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Portland-area had highest Iodine-131 deposition in US at 5,100 Bq/m² by April 5 -Gov’t Study

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USGS: Los Angeles area had highest cesium deposition in US after Fukushima

Researchers: Cesium-137 from Fukushima “not likely” to concentrate in fish as much as mercury — “Moderate buildup” might occur higher up food chain

North Anna: 53,300 picocuries per liter detected — Not sure where radiation is leaking — “No evidence” that increase in radioactivity related to quake says spokesman

Strange: 8 months later, plutonium test results still “pending” — Researcher compares Fukushima radiation to potassium — From nuclear-connected university

NRC Transcript: Evacuation zone “would possibly have to get beyond 50 miles”

CNN: Scientists surprised by high levels of radioactive silver in fish off Japan coast

Kyodo: “Potentially up to six spent-fuel pools in a degraded condition” -NRC transcript

FORUM: General Discussion Thread (Nuclear Issues) for Feb. 22 – 29, 2012

Gov’t kept child radiation survey secret — Thyroid glands of Iwaki kids exposed to doses up to 35 millisieverts in March alone — Headquarters didn’t want to alarm families

AP: Quake-hit North Anna nuke plant leaking radioactivity

Gundersen in Japan: 1,000,000 additional cancers from Fukushima over next 20 years — Based on university studies after Three Mile Island (1.5 HOUR VIDEO)

NYTimes: NRC official predicted rising levels of radioactivity may stop airliners from coming to Tokyo — “Unfathomable” challenges for Japan

Report indicated five Fukushima workers have most likely received a fatal dose of radiation -NRC Transcript

News Agency: "After working in affected areas, four workers have died, victims of leukemia or heart attack" -NHK TV

Journalist: Almost every day a worker would keel over with heat exhaustion and be carried out

AP: Radiation contamination detected 400 miles from Fukushima coast — Levels up to 1,000 times above normal — IAEA says safe to drink

WSJ publishes NRC transcript: Explosion “leveled the structure for Unit 4 spent-fuel pool all the way down to approximate level of the bottom of the fuels” — “So, there’s no water in there whatsoever”

Former Tepco executives say company has always known they were working with yakuza

“Unthinkable”: Reports surfacing of radioactive sheep in parts of Norway containing 4,000 Bq/kg

Book: Mentally handicapped working at Fukushima plant after meltdowns — Often given worse radiation suits than regular employees

Telegraph: Tepco raised “safe” radiation exposure limits at Fukushima plant to over 500 times original level — From 180cpm to 100,000cpm — Often reported as 2.5-fold increase