Mainichi Headline: Top gov’t official admits no one trusts radiation measurements by Japan gov’t

Published: December 11th, 2011 at 5:02 pm ET
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Moment of Truth for the No.3 Official at the Ministry of the Environment: “No One Trusts the Radiation Measurement by the National Government” | EX-SKF
December 11, 2011

[...] Let’s see, will he be able to keep his job?

From Mainichi Shinbun (12/10/2011):

Radioactive materials: “No one trusts the measurement by the national government”, says the Ministry of the Environment ranking official

Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of the Environment Satoshi Takayama held a press conference on December 10 in Shizuoka City [in Shizuoka Prefecture] and said about the radiation measurement of the debris from the March 11 earthquake/tsunami, “No one trusts the measurement by the national government. We are measuring, but we would like the local municipalities to measure it also.”

Vice Governor of Shizuoka Shinichi Omura, who was with Takayama in the press conference, was visibly annoyed when Mainichi Shinbun asked him about the Secretary’s remark after the press conference. “To say ‘No one trusts the government’s measurement’ is to shake the very foundation of the safety standard.” [...]

Published: December 11th, 2011 at 5:02 pm ET
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35 comments to Mainichi Headline: Top gov’t official admits no one trusts radiation measurements by Japan gov’t

    • arclight arclight

      MUST SEE!!
      audio-visual recreation of the disaster!!

      This Is What’s Really Happening / Red Dot Radiation Art by Misato Yugi From: tokyobrowntabby | 9 Dec 2011 | 305 views

      http://www.youtube.com/user/tokyobrowntabby#p/u/0/uBICI7DGoGw


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    • How Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Might Affect Whales And Dolphins


      Mar 22, 2011
      http://blog.seattlepi.com/candacewhiting/2011/03/22/how-japans-nuclear-crisis-might-affect-whales-and-dolphins/
      Japan’s attempts to control the damaged nuclear reactors at the Fukushima plant by using sea water hopefully will succeed in preventing a complete disaster, but the price paid both to the nearby marine life and to the people of that battered country will be huge and long lasting. Unfortunately, the runoff of millions of gallons of contaminated water cannot be scrubbed before it flows back into the ocean, and what happens to that water is very complex – as reassuring as it may be to think that the radioactive waste is immediately diluted in the vast seas, that is really not what happens. Instead, much of the contamination is likely to be deposited in the sediment of the shoreline, and to be transported along the coast. Depending upon how warm and salty the runoff is, masses of the water may be able to travel huge distances relatively undiluted and unmixed, to be absorbed by tiny planktonic creatures before working it’s way up the food chain to whales and dolphins.

      The warm Kurashiro Current travels along the east coast of Japan and tends to meet the colder north Pacific water near the region of the Fukushima plant.
      The processes at work in the ocean are so complex that even computer generated models can’t predict small scale events with certainty, but there are some basic principles that guide scientists, and for an easy to understand summary of those principles you might check here.

      Near Japan, the warm Kurashiro current transports water from the south until it runs into the cold northern water where cooling begins.
      Cont:http://blog.seattlepi.com/candacewhiting/2011/03/22/how-japans-nuclear-crisis-might-affect-whales-and-dolphins/

      They knew all along. Yet its only now that their gravest predictions are coming true…
      Emmy 2011


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      • stopnp stopnp

        Of course it will affect marine life. How could these idiots not expect that? It won’t break down for centuries. It will accumulate in the sea life. The organisms will die. The irradiated material will remain


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        • WindorSolarPlease

          Hi stopnp,

          Even I know it will accumulate in the sea life. If I know this, they should also, and they do.


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          • stopnp stopnp

            This crap is so frustrating. It’s infuriating. I watched a vid about a man who is living in Fukushima Japan. His family lived there for centuries. For this reason he will not leave. He has decided to stay there and live out what is left of the life that Tepco/ Japanes gov has left him with. Even though the video is in Japanese and subtitled. The look of betrayal and sadness in his eyes as he accepts his fate makes me want to tear my own heart out. This is sickening. They aren’t fixing it. They’re lying to everyone. Hillary Clinton is helping them and so is our government.

            If you are a citizen of the U.S. please look up senate bill 1867. I it’s off topic but it’s very Important


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  • Anthony Anthony

    Full radiation cleanup won’t begin until at least late March

    http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20111212a1.html


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  • WindorSolarPlease

    Of coarse the Governments don’t trust each other’s measurements, and they shouldn’t. They are all protecting the corporations in their own ways.

    Japan, US, Russia, and who knows who else, have flown over and done their scans, that they need to check this out.

    They all know what really is happening, it’s the public who doesn’t.

    They just can’t control this Monster called Nuclear Power, and the public suffers again.

    How many times does this have to happen, first Chernobyl now Fukushima.

    Greed is Winning..Environment and the Public is Losing


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    …But for the moment… pressure is up.
    And you can’t tell me… that many in the Japanese government…aren’t waking in the night in a cold sweat of terror….knowing full well what they have unleashed on their own people.
    …I do ..bond with old Heart ..why dont’ you….?
    Blame it on the “code”..national security.. etc…I blame it on cowardice.


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    • WindorSolarPlease

      Hi Heart of the Rose,

      I agree that, if the Japanese government had a heart, they would warn the public and not force feed milk to the school kids.
      I see no heart there for the public.

      The Japanese Government should be waking in the night in a cold sweat of terror. They helped leased this Nuclear terror onto their own people and the people around the world, with allowing Nuclear Power.

      Any Country that has Nuclear Power is doing the same thing to their own people. Nuclear Power leaks, there is dangerous waste, when a disaster happens it kills people, and they can’t control it.


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      • WindorSolarPlease

        *** correction
        I agree that, if the Japanese government had a heart, they would warn the public and not force feed “contaminated” milk and food to the school kids or to anyone.


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        • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

          I’m sure… xdrfox would speak immediately about Ray Mabus’s push for the military and the schools to use Gulf seafood.
          Such homicidal behavior… all for their crumby government jobs.


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          • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

            @WSP …PS…I forgot to say hi…Howdy!


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            • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

              Why can’t people.. just speak truth for truth sake?It has to be done..the story has to be told… for history for science..and an attempt to save lives..it has to be done.


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              • Jebus

                Hi HotR,
                The truth changes “normalcy”
                The truth changes plans laid out in advance.
                The truth reveals that “experts” are not so much.
                The truth relinquishes power from one to many.
                The truth always establishes the lie.
                The truth is so far behind them, they can’t see it.
                The truth will win out, but not before many suffer.


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            • WindorSolarPlease

              Howdy back to you Heart of the Rose

              Not sure why people have a hard time speaking the truth…I’m still trying to figure out why the Officials aren’t trying to make the environment better for everyone.


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    • bmurr bmurr

      So I was thinking of making a new Brand name cheese called Cheesium. It would be labeled as having “Infused with a healthy amount of radiation.”

      But for real, in response to that video… Generally speaking – people have been pretty stupid throughout history.


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    @CB ..then politicians must be afflicted with this dumbing down as well…funny/and not..


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  • Grampybone Grampybone

    If no one trusts the government readings they should hold them accountable to tell the truth. It’s not a nice or happy message that the truth of Fukushima is that millions will die. It is however a message delayed 9 months in the making. The Japanese friends I speak with have been saying this since April. There has been a culture of Nuclear secrecy that has set in motion a chain of events that will decimate millions of lives over a short period of time yet have no pleasant way of breaking it to the mothers putting Cesium bottles in their children. No one should ever trust the government response if it flies in the face of known science.


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    • hbjon hbjon

      Solution. You pay the dairy farmers not to dairy farm. Pay the miners not to mine. Pay the nuclear industry not to nuke. Pay general motors not to motor. Pay general electric not to electric. Pay tuna fishermen not to tuna fish. Pay us all to tuna guitar and sing. It’s a small world.


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  • hbjon hbjon

    it’s a world of laughter, a world or tears
    its a world of hopes, its a world of fear
    theres so much that we share
    that its time we’re aware
    its a small world after all

    CHORUS:
    its a small world after all
    its a small world after all
    its a small world after all
    its a small, small world

    There is just one moon and one golden sun
    And a smile means friendship to everyone.
    Though the mountains divide
    And the oceans are wide
    It’s a small small world


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