Local TV: Feds accused of failing to keep public informed of radiation from Fukushima (VIDEO)

Published: July 12th, 2011 at 10:16 am ET


High levels of radiation detected in Northwest rainwater, KING 5, July 11, 2011:

A Seattle nuclear watchdog group is accusing the federal government of failing to keep the public informed of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster. […]

“Our government said no health levels, no health levels were exceeded.When in fact the rain water in the Northwest is reaching levels 130 times the drinking water standards,” said [Gerry Pollet from Heart of America Northwest]. […]

But EPA officials say the data was there for anyone to read on their website. […]

Published: July 12th, 2011 at 10:16 am ET


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44 comments to Local TV: Feds accused of failing to keep public informed of radiation from Fukushima (VIDEO)

  • Darth

    Another nation willing to practice GENOCIDE

    • Whoopie Whoopie

      How about Ethnic Cleansing? I’ve often had THAT thought, what with HAARP and Chemtrail activity. I believe whatever they are doing, surely isn’t in our best interest. Weather Manipulation has been proven to be used on other countries. Why not here? Like a poster said a few weeks ago about the fire in Az – why didn’t they use HAARP to cause it to rain there? WHY? No wonder we dont have any trust anymore. They give us no reason to trust them.

      • Whoopie Whoopie

        I’ve been watching the Keith O thread this morning…so just now I posted the LINK to King5 video ending with: Oops! Wrong Thread! That’s a way to wake people up I had forgotten about. I plan on doing that AGAIN.

      • Ariana

        I am not sure rain would have done much to put out that fire simply because the rain water would have evaporated before reaching such a hot fire. However, I agree with you: we are just rats in a great big lab experimment. The world is their laboratory.

  • Whoopie Whoopie

    Thanks enenews. Posted to HP.

  • Nothing said about all the other radioactive(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radioactive_contamination) Isotopes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radioactive_isotopes)in that rain with much longer half lives !

  • Whoopie Whoopie

    HP Poster
    Folks, might want to look at this chart.
    7/8/11 air samples from inside building #2 taken by robot. Notice the ratios of I-131/cesi­ums.
    Now iodine vaporizes and explains it a little, but it is still 131 which should be long gone.
    The Dragon still lives in building 2. That one will make it through the bottom of the foundation­s if it hasn’t already. 94 tons enriched to 3.6%. That is still venting to outside air too.

    • Steven Steven

      No readings for buildings 1, 3 or 4? Probably due to those structures having been ‘ventilated’. You can take those readings 60 kilometres away, with a favourable wind.

  • Darth

    Even as the ObamaNation (of desolation) pushes ObamaCare he has the Federal Government squelch any negative news on nuclear power because he is in favor of it. He is trying to help us…

    Why project all these political agenda’s into HAARP? It is obvious enough what people are willing to do go gain/hold power.

    I guess if one or both of his kids gets thyroid cancer he might have a change of heart. Like the Pharaoh of Egypt changed his tune when the first born were struck down.

    • Whoopie Whoopie

      I don’t know. I really don’t know what is going on w/Haarp. And I was having those same thoughts this morning. What are his girls thinking about all this stuff. (more wars etc) Surely they are aware.

  • DannieJ DannieJ

    “EPA standards for drinking water are based on chronic exposure to radiation over a life time.”

    I won’t bother preaching to the choir today. Instead, let me remind you all that rule Nr. 3 for presstitutes stands firm:

    ‘When minimizing outrage never say anything memorable.’

  • farawayfan farawayfan

    OT apology:

    Can anyone else access atmc.jp for the sensor readings from the reactors. I know number one they stopped putting readings on, but now I can’t access anything at that address…

  • Darth

    Where is Tacomagroove?

    • alasanon

      What happened to Anthony on the West Coast? I saw him post something for xdrfox about how he got blocked out of this site on another forum?….

      • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

        True, he used to post a lot good info. Anthony, make yourself seen!!

        • alasanon

          Hopefully, he’s packing it up for a safer venue?

          • alasanon

            with Mothra!…She had friends to stay with out of SF Bay area… I’m sure she’s busy with some kind of plans. Who really thought this would run on unchecked and unmonitored for this long? It blows Chernobyl away!!

  • matina matina

    he is around, but not as often as in the beginning (March/April)

  • I left Seattle a month ago. Better to be safe, right?

    • alasanon

      Spread the word to Japan, please.

    • Terranigma1 Terranigma1

      A few weeks ago I called my senator’s office (I’m from the midwest) and chewed
      them out over Fukushima’s radiation and Seattle, specifically citing Arnie Gundersen’s video about hot particles.

      I did mention “genocide” and how our federal government completely failed to inform us of the radiation dangers reaching the U.S. The very least they could have done was inform everybody, especially those on the west coast, to limit their exposure to the outside during March and April and to at least close their windows and doors.

      I also chewed them out about the safety of our seafood and how the EPA, FDA, and other government agencies are not checking for radiation. Mothra always made that exact point, that nobody was monitoring our seafood!

      Our democratic senator has a toll free Washington number. On the other hand, we have a republican senator whose office aides sound completely clueless, uninformed, and respond to your calls as if they are smirking in the background.
      These are our public servants! Pathetic…

  • alasanon

    ..with Mothra!! 🙂

  • Sickputer

    I left a few comments at the TV website in Seattle…as you say…the snowball gets bigger. Quite a few “fearmongers’ besides myself today in the Comments section below that article. *;-) The rabid pro-nukes seem a much more desperate and jaded…they don’t have counterpoints anymore that casual observer will believe faced with the dire news out of Japan.


  • StillJill StillJill

    Keys—So very glad you are still here with us! Even more glad to hear you got away from the ‘crosshairs’ out there! I am ‘making grumblings’ that way also. That is ‘my way’, I grumble just long enough for peeps to get tired of (it), then I make the BIG move-NO matter what. I WILL fight to survive—If for no other reason-to be a walking testimony. There will be no sweeping me under the rug! You too, I’m CERTAIN! 🙂

  • americancommntr

    I think all it would take is for one higher level government bureaucrat to be arrested by a county sheriff for lying to the public, and there’d be a lot less of this official coverup business. There are probably some laws on the books which could be used.

  • More EPA Censorship… See Video here:

    Please, notify your local and State representatives, let someone know.

    It’s a good thing the EPA is not in charge of Tornado Warning sirens. They might turn them off thinking it could start a panic.

  • Pallas89juno Pallas89juno@yahoo.com

    Libya invasion is about several things, which I will list in descending priority: A) GMMRP…Libya, in its southern desert Nubian Sandstone aquifer, has the largest developed reserves, but just developed by Libya (good for plunderers like the U.S. and by proxy, the EU–not development costs, just transport) radiologically uncontaminated FRESH fossil water that was laid down tens of thousands of years ago. It’s water uncontaminated by radiologic fallout from Fukushima. The volume is equal to that of the Great Lakes of North America or enough to last for hundreds of years, as long as this water is NOT diverted for agricultural purposes as Khadafi’s government had planned before the recent NATO invasion. It would have then lasted 20 years, not hundreds when used only for drinking water. Why invade for fossil water? Fukushima has contaminated in 2011 ALL surface water sources worldwide with dozens of long-lived radionuclides. Surface water consumption will accumulate internal radiologic emitters leading to progressively shorter and shorter lives for all the poor plebes drinking surface sourced waters, such as ALL Californians, virtually. B) little-people revolution suppression is the second most geopolitically important goal…this is why the use of DU. The power elite hopes to hasten the demise in the decadal time-frame or “mid-term” geopolitically, of all those revolting against them as the power elite always does against people’s movements. The participants in Arab Spring demonstrations either bamboozled and halted as under the Suleiman fascist military government in Egypt, or ongoing and healthier with proper targeting of billionaires as in Tunisia, or here in Libya, where NATO is using DU are being directly targetted. Of course, the ridiculous retail oligopoly of dominant world media voices, sans RT, are trying to spin that NATO is on the side of the demonstrators. Of course, nothing could be further from the truth. And, C) Libya produces oil for Europe. All sources of oil for Europe are important, even small sources piped via the world’s longest undersea oil pipeline from Libya to Europe, as Europe currently imports, even with great conservation measures far exceeding U.S. conservation measures in place, about 70% of all the oil it uses. Israel exists at all and the U.S. is in the Middle East and Iraq first and foremost to protect European status quo oil reserves claims in the Middle East. The U.S., itself, could easily be a net exporter again with some of the standard European conservation measures, even just related to automobile fuel efficiency standards, in place. However, Europe is in a horrible position. North Sea reserves of oil are pathetically expensive and past peak production since the 1960’s. Natural gas reserves in Russia and elsewhere on the Continent are slated to run out quite fast. It is most likely that methane hydrates/clathrates will not be ecologically feasible for a variety of reasons (thermal maximum/wate-ecosystem fowling, costs of creating LNG) However, and in conclusion, water is far and away more precious to human life than oil after Fukushima radionuclide contamination of all surface water and of all surface grown food with contaminated surface waters concentrated in all the foods modern humans consume through the process of bioaccumulation. Though most are unaware of this fact, the Northern Hemisphere has just seen it’s fresh water, drinking water, reserves dropped by at least 98% or so. Fresh water for human drinking water consumption have been growing tenuously slender without radiologic contamination! All food grown in the Northern Hemisphere for harvest in Fall of 2011, is contaminated with radionuclides, including Plutonium, Americium, Polonium, Strontium, Cesium, Tritium, and many others with very long half lives. These are the years of diminishing returns in terms of human longevity due to radionuclide contamination, combined with many other factors and consequences of the two other dominant problems of these times, anthropogenic thermal maximum (will be worse than Late Permian thermal maximum/mass extinction event) and anthropogenic mass extinctions. The noose is being tightened by our finite ecology and is forcing human revolution against polluting, ecologically unsustainable status power or political quos in favor of ecologically sustainable a-hierarchical, non-despotic , sharing based systems that steward and biomimic ecological systems rather than exploit them and other humans. Will humans awaken?

  • Edward Edward

    It’s amazing that the workers aren’t ill. Even the original fukushima 50 must still be healthy because we have not heard otherwise.

    • arclight arclight

      as well as the fuku 50 theres there nowhere 180 (missing workers.) and thousands of onsite workers! 🙁