Nuclear Expert: Fukushima contamination that will soon hit U.S. has people very concerned, and I think rightly so — Gov’t should be regularly monitoring seafood, seawater (VIDEO)

Published: September 5th, 2013 at 6:53 pm ET
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Title: Record Radiation Levels At Fukushima Nuclear Plant
Source: The Real News Network
Date: Sept. 5, 2013

At 4: 00 in

Jaisal Noor, Producer: And so there are some reports that by 2014, or maybe sooner this radiation will be hitting the United States and other parts of the world. Talk about the growing international concern about this crisis.

Arjun Makhijani, electrical and nuclear engineer, President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research: [...] The French radio-protection institute called it the largest incident of radioactive pollution of the oceans in history. So, of course, the fish in the ocean are contaminated, and the ocean currents do disperse the radioactivity — takes about three years, I think, for contaminated water discharged near Fukushima to reach the West Coast of the United States. Of course, the fish migrate somewhat faster than that.

Noor: Is this a source of concern, growing concern in the U.S.? And can you also talk about the international response — What lessons have been taken from this disaster and how do you evaluate whether countries and corporations have done enough to really address the seriousness of this problem?

Makhijani: Well, there are not alarming levels of radiation in the United States. I mean, the main problem is in Japan. But, people are very concerned, and I think rightly so. And what I have said is the Food and Drug Administration should be regularly monitoring the seafood and publishing the results very publicly and doing a thorough job of it. And the Environmental Protection Agency should be monitoring the seawater and rainwater and so on. Rainwater now not so important, but certainly seawater monitoring is important. And they should make these results public. [...]

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Published: September 5th, 2013 at 6:53 pm ET
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28 comments to Nuclear Expert: Fukushima contamination that will soon hit U.S. has people very concerned, and I think rightly so — Gov’t should be regularly monitoring seafood, seawater (VIDEO)

  • weeman

    It will be a cold day in hell when the EPA and FDA do the job they were created to perform, not to be trusted.
    What does that say about our society when you can not trust, the very government agencies that are supposed to protect us and inform us to make a educated decision, for the people by the people.

    Time to rewrite the constitutions, they are no longer in favor of the people, who they were written for in the first place.


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    • or-well or-well

      It was a cold day in hell -
      made slightly warmer
      by emissions from Fukushima -
      when all the alphabet-agency warners
      were all combined, to save lots of dollars.
      "OK! It's all good! Just don't anything swallow!
      Just gargle a lot and button your collars!
      If there's any real problems, we'll give a holler!"


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    • mandog

      The government is a criminal enterprize. This has been in the works since the beginning with it about as complete as it could get. The directors of these agencies are appointed by criminals called presidents ("presidents" that don't even have to be US citizens),that are chosen and groomed to be presidents long before the sham elections.

      Society is the product of a designed broken education system, Hollywood and a criminal news media. In other words "Dumbed Down" Americans in the extreme. Excluding the military industry complex/war machine, Americans role in the global scheme of things is that of consumers. People that need more of everything and need to be entertained.

      You can't believe any of the info comming from Tepco nor these "experts" like the clown in this report that said the rain does not need to be tested, only the sea water. Arnie Gundersen is another mouthpiece for the powers that be as he conceals many of the most important truths and or outright lies about them. You won't see any nuclear expert in the news that tells the truth. It is not going to happen period.


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  • It is not about 'monitoring'.

    It is now about SHUTTING DOWN and quitting that which is an abomination, a horror, and a genocidal killing machine.

    Stop the insanity. Wake up.

    Which Nation Is Worst And Using The MOST Weapons Of Mass Destruction? via @AGreenRoad
    http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/2013/09/which-nation-is-worst-and-using-most.html


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  • Mack Mack

    FYI

    Arjun Makhijani will be one of the speakers at the Nuclear Waste Symposium, a one-day on the ongoing dangers of Nuclear Waste

    WHEN: October 19, 2013 from 12 noon to 5 PM

    WHERE: The Center for Spiritual Living Capistrano Valley, 1201 Puerta Del Sol, Suite 100, San Clemente, California 92673. Registration will start at 12 noon and the program will begin at 12:30 PM.

    Speakers will include Dr. Arjun Makhijani PhD and Dr. Marvin Resnikoff Ph.D

    http://residentsorganizedforasafeenvironment.wordpress.com/

    Donations needed, too.


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  • starspire starspire

    This is a duh meister statement:

    "And the Environmental Protection Agency should be monitoring the seawater and rainwater and so on. Rainwater now not so important, but certainly seawater monitoring is important. And they should make these results public."

    1) EPA stopped RadNet reporting seven weeks after the blow up in March 2011. The are deliberately not reporting the measurements to us, though I am certain that they are monitoring them still.

    2) Rain Water comes from the Ocean.


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    • mandog

      BINGO! Every nuclear "expert" in the news is bought and paid for. They all give you bits and pieces of the truth, and lie and conceal in the next sentence. I only trust two experts and you won't see them in the news, Leuren Moret and Helen Cauldicott. I'm sure there are others though.


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      • nedlifromvermont

        Hey mandog … I've met Arjun and he is the real deal … anti-nuke to the core … has written books Carbon Free (coal and oil) and Nuclear Free … okay, maybe he should have said to test the rain water … but he is saying the gov't should publish data they are not publishing … and he is not a clown … and Marvin Resnikoff has been fighting against nuclear power and the idiotic powers that be since the 1970's … he worked for New York City to stop waste shipments on city highways and represented Nevada in the Yucca fiasco … Be careful whom you call out … not everyone is the enemy … save your powder and your fire for GE … their fingerprints are all over the nuke power promoters … where big money bullies its way to the front … limited liability for cut-rate nuke kettles, it was GE who paved the way to the disaster we are living … you really need look no further!

        peace …


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        • mandog

          You may be right, I probably jumped the gun in saying what I said. One comes to expect half truths and such after seeing so much dis-info in the news. Thanks for pointing this out, sorry for jumping to conclusions like I did. I really scrutinize EVERYTHING the "experts" say and don't allow for missteps. Sometimes I can be too much of a hard ass.

          peace…

          mandog


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          • mandog

            Upon further review, I'm standing by my first statement. This is what Makhijant said:

            "MAKHIJANI: Yeah. Well, there are not alarming levels of radiation in the United States. I mean, the main problem is in Japan. But people are very concerned, and I think rightly so. And what I have said is the Food and Drug Administration should be regularly monitoring the seafood and publishing the results very publicly and doing a thorough job of it, and the Environmental Protection Agency should be monitoring the seawater and rainwater and so on–rainwater now not so important, but certainly sea water monitoring is important. And they should make these results public."

            He states that there are no alarming levels of radiation in the US. He is supposed to be an expert. The radiation levels are at alarming levels in the US and getting worse by every second of every minute of every day, non stop. He is either extremely misinformed or backing the criminals in charge. I believe he is bought and paid for.

            Try telling the parents of the infants that didn't survive(35% infant mortality rate first 2 months after 3-11-11 in 16 West Coast Cities and/or 48% British Columbia) that there are no alarming levels of radiation in the US and/or Canada.

            In essence he is saying that its OK that the government quit publishing radiation counts soon after 3-11 because there is nothing to see. No need to monitor the land based food, fresh water, nor the air that we breathe.


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      • Anthony Anthony

        They **Keep It Real**.

        You can trust that in a person.


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    • newsblackoutUSA newsblackoutUSA

      I have a FOIA document (email) showing 3 inspectors found radioactive Iodine in the milk after Fuku, but 2 of the states that the NRC inspectors were in did not require they report it, so they didn't.

      I wonder if they let their kids drink the radioactive milk?

      It is not the so called PTB that are the problem, it is all the idiots that are carrying out their orders. Just like HItler, he wasn't marching people to their deaths. As long as the everyday guy gives up their soul for a paycheck this stuff will never stop.


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  • mandog

    After reading comments made yesterday regarding the proposed ice wall and other ideas for putting a bandaid on Fukushima, it appears to me that there are some that are not seeing the big picture. The Powers That Be (TPTB) are not going to fix Fuku. The ice wall is not supposed to help the situation. If they go through with it, it provides them with at least a few more years of exterminating us, especially Americans, with uncontrolled releases of radiation. It is a decoy, to make it look like they are trying to fix it.

    To date, all we have got from Tepco, the Japaneese, American, Canadian Governments, all Governments is lies and more lies. They talk about the Japaneese pride. BULLSHIT! No legitimate government would stand by and let these reactors kill off everything in the world. This was all done by design. Why build all these nukes on fault lines? These were built to fail, by psychopaths. Look to the United Nations and Agenda 21. Look to the Georgia Guidestones where in 7 languages and carved in Granite slabs the goal of a sustainable population on earth of 500 million people. Chemtrails that contain high levels of barium which depletes your body of potassium. Everyones body is deficient in potassium. The food you buy is nutrient/potassium deficient. A law was passed in the 90s making it illegal to put more than 2% or 3% of the daily recommended allowance of potassium in vitamins. Chemtrails began in the 90s. Your body readily takes up cesium and strontium as potassium


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  • SusanS

    ☢ Japan Needs Worldwide Help NOW! ☢
    ☢ Fukushima Petitions to Sign & Share! ☢

    http://tinyurl.com/FixFuku

    ☢ ☢ ☢ ☢ ☢ ☢ ☢ ☢ ☢ ☢ ☢ ☢ ☢


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  • mandog

    where it attacks your muscles(heart), bones, bone marrow, liver and kidneys. According to Barry Soetoro, aka Obama, EPA, FDA, CDC and the rest of the government, we have nothing to worry about from Fuku. No worry, heart attacks, strokes, cancer, leukemia and the rest need not bother you. Like it says in the tenth commandment inscribed in the Georgia Guidestones, "Be not a cancer on the earth — Leave room for nature — Leave room for nature." Did I mention the cesium also attacks both male and female reproductive organs. I would say that TPTB are well on their way of 500 million people left on mother earth.

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

    Not to mention GMO Food which causes infertility among other things and how about fluoride in our drinking water and toothpaste. The same fluoride is used in rat poison. Look at the warning on your toothpaste. It says call the poison control if you ingest any. The only active ingredient is fluoride.

    The biggest threat to the New World Order is America. That is why we have Fuku. It was designed to take out Americans. North America is in the cross hairs of Fuku. The food, water and air are all poisoned. TPTB said that they would use food as a weapon against the masses. Enter Monsanto and Fuku and a criminal government along with a dumbed down society that doesn't have time to be bothered with such nonsense and bingo. I could provide a whole lot more if need be. This is just the tip of the iceburg.


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  • mandog

    I should add, don't fall for the ploy that these people in Japan or TEPCO are incompetent. It is made to look that way, by design.

    I think that I first read this here in this forum at one time, "don't underestimate those that are successfully killing you". There are a lot of intelligent minds on this forum and some one else besides me gets credit for that quote.

    This might offend some, but the same ploy was used for 9-11. The incompetence card. 9-11 was an inside job and if you don't know that by now you are either a shill or way behind the eight ball. It worked for 9-11 so why not 3-11.

    Realize that we are in a war. I'm not refering to the Middle East or WWIII that is up next. The war is right here in your front yard. TPTB/psychcopaths are waging an undeclared war against us and FUKU is a nuclear dirty bomb aimed at America and the rest of the world. As is Hanford, St Luis, the other worn out nuclear reactors and nuclear dumps. The nuclear bomb tests were tests carried out against us, think about it. OK, the dirty part of dirty bomb is debatable, the rest is factual. I look forward to what others think about this, so don't be bashful.Add to it or question it, we all need to learn more.


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    mandog, you pretty much summarized our current dilemma/human condition very nicely..


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  • weeman

    This is not the society that my forefathers fought and died for, who disposed kings and queens, fought for separation of state and religion, dictators , war monglers and now we have to face the biggest danger of all corporations who value money over life, with no remorse.
    We must remove this power from the fortune 500 companies, no company should be bigger than the government and able to dictate policy.
    We have to change the constitutions so that there is a limit on the size of companies, since 2 % own 96% of the money, it would not hurt to spread that money out, after all there is enough for all.
    First let's limit there ability to sit on several board of directors and only allow them on one board only, this is collusion and lets them set policy and put pressure on higher powers through blackmail, loss of job etc.
    .


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  • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

    Wish I could agree but this situation has been a very long time in the making and 1913 was the pivotal point in history where the extraction of resources from the masses allowed the original game plan to escalate exponentially. Always follow the money since it always leaves a very long trail of crumbs to follow..


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  • We are all under their (whoever they are) control.

    There was a time when people could organize and change society. These days all popular leaders are suspect. It's not only a matter of corruption anymore. Something else is at work.

    When the NSA knows everything about everybody – who is going to stick out his neck to expose the truth and call for coordinated action?

    Potential leaders know that there would be consequences to going against the official script. The ruling elites have ways of controlling people and ideas.

    So maybe that's what's behind scientists' reticence to organize in an effective way. They're afraid. They've been told not to rock the boat on these radioactive waters. They are just protecting themselves and their jobs.

    ~~~~~~~~~

    http://ottersandsciencenews.blogspot.ca/


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  • mandog

    Two things need to happen. END THE FED (Federal Reserve) and get the HELL out of the United Nations. Central Banking is the beginning of the end and is the head of the snake that needs to be wacked off. The Banksters own everything including us and our children. You think you own your house, think again, you don't.

    George Carlin ~ The American Dream
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acLW1vFO-2Q


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  • Sol Man

    Put your affairs in order as best you can; love and truth,only.
    Keep your head about you.


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