Fukushima Worker: Some people not being given food, have no place to go — “We can work only momentarily… It can’t progress… we always need new workers” (AUDIO)

Published: October 10th, 2012 at 2:33 am ET
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Oct. 5, 2012 report on Fukushima Daiichi workers from Japanese radio program Hodo suru translated by Fukushima Diary:

Because the radiation dose is too high, we can work only momentarily.

When contaminated water is leaking, we have to use remote controlling robots [...]

We can’t work for longer than 20 ~ 30 minutes. We need more workers.

It can’t progress. Because we always need new workers, it goes really slow.

[...]

Because some of the subcontract companies can no longer provide the workers with accommodation and food, those workers are having to leave Fukushima, but they have no place to go back.

They were told that it’s going to be a long term job, they quit the contract of their apartments.

When they have family, they have home but can no longer support their family.

Full Japanese broadcast here

Published: October 10th, 2012 at 2:33 am ET
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14 comments to Fukushima Worker: Some people not being given food, have no place to go — “We can work only momentarily… It can’t progress… we always need new workers” (AUDIO)

  • Peaceismyfriend Peaceismyfriend

    Human tragedy beyond comprehension…


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  • Sol Man

    Here I document another oddity (mutation) from the garden. The subject was a large tomato picked earlier. It had 4 protuberances growing in a 1 1/4" circle on the bottom. They were about 3/8" tall. One had a rounded head on it. Will post photos soon. These occurrences may be acceptable for the plant kingdom, but not so good for a newborn human.


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  • dosdos dosdos

    Cannon fodder…..


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  • JustmeAlso

    (sorry for the sarcasm in advance)
    Maybe Bill Gates and his do-''godder'' foundation his GM plan can help?


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  • nedlifromvermont

    … Bill Gates … another billionaire idiot "Who just loves nuclear power …"

    we are so fukued …

    and thank you Mother GE who has no words about her wayward progeny …

    total silence from the Maker of these escaped coriae …

    peace …

    (and what is up with Jackie Welch???) he looks like a pro-wrestler turned warlock …

    guess he's got nothing truthful or of any value to add to this sorry picture …

    … when successful marketing begets genocide …

    Josef Goebbels would be proud of Mother GE … Heydrich, too …

    … so mercenary … so cool … NOT


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  • AGreenRoad AGreenRoad

    Low dose radiation causing changes in children; via A Green Road http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/2012/03/radiation-causing-unusual-changes-whats.html

    On Fukushima Beach Movie Parts 1 – 4; via A Green Road http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/2012/10/on-fukushima-beach-movie-parts-1-4.html


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  • Sickputer

    "… subcontract companies can no longer provide the workers with accommodation and food, those workers are having to leave Fukushima, but they have no place to go back."

    SP: The personal dosimeter becomes judge, jury, and executioner financially as well as physically.
    The tales of lead wallets for their dosimeters becomes crystal clear.

    There is great sacrifice and honor among these heroes who risk their lives just like the Hanford workers. In Washington state probably few of the workers are disenfranchised city unemployables, but the effect on longterm health is the same. Radiation respects no boundaries or social status.

    You can judge a government by how it takes care of its wounded warriors. Japan's government discards sickly radiation workers with a callous disregard that can only be characterized as barbaric. If they treat heroes in such fashion, you can imagine the jaundiced gaze they have for the rest of the Japanese people. The nucleocrats use white gloves to flush the Fukushima toilet of expendable workers. The citizens are in line for the next flush.


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  • Mack Mack

    TEPCO received $12.8 Billion from the gov't in return for giving up corporate control.

    Then TEPCO raised electrical rates 8.46%.

    TEPCO lost 1.25 trillion yen ($16 Billion dollars) last year and 782 billion yen more last fiscal quarter. Their stock has plunged 94%.

    Decommissioning costs estimated at 1.15 trillion yen ($16 Billion) + 2.55 trillion yen for compensation to those affected by the nuclear meltdowns.

    Guess who will pay for those?

    TEPCO is asking for more bank loans.

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-31/tepco-under-state-control-as-government-gets-shares-for-cash.html

    NOTE: This is why nuclear reactors will be started again in Japan.

    To satisfy shareholders and the "nuclear barons."


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    • Mack Mack

      Continued:

      Check this IMPORTANT book out.

      "The Nuclear Barons" by Peter Pringle and James Spigelman

      "The nuclear barons: an international elite of scientists, technocrats, and businessmen who have, for more than four decades, controlled the world's destiny. Their decisions–usually kept secret, often shortsighted, sometimes veiled by lies and obfuscations–have led inexorably to the present nuclear mess. Radiation hazards, prohibitively costly energy, waste-disposal problems, plant safety, weapons proliferation: the nuclear nightmares we live with are the direct result of choices that were never thought through to their logical conclusions, never opened to public debate.

      http://members.authorsguild.net/peterpringle/the_nuclear_barons_90359.htm


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Disposable Fukushima workers, “One person can only work for 30mins a day, 20 days a month, one month a life”

    http://fukushima-diary.com/2012/10/disposable-fukushima-workers-one-person-can-only-work-for-30mins-a-day-20-days-a-month-one-month-a-life/


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  • Sickputer

    "Disposable Fukushima workers, “One person can only work for 30mins a day, 20 days a month, one month a life”

    SP: Pretty grim statistic. The early days of Chernobyl were like that, but I don't recall the same contamination levels 560 days into their blow-up. Fukushima Daiichi stands alone and will break all previous levels of radiation contamination. And things can get much worse in a matter of hours.

    Japan's extinction fate has been hanging by a thread at Unit 4 Spent Fuel Pond. Escaping a fatal blow from an earthquake over the next ten years are slim. The odds aren't good for the success of containment efforts just at that one building, much less when you consider the precarious state of Units 1, 2, and 3.

    Japan has a four-barreled shotgun taped to its neck and an itchy finger on the trigger.


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