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CNN: Concern that radiation leakage from triple meltdowns “may be more widespread than thought” — Strontium-90 one of the more hazardous types of nuclear waste

So. California nuke plant “a cancer factory that generates electricity” — 8.5 million live within 50 miles

4.7 microsieverts/hour in Tokyo, between kindergarten and nursery school — Measured 5 feet above pavement (PHOTO)

SOURCE: Fukushima Diary

Official: Strontium found in 2,200 locations in Fukushima — Not surprisng it’s in Yokohama, 250 km away

Dosimeters display ‘ERROR’ when entering Reactor No. 1 — Workers can never be interviewed by media — Must give up right to sue if getting danger bonus (VIDEO)

Dosimeters display ‘ERROR’ when entering Reactor No. 1 — Workers can never be interviewed by media — Must give up right to sue if getting danger bonus (VIDEO)

Japan Times: High levels of strontium-90 detected 250 km from meltdowns — Officials “carefully examining where the isotope came from”

Gundersen: NRC wants radiation exposure limit 100 times higher than EPA (VIDEO)

*NEW* Gundersen: NRC wants radiation exposure limit 100 times higher than EPA (VIDEO)

WSJ: High levels of radioactive material concentrating in Tokyo, Yokohama — 50 times more than gov’t found — 2.71 microsieverts per hour on sidewalk

Japan Radiologist: Radiation can cause mutations like “fingers growing out of a shoulder”, other deformities in future humans (VIDEO)

Japan Radiologist: Radiation can cause mutations like “fingers growing out of a shoulder”, other deformities in future humans (VIDEO)

It’s the “duty” of scientific community to reduce public’s fear, anxiety about radiation — No health danger from 876 millisieverts a year? (VIDEO)

Worried Well?: It’s the “duty” of scientific community to reduce fear, anxiety — No health danger from 876 millisieverts a year (VIDEO)

Report: Worker dies while decontaminating in Fukushima

Increasing number of horrified parents in Tokyo-area, as young children enjoy “radioactive autumn” outdoors — Accused of being “monster parent” if concerned

250 km from Fukushima: Kindergarteners playing by soil with nearly 1 microsievert per hour during athletic event in Yokohama (VIDEO)

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Mainichi: Worries are growing — Every rainfall brings a new batch of radioactivity — Radiation levels HIGHER after decontamination

BBC: Former top WHO official says there’s evidence that a kind of genetic mutation is being passed on after Chernobyl meltdown (VIDEO)

BBC: Former top WHO official reveals there’s evidence that a kind of genetic mutation is being passed down after Chernobyl meltdown (VIDEO)

AP: Radiation leak at Brookhaven lab in NY — 34 microsieverts on worker’s hand — Not announced for 10 days

Simply put, “It’s Over” — “Tokyo on the edge” — Show host appears astonished by latest strontium-90 findings (VIDEO)

SOURCE: iwakamiyasumi2

UPDATE: Strontium-90 at 195 Bq/kg found 30 km south of Tokyo

Gov’t radiation hygiene expert resigned position “when it prohibited an initial investigation” into Fukushima disaster

5.7 quake rattles Fukushima

Mainichi reports on “unusual abundance” of persimmons in Watari — One day after Mochizuki’s photo of suspected persimmon mutation

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