Japanese Journalist: Workers “very worried” about deformed 400 ft. structure falling on Fukushima reactor buildings and causing another crisis — Immediate repairs needed yet “can’t do anything” due to extreme radiation levels — Staff told to “constantly watch it” — One of site’s most dangerous places

Published: June 3rd, 2014 at 4:39 pm ET


Fukushima Voice, May 28, 2014: Mako Oshidori in Düsseldorf “The Hidden Truth about Fukushima” […] The lecture, given in Japanese [on March 8, 2014] and translated into English.

  • Moderator: My name is Mariko. Welcome to a lecture by Mako Oshidori. […] A huge earthquake, followed by tsunami and the nuclear accident, has become an unprecedented disaster for the Japanese as well as the rest of the world. Moreover, this accident is not only out of control but continues to be in critical state. […]
  • Mako Oshidori: I am actually a journalist with the highest attendance rate at the TEPCO press conference. […] in 2013 when the Japanese central government decided to begin to restart nuclear power plants, the government placed a watch on me […] a piece of paper was distributed with a list of names […] such as the former prime minister Naoto Kan […] A researcher who was given the list and told not to approach anybody on it was friendly with me and told me the list included my name. Soon after that a mysterious man began to follow me. […]

Deformed ‘Stack’ Near Units 1 & 2

  • Oshidori: I would like to talk about the current status of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. This is a chimney called a “stack” […] one of the places that I consider the most dangerous. It is 120 m tall. In December 2013, it was discovered the highest radiation level, 25 Sv/h, at the bottom of the stack. […] humans cannot go near it. The problem gets worse. TEPCO discovered deformities on 4 sides at 60 of the 120 meter height […] Some are totally severed. Ordinarily, this should be immediately repaired, but the bottom of the stack is 25 Sv/h […] they can’t do anything about it. What TEPCO is doing about this is they have appointed workers to constantly watch it. […] Workers on site are very worried about whether it would fall onto the reactor buildings. If it ever fell on Unit 1 or 2, all the workers would have to evacuate […] and it could lead to a severe accident necessitating evacuation […]

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Published: June 3rd, 2014 at 4:39 pm ET


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307 comments to Japanese Journalist: Workers “very worried” about deformed 400 ft. structure falling on Fukushima reactor buildings and causing another crisis — Immediate repairs needed yet “can’t do anything” due to extreme radiation levels — Staff told to “constantly watch it” — One of site’s most dangerous places

  • Nick

    "….this accident is not only out of control but continues to be in a critical state….."

    For the rest of time.

    • OldFool

      Yet a penny pinching corporation is still in charge and still trying to save money to boost corporate profits – when the loss of the entire Pacific is in the balance. And to top off this lunacy – to save money, there have been no precautions taken for the next earthquake and tsunami that will wash everything away. After that, the Leaning Tower of TEPCO will not seem so important.

    • charlie3

      If it's going to fall, then why not make it fall now with a controlled fall in the direction which would be most desirable How wildly incompetent are these people? A lumberjack could tell them how to do it.

      • D. Nudibranch D. Nudibranch

        Smart thinking Charlie3. I mean seriously that really is a bright Idea. Somebody forward this message back to the source. TEPCO really needs to get a freaking clue. You have to wonder how constant high exposure to radiation on the Fuku site effects the brains and thinking processes of the people who are working there. I'm sure the weight of the situation, fear and stress does have an effect on squelching creative thinking in those who might otherwise figure out better ways of dealing with some of this stuff…

        I'm not the first who has said this but I'll say it again; the brightestest minds from around the world need to convene and work together to problem solve and work out an advanced stategies of how to deal with these issues. No ideas should be left off the drawing board. Anything and everything that anyone can come up with should be seriously looked at and considered. After all as we all know here, this is a global situation.

    • No More Denial in these Discussions…
      Here's proof they have always known exactly what they are doing.
      They are killing every living thing with small particles of nuclear anything.
      This previously classified document discusses specifically depleted uranium.
      It's a simple jumpt to aerosoled plutonium and uranium at FUKU.

      http://wyynd.tripod.com/document.htm (document only)
      Memorandum to:
      Brigadier General L. R. Groves
      Drs. Conant, Compton, and Urey
      War Department
      United States Engineer Office
      Manhattan District
      Oak Ridge Tennessee
      October 30, 1943
      Declassified June 5, 1974
      (2) As a gas warfare instrument the material would be ground into particles of microscopic size to form dust and smoke and distributed by a ground-fired projectile, land vehicles, or aerial bombs. In this form it would be inhaled by personnel. The amount necessary to cause death to a person inhaling the material is extremely small. It has been estimated that one millionth of a gram accumulating in a person's body would be fatal. There are no known methods of treatment for such a casualty

      Please make copies!

      • Argo Argo

        OMG…the ruthlessnes…

        I came to the conclusion that Mother Earth will certainly recover from all we have done to her and its animals. We humans do not deserve to be on this Planet at all..we could have changed for a betterment we could have been guided by our hearts and see to good not only for us but also for every living organism our actions of the past our ignorance, our egos have brought us here…why do those psychopaths have so much power to bring so much destruction? Because humans are too afraid…fear has brought this upon us…because if each and one of us stood up against this and accept all consequences for standing up nothing like this would have ever happened…

        • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

          Pretty confident..why? Humans are not done with the planet sterilization process..yet. 🙁
          "I came to the conclusion that Mother Earth will certainly recover"

          • Argo Argo

            Hi Obewan..because Mother Earth had 5 big mass extinctions and always recovered from them…who knows what she had to endure of the many billions of years…

            we were given the possibility to live here, to enjoy the beauty of earth…

            with all that is happening, especially to what we do to ourselves and to all others (thats the part…how come we are so full of ourselves to do all this to the animals, the sea the plants as well and think that it wont come back at us) and never seem to learn…and we had enough time to learn…

            …thats the reason why we do not deserve to be on this planet…

        • GQR2

          They have poured billions into this industry. Its PR is like nothing else save Big Pharma,Big Ag,Chemical company advertising. It was safe,clean,green and efficient. Those programs to fund weapons,to fund the Peaceful Atom were done in stealth dark holes of finance and organized crime. We never had a choice. The people who wrought this?

          All sick in their heads,placing the blind thirst for knowledge above the consequences-scientists on their pedestal

          have been able to walk away from the consequences and just keep inventing like a religion and most of the efforts are focused on Warfare. Don't hate the human race too much. The theories of social Darwinism get heavy play in the collective unconscious.

  • Nick

    Now that I think about it, why don't the Japanese just fess up and admit total FUBAR and leave FD-NPP?

    Are they really doing anything to slow down the disaster?

    Why not evacuate now, then the rest of us can prty like there is no tomorrow with abandon?

    Seems kinda dumb to string out this disaster.

    Game over happened years ago.

  • Down The River Down The River

    What is coming out of the top of that tower, if it's that "hot" at the bottom? It is a vent.

    And if/when it falls over … ?

  • Ontological Ontological

    This is a serious matter indeed! The tower shines at 25Sv/h and even the robo cranes would have issues with removal. Then put it where? Transport it past HOW MANY people, fry their brains with it; to basically put the components in a scrap heap of metal for recycle?? Pathetic nuketards are. Perhaps they could use it like a fluoroscope and body scan the workers using the powerful gamma source. <sarc>

    • corium pudding corium pudding

      There is only one place to put highly radioactive things… and that is under water. In the ocean, specifically.

      The only "solution" is to dump all the toxic crap into the Pacific Ocean. I don't want that to happen, but reality dictates it as a necessity. Our collective fate was sealed when nuclear power came into existence.

      • Ontological Ontological

        Agreed, when R3 detonated, I knew the only solution was to dump it all in the trench. I have made this statement before on this issue.

      • Charles Charles

        Many years ago I remember a French scientist coming up with the idea of encasing it in large solid glass spheres and putting it in the deepest trenches of the ocean.

        • Ontological Ontological

          Glass is a viable option at a great deal of difficulty, it would help keep the corium from water exposure. The glob cooled sufficiently to handle them would indeed be very large and massive. Corium would perhaps have a certain degree of gas pressure, creating possible bubbles inside. The cold of 6 miles down would keep them for the most part solid. Debatable as to the wisdom of doing so, but then again, so was building reactors in the first place. We gotta pay to play such an elaborate game of marbles…

      • D. Nudibranch D. Nudibranch

        Dude, that's insane. I say fill in the whole site with magnesium oxide and zeolite and then cover it in concrete. Fill in the entire Fukushima bay with concrete. Find where the spring water flows under the plant and divert it around the plant.

    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Throw a graphene blanket around it, tie it up, anchor it in place somehow.


      Smart people here have suggested using graphene. Using graphene to help stabilize the towers would afford the perfect opportunity to try it out on a big, real world scale,

      • HoTaters HoTaters

        "A major obstacle is making graphene sheets large enough, and pure enough, to be useful."

        Sheets as large as one meter across have reportedly been made ….

      • bo bo

        This video on graphene was really interesting and concise HoTaters thank you.
        And – though I'm just stating my layman observation – I like the 'wrap around and support' idea instead of the 'lasso and pull' – because even if they made the vent stack collapse towards the area without the reactors… destroying the stack would expose the site to more radiation and make it even less workable, no?

        Btw I wonder if graphene could create some new type of anti radiation suit ?
        It could definitely create some self powered light winter jacket using solar energy 🙂

  • Pete

    It does appear that something has changed in the Tepcam 2 image, I thought the reactor building was shifting but maybe its stack. Or maybe its the stack And the building, as a meter wide crack and gap in the Reactor One building was previously identified (I think by Mako Oshidori).

    Anymore I don't know how much it matters, if it Did fall, they would be doing the same nothing they are doing now, just trying to appear busy to console the japanese people while sucking most of the recovery money into yakuza bank accounts… but even less and even slower. Then they would need more money of course.

    I don't really think anything will ever be done about fukushima, it will continue to get worse and worse, and then eventually there will be another Nuclear disaster, if not at fuku then somewhere else. But the world at large has been sold on the nuclear industry's lies, no worries, everything is okay, its only a problem for them over there, not us over here. We are fine.
    I have a feeling Fuku wont be the last, just the first, unless you count chernobyl or the various unreported mishaps.

  • GQR2

    The Senior Brigade so called,knows and state in this documentary 2.2.sieverts will kill you in two hrs.
    The Senior Brigade of Fukushima. Their denial endangers people in my opinion,its nutz.

  • Argo Argo

    I havent realized the "Agenda" behind this all and need to retract from my initial hope that Antidotes will help. This is a larger scale Agenda and it seems that its too late to help.

    by Sara Shannon
    Winter, 1998
    Low level radioactivity includes the on going amount of radiation released from the
    everyday operation of the
    world's 433 nuclear power plants, plus leaks and accidents.
    Radiation causes infertility. The global fertility rate has dropped nearly half since 1955.
    Radiation weakens the immune system. A hundred nation study on quality of health found the
    United States was number one in 1943. By 1992, the United States was number 100, according to a
    U.S. Public Health Statistics Report. Globally health is deteriorating with incidence of cancer,
    heart, allergies and infectious diseases increasing.
    Even at low levels radiation may increase mutations of bacteria and virus. Mutations are causing the appearance of new diseases such as Reyes Syndrome, Legionnaire's Disease and Lyme Disease.
    The percentage of oxygen in the air is down to about 19 percent. The expected amount is 21
    percent of oxygen. Oxygen is formed by trees and plankton. Trees and plankton are killed by
    Large scale breakdown of the protective ozone layer in the stratosphere was initiated in 1958 by high…

    • byron byron

      Argo: Where can I verify that 19% oxygen level. PLEASE! We've always been told it is 21%.


      Argo suggests this nightmare is selective in its outcome; that someone's behind the scenes controlling things. Really?

      What if it was simply a matter of yes-men accruing to positions of unquestioned influence and power? What if they had zero ability to change anything in your world? What if it was a matter of getting you to think they were in control? What if these men of influence were discovered to be completely incapable of doing anything to change what's obviously out of the hands? What if the world woke-up tomorrow morning and discovered an abandoned control room? What would we do if we simply discovered there were no wizards behind the curtain or beyond-black plots in play; that the cage doors were now unlocked; that we are now free to determine our own destiny?

      Oh look! Fukushima has mysteriously answered these questions…

      • Argo Argo

        AFTERSHOCK, I am saying that its too late for antidotes…however looking at all those lies and cover ups (like Chernobyl effects etc) as well as one important thing that is responsible for the high "background radiation" see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLCF7vPanrY
        every measure now is based on, one could assume that with not actively helping Japan, the Californians, Alaskans, Canadians it must be assumed that there might be a Agenda behind all of this… then I stumbled about Saras info and it seemed plausible …if you find evidence that this is all untrue I please ask you to disclose as much as you can (of course only if you want to)….I really love to be wrong…REALLY!!!

        • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

          Spooky times.. 🙁

          • hbjon hbjon

            People can dream up all sorts of scenarios where the naked apes have up and finally did it to themselves.
            The survival activity of a very few is extremely strenuous on the survival of the species, especially when modern physics is being used. If a Jedi Warrior is in possession of an insidious weapon of mass destruction, does he give it to an opposing force and go gentle into the night? Think not I.

            • HoTaters HoTaters

              Methinks there are opposing forces which can neutralize this. One must grok its fullness and find the tools. Am working to help figure it out. Study, study, study, smart people, you can find solutions.

              We must take control of our collective destiny.

              At some point the warrior has to see his insidious weapon of mass destruction has been pointed square at himself. It's the Jedi's duty to point that out to him.

        • Argo Argo

          Not sure if this is all True..but also again seems plausible…


          only agenda left to them, Argo, is perpetrating the myth of control. In the face of obvious impotency, they're only left with convincing you, they're still calling the shots. Those at the top of this squirming mass of incompetents have simply receded into the darkness.

          They're good at murdering millions.
          They're good at stealing trillions.
          They're good at bamboozling billions.

          But in the face of that which churns upon the East, their influence is somehow missing! Had they any answer, regardless its cost, it would've been attempted. They have but to issue us the bill and they would've pressed forward. Like actors frantically dressing for the next act, they know not their lines nor places upon the stage. Yet the unwitting audience greedily anticipates some great plot to reveal itself from behind the closed curtains.

          Put all the speculation aside. They're finished…along with the rest of the human species. Their legacy is one of decrepitude. And for all their brilliant machinations, only earned endless horrors upon their progeny.

          I challenge any to prove otherwise. Oh great schemers in the dark, show us your solutions…any solution!

          POOF!!! Like magik…the snake consumes itself…

          • HoTaters HoTaters

            Hi Argo, good. Please post if you can find. I posted some links on atmospheric oxygen above.

          • HoTaters HoTaters

            AFTERSHOCK, you may be right. The global power structure is definitely imploding. Like children, those in power are running away from their WMD's also known as dangerous sand castles.

            They forgot the tide is coming in, and now the rest of humanity is left inside the collapsing sand castles.

            We need to keep trying to find solutions, though. I'm not convinced yet all is lost, until there just isn't any air to breathe, the Pacific Ocean web of life has collapsed, etc.

            We're not there yet. I don't like the direction I see things are going. I'm not sure what it's going to take, to turn the tide of this destruction. But surely someone, or someones, can step into the void the child actors have left, and show real leadership, be accountable, instigate change.

          • D. Nudibranch D. Nudibranch

            I see mention of antidotes… ? What if Fukushima is the elitists wet dream soft-kill depopulation fantasy come true? They figure to just let it go for ten or fifteen years before they finally come out with the solution. By that time, enough radioactive particles will have issued forth to increase the cancer rate by at least 50% throughout the world population; especially amongst the biggest fish eaters – wink wink. And then they don't have to take responsibility for doing it outright, by simply allowing it to happen.

            All the while, they have knowledge of all the advanced cancer cures but keep that technology only for themselves while hiding it from the public view and keeping the medical establishment towing the line; denying and discrediting all things alternative and natural. I see how it is. Perhaps the vegans will have a better chance at survival because they're the bottom of the food chain. But apparently thats how the elitists want it. Apparently they think that meat eaters are more aggressive and hence, less willing to submit.

            The name of the game is detox. We all have to wake the heck up and get active and involved before its too late. Eat clean, purify your air and water. Avoid things that exacerbate health problems like drugs and alcohol. Shore up on your health knowledge and in the mean time, we all need to really start hammering our elected representatives. Writing petitions to the United Nations, anything and everything. Indeed.

            • Argo Argo

              D. Nudibranch exactly what I was thinking when I stumbled across the Antidotes–

              We clearly see an effect on Sea Life due to Fukushima, we see an effect on Japanese Citizens we will most probably see an effect on the Oxygen Level, the Ozone Level, various diseases due to mutation of the different Viruses and higher cancer rates on the northern hemisphere within the next 5-10 years.

              I read a lot these past weeks, one thing I wonder. I dont recall that anybody I know wanted to have cancer so in this I also dont recall anybody wanting to be exposed to radiation – I dont recall anybody telling that they wanted to have any wars. So with this I wonder why this all is going on while nobody really wanted that…Could we make an online count of all people in the world (like seriously) making something like a vote (with serious registration) if they had wanted in the past nuclear bombs testings, if they wanted to have nuclear power plants, if they wanted to have wars, if they want to have a world government, if they want GMOs, if they wanted mercury in their vaccinations and all the other terrible things?

              I believe its seriously to late for us. Only if we get a real representation of the peoples voice then we could do something about all of this. Only then we could get those Psychopaths in front of a new court (non UN) to have the charged with serious crimes against humanity.

              I however am not very technical. But I want to put this out there and see what it would take do…

    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Argo, where did you get the figures on oxygen levels at 19%? Measured against what standard, and at what time? Just curious. Would appreciate a citation if you have one.

    • The decline in O2 appears to be a mostly bullshit claim, there is a barely measurable reduction 210,000 PPM to 209998 PPM between 1989 and 1994.


      • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

        We may have a brewing problem approaching very quickly..

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        A more meaningful measurement would be between 1940 and 1913. And even since Feb. 2011 to the present. With all the death of the plankton in the Pacific and the huge measurable enlargement of the ozone holes above both poles, and all the increase of methane from melting due to global warming and from nuclear power plants and Fukushima, any measurement between 1989 (post-Chernobyl) and 1994 says very little about the problem.

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        by Sara Shannon
        Winter, 1998

        “The percentage of oxygen in the air is down to about 19 percent. The expected amount is 21 percent of oxygen. Oxygen is formed by trees and plankton. Trees and plankton are killed by radiation….

        • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

          From this citation, written back in 1998:
          “Walter Russell, a visionary artist and scientist, predicted in his book Atomic Suicide? published in 1957 that due to man-made radioactivity we would experience a loss of oxygen in the air that we breathe. In a similar way to the predictions of Andrei Sakharov in the 1950's, Walter Russell's foresight is now coming true. Our current oxygen resources are low. The percentage of oxygen in the air is down to about 19 percent. (BioTech News 1997) The expected amount is 21 percent oxygen. Some experts say that we may have originally evolved in an atmosphere of 38 percent oxygen. But now, due to the loss of forests and ocean plankton, our two sources of oxygen production, measurements of oxygen as low as 12 percent and 15 percent have been made in heavily industrialized areas. This oxygen-depleted condition is a contributing cause of the generalized lack of well-being that many are experiencing. And it does not look good for the future. We need oxygen to live!
          “Trees and green plants provide about half, and plankton provide the other half of our oxygen. Phytoplankton, which are the base of the marine food chain, is declining…”

          • HoTaters HoTaters

            Hi Anne, I read studies from around 1987 (or so) discussing the diminished phytoplankton blooms, and an hypothesis stating damage to the earth's ozone layer might be the cause.

            It might have been a UC Berkeley study, or one out of the University of Washington.

            If I can find it, I'll post a link here and at the Forum re: energy and non-nuclear issues.

            The "ratical" article does provide citation material in support of the author's assertions.

        • Anne, that 19% claim is a bogus one.

          • Argo Argo

            I couldnt find any information so far on the O2 levels i.e percentages…I mean, nobody really checks the O2 levels…everywhere I look I find the CO2 levels….that is extremely strange…please show us any proof if you can find any that nuclear radiation doesnt destroy any O2…I am really curious…thank you (of course I will be searching as well)….

            Also I want to add something..its interesting that the 02 Level caught a lot of attention but the other things from Sara didn't as much…(seems to be the only point that is challenged)

            I will make more research about this but it is very clear that background radiation was caused by the 2055 nuclear explosions from 1945 (incl. North Korea)
            One would think, that a nuclear bomb doesn't need to be tested more than once as it is always the same result.

            So…whats really going on???

            I guess well never find out, and if so… then we will accused as conspiracy crazies …while our world gets more and more radiated by man-made radiation…some Scientists out there should create a new wikileaks or so…maybe we could get help from Legion on this? Many people are in the know…why is nobody speaking up, the Truth it is…??? It would be a wonderful time…NOW…

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

            Directory:Oxygen Depletion
            “Global warming is not the only consequence of increasing greenhouse gasses from natural and anthropomorphic sources. Oxygen used to be about 20% of the atmosphere; but today, in places like Tokyo, it is as low as 7%. Carbon dioxide is actually a fairly heavy gas (molecular weight 44 as compared to oxygen 32 and nitrogen 28) so that during times of little wind, it would have a tendency to settle in pockets.
            Compromised levels of oxygen have a wide range of health and vitality consequences ranging from headaches and dizziness to an increased susceptibility to cancer and even death among those whose systems are already weak from other causes. This is true in the oceans as well, which are seeing an increase in hypoxic (oxygen deficient) dead zones in extreme cases.
            “‘I do not think most people realize the dilemma which seems to boil down to the choice between breathable air or continued and increased burning of fuels.’ Adrian Akau, NEC
            "’Dead zones (hypoxic i.e. oxygen deficient water) in the coastal zones are increasing, typically surrounding major industrial and agricultural centers. This is commonly occurring due to nutrient pollution, in the form of nitrogen and phosphorous leading to algal blooms and eutrophication.’ (UNEP/GRID; 2004)
            “eutrophic (yū-trŏf'ĭk, -trō'fĭk): ‘Having waters rich in mineral and organic nutrients that promote a proliferation of plant life, especially algae, which reduces the dissolved oxygen content and often…

            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

              “eutrophic (yū-trŏf'ĭk, -trō'fĭk): ‘Having waters rich in mineral and organic nutrients that promote a proliferation of plant life, especially algae, which reduces the dissolved oxygen content and often causes the extinction of other organisms. Used of a lake or pond.’ [1] …”

            • Anne, the 7% claim is ridiculous. Those type of unsupported claims hinder the mission of ENENEWS

              Please take a broad look at this issue. If we burned every fossil fuel in the whole world, including all underground, and all the trees and plants, we could drop the O2 from 21% to 19%.

              • Argo Argo

                Stock, sorry but need to catch something here…why is that untrue what this source says? Where is your proof that its not true and that the source is unsupported? No attack on you here…but it seems that someone works very hard to get the info out and some are against everything they read…is it better that all people of Enenews stick to Corporate Media as reliable sources then? (as supported sources?) Just a question..

                • I am a scientist, I know things "off the top of my head". I know that the real O2 content is around 20.8%, closer to 21%, and that someone who starts a rant saying that O2 is around 20% is pretty goofy right out of the gate.

                  At 7% people would be dying in vast numbers from lack of oxygen, that is the level of life support, 7%.

                  A worldwide drop, or even localized, drop in the o@ in air would not have escaped my radar. It would have a lot of effects, just like trying to start a campfire at altitude…its harder. Getting winded more easily, etc.

                  • Argo Argo

                    stock, please provide proof of actual levels of oxygen in Tokyo…and by the way what you call rant is an attempt to clarify Saras and my assumption…are you sure that you want this forum to exclude good information? Just say so and we are on our way…your the Admin of Enenews right?

                    • Argo, wasting time and energy on stuff that just aint so, is, well "wasting time and energy"

                      There is no oxygen crisis in air, there are plenty of real crisis, plenty of real "conspiracies"

                      Oxygen levels are decreasing globally due to fossil-fuel burning. The changes are too small to have an impact on human health, but are of interest to the study of climate change and carbon dioxide. These plots show the atmospheric O2 concentration relative to the level around 1985. The observed downward trend amounts to 19 'per meg' per year. This corresponds to losing 19 O2 molecules out of every 1 million O2 molecules in the atmosphere each year.


                    • Angela_R

                      I have searched for recent statistics, i.e. since 2011, on oxygen levels and have been unable to find any.

                      personally, i think that is reasonable to expect that in densely populated urban areas without adequate greenbelt zones, oxygen levels would be lower; these would also be lower in heavily polluted atmospheres.

                      Here is a reasonably easy test to determine oxygen percentage in your local environment. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQNl2EdteDE

                      There are likely many things contributing to the resultant reading which may be very localized. For instance, though I do not live in a rainforest, with the number of trees in my vicinity, I would expect the percentage of oxygen to be higher than in a more intensely populated area. Likewise I would expect a marked difference between my reading and that of a highly industrialized area. However, my neighbor's property may even have a different level to mine, depending on our individual residence's ventilation. Higher altitudes are another factor influencing the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere.

                      There are also hovering dangers from the increase of toxic gases.

                      Perhaps a system, like neighborhood watch, could evolve to test your local area's atmosphere.

                • zogerke zogerke

                  Argo humans die at seven percent and even seventeen percent you are near termination….,, depending on humidity. Sixteen point five o2 or under you will die. Basic human biology. Basic industrial hygiene and occupational safety.

                  • Argo Argo

                    Can anyone pls tell me why is everybody trying to tell me about the oxygen levels now? Did I support the 7% in Tokyo? No clearly one can see that there are many sources out there that say different things to this regard…my point was about the discrediting of VanneV…she has researched a lot and its just unfair…all we are trying is to figure out what is coming out of this and how we could help? If we gather a lot of information about an assumption and it is in its favour then we have a case nobody can brake…should we just go outside and water the garden while these Governements are straight lying to all of us. I was exposed to a lot of radiation a long time ago and I know my fate…my mother is already ailing to the most sever cancer…all I am trying is to have the Truth come out so that not more need to die..is this so strange these days? should I just go and enjoy my life or see if I can do something that might help others? Well I am no Psychopath and I know how many people suffer TO THIS DAY from various fall outs and Government cover ups…Saras paper seems to be correct, maybe not on all points but maybe on many…is this so unusual to try to do the right thing at the right time?

                  • zogerke zogerke

                    And the presence of actual less oxygen atoms in an area means more more of some thing else. Either toxic or inert or asphyxiate….usually gas release in a confined space or near a huge chemical release or in a depression if the gas is heavier than air….. Normal air everywhere is twenty one percent. The amt available to us depends on air pressure. I have done permit required confined space entry work…see radios article earlier on confined space and humidity and available oxygen and human reactions…..
                    I will quit beating this poor dead horse.

              • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                Stock, I am going to have to roll with VanneV on this one. We have done so much damage in such a short amount time to this planet that oxygen is fleeting/changing structure in groves. We have clear cut most of the forests and the rain forests and the dead zones are increasing and our lungs are huge compared to the lungs in ancient times when oxygen levels were much greater. WE are in the process of sterilizing this Earth and oxygen will be a victim just like everything else. Oxygen levels are heading down and have been for the last 10,000 years. 🙁

                • "The changes we are measuring represent just a tiny fraction of the
                  total amount of oxygen in our air – 20.95 percent by volume. The oxygen reduction is just 0.03 percent in the
                  past 20 years and has no impact on our breathing," Langenfelds stated. "Typical oxygen fluctuations indoors or
                  in city air would be far greater than this."


                  • Argo Argo

                    STOCK IS EXPOSED….

                    Please explain to me why a site called http://www.o2planet.com is a more reliable source than http://peswiki.com/index.php/Directory:Oxygen_Depletion

                    please explain this to VanneV…you were trying to discredit her…so youre either Government or other paid poster…YOU ARE EXPOSED

                    I had it, everywhere we are being discredited and everybody looks the other way….NOT THIS TIME

                    • You are incorrect, or perhaps yourself a troll.

                      And no I was not trying to discredit Anne because 98% of the time she is spot on, but I didn't want to watch her promoting something that aint so.

                      More data….read the data. Funny too how someone new to the site, immediately starts bringing the "Admin" and stating that I said "you were ranting" when in fact I did not use the word rant in relation to anyone else.

                      I do tongue in cheek, reference my posts as rants at time, and damn proud of it.

                      Now weedhopper, hop off to the truth.

                      .095% of all O2 estimated gone, since start of industrial revolution


                    • Argo Argo

                      See, the fact is that a typical psychopath is turning things around to his liking…

                      YOU SAID: stock
                      June 4, 2014 at 12:10 pm · Reply

                      Anne, the 7% claim is ridiculous. Those type of unsupported claims hinder the mission of ENENEWS

                      So taking in the fact that you talk about the mission of ENENEWS and I quote "these unsupported claims that hinder this mission" made we assume that you are the Admin..

                      to distract from the other points and letting us focus ONLY the Oxygen Level.

                      If I would be a troll, then why do I provide Government Critical Information and you dont?

                      Why are you saying this is all a waste of time?

                      Youre claiming youre a scientist…I actually cant see that because youre answer was "we know things of the top of our head"

                      YOU YOURSELF WROTE and I quote:am a scientist, I know things "off the top of my head". I know that the real O2 content is around 20.8%, closer to 21%, and that someone who starts a rant saying that O2 is around 20% is pretty goofy right out of the gate.

                      So who wrote about the rant? you or me?

                      There is good information from VanneV and the info from Sara was clearly mind bubbling but you just tried to discredit.

                      I am staying as long as the community doesnt want me out of CLEAR AND PRECISE REASONS.


                      I am new, yes but show me one proof that I wasnt trying my best…either with information about the Antidotes, the information about the Background information from the…

                    • zogerke zogerke

                      Good lord is is a ridiculousi kersnuffle. Just read basic most basic biology of human respiration. Maybe seven was a typo…..even seventeen is waaaaaay low.

                      And stock is a whiiwhatyo get guy…what he is, is what you get. He is strait forward and reliable and a known person on here, and a damn good troll jouster too.

                    • zogerke zogerke

                      It is the pressure differential up in the mts that makes for less available o2 to breathe. There is still about 21% o2 but less is available as it is more spread out in gas…boyles law…..there is the same amt of oxygen in air but thinner air means less to breathe.

                      In denver there is about seventeen percent less available oxygen….but still essentially the air is 21% and change oxygen atoms…..science.

                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      Argo, nobody is exposed and Stock knows what he is talking about and it's OK for all of us to disagree on the amount of oxygen that we think is in the world and atmosphere.

                      The bottom line is that oxygen has been steadily decreasing over a long period of time and there is no reason that it will not continue to do the same in the future.. 🙁

                    • Argo, you simply need to read the links provided. Refusing to read the links and then standing on an opposite position is not "doing your best"

                    • Argo Argo

                      I am not refusing to read the links provided..huh? Youre writing about oposing positions…to what exactly? I thought we are here all on one side..no?

                    • LOL you have only been here one day….

                      "I thought we are here all on one side..no?"

                      Anyone here can tell you what side I am on, but to show up one day and then say "STOCK HAS BEEN EXPOSED" seems suspect to me. What side are you on?

                      I am opposing the false idea that there is substantial oxygen depletion in the air.
                      To promote an untenable position is to allow easy pot shots at the anti nuclear crowd.

                      stock out

                  • HoTaters HoTaters

                    stock, that's why I found, too, re: oxygen levels, in NOAA and NASA data.

                    zogerke may have a point, but I don't understand why according to "Boyle's Law." Yes, a given, less oxygen to breathe at higher atmospheres.

                    I don't know, I hiked in the Eastern Sierras at about 9,000 feet recently, and it seemed like there was plenty of oxygen where I was. Didn't notice any change. I'm 20+ years older than last time I hiked there, and I'm a "flatlander" now. Subjective comment, but I'd have noticed the change there if there was a significant change.

                  • Argo Argo

                    so it is okay, that you were stating a similar source (you called her source unreliable) as VanneV (this whole argument is all about) but that was ok…am I really the only who caught that? WTF?

                    • No you are making up the "point" I respect Anne, but on this one, she didnt do enough digging.

                      Oxygen IS NOT leaving the world in any meaningful levels .095% is not meaningful since 1890

                      If we focus on shit that doesnt matter, it will distract us from shite that does matter.

                  • Ya, good chart, I hiked and camped at Haleakala, 4 days one trip. Definitely have to pace yourself.

                  • Angela_R

                    Obewan, that link appears to be a good chart for levels of concern for low oxygen. We also need indicators for toxic pollution.

                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      That would be nice and the chart also has the ability to show what would happen if these areas flip flopped via weather modification, low, high pressures or even say a vortex. Could these lower upper oxygen levels be pulled close to ground level is such events like a mixing of sorts. Probably at some level this kind of current change/mixing (flip flop) occurs sporadically..

                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      Also you do some math and could take that chart and add up all the percents of oxygen and then divide by the 29 or the representation up to 29000 feet elevation. This would/should represent the true average of atmosphere oxygen on planet Earth.

                      Highly doubt it will be/equal 21%! 🙁

                    • Angela_R

                      just like to add that
                      oxygen happily reacts with many elements, so it would be becoming depleted because of its inter-reaction with the concentrated matter we are producing, both by the continual splitting of atoms and man's desire to gather and pile other elements in concentrated forms. Nature did not do that!

                      However, imo, nuclear is by far the worst, because when out of containment, it produces more and more unstable isotopes, with its neutron multiplication expanding its insatiable appetite.

                    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

                      Certainly what we are doing is not natural..synthification is/appears to be our future.. 🙁

                  • Argo Argo

                    obewanspeaks, thank you for the great chart which clearly shows that the City of Aspen CO Residents reside in an area with 15.4% Oxygen and are not dead…
                    VanneV…this should clear that dragged question from today and proof youre right on spot with your postings…thank you obewanspeaks…

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                O2 Dropping Faster than CO2 Rising
                Implications for Climate Change Policies
                New research shows oxygen depletion in the atmosphere accelerating since 2003, coinciding with the biofuels boom; climate policies that focus exclusively on carbon sequestration could be disastrous for all oxygen-breathing organisms including humans Dr. Mae-Wan Ho

                “…Decrease in atmospheric O2 has been detected in stations around the world for the past decade, a consistent downward trend that has accelerated in recent years.
                “The largest fall in O2 was observed in the study of Swiss research team led by Francesco Valentino at University of Bern, for data collected at high altitude research stations in Switzerland and France. The Jungfraujoch (JFJ) station in Switzerland (3 580 m above sea level, 46o 33’N, 7o 50’E) is located on a mountain crest on the northern edge of the Swiss Alps. The Puy de Dôme station (1 480 m above sea level, 45o46’N, 2o 58’E) is situated west of the Alps at the summit of Puy de Dôme.
                “The research team confirmed the general upward trend for atmospheric CO2 and a downward trend in atmospheric O2. But since 2003 for JFJ, and mid 2002 for at Puy, there is a significant enhancement of O2 and CO2 trends compared to previous years. At JFJ, the rate of CO2 increase shifted up from 1.08 ppm (parts per million) for the years 2001-2002 to 2.41 ppm/y for 2003-2006; while the increase in (O2/N2) and APO (measures of oxygen concentration, see Box 1) shifted downwards…

                • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                  At JFJ, the rate of CO2 increase shifted up from 1.08 ppm (parts per million) for the years 2001-2002 to 2.41 ppm/y for 2003-2006; while the increase in (O2/N2) and APO (measures of oxygen concentration, see Box 1) shifted downwards to greater extents from –2.4 ppm/y and -1.5 ppm/y to -9.5 ppm/y and -6.9 ppm/y respectively….”

                • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                  One comment to this article:

                  kirby van horn Comment left 3rd February 2013 23:11:25
                  "One thing that most people are missing in the o2 discussion is the impact of aircraft jet engines running in the upper atmosphere. As a retired airline captain, I can assure you that jet aircraft are responsible for burning huge amounts of oxygen every day. I have heard from reliable industry sources that one Airbus A380 flight across the Atlantic burns more oxygen than the whole human race uses in a 24 hour long day. It scares me to death!!!! "


                • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                  Another comment:
                  michael e branum Comment left 8th January 2012 22:10:55
                  "ocean oxygen levels have been falling ever since Darvaz Pit was ignited,backfill darvaz pit the worlds largest oxygen consumer"

                  Door To Hell Gas Fire Photographs

                  “This place in Uzbekistan is called by locals "The Door to Hell". It is situated near the small town of Darvaz. The story of this place lasts already for 35 years. Once the geologists were drilling for gas. Then suddenly during the drilling they have found an underground cavern, it was so big that all the drilling site with all the equipment and camps got deep deep under the ground.

                  “None dared to go down there because the cavern was filled with gas. So they ignited it so that no poisonous gas could come out of the hole, and since then, it's burning, already for 35 years without any pause. Nobody knows how many tons of excellent gas has been burned for all those years but it just seems to be infinite there.”

                • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                  Another comment:

                  Brent Boone Comment left 6th May 2011 14:02:29
                  “Phytoplankton which creates over 50%of our oxygen.40% has died . the ph of our planets waters has dropped from 8.0 to 7.8– the die off of phytoplankton is increasing in rate. Coupled with the transition from rainforest to grazing lands, numbering in the millions of hectares and the great die off of forests in russia and canada, along with the demise of jungle for the plantings for palm oil etc etc–we will within the next ten years be only producing a small fraction of O2 that the earth is producing now. like how our government robbed social security for so many years and now it's running out–except you don't recover from oxygen deprivation.”

                • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                  oxygen depletion, a subject of great interest.

                  Normal air is about 190,000 ppm oxygen. Oxygen is decreasing 4 to 7 ppm per year, a seemingly insignificant amount. But I can FEEL less oxygen. Its claustrophobic. So a few numbers do not tell the whole story. Actually you often feel less oxygen at lower altitudes, the opposite of oxygen density. A complete understanding would entail so many details, and some may not be known.

                  Patients undergoing radio"therapy" experience anemia.

                  • Angela_R

                    "But I can FEEL less oxygen." Code, I understand what you are saying. I am NOT feeling it at present, but have in the past.

                    Being surrounded by trees, I believe, helps. If tested, I would think that the oxygen levels in my present vicinity, would be well in excess of those in the concrete Urban landscapes, we call cities.

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                Even before Fukushima, 40% decline in phytoplankton:

                Nature Stunner: “Global warming blamed for 40% decline in the ocean’s phytoplankton”

                July 29, 2010

            • HoTaters HoTaters

              The editor of Biotech News, J.A. Tosti, has written several medicine related articles. Unable to find any reference to the 1997 report on oxygen levels. I have written to Biotech News and asked them for a reference to this article. It doesn't exist in cyberspace, at least, I'm unable to find it.

            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

              Dying trees.
              Posted on October 1, 2012


              Many more citations in the comments about oxygen depletion. This link is to Bobby1's Blog.

            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

              “Walter Russell’s knowledge of the two basic Principles of the material universe, concentration and radiation, strongly suggests that the radioactivity is the ‘death principle’ of creation. In its natural environment, radioactive radiation is vital for the overall balance, however, when spread out across the entire world, it causes massive global warming and turns planet earth into a hot desert. Walter and Lao Russell explain in detail the reasons as to why this is the case in their book “Atomic Suicide?”, published in 1957.”


            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

              “Walter Russell, a visionary artist and scientist, predicted in his book Atomic Suicide? published in 1957 that due to man-made radioactivity we would experience a loss of oxygen in the air that we breathe. In a similar way to the predictions of Andrei Sakharov in the 1950's, Walter Russell's foresight is now coming true. Our current oxygen resources are low. The percentage of oxygen in the air is down to about 19 percent. (BioTech News 1997) The expected amount is 21 percent oxygen. Some experts say that we may have originally evolved in an atmosphere of 38 percent oxygen. But now, due to the loss of forests and ocean plankton, our two sources of oxygen production, measurements of oxygen as low as 12 percent and 15 percent have been made in heavily industrialized areas. This oxygen-depleted condition is a contributing cause of the generalized lack of well-being that many are experiencing. And it does not look good for the future. We need oxygen to live!

              “Trees and green plants provide about half, and plankton provide the other half of our oxygen. Phytoplankton, which are the base of the marine food chain, is declining. Various studies confirm this: plankton in parts of the Antarctic Ocean is declining up to 12 percent. (S. Weiler. Testimony to Senate Commerce Committee, November 15, 1991)

              “Trees absorb radioactive carbon-14 in place of stable forms of carbon and in this way they are gradually killed. The book, The Petkau Effect, by Ralph Graeub tells how…

            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

              "…Scientists believe that phytoplankton contribute between 50 to 85 percent of the oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere. … Phytoplankton blooms happen in spring when there’s more available light and nutrients….”

            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

              “…We need marine algae a whole lot more than they need us. Think about it, 70 percent to 80 percent of all the oxygen we breathe comes from algae! Without them we would really be sucking wind, but not for long! At this point, you may be saying, “Yo! What about the trees and other land plants?” Trees and other land plants are very important, no doubt about it. But for pure survival, we couldn’t make it without algae.

              “Why does so much of our oxygen come from algae? First of all, remember that the oceans cover about 71 percent of this planet and land is only about 29 percent. If we assume that every square mile of the ocean produces as much oxygen as every square mile of land, then this makes sense. The oceans would produce about 71 percent and the land 29 percent of the oxygen we breathe. Looks like we are in the ballpark, don’t you think…”

            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

              The Oceans are Dying: Oxygen is Depleting, Acidity Rising at Fastest Rate in 300,000,000 Years
              Oct 04, 2013
              “Oxygen levels are dropping and ocean waters are acidifying at the fastest rate in at least 300 million years when the greatest marine extinction in earth's history took place according to The State of the Ocean Report 2013 written by an international panel of marine scientists.
              “Today's explosive increase in human CO2 emissions and warming of the oceans are recreating the conditions of the great Permian extinction 300 million years ago when massive volcanic eruptions in Siberia triggered the release of enormous amounts of stored carbon. A leading theory is that deoxygenation and acidification of the oceans led to the bacterial production of toxic hydrogen sulfide gas which poisoned species dependent on oxygen. By the end of this natural catastrophe 90% to 95% of all marine species were extinct. The biodiversity of the oceans took 30 million years for to recover.
              “The next mass extinction event may have already begun….”

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

            Nuclear conflict and ozone depletion • Quick summary o …

            • HoTaters HoTaters

              Last sentence in the colorado.edu article, " … and so there is a high degree of uncertainty."

              • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                The entire quote is: "We have to rely on past events and models, so there is a high level of uncertainty."

                However, as more data comes in from the accumulating nuclear pollution and accidents, scientists are documenting the certainty that with the destruction of the oceans and forests, oxygen depletion is rapidly and exponentially increasing. And spraying chemicals for weather modification and burning of fossil fuels and the increased use of pesticides and herbicides because of wide spread use of GMOs are all adding to the catastrophe of nuclear technology.

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

            Identification of Oxygen-Depleting Components in MX-80 Bentonite
            2008 MRS Fall Meeting.
            Torbjörn Carlssona1 and Arto Muurinena2
            “After closure, the near-field of a nuclear waste repository contains large amounts of oxygen in tunnels and deposition holes. The bentonite buffer/backfill will contain oxygen as a gas phase in unsaturated pores as well as dissolved gas in porewater. The redox conditions in the bentonite filling after post-closure will change towards reducing conditions. In the initial stage, the development of the redox state is mainly governed by the depletion of oxygen. The main mechanisms of oxygen depletion in the bentonite are: 1) diffusion into the surrounding rock and 2) reactions with accessory minerals and by microbial aerobic consumption of organic matter [1,2]. The reactions leading to oxygen depletion are not, however, well understood. The objective of this work was to gather new information concerning oxygen depletion in MX-80. This was done by measuring oxygen depletion and changes in the redox state in suspensions of 1) MX-80, 2) a heavy fraction of MX-80, or 3) a light fraction of MX-80.”

            • zogerke zogerke

              But anne this is in a confined space, prob a permit required confined space at that, no ventilation or adequate dilution. Think carbon monoxide and how it kills, or a release. But dilution and ventilation replaces the chemical concentration with air which contains twenty one percent oxygen…..unless in a confined space…..

            • HoTaters HoTaters

              OK, but what conclusion are we supposed to draw from the article on Bentonite clay near nuclear facilities? Sorry, I don't understand why this is important.

        • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

          The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and What We Can Do to Avoid It
          “…It is this combination of acidic water and lack of oxygen that scientists fear could be lethal to corrals, plankton, and fish as manmade pollution increases.
          The coral authority Charlie Veron notes that there have been five mass extinctions that either wiped out or partly elimated the corals and most of the Earth’s sea life at the time. In each case, high carbon dioxide levels and acidic oceans are thought to have played a key role. And in every case it took ten million years or longer for the ocean equilibgrium to recover and for corals to appear again (pp. 95-96)….”

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        The Petkau Effect: Nuclear Radiation, People and Trees Hardcover – June 1, 1992
        by Ralph Graeub (Author)
        “A look at the dangers of radiation exposure argues that small doses could be up to one thousand times more dangerous than previously believed and includes documentation of how nuclear reactor emissions contribute to the death of the world's greatest forests.”

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        In addition, all the forest fires caused by global warming must be destroying oxygen. As well, every time something is sent into space it slices through the atmosphere and there is no healing from any of those wounds. HAARP also uses ionizing radiation and must also be destroying oxygen. Pesticides, herbicides, and dioxins, etc., must also be destroying oxygen. Fracking, and other chemicals used in mining uranium and fossil fuels must also be destroying oxygen.

        Technology cares more about profit than preserving either the environment or life, human or otherwise.

        • zogerke zogerke

          I think they are destroying the quality of air, but there is still 21 percent oxygen. Just lots of other crap that kills us and pollutes the biosphere. Anne i appreciate your posts but disagree with premise that oxygen is being depleted world wide…..though certainly we know the carbon dioxide levels have gone up in ppm'from like 275 to 325 to 350 to 400 and beyond. In an office building with poor ventilation, when the carbon dioxide level is at 800 or 1000 ppm everyone falls asleep. But the o2 level is still 21 percent, just contaminated by too much co2

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        The oxygen crisis
        Could the decline of oxygen in the atmosphere undermine our health and threaten human survival
        “The rise in carbon dioxide emissions is big news. It is prompting action to reverse global warming. But little or no attention is being paid to the long-term fall in oxygen concentrations and its knock-on effects.
        “Compared to prehistoric times, the level of oxygen in the earth's atmosphere has declined by over a third and in polluted cities the decline may be more than 50%. This change in the makeup of the air we breathe has potentially serious implications for our health. Indeed, it could ultimately threaten the survival of human life on earth, according to Roddy Newman, who is drafting a new book, The Oxygen Crisis.
        “I am not a scientist, but this seems a reasonable concern. It is a possibility that we should examine and assess. So, what's the evidence?
        “Around 10,000 years ago, the planet's forest cover was at least twice what it is today, which means that forests are now emitting only half the amount of oxygen.
        “Desertification and deforestation are rapidly accelerating this long-term loss of oxygen sources.
        “The story at sea is much the same. Nasa reports that in the north Pacific ocean oxygen-producing phytoplankton concentrations are 30% lower today, compared to the 1980s. This is a huge drop in just three decades.
        “Moreover, the UN environment programme confirmed in 2004 that there were nearly 150 "dead zones" in the world's oceans…

        • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

          “Moreover, the UN environment programme confirmed in 2004 that there were nearly 150 "dead zones" in the world's oceans where discharged sewage and industrial waste, farm fertiliser run-off and other pollutants have reduced oxygen levels to such an extent that most or all sea creatures can no longer live there. This oxygen starvation is reducing regional fish stocks and diminishing the food supplies of populations that are dependent on fishing. It also causes genetic mutations and hormonal changes that can affect the reproductive capacity of sea life, which could further diminish global fish supplies….”

          • Argo Argo

            VanneV, thank you again for the amazing research you have done…it will take me a while to go through all of them but I will…I am very grateful for that and your effort..great contributions need to be acknowledged..hope I am not the only recognizing this?

          • zogerke zogerke

            Yes, o2 rates in water vary widely.

          • HoTaters HoTaters

            Anne, agree the dead zones of great concern.

          • Argo Argo

            VanneV, a lot are saying one thing and another are saying another…I will work hard to come up with some scientific studies that proof or at least show a high probability that Radiation Fall-Out Isotopes are responsible for Oxygen depletion. I wish there were some Scientists out there that get funding on something as this, but I guess we wont see any as it would show the World what they have done…

            I quote again youre source: The Guardian a Mainstream Paper that has a hard reputation for not putting up any useless Scientists:
            In the view of Professor Ervin Laszlo, the drop in atmospheric oxygen has potentially serious consequences. A UN advisor who has been a professor of philosophy and systems sciences, Laszlo writes:

            Evidence from prehistoric times indicates that the oxygen content of pristine nature was above the 21% of total volume that it is today. It has decreased in recent times due mainly to the burning of coal in the middle of the last century. Currently the oxygen content of the Earth's atmosphere dips to 19% over impacted areas, and it is down to 12 to 17% over the major cities. At these levels it is difficult for people to get sufficient oxygen to maintain bodily health: it takes a proper intake of oxygen to keep body cells and organs, and the entire immune system, functioning at full efficiency. At the levels we have reached today cancers and other degenerative diseases are likely to develop. And at 6 to 7% life can no longer be sustained.

            • Angela_R

              Hi Argo,

              We have known of the depleting of the ozone layer for many decades and it continues to get worse.

              Today there is an article about the discovery of three new ozone depleting gases in our atmosphere.

              My simple mind queries: surely, they are not puzzled as to the reason why, when we know that we have highly unstable isotopes 'mating,' creating new elements, who when out-of-containment, continue to increase their lineage of descendants. These 'offspring' also have prolific isotopes who are desperately seeking to engage with another 'mate',

              so, generation after generation they are multiplying!

              • Argo Argo

                Thank you Angela_R…Very interesting post…this is certainly terrifying to what this might come about…at a certain point the exposure to UVB might be intolerable maybe? Will this heat the earth more? I will certainly make more research on this. Thank you again very much

                • Angela_R


                  You may like to add the Ionizing Radiation shown in a graph on 17th May., 2014. I have attempted on a couple of occasions to draw attention to the details therein. While an amateur study, it was, I would think, a supervised one.

                  Enter 17 May, in the top right hand corner on the current page to access the graph of 17 May. The graph is half way down the page. Note the maximum radiation is not on the outer edge of the magnetosphere, this causes me to wonder whether it really is cosmic radiation or if it is from our ever increasing dispersal of nuclear radiation into the atmosphere.

                  Check out the radiation level at the altitude of 38,000 feet, a flight height.

                  However, whether from cosmic radiation or nuclear sources, the high reading of ionizing radiation is of concern.

                  I address this to the members of the Science community and the Airline industry…
                  Is it possible that an expert could examine, evaluate and a determination be made re whether the altitude of flight paths could be lowered?

                  • Argo Argo

                    Thank you again Angela_R, good questions to the Science community…

                    240 Rads is quite a lot..(referred to as acute radiation syndrome within 24 hours)…this should be addressed as it has certainly on crew and passengers…WOW …I will write an Email to a Pilot I know (he flies commercial airliners) to see what he has to say about that and in the meantime ask at the local University. Thank you again…really great information

            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

              “…This lowered effect has been attributed to oxygen depletion during the irradiation caused by oxygen consumption in the photochemical reaction at a rate greater than the rate of reperfusion….”

            • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

              “…In The Petkau Effect, Ralph Graeub describes how radioactivity has harmed trees and forests:
              “’It is assumed that the decisive physiological damage resulting in current forest death must have begun during the 1950’s. This is depicted in a reduction in density and width of tree rings, and in reduced growth, which is true in the Northern Hemisphere and in the Himalayas….Neither aging, location, nor climate can be considered as the possible sole cause of damage….The growth ring of a tree shows exactly what effects the tree has experienced, both in terms of time and seriousness….During the 1950’s and 1960’s, there must have been a global wave of air pollution which caused the initial damage.’
              “The author speculates that it may not be just the usual chemicals which are so damaging to trees. And he notes that these trees are mainly within the 30th to 60th parallels of northern latitude. ‘This zone contains the most nuclear power plants — over 300 — and almost all nuclear reprocessing centers. Also, the vast majority of nuclear weapons tests occurred in this area.’…”

        • HoTaters HoTaters

          Citation for the NASA report, please?

          • steel penny steel penny

            i've enjoyed the spirited posts on oxygen and since i am barely more than high school educated i can't even joint the discussion. for the past 11 years (until last november) i lived on the east end of Maui. the changes i noticed in my environment there wasn't the lack of oxygen so much as the pollutants in the air. my Hana friends told me it was the VOG (volcanic smog) but more enlightened folks told me about the chemicals in geo-engineering. some days the hills and mountains around were smoky with these chemicals. headaches, burning eyes, young and old with asthma attacks, feeling lethargic and exhausted were daily experiences for all of us. my other observation was the increase of the intensity of the sun over the years. working out in the garden i could sense this increase. before Maui i lived for 4 years in Phoenix, AZ and worked outside, but the intensity of the sun wasn't what it is like now, it was hot but the rays didn't penetrated like they do now. i now live in Puerto Rico and i can feel the same increase in intensity. it's not a lack of oxygen but the added aerosols and feeling like i am being cooked that's my concern. just a note before moving here i spent 2 months with my sister in CA who has Morgellons. her docs tell her she's crazy, well i saw some pretty crazy things come out of her skin. what a world to live in!!

            • GQR2

              i noticed this super sun effect too Steele Penny,and i too have lived in lush climates and the desert southwest. This summer the sunny days aren't many,there is always a whitish plasma and the outdoor workers,natives that live here farming for generations are burning up with red skin vs. the gradual browning.

              The light is defuse but hyper reflective seems to me.

  • davidh7426 davidh7426

    This is a full view of Unit 1 & 2 exhaust stack…


    which can be found here…


    and by clicking on the pics in the report at the top of the page.


    I don't know about you lot, but that stack is most definitely warped, the leg to the rear, on the right, appears to be twisted far more than the others are, the same leg also has a most unhealthy amount of corrosion at the point just above the point where the tree line passes behind it.

    That stack is coming down, probably directly towards the reactor building right next to it.

  • This has been in the news before. The reality is that radiation levels are still too high to
    actually fix anything. This is the reality of a nuclear disaster er sorry accident. It happened before in Russia and will happen again maybe in USA or western Europe.
    With much of society ignorant there is little hope of a nuclear shutdown. The next accident will kill the industry, hopefully before it kills you or me.

  • Sickputer

    I guess they drive the dignitaries fairly rapidly past that hell spot.

    The news is never good from Fukushambles. A nightmare on earth for the world. But especially for Japan.

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture


    Nuclear disasters can't be fixed. Doctors can't fix the ailing people. Total waste.

  • slayer454 slayer454

    Fukushima facts and how to protect yourself


    What else can I say ?

  • moonshellblue moonshellblue

    I would not risk the ice wall as ground subsidence alone could send this tower tumbling but I guess it's just a matter of time at those high levels which deteriorate metal compounded by corrosive salt water and drilling for the ice wall but perhaps they assume since it has remained standing for 3 years it will survive. I hope this highly radioactive tower has been discussed prior to initiating this very risky ice wall plan. JMHO

  • Sickputer

    Ring it with a circle of huge cranes and fasten the booms to all sides. Couldn't hurt. They should be able to do this without too much exposure.

    Maybe they considered it, but think the site of "circling the wagons" would scare the hell out of Tokyoites.

    They should be scared anyway…the 30 plus million city is under a nuclear Damocles sword and it is unraveling fast.

    Madness in Japan..

    • moonshellblue moonshellblue

      That's exactly what I was thinking Sickputer, Damocles sword in reference to the tower, we'll actually the entire nuclear fiasco

    • mt1000

      my same idea …

    • NoFixedID

      Or a variation on Byron's idea below: string out cables in several directions, as they do with radio masts. That would at least control the direction and limit the distance the tower could fall.

    • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

      Madness in Japan.. 🙂

    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Sickputer, I was wondering same. Drop some "squares" around the stack in various sizes (larger on the bottom) using cranes. Somehow tighten them around the stack at various levels. Then drop stabilizing vertical bars directly down from the top. Then ideally find some means of attaching them to the top and bottom of the structure or drop some kind of "goop" or graphene netting around it ??? to hold the vertical bars and horizontal stabilizers in place.

      Maybe just a pipe dream. Just a thought.

      I think of rings being dropped onto vertical structures to stabilize them only in this case, you couldn't do anything to jar the structure or it might topple.

      But with Tepco's track record, they're likely to knock the darned thing over with a crane if they try something like this ….

      Am just trying to think of a method to stabilize the tower in place until a longer term solution might be found.

      (Think of building an "Eiffel Tower" type structure around the stack, only its vertical legs would rest inside the round portion of the stack. If done right & somehow stabilized at the bottom, it could provide some stability. Maybe.

  • ftlt

    The more scary part is the unleashing of the knuckle-draggers on the reporter and the lists.

    How much longer will open questioning of authority be allowed anywhere?

    • or-well

      How dare you have the gall to suggest
      there might be a reason to be suspish
      and question AUTHORITY ! – or even wish
      you might ask or make a request
      or cast aspersions on THE HIGH BLESSED !

      Put that person's name on the list !
      What list, Boss ?
      Any list ! Every list !
      Make sure none are missed !
      There's a category "ftlt" fits –
      that anon subversive who might need a hit
      along with those other enewser nits
      who think they can freely exercise wits
      and speak with no consequence – as if !

      OK. Hey Boss, heh heh, take a quess
      at whose name I just found on "Soon To Be Dismissed"…

  • byron byron

    Wondering if like they do with trees, attach a wire to the side where it would not hit anything and pull. At least it might not fall on the wrong place. A helicopter could lower a long hook device onto the top of the tower and grab hold then go sideways to where a winch could maybe safely pull it away from falling on the buildings?

  • Cisco Cisco

    "…humans cannot go near it." They are rapidly approaching a too-hot- to-go condition, site wide. It's only a matter of time before dozens of workers will be radiated at levels causing radiation sickness and death in hours. And, they are running out of fresh meat.

    I hear the sound of a Metronome, and it is ticking louder and louder.

  • NoFixedID

    Tepco announced in March that it intended to install some kind of shield over reactor 1 to protect it against the stack if it fell that way. Does anyone know if they did this? And what about reactor 2?

  • jonnyboy jonnyboy

    like a rotten tree that is leaning… get a cable around the upper section, and pull it down the other way….

    problem solved… move on.

  • Southbound Southbound

    GET UP THERE AND FIX IT! Quit pussy-footing around, hop in a crane, load up some anti-oxidation paint, and SPRAY THAT BITCH TILL SHE BE DRIPPN'! Quit your bitching and FIX THAT SHIT! Are you telling me that we have the capability of sending someone to the moon, and returning them safely, but we can't fix a RUSTY PIECE OF SHIT METAL?! Fix that shit, NOW! Get off your ass, and DO SOMETHING, JAPAN?!?!?!#%$%^^&*^%##&^**#$%!@!#%!@%$^@%&**


    • Southbound Southbound

      …sorry, nerd-rage got the better of me. I've been spraying pro-nuke trolls with Troll-Be-Gone all day on another site and I'm a little short on patience…

    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Yeah, Southbound, you go! My sentiments exactly. Rant on, and do a little extra for me. I've run out of rant energy.

      • Southbound Southbound

        I've been stomping out trolls all day on the latest TruthDig article. If you wish, follow it here:


        My tag is BrianP

        • bo bo

          Southbound I saw your hard work and raise my coffee mug to you!
          Darn, they don't let me down vote the shill 🙁

        • HoTaters HoTaters

          Thanks, I like Wasserman's work and I follow him on FB (where I never post anything, just "like" people and things. I follow Wasserman.) \

          On FB, it's easy to link to things one likes and then their comments and things you follow get posted on your page. Meanwhile, you need never say one controversial word ….

        • unincredulous unincredulous

          I liked this part: "Japan’s vegetable farmers are finding that they can put solar panels in their fields without hurting the growth of the crops, and then sell the electricity. They are bringing in 7 times from the solar panels what the land would produce in agricultural revenue."

          That may be the future of farming! Imagine as time goes on: a solar powered robot for each plant protects the plant from bugs, repairs it's nearest robot neigbor, picks the fruit of the plant, and passes the fruit to market.

          • GQR2

            Uni! Good Morning to you, you made me think, perhaps turning radioactive zones into huge solar farms, might be one of the very few uses that could come from that ruined land.? Of course this would make sense in a world that cares about the life upon it.

            * We aren't really dealing with how to manage all the great care and responsibility taking.

            Not sure how much maintenance and people around are needed for regular maintenance. But it might be one of the ONLY things the lands could be good for – in the future of this earth IF its still inhabitated.

            • unincredulous unincredulous

              I'm afraid the radiation would damage the solar panels, causing them to have a short life. Maybe if they were off the ground, and concrete parking lot was poured over the post-paradise land it would work.

          • bo bo

            I like this image uni… would make a great children's book too.

            • unincredulous unincredulous

              It might, unless they start to plot against mankind, like in I, Robot or Bladerunner; or they genetically manipulate the plants like Sonmanto, I mean Monsanto.

              Off topic, but I have been watching the "Continuum" series / Curious to see where it's going.

  • yosemite hiker

    Mother Earth is going to get even!

  • Again, seems like REPEATED old information.

    Published: October 4th, 2013 at 1:57 pm ET

    more Photos:

    Published: October 7th, 2013 at 5:56 pm ET

    It was noted by several Web Cam Forum watchers here on enenews that the tower was leaning. It was late 2012 or early 2013. Several people did before and after layover compares and it was indeed leaning. It's in the archives.
    (Web Cam Observers +1)

    IMO – It's amazing that there is something so hot nothing can go near it. I think this is just the beginning of many more metal fatigue failures to come due to high radiation combined with a lack of maintenance in a damp, salt air, earthquake prone environment. The facility will collapse relatively quickly upon itself if it doesn't sink or get hit with another tsunami first.

    On a positive note, the tower hasn't fallen… yet. 😉

  • Shaker1

    This thing would need about 6 acres of clear space to fall into, the space 1/3 as wide as it is long. See 6 acres of space anywhere there? Personally, I think they should choose a space that is least harmful, wire it so that with the next big quake it just might fall that direction, and cross every appendage that they possibly can.

    Actually, I like the ring idea to go along with the above. There's never going to be anything easy going on here, but that seems somewhat doable. Knowing them, though, they'd rather play with robots and other toys rather than commit some real effort that has some timliness.

  • I see, so instead of an "understandable" kitty litter mistake, there was a basic mistake that any chemist would pick up on out of the gate, and that is why we have over 500 dirty plutonium bombs spread among the country.

    hmmmmmm, and Farok Shariff was in charge of the disposal. Google that name.


  • WesternKyMan

    Emission stacks are notoriously difficult to deal with. Decommissioning of a plant that has run several decades with no accidents, the emission stacks are a PITA to deal with….other than the actual inside of a reactor, the emission stacks are one of the highest radioactive things at a NPP.

    The emission stack in question took the full brunt of the meltdown in reactor 1…. they vented who knows how much hot shit right out the top of that stack… its surprising that it doesn't glow.

    Right now, all of the nastycrap is inside that stack… if it falls, contorlled or otherwise… its a very bad thing.

    If the stuff that causes the 25 sieverts per hour gets spread around the immediate area, that would most likely be game over for Tepco.

    • WesternKyMan

      If that stack goes down and that 25 sievert an hour material get spread around in the collapse, then Tepco would have no choice but to just walk away and leave Fukushima permanently.

      No people on site = no ability to cool what is left of the cores… which would very quickly heat up leading a chain of very very bad events.

      Tepco is pretty much screwed on that stack…. all they can do is stare at it and hope it doesn't come down anytime soon.

    • bo bo

      WKYman : 'other than the actual inside of a reactor, the emission stacks are one of the highest radioactive things at a NPP.'

      I got curious about Chernobyl's vent stack – they had only just dismantled their vent stack this January.


      Here are some pictures and articles that show that process there –



    • I got one theory that says the stack metal was "activated" by nuetron bombardment during the prompt moderated criticality at unit 3.

      It is not adherent material on the outside stuck to the metal.

      It is the metal itself that is now radioactive. Otherwise it would wash off, etc. The rads have not been going down.

      • Stock, it might be important to have an "inform the public" campaign focusing on aging nuke plants… with pics of antiquated stacks, vents, structural weak spots. Show people what we face in the USA (globally too of course with the jet streams recirculating the crud) and why Fuki is our first horror show in the row of poison dominoes.

        Do all plants have cams that could provide good *see it with your own eyes* proofs of the vulnerability. I mean, they want to re-license a lot of these old ones….so are they going to build new vents first? The public needs to know this shit and we can't count on media to tell them. It's us, neighbor to neighbor.

  • Sickputer

    They may evacuate some areas (as they have done for years around Units 1-3) but they will try to do some remediation even if they are forced off the entire island. In such an extreme case I suspect they run bombing raids of sand, borax, and concrete on the worst areas, maybe the whole island.

    It would be the same actions that were considered but never used in the first month of the crisis. The Russians did it at Chernobyl, the Japanese nucleorats slumbered.

    Here's the famous photos of the 2011 10 sievert hotspots near the stack. The second photo really shows how massive the stack is. I will retract my circle of cranes suggestion. It is a big structure.


  • sistahawk

    TO ARGO : LYME DISEASE was put on us with some biological warfare project of england but they fund it took to long time in ilimination of the enemy – but since then it travels by birds and other animals and once these bastards suck – the long term effect is devastating..and so far uncureable..by reading you find also that there is a big coverup going on in sience by diagnosis of the diffrent illnesses that show up , caused by the same little warfaremonsters..theydo everything not to make connection in ,for example , the apperance of rheumatics in a child and a simple bite..

    • clamshellernh clamshellernh

      I have had chronic Lyme disease for over 10 years now , it's in my heart and brain .
      It took many years and nine specialists years to finally get the diagnosis . So many unnecessary diagnostic tests too that scare the crap out of me that I have had done , I'm talking radiological tests . When I finally found that I had it through Lyme literate disease specialist the disease had wiped me out emotionally and put a strain on all things
      all the chronic pain
      I am happy to say that since I've moved to the coast I've been better , I had to give up my life of being a horticulturist till this year when I said enough is enough I have to grow my own food again , so I'm taking over public spaces , I have underground composts too .
      So far so good although my joints have Been acting up again and the nearest Specialist is at the cape .
      This disease is now killing people with a new strain that's killing outright with heart attacks .

      I was bitten at least ten times with a rash , I was living in the woods. Now I have moved to the coast where surprisingly we don't have so many ticks .
      I was treated with the bernisconi protocol .

      • Yahu-Yochanan


        Have you tried class3 or class4 infrared cold laser therapy for your pain management?

        Class4 penetrates deeper causing pain relief and regeneration enhancement.
        They don't know why, but it's natural, safe and drug sorcery free.

        There are special glasses that you as a patient should wear while in treatment for eye safety. Lasers in the 4class are invisible to the human eye.

      • clamshellernh clamshellernh

        A nation of pain Judy foreman

        Judy Foreman has done a brilliant job of shedding light on one of the biggest problems in American medical care. The under-treatment of chronic pain in adults is an embarrassment to the medical profession, from inadequate education of medical students about any aspect of pain to a prevailing view that people requiring opioids for chronic pain are guilty until proven innocent. Sadly, even oncologists receive almost no training in pain management.

        The book is encyclopedic in scope, covering many research efforts, patient stories, and interviews from the nation’s leading pain experts. I can’t even imagine how much research was done to compile such a vast amount of information. This book is a gift to patients who have suffered unnecessarily AND to doctors who need more education and should be more sympathetic to people suffering with this prevalent and highly debilitating condition. When all is said and done, we are all but one major car accident away from a life of chronic pain. Judy Foreman gets a gold star for writing a book that should be required reading for all physicians.

        • clamshellernh clamshellernh

          I cannot help thinking however that the reason for my pain subsiding is due to the fact that this disease is not gone but lurking deep inside of me .
          I have read that a lot of diseases are on the rise with radiation on the rise .
          I would like to see some links to this if anyone has them on hand .

          • Yahu-Yochanan


            You have pleased the one that invented DNA, human thinks as usual he has conquered DNA; but has failed to realise that there is DNA within DNA, within DNA.

            Pain is in the mind, once you realise this your well on your way to a happy life; substantially pain reduced. Your pain wants to be your friend and be respected.

            We have lost connection with the Universe and Terra.

            With your condition you must consult an MD/Dr if ever considering taking iodine supplementation. This can impact people with potential heart conditions. (heads up)

            The answer to your question exists, just look to increases in morbidity since ww2. Cancer increases, disease mutation and resistance to antibiotics.The Australian bone scandal after atomic test botch up, where sr90 was spread over the nation, the government collected the bones of the dead without asking permission for years to cover up their devil mates crime. Cover up as usual. People died of bone cancer thinking it was nothing.

            The Christmas Island concentration camp where the Australian government places innocent boat people fleeing evil is where atomic tests were done in the near past. Can you imagine how they are being radiated?

            • clamshellernh clamshellernh

              Pain is in the mind, once you realise this your well on your way to a happy life; substantially pain reduced. Your pain wants to be your friend and be respected.

              Thank you
              I will google up all I can on this

              I will disagree with this however .
              While I believe that the mind is involved I and your pain pathways can be increased by it I cannot with good faith and personal experience have wished the effects of this disease away

              When you fracture your leg do you think your pain is in your head ?
              The book I recommend talks about this theory as well

              • clamshellernh clamshellernh

                While I believe that the mind is involved I and your pain pathways can be increased by it I cannot with good faith and personal

                I meant to say that we can open more pathways to pain when it is constant , chronic pain affects all your organs

                So yes the mind is involved to some degree but what came first

                • Yahu-Yochanan


                  I understand your reluctantly; I was once like you. With RSD the most painful pain syndrome known to human. I was told it was all in the mind and I rejected this for some time. Taking drug sorcery until I received divine intervention.

                  Without the mind there is no pain, no function, no movement. When you accept your fate and reconnect with your divine aspect you learn to switch on and off these connections to the brain stem. Yes the shell has a lifespan very much influenced by environment, drug sorcery and free will (not necessarily our own). A happy connected being can exist in vastly reduced pain, even to the extent of being rejected by the whole human race.

                  The mind is TOTALLY involved in pain, without the mind there is no pain.

                  Mutch of what I convey will be very hard to find on the internet because it involves faith and love, 2 things very lacking in this devil empire.

            • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

              I can… 🙁

    • Argo Argo

      Wow, Sistahawk, thank you…thats unbelievable …why is there so much cover up all over the world? I mean they say 6% of the population are psychopaths but there must be more people in the know…WHY are they silent? Blackmail? What have we become if nobody speaks up of terrible acts.. NOT THIS TIME…its over….I WILL SPEAK UP if I find enough evidence…

  • FXofTruth

    This stack….is what vents pressure and radiation into the atmosphere from the reactor in "normal times." Every reactor has one of these vents along with the statement: "Only low-level radiation is released if the need arises." But, that need constantly arises otherwise each reactor would blow open. Reactors are not the "sealed systems" people thought they were.

    This "green, clean, and cheap" energy monstrosity with their venting pipes, have been venting radiation directly off their reactors since the beginning. That is why the surge in cancer in the last 50 years…on top of the 1,000s of nuclear weapons test.

    This accident is not an accident because, it was well-known by the people who created this dirty bomb that reactors eventually breakdown…even faster when they lose their cooling water. Just like the actual builders of the Titanic knew that boat would eventually sink….everything is vulnerable to the whims of Nature. Man is not smart enough to challenge the power of Nature and win.
    Nothing but failures from Man's arrogance litter and poison the Planet's land, water, and air.

    That will ALWAYS be Man's destiny because he suffers from the desire to obfuscate more Power and Control of Nature and control over his fellow beings. The more Man tries to control Nature and other Men the more of a disaster he creates.

    Living in harmony (with Nature) and ensuring that the "right things" are done when using his technologies is not on the radar of…

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Well..they will have to keep an eye on the tilting tower as they work on the icewall..
    It's all good.

  • GQR2

    a spot of good news Japan drops charges against Free Lance Journalist.(for now) They have what is called a Kisha system,similar to what is proposed here,to only "certify" some designated journalists.
    _______ From the Article______
    Arrests, home searches, interrogation by the domestic intelligence agency and threats of judicial proceedings—who would have thought that covering the aftermath of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster would have involved so many risks for Japan’s freelance journalists?" Reporters Without Borders states on its website. "The discrimination against freelance and foreign reporters resulting from Japan's unique system of Kisha clubs, whose members are the only journalists to be granted government accreditation, has increased since Fukushima."

    Freelancers are often barred from news conferences, the press-freedom group adds. And the owner of the Fukushima plant, TEPCO, has "denied access to the information available to the mainstream media (which censor themselves)".

  • unincredulous unincredulous

    Mako Oshidori: "the government placed a watch on me."

    Mako Oshidori on the 400 foot tower: "What TEPCO is doing about this is they have appointed workers to constantly watch it. […]"

    It seems that the government truly is a product of the TV generation.
    It's nice to know they are watching. Hey, government guy, bring me a beer if you go to the 'fridge, will ya?

  • unincredulous unincredulous

    I wonder what reactor is in danger of getting struck if the tower falls over. Maybe it will rip off that kevlar tent, and the total wreck below will be revealed. If it's reactor 4, we may see proof of the fakery, as in the pristine fuel pool broadcasts that were probably destroyed or burnt up as some have said.

    Watch that tower, if it falls, cut the camera feeds…

    • GQR2

      Cutting the feeds is a real possibility. This is so outrageous to witness. These evil people running ram shod. Can we all agree the NWO is a fascist regime? Can we ? Does everyone here get that piece of our demise? The the democratic person we elected is a Nazi? Can you see it yet? Can you hear it in the lack of applause at West Point. The guy is handled by crazies,and is their henchmen.

      • Then we tell our neighbors, "Guess what…you've heard of the radiation we all get rained on us now from the Fuki disaster? Well, the latest is that the stack tower…25 Seiverts instant death in 20 minutes, collapsed onto a reactor….AND Tepco cut the cam feeds". Or whatever…get a couple backed up facts (potential rad amounts a layman can *hear*…keep it short).

  • Yahu-Yochanan

    Man like$ to cut corner$ for his anti-human corporation carrion ma$ter$. Tho$e in the$e non-human entitie$ are corrupted with wealth over humanity. They have become whore$ worshipping the god that they trust, but thi$ no god care$ not for humanity. How far has humankind fallen from connection with hi$ environment, like locust$ consuming re$ource$ without thought that he need$ to eat, breath air and function within that environment?

    One once said "forgive them… for they know not what they have done…" This time they know exactly what they do and as such are open to prosecution by nature. As part of nature we are all witnesses to this crime against humanity.

    Consume and die, save yourself, warn others to help save them. Walk away it's all carrion. A devils paradise with his attempt to create a sulphur lake, called the Pacific ocean.

    • unincredulous unincredulous

      God destroyed man with a flood. Man is not to be one-upped by a mere God. God said he would not do it again, but what about man destroying man? Didn't see that one coming. Which God was that, I forget? Zeus, Apollo, or one of the other Olympians? Jesus, or Moses, or Mohammed or Hare Krishna?

      Sorry, not meaning to get too off-topic, but it just seems to me to be "One Nation, under Nuke, with cesium and worries for all."

      • Yahu-Yochanan

        GOD destroyed alien polluted cross bread beings if your referring to the flood in scriptures.

        To say GOD destroyed man is an oxymoron, this world seems full with men.

        Man has decided to be a GOD unto himself and rejects his inner voice of reason.

        Reading revelation would show you all these events as happening now.


        People should stop putting the blame on GOD for their selfish evil.

        By the way this comment is very much ON TOPIC.

        • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

          Many like to think the UNI-verse is one….so long as they can hold on to their belief it isnt! Free Willy…got free of Mother nature, the ocean, cause and effect and cause…and effect….thats why men called him free Willy! But alas, he was only really free of the limits of mans widely differing, anthropocentric, linear belief systems….and not even if you look deeper. Ooopers…off topic?!?!?! Doh!

  • melting mermaid melting mermaid

    Fukushima, the nightmare from which I cannot wake. The bad ending only gets worse. The consequences only biomagnify. I wish Hollywood would write a happy ending for this, but the slippery slope has turned into the abyss. What a dumb way to boil water and murder your fellow man. What an utter disregard for life, of everything blue and green and beautiful. Ugh! I just want to scream at somebody. F you nukies, go back to hell where you came from! I'm sorry, I'm having an outburst. We cannot continue this way. We cannot survive in this " asphalt girded, machine dominated, biologically destructive and spiritually desiccated consumer society" and now it's radioactive. We are toxic to life. Tatally.

    • GQR2

      That makes two of us, prolly more about ready to out-burst. But to where? The echo chamber of a news black out. Its makes me want to kick something.

  • irhologram

    Just send a 747 into the tower. It will absorb the plane and both will pulverize into dust. The shock wave of the "into its footprint" building collapse will have survivable impact, while the Cat 5 hurricane 80 miles off-shore,, either needed to power up or generated by the technology, won't even make the news. Just ask Dr. Judy Wood.

  • weeman

    They have known about this stack for over a year now and they still have not put a team of engineers to come up with a solution or a plan.
    This is one off the easier jobs on site to handle and they can't even bring a stack down safely and sooner or later it will come tumbling down, what chance do they have of mapping the corium, none, zero, zilch.

  • Argo Argo

    I also want to add something…which is on my mind…

    So the Governments said, there is no need to worry for anyone about the radiation…
    Ill go with OK, but please provide ACTUAL EVIDENCE that no cloud hit the US back in 2011, that no Iodine 131 fell, that no Cesium has fallen on soil that the Plutonium is magically disapearing into the abyss of the 6th Dimension…

    PLS PLS show us your actual proof…

  • IN case anyone wants a quick science lesson….

    Brownian motion is a billiard ball effect that keeps gases fairly well mixed even in a closed room.

    CO2 is similar enough in weight to oxygen and nitrogen that they will all mix pretty well even without shaken or stirred. Any claim that CO2 is a heavy molecule therefore will all go toward the ground and choke us, is as absurd as Plutonium is heavy therfore it won't float far. They used that balderdash at WIPP and they measure Fukushima Plutonium in Lithuainia.


    Also for those thinking that CO2 which is increasing, will displace the oxygen and make the oxygen percent alot less, the answer is not hardly at all. CO2 is measured in parts per million, I think 350 to 400 is reality today but that is just off top of my head, Google it, O2 is measured in percent, 21% is 210,000 parts per million.

    Got it? stock out

  • Ana Ana

    I found a recent article partly in Japanese about damage to the inside Reactor 3. This technical article concerns a crack in the expansion joint of main steam pipe D in reactor 3 which is involved if the reactor SCRAM's. There are pictures of the crack just before the main steam isolation valve. It appears that this sort of expansion joint is used on all reactors in Japan. I fear that this design failure makes all of them vulnerable to earthquake damage at this specific part of the reactor. The Japanese portions are translated into English.
    Are there engineers here that know if American reactors also have this same problem?
    Ana in Sacramento

  • Dr. Detroit Dr. Detroit

    Hi everyone.
    I have been lurking and reading for a long time. i have been concerned since reactor three blew. seems I have been fighting corporations for over 20 years over heath and safety. I haven't worked for anyone but myself because the evils of corporations. I have been telling family and friends about the nuclear nightmare WIPP, Hanford, Fukishima. Seems nobody cares enough to research the situation.

    Wanted to thank all of you, for your efforts researching and then educating those that will listen.

  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Welcome Detroit! 🙂 Spread the enenews my friend..

  • Argo Argo


    I recommend to read more from the index of ratical…

    Quote from the Research above:
    here are similar value judgments made with respect to other health effects. The health problems are externalised, i.e. placed beyond the responsibility of government, and they are borne by individuals and their families.
    The risk/benefit decision making which arose from balancing `health effects' against `economic and social benefit' is based on risk and benefit to society, i.e. governments, rather than cost to the individual or family unit. Value judgments have been made as to the level of health effects and deaths `acceptable' to the public. Because of military control of A-bomb studies and military need for personnel to handle radioactive materials, many of these value judgments were cloaked in secrecy for the sake of `national security'.

    In a Democracy, all the Governments are just Administrators of the people i.e their actions should represent the voice of the people…

    I wish we could check, if acceptable deaths are in line with the wishes of all their citizens …if it is so..then this place deserves no other faith…

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