Japanese professor: “Soil contamination is spreading in the city” 60 km from Fukushima plant — “Evacuation must be conducted as soon as possible”

Published: July 5th, 2011 at 9:53 am ET
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Japan groups alarmed by radioactive soil, AFP, July 5, 2011:

Soil radiation in a city 60 kilometres (40 miles) from Japan’s stricken nuclear plant is above levels that prompted resettlement after the Chernobyl disaster, citizens’ groups said Tuesday. [...]

The highest reading in the city of 290,000 people far exceeded the level that triggered compulsory resettlement ordered by Soviet authorities following the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine, they said.

Kobe University radiation expert professor Tomoya Yamauchi conducted the survey on June 26 following a request from the groups.

“Soil contamination is spreading in the city,” Yamauchi said in a statement. “Children are playing with the soil, meaning they are playing with high levels of radioactive substances. Evacuation must be conducted as soon as possible.” [...]

Published: July 5th, 2011 at 9:53 am ET
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159 comments to Japanese professor: “Soil contamination is spreading in the city” 60 km from Fukushima plant — “Evacuation must be conducted as soon as possible”

  • CB CB

    Get them out of there fast!


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  • CaliMom

    These people are truly unable to see the forest, for the trees. What does it take for people to believe that nuclear power is not compatible with life. Here they go restarting some more reactors in Japan.

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110704003870.htm


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  • Too upsetting to see the world stand by and offer no relief for the people and their children and Japan’s failed leadership ! Disgusting period !


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    • WindorSolarPlease

      I agree, there has been No humanitarian efforts.

      With all these layers drifting this way Canada, US, Mexico just might be in the same sinking boat as they are. Were and how can anyone get away from this?


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      • WindorSolarPlease

        Correction:
        I agree, there has been No humanitarian evacuation efforts to get these people out, from any Governments that I know of.

        With all these layers drifting this way Canada, US, Mexico just might be in the same sinking boat as they are. Were and how can anyone get away from this?


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        • NoPrevarication NoPrevarication

          Wind and Solar Please: There is nowhere to run! Stand and fight nuclear power. It’s a small, small, world. Make it better where you are.


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      • StPaulScout StPaulScout

        “Where and how” indeed. Therein lies the problem. IF the number 3 reactor aerosolized some unknown number of ‘tons’ of MOX and it was ejected high enough to get caught up in the jet stream, or even just high enough to be caried by the wind to Canada, the US, Europe, Russia, China, (and around and around she goes, where she stops, nobody knows), well then, where indeed DO they go.


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        • WindorSolarPlease

          I wish I had the answer to where and how do we all go?

          I don’t know how they can stop Fukushima. They haven’t stop Chernobyl that I know of, so how can they stop this monster.

          The only answer I keep coming up with is: Stop this insanity with nuclear power, chemicals, and oil.
          The environment of this earth and the people can’t take it.


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          • StPaulScout StPaulScout

            I agree. The earth was never made to be poisoned like this and have all of it’s life survive. Nothing in evolution prepares ANY life forms for high levels of radiation and chemical polutants we dump, spray and emit into the environment every single day….


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          • WindorSolarPlease

            Now if we could convince all the Governments to agree with us.


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      • Freman

        Humanitarian DU Bombing of Libya in Africa, ordered by lolo Jr., now taking place, to prevent possible future inhumane action by Lybian leadership.

        lolo Jr. expresses confidence the people of Libya will see the logic and justice of his cause, and support his new leadership over their country.


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    • arclight arclight

      i agree with your statement… @risabee thanks for this link…
      http://www.nippon-sekai.com/main/articles/fukushima-daiichi-nuclear-power-plant-crisis/nhk-special-collaborating-to-create-a-radioactive-fallout-map/
      really interesting video series…brings it all into focus i think!


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    • Mica

      I can understand governments not helping. Governments are in bed with the nuclear industry. They won’t speak out against their own financial interests. But where are the private, non-profit organizations? Why so silent? I know it probably goes against the Japanese character, but what is needed there is for them to throw a few “necktie parties” for the TEPCO and govt. liars/traitors who are putting their families at risk. It needs to stop!


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      • arclight arclight

        i was trying to contact some ngos about a projrct and after researching a bit i came to the conclusion that if they didnt want to threaten the important work that were doing that they had to toe the line given by the government…greenpeace stepped out of line and they got barred from radiation testing within 12 miles of the japanese territorial borders at sea.. it must be tough being the head of an ngo in japan…!!


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    • Net

      The main stream media is silent. Shame on everyone. MSM is silent about floods, Calhoun, Cooper, and many other tragedies happening around the world. Instead, they are wasting our time with Anthony Trial.


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  • Wrath of Rads

    I knew that they wouldn’t take this chance to shut down nuclear power. The Japanese are terrified at doing what is not expected, and will continue the status quo, until the entire nation of Japan is destroyed by faulty nuclear power plants. Fukushima was their warning. Next time will be the nail in the coffin for Japan. If Fukushima wasn’t enough to stop this madness, then nothing will be.

    This spreading of radiation in Fukushima city is also probably due to fresh radiation releases from the power plants as well, seeing as that the reactors are contstantly pumping radiation into the atmosphere.


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  • maaa

    Think they just want people to stay and clean up the mess the government have created. Poor people.


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  • Be happy and it will go away.

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  • maaa

    Watch this clip and I’m sure those that choose to stay will leave immediately http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fgr5PNkW7xI&feature=player_embedded#at=269


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    • Misitu

      Hooray! But!

      In the infamous words of Douglas Adams,

      10 out of 10 for Matsumoto’s resignation

      and

      Minus several million out of 10 for his replacement’s aim of “I’d like to create a situation, as soon as possible, where people (in the disaster-hit areas) can feel rebuilding is going on,” erm should this not be “evacuation” ??

      Thanks for link risabee


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  • moonkai

    I swear this is surreal !! In Tokyo, it is like everyone has been hypnotized! No one cares. I mean it … like seriously hypnotized! I am going freaking nuts !!


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    • Whoopie Whoopie

      REally moonkai!?! Oh man, that’s horrible news! What’s it gonna take to wake them the hell up? I’m so so sorry.


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    • alasanon

      Good grief, moonkai. Come stay here! We don’t even have Cesium registering yet, not to mention big bad Plutonium.

      Many people have a death wish, I guess?

      I still can’t figure why they kept a multitude of outdated reactors on such an unstable fault line, etc. Are they inherently crazy? :(


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      • alasanon

        …make that “CRAZY?!!!”…


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      • moonkai

        I am not really scared for myself …although whatever they can tell us, Tokyo is NOT safe … but I can deal with that! But to feel so alone in my reality is actually the first time it ever happened to me !! It is scarier than any Fukushimas … I know hundreds of people here in Tokyo, cause of my business and most of them I know personally very well! But except few smart ones, they just go on and talk about the most irrelevant things ever. I lived the riots in LA where half the town was shut down and tanks roaming the streets of Santa Monica on a Saturday afternoon … I lived the big Northridge quake in 1993 (living only 10 minutes from the epicenter) … I lived Chernobyl in 1986 … but in any of those events, we were all united! We knew what was going on. We helped each other, we understood the danger ….but this is completely different ! And it is driving me nuts !! I want to tell everyone to DUCK for cover … but I am afraid no one will hear me. The silence is deafening !! Anyone here a good psy ? LOL


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        • Whoopie Whoopie

          I’m speechless. This is horrible news.


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          • ocifferdave

            Moonkai, it’s because this situation is on a level that far surpasses Chernobyl, riots, and the like. Those things had ends in sight, a “we can stick this out and it will be over eventually”. Not so in Japan. There is no end. It’s like everybody knows everybody dies, there’s no hope of getting around it. So nobody goes around talking about it or freaking out about it because they are resigned to it happening no matter what and therefore its better not to think or talk about it to remain happy. Yet, a few rare people DO think about death and it CAN change them for the positive, put them into action. Make them enjoy life to the fullest.

            You are in that world within a world. You still live on a planet where everybody dies. But now you live in a country/big city where everybody will have a shorter life full of health complications. A new fact of life that is so terrible, so unavoidable and unfixable that one cant talk about it…because if they DO talk about it then action has to be taken! And what action is that? Clean up Fukushima? Seems impossible now. Leave Japan? Like leaving planet Earth for some.


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        • alasanon

          I have the same feeling when I personally know about my friends’ and their children’s serious health vulnerabilities and they are rushing off to Hawaii or gulping down their milk with a smile… My gentle admonitions seem to fall on deaf ears? It makes for a strange & eerie phenomenon.

          Speaking of health, you should get out of there before it affects your health insurance rates! Also, wherever you go in the future, they may start doing “radiation checks,” like they do now with physical exams and credit checks for jobs, rentals, other privileges, etc.–?? Beat the rush, I say. You will say money in the long run, IMHO.


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        • dharmasyd dharmasyd

          I hear you, moonkai. Even on the coast of California I worry about breathing in a hot particle. So I can certainly understand your dismay at all the denial around you.


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        • jump-ball

          MOON?: Watts and Northridge and Chernobyl and Fuku I? That makes you a world-class Survivor, or someone with a nose for trouble! (If you move to desert cities CA, could you let me know?).

          Very sorry for what you have and are experiencing: causes me to think of the exuberant spirit of the VietNam refugees who unhesitatingly fled to their VietNam communities in the u.s. and seamlessly re-established businesses and new lives – a very inspiring story of individual political victims triumphing over kleptocratic, nationalistic, military opportunistic states, and re-integrating themselves in ethnic communities in a foreign country.

          The many u.s. Japanese urban communities should be urging and welcoming irradiated and endangered Japanese families and children to evacuate Japan and renew their lives in safer u.s. locations with their ethnic brethren, as did the VietNamese.


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          • Good post.

            The heroism and ability of the Vietnamese people to pick themselves up from nothing in a new land is well known, and something we should learn from.

            Staying in Japan seems like a foolish thing to do to me. It’s obvious things are bad way south of Tokyo.

            The first fish that swims from Fukushima down the coast to Tokyo will make it that much worse.

            Radiation will increase as time goes on, and if you can’t get through Homeland Security’s radiation detectors, you won’t get in. They might even put you in some kind of detention centre, courtesy of FEMA. Or, one of those plastic coffins they have stacked in thousands now.

            You’ll be stuck.


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      • Their craziness will be our death.


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  • moonkai

    Streets of Tokyo are filled with unaware and clueless vain people running their everyday life only a few km from one of the greatest tragedy in the history of mankind”. Somebody pinch me so I can wake up from this nightmare!


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      • moonkai

        yeah … thanks Whoopie … I will post tomorrow …. so much to tell ! There is so much going on here in Tokyo … There are scrapping school playgrounds, parcs, even the imperial palace … in front of our very eyes … and almost no one pay attention ! So much denial … it is hard to deal with it !


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    • odylan

      It’s amazing that you were in Chernobyl and now you are in Tokyo. I think, in fact I know, that there are unknown forces at work in the universe. There’s therefore got to be a reason why you were in Chernobyl and are now in Tokyo. I’m sure the reason will reveal itself in due course.


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    • mikael

      Have you had som sort of burning sensation, a very local(in a sort of a circle shape) inside your mouth.
      On the jaws/toth area, or anywhere inside ones mouth.
      It gives a burning sensation, and can be painfull, lastst for aprx. 3 to 4 days before it shutts down, and is gone.
      Twise I have had it, and I have never expirienced that before.
      I had the metal taste, the same as for all the people I have asked.
      I belive its the “hot particles”in the air, and I live in Scandinavia.


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      • alasanon

        woww. Scandinavia? I’ve felt mild throat irritation & skin irritation on a few occasions when I was in the rain, for example. I’m on the far East coast of USA. (no other symptoms that I know of, gratefully)

        I’ve read that just by taking aspirin or Quercitin (which reduces the damaging inflammation radiation causes) and things like Melatonin (protects DNA), when you have an exposure, you can reduce the impact.

        You should do something to counteract it if you have bad symptoms for that long!…

        This whole world is going to have to come down on these TEPCO stooges! Enough is enough.

        Didn’t they promise to raise that tent over one of the reactors by June 27th? What happened to that plan of action??!


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      • Godzilla

        Check with your dentist.

        There’s still plenty of fallout left from Chernobyl in Sweden, I think the milk still has to be checked for strontium and cesium there.


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  • jump-ball

    In earlier times of prosperity and an apparently cleaner environment, I dropped out of a Gurdjieff course, but today’s ignored world disasters cause me to think his philosophy may have ideas whose time has come:

    “Gurdjieff claimed that people cannot perceive reality in their current states because they do not possess consciousness but rather live in a state of a hypnotic “waking sleep”.

    “Man lives his life in sleep, and in sleep he dies.”[18] As a result of this condition, each person perceives things from a completely subjective perspective. Gurdjieff stated that maleficent events such as wars and so on could not possibly take place if people were more awake. He asserted that people in their typical state function as unconscious automatons, but that one can “wake up” and become a different sort of human being altogether.[19]” WIKIPEDIA:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gurdjieff

    “Man lives…in sleep, and in sleep he dies.”: that really gets me.


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    • Whoopie Whoopie

      Good God, that correlates we everything we see TODAY. Sheeple…asleep. Thanks for the lesson about him. He nailed it as far as everything we’re seeing. And esp could apply to what Moon just reported from Tokyo. ty so much.


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    • moonkai

      I like that a lot ! ;) Thx


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    • Mark Mark

      I once knew a philosophy professor and I asked him what the practical value of philosophy was and he replied “provides me with a salary”. Personally I believe, I believe….. well, I believe I should have a cold beer!

      Seriously, historically there is always a minority of aware people the majority are clueless. Case in point this web-site. Not the most popular web-site out there, way more people posting on facebook about their dirty dishes.

      Television, electronic games modern technology in general is an electronic opiate and the masses are figuratively lying in an alley with a needle stuck in their arm. But all you people on enenews rock! God Bless all of you!


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      • jump-ball

        What intrigues and bothers me is that the same hynotized majority of my friends who remain preoccupied with their daily diversions, are very alert and hostile to any suggestions of an impending threat or objective view of reality.


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      • There was a story in our paper today about how thankful the police are for Facebook (social media they call it) (and Twitter) for helping them arrest people in the recent riots in Vancouver, B.C. (Canada).

        Facebook is also the first stop for identity thieves.

        Food for the fascists. Helping them to arrest you more easily, for things someone posing as you has said or done.


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    • I’m with Gurdjieff.

      Have encoutered his philosophies before, but haven’t read him in depth.

      I think people like Ram Dass and Timothy Leary used to talk about him.


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    • Steven Steven

      You’ll know when you’ve woken up… you’ll start crying.


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  • Whoopie Whoopie

    NEW MAIN AT HUFFINGTON-just came through a Tweet
    Fukushima Spews, Los Alamos Burns, Vermont Rages and We’ve Almost Lost Nebraska
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/harvey-wasserman/fukushima-spews-los-alamo_b_886652.html


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  • odylan

    Give that man a medal :)

    I hope they don’t find him dead with a plastic bag over his head like the Japanese politician who committed suicide after blogging about radiation. Yes, it was definitely suicide. The police said it. One day after they after found him.


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  • odylan

    …AND YET ANOTHER CITY MUST BE EVACUATED CALL!!!

    Prof. Chris Busby (Aberystwyth, Wales) has called for KORYAMA CITY to be evacuated. His injunction, dated 24th June, is at
    1am.sakura.ne.jp/Nuclear/110623Statement-BusbyE.pdf


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    • alasanon

      I would listen to Dr. Busby!! And Greenpeace, for that matter!…

      The world is going to need some strong, healthy people remaining to sort out this mess. And bucking the crowd to make the best decision for yourself is a sign of strength!


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    • odylan

      that should be http://1am.sakura.ne.jp/Nuclear/110623Statement-BusbyE.pdf

      Just these two cities, Fukushima and Koryama, 630,000 people affected!


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      • alasanon

        Strong stuff from Dr. Busby:
        “It is my expert opinion that to permit children to remain in areas where these levels of contamination exist is irresponsible, will result in certain ill health and mortality and cannot be condoned in any civilised society. (!!!) It is particularly sad and ironic, in my opinion, that the country Japan, which suffered first and so badly from the effects of the radiation from the atomic bomb is now destroying its own children and their parents as a result of slavishly following the recommendations of a risk agency dominated by the nuclear industry and its supporting scientists, recommendations which are based on an outdated risk model, which has been shown to be false by epidemiological and theoretical developments for at least 15 years.”

        Chris Busby
        June 23rd 2011

        It’s particularly unsettling when the serious science types sound like they are starting to get emotional about this!! The stalwart leader for Greenpeace, who just visited Fukushima, also spoke on RT with a noticeable crack in his voice regarding the children at risk! It’s bad. REAL bad.


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        • alasanon

          [!!!] mine, added for emphasis


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        • arclight arclight

          good qoute and nice observation!!


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        • tony wilson

          prof busby has not been seen for ages.
          i hope he has not been got at.
          here is an old email of his.

          Wednesday, March 23, 2011
          Fukushima Now 72,000 Times Hiroshima Radiation
          Fukushima Now 72,000

          Times Hiroshima Radiation

          3-23-11

          Dr. Chris Busby verified today in an email that three spent fuel pools are totally blasted away and burned up. That puts the approximate radiation levels at 24,000 HIROSHIMAS x 3 = 72,000 times the radiation of Hiroshima now in the atmosphere. Remember, this is JUST from the spent fuel pools. Radiation escaping from the reactors is another story altogether.

          We have now all had time to evaluate what we believe is the truth behind the Japanese Nuclear Incident (or should I say disaster) and it has become clear that we have all been deceived by the Japanese Authorities, their nuclear establishment, the IAEA, the international pro nuclear groups and more importantly the so called experts that are invited onto the mainstream media channels to blast us with nothing more than total spin. We have heard from nuclear experts from Chatham House (the NWO voice box) and such people as Prof. Gerry Thomas and malcolm grimston from Imperial College London.”

          They all keep playing down this disaster without themselves fully understanding the implications on human health and the antiquated testing methods used in the assessment of potential victims. It is only when one listens to such people as Dr. Chris Busby that you get to understand the true picture of the side effects of contamination by ingestion i.e. depleted uranium etc.


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          • odylan

            It’s bloody sad, Tony. In fact it’s gonna get tragic. Especially for all those innocent kids.

            People like me, mid-60s, probably get Fuku cancer in 5, 10, 20 years. So what the hell. Gotta die of something. After Chernobyl 3 friends got cancer in cica 20-25 years. Many others dying like flies, never smoked, all that stuff. But you can’t prove it afer all this time. And that’s what the Japs are banking on. So that’s the way they think they will get away it.

            If only more of them had the courage to stand up, to get out on the streets, to demonstrate by the million outside the Diet. But, somehow (the average people in the street) I think they are now so brainwashed it won’t happen.


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          • arclight arclight

            i suspect that the research hes doing he would have to keep his head down…and he cant do too much until the msm starts to cover this story with the attention it deserves!! same thing with gundersen….maybe they know the stoeies gonna beak and there gaining more facts…i suppose from thier point of view they can only document the crimes they cant stop it. thier research will later help to prosecute all those involved in this cover up and resulting damages…and dont forget the nuclear lobby wont like that line of research!! hopefully the time to release this research is coming soon, i hope!! peace


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      • sickputer2 sickputer2

        Imagine the Fukushima City people payout based on these figures:

        http://www.mysinchew.com/node/60008?tid=37

        TEPCO will not survive financially if any more evacuation zones are established. So the Japanese government will have to step in with new ideas and new compensation plans.


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  • CB CB

    My other laptop computer has been hacked and does not work, make sure your firewall is enabled.


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  • arclight arclight

    attention!!
    i may have missed this but i signed the first petition and now there is the second fom green action japan
    thenumber of people wgve sigbed it so far are low, so spread the link far and wide!! thanks..and dont forget to sign it..
    Petition 02: Protect the Children of Fukushima

    http://fukushima.greenaction-japan.com/2011/07/01/petition-02-protect-the-children-of-fukushima/


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  • bleep_hits_blades

    the problems are certainly not just in Japan. However, here is something – pneumonia cases on the rise, certainly seems statistically significant though this info not discussed.

    http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread692519/pg1

    BUT – how about calling the health dept. where YOU live… I bet there are increased rates of death, statistically significant, among newborns and the elderly and infirm. But also probably this info is being suppressed. That book mentioned in a post here – DEADLY DECEIT – LOW LEVEL RADIATION, HIGH LEVEL COVER-UP – has a lot of good info in it and is probably available in most public library systems.

    I am 68 and have had a mild sore throat that his been coming and going, also a cough which though infrequent has persisted for weeks. And the last time I had a cold or sore throat or flu was over 30 years ago! I take pretty good care of my diet and health – but I am in the ‘elderly’ age range.

    And I live in Honolulu, which has been hit hard with the radiation, according to Leuren Moret – whose interviews/ lectures on You Tube and Alfred Lautremont Webre’s ExoPolitics website I cannot recommend too highly.


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    • alasanon

      Bleep,
      When I’ve got caught in rain or bad days, I’ve found that any throat irritation responds well to something as simple as organic, pre-311 applesauce. Apple pectin is very healing & anti-radioactive. I use such home remedies and presto–it helps neutralize the damage and oxidative effect of…whatever! But, do it right away.

      Modified citrus pectin (grab it at your local healthfood store) has the same benefits. It’s formulated for anti-cancer detoxification. Same for bentonite clay, heavy anti-oxidants, NAC, alpha lipoic acid, etc. See research tips on this site…

      You need to keep some baking soda and filtered water on hand to neutralize and flush whatever you’ve taken in right away. Gargle first with a higher dilution of baking soda & water. Then drink mix of 1/2-1 teaspoon in a full glass and you WILL feel better. It works, as many doctors advise. (you should do this regularly there, just not everyday) Good luck!

      Do you know if Maui is safer than Kauai, for example?…Thanks.


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      • Kauai is more dangerous:

        http://radiationnetwork.com/Message.htm

        Update: 6/23/11, 7:50 A.M. – Kauai Station, the “Perfect Storm”

        Yesterday, June 22nd, our network’s Monitoring Station on the island of Kauai, within the Hawaiian island chain, broadcast yet another Radiation Alert over the Network, at 8:08 A.M. local time – a 3 minute surge of 209, 456, and 186 CPM (Counts per Minute) respectively, accompanied by a generally elevated level leading up to that, and followed by another blip at 2:52 P.M. The Kauai station indicates it was raining at the time, so we believe the precipitation brought down Fukushima fallout from the atmosphere.

        This detection follows a similar, sustained elevated radiation level from the Kauai station on June 10th – see the Update below dated 6/11/11. Other than this, since the nuclear disaster in Japan, the stations on our Network that we believe to have detected Fukushima radiation in significant and noticeable levels have been limited to a couple of high altitude stations in Colorado, and an obvious one in Japan itself. So the question is, “What is so special about the Kauai station?”. In answer, I think we what have here is “the perfect storm”:

        First, of all the US stations on our network, Kauai is about the closest to Japan, some 3,500 miles away (Anchorage, AK is, too). And as mentioned before, within the Hawaiian chain, Kauai is the “remote outpost” farthest north and west toward Japan, as compared to our stations on Maui and the Big Island. Having said this, while proximity is important, weather patterns are of at least equal importance when considering radiation fallout.
        And speaking of weather, the Kauai station, situated on the north shore in the community of Princeville, is in a very rainy place, getting about 60 to 80 inches per year. Some other parts of the island are in a rain shadow.
        The radiation detector on the Kauai station is an external probe model, and the wand itself is mounted outdoors, protected under the overhanging eaves of the structure, but readily available to “sniff” the air, which in this case is often quite wet and occasionally contaminated, apparently.

        Beyond that, the Geiger-Mueller tube used in the probe is of the same pancake design as in the Inspector line of instruments, with a nominal 2″ diameter, finished out with a thin mica end window, categorizing this as an ultra-sensitive Geiger counter capable of detecting low levels of Alpha and Beta radiation, along with Gamma radiation.

        So there is your “perfect storm” – in relatively close proximity, amidst a rainy environment, set up for outdoor monitoring, and using an ultra-sensitive detector.

        The next order of business is to place additional monitoring stations around Kauai, in both high rainfall and rain shadow areas to provide confirming readings and to test out some of the theories offered above.

        We also need to correlate detections with weather patterns and movements of the jet stream, combined with any verifiable “releases” of radiation from Fukushima.


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        • jump-ball

          Good ideas on Kauai.

          Don’t want them to hear me say they are the canary in the coalmine, so I call them the possible ‘leading indictor’ of atmospheric radiation headed to the u.s. westcoast and eastwards.

          Known as the ‘Garden Isle’ because of it’s high rainfall, Kauai precipitation may reveal radiation that passes over other islands and areas receiving less rainfall, where it is not registered, but is still headed east overhead, to be precipitated and monitored later.

          My WAG is that these radiation patterns will soon or eventually be so clear as to be undeniable by the authorities and their media lackeys.


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  • bleep_hits_blades

    Alasanon,

    I don’t think that any of the islands is safer than any of the others, but don’t know for sure. According to the maps I saw, all the islands got the radiation from Japan.

    The problem is that I along with many others in Hawaii and the Mainland have probably inhaled several hundred ‘hot particles’ by now and the toxic radio-nuclides are still coming over and I am still breathing them in – no end in sight. Some of the ones now in my body are probably plutonium, the most toxic substance known to man. Even one particle can cause cancer.

    Thanks for the suggestions; however I do not know if it is possible to flush radioactive particles from the lungs.

    Certainly getting rid of all of them sounds on the order of impossible.

    So frankly I am probably toast. Although I am a ‘health food nut’ and have been taking some of the things you mention, plus I grow wheat grass and juice it and also carrots and apples and other things, trying for the less radioactive now. So avoiding leafy greens, etc., stuff I used to juice. Actually I eat almost entirely vegan, and my body is alkaline.

    I have been massively depressed since this happened and that is not good for the immune system.

    Also, we need to factor into the equation the fact that the on-going radioactive poisoning is not our only problem – also there are the chemtrails and all of the heavy metals in them, plus the truly sinister Morgellons GMO life form…. check out website STRANGE DAYS/STRANGE SKIES for info on this nightmarish subject.

    Re moving, Leuren Moret mentioned on the equator, in the mountains, because the upwelling of warm air there is kind of a barrier against rain-down of radioactive particles. Ecuador, Peru, maybe.

    But a lot of damage has already been done. We in Hawaii, also Bay Area and West Coast, experienced HAARP-directed rain storms right after Fukushima, lots and lots of radiation was rained down on us. Of course the entire Northern Hemisphere is getting the radiation. But I read that Hawaii is second only to Japan. West Coast of USA also getting a lot.

    Moving, for me, even if I were up for it, would be a bit like locking the barn door after the horse has been stolen.


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    • alasanon

      It sounds like you are fundamentally healthy and doing better than most there! At least you’re not reporting the metallic taste in your mouth, the weird sores, or the nausea effect! (what others in HI have)

      Actually, I saw on a few web sites that you CAN flush out Plutonium with the help of aggressive detoxifiying substances. I wish I had those sites now–but, I never believed plutonium could fly out here-ha! You are taking some punishment, that’s for sure. Don’t give up!!

      Remember, you’re just one stop from New Zealand…and I think you can get lengthy tourist visas there…? And as a retiree with income, many safe places will welcome you… Just lower your load!

      Oh, how I wish you could talk my friends out of their honeymoon there (but, on the other hand, they may be spared a blast from Los Alamos or NE???)… I hope a short exposure will not be dire. Thanks.


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  • VanneV anne

    Japan Meteorological Agency | Earthquake Information
    http://www.jma.go.jp › Home › Weather and Earthquakes
    Mar 12, 2011 – 08:11 JST 12 Mar 2011, 37.2N, 141.0E, very shallow, 4.8 …
    Japan Meteorological Agency | Earthquake Information
    http://www.jma.go.jp › Home › Weather and Earthquakes – Cached
    01:12 JST 06 Jul 2011, 37.2N, 141.0E, 10 km, 3.0, Fukushima-ken Hamadori … Prefecture, JMA Seismic Intensity, Station Name …

    http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/ – Page2RSS
    page2rss.com/page?url=www.jma.go.jp%2Fen%2Fquake%2F – Cached
    Page2RSS page: http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/ (http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/) … 10:39 JST 05 May 2011, 37.2N, 141.0E, 10 km, 3.5, Fukushima-ken Hamadori …

    2011/03/16,18:56 37.2 N 141.0 E 10 km Mj 4.4 E_OFF_FUKUSHIMA_PREF

    Focal Mechanism Solution Determined Automatically
    Strike Dip Rake Mo Depth Magnitude VarRed
    279 ; 123 49 ; 44 -106 ; -73 1.17e+15 Nm 5 km Mw 4.0 60.68
    http://www.fnet.bosai.go.jp/event/tdmt.php?LANG=en&ID=20110316185500&all=
    178
    M7.74(東京都)[]投稿日:2011/03/12 14:45:51 ID:rk40RH2O0
     第3報 (2011/3/12 14:45:42)
     2011/3/12 14:45:21 地震発生
     震源 福島県浜通り地方(37.2N,141.0E) 30km
     マグニチュード4.5 最大震度3


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  • VanneV anne

    1. Japan Earthquake Events from March 2011
    http://www.eqecat.com/post-event-reports/japan-earthquake-tsunami-march-2011.html
    2. M8.9 EARTHQUAKE NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

    http://www.eqecat.com/catWatchREV/secureSite/report.cfm?id=310
    “As of 14 March 2011, 15:04:13 UTC, USGS data shows 405 aftershocks, including one M7 event. Meanwhile, some seismologists are expecting another M7 event in next couple days as a result of stress realignment. View a map of the Japan Earthquake aftershocks.
    3. Quake moved Japan coast 8 feet, shifted Earth’s axis
    http://articles.cnn.com/2011-03-12/world/japan.earthquake.tsunami.earth_1_tsunami-usgs-geophysicist-quake?_s=PM:WORLD


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  • VanneV anne

    Interpreting the following 3.1 earthquake:
    04 Jul 2011 02:38
    Issued at 16:57 JST 04 Jul 2011
    16:52 JST 04 Jul 2011 37.1N 141.2E 20 km 3.8 Fukushima-ken Oki
    Fukushima Fukushima Hirono-machi Shimokitaba-oyachihara*
    http://page2rss.com/page?url=www.jma.go.jp%2Fen%2Fquake%2F
    [Lat. & Long.: Fukushima #1 37.233 141.015; Fukushima #2 37.317 141.026]
    A magnitude 3.1 earthquake is similar to an explosion of 45 metric tons of TNT, well below the energy release from an explosion of a small nuclear blast (1000 metric tons of TNT).
    “a magnitude 3.0 earthquake is similar to an explosion of 31.6 metric tons of TNT. “a magnitude 4.0 earthquake is approximately equivalent to the energy release from an explosion of 1,000 tons of TNT (a small nuclear blast.” [“What was that on the Richter scale?”, http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/volcanowatch/2008/08_02_21.html
    “As with the Richter scale, an increase of one step on this logarithmic scale corresponds to a 101.5 ≈ 32 times increase in the amount of energy released, and an increase of two steps corresponds to a 103 = 1000 times increase in energy.” [“Moment magnitude scale,” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moment_magnitude_scale
    Therefore, to calculate the energy release of a 3.1 magnitude earthquake:
    10^1.5 = 31.6228
    10^(1.5x.1) = 1.41254
    31.6228 x 1.41254 = 44.6684


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  • Novamind

    Is Anyone having any abnormal discomfort in Lungs/Chest, or Kidney/Liver area of the body?


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  • CB CB

    ARe these bugs, ash, or ufo’s flying around reactors.
    http://lucaswhitefieldhixson.com/lucaswebcamwatch.html


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    • VanneV anne

      Small drones are made to dash around like birds.


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      • Whoopie Whoopie

        Ummmm…interesting. Probably true too (drones). Who the hell knows WHAT their doing there anymore.
        I’m hitting the hay. Too much info for one day. These days the news is HORRIBLE and surely only to get worse and worse. I mean, how long is this shit going to go on. Chernobyl has TAUGHT US it never ends. Good god. I pray every night for the Japanese people…but to what avail!? I’m a believer…but I know in my heart HE does NOT come to the rescue like a knight in shining armor. It will take US to change our ways.
        Zzzzzz sounds good to me, every single night since 3/11=much worse than any f**king 9/11. See y’all tomorrow.


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        • odylan

          According to one news report I saw on TV the other day (might have been on RT, Euronews or Al Jazeera but I can’t remember which) the US drones are currently attacking 6 countries – Libya, Somalia, Pakistan, Yemen and 2 others I can’t remember. But you can bet they are all far from USA. :)


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  • CB CB

    I guess no news is good news. So here’ some fun, I took the online phyc test my wife sent me, It can’t be real cuz it says I’m 50% tarded.
    http://psychcentral.com/quizzes/


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    • NoNukes NoNukes

      I wish that “no news is good news” in this context, but nuclear seems to only do silent but deadly. We stopped hearing about Japan when it was clearly going to be a problem for over a 100 years, and so now I wonder why, being away for 2 days, there isn’t a single story on Nebraska.


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      • CB CB

        Yeah, nothing. I have been looking. Radio silence also in that area. No fly zone still in affect.


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      • lokay5

        I believe that in regards to Nebraska, that no news is bad news. If there wasn’t a problem there and they had a handle on the situation we’d have heard about how well things are going. Right ociffer, TOO quiet!


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  • CB CB

    Here’s something new, I hope another Fukashima is not unfolding.

    http://www.japc.co.jp/pis/tokai/monitoringr.htm


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  • ocifferdave

    It’s quiet. TOO quiet.


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  • CB CB

    Japan: Nuclear Advisor Resigns In Tearsis? Japan
    True any vid or info out there?


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  • UN: Only Green Technology Can Avert ‘Planetary Catastrophe’

    http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2011/07/05-5

    NEW YORK, New York – Humanity is near to breaching the sustainability of Earth, and needs a technological revolution greater and faster than the industrial revolution to avoid “a major planetary catastrophe,” warns a new United Nations report.

    “The World Economic and Social Survey 2011: The Great Green Technological Transformation,” published today by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs calls for investments of at least $1.9 trillion per year to avert this catastrophe.
    Many of the rainforests cleared for pulp and paper production are never replanted and simply abandoned. (Photo: David Gilbert/RAN)

    “It is rapidly expanding energy use, mainly driven by fossil fuels, that explains why humanity is on the verge of breaching planetary sustainability boundaries through global warming, biodiversity loss, and disturbance of the nitrogen-cycle balance and other measures of the sustainability of the Earth”s ecosystem,” the report says.

    “A comprehensive global energy transition is urgently needed in order to avert a major planetary catastrophe,” the report warns.


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    • milk and cheese milk and cheese

      Is anyone paying attention?
      I think we get all the news months, and in this case years, too late.
      We passed the ‘sustainable’ carrying capacity of Earth back in 1979.
      President Carter knew this and actually told the American people that it was time to conserve. What did we do? Elect Reagan and, like children, go off and have a wild party. We must now take responsibility for the consequences of our actions.


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  • hellomojo

    @jump ball. I’ve been in my mind saying that very thing. Im on Kauai and “we are the ca.art in the coal mine”. Breaks my heart. People are getting sick. My cat has been getting weird sores on her tail. Fur is looking strange. What’s an old gal to do…


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    • Looks like you’re in a bad place [see my post above or below about Kauai]:

      http://radiationnetwork.com/Message.htm

      Update: 6/23/11, 7:50 A.M. – Kauai Station, the “Perfect Storm”

      Yesterday, June 22nd, our network’s Monitoring Station on the island of Kauai, within the Hawaiian island chain, broadcast yet another Radiation Alert over the Network, at 8:08 A.M. local time – a 3 minute surge of 209, 456, and 186 CPM (Counts per Minute) respectively, accompanied by a generally elevated level leading up to that, and followed by another blip at 2:52 P.M. The Kauai station indicates it was raining at the time, so we believe the precipitation brought down Fukushima fallout from the atmosphere.

      This detection follows a similar, sustained elevated radiation level from the Kauai station on June 10th – see the Update below dated 6/11/11. Other than this, since the nuclear disaster in Japan, the stations on our Network that we believe to have detected Fukushima radiation in significant and noticeable levels have been limited to a couple of high altitude stations in Colorado, and an obvious one in Japan itself. So the question is, “What is so special about the Kauai station?”. In answer, I think we what have here is “the perfect storm”:

      First, of all the US stations on our network, Kauai is about the closest to Japan, some 3,500 miles away (Anchorage, AK is, too). And as mentioned before, within the Hawaiian chain, Kauai is the “remote outpost” farthest north and west toward Japan, as compared to our stations on Maui and the Big Island. Having said this, while proximity is important, weather patterns are of at least equal importance when considering radiation fallout.
      And speaking of weather, the Kauai station, situated on the north shore in the community of Princeville, is in a very rainy place, getting about 60 to 80 inches per year. Some other parts of the island are in a rain shadow.

      The radiation detector on the Kauai station is an external probe model, and the wand itself is mounted outdoors, protected under the overhanging eaves of the structure, but readily available to “sniff” the air, which in this case is often quite wet and occasionally contaminated, apparently.

      Beyond that, the Geiger-Mueller tube used in the probe is of the same pancake design as in the Inspector line of instruments, with a nominal 2″ diameter, finished out with a thin mica end window, categorizing this as an ultra-sensitive Geiger counter capable of detecting low levels of Alpha and Beta radiation, along with Gamma radiation.

      So there is your “perfect storm” – in relatively close proximity, amidst a rainy environment, set up for outdoor monitoring, and using an ultra-sensitive detector.

      The next order of business is to place additional monitoring stations around Kauai, in both high rainfall and rain shadow areas to provide confirming readings and to test out some of the theories offered above.

      We also need to correlate detections with weather patterns and movements of the jet stream, combined with any verifiable “releases” of radiation from Fukushima.


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  • hellomojo

    Yes I know. I check that site whenever possible. I have only mobile, but waking,lunch breaks, after work etc. I aalways check what doodoo we are being hit with. Seriously considering moving to a very small town in alaska.keep thinking of how possibly these local folks will act when the real news is upon them.


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    • milk and cheese milk and cheese

      Hellomojo, Alaska is also directly downwind of Fukushima. You would be trading location but the radiation would follow you. And if local folks aren’t up in arms when their children have had their thyroids exposed to radiation, they will never react.


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  • PoorDaddy PoorDaddy

    Here is a link to a piece on CommonDreams about nuclear industry whores being the only voice heard in the media.
    http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2011/07/05-7#comment-1868385


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  • milk and cheese milk and cheese

    I find it suspicious that there has been no news from Nebraska or New Mexico recently.
    And what happened to the other reactors in New Jersey and other states that ‘suddenly’ shut down? I’ll bet they’re all better now, eh?


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  • odylan

    Don’t forget to add the 517 nuclear bombs already exploded in the air of this planet – some of them with 8000 KT + (Hiroskima bomb was 13 KT). You can add all that to Fuku. No wonder there’s a worldwide cancer epidemic. :(


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  • Whoopie Whoopie

    four recently removed steam generators from San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station — will move through San Diego, Riverside and San Bernardino counties en route to a final disposal site in Clive, Utah.
    http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/region-28637-nuclear-components.html


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    • WindorSolarPlease

      Hi Whoopie,

      Will this be fully contained, or will this give off radiation to each State they drive through?


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      • Whoopie Whoopie

        I don’t know. Let’s hope it doesn’t. Sounds creepy doesn’t it? WAR ZONE.


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      • tony wilson

        Will this be fully contained, or will this give off radiation to each State they drive through?

        great news prince william and kate will be heading the gamma ray shining convoy in a custom lead line tank.
        barry o your so called peace prize winning leader.has urged patriotic peeples of americium to go out and wave at the couple and the nuclear material.
        take british and american flags and wave to show how great the 2 nations are.
        if you have the flag of israel all the better and france super all such great peace loving nations.
        barry otool obama stated that you will see 0 health risks from the plutonium encrusted turbines moving very slowly across america.
        some say this is another not so subtle way to spread cancer from state to state.
        this is silly : )
        obuma deals in facts and the fact is a full frontal gamma ray shine hit to the body could help a flagging sex drive.
        toot that horn wave that flag and embrace your death.


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  • WindorSolarPlease

    As we were on the road, a dust storm decided to blow through.
    It shook our car to the point, I thought we might be blown away.

    Then I remember about the hot particles and wondered how much radiation was blowing all around us.

    Tonight my throat hurts, and I’m having a popsicle.
    If it helps, maybe we should send Japan tons of popsicles’.

    Japan, you’re in a bigger storm, than I was just in. Evacuate.
    Don’t do as I did, sitting there getting pounded by a storm.

    EVACUATE, your storm disaster is not going to get better any time soon.


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  • Containment Dome Underway[?]

    http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/07/06/52840506.html

    Work has got under way to build a containment dome over the first power-generating unit of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant.

    Polyether sarcophaguses are due to be constructed by late September over the first, third and fourth units, which were damaged during the March 11th earthquake.

    The domes will be used for two years until all damaged reactors are covered in cement. Meanwhile, the Japanese authorities plan to check up on the condition of all national nuclear power plants in case another quake strikes.
    —————–

    Has anyone else heard that they plan to cover it in cement?

    They may want to hold off until targets are met for the appropriate number of people killed.


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  • Two 5.7M earthquakes – East Coast of Honshu [both shallow]:

    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_big.php

    MAP 5.7 2011/07/06 15:14:59 36.361 141.761 11.1 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
    MAP 5.7 2011/07/06 15:14:59 36.380 141.613 10.0 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN


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  • StPaulScout StPaulScout

    Concerning what Dr. Busby stated. Arne said that the spent fuel was way dirtier than a nuclear bomb. That nuclear bombs don’t produce anywhere near the filth spent fuel does. There were also more than one cores worth of rods in each of the reactors SFP’s was there not? Another interesting note, not once on any of the videos provided by TEPCO or JNN/TBS have I ever noticed them dumping water on any reactor or part thereof besides number 4. Has anyone else?


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