Leaked TEPCO report: 120 billion Becquerels of plutonium, 7.6 trillion Becquerels of neptunium released in first 100 hours — Media concealed risk to public

Published: October 15th, 2011 at 8:21 pm ET
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Yokohama, Oct. 15 — Mochizuki of the Fukushima Diary website is reporting on a June 2011 document that has been “leaked on the internet” which reveals that Plutonium-238, -239, -240, and -241 were released “to the air” from Fukushima Daiichi during the first 100 hours after the earthquake.

The amount of plutonium released is said to be 120 billion Becquerels.

It also states there was a release of 7.6 trillion Becquerels of Neptunium-239. As neptunium-239 decays, it becomes plutonium-239. (SOURCE)

Mochizuki says this report was made by Tepco for a press conference on June 6 and the media knew and “kept concealing the risk for 7 months and kept people exposed”.

Read More: Media knew 1.2×10^12 Bq of plutonium was released to the air in the first 100 hours

Report in Japanese here: 20110606008-2

UPDATE: Mochizuki has updated his post. It appears the plutonium figures are now 1.2 trillion Becquerels, 10 times higher than originally reported.

Published: October 15th, 2011 at 8:21 pm ET
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225 comments to Leaked TEPCO report: 120 billion Becquerels of plutonium, 7.6 trillion Becquerels of neptunium released in first 100 hours — Media concealed risk to public

  • Cindy

    So, It’s too late ? We’ve all breathed this stuff in already ? , AND whatever is still airborne will continue to be ingested ? Kicked up with dust, through the burning of radioactive debris ?

    What else aren’t we being told ?


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    • Yeh,… the goverment’s of the world new how bad this was !


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    • ion jean ion jean

      What else aren’t we being told?

      That the average male in the U.S. is urinating one million atoms of plutonium per DAY and that was BEFORE Fuku

      That Americans aged 48 to 55 consumed more isotopes in their baby food than any time in history which filled our bones with Strontium 90, now decaying to Yttrium which enters the soft tissue

      That recent findings in Chernobyl reveal that radioactive pollution sterilizes every species across the biological spectrum…mostly due to alpha emitters such as plutonium

      But remember, MIND is the Master Creator, BODY is the Slave so live, my friends, live in joyful rebellion and END ALL NUCLEAR POWER NOW


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      • StillJill StillJill

        ion jean said, “live in joyful rebellion”.

        LOVE, LOVE that! I am right there with you friend! :-)


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        • ion jean ion jean

          Thank you, thank you, I recently realized that rebellion is one of the few things that really gives me joy, right up there with children, pets, deciduous forests and music!

          I also support those feelings with blazing the trail of understanding atomic healing through herbs, clay, adaptogenic mushroom tea, things from nature that effect and deal with internal radiation pollution in a healing way…

          While my heart burns bright and strong with the fires of LOVE/ANGER/REBELLION/TRUTH (I had to get my brain off fluoride first, though)


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          • StillJill StillJill

            Very good point again. I kicked fluoride out of my water six months ago,…but still use fluoride toothpaste. Does baking soda and hydrogen peroxide really work well enough?


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  • Kevin Kevin

    120 billion bequerels of plutonium!!!!

    And thats is clearly just a guess.

    The future is dim.


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    • Bob Hardin Bob Hardin

      120B Bq seems like a lot, but it would only cover a seventy square mile with radiation at Chernobyl evacuation standards.

      I think the actual amount is much greater.


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    • luckyjay

      The “alarming” Plutonium number isn’t the story, kids.
      Those 7.6 Trillion Bs of Neptunium-239 decay into PLUTONIUM-239 (half-life, 24,500 years)
      So… 7.72 trillion Bs all tolled.

      In the first four days… 7 months ago! [facepalm]

      Bets on how many weeks before R1s burping tops 600 Sieverts??? I’m guessing 2.


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      • arclight arclight

        worth downloading…wont be up for long

        “directed by David Belhassen and Asher Hemias. The documentary won the award for “Best Documentary” at the Haifa International Film Festival and was featured as a documentary at the Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles in 2007.

        It is claimed in the documentary that the X-ray radiation used on the children was thousands of times beyond the maximum recommended dose and it is suggested that the program was funded by the United States in order to test the effects of large radiation doses on humans.”

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMp1tef4lg4


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        • arclight arclight

          patients who protested were put into psychiatric asylyms!! wow!!

          sounds like the physisits are bringing back anti nuke is a form of madness… lock em up!! :(


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          • In every nuclear accident those who have spoken up about symptoms of radiation sickness, metallic taste in mouth, and other problems have been smeared by authorities as being liars or being insane. There were many people told after 3 Mile Island that “we could report your symptoms but then they will come take your children away and lock you in a mental asylum since you cannot actually be ill.” Of course the mass hysteria theory for low-dose radiation sickness doesn’t explain why the farm animals also had the same miscarriages, birth defects, infections due to immune suppression, and so forth that the humans did. I guess the cows were reading anti-nuclear fact sheets too? Right… NO NUKES!


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  • lam335 lam335

    “News: Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency calculated China syndrome”

    http://fukushima-diary.com/2011/10/news-nuclear-and-industrial-safety-agency-calculated-china-syndrome/

    “…This is a symbolic fact that even when they “declare” it is safe, they know what is actually going on and calculate behind the press conference.

    Additionally, “China Syndrome” is probably going on, even though they kept on giving water, which is worse than they calculated.”


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  • oscar419

    I think most of us knew what was happening from the very first lie. I guess it has just been a matter of time until the truth/proof came out. Maybe just maybe not being exposed to the truth was a good thing as it would allow a glimmer of hope to remain.

    It may be time to say some prayers for every last bit of life/existence on planet earth, somehow I don’t think the ride is going to be very fun.


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    • lam335 lam335

      False hope is counter-productive. If people have good information, they can use it to make good decisions to protect themselves as much as possible, and this can save their lives and minimize the impact on their health. If people are told there is little or nothing to worry about (when in fact a massive cloud of poison has just been released into the air), then they will unwittingly allow themselves to be exposed to greater amounts of it than they would if they knew the truth.

      People who conceal vital information in the name of preserving people’s peace of mind are short-sighted idiots–they will destroy a person’s future life and health for the sake of their fleeting “peace of mind.” People who conceal such information to cover their own backsides/protect their own interests/limit their legal liability/etc. are simply evil. I am sure it was this latter motivation that led TEPCO to withhold this information. I have no idea what could possibly motivate any self-respecting member of the press to do so. Even if they were told not to report it, surely one of them would have had the integrity/concern for his fellow man to make sure that this information got leaked out to the broader public.

      If this report is correct, this truly is criminal negligence.


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      • Bob Hardin Bob Hardin

        So much is obvious. What is not obvious is what to do about the problem. That’s what I never see in these threads. A constructive discussion about how to deal with it. Or does everyone agree that we’re all fucked?


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          • roxy

            we have pretty much known since march, but havent wanted to believe, but its slowly unfolding before our very own eyes, and tacoma is miles ahead of you all.
            although nobody is ever 100% perfect in amnything they do, you cant take credit away where credits due <3 tacomagroove

            might as well screw on and soak up these precious years, its your early retirement, just remember, feel sorry for those all who are perilously working away for there futures?? what futures ??? el oh el ;/


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        • I posted a list of helpful antidotes via personal protection methods, below.

          However in light of the situation there is no reversal. We are steadily working our way towards the apocalypse we had all come to know and fear as children.

          It is not the end, but the beginning.

          In light of fixing the reactors, It is impossible to put the radiation back in to the blocks. The genie has left the bottle. However there is a good chance your survival is possible should you take basic precaution. Using your time wisely to understand the threats that you are faced with…

          It’s a very ancient saying,
          But a true and honest thought,
          That if you become a teacher,
          By your pupils you’ll be taught.

          As a teacher I’ve been learning –
          You’ll forgive me if I boast —
          And I’ve now become an expert,
          On the subject I like most.

          Getting to know you…

          Getting to know all about you. (Plutonium)!

          beginning to Hate you,
          And having hopes you Stay away. (radiaiton)!

          But in light of you
          Theres one thing I can say about YOU!

          I hate
          everything about you.
          What a shitty
          thing to be put through…
          DAY BY DAY!!!

          Sorry. Its stuck in my head…
          ;)


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          • Darth

            It is not the end, but the beginning. Taco

            Now, this is not the end. It is not even the beginning to the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. Churchill


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        • Steven Steven

          Hi Bob. I guess in many ways the robust nature of life is a good thing, but many of us have witnessed the prolonged misery of life extinguished slowly by terminal illness. Hopefully that robustness will see life triumph over this onslaught, but the price we and the planet pay might well be too awful to contemplate. Hard to be optimistic. The numbers don’t really mean much, after all the lies and obfuscation I doubt we know the full story, even now.


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          • I wanted to comment on the numbers…

            This press release only expresses 100 hours of radioactive contamination…

            4.04 Days.

            In respects to these figures.

            With the addition of the following 4 months (of the fogging).

            Multiplied by the hours of endless radioactive steam releases…
            This article only illustraites the true figures of plutonium release…

            Lets just do the math…
            4 months (I will estimate at 120 days).

            So 120 days at 24 hours = 2880 hours total…

            The release for the first 100 hours was 120 billion Becquerels of plutonium

            so
            120,000,000,000beq

            Lest use half the figure from above (as its likely that the figure may have decreased by 50% in the following 4 months) so 2880/2=1440

            Again
            120,000,000,000 x 1440 (half figure of release). =’s…

            1,728,000,000,000,000 Bequerrals at 50% or
            3,456,000,000,000,000 at 50%

            This is of the element plutonium alone…
            Here is everything you should know about plutonium:http://muller.lbl.gov/pages/PlutoniumToxicity.pdf

            Enjoy
            Emmy.


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          • Toxic Effects of Plutonium
            Plutonium is a dense, metallic element that (in the contexts dealt with here) is normally found in the form of an oxide, .[4] To understand the toxicity of plutonium, it is important to understand the mechanisms by which it can produce detrimental health effects.[5] Plutonium is primarily a radiological hazard, whose danger arises from the radiation dose delivered to various internal organs if it is taken into the body. Plutonium delivers a negligible radiation dose to human skin, because it emits alpha particles, which do not in general have enough energy to penetrate the skin. The chemical toxicity of plutonium (a heavy metal) is inconsequential alongside the radiation effects.
            The severity of the radiation dose, and the organs that are irradiated, depend primarily on the quantity of plutonium taken into the body and on the route by which it enters the body. In general, plutonium that is inhaled is far more hazardous than plutonium that is ingested, because it is more readily absorbed into the blood stream via the lungs than via the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Inhaled plutonium will deliver a radiation dose to the lungs; ingested plutonium will deliver a radiation dose to the walls of the GI tract. From either of these entry points, plutonium may migrate via the blood stream to selectively concentrate in the bones and liver.
            Plutonium exposure may produce acute health effects (e.g., inhalation may lead to pulmonary edema, and ingestion to damage to GI tract walls), or long-term effects, such as increased risk of cancer mortality. Relatively high doses are required to produce acute effects. Ingestion of about 0.5 grams of plutonium would be necessary to deliver an acutely lethal dose.[6] (For comparison, ingestion of less than 0.1 gram of cyanide can cause sudden death.[7]) Inhalation of about 20 milligrams of plutonium dust of optimal size would be necessary to cause death within roughly a month from pulmonary fibrosis or pulmonary…


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          • From Link posted in comment above


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          • Steven Steven

            Hmmm just checking for constant variables there, Tacoma.

            (I still don’t trust them thingies)

            :)


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          • Bobby1

            Tacomagroove,

            The dose rate of fatal plutonium exposure is not 20 milligrams, it is 27 micrograms. It is too high by a factor of almost 1000.

            http://www.ieer.org/ensec/no-3/puhealth.html

            And that is for plutonium-239. Plutonium-238 is 270 times as radioactive as Pu-239.


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          • Good eye at bobby1.

            It was a generic source. ‘ speed post.

            I will try to write a more effective paper, on the plutonium distribution.

            As it is a subject that needs more attention.


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        • Au Au

          There was a German man that was on enenews back in the beginning. I think his name was Manfred Scmidt- I could be wrong. But, his business has the technology to clean the venting radioactive air. He approached them in Fukushima but was turned down. If you are out there reading this—could you approach them again?

          There is also Dr. Shui Yin Lo’s Baser patent( that was taken over by the government) the high energy particle beam, that can burn radioactive sludge safely. That concept right there is the concept homeopathy is based on. Go in and treat the symptom with something that is similar but energetically stronger for a short time and it neutralizes the symptom.

          How to clean up the stratosphere and the fallout landing on everything and everywhere in the meantime…we are stuffed unless we could somehow treat this through an informational matrix.

          Other than the well discussed pro-active lifestyle changes,
          I also wear this system to make my body not so attractive to radiation:
          http://www.magnaquartz.com/science-behind-magnaquartz/

          We can only do what we can do…


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        • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

          I’m not sure if we’ll get any sort of agreement here.
          But I’ll vote…we are all f*cked.
          I’m glad there are very few suggestions concerning a fix.
          ..because there is NONE.
          The stats are just confirmation of what many of us have known from the beginning.
          The numbers for emissions might even be soft…considering we are discussing tons of material.


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          • Au Au

            Yeah, it is pretty bad.
            Yep…. it is.
            I try to think of the situation every which way and it always comes out the same. It is so incredibley sad. The saddest thing on earth.

            It would be nice if Tepco would be accountable. Even if they fessed up, it wouldn’t stop the leaks and the destruction of life that will go on for thousands of years.

            We need Superman or helpful aliens or another planet we can move to. That’s not happening so it does looks grim.

            They say inner peace cannot be taken away. Try’n real hard to have inner peace…so much cognitive dissonance.


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      • Misitu

        Agreed, it has been a deception, but the argument to my mind extends to who was party to the deception. One issue that keeps coming up for air is the nuclear industry defence force alluding to the communal need for cheap electricity.

        Putting aside for a moment the carefully crafted illusion that nuclear powered electricity is cheap electricity, the NIDF’s allegation only goes as far, in reality, as their having “persuaded” governments world wide that they need to support NIDF’s position(s).

        That the said govs. have weakly acceded to this says nothing about the legal reality, surely?

        Is this the same legal claim of the rapist that the victim was “asking for it” ?

        I think so.

        The reason that I think so is that only the NIDF knew all the risks: and were duty bound to disclose those in full.

        They did not.

        Governments, and Governed, have I feel no great part in this deception. The culpability falls directly into the scope and responsibility of the NIDF. It would be interesting to see a professional legal opinion on this.

        NIDF
        I just now invented this to make the argument clearer. I am sure that what it covers is obvious, at least to the proverbial man on the metropolitano.


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        • Misitu

          However, we can go further, having assigned culpability for the principal deception, to look at what happened afterwards, and it is as clear as daylight that governments did not act in the direct interest of the well being of the populations for which they are supposed to be responsible.

          Physical well being must come first. That is, first before other considerations. Hence the definition of safe and unsafe territories, and procedures, and the surgically precise delimitation of treatment areas and methodologies, are what should happen in cases of mass emergency.

          Items such as control of panic are subsidiary to the above and should appear in the later chapters, or indeed appendix, of the Accident Response documentation. That is to say the psychosocial aspects of the response are logistical components of how a government needs to act. As I said, the physical preparations should override.

          In that sense, the governments’ responses are defective and should also be the subject of a legal claim.

          Again, should a professional comment I would be happy to stand aside, but it does seem to me that this aspect of the disaster can be tried without reference to the culpability of the NIDF.

          Considerations as to WHY the governments have failed can be left to the deliberations of the court.


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        • StillJill StillJill

          “Nuclear Industry Defense Force”. Fictitious or not Misitu,…it DOES EXIST! I love it!
          NIDR. :-)


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    • Believe I said it in the first week here, If the government knew a meteor was going to strike the earth, would they tell us ?
      Answer is NO, they would want everything to go on as normal and hope for the best !


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  • oscar419

    btw: I don’t have a Scibd account, would someone email me the PDF?


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  • lam335 lam335

    So are they certain that the media actually saw this press release? Is there any chance TEPCO people drafted this more honest report, but then changed their minds and decided not to release it and instead gave the press a more positive-sounding account of what was going on?

    It seems hard to believe that the media could learn something like this and not a single reporter would announce it. What kind of a media do they have over there? And for that matter, why even tell the press at all if you are going to somehow order/compel them not to make the information public? It would make more sense to simply not tell them in the first place.

    Anyway, it is horrifying news for the people living in the vicinity of the plant–how could you NOT warn people of such danger?! How could any individual, company, or government official even think about not warning people of so significant a threat to their health?!

    This story also has me wondering more than ever whether it was possible, considering how much Pu was released, for at least some of it to have made its way across the Pacific. It’s incredibly scary.


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    • Doesn’t matter if they saw the report, we all know 2 reactors, thousands of tonnes of nukes burning out of control with un-speakable tonnage of fuel pools reacting in criticality !
      D O O M !

      I ” ” on the word, … “un-speakable” … and they didn’t !


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  • Sickputer

    It’s just one dagger to the heart after another…and Tepco could with a few words have just driven a verbal fence post through everyone’s hearts back in March and the people might have wanted to escape central Japan.

    Remember when Tepco said in late March there wasn’t any measurable plutonium and then the next day said they had “discovered” some traces not harmful? Now we know they had the real information within the first 5 days of the crisis.

    I want to share a blog article written 4 days after the Great Earthquake…it is terrifying to see how this blog’s “scaremongering” about Mox fuel has come true:

    http://www.freshrant.com/blog/media-blind-to-fukushimas-toxic-plutonium-burps

    Excerpt:

    Fukushima’s Dragon Wind

    While the other five nuclear plants on the site use an enriched uranium in which plutonium can result from the fission process and therefore be a byproduct as well, MOX is a far more toxic plutonium-uranium fuel mixture — a single milligram (mg) of MOX is as deadly as 2,000,000 mg of normal enriched uranium. The math is both simple as it is horrifying: MOX is 2 million times more dangerous if released in the environment.

    The incompetent and secretive TEPCO will be shoved aside and an international military-like operation will be put in place, but much of the effort will be too late.

    In the coming days we will observe growing concern to even panic among Japanese and the large foreign population, especially in the Tokyo-Kansai region. Food, water and gas shortages will get more severe. As dangerous cesium and other radioactive readings grow, most people will end up with no choice but be left with the option of staying in their apartments and sealing doors and windows.

    People will avoid going out during rain or snow to avoid radiation. Smaller but still significant numbers will abandon their houses and apartments and retreat toward southern Honshu, the main island of Japan upon which Tokyo lies.


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    • Sickputer

      A little more excerpt:

      http://www.freshrant.com/blog/media-blind-to-fukushimas-toxic-plutonium-burps

      “Smaller but still significant numbers will abandon their houses and apartments and retreat toward southern Honshu, the main island of Japan upon which Tokyo lies. As Narita Airport gets more congested and flights leaving the country become overbooked, those fleeing will attempt to book flights out of Osaka and Niigata.

      Japanese, who have been notoriously fussy about the “purity” of foreign food imports, will gladly accept rice shipments from Thailand and meat produce from New Zealand, Australia and the United States, as both the Japanese and the rest of the world refuse to eat dairy, meat and other food produce from Japan. Sendai, one of two great rice producing regions of Japan, will cease production for many years as that region’s agricultural and fishing industry collapse.

      5. In a worst-case scenario, a large region of northeast Japan will become so contaminated that rebuilding the area would be abandoned for decades until radiation levels subside, similar to the exodus from the region surrounding Chernobyl.”


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      • lam335 lam335

        Thanks for that blog post–I missed that one back in March (hadn’t yet discovered Energy News). It really is prescient, except for the statement that begins “In the coming days we will observe . . .” Who would have believed it would take SEVEN MONTHS for many people to start recognizing the magnitude of the situation? Who would have believed that even now, a great majority (in the U.S. at least) STILL haven’t grasped it?

        If there is any glimmer of hope in this chilling news, perhaps it will be the death knell for the MOX industry in the U.S. and across the world. This dangerous industry has been gaining ground because they realize that they have no other ideas for what to do with the massive amounts of plutonium-laced waste that has already been produced–and they have even had the nerve to claim that making MOX from de-commisioned bombs is advancing NON-proliferation (contrary to decades of conventional wisdom that recognized such re-processing would in fact INCREASE proliferation).

        Even if we can’t stop new reactors from being built and old ones from being re-licensed, the MOX industry MUST be stopped.


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    • westcoastgirl westcoastgirl

      I remember this article…it’s probably why I am not surprised by all the ‘new revelations’; horrified maybe, but not surprised.


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    • AFU used to call me a fear Mongler, because I would say how bad this was !
      God I wish I had been wrong, but I wanted everyone to know, … THIS IS BAD !


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  • Anthony Anthony

    And last week they offered ten thousand trips to the country? I do not understand what is going on, it makes no sense. Why would anyone considerate offer trips for tourists to somewhere that is perceived as a total deathtrap? I feel like I am the only one who is baffled and scratching my head. This is abnormal human behavior, it appears psychopathic. I don’t know what else to say. I feel like I am missing something key… so it woudl make some sense.


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    • arclight arclight

      @anthony….thought we would get alot of schills trying to impress the tourist board in japan… but even the schills dont want to go it would apear!!…lol! :)

      as exskf said cant wait to find out who and how many people will “win ” this prize!!


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      • arclight arclight

        @ stilljill
        know what you mean about internet explorer!! my computer is quick and it is trying to jam….the top explorer screen disapears for a second leaving the other (underneath) showing, then flips back???

        funny how enenews crashed as we got onto the subject of surveilance and the possible use of trojans.. eh! but maybe it was just admin stirrin us up??

        peace light and love to all you cool people and alien (spock) and furry creatures, oh and not furry creatures!!


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        • ocifferdave

          I noticed my browser is doing some wonky stuff too…time to run Malwarebytes (download it at download.com).


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          • arclight arclight

            wish it was that simple dave! stuxnet was a cooperation between siemens and “others” shall we say…in the interests of national security of course!! :)

            and this which i hereby call stuxenenews, is in cooperation with microsoft/others and “others” shall we say…in the interests of national security of course?!

            first they came for the communists, then the trade unionists, then the jews and then me! :(

            pastor Martin Niemöller


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          • Kevin Kevin

            Yeah my puter keeps hanging on this site today….

            whats up with that?


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        • StillJill StillJill

          Yes,…my flash player crashed last night while on enenews. My virus’s have virus’s! Talk about an exercise in PATIENCE! I’m learning. My computer is slower than dial-up now. Timed outs,…..windows can’t open that,…..even giving me mean “Crashed” faces now.

          I’d spend the $150 to have a geek come out and douche her,…but, for how long? And, $150 still buys a lot of clean food, if you know where to look!


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  • Kevin Kevin

    Meanwhile here in Canada the headline from CBC Reads

    IAEA Praises Japan for Nuclear Clean Up
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011/10/14/japan-iaea-surveys-fukushima-daiichi-nuclear-plant.html?cmp=rss


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    • Anthony Anthony

      Our leader has not even addressed this even once. I always considered Canada a most advanced society. I feel out of step with my *people*. It’s like a living nightmare, very Hitchcock, a real mind-game. A mind game with my life at stake.


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      • alasanon

        My thoughts, too…I’m an U.S. citizen, but after living for several years near the Canadian border, I came to trust their high-minded, uncompromising ethos. What happened????….

        Are all these countries going suicidal? Is Japan committing mass hari kari before our eyes??!! That’s just disgusting and deplorable.


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        • arclight arclight

          Are all these countries going suicidal? Is Japan committing mass hari kari before our eyes??!!

          i suspect if you follow the investment money for the really rich and their media politcal hollywood showpeople….

          2008 the best investment to put your money in…nothing can beat it…huge profits to be made….cornered the market…buy, buy, buy!!!

          2011 ooops!!

          hope that clears things up!
          :)


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      • lam335 lam335

        Are they committing mass suicide, or is it more like mass murder? They knowingly withheld information about releases that could easily destroy the health and live of thousands.

        In particular, how many children’s lives will be shortened and how many unborn babies will not survive to term because of it?


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        • Anthony Anthony

          I think someone looking at the planet from the outside objectively would report the Japanese people accidentally exterminated themselves. That they made poor decisions on an engineering level which came back to haunt them. After the accident they remained in the danger zone believing they were safe when they weren’t.


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          • lam335 lam335

            But in the long run, it will likely not only be their own people whom they have sickened and killed. Epidemiologists say that as the plume spreads farther, it doesn’t cause fewer cancers (nor fewer cancer deaths), it simply causes those cancers to be more geographically dispersed. They are killing people across the hemisphere.

            To say it is an “accident” obscures the negligence that contributed to its occurrence and the dishonesty that magnified its consequences. Not all accidents are the result of negligence, but this one was. They were warned a major tsunami could overwhelm them; they ignored this warming. They were warned about an earthquake. They ignored this warning. People have known for decades that the Mark I containments were flawed–the entire industry has ignored this (and is still trying to).

            Moreover, after the initial accident, they could have given people timely information to minimize the damage it might do to them as much as possible, but they chose to try to cover-up the magnitude of the problem instead–that was NOT an accident. It was a conscious and thoroughly immoral choice.

            In addition, they had potassium iodide tablets available, but they did not distribute them until DAYS after they were needed. There is someone in government whose job it was to know that they had it and that it needed to be distributed within a certain number of hours, but that person didn’t bother to carry out those duties. Ignorance is no excuse–it was their job to know this and to do it. This was criminal negligence.

            Accidents happen, but the consequences that follow can be more or less severe depending on the choices individuals make both before (in preparation for) and after (in response to) the accident. In Japan many bad, negligent, and selfish decisions have been made and continue to be made that have further magnified the accident’s impacts of human life and health (not to mention the life and health of innumerable other life forms…


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      • alexa

        Yes Harper came out to say a few days ago the bigger threat to Canada now is Iran. Really? What about the Canadian kids who will get sick and die? And the economy in free fall once the Vancouver real estate will tank? Who cares about Iran?


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    • Sickputer

      Canadian uranium mining pays for a lot of favorable publicity. How about this old chestnut from that article:

      “Japan’s nuclear safety agency has said the radiation that leaked from the Fukushima plant was about one-sixth of that released from Chornobyl.”

      SP: To say that Daiichi releases were 17% of Chernobyl on October 14 is a sham. Daiichi probably surpassed Chernobyl in the first week and is now far larger in emissions than that 1986 disaster. There is still quite a large amount of toxins yet to be released.

      I have been kicking around some numbers since I posted about the Black Death of the 1300s that killed 50% (200 million) of the population in the Northern Hemisphere.

      In 2007 the New York Academy of Sciences reviewed many Eastern European studies and said the Chernobyl accident caused 985,000 deaths and other serious health issues. Under political pressure the bigshots at the Academy quickly distanced itself from the report and the United Nations came out with their 2011 Chernobyl deaths report showing 62 deaths.

      So where is the truth? Low, high, or higher? In my opinion I would probably say there were millions who died prematurely and more will follow.

      So let’s say 1 million did die from the Ukrainian accident. It had a single meltdown and contained about 5 percent of the total uranium of Fukushima. Chernobyl was capped in about 7 months of work by the 800,000 workers (the Liquidators). So I estimate Fukushima has a factor of 20X greater for fuel tonnage. Then figure in the MOX factor…I would have to say that could make it 100X worse than Chernobyl. But the ocean factor (yes, that “vast” ocean that dilutes) could slow the death rate although that poison is going to remain deadly in the ocean floor or in sea creatures for a long time.

      So for the sake of compromise let’s say Fukushima is only 40X worse for deaths than Chernobyl…back to the pure tonnage differential.

      To Be Continued…


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      • Sickputer

        So for the sake of compromise let’s say Fukushima is only 40X worse for deaths than Chernobyl…back to the pure tonnage differential.

        Now we are talking possibly 40 million premature Northern Hemisphere deaths over the next 25 years from Fukushima. That 40 million figure is for the 7 months of emission as of today.

        So that is 6 million deaths per month. But wait…it’s not capped…so what will happen if it burns for another few months or years as it probably will? Every 3 years of emissions will total 200 million early deaths over a 25-year period. By the 25th year of emissions (in 2036) the expected early death rate would total 1.8 billion people.

        What does it all mean? That 33% of the population in the Northern Hemisphere will be early death casualties within 50 years. Kind of like the Black Plague century.

        This assumes another major nuclear complex will not meltdown at another location and since we have had two level 7 events in 25 years it likely there will be at least one more in the next fifty years. Those as yet unknown accidents combined could certainly accelerate the death rates.

        Once the world leaders realize the citizens have discovered the potential for massive early deaths it might spur them to try some more aggressive persuasion to the Japanese government on capping the runaway nuclear fuel. We shall see, because things are definitely a mess in Japan and radiation is flooding the atmosphere in many major countries of the Northern Hemisphere. They were able to conceal most of the truth about Chernobyl in the pre-Internet days, but that coverup is not going to work as well this time.


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  • alasanon

    When I see these reports, I’m very grateful for my good health…. for now! Appreciate your health while you can!!


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  • beamofthewave

    I am very grateful I sent my kid to the east coast to live with family, now I just got to get myself sent there too! Warn everyone you love not to eat that rice they are getting ready to ship out because I have no doubt it will not be tested when it gets here to the US for radiation.


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    • Au Au

      I am glad you could get your kid away from the west coast too. Good reminder on the rice that will be on the shelves if it is not already. Probably a fair amount of it will be going to Japanese restaurants and grocery stores. We get our rice Trader Joe. Grown in Thailand. Does anyone know if Thailand got hit with Fuku fallout?


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      • Sickputer

        >Does anyone know if Thailand got hit with Fuku fallout?

        Bangkok, Thailand is 2800 miles southwest of Japan.

        http://mappery.com/maps/East-Asia-Map.jpg

        The prevailing westerlies will help Thailand miss a lot. As it snows and rains more across the globe in the winter the radiation will fall in hot spot areas and even less will land on the countries to the west of Japan.

        But…some of the radiation particles will remain aloft for years and circle and recircle the globe in the upper atmosphere.

        Every location in the Northern hemisphere is at risk for those subsequent global wind passes.

        “The westerlies or the prevailing westerlies are the prevailing winds in the middle latitudes between 35 and 65 degrees latitude which blow from west to east poleward of the high pressure area known as the subtropical ridge in the horse latitudes. These prevailing winds blow from the west to the east, and steer extratropical cyclones in this general manner. The winds are predominantly from the southwest in the Northern Hemisphere and from the northwest in the Southern Hemisphere. They are strongest in the winter when the pressure is lower over the poles, such as when the polar cyclone is strongest, and weakest during the summer when the polar cyclone is weakest and when pressures are higher over the poles.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prevailing_winds


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        • arclight arclight

          Fears of Japan radiation spreading to Thailand played down
          Published: 15/03/2011

          “Thailand has eight radioactive monitoring stations. None has detected any radiation, said Siriratana Biramontri, director of Bureau of Technical Support for Nuclear Safety.
          The OAP, formerly known as the Office of Atomic Energy for Peace, will not impose a ban on foods from Japan as there were no reports of radiation leakage beyond the Fukushima area, she said. The government will send three doctors who are experts on radiology from Rajvithi Hospital to assist affected people in Japan.”

          “Thailand’s most recent experience in radioactive leakage was in January, 2000, when a group of scavengers illegally obtained metal containers carrying cobalt-60, a radioactive material used for medical treatment.
          The scavengers brought the material back to their home community in Samut Prakan province. After successfully dissembling a container, they fell ill.”

          http://www.bangkokpost.com/mail/226689/

          BEIJING, March 28 (AP) – (Kyodo)—China has detected a tiny amount of radioactive material in the air over the nation’s southeastern coastal areas, the official Xinhua News Agency said Monday.

          “Chinese monitoring stations detected radioactive material in the air for the first time on Saturday, according to China’s Nuclear Emergency Coordination Commission.

          The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex was hit by the giant earthquake and tsunami that hit eastern Japan on March 11.”

          http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9M89URG1&show_article=1


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        • arclight arclight

          repost
          “snow contains 5 times as much radioactive material than rain”

          just in case anyone missed this repost

          “The new study, which appears in the Royal Meteorological Society journal Weather, included data from winter 2006, showing that snow fell around the power station when the rest of the county stayed foggy, but dry.

          Dr Wood said: “What normally happens with freezing fog is a process called ‘super-cooling’, where even though it is below freezing temperature, it remains liquid.

          “To cause snow, you need some sort of particle in the air.

          “Around power stations, it seems pretty probable that industrial effluent acts as that catalyst.”

          http://www.witneygazette.co.uk/news/4658058.Cooling_towers_cause_snowfall/

          remember the snowfall after march 11th in japan?


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          • arclight arclight

            repost 2 cont….. seem to go together on hindsight!!

            “With the onset of the Northern Hemisphere winter, an intense surface high- pressure system develops over the East Asia continental region, centered south of Lake Baikal. The dominating characteristics of this anticyclone can be seen by noting the huge geographical area over which it lies. The anticyclone is sustained and intensified by strong radiational cooling over the frozen land mass and by consistent cold air advection from Arctic latitudes.

            The occurrences of winter season cold air outbreaks cause high pressure to extend eastward over coastal waters off the China mainland. Strong winds turning anticyclonically around this eastern extension of high pressure and the associated weather is referred to as a Northeast Monsoonal Surge (NEMS). These surges produce strong, steady, northerly to northeasterly monsoon winds along the East Asian coast near Sakhalin Island, across the Sea of Japan, the Yellow Sea, the East China Sea, the Philippine Sea and into the South China Sea.

            A cold surge or NEMS is generally progressive, starting first in the far north and then moving southward with time. A major surge takes about 6-7 days before its influence is apparent at near-equatorial locations. Blocking action, as detected at the 500-mb level near 160ùE, appears important in anchoring low pressure in the region north of Japan, and thereby providing a stationary channel for cold northerly wind surges. The influence of the winds, as indicated above, extends well to the south through the area of the maritime continent, which consists of the Indonesian and Malaysian Islands.”

            http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070305031852AAWMyKS


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        • arclight arclight

          Does anyone know if Thailand got hit with Fuku fallout?

          question answer is probaly

          …..is being hit with fuku fallout?

          question answer is very probaly (depending on plant emmissions!! :(

          plus we had elevated readings from the gieger dude in southern australia recently, since the winds from japan are blowing towards the west and south using the above annual anomoly….any sailors or meteorologists around to bust or support this unfortunate posit?? please start typing!! remeber you get a free trip to japan too!!

          peace!!


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    • Darth

      It’s too late. Anyone on the West coast has already inhaled their 5 hot particles a day during that release.


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      • StillJill StillJill

        You know Darth,….I don’t think most people really believe that,…even some enenews folks. They may ‘know it’ in their heads,….but it has not yet made the ‘two foot drop’ to their hearts.


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  • Regulatory capture This is what happenned in Japan and what is and has happened in USA, France, Canada, (me) Russia, Iran, India, Pakistan, etc, etc,

    “In economics, regulatory capture occurs when a state regulatory agency created to act in the public interest instead advances the commercial or special interests that dominate the industry or sector it is charged with regulating. Regulatory capture is a form of government failure, as it can act as an encouragement for large firms to produce negative externalities. The agencies are called “captured agencies”.”

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

    Those people are Pigs and all effort should be made to stop them


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    • lam335 lam335

      That phrase TOTALLY sums up the situation with the NRC. Do the economists offer any solutions for how we might fix this situation?

      By the way, your avatar is very cool–I used to watch that show as a kid.


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  • Democracy requires eternal vigilance, God Bless Everybody


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    • arclight arclight

      came across this….thought id post it :)

      “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty,” Thomas Jefferson reportedly said

      “Not only do we need information if a democracy is to function well, but we must have the competence to use that information in making decisions about our lives. That competence is something that develops, and it develops best with some direction and help.

      Again the written word – newspapers, magazines, journals – seem to be superior to sounds and images, even when the sounds and image are so easily recorded and distributed, as they are on the internet. The written word gives us a better chance to analyze the information more carefully, to consider the evidence for a position and the logic of the position, to evaluate possible objections.”

      http://www.everydaycitizen.com/2007/03/democracy_vigilance_and_words.html


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  • Leaked TEPCO report: 120 billion Becquerels of plutonium, 7.6 trillion Becquerels of neptunium released in first 100 hours — Media concealed risk to public

    WHEW!!!….Its only plutonium and neptunium.

    …When it becomes bajillion Becquerels of Milky Waynium, Mars Barnium or Kit Katnium then I’ll start worrying.

    party like its 1999

    red red wine


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  • To be more clear, in regard to nuclear energy, Regulatory capture This is what happenned in Japan and what is and has happened in USA, France, Canada, (me) Russia, Iran, India, Pakistan, etc, etc,

    Overtired here from work, Peace.


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  • TheWorldIsBlind

    OK so when i read the article under related posts reads:

    Report: 76 TRILLION bq of PU239 released from fukushima, 23,000 times higher then previously announced – August 29th


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  • stock stock@hawaii.rr.com

    I just linked the recent “crackdown” on vitamins with the nuclear disaster. Vitamins will protect us from some of the effects of radiation.

    There are very few vitamins that are bad for you in excessive quantities. Vitamin E is one of them, however if you take this as Beta Carotene (a form of vitamin E) then it is not a problem.

    Orwellian nightmare continues. Media pimping out against vitamins, which is exactly what we all need now for protection. Indeed, there is a devil and don’t underestimate him.


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  • dharmasyd dharmasyd

    Regime change — the total change of our crazy system, priorities, and obsolete govenments — is the only chance to end our nuclear obsession.

    I haven’t posted much here lately, because I am very involved in that regime change, in the evolution of our species and the planet.

    This evolution was mandated when we took the power of the atom into our hands. We must evolve the honesty, respect, and justice to use this awesome power responsibly.

    I think the #OWS / #OccupyWallSt / Occupy the World is the trigger for the required evolutionary leap forward.

    I hope it is not too late.


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  • westcoastgirl westcoastgirl

    All I can say is, it looks like tacomagroove’s posts about plutonium are worth respecting…

    Our only hope is that the plutonium landed somewhere other than all of our lungs. But that’s the big question…where did it go, and where is it now?


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    • Dr. McCoy

      The doctor says it’s everywhere. It’s in the food chain now.

      Plutonium in the food chain is unacceptable and unthinkable yet here we are.

      Japan is done. The third largest economy in the world gone, just like that.

      But the same beehive mentality that allowed an entire society to follow an emperor deep into the death spiral of World War II, has this time fucked us all.

      Pardon my French…


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    • Nuclear fallout engulfed the planet, Once released it was evenly dispersed over the entire planet, It is not privy to being only in Japan or only in the Northern hemisphere for that matter.

      It is completely dispersed in very concentrated quantities all throughout the atmosphere.

      I say atmosphere because It hasn’t landed in masse yet. I have been warning everyone that the radiation is coming in masse this winter (since March). This is exactly for the reasons I have mentioned in all my earlier posts. Avoid Rain, do not go out in the fog, and fear the snow.

      It is only when the water molecules attach themselves to aerial particulate that we will be bombarded by the fallout. Being the pacific drift has also made its way into the western coasts of canada the united states and soon mexico… There is a good chance our entire planet is surrounded by a plutonium dioxide radiation belt. (as this release supports). As well as the space shuttle going down due to electrical failure indicates that gamma radiation is indeed present in the stratosphere…

      Most atomic radiation is lighter than air, so it will stay airborne until the particulate is carried down by a host. A large proportion has indeed landed on the surface of the earth however the majority of the fallout is still indeed deep within the planets jet streams, and will be deposited heavily in our environment come this winter.

      These next few months are your last few months to prepare for the coming ‘Zardos’.
      This coming winter will test humanities ability to evolve both genetically and physically into the post apocalyptic radioactive environment.

      Only time separates us from our destiny’s.


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      • Darth

        @Taco,

        I don’t follow your line of reasoning.

        Surely all on the West coast have inhaled their 5 hot particles a day during that peak period that Arnie Gundersen first shared. Tokyo got 10 a day.

        The damage is done.

        Cancer rates will spike in about 20 years.


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      • Use your time wisely. Learn about preventative medical treatments you can perform at home, how to keep your emergency supplies as little’ly contaminative as possible. While downloading all information on radioactive prevention, geographical maps, and food preparation at your disposal.

        I recommend that you do the following.
        1. Have one laptop that is a emergency back up drive: (with two full batteries) in your emergency kid.
        With this machine download all radioactive survival guides, available online at: http://www.ki4u.com/guide.htm

        Download any other survival guides you can access on ‘outdoor survival’, game hunting, constructing shelters and food preparations.

        Next download google earth (the full program). This will give you maps to every location on earth including mine shafts, directions via public roadways, fresh water lakes rivers as well as the ability to scope out future survival locations. In the event you find that your present area of location is too dangerous to continue supporting you and yours.

        Take the time now to begin canning food in masse, as well as purchasing a large supply of 5 gallon water tanks; Or even cheaper begin to start refilling 1gallon milk cartons with water.

        Have several gallons of bleach on hand to perform sanitization tasks in your home. (this will be mainly for bacterial threats as it will not have any effect on Nuclear contamination).

        Make a list of preset jump locations, that you can travel to in the event your area community begins to experience health symptoms consistent with radiation poisoning.


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        • Have a personal backpack with a radiation jump suit in it. Including: heavyduty rubber / airtight boots, 2 Large sweat shirts, (one waterproof Jacket that is hooded) heavy duty. Safety glasses, 2 bandannas, 4 pairs of socks, 1 pair of socks, 2 respirators, With 4 backup filters, two paris of heavy duty sweatpants, 1 all weather / heavy duty pari of overalls, 1 pair of fishing pants (which are waterproof).

          Wear the Jacket over the sweatshirts. and fishing pants over the sweats. Multilayer them all together.

          Be sure that once you enter a new location / jump spot you change and decontaminate the suit vigorously. Each and every time that you use it.

          Keep a small 1 liter amount of bleach in your pack, with a full medical kit; bandages, antibiotics, medications, 1/2 gallon canteen or camel pak; Be sure to not puncture your suit and always have extra boots (your feet are the most important part of your body).

          keep friends and relatives numbers as well as addresses, on your person via a paper list. You shouldn’t waste battery power trying to access this information.

          Have extra batteries, as well as an emergency radio, candles, matches, zippo brand lighter (+ extra fluid flints), as well as paper pencil to take notes, and start fires.

          Keep exposure minimal to the outdoors, and always tell a housemate exactly where you are going and what time you will be back. & Never be late!!!

          Have a go bag ready with several packs of clothes, needed medical supplies, extra pairs of shoes, and socks, as well as any other needed supplies.

          Pack light. Do not bring anything that is of little need or value. Should you need to evacuate your home.

          Gamma radiation will not penetrate 6 feet of most matter. So any below ground area, or central building location (such as the center of the bottom floor of a two story apartment complex). Is ideal for a temporary shelter…

          Anyone else with tips and ideas should post below…


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          • kx kx

            train indoors in bicycles, its a long ride to osaka.


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          • westcoastgirl westcoastgirl

            TG, may I ask where you get the jumpsuit? Is this a hardware store item or something you have to buy online?

            Unfortunately, I can hardly imagine any of my family or friends going that far to protect themselves. ..maybe if I buy some stuff for everyone in case things get this bad…not sure how far I would want to go, either.

            Luckily I just moved into a place on the bottom floor of a house. Where my bed is is probably the safest place. Heck, I’ll just stay in bed, with my covers over my head. Could use some extra sleep, anyway…


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          • @Westcoast girl.

            You can assemble your own jump suit using available clothing on the market. Things that are water proof are great for outside layering, and several layers of any material underneath will protect against alpha and beta radiation.
            (The addition of a waterproofing layer above ensure that the material will not begin to seep into your inner layers)

            In reference to gamma radiation (it penetrates roughly 6 feet of mass). So it is difficult to protect yourself against this type of radiation.

            Although If you are in a home or a car for example, the additional distance from the window to yourself helps in minimizing your exposure rate. (radioactive particles release their energy in the form of waves).
            (Much like sound is a wave)…

            So think of gamma radiation as being a 6ft. sound length… To which the more you layer your self in any material, the less you will hear the sound.

            Its not so much that you need to put on 6 feet of clothing. However to give you an example of gamma protection: a lead vest that dentists use for x-rays would provide adequate protection from these very alike gamma waves.

            I do not advise you to buy lead vests, (which indeed you could purchase). However the main point of the jumpsuit is to put as much distance from you and harmful radiation as possible. The main thing it will protect you against is alpha and beta particulate…

            Here is an example of the types of waves created by alpha, beta, and gamma radiation:
            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Alfa_beta_gamma_radiation_penetration.svg


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          • Darth

            Excellent.

            @Taco – it’s the Churchill thing…

            Now, this is not the end. It is not even the beginning to the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. Churchill


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      • WindorSolarPlease

        Hi Tacomagroove

        Quote:
        As well as the space shuttle going down due to electrical failure indicates that gamma radiation is indeed present in the stratosphere…

        I know a satellite went down. What space shuttle went down? Oh gosh did I miss something?

        Thanks)))))


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        • The supply shuttle for the space station. (didn’t quite make it up there)… Stage 2 rockets failed to engage…

          A very expensive unplanned failure. (Which could be in respect to gamma radiation in the atmosphere).


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  • OneWhoRelates

    During that first 100 hrs, given those numbers

    The amount of Plutonium released ~ 2.45360204 micrometers^3 in volume
    The amount of Neptunium released ~146.25734 micrometer^3 in volume


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  • 3:30 everything on the is sluggish and slow to respond on enenews here ?
    Anyone else notice the severity of it ?


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  • Human0815

    This Report is even in the Tepco Files (WWW.tepco.co.jp),
    not hided away from the Public View!

    We was very, very, (one more time:”VERY”) lucky
    that the Direction of the Wind flowed in the Direction of the Sea,
    only 4 days (96h.) after the Catastrophe
    the Wind changed for our beautiful Town of Tokyo!

    And one more time: Japan is not deadly poisoned,
    there are parts with a super high Radiation
    and there are Places without,
    away from closing all Nuclear Plants worldwide
    we need an accurate Food-Management,
    with this we can decimate a lot of the Poison!

    And it is safe to visit Japan at the moment!


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  • fuck the becquerel numbers.
    how much is this in kilogramms/tons?
    is this supposed to be released by their venting?
    or an indirect approach to : yeah the cage was broken at that time and the lion left the cage? and you were right, the lion tracks all around where from a lion?


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  • kintaman kintaman

    “No IMMEDIATE threat to human health”. Thank you to TEPCO, Japanese government and NHK (including other media) for your lies. When the illnesses begin there will be nowhere for your to run and hide. The people will find you and hang you all.


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    • Unfortunately the military complexes, had been preparing for this situation for 50 years on your tax dollars. Watch Dr. Strange loves: how I learned to stop worrying and love the atomic bomb…

      That is a good one ;)

      In the aftermath of this crisis most government celebrities and first class citizens will have accommodations, to survive this situation. So humanity will move on… However you too can be ready for this situation by preparing yourself now.


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      • richard mancer

        i’m thinking that just as evidence of suffering begins to reveal itself from fuku, the MilComs will trigger a nuke war. Probably use Iran as the reason to detonate a big mofo nuke .. all in the name of anti-terrorism.

        Then as the cloud of nuclear winter encompasses the northern hemisphere, no one can just blame fuku & tepco. It’ll be Iran’s fault that the world is so ‘plutonic’.


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  • Grampybone Grampybone

    That is so much damn plutonium its really hard to fathom considering 50bq is means to worry about consuming food or water containing more than that. I have the feeling that Sickputer’s math on saying Fukushima = 40 Chernobyl is correct however there are some other x factors I would like to add. 3 full core melts + 1 full fuel pool would be a reasonable estimate. The X factor here is the fact that the cores are still burning into the ground. TEPCO even claims they have no idea where they are. Unlike Chernobyl where they knew where the core was this is a completely different situation. The cores are still burning so the initial releases do not account for what is still being released and what could happen if another hydrogen explosion happens. If you don’t know where the cores are or how much radiation will be released from a reactor that is continually in china syndrome than it is hard to calculate exactly what we can expect. The initial releases of radiation are bad enough yet we now know there have been additional problems that happened in August that have yet to be released to the public. This could explain the recent spikes in SR-90. Anyways, Sickputer you are a hero. Spirits be thankin you.


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  • Darth

    237Np is irradiated with neutrons to create 238Pu (half-life of 87 years), an alpha emitter for radioisotope thermal generators for spacecraft and military applications. 237Np (half-life or 2 days) will capture a neutron to form 238Np and beta decay to 238Pu.


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  • TepcoSievert TepcoSievert

    We are all familiar with the concept of “Chinese Syndrome”. I suggest we should now introduce the “Japanese Syndrome”, in which reactor meltdown is followed by media meltdown or silencing of most international news outlets.


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  • in a hard time of my live a voice spoke to me
    saying : be happy and enjoy life, it could be worse.
    and i was happy and enjoyed life
    and it got worse.
    translation of an european joke

    cheers,
    happy sunday


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  • Whoopie Whoopie

    Morning all
    New Tweet Busby on taking precautions.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qe6lxsl6Pbo&feature=player_embedded
    Yesterday was inspiring at the Protest! I felt so proud to be with so many great American’s who are fed up with WS and Big Industry. There were a few signs about Nuclear, so I felt right at home. Afterall, it WILL be Japan that WILL change the World.
    I’m having real problems with Google Chrome this morning, crashing every 2 seconds. Well not Chrome but Shockwave crashes. Restart did not help.


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  • Whoopie Whoopie

    Also I must apologize to the Poster I called a Nuclear Troll. It was a dumb DUMB move on my part. Name calling is really UNCALLED for that, I am sorry. :(


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    • lol, morning whoopie….

      I too apologize for calling irrad cali ignorant. However maybe he will learn from busby… Lol


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      • Why Am I always 1 step ahead of the news?


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      • Whoopie Whoopie

        Yes, I think what is needed here is restraint and compassion. Discussion is good. Name calling is not. Thanks TG for understanding. I almost didn’t post today I felt so embarrassed and regretful. Then I realized, life goes on, Radiated as it is. :(


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        • @whoopie.

          Never sweat the small things.

          Im still here and i post with pride:)
          So dont take offense that you are compassionate about the events taking place… It shows true commitment dedication and compassion. Ive told numerous shills to F off, as tactfully as I could ;)

          Makes me feel good too!


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          • Steven Steven

            @ Tacoma

            “Ive told numerous shills to F off”

            Let’s hope they were as you say, ‘shills’. Friendly fire incidents are one of the more despised acts of incompetence in combat, and as you inferred, you’re running a very light ammo belt.


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          • @steven
            and as you inferred, you’re running a very light ammo belt

            Care to elaborate?


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          • Misitu

            Good point Steven.

            I too, though, am unclear about the light ammo belt comment – and I have just had a search through the thread for the implication.

            It might have pointed to a lack of qualifications, making your subject vulnerable to credibility attacks from professionals.

            I don’t see any of the latter. Maybe this means that the NIDF/shills/mercenaries don’t come here any more.

            hummmmm.

            This might just be a negative development. I myself spent a bit of time in combat with wnn elsewhere, then dropped out for various reasons topmost being the need as I saw it to concentrate on enenews. But doing so inevitably lost some dialogue with the wnn NIDF.

            Loss of dialogue is probably inevitable given the horrendous implications of the fuxu calamity for the biosphere earth and the pathetic economic implications for the Friends Of Nuclear.

            However, for every 100 NIDFs who may be watching enenews, if only 1 or 2 a week begin to see the value of reasoned arguments, and change their viewpoint as a result, this would be a great result.

            Long Game On.


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          • Steven Steven

            Apologies Tacoma, I should have been less cryptic. My comment was intended to concur with your own admission, that you have been slightly on the over(re?)active side when dealing with what you perceive to be a negative comment from other posters (not just you, btw – there’s a veritable posse lurking out there, ropes, bullwhips and six-guns at the ready).

            Basic human rights are ‘built in’ to our legal system (at least in western law) such that rather a guilty man go free than an innocent man be punished. It drives the police nuts but it’s there for a reason. Any less is simply barbarism. Any attempt at justification for behaving below this standard is likewise merely an excuse for regression to archaic antisocial practises.

            Considering how serious you (appear to) think the situation is (and you make some valid arguments btw) I’m actually suprised that you feel comfortable with your treatment of certain people here. If you are correct, surely now is not a good time to be making enemies, unless you are under the impression perhaps that the road to heaven should be littered with the corpses of anyone who disagrees with you :)


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          • @Steven.

            This is why I missed you. “A plague of both our houses”.

            Two households, both alike in dignity,
            In fair Verona, where we lay our scene,
            From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,
            Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.
            From forth the fatal loins of these two foes
            A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life;
            Whole misadventured piteous overthrows
            Do with their death bury their parents’ strife.


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          • Sounds fitting wouldn’t you agree…


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          • Steven Steven

            Fair enough.

            “In peace there’s nothing so becomes a man
            As modest stillness and humility:
            But when the blast of war blows in our ears,
            Then imitate the action of the tiger;
            Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood,
            Disguise fair nature with hard-favoured rage;
            Then lend the eye a terrible aspect.”

            Henry V, William Shakespeare


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          • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

            Peace.. freedom…hope….MERCY….these ideals have to be fought for…
            These goals are not presented… out of nowhere… like a magic covered basket in the woods.


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  • more or less.
    i hate that disaster-topping that normally is a feature of Mass media. (“isnt it cruel how all those slaughtered bodies make a sound when torn” and all that stuff)
    present ^^data^^ and let everyone think about the consequence is a more up-to-date way to communicate
    thats especially true for the young colonies, a 200 year old mixup telling a 6000 years culture to leave homeland …


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  • Whoopie Whoopie

    test
    Major problems with Shockwave. If this appears, any suggestions?


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    • The shock wave glitch is due to the report posted in the article, when you move the page arrow down, the source code hangs temporarily. This is because the computer has to choose between scrolling down Just the page.. or scrolling down the scroll bar that is located in the report posted above…

      Just to answer your question…

      ;)


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  • TheWorldIsBlind

    did any one see my earlier post? ENE had an article on Aug 29 that said 76 TRILLION bq of PU not 120 billion. wtf is going on here? Taco u were all over that thread too


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  • @TheWorldIsBlind.
    The difference is this specific report highlights 2 developments…

    1. Media knew very early in the crisis that plutonium had been released from the reactors. (while withholding that data). Which is attempted murder here in the states.

    2.The release of 120 billion / happened in just the first 100 hours in the crisis. (It is not the total estimate of plutonium released during the crisis).

    As you can see the total estimate (that I based off this report) for the 4 months following these 100 hours… (Which I had posted earlier in this thread).


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    • Technically anyone that had access to the information highlighted above, that did not release it. Is criminally responsible under the charges (criminal rendering of evidence and criminal omission in respect to 30,000,000 attempted murders)…

      Right?


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      • @Occifer-dave Wouldn’t those be the appropriate charges in law?


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        • TheWorldIsBlind

          goodness…. just thinking of how contaminated Japan really is makes me feel so helpless. yesterday at work, I have 2 jobs – i work as an accountant – and just do saturdays at an OB steakhouse – I was at OB and was asking friends of mine if they had any clue about Fukushima – and no one knew – or had the slightest idea what i was talking about. Shows how effective the cover up is working.


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  • radegan

    Finally the truth seeps out. Of course, tomorrow they will announce an entire cache of old Radium bottles was found accounting for every bit of radiation. Then they will announce cold shutdown of one of the reactors and throw a “happy party” for the workers. And the next day they will admit the possibility that one of the reactors might have a tiny hole in the bottom, leaking some small amount of the core, impossible to measure due to faulty gauges reading impossibly high radiation.


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  • thelili

    I’m hoping you all have the common sense now to start printing and emailing all of these articles. The governments are now officially watching Enenews-which means they are going to try to shut it down.

    That’s why you have slow service now. They have keylogged this site.


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    • roxy

      thelili, nice try, actually, as tacoma explained, the site and page isnt loading correctly in Internet Explorer because of the Macromedia Flash content problem, its hanging the browser, (simple fix would be to use firefox and not IE) nothing to do with anything else, and the use of a keylogger isnt going to worry anyone im sure, whats the point in doing so?

      but i have suggested, we need to mirror this site, and the admin needs to get some backups together, because no doubt there are people fuming about this community, those that are guilty, eg. tepco and various organisations, not to mention any others.. heh


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      • I have to take my original stance and agree with roxy, unless you can provide information as to how you know for certain that the site is being keylogged.

        I see no reason to key log posts that are technically publicly displayed.

        I also feel the lag is only flash script / hanging. Having nothing to do with a logger.

        I also wanted to comment if big brother wanted to know what we were typing. He would likely easily be able to do so (with no lag to be noticed).

        I do take your post seriously, so please explain what evidence you have established, in order to support your claim. As it is a very serious one at that.


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      • Sickputer

        TG. typed these words of wit:

        >In the aftermath of this crisis most government celebrities and first class citizens will have accommodations, to survive this situation

        SP: Quite true. I was thinking about how many millionaires in Tokyo have already deployed significant defenses… Elaborate state-of-the-art full house water supply filtering systems even for bathing, HEPA air filtration systems, and of course imported food and drinking water. There will be no Fukushima blended rice on their table.

        And oh look… The richest nuke proponent in the world has fled his $150 million dollar home on the west coast to rent a puny little $12 million dollar house in Florida ostensibly to see his daughter ride in an equestrian event that is going to last 5 months! Just renting because he may find even real estate in Florida won’t be worth much after a few billion more plutonium particles land in winter. Then it will be time to pack the ponies and head for Chile.

        http://donvuitton.com/bill-gates-ponies-up-600k-for-florida-winter-rental/


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    • Misitu

      As mentioned earlier: any idiots watching may JUST be turned by the value of clearly expounded and logically connected argument.

      That’s why I for one am happy to continue contributing.

      You never know when you might just hit somebody’s conscience button.

      M.


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  • excecutioner

    this thread is slow because of the scribd script.
    fukushimadiary has the same problem.


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    • Au Au

      and what does that mean exactly?


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      • Sickputer

        I don’t think it’s flash because my iPhone has been dog slow for two days and no Flash to blame. Slow on my PC also. I will check Macbook later.

        PossIbly just heavy requests… Kind of like a bot attack to simplify… But not malicious. Could be 20k Requests a minute which could really max out an inexpensive host plan. Possibly lots of Asan folks read this site… The admin would have stats.


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    TPTB have been watching all along…umm….that’s why I speak directly to them…..
    So… they can hear me ..when I tell them where to stick it…yep…..


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    • Erin

      Heart – LOL!!! I like it. :-)

      There was a time long ago when someone approached me at a demonstration to criticize me, but I didn’t realize that at the time. So, I responded very kindly and with a smile and warm handshake, answering her sarcastic question as though she were being sincere. I’ve seldom flustered an opponent more than I did that day.

      As my gramma used to say, “You may get more flies with honey than with vinegar, but you’ll get the most with horsesh**!” ;-)


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  • roxy

    Thanks to the criminal negligence of the Kan Administration and the TEPCO corporation, in today’s Japan, some desperate Japanese people are forced to use waste water from their kitchens to protect themselves from internal exposure to radiation. Those Japanese are keeping their daily washing water of rice (they used to dump such common waste water before) which includes micro-dusts of rice bran and millions of lactobacilli. They have it fermented at home in a sealed plastic bottle into some home-made solution of lactobacilli. They do so because they can not afford to buy similar lactobacilli products.

    Some people make soy-bean yogurt with it and eat the yogurt to keep their own “gut flora” healthy, hoping to stay resistant to cancer. Others use the fermented water (solution) for daily bathing or spray it inside their home and bathroom. They inhale the sprayed lactobacilli into their own lungs to let the microbes remove the inhaled radioactive contaminants out of their lungs… These Japanese people apparently hope to survive like the lucky Japanese from Hiroshima/Nagasaki who survived the death ashes of the first nuclear explosions incidentally because of (alleged) surrounding lactobacilli and other fermenting microbes floating in the air around them in a Hiroshima college or a Nagasaki hospital…

    A latest Japanese book from Sangokan Publishing by Shunsuke Funase (published in August) said that over one million Japanese were already trying such desperate “remedy” measure in order to survive the ongoing radioactive contamination of their own neighborhoods. Although some of the survivors of Hiroshima/Nagasaki left some unconfirmed lessons about the microbes and fermentation, the remedying power of the so-called fermenting microbes was not scientifically researched until today. Therefore, as a matter of fact, these Japanese people are basically being forced to experiment on themselves for survival in today’s Japan because of the criminal negligence of the Japanese…


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  • roxy

    Considering the latest revelations here (about the toxic plutonium release and the tritium release), the former PM Kan was probably trying to cover up such hideous radioactive contamination of Japan with lots of Pu particles and the radioactive “water” of tritium all the time until he left his post recently. And, now, he wants to “pray”…however it would be best for him to be admitted to a mental hospital or sent to prison instead. It is for the safety of himself and millions of other people, isn’t it? :)


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  • thelili

    This article is now up at Whatreallyhappened.com Please thank Mike Rivero. Enenews will now get coverage. One way or the other. wrh@whatreallyhappened.com


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  • Bobby1

    According to UNSCEAR, Chernobyl released 1.665E18 becquerels of Xenon-133.

    Fukushima released 1.1E19 becquerels of Xe-133 in the first 100 hours.

    That’s 6 times Chernobyl in 4 days.


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    • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

      Hi Bobby1, I think it’s even more than 6 times more.
      If you have a change +1 (E18 to E19) it changes the total by the factor 10 (one “zero” more in the result)

      Example:
      xxE+11 = 100 billion
      xxE+12 = 1.000 billion
      xxE+13 = 10.000 billion
      xxE+14 = 100.000 billion

      Could you give us a source for your interesting find?


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  • “7.6 trillion Becquerels of Neptunium-239.”

    Didn’t some guy named Potrblog say that he had determined/detected NEPTUNIUM some time ago.

    Several days ago…
    “NEPTUNIUM 239 Fallout Once Again”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XR_s4ryl9I

    Several weeks ago…
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uL90WRGkKE


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  • StillJill StillJill

    Yes,…the ‘Earth Patriots’ have been all over this,…in
    spite of tremendous opposition and shaming, shunning!

    I am finding ‘nationalism’ is a cancer I too have been subject to. I will rid myself of same, somehow, with God’s help. We are ALL, first and foremost,…human beings,…all made the very same way. You are ALL my brothers and sisters.
    I am trying to take ALL labels off! They are my cancer.


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  • WindorSolarPlease

    I am not a nuclear genius, but I do think this coming summer our new crops will show more radiation.

    I do believe that fog, rain, and snow are no longer our friends. The good old days of getting hanging icicles and eating them are gone.

    I think it is wise to “at least” have a two year supply of food and other things.
    The problem is, who can afford to buy that much and then where to store it?

    Most people live week to week keeping their fingers crossed. However, if you are lucky enough to buy supplies like this. I urge you to do it, and get extra to help others.

    For myself, since I don’t have a nice bunker or even a basement, I am not going to be in a corner waiting for that invisible snake to bite me.
    I am going to enjoy and cherish in what we have right now and I look to God to help me with whatever I have to go through.

    I have already lost a lot of worldly things, this invisible snake is not going to have me lose my faith, so go ahead bite me I have the cure you don’t scare me.


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  • StillJill StillJill

    Best post ever by WindsorSolarPlease-IMO! :-)

    Sounds like you’ve joined xdrfox and I with, “Bite me”!

    I just love saying that one!

    Come on Snakeface,……I’m chiseled steel-give me your best shot,…..


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