Strontium-90 in Miami-area teeth samples up to 34 times above normal — Nearby reactors released an “enormous amount of radioactivity” (VIDEOS)

Published: October 6th, 2011 at 10:25 am ET


SOURCE: Dr. Ernest J. Sternglass is Emeritus Professor of Radiological Physics in the Department of Radiology, at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Part 3 (Part 2 at end of post):

8:15 in

  • Turkey Point reactors in Miami, FL released an enormous amount of radioactivity
  • In some parts of Dade County we have seen teeth that are 10-20 times than minimum level we can detect
  • Strontium-90 should be less than 0.5 picocuries per gram of calcium — it should be less than 0.5 — and we find levels as high as 15, 16, or 17

“Strontium-90 is considered a cancer-causing substance because it damages the genetic material (DNA) in cells.” –Delaware Health and Social Services


Part 2:


See Part 1 here: [intlink id=”part-1-pittsburg-radiology-prof-children-develop-cancer-exposed-couple-rays-worth-radiation-during-pregnancy-video” type=”post”]U. of Pittsburg radiation expert: Child cancer risk doubles if exposed to just a couple x-rays worth of radiation during pregnancy (VIDEO)[/intlink]

h/t Anonymous tip

Published: October 6th, 2011 at 10:25 am ET


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44 comments to Strontium-90 in Miami-area teeth samples up to 34 times above normal — Nearby reactors released an “enormous amount of radioactivity” (VIDEOS)

  • Erin

    End Nuclear Power – White House Petition – Please Sign!

    Dear friends,

    I wanted to let you know about a new petition I created on We the People, a
    new feature on, and ask for your support. Will you add your
    name to mine? If this petition gets 5,000 signatures by October 30, 2011,
    the White House will review it and respond!

    We the People allows anyone to create and sign petitions asking the Obama
    Administration to take action on a range of issues. If a petition gets
    enough support, the Obama Administration will issue an official response.

    You can view and sign the petition here:

    If you have any trouble with the short url, please try this:

    Here’s some more information about this petition:

    End the use of nuclear energy in the United States.

    The best available science has taught us that radioactive substances are
    extremely hazardous to human health. Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, the
    ongoing crisis in Fukushima, as well as recent U.S. nuclear accidents can
    leave no doubt — nuclear energy is neither safe nor clean. Please end the
    use of nuclear energy, and use the funds currently invested in advancing
    nuclear power to support safer alternatives, such as wind and solar.

    • westcoastgirl westcoastgirl

      I’m not sure if I signed this petition already or not, but it won’t let me sign it.

      • Erin

        Did you try both url’s – the short one and the long one?

        And does it say you already signed this petition in the space where you would normally click “sign this petition?”

    • Darth

      The response you will get from the Obama WH will be a form letter. It will read something like,

      “after careful consideration of your petition and ALL the facts we find no credible reason to be concerned about nuclear power”

      Thank you for voting for Change You Can Count On…

      • Erin

        And what kind of a response will I get by simply posting my opinion here, Darth?

        With all due respect, why do you feel the need to discourage me, or discourage others from signing? If it’s worthless, then why repeat that over and over? It will be what it will be.

        • Lacsap Lacsap

          As long as plutonium is needed nuclear power plants will remain..

        • Elenin Velikovsky Elenin Velikovsky

          Back when the Gulf Macondo crisis hit…last year…
          I made some flyers and went around to tack some up
          on the local college campus.
          Yawn….ho hum…everybody is afraid they won’t get a job.
          Now when Fuku was Cookin’…I went into
          a computer lab, sat there for awhile, typin, surfin’…
          then went up and wrote on the whiteboard:

          ….and after going out to the restroom, about a minute later
          the attendant had wiped it off the board.
          An Enforced Video-Game Stupidity in this young
          Erin, Please, you have some youthful energy,
          petitions are truly futile, anymore. Ask folks who’ve
          been there. The HUGE effort to put a ballot-initiative
          to DeCriminalize Pot in California…what a big effort,
          everybody worked real hard to Overturn the Cop-Mafia
          Unconstitutional Laws. Everybody made sure the
          voters were registered, valid addresses, all the real
          stuff you are supposed to do in Participatory
          Democracy….Guess What?
          In Case you don’t know, MAFIA judges and Politicians
          can simply Swat away all your best efforts.
          STAND UP AND YELL in an assembly of EDUCATED folks.
          Every bigtime politician is A Satanist or a blind follower.
          Petitions waste time….Host yourself a Viewing Party
          of All the Best, most astounding Facts for Regular TV
          watchers who never get the Real Story…Give ’em
          the Story!! The Bigwigs still think they are full-bore
          on Nuke power, new Plants, new weapons….

          • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

            I,too,worked very hard during the BP oil crisis…we are up against all the PR money can buy.
            Petition is not going to make a difference now…
            And… I’m sorry to say that.

          • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

            from the prez on down…no one is with us…no one represents us..
            …barking up the wrong tree…type thing.

          • Elenin Velikovsky Elenin Velikovsky

            Bless you, Heart,
            …and I proved I’m no Prophet, last year urging
            Southerners to flee to Ecotopia Northwest.
            huggy wuggy wuggies!

          • alasanon

            You might as well try… There is power in numbers, whether they officially respond and acknowledge it or not. The stubborn opposition can sink in from all sides. I’m afraid that’s why they’re trying to lower our numbers! 😉

          • alasanon

            To add, every movement forward in cultural evolution started with a few dissenters or revolutionaries…and then there is a quiet, almost imperceptible groundswell and growing acceptance from all sides. The same is possible here with a concerted effort. The cause is certainly worth it!!

            I never thought I’d see the day when so many people would understand the value of non-GMO, organic food and try to “go green.” Even that “Dolphin Tale” movie about saving one injured dolphin against the odds has become a national hit!… It’s been Number One at the box office, thanks to the power in mass numbers!…

        • many moons

          Erin, organize a worldwideBOYCOTT of all GE/and cocacola (make coke put the arm on the situation, we could even throw in Mcdonalds) products till they close there plants….Money is the be all end all of there existence it’s the only way to get them to listen!

          • Grace Grace

            Check your domestic energy supplier and your bank to see how nuclear it is – let them know why you are switching and …… switch to renewable, co-operative, ethical and where possible local.
            and for banks worldwide

            Use charcoal and chalks to write the message on the walls and pavements – take a flag out……… be creative……….do what you can………..take on an organisers role – BE EMPOWERED – the aim here to stop nuclear new build – to phase out fission power – create educational material – talk to people – be happy and follow your heart, we live for love, know that you are loved and have confidence 🙂

            Petitions are effective to a degree, yet we marched in millions to not go to war and our government would not listen to us, we went and now depleted uranium is destroying d.n.a. – smashing it for generations and for ever; it can never be cleaned up.

            DIRECT ACTION

            is the way forward.

          • Grace Grace

            sorry they are not actual links – bit chaotic here, yet you should be able to get the info.
            One Love

          • Erin

            Re: boycotting, I just don’t know if I could boycott all evil-doing, profiteering jerks if I tried. As much as I’d like to boycott all pharmaceutical companies, for instance, I frankly need some of their products, and those products would be illegal for me to use unless made by a pharm. company.

            For many years, my family and I have tried to boycott Nestle, and just last week one of my kids noticed that the cat food we’d bought was from Nestle, darnitall! There’s just so many pseudonyms for any one corporation, and so many locations, too, that I don’t know how this could ever work on a large scale. Back in the days of mom and pop stores — sure. But now …?

            If I’m incorrect about any of this, please let me know. But that’s my take on it from this current perspective. I agree — would love to help to organize a boycott in theory. I just don’t think it would work, practically speaking.

      • Lee Binder

        cryyyyyyyyyyyyyy .. 🙁

  • Off to write my next article.

  • “Times are changing. If you cant lend a hand get out of the way.”

  • Anthony Anthony

    I don’t know make/model of each individually damaged reactor of late, but I am starting to sense there is a fundamental flaw in either the design of the plants in general or a flaw in the knowledge of what is actually needed to successfully harness nuclear power. Yeah perhaps there have been problems kept from us until 311 – and maybe 311 blew the lid off the secret by putting everyone’s attention onto the facts like environmental radiation detection, but I am stunned to read of a new *problem* nearly every week.

    • ocifferdave

      I know, right. It’s wild. But that’s the theme of things lately, crap hittin the fan economically, politically, weather/disaster wise, steve jobs, revolutions, etc.

    • Al-Chemisto

      here’s a really bad joke:
      The best nuclear power plant will suffer a catastrophic accident once every 200 years. Unfortunately with N plants spread over the Earth we will suffer one such plant issue every ?? years. All these numbers are “fictional” but the point stands.
      Second bad joke:
      Nuclear power plants require custodial attention for several hundred thousand years after you turn them on. What is the probability of society being capable/willing/even here for those years?

      It is a very bad idea to make messes that you can not take care of. Bad! Karma!

      • milk and cheese milk and cheese

        The human species has only existed for around 100,000 years. These things should have never been built.

  • catweazel

    most of the nukes are 40 year old or over, their planned lifespan. and there is the famous bathtub-curve of engineers: chance something breaks is highest in the beginning or near the end (foot and head-end of the tub) and very much less chance to break all in between (the ground of the tub)

  • “Turkey Point reactors in Miami, FL released an enormous amount of radioactivity” WHEN??? Why does it not say when?

  • miami-dadecounty

    1992… He says it in part 2 around 8:00 min. mark.

  • miami-dadecounty

    Had read about it a while back…. Turkey Point has a horrible track record 🙁

  • Florida Power and light has lots to keep under wraps. Turkey Point news not a surprise. Crystal River just north of Tampa where I live has cracks in outer containment, critical structural problems, and has been shut down for years. Also like TP,built in a hurricane prone area @ sea level. FPL just another version of TEPCO.

    • Mack Mack

      Something must be going on in Florida because EPA’s beta gross count graphs are still all blank for Florida.

      And look at the SPIKES in other cities! These spikes can’t all be from rain, radon, or electrical interference? They’re getting bigger each time I check. Even NYC which is usually low is over 100 CPM’s.

      • Elenin Velikovsky Elenin Velikovsky

        You guys saw the post about tritium leak in Georgia,
        wells rose four feet in the area? Lotta porous rocks
        down through theah.

      • Sickputer

        Mack typed these pixels of light:

        “Something must be going on in Florida because EPA’s beta gross count graphs are still all blank for Florida.”

        SP: It would only be unique if those cities were the only MIAs for Radnet. But in the big picture of 40 cities blank? The government is a puppet on a string manipulated by the military industrial complex so aptly named by Ike.

        Yes something evil is going on in Florida and only half of it is from the sky.

  • Mack Mack

    “Progress keeps Crystal River nuke plant open

    Progress Energy Florida told state regulators on Monday that the utility plans to repair its damaged Crystal River nuclear power plant, ending speculation it might close the 35-year old facility.”

    • midwestern midwestern

      the crimes we commit in the name of progress….

    • midwestern midwestern

      The North Carolina-based company estimates repair costs will reach between $900 million and $1.3 billion, and said it plans to have the plant churning out power again in 2014.

      Quite a wad of cash to “churn out power” and a whole lot of other unspeakable tiny teeny weeny, not immediately harmful to the public or the environment, radioactive monsters.

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  • DaughterProduct

    Nuclear Event: New Hampshire, Seabrook Station Power Plant.
    Auto shutdown due to low water levels in the steam generator…

    Of course, “no threat to local residents” or anything.

  • DaughterProduct

    Also noticed on RSOE a 2.1 EQ today in Virginia, near the North Anna NPP:

    …for your educational purposes.