Gundersen: Fukushima contamination will be “redeposited onto the surface for 300 years” — “This is not a problem that goes away” (VIDEO)

Published: December 2nd, 2012 at 3:13 pm ET


Title: NEIS Part 3
Author: chicagomultikulti
Date: Dec 1, 2012

Nuclear Expert Arnie Gundersen, Fairewinds Energy Education: […] When we talk Fukushima Daiichi, or the Fukushima Prefecture being contaminated, this is not a problem that is going to go away tomorrow.

This is going to wash down and into the watersheds and then biologically be brought back up through the roots of the plant and redeposited onto the surface for 300 years.

This is not a problem that goes away.

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Published: December 2nd, 2012 at 3:13 pm ET


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23 comments to Gundersen: Fukushima contamination will be “redeposited onto the surface for 300 years” — “This is not a problem that goes away” (VIDEO)

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    Radiation contamination for 300 years, and all for nothing.

  • Mack Mack

    ENENewser enoughalready45 has left comments regarding this Chicago conference on the Nuclear News Forum, pages 32 and 33:

  • soern

    as not everything happened which has to happen, nobody can say how long Japan will stay unheritable.
    300 years are an underestimation anyway.
    1000 Years to 1500 Years i think are more likely to estimate.
    300 Years may probably be enouhj to fix the american problem of fracking and poisioning huge areals.
    When added expectable nuke disasters in America it will be 1000 to
    1500 Years America staying inheritable also.
    As wide areas worldwide, where nucleocrats will have done their work too.
    Stone Age is closer as many expect it to be!

  • captndano captndano

    wake me up when this disaster is over…..

  • soern

    no animal species is so sick to destroy it environment making it unheritable for 1000 years.
    Mankind is.
    Thanks for christians who made us to believe we were the crown of nature.
    We're NOT.
    And we possess nothing which we could take with us on our last way.
    We never could have owned this world.
    To cite Crocodile Dundee:
    Two fleas on a dog argue who owns the dog :-)….
    Indians were right with their philosophy and now we get the bill.
    No joke and no surprise.
    Look for a place where you have an unpoisoned environment, learn to make fire and how our ancestors lived.
    Welcome at stone age after this mess is over and you survived luckily.

  • orsobubu orsobubu

    I fear during those 300 years some genetic mutation could arise disrupting life forms' DNA forever

  • moonshellblue moonshellblue

    "We knew the world would not be the same. A few people laughed, a few people cried. Most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad-Gita; Vishnu is trying to persuade the Prince that he should do his duty, and to impress him, takes on his multi-armed form and says, 'Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.' I suppose we all thought that, one way or another." They knew from day one what they had unleashed.

    • @moonshellblue, Nobody wants to admit to themselves that the beginning of the end has started. Pandora's Box has been opened, and what was unleashed can't be put back.

    • Yes, and people are being deliberately sent only to hospitals that are complicit in the government's coverup:

      “We are told what hospital to go to by the government or else they will not support us,” she says. ” That’s because the recommended hospital will not report the truth about the conditions of our health.”

      Well, at least the buddhist monks have discovered the problem so this opens up another, perhaps more reliable, info-network.

  • I watched the conference all day yesterday.

    You do get more when you see the entire presentation.

    The people lined up and got to ask questions. I really liked that part.

    Several things stood out to me:

    1. The waste issue. There is no solution and never has been. Dry casks are the best they can for now. Expensive and not permanent.

    2. Nuclear Power is NOT a solution for Global Warming. That is a lie and a fallacy. Many reasons!

    3. Nuclear transport issues. (that one always gets skipped over)

    "The DOE did not want to discuss nuclear waste transportation because so much more is unknown than known and people start to ask a lot of questions. It has been said and implied that it is so safe you shouldn’t worry about it."
    (The 'no concern' red flag!)

    4. Protection against terrorism or sabotage at Nuclear facilities is more than lacking. (What a way to put the world at risk.)

    5. Gundersen 'estimates' that there will be a MILLION CANCERS over the next 30 years.
    (The total number of innocent people and lifeforms that will suffer for generations to come cannot be estimated. My opinion.)

    …and this is just the beginning folks. We know more is coming, probably from Fukushima, but most assuredly from other sources; catastrophes, accidents, wars, terrorism and other causes that haven't even been thought of yet.

    Stand up and be heard now!

    A BIG THANKS to enoughalready45 for the play by play.

    • Radio VicFromOregon

      Thx, ChasAha for te summary. I've downloaded for later watching.

    • moonshellblue moonshellblue

      Agreed. I have trouble wrapping my head around how huge these cores truly are and the weight thus transport is beyond difficult, expensive as you've stated. The only hope I cling to is John Hutchinson's experiments using sound waves and infrared.

  • The nuclear industry reminds me a bit of this wayward entertainer:

    12/2/2012 1:05 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
    I DO NOT Need Rehab!

    Read more:


    capricious, changeable, contrary, contumacious, cross-grained, disobedient, erratic, fickle, flighty, froward (archaic) headstrong, inconstant, incorrigible, insubordinate, intractable, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, perverse, rebellious, refractory, self-willed, stubborn, undependable, ungovernable, unmanageable, unpredictable, unruly, wilful

  • AGreenRoad AGreenRoad

    12 reasons why all nuclear power plants must be shut down; via A Green Road

    Nuclear Power; EXPENSIVE, Dirty, Dangerous And Toxic; via A Green Road

  • Jebus Jebus

    "If you believe that we can safely store nuclear waste for thousands of years, then surely we can find a way to store electricity overnight" – Arnie Gundersen

    • soern

      we can store electricity over night already.
      But we cannot safely store nuclear waste for thousand years.
      Arnie only sells his personality in order to earn money.
      Not overwhelming at all.
      Also i don't like underestimating consequences of ongoing disasters of an authority sounding pseudonym.
      It's not Hollywood and there will be no happy end.