Gov’t: Clouds brought radioactive iodine southward after meltdowns, not only NW as was reported — Now trying to determine levels because of cancer risk (MAP & VIDEO)

Published: September 22nd, 2011 at 7:56 pm ET
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Map as of June 14

Radioactive iodine spread south of nuclear plant, NHK, September 22, 2011:

A Japanese government survey shows that radioactive iodine emitted from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant spread not only northwestward but also to the south of the plant [...] at relatively high levels. [...]

Ministry officials say clouds that moved southward over the plant apparently caught large amounts of iodine 131 [...]

Iodine 131 could cause thyroid cancer through internal exposure. The ministry is therefore trying to determine at what levels the substance spread immediately after the accident [...]

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Published: September 22nd, 2011 at 7:56 pm ET
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9 comments to Gov’t: Clouds brought radioactive iodine southward after meltdowns, not only NW as was reported — Now trying to determine levels because of cancer risk (MAP & VIDEO)

  • arclight arclight

    2200 tests in 62 days is 35 tests a day!! is someone having a laugh!! with all the technology at thier hands and they come up with 35 tests a day in a life or death situation…..insurance mitigation…BLATANT…remember the gulf mitigation process of testing? well this is the same except they have documented the evidence against themselves!! time to sack adk i think lol!!


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  • … The south fallout path was prior to June 14th based on testing results. This could help explain the unexpectedly high radiation readings citizens have been obtaining. Officials said the amounts of iodine 131 were rather high but didn’t give figures. There was also no explanation why it took them until mid-Sept. to release this information.
    Sept 22nd, 2011
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  • There has been an enormous an amounts of radiation continuously being ejected for over 6 months now. Billions, possibly trillions of becquerels of the most aggressive types of nuclei known to man. Did anyone really expect anything else?


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