Gov’t held secret meetings about human health impacts from Fukushima crisis

Published: October 4th, 2012 at 3:16 am ET
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Title: Secret meetings held on Fukushima nuclear crisis’s impact on human health
Source: Mainichi
Date: Oct 3, 2012

The prefectural government here held secret meetings among a panel of experts on the nuclear crisis’s impact on human health to work out scenarios for official deliberation sessions based on the view that there is no causal relationship between the disaster and the outbreak of cancer, sources close to the case said.

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A prefectural government official […] admitted in an interview with the Mainichi Shimbun that the secret meetings were inappropriate and said they would not take place again.

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Before the eighth official session in the city of Fukushima on Sept. 11 this year, a health survey had confirmed for the first time that a child living in the prefecture was suffering from thyroid cancer.

During the preparatory meeting for that session, the members shared the view that there is no causal relationship between the nuclear disaster and the outbreak of the cancer. They then worked out a scenario under which one of the members would ask a question about whether there was a causal relationship between the crisis and the cancer and the university would answer the question.

At the official session, one panel member actually asked whether there was a causal relationship. In response, a Fukushima Medical University professor denied the suspicion, pointing out that it took at least four years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident in 1986 before the number of thyroid cancer patients increased.

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Shunichi Yamashita, Fukushima Medical University Vice President: “If [these meetings] stir a sense of distrust among members of the public, I don’t mind discontinuing such gatherings.”

Published: October 4th, 2012 at 3:16 am ET
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26 comments to Gov’t held secret meetings about human health impacts from Fukushima crisis

  • dosdos dosdos

    It's not the meetings that stir mistrust. It's the bald-face lies.

  • CaptD CaptD

    The Japanese Gov't. is in bed with the Nuclear industry…

    ATTENTION: Japanese People, NOW almost all your Leaders are in Nuclear Denial* and unless they keep your reactors shut down you may have ONE OR MORE Trillion Dollar Eco-DisasterFukushima's because Fukushima proved that Nature can destroy any land based nuclear reactor, any place anytime 24/7/365!

    A year and a half exactly after Fukushima’s Trillion Dollar Eco-Disaster, Japan is now the poster “boy” for Control by the Nuclear Industry and their Utility Gangs:

    The Nuclear Mafia Derails Democracy In Japan
    http://www.japansubculture.com/the-nuclear-mafia-derails-democracy-in-japan/#comment-7846

    This is one of the most well written articles on this Debacle…
    BTW It contains a great number of links to back up all points…

    The BOTTOM LINE is that the Japanese people have N☢ say in how their Gov't deals with Nuclear issues! In effect they now live in a Nuclear Police State!

    * http://is.gd/XPjMd0

    The illogical belief that Nature cannot destroy any land based nuclear reactor, any place anytime 24/7/365!

  • Here in the Pacific Ocean, we didn't obtain a Geiger until 2012.

    Radiation is now spiking up much more than ever before

    There were huge waitlists, and doing the research on a proper Geiger was a bit challenging.

    Early and midyear we noted very consistent radiation readings that could only be considered "background" at around 12,500 Clicks per 8 Hour Period. Running the 8 hour test is a good way to do it, rather than just instantaneous observations of the current data, it takes out the peaks and valleys and gives a better overall report.

    (12,500 / 8 hours ) then further divided by 60 minutes = 26 CPM

    Using the Nuke Pro handy conversion chart, permanently located here on the blog

    http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.com/2012/04/geiger-counter-interpretation.html
    Surprisingly, I got my first reading of 19,400 Clicks in 8 Hours

    Almost a 50% increase!

    Before, it was right around 12,500, RAIN OR SHINE

    Hawaii is usually far below the jet stream that takes air from Asia to mainland USA, usually first impacted lower Canada and Washington, Oregon, Northern California.

    So with Hawaii at 40 CPM, it is still below the 50 CPM level of "keep an eye on it".

    Other places on mainland USA are far worse, and some of those are just lately.

    But this leads credence to the view that something big happened, and most likely at Fukushima, coincident with the last "no moon" which oftens brings on earthquakes.

    HEPA…

    • moonshellblue moonshellblue

      I will have to implement this for readings in PA as we typically run about 50 CPM's which I think is due to the vast amount of SFP's and nuclear power plants as I'm located within 100 miles of five plants. Thank so much for the info stock@hawaii.

  • ML

    Thyroid cancer due to radiation exposure has a signature gene marker described by German researchers. This has been cited on ENE NEWS before, but bears repeating. Hope this helps someone.
    http://www.healthcanal.com/cancers/17423-Fingerprint-radiation-exposure-discovered-thyroid-cancer.html

    We can likely see additional gene markers determined for other radiation exposure related cancers…but not from Japanese or US researchers, most likely.
    Why don't the Japanese people know about this research? Is this another example of political suppression in the free world?

    • JustmeAlso

      ML, thanks for the reminder! Very important!

    • PavewayIII PavewayIII

      Unfortunately, the genetic markers do not detect cancer, they only help (in 40% of the cases) to identify the source. Academics will usually demand a few thousand more victims as proof, so that means years of additional study.

      Japan's Nuclear Taliban will do exactly what the tobacco industry has done. Nobody is responsible until the Supreme Court has heard the last appeal and the government is finished taking bribes and arguing about how the laws should change.

      This won't help the Japanese people now. They still have to watch their children suffer from thyroid cancer and heart disease. They still have to bury them when they die.

      They won't care about legal or scientific 'proof' about the cause ten years from now.

  • PavewayIII PavewayIII

    De-Mengelezation:

    "…Fukushima Prefectural Government officials also told the attendees not to reveal to outsiders that such secret meetings took place…"

    Japanese citizens are stupid, useless, bothersome outsiders – the insider elite need to control them without appearing too arrogant.

    "…held secret meetings among a panel of experts on the nuclear crisis’s impact on human health…"

    Panel of experts? How about panel of expert pimps and shills for the nuclear industry headed by Mengele-san himself: Shunichi "No Effects" Yamashita. Noted for famous quote "The effects of radiation do not come to people who are happy and laughing, they come to people who are weak-spirited."

    "…They then worked out a scenario under which one of the members would ask a question about whether there was a causal relationship between the crisis and the cancer and the university would answer the question…"

    Dr. Mengele, meet our Vice Minister of Propaganda, Josef Goebbels. You two have a lot in common!

    "[Yamashita]…pointing out that it took at least four years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident in 1986 before the number of thyroid cancer patients increased…"

    Fukushima experimental children should not be showing obvious signs of advanced thyroid cancer for another two years by my calculations. I'll be retired and living off a fat government pension by then in Hawaii. If any medical examiners start with that autopsy nonsense, throw them in prison…

  • m a x l i

    If it is true that there is no relationship between the Fukushima disaster and cancer, and this supposed truth is a reason to held secret meetings, then they have must have countless more secret meetings on all kinds of non-relationships.

    For instance, I bet right now they are having a secret meeting reassuring each other, that there is no relationship between the Fukushima disaster and the occurrence of sunspots. Tomorrow they might have a secret meeting where they busily talk about the non-relationship between Fukushima and astronomers discovering a comet…

    • JustmeAlso

      How can they reassure each other in secret meetings for them and their loved ones not getting radiated and dying from cancer?

      • PavewayIII PavewayIII

        The preparatory meetings were not for the purpose of convincing anyone there of anything. The participants are all industry shills, but come from a mix of government, academic and corporate organizations.

        These pre-meetings were to get their story straight and deliver the industry propaganda seamlessly at the 'real' meetings in front of the Japanese public.

        The dress-rehearsals didn't change any of the lies they offered during the public meetings. They were just trying to look less awkward *when* they were lying.

      • m a x l i

        @JustmeAlso, my intention here is to point out that the fact, they went to the trouble to come together for those meetings, proves that the participants exactly knew or at least suspected there is a connection between Fukushima radiation and cancer and that they were rehearsing to lye to the public.

  • VyseLegendaire VyseLegendaire

    "The prefectural government here held secret meetings among a panel of experts on the nuclear crisis’s impact on human health to work out scenarios for official deliberation sessions based on the view that there is no causal relationship between the disaster and the outbreak of cancer"

    That's one of the most amazing sentences I've ever read in my life. How can one have a deliberation based on a presupposed view? I guess what they mean is, they met to discuss how to downplay the disaster despite clear and present danger.

    • AFTERSHOCK AFTERSHOCK

      you are correct VyseLegendaire. They were huddling to develop a strategy for covering-up the impact of the radiation releases. What's equally of interest…who called for these meetings? The nature of such a covert effort indicates that this was not being initiated by local rubes. I'm seeing this as more evidence of high-level intervention…

  • Obviously this cannot go on like this any further. Modern civilization must give way to a healthy honest way of leading life. By the sweat of thy brow.

    • Anthony Anthony

      Strangely the *hell* in the situation is that it WILL go on much longer in reality. The train to safety left the station almost two years ago.

  • dharmasyd dharmasyd

    SECRETS~~~More information on SECRET tests of radioactive substances on citizens of the US. This time it's St. Louis, Missouri in 1950s, leaving a trail of cancers.

    "There are strong lines of evidence that there was a radiological component to the St. Louis study…" Read the story here:

    http://news.yahoo.com/secret-cold-war-tests-st-louis-raise-concerns-214608828.html !!!

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    Hot particles from Daiichi (that kill) are circling the globe right now.