Title: Tragedy in Fukushima: when can we go back to home again?
Author: Kim Kyung-Hoon
Date: February 13, 2012
[...] Two million Fukushima residents have growing concerns surrounding radiation contamination. Masks to prevent radiation from getting into their respiratory organs have been necessities for children and they were advised not to play outside. People line up to get their cultivated vegetables and food tested for radiation. Governments monitor radiation levels in the town and announce the level every day to ease concerns.
The thing is that these concerns are not limited to Fukushima. High radiation levels have been detected in several places, including Tokyo, more than 270 km away from the nuclear power plant, and the nuclear contamination fears have plagued the country.[...]
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Title: Nuclear expert Arnold Gundersen with the first 2012 Fukushima update
Source: If You Love This Planet Radio with Dr. Helen Caldicott
Date: Feb. 11, 2012
At 25:15 in
- More than half of the population of Japan are in areas that are contaminated… more than half
- Potentially even if you’re 400km away you’re seeing contamination
- It’s essentially the very southern parts of Japan that are almost radiation free
Listen to the broadcast here
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Published: February 13th, 2012 at 1:40 pm ET