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Japanese Journalist: “It’s like killing our own children, I cannot allow it to happen” — Teachers forcing students to eat food that parents fear is contaminated with radiation (VIDEO)

Japan Journalist: “It’s like killing our own children, I cannot allow it to happen” — Teachers forcing students to eat food that parents fear is contaminated with radiation (VIDEO)

Japan gov’t to finally admit indefinite forced depopulation of large zones around Fukushima plant

Discussion Thread for August 22 – 28, 2011

Report: Smoke seen rising from Fukushima Daini after quake but before tsunami

Tokyo: Radioactive cesium detected in 53 of 56 samples — Average of 30,032 Bq/m², near Chernobyl’s “Radiation Protection Area” levels

Tokyo-area soil testing finds radioactivity up to Chernobyl relocation levels — 919,000 Bq/m² (MAP)

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229 millisieverts/year of cumulative radiation in town outside exclusion zone — Exposure limit for ordinary people is 1 millisievert/year

Canadian gov’t to test caribou for radiation levels from Fukushima — An attempt to answer questions by citizens

Canadian gov’t now plans to start radiation testing on fish off B.C. coast

Doctor for Fukushima workers: When going into danger areas they don’t use radiation meters — It’s hiding amount of exposure — “Real radiation count is much higher, that’s a fact” (VIDEO)

Doctor for Fukushima workers: When going into danger areas they don’t use radiation meters — It’s hiding amount of exposure — “Real radiation count is much higher, that’s a fact” (VIDEO)

Gov’t: South of Tokyo 12,400 becquerels/kg of radioactive cesium found next to children’s swimming pool — Radiation measurements nearly doubled over recent 5 day period

Radioactive cesium now contaminating rice, boar meat — Both found outside Fukushima Pref.

Fukushima mom comes to Portland: “10-year-old son started having symptoms — Nose bleeding and fevers”

Fukushima worker on camera: “The holes and cracks in the ground are terrifying” (VIDEO)

Fukushima worker on camera: “The holes and cracks in the ground are terrifying” (VIDEO)

Fukushima Safety Fears , Channel 4 News, August 18, 2011

6.8 quake hits Fukushima, tsunami warning issued — Cracks in ground and escaping steam had been reported “after two large earthquakes in the last few weeks”

14-year-old: “My body has taken in radioactive materials — I would like to be told whether I am OK or not”

Marine biologist in Canada: Salmon species needs to be tested for radiation — Gov’t doesn’t want us to know

Dr. Kodama: Tokyo radiation “continuously high” since raining on March 21

Radiation increased to .2 microsieverts/hour

Report: Nuclear fuel fragments found over a mile away were “ejected from the reactor cores in those explosions” not spent fuel pools, according to NRC (VIDEO)

Report: Nuclear fuel fragments found over a mile away were “ejected from the reactor cores in those explosions”, according to NRC (VIDEO)

Doctor near Tokyo attributes symptoms to radiation exposure: We have begun to see increased nosebleeds, stubborn cases of diarrhea, and flu-like symptoms in children

US nuke commission “essentially lied” about one of worst nuclear disasters in history near Los Angeles, up to 240 times Three Mile Island — 13 fuel rods melted with no containment (VIDEO)

US nuke commission “essentially lied” about one of worst nuclear disasters in history near Los Angeles, up to 240 times Three Mile Island — 13 fuel rods melted with no containment (VIDEO)

Simi Valley Nuclear Disaster, History Channel

Governor “very concerned” about radioactivity found in shoreline water sample