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Unprecedented Spike: 1501 atoms of radioactive sulfur per meter³ was detected in California air

Censored? Host reveals MSNBC staff told him to stop saying people should not believe the government about Fukushima and should evacuate (VIDEO)

Censored? Host reveals MSNBC staff told him to stop saying people should not believe the government about Fukushima and should evacuate (VIDEO)

Xinhua: Gov’t says “waters in China have been affected by the radioactive materials” from Fukushima — Contamination levels higher than what Japan claims

Surprise? Researchers say radioactivity levels detected by air monitoring stations were higher than computer models had predicted

Report: 400,000,000,000 neutrons released per square meter surface of spent fuel pools between March 13-20

Radioactive sulfur in California spiked to highest levels ever detected: University researchers

Paper: “Loud bang” heard at nuclear plant near Miami — Feds have yet to determine safety significance of incident

Nursery School: Geiger counter “nearly off the scale” near play equipment — Topsoil had already been replaced (VIDEO)

Nursery School: Geiger counter “nearly off the scale” near play equipment — Topsoil had already been replaced (VIDEO)

Report: Neptunium-239 found in soil about 40 km from meltdown — “Several thousand becquerels” — Similar to levels detected at front gate of Fukushima plant

Discussion Thread for August 15 – 21, 2011

Nuclear engineer suggests ENENEWS during interview — Visits several times a day (VIDEO)

Nuclear engineer suggests ENENEWS during interview: I visit site several times a day — Experiences audio difficulties within seconds (VIDEO)

Rainout of hot particles from radioactive clouds to continue for another year — Not just in Pacific Northwest, says Gundersen (AUDIO)

Officials say radiation levels are minute and present no health risk… I am working with scientists who are publishing a paper that will definitively prove that to be wrong

Radioactive iodine found in 50 percent of children’s thyroids — Up to 35 millisieverts (35,000 microsieverts)

Asahi: “Horrifying” that Fukushima meltdown equivalent to almost 30 times the radiation released by atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima

Asahi: “Horrifying” that Fukushima meltdown equivalent to almost 30 times the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in WWII

Tweets from Japan: “When we wash their hair, it comes off in a clump — It is really scary”

Little Chance: TEPCO expects to miss decontamination goal at Fukushima plant

166,000,000 Bq/m² of radioactive iodine, cesium at 21,200,000 Bq/m² was detected by researchers 4 km from Fukushima plant -NHK (VIDEO)

166,000,000 Bq/m²  of radioacttve iodine, cesium at 21.2 million detected by researchers 4 km from Fukushima plant -NHK (VIDEO)

Krypton-85 and xenon-131m detected in samples from Reactor No. 2 — Xenon-131m has half life of only 12 days

NHK Special: Japan researchers found radiation levels exceeding most contaminated zone in Chernobyl called Red Forest (VIDEO)

NHK Special: Researchers find radiation levels exceeding “most contaminated zone in Chernobyl called Red Forest” (VIDEO)

NHK: Magnitude 6.0 quake shakes Fukushima

Headline: “Radiation from Fukushima may lead to decreased population in Japan” — Concerns about children’s health spread across northeast, Tokyo

Radiation from Fukushima may lead to decreased population in Japan, The Christian Science Monitor, August 11, 2011

Report: “Severe internal exposure” — 252,422 Becquerels of radioactive cesium detected in person outside evacuation zone (PHOTO)