stable type for storage of food or water. I wouldn't use plastic bins from my local Target or hardware store for this purpose. Just FYI. Some of the pipes can be sourced from (recycled) from construction sites. There are also some nice vertical farming things which can be done by drilling plugs out of large diameter plastic (PVC) pipes. These can be sourced at a local hardware store, or recycled from construction sites. Lots of info. on how to do vertical growing of veggies in this type of setup. See Pinterest.


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    • HoTaters HoTaters

      BTW, friends, there is a YouTube video on starting a small-scale aquaponics operation in a very small space for about $75 using items purchased from a local hardware store. Supposedly a 4' X 4' X 4' area is adequate for a small-scale operation. Planning to do this in my garage ro back yard soon.

      The point is, even a person with a small garage, spare room at home, a few feet of unused floor space could potentially become food self-sufficient and grow relatively clean food. Even with a small patio, small space.

      IMO we need to step up and begin exploring things like this, if we can't source clean food on the open market. No one is likely to come and make it available to us, so we need to create more options for ourselves.

      Am extremely impressed with what I'm seeing online re: small-scale aquaponics. I'm in the Central Valley in California. It's becoming a very hot field of interest here. Some people are exploring using very different types of fish, such as sunfish, freshwater perch, even bass. Tasty fish, IMO much better than tilipia. Although tilapia is tasty if it's prepared correctly. We have access to Asian markets here, so it's a bit easier to learn how to prepare freshwater fish properly than in some other locales.

      Aquaponics videos. I love this vision of prosperity, food for all:

      DIY projects:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEBpCpx007o

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdvgiDUhJJA

      Lots more online!


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    • HillbillyHoundDog HillbillyHoundDog

      http://fukushima-diary.com/2015/10/photo-52339-bqkg-of-cs-134137-still-measured-from-mushroom-in-fukushima/

      A Japanese citizen measured extremely high density of Cs-134/137 from mushroom in Fukushima.

      On 10/22/2015, the person posted on Twitter that 52,339 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was detected from a type of mushroom called “Ramaria botrytis” (Photos A). The sample was collected in a copse of Futaba county in Fukushima.

      Cs-134/137 density was 2,378 Bq/Kg in the soil around the sample to show the mushroom concentrated Cs-134/137 over 22 times.

      30,865 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was also measured from a sample of “Cortinarius violaceus” (Photos B). The sampling location was the same.


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    • HoTaters HoTaters

      The wierd thing is the jet stream is picking up air from more southern latitudes than usual, and it is being mixed. Hence the "Pineapple Express" effect and the "atomospheric river" of moisture pelting California?

      Hmmn, good time to have a look at the Wind Maps and Jet Stream modeling.


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    • Sol Man

      HT, I thought that you would be interested in the information on the Hazel Dell Mushroom site in Windsor, CO. Perhaps, note especially, the growing medium that they use.

      http://hazeldellmushrooms.com/cgi-bin/p/awtp-custom.cgi?d=hazel-dell-mushrooms&page=417

      I think that the Vitamin Cottage stores have mushroom growing kits on a piece of sterilized wood, or wood chips.

      PS. I made a fine mushroom pate for some holiday meals and just finished it two evenings ago. Plenty of recipes online, pick one. It was great with anything!


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  • HoTaters HoTaters

    RE: Columbia sockeye salmon, how much of the contamination is coming from Hanford?

    Cesium 134 is a "signature" isotope for Fukushima, along with Cs 137.


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  • HillbillyHoundDog HillbillyHoundDog

    http://enenews.com/senior-scientist-100-times-more-strontium-than-cesium-in-water-at-fukushima-plant-strontium-gets-into-your-bones-it-changes-the-equation-for-japanese-fisheries-not-too-concerned-u-s

    …The tanks (on the plant site) have 100 times more strontium than cesium, Buesseler said. He believes that the cesium is retained in the soil under the plant, while strontium and tritium, another radioactive substance, are continuing to escape. [...] the higher concentration of strontium-90 that is now in the outflow poses a trickier problem, because it is a bone-seeking isotope. “Cesium is like salt—it goes in and out of your body quickly,” he explains. “Strontium gets into your bones.” While he’s still not too concerned that fish caught off the U.S. coast will be affected, “strontium changes the equation for Japanese fisheries, as to when their fish will be safe to eat.” [...]


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  • HillbillyHoundDog HillbillyHoundDog

    http://fukushima-diary.com/2014/08/5-billion-bq-strontium-90-flows-sea-every-single-day/

    5 Billion Bq of Strontium-90 flows to the Pacific on the daily basis in 2014. Tepco announced in the press conference of 8/25/2014.

    This is due to the contaminated water overflowing from the seaside of Reactor 1 ~ 4 to Fukushima plant port.

    They also announced 2 Billion Bq of Cesium-137 and 1 Billion Bq of Tritium flow to the sea every single day as well.

    Fukushima plant port is not separated from the Pacific. Discharged nuclide naturally spreads to the sea.

    http://www.tepco.co.jp/tepconews/library/archive-j.html


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  • HoTaters HoTaters

    Morning Star Aquaponics video. Link to e-book with instructions you can download. (I'm not affiliated with this person in any way.)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETE3muY6mYo


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  • HoTaters HoTaters

    "[R]adiation levels have not yet peaked as a toxic plume makes its way towards the United States."

    Critically important comment from KBET and we must never forget. And it's going to get worser and worser for at least decades before levels of Strontium 90, etc., begin to fall appreciably. Probably a couple of centuries. But then there will be the long-lived isotopes to deal with, and there will be plenty of them.

    Will find and re-post the article from Enenews re: what the anticipated levels of radionuclides in the next 20-30 years will be, as the plume impacts the western shores of N. America, and works its way southward. Then back across the Pacific.

    From article above:

    "KBET, Dec 9, 2016: RADIOACTIVE ‘FUKUSHIMA FISH’ WEST COAST USA… RADIOACTIVE fish found off the United States has raised fears the country’s food chain is polluted – and the Fukushima nuclear disaster is being blamed. Highly toxic Cesium-134 – the “fingerprint” of Fukushima – was found in Tillamook Bay and Gold Beach, Oregon. The terrifying discovery was reported by researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution… [R]adiation levels have not yet peaked as a toxic plume makes its way towards the United States."

    Now how could anyone publish information stating the plume "just made contact" with the West Coast of the U.S., Canada. Blatant dis-information. I cry phooey, fake news.


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  • There where reports of a massive drop in fish stocks from all along the west coast of America in 2016.

    The massive amount of radioactive environment pollution from Fukushima has resulted in the Northern Pacific Ocean food supply crashing! Like the human embryo, embryonic sea life including fish eggs, are hypersensitive to radioactive contamination, hence the large number of reports of seals, whales and birds etc., washing up on the west coast of North America, starving to death.

    This view is sported by Dr. Sternglass's research paper below. It clearly demonstrates how nuclear contamination from the nuclear bomb testing era caused a significant crash in Pacific Ocean fish stocks. If this was the case then, it would be logical to assume that the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe is having a similar effect.

    Quote:

    “The purpose of the study was to determine whether continued atmospheric testing by France and China or potential releases from underground detonations that might unexpectedly escape into the nearby fishing grounds could have detectable effects on the reproduction of fish populations similar to the unanticipatedly severe effects of low level radiation on the human embryo and fetus (2, 3, 4) recently confirmed by independent studies by other investigators (5, 6).”

    http://sccc.org.au/the-pacific-ocean-is-dying


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    • Quote from this report,

      "The UCUT study, which used fish tissue samples from two Chinook and two sockeye salmon in the Columbia River, also found levels of dioxins and furans, mercury and PCBs, according to Gauthier. Next week, the Tribune will publish a second article on those findings."

      Toxicity Multiplying Effect

      North Pacific Ocean water is now a mixture of toxic industrial chemicals washed out to sea during the tsunami, and a verity of radioactive isotopes, not just Cesium, but also Tritium, Strontium, Americium, and Plutonium, etc. A lot of these isotopes are heavy metal toxins, as well as being radioactive. All this has now been added to the toxins that were already in the Pacific Ocean, before Fukushima.

      A single toxin in the environment can be a hazard, and maybe an organism's natural biological defence system can deal with this effectively. If an organism has multiple toxins present, radiological and chemical, to deal with at the same time, you get a biological toxicity multiplying effect. The human or animal defence systems become weaker the more toxins they have to deal with.

      Biologically, one toxin plus one toxin, does not equate double the toxicity effect. Studies show you can get a multiplying toxicity damaging effect 10 to 20 times greater. The organism becomes overloaded dealing with too much toxic stress at once.


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    • unincredulous unincredulous

      and then there was that German study that said the peak would be in 2016. But no, it just got here. In a year they will say it just got here. In two years they will say it just got here. Conditioning us to think when a meltdown occurs it's nothing to freak out about, there's lots of time. Give it a year or two and then think about ordering some KI supplements and tune in to the news, they will keep us all informed. When everyone drops dead they will say global warming killed everyone


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  • theworldisalie theworldisalie

    It's been contamined since the beginning of the disaster, it came in a few days by air and a 40-45 days by sea and hasn't stopped since.

    What is wrong with this world, you idiots, wake up to reality already.


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  • HoTaters HoTaters

    Great job, Admin. Never ceases to amaze me what a tremendous resrouce you compiled here.

    http://enenews.com/radioactive-particles-have-arrived-far-earlier-than-predicted-from-fukushima-plumes-stretching-4800-miles-across-the-ocean-they-expect-it-to-dilute-but-they-dont-really-know-for-s

    "CBC: Radioactive particles arrive ‘far earlier than predicted’ for N. America — Mag: ‘Plumes stretch 4,800 miles across ocean!’ — Experts: There’s great alarm… Legitimate concern… Expected to dilute, but don’t really know — US Govt: ‘Monitoring beaches for debris from Fukushima nuclear disaster’ (VIDEO)"

    Never mind the airborne sources and rain-outs that contaminated fisheries in 2011. Per Cal State Long Beach. Remember the kelp studies?

    http://enenews.com/epa-fukushima-releases-greater-potential-impact-coastal-areas-precipitation-transport-ocean

    And from Koide:

    "Nuclear Expert: Largest amount of Fukushima radiation fell on US West Coast and Pacific — 'Why don’t we hear complaints from US?”… Officials are criminals and trying to cover it up — Public must be aware even more radiation is coming… “People need to realize impact of contamination on them' "

    http://enenews.com/nuclear-expert-largest-amount-fukushima-radiation-fell-west-coast-public-be-aware-rdioactive-material-flowing-america-masses-p


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  • HoTaters HoTaters

    "Professor: 'Reports of radiation in kelp just north of California' — Signs of Fukushima contamination expected to start 'really arriving strongly' this year"

    By ENENews, on January 21st, 2014

    http://enenews.com/professor-reports-of-radiation-in-kelp-just-north-of-california-signs-of-fukushima-contamination-expected-to-start-really-arriving-strongly-in-2014

    "Just arrived, reported in December, 2016? Bull puckey.

    Iodine 129 "is virtually forever" :

    http://enenews.com/forever-iodine-129-growing-radiological-risk-157-million-year-half-life-almost-undetectable-traveled-along-iodine-131-fukushima-concentrates-hotspots

    The kelp studies in So. California:

    http://enenews.com/study-author-california-iodine-131-underestimated-probably-double-or-triple-what-we-reported-it%e2%80%99s-not-a-good-thing-dispersed-over-a-variety-of-organisms

    And this (the first article):

    "Southern California had 2,500 Bq/kg of iodine-131 in seaweed — Over 500% higher than other tests in U.S., Canada"
    By ENENews, on March 30th, 2012

    http://enenews.com/california-2500-bqkg-iodine-131-seaweed-500-higher-other-tests-canada

    Have no idea how I've retained memory of all this information, but I suppose it was so alarming it imprinted itself (sans details but in terms of general concepts) upon my memory.

    Ghastly drek which prevented me from sleeping for over two years ….


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  • HillbillyHoundDog HillbillyHoundDog

    Eliminate? No.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10265-013-0596-9 Global searches for microalgae and aquatic plants that can eliminate radioactive cesium, iodine and strontium from the radio-polluted aquatic environment: a bioremediation strategy
    …Strontium is known to accumulate in organisms and behave as an analog of calcium…
    …Three strains showed a high ability to eliminate radioactive Sr. They were the cyanobacterium Stigonema ocellatum …

    https://www.epa.gov/nutrient-policy-data/cyanobacteriacyanotoxins

    http://www.jbc.org/content/271/42/26057.full
    The cyanobacterium Synechocystis is a highly attractive organism for genetic manipulations. It is naturally transformable with exogenous DNA, and the introduced DNA molecules undergo homologous double-reciprocal recombination leading to directed gene replacements

    http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/imageo/2015/08/06/record-algae-bloom-laced-with-toxins-is-flourishing-in-the-blob/#comment-2186341950

    http://nypost.com/2017/01/10/rising-ocean-temperatures-could-poison-your-seafood/
    …an algae bloom off the coast of California created dangerous levels of domoic acid. That same bloom killed dozens of sea lions off the coast of Monterey, California.
    The toxin attacks the brain and affects humans and animals alike. It can cause seizures, vomiting, diarrhea, coma, memory loss and, in severe cases, death.

    http://gizmodo.com/a-warm-ocean-blob-in-the-pacific-is-feeding-a-toxic-a-17228


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    • HillbillyHoundDog HillbillyHoundDog

      The research identifying microalgae for remediation in disasters such as Fukushima had intentions of identifying high absorption plants and algae to "eliminate" radio contaminates from the environment through ABSORBTION and ultimately, disposal. In nature, however the algae and micro-organisms with the high affinity for uptake will release the radioisotopes back into the environment for bio-accumulation, as they are not collected after absorption. The research, however, highlights the susceptibility of organisms to absorb Fukushima- some more than others. I have highlighted one named in the study (Cyanophyceae Stigonema ocellatum, cyanobacteria- the very core "in the schematic phylogenetic tree of life").
      Note the study points out that potassium levels in fresh water are of low enough concentration to not expect interference of C-137 uptake.

      "In this study, we investigated the ability of algae and aquatic plants to eliminate radionuclides from media, in order to establish a strategy for decontaminating the aquatic environment in Fukushima area. We have screened 188 strains of algae and aquatic plants for strains that possess the ability to efficiently accumulate radionuclides and, hence, are potentially useful for eliminating the radionuclides from the environment."


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  • SadieDog

    Yay! A month old story that we already discussed.


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  • Jebus Jebus

    Atmospheric dispersion of radionuclides from the Fukushima-Daichii nuclear power plant

    http://cerea.enpc.fr/fukushima/index.html

    A Marine Food Web Bioaccumulation model for Cesium 137 in the Pacific Northwest

    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/233869698_A_Marine_Food_Web_Bioaccumulation_model_for_Cesium_137_in_the_Pacific_Northwest

    Fish as bioindicators of radiocaesium pollution in aquatic environment in Greece

    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/294482661_Fish_as_bioindicators_of_radiocaesium_pollution_in_aquatic_environment_in_Greece

    The Bioaccumulation of contamination in plankton, US Armed Forces, 1955

    https://nuclearhistory.wordpress.com/2013/03/16/the-bioaccumulation-of-contamination-in-plankton-us-armed-forces-1955/

    590,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 measured from groundwater of Reactor 2 seaside

    http://fukushima-diary.com/2015/02/590000000-bqm3-strontium-90-measured-groundwater-reactor-2-seaside/

    "We KNOW what's going to happen": Chris Busby.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRzCaXmYF74


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  • Jebus Jebus

    And for those that wish to be Fukushima Misinformed…

    Crab legs anyone? Baked clams? They are plump this year…

    2016 Biotic Monitoring Results: No Fukushima Contamination Detected in Salmon or Shellfish – 12/20/16

    https://fukushimainform.ca/2016/12/20/2016-biotic-monitoring-results-no-fukushima-contamination-detected-in-salmon-or-shellfish/

    It's all in how the parts are described.

    Somebody's lying and I only ask who benefits from that…


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  • Jebus Jebus

    NOAA Fisheries bans new commercial fishing for forage fish

    April 4, 2016,

    http://q13fox.com/2016/04/04/noaa-fisheries-bans-new-commercial-fishing-for-forage-fish/

    Illegal fishing, seafood fraud targeted in new federal rules

    December 31, 2016

    http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2016/12/illegal_fishing_seafood_fraud.html

    Probably is pretty important to know where your seafood is coming from, these daze…


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  • Jebus Jebus

    Two thousand one hundred and thirty two days

    Five years, nine months, and thirty days.

    Four thousand eight hundred some miles.

    Are we there yet?

    Two thousand one hundred and thirty three days…


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  • unincredulous unincredulous

    http://www.opb.org/news/article/scientists-say-stop-worrying-about-fukushima-radio/

    "“This is one of the problems,” says Kim Martini, a physical oceanographer at the University of Washington who has been following the issue closely. A Geiger counter can tell you if there’s radiation present, she said, “but it can’t differentiate between different kinds of radiation.”

    Yes, so how can you tell if you are eating plutonium or strontium? … not bananas and potato chips. Fish don't usually eat bananas or potato chips. If your fish are radioactive much, I'd pass. And I do.


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  • unincredulous unincredulous

    http://www.doh.wa.gov/CommunityandEnvironment/Radiation/FukushimaUpdate/FukushimaFAQs

    What about the ‘melting starfish?’ Isn’t that happening because of radiation?

    "Cases of “sea star wasting syndrome” have been reported on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts for at least a decade, which predates the Fukushima nuclear disaster. There's been no evidence that radiation is a cause, although the actual cause is unknown. The University of California-Santa Cruz is leading a study on this issue. Surveys in Washington are coordinated by Western Washington University. More information is available at http://www.seastarwasting.org. "

    "the actual cause is unknown" Hey, wait a minute. I thought they said that it was a pathogen, and they identified it.

    Good to know you can count on the government for accurate and up-to-date information. sarc


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    • unincredulous unincredulous

      "Cases of “sea star wasting syndrome” have been reported on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts for at least a decade, which predates the Fukushima nuclear disaster."

      ——————–

      There was radioactive waste in the ocean predating Fukushima meltdowns, though. And where is that waste? Who friggin knows?

      https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/farallon/radwaste.html

      "Although the drums were to be dumped at three specific sites, there are no drums at the exact location of the site covered by this study."


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  • unincredulous unincredulous

    http://www.tribaltribune.com/news/article_89260e0c-d375-11e6-abb7-9b55b37a043d.html

    "The plant… is feared to still be contaminating the ocean."

    Really? Golly gee


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    • DUDe DUDe

      Yeah see , that underground river that did not change its course one bit for the sudden melted cores in its path promised us poor Tepco CEO victims of bad natures insufficient planning and safetyregards..it would not be affected from washing over it and in to the ocean at the official amount of 300 tons everyday since the disaster took place..so we decided not to pay much attention to it all when feeding the media what to BS you with for almost 6 years..

      300 tons a day admitted..Official estimates and thus untrustworthy, probably fake number like in officially blessed fake news , probably a many higher in real..


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    • theworldisalie theworldisalie

      lol they fear it may still be contaminating the ocean? I would say all of Japan is actually since the entire country is contaminated and has this thing called rain and weather 24/7 for eternity….

      This world has it's head rammed so firmly up it's ass, it's amazing we have made it this far to be quite honest.

      Do people even have the capacity to process rationally anymore?


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  • unincredulous unincredulous

    Next, we will be told that they have found PCBs in Anniston, Alabama for the first time.


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  • unincredulous unincredulous

    Well, who knows? Maybe we have other problems

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

    "Design and function
    Columbia Generating Station is a BWR-5, a more robust and updated version of the type of reactor used at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. It features a Mark II containment structure."

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/21/AR2006052100933.html

    "With ratepayers footing the bill, PGE has been taking Trojan apart for more than a decade. The plant's nuclear reactor and nearly all of its radioactive machinery have been barged upstream on the Columbia for burial at the federal Hanford nuclear reservation. Highly radioactive fuel rods remain in storage at the site, waiting for the federal government to decide where they can be safely buried."


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  • unincredulous unincredulous

    Trojan NPP, Wikipedia.

    "In 2005, the reactor vessel and other radioactive equipment were removed from the Trojan plant, encased in concrete foam, shrink-wrapped, and transported intact by barge along the Columbia River to Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington, where it was buried in a pit and covered with 45 ft of gravel, which made it the first commercial reactor to be moved and buried whole.[15] The spent fuel is stored onsite in 34 dry casks.[16] It was awaiting transport to the Yucca Mountain Repository until that project was canceled in 2009.[17]"

    I wonder where it is now, that nuclear waste. Maybe some boneheads dumped it all in a pile at the bottom of the Columbia River and sold the casks to TEPCo. Just saying, three pound ape brains will do anything.

    But, hey no way it could be from Fukushima, it's just too far. Ask Chris Busby. Sarc


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  • unincredulous unincredulous

    Well, Cesium 134 is up but —
    Home ownership at 48-year low…

    at least we have that going for us

    http://790talknow.com/foxfeedspro/details/item_328884/home-ownership-at-48-year-low/


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  • unincredulous unincredulous

    If I keep typing I might come up with a solution to the Fukushima problem like an ape at a typewriter might come up with a Shakespeare play. I'll spare ya'll. g'night!


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  • GOM GOM

    Thanks Admin. Since 4/10..wow. ;)

    I see you don't escape the wrath of the 'Atmospheric River' of snow. Take care, it's going to be brutal.

    Regards, GOM


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  • GOM GOM

    The most important cesium isotopes in terms of their potential effects on human health are cesium-134 (Cs-134)

    This information is important because this substance may harm you. The effects of exposure to any hazardous substance depend on the dose, the duration, how you are exposed, if it is in the Food Chain, you are royally screwed..

    What is cesium?
    Natural cesium is present in the environment in only one stable form, as the isotope 133Cs.

    Radioactive forms of cesium are produced by the fission of uranium in fuel elements (fuel rods) during the normal operation of nuclear power plants, or when nuclear weapons are exploded. Radioactive forms of cesium are unstable and eventually change into other more stable elements through the process of radioactive decay. The two most important radioactive isotopes of cesium are 134Cs and 137Cs.

    As 134Cs and 137Cs decay, beta particles and gamma radiation are given off.
    Radioactive decay is the process by which the nucleus of an unstable atom loses energy.

    Radioactive material can cause longer-term health effects via prolonged exposure, particularly if they enter the food chain or are inhaled or ingested directly.
    {It is my logical opinion that once actively decaying radiation enters the food chain, 'doses' become accumulating through human ingestion of food and water}

    cont..


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  • **Final update:

    Winds 438 (declining). In ten hours the decline was 530 – 438. (1/22/2017)

    If the curve stays valid. Winds should reach 325 in roughly 12 hours. (followed by an earthquake) (within the following 10 hours).

    So official 22 hour countdown / warning;. EQ 8.0 (Associated tsunami), At named location
    1/11 – 1/12 Is the new expected window 1/12 (by noon) +/-)** (Depending on curve)… (As the winds often are unpredictable).


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    • Earthquake Early Warning 24 h [Strong Motion Monitoring] Fifth Report 02: 14: 09 Estimated Maximum Seismic Intensity 1.6 Fukushima Prefecture 11.2 gal, Ibaraki Prefecture 3.2 gal, Tochigi Prefecture 2.0 gal, Miyagi Prefecture 3.2 gal …

      Maro maro Thank you for the information. In the case of

      Earthquake bulletin board 24h Heisei 29 12 January 02 o'clock 16 minutes The Meteorological Agency Announcement There was an earthquake around 02:12 on 12th. The epicenter is off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture (37.1 degrees north latitude and 141.3 degrees east longitude), the depth of the epicenter is estimated to be about 30 km and the magnitude of the earthquake is estimated to be 3.9.

      Earthquake early warning 24 h The seismic intensity of each place is as follows. The asterisk (*) is information on seismic intensity observation points other than Japan Meteorological Agency. Fukushima prefecture intensity 2 Iwaki City Miyako cho * Tamura City Takinocho * Tamura-shi Takine-cho * Iwaki city Onahama Iwaki city Hiratsushita * Iwaki Nishikinocho * Fukushima Hirokocho Shimokitani Otanihara * Fukushima Hirokocho Shimokita Seedling replacement * Naraha Town Kitada * Tomioka Town Honjoka * Kawauchi Village Uesugiuchi Hayato * Futaba Town Binchu * Namie Town Seigo Bridge There is no tsunami worry due to this earthquake. In the case of

      Earthquake bulletin 24 h or more


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  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar

    Nuclear Hotseat #290: OMG! Defective French Nuke Parts in 19 US Reactors! – Paul Gunter
    "This Week’s Featured Interview:
    • Paul Gunter, Director of the Reactor Oversight Project for Beyond Nuclear, discusses France’s Areva Le Creusot forge and the faulty major nuclear reactor parts produced there which are reported to be in use by 19 US nuclear reactors on 11 sites!

    "Numnutz of the Week (for Nuclear Boneheadedness):
    When is a new nuclear bomb NOT a “new” nuclear bomb? When the government says so, silly! Not even when it comes with – I kid you not
    "– “Dial-a-Yield” technology!
    European Report with Shaun McGee in Ireland.

    http://nuclearhotseat.com/2017/01/11/nuclear-hotseat-290-omg-defective-french-nuke-parts-in-19-us-reactors-paul-gunter-of-beyond-nuclear/


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    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar

      "• Exposure to nuclear radiation, even at so-called “low levels,” is proven to increase your risks of cancer, heart attacks, immune system diseases, miscarriages and birth defects.
      • The Fukushima nuclear disaster continues to contaminate the Pacific Ocean every day with thousands of tons of highly radioactive water.
      • In the United States, there is NO ongoing testing of our food, air or water to determine the exact nature of radiation risks we face.
      • All nuclear reactors release harmful radiation into the environment.
      Libbe HaLavy, Radiation Detox."
      http://www.raptawareness.com/

      http://www.raptawareness.com/downloads/rapt-audio-program/


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    WIPP update – "ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It was the determination of workers over nearly three years and pure ingenuity that allowed the nation’s only underground repository for low-level nuclear waste to recover from a radiation release, the head of the U.S. Energy Department said.

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz told The Associated Press that resuming work at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in southern New Mexico means the nation’s multibillion-dollar cleanup of waste from decades of bomb-making and nuclear research is one step closer to getting back on track.

    “We are very, very excited about getting at least a resumption of operations,” he said during an interview late Sunday. “I do want to caution we will not be at full speed yet for a few years.”

    http://www.cbsnews.com/news/energy-secretary-ernest-moniz-celebrates-milestone-in-recovery-from-nuclear-radiation-disaster/


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  • Okay, so, what is a, "trace"?
    I find it interesting that both Cullen and Buesseler noted they'd found, "a trace", yet neither noted what the number is that comprises such trace.
    I think this is one way in which Science avoids telling the whole truth.
    I'd also think, by now, there is more than a trace, or a pinch, or a smidgen…
    What do y'all think?


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    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

      AnneBeck…where ya been? The body is naturally radioactive…roughly 5000 radioactive disintegrations per second. Thats about 5x more radioactive than the ocean, (per mass), so the body is 70bq/kg, the ocean 12 bq/kg and the amount of fallout is 0.01 bq/kg. So we know what Buesseler and Cullen are finding…about 10 bq/cubic meter of cesium in ocean water of cesium and this represents the great majority of fallout radiation. The next important is strontium which is 1/40 to 1/1000 the level of cesium. So radioactive fallout is about one seven thousandths of what the intrinsic radioactivity of your body has and this is why they call it trace. The measurements are not really in question, its the toxicity which is in question. Science is stuck with an outdated toxicity model. They believe in dilution. If you dumped a load of medical sharps on the beach, no matter how much they got spread around they would still be as dangerous. This shows a failing of science, but also of the mental concept of radiation danger. Both pro and anti nukers are caught in this mental trap


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    • Jebus Jebus

      Low doses of ionizing radiation increase risk of death from solid cancers.

      “The present study demonstrates a significant association between increasing radiation dose and risk of all solid cancers,” says IARC researcher Dr Ausrele Kesminiene, a study co-author. “No matter whether people are exposed to protracted low doses or to high and acute doses, the observed association between dose and solid cancer risk is similar per unit of radiation dose.”

      http://www.iarc.fr/en/media-centre/pr/2015/pdfs/pr238_E.pdf

      What is true AnneBeck, is that there is no threshold and no safe dose of manmade ionizing radiation, period.

      No matter how someone tries to convince you otherwise, the rest of science say's, there is no safe dose…

      No Safe Threshold

      http://www.manuscriptsplus.com/NoSafeThreshold.html

      W.H.O. Secretary General “Margaret Chan” admits for the first time: RADIATION IS ALWAYS DANGEROUS

      https://tekknorg.wordpress.com/2011/05/12/w-h-o-secretary-general-chan-admits-for-the-first-time-in-52-years-radiation-is-always-dangerous/

      Why There Is No "Safe" Level Of Radiation from Fukushima.

      http://www.greenmedinfo.com/page/why-there-no-safe-level-radiation-fukushima

      It's an overwhelming consensus…


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      • Jebus Jebus

        I should add that, only the nuclear industry, say's there is a threshold for effects caused by manmade ionizing radiation and by widespread contamination from manmade nuclear waste.


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        • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

          not true Jebus. The industry and the scientists all say there is no threshold. Only a few outliers say there may be a threshold. The thing the industry DOES say is that at very low levels, near background radiation, the effects are so statistically small that you can never pin any cancer on fallout.


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          • Jebus Jebus

            I beg to differ on the industry's preferences…

            "Only a few outliers say there may be a threshold."

            You mean these guys?

            Scientists for Accurate Radiation Measurements.

            Charter & Mission

            Charter: The objective of this group is to monitor for and counter nuclear/radiological misinformation that could adversely impact the world’s ability to effectively respond to nuclear and radiological challenges, to the end point of saving lives.

            Mission: To help prevent unnecessary, radiation-phobia-related deaths, morbidity, and injuries associated with distrust of radio-medical diagnostics/therapies and from nuclear/radiological emergencies through countering phobia-promoting misinformation (such as the LNTH) spread by alarmists via the news and other media including journal publications.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

            http://radiationeffects.org/charter-mission/

            They have a top shelf link for commercial nuclear power.

            http://radiationeffects.org/category/commercial-nuclear-power/

            They, are the health physicists.

            They want the baseline as high as reasonably achievable…

            The comments even cross check…


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            • Jebus Jebus

              Sorry again, it's Scientists for Accurate Radiation Information.

              S.A.R.I.

              An unfortunate name for nuclear apologists…


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            • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

              ya Jebus, its Rod Adams, Wade Allison and their group of about 115 members. Compare to the 2,765 architects and engineers for 9-11 truth, which you think is bunk.

              Here is the ironic part; A threshold of natural radiation would be TO YOUR ADVANTAGE. thats right, to the advantage of the anti nuclear movement. Ive explained it too many times, sorry if you didnt catch it. Alas, the NO threshold model does not seem to be going away from the science and industry of nuclear, unless Busby can do it…


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              • Jebus Jebus

                lol! You really don't know what I think…

                If you want to play into the hands of the nuclear industry, et. al, that is your right.

                I use all my sense's, so that I can recognize my mistakes… :)


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                • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                  Jebus, we just had that go around with the WTC, so if you think there were explosives involved, i.e. believe architects and engineers for 911 truth have a legitimate concern, then you certainly didnt express it then. Conclusion; we do know what you think on that matter unless you want to correct the view. On radiation threshold, just because you havent followed and cant think it through doesnt mean there is validity to exploring it. Its simple math actually; Background radiation is 1000x more than fallout. Even if its 1000 times worse than assumed, it only equals background radiation toxicity. In other words, the industry and science position is correct then; no big deal at all. On the other hand if there is a threshold, then fallout becomes infinitely more toxic by comparison. Is there something about that that is hard to understand? Please inform me, because it seems so obvious, yet nobody can grasp it. Easier than understanding a carburetor. If it is playing into the hands of the nuclear industry to say their stuff is infinitely more toxic than background radiation, explain how.

                  In the meantime, you might ponder, with all that background radiation, why hasnt everything mutated out of existence?

                  "Our numerical simulations indicate that for higher organisms, up to 90% of all deleterious mutations should be un-selectable

                  This clearly reflects a profound evolutionary paradox “why have we not died 100 times over?"


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                  • Jebus Jebus

                    Nice slide.

                    Nothing, absolutely nothing I had to say, that you chose to comment on, had anything, nothing, to do with WTC.

                    And I go with Science, there is no safe dose.

                    LNT, ICRP, ICRR, LGBT, still wouldn't have stopped the massive global manmade ionizing nuclear waste spead across the planet from not only Fukushima, the straw, but also seventy other years of wholesale contamination of the planet with long lived manmade radionuclides.

                    No model can fix that.

                    Even Ernest knows that it is now about consent.

                    Nothing else matters.

                    Anything more than zero manmade is an unacceptable and unneeded risk.


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                    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                      Not a slide Jebus. You said the nuclear industry maintains there is a threshold, and gave Rod Adams group as proof. I showed the size of the group relative to the WTC group [A&E for 9-11 truth] because its like 20x bigger and neither you nor the world is yet on board with them. So…not a slide, certainly not intended as one.

                      scientific skeptic author Brian Dunning evaluated the scientific literature concerning this issue. Regarding the scientific effort to replace the LTN model with a model that better reflects the facts

                      Nowhere will you find recommendations that radiation hormesis be made part of the model — at least, nowhere outside of the fringe sources.

                      Radiation hormesis has not been accepted by either the United States National Research Council, or the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements. In addition, the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) wrote in its most recent report:

                      Committee believes that an increase in the risk of tumour induction proportionate to the radiation dose is consistent with developing knowledge and that it remains, accordingly, the most scientifically defensible approximation of low-dose response.


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                    • Jebus Jebus

                      No Safe Dose Of Radiation

                      "Any radiation, no matter how little, can cause cancer."

                      There is no safe level of exposure to radiation, only legally “allowable” or “permissible doses. Every federal agency that regulates industrial releases and medical uses of ionizing radiation warns that any and all exposure to external or internal radiation doses, no matter how small, increases one’s risk of cancer. However, when a radiation accident happens, major news organizations are often quick to down-play or outright misstate the potential health and environmental consequences. The second or third sentence in reactor accident or radiation release stories often includes the phrase “no danger to the public” or the like.

                      http://drfarrahcancercenter.com/no-safe-dose-of-radiation/


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                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      Quite amazing and why money always rules this roost and our now very sick world..

                      Lies are always recommended when praising one's God..money.


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                    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                      no safe dose. Can the same be said for oxygen?

                      Thing is, theres a problem; theres a lot of background radiation. Is it poisonous? NEARLY not poisonous? Oxygen is poisonous, no doubt about it. IT causes free radicals.

                      We would be lucky if there were a safe dose of background radiation, because then nuclear fallout would seen to be something different, something much much worse than zero. Now its just "a little bit more" Like a tenth of a percent more.
                      But there are studies! Broken glass is silica, like sand, but its infinitely more dangerous to walk on a little bit of cut glass than a bunch of sand. Some studies that show background is not dangerous even when increased 100x, even 1000x. Thats amazing. 1000 times background means a million times more radiation than there is from fallout. A MILLION TIMES. Meanwhile, Busby says fallout is 1000x worse than previously assumed. Those are EXACTLY THE NUMBERS WE NEED to explain the catastrophe. When can we say that background is NOT the danger that the pro and anti nuclearists repeat over and over that it is?

                      http://www.pnas.org/content/82/24/8602.full.pdf


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              Jebus

              "They want the baseline as high as reasonably achievable"…

              It's all a 'Baseline' game. The 'medical' industry has now changed the blood pressure baseline putting people in harms way for a friggin buck. This is no different than the nuclear industry and their so-called threshold or whatever. The bottom line is people get sick for nothing. That sickness in many cases could be avoided with truth and education, but that is not a moneymaker.

              I can't even begin to tell you the number of radiologists I've met with cancer. Do you know there is shielding available for x-ray? No one is ever told or educated people to this fact. Or how about Vit C and lots of OJ prior/post any radiological scan?

              When my kid or myself needed scans, I made sure the throat and abdomen was lead shielded. They have a full body cover if you ask. Men should always do this, even 1 scan is dangerous. X-ray brings in big bucks so exposure is a good thing for the cabal.

              NO SAFE DOSE.


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  • RAY-D-8-TED-DREAMS

    Here we are, 5 years after, and the scum that runs everything does not care that the world's fish supply is becoming poisoned.


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  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar

    This report can't be reality:

    No sign of Japan-related radiation found in Alaska waters
    http://www.newsobserver.com/news/article125812364.html


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  • GOM GOM

    X-Ray-Scan Dose

    X-ray of spine…Dose: 1.5 1-10 mSV [rate of human absorption]
    Comparable exposure from natural sources, such as radon: 6 months

    CT of head…Dose: 2 mSV
    Comparable exposure from natural sources, such as radon: 8 months

    CT of spine…6 mSV
    Comparable exposure from natural sources, such as radon: 2 years

    1 CT scan can equal 200 x-rays

    Ionizing radiation is any type of particle or electromagnetic wave that carries enough energy to ionize or remove electrons from an atom. There are two types of electromagnetic waves that can ionize atoms: X-rays and gamma-rays, and sometimes they have the same energy.

    They can easily penetrate deep inside the human body, damaging some of the biological cells of which the body is composed. This damage can cause a fatal cancer to develop, or if it occurs in reproductive cells, it can cause genetic defects in later generations of offspring.

    http://www.lifeextension.com/Magazine/2010/8/Protect-Your-DNA-from-CT-Scans-X-rays/Page-02


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  • GOM GOM

    Eugenics as a guiding influence within the ICRP
    [International Commission on Radiological Protection]

    Quote:

    Speaking at an atomic conference at Geneva, Sir Ernest Rock Carling, a Home Office pathologist, declared:

    “It is also to be hoped that, in a limited proportion of cases, these mutations (from nuclear radiation from atomic bomb test fallout) will have a favourable effect and produce a child of genius. At the risk of shocking this distinguished company, I affirm that the mutation that will give us an Aristotle, a Leonardo da Vinci, a Newton, a Pasteur, or an Einstein will largely compensate for the ninety nine others, which will have much less fortunate effects.” (cited by Pauwels and Bergier, 1960)

    Such views of eugenics, such as held by Ernest Rock Carling, Chair, ICRP, do account for the use of indigenous land as sites of nuclear testing throughout the world, and I believe the influence of such views was not merely subconscious. In the case of Ernest Rock Carling, an important and influential member of the British nuclear elite, such views were blatant, even though, gladly, there was at least some questioning of this Fascist mind set. And no mistake the eugenics justification was at the foundation of the formation of the Nazi Party.

    cont


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      cont

      Chillingly, Dr Edward Teller responded in the style of Rock Carling in the course of his famous debate with Dr Linus Pauling:

      Quote:

      “We know enough about the mechanism of heredity to be sure that changes will be made in the germ plasm, just as Dr. Pauling has said, and many, very many, probably the great majority of these changes will be damaging. Yet without some changes, evolution would be impossible.”

      Geezus Cripes..


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  • GOM GOM

    Proof of Harm

    The results of the global research effort showed that humans were being
    adversely affected by radioactive fallout from atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons and the monitoring program contributed to the eventual banning of atmospheric testing throughout the world.

    Minister Wooldridge confirms that the Atomic Weapons Test Safety Committee was actively engaged in Project Sunshine. The first 11 pages of the Minutes of the AEC Committee, which sat in August 1953, remain deleted and restricted from public view. In this document the Committee considered the risks of those close in to nuclear test areas and the vulnerability of such populations. The committee pondered the adequacy of the limits set in terms of the ICRP derived tolerance dose for Strontium 90, based as it was on the radium standard.

    ..he was subject to the secrecy provisions of both the United States of America and the United Kingdom…

    Two months after the deliberations in Washington in August 1953, which set 25,000 megatons of explosive yield as the amount of nuclear weapons required to bring the population of the whole globe to the ICRP derived tolerance level for Strontium 90, United States B29 cloud chase aircraft took off from an Australian Air Force base and headed for Emu Field. They, together with RAAF aircrew had the task of chasing and monitoring the whole of the Totem 1 nuclear bomb fallout cloud.

    cont..


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    cont..

    The aircrews admit they failed. The US aircrews, veterans of the Pacific tests, reported that the cloud portions which were flown through were the most radio active they had ever encountered. One RAAF aircrew had a 12 hour flight, becoming lost in the attempt to find the missing portion of the cloud.

    They should have been in jeeps, running around Mable Creek and Mintabie, South Australia, instead of assuming the whole cloud was at aircraft height.

    And some people have the audacity to claim there is no proof.

    It is past time for the world to know the contents of pages 1 – 11 of the August 1953 AEC minutes. Titterton for sure was in on it. What did he take to the grave?

    On returning to base the US crews reported that their radiation detection equipment remained on full scale deflection.

    By what special means did the British weapons engineers render their fallout so persistent that the US aircrews could not, under US regulations, approach their aircraft for 72 hours? There is more in a fallout cloud than Strontium 90. The short lived isotopes deliver a huge dose to those subject to fresh fallout.

    The rumor is this: Several tons on coal had been placed at the base of the Emu 1 bomb tower.

    In order to create dense, heavy, sticky, fallout.

    cont


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