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KPBS: Concern over reports of high radiation levels near California nuke plant — Results shared with many residents via internet — Homeland Security professor believes readings not correct

Study claims Tokyo newborns had ‘safe’ 1,140 microsievert thyroid dose — Only counted food and water — Did not include inhaled radioactivity — Did not include first 10 days when iodine and other short-lived isotopes peaked

Asahi: Multiple hospitals refuse to treat man who evacuated elderly from highly radioactive area — “Physical condition gradually deteriorated” — Maxed out radiation detector

Chernobyl Expert: Fukushima’s final toll will be worse — Multiple facilities, longer duration, population far more dense (RADIO)

Science Writer: Science websites “actively contributed to biased misinformation” on Fukushima — Reporting leaves impression it’s over and under control — Public will only be “informed” in order to avoid panic

Fukushima Worker: “There is radiation that is coming from the ground” — “There are no rights being observed at the moment” (VIDEO)

*The Economist* Nuclear power: A dream that failed — Promise of global transformation gone — Concern over safety, finances — Previously concluded industry “safe as a chocolate factory”

PBS Newshour: Cesium killed pine trees as far as you can see — Are there animals that can live here? No, no (VIDEO)

Miles O’Brien Interview: Gov’t should apologize and evacuate citizens right away — Mayor: Decontamination is impossible, but should be done anyway (VIDEO)

Report: Mayor says Tokyo citizens were irradiated -NHK

Palast: I just spoke to doctor in Ukraine, “There’s a tremendous epidemic of thyroid cancer there” — Doctor even has thyroid cancer (VIDEO)

Sickened Minamisoma woman’s blog shut down — Recently featured on major news network

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Gundersen on CTV: The country of Japan is contaminated — “Just routine checking an area here and there” in Tokyo found all samples to be radioactive waste (VIDEO)

Gundersen on RT: All 5 samples I took in Tokyo qualified as radioactive waste — People should never return to some areas 60km from Fukushima (VIDEO)

Tepco checking debris fallen to bottom of Reactor No. 4 — May move control rods — ROV to be sent into Spent Fuel Pool

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Airlines considered halting flights after Fukushima meltdowns — “You know, radiation — They are worried about radiation” — US officials concerned commercial air traffic would be grounded

Nuclear Expert: Fukushima 10 times worse than Chernobyl

‘Fukushima Fifty’ workers speak out: If you blamed Tepco for symptoms, told not to come back — 5,000 CPM internal radiation — “None of them trust anything TEPCO or gov’t says” -Asahi

“The smoke — It’s black” murmered Prime Minister Kan after Reactor No. 3 exploded

Nursery School Teacher: Tepco worker told us to flee large city 60km from meltdowns — “He suggested maybe we would be affected physically by radiation”

FORUM: General Discussion Thread (Nuclear Issues) for Mar. 12 – 25, 2012

Asahi: Serious concerns about whether depopulation now a reality — Entire mountainsides to be removed? Bleak hardly does justice to assessments of Fukushima Pref. future