Arnie Gundersen on Five O’clock Shadow with Robert Knight, WBAI, Nov. 10, 2011 at 5:00 pm EDT:
Excerpts from interview with nuclear engineer Arnie Gundersen, at ~22:00 in
- Obviously Japan is a messs, but we also found in the Cascades, that’s in the Pacific Northwest… Local contamination throughout the Cascades on the order of 100 disintegrations per second in around 2 pounds of dirt [~100 becquerels per kilogram, approaching the levels of many areas in Japan that are relatively close to Fukushima (See Below)]…
- If you’re in the Cascades, perhaps you need to wash your shoes and wash your vegetables and things like that…
- There’s going to be a little bit of cesium in all our foods…. it’s going to ultimately get in very low concentrations in our food… not true in the Cascades. There’s other things we should be doing there.
Listen to the full broadcast here: http://archive.wbai.org/files/mp3/wbai_111110_170058fiveshadow.mp3
Via yesterday’s Telegraph:
It is also likely [farm] production is “partially impacted in neighbouring provinces such as Iwate, Miyagi, Yamagata, Niigata, Tochigi, Ibaraki and Chiba where values of more than 250 becquerels per kilogram cannot be excluded”, [according to a newly published study].
Published: November 16th, 2011 at 6:34 am ET