Senior Scientist: Fukushima problem getting worse — Leaks from plant becoming stronger — We’re back to where we just can’t predict how long and how much is coming out of there (AUDIO)

Published: September 21st, 2013 at 5:13 pm ET
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Third Eye Weekly on BreakThru Radio, Sept. 17, 2013 – Ken Buesseler, Senior Scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (At 38:00 in): What’s been happening at some level like a month ago there was less concern […] You measure the isotopes, we can say that they’re coming from that reactor, and had it been completely zero, we couldn’t have seen them anymore. So we’ve known about the leaks, they seem to be getting stronger.

Worldview on WBEZ 91.5 Chicago, August 26, 2013 – Ken Buesseler, Senior Scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (At 14:30 in): We’re kind of back in a situation where we just can’t predict how long and how much is coming out of there. We thought by now this would have really ramped down, and it’s just become this persistent problem that seems to be getting worse.

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Published: September 21st, 2013 at 5:13 pm ET
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38 comments to Senior Scientist: Fukushima problem getting worse — Leaks from plant becoming stronger — We’re back to where we just can’t predict how long and how much is coming out of there (AUDIO)

  • Sol Man

    Perhaps a constant cycle of evaporation, precipitation, always concentrating in place- while some quantity leaks out.

  • zardoz2012 zardoz2012

    Forgive my ignorance, but is it possible for there to be a certain amount of radiation that causes a radioactive chain reaction in atoms that are not originally radioactive?

    I mean, if there is enough corium in one place, can it make the water and soil around it radioactive by eroding neutrons and electrons from the surrounding atoms? Then those atoms become radioactive causing other atoms to become radioactive too over time? Like a virus?

    • dosdos dosdos

      Yes. Google "neutron bombardment". The process is often used to create specific isotopes for medical and scientific use.

      • zardoz2012 zardoz2012

        Dosdos, thanks for confirming this for me. So I wonder if it is possible that we have started a nuclear chain reaction in The Pacific?

    • Kassandra

      Terrifying

      I'm a materialist and I've had visions about Fukushima

      The scientific research I've pursued verified the apocalyptic potential of the site, especially given its proximity to the Daini and Tokia sites, which were damaged in march 2011.

      Neutron bombardment. What a concept. Consume and inhale enough radioisotopes and your cells might become radioactive, as you die horribly.

      We don't want this poison!

      • zardoz2012 zardoz2012

        At this point I am more worried about the health of the planet. My paranoia is not justified but I have this horrible idea that we have started some sort of reaction that will cause the planet to slowly "rot"?

        I mean, how far down into the earth has the corium travelled? I am sure there are materials made up of stable atomic elements deep in the earth's rock that can become unstable if they come in contact with the corium (made unstable or radioactive via nuclear fission). This might explain why the amount of radiation at Fukushima Daichi is increasing. It may no longer be coming from just the original corium alone.

    • MichaelV MichaelV

      Fukushima is rewriting the book on a meltdown disaster; it's three coriums that are residing in the river that leads to sea.

      There is no knowledge of what will ultimately happen, but the oceans will be involved in whatever transpires.

      http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_meltdown

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    How long can people live with this nuclear disaster when it's continually getting worse?

    • moonshellblue moonshellblue

      How long can people live is contingent upon individuals and is difficult to predict. I'm sure your weren't really asking but studies have shown that low dose radiation over extended periods can be worse than one big exposure, simply stated. There is an excellent youtube video which discusses the effects of low dose radiation exposure which I will try to locate as it is well researched and well done. I just can't believe how this global catastrophe has been handle or rather the lack of response, truly mind boggling.

  • Sol Man

    We here probably understand, though we are loath to bring it up, that because of the stknet virus that we probably do know for certain what the operating conditions of any of these death machines is, that is any of them anywhere.

    • Sol Man

      I left out the most important operative word in my comment: we do NOT know for certain what he operating conditions are!
      End of story?
      It may be.

  • UncleCrusty

    Really Ken? "Ramped down by now"? How Buckwheat? New duct tape? Ninja phytoplankton? How does this get better if everything DerPCO does either fails outright, or is so horribly ill conceived it makes things worse.
    "we're kind of back at a situation where we just cant predict…"
    Well no screaming eagle shit there, Kenboy. Just cash your shill check and STFU. I am Sick of your incessant bullshit ie; half truth, underestimates and pure fantasy thinking. Next you'll ask us to believe in the Magic Harbor theory. Asshat!
    There. I'm better now

  • or-well

    "There will never be a detectable level of radioactivity in ocean water on the west coast of the United States…or Hawaii" –
    so says the teenage nuclear scientist at about 48:30 in on the BreakThru Radio link.

    For those who didn't check it out – no joke.
    Google Taylor Wilson.
    Or http://www.sciradioactive.com/Taylors_Nuke_Site/Welcome.html

    This young Nukist acolyte will quite probably be joining the High Priesthood of Nukism one day.

  • J.

    This is not directly on topic, but regarding the apparent lack of high-level US action on Fukushima, see this:

    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36300.htm

    The writer claims VP Kerry has 38 million bucks in "defense" stocks including GE. Many more executive, legislative, and judicial branch employees may have sold out too.

  • J.

    Correction to above: Kerry is of course the Secretary of State. Biden is VP. Careless. Sorry.

  • wetpwcas1 wetpwcas1

    You can bet your lives that all stock holders of all of these death factories made damn sure the worlds pubic was not told crap! That is SOP Standard Operating Procedure! Wealth will not help them in hell!

  • EVERY DAY, I read ENE News. Every day it is reported that the situation is worse than the day before.
    When is the world going to wake up and realize this situation is intolerable? Actually, by now I was pretty sure people were going to be dropping like flies. Thankfully, that is not the problem. However, it may not be long before that dreaded scenario becomes an all too true reality. I will keep reading and I will keep hoping.

  • MichaelV MichaelV

    Harvey Wasserman is being interviewed right now by Pat Thurston on KGO AM 810 (BAY AREA)

    They're talking Fukushima. Call 415 808 0810

    http://www.kgoradio.com/

  • unincredulous unincredulous

    Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Typhoons, Tornados,poor management pool, etc., etc. What a great place to build a nuclear power plant. I can't imagine that things are going down hill. Umm, err, OK.

    I can imagine going on a camping trip with those fine folks who planned that event. They would probably choose a fine camping site. I imagine it would have plenty of mosquitos, a spot rarely prone to flooding, such as Lake Victoria in Africa with crocodiles 31.1 feet long. Bullets, but no actual firearms. They would pack plenty of portable fuel tanks, but probably forget to bring the stove. Forget about toilet paper. What a dream. Crocodiles flossing their teeth with big bellies full of paid off crack smoking engineers, designers, site surveyors, politicians, etc, etc. Evolution in action.

  • unincredulous unincredulous

    "We’re back to where we just can’t predict how long and how much is coming out of there." — Looking up into the crocodiles butt.

  • razzz razzz

    I see Kenny is back and is becoming more confused than ever. Once he learns how to say "no containment at Daiichi" then he will understand why the radiation levels keep rising in the environment. Only a big mystery in his mind.

    That young kid is already a lost cause but of course he is not a medical doctor of any sort. Radioactive Cesium takes the place of potassium in the body and causes 'Chernobyl Heart' syndrome among other diseases.

    Ionizing radiation irradiates anything it comes in contact with so all the metal holding tanks themselves will become radioactive waste along with concrete, dirt, sand, water, plastics, duct tape, cranes, pumps, protective suits, anything exposed to ionizing radiation will become more radioactive waste that has to be dealt with.

  • 6feetunder 6feetunder

    The company also discovered those loose bolts in a storage tank which are believed to have caused the daily leak of 300 tons of toxic water into the ocean.

    Wrecked Fukushima power plant to become training base – report
    Published time: September 21, 2013 18:01
    http://on.rt.com/l4zbhy

  • Sol Man

    Go long lead coffins and urns.

  • Quantum Shaman

    Fear not my friends!

    The Akashic Records will have taken note of all these events and happenings, and will persecute ALL those responsible in their next time dimension journey(s) for all time. Nothing is overlooked!

    Consider these options:-

    – Have they considered freezing the spent fuel pool itself, with a cradle providing further support underneath?

    – Have they considered closing the harbour off to form a gigantic frozen storage pool?

    – Have they considered mining/boring shafts to get below the corium blobs to allow 'capture cradles' to be built?

    – Consider the use of 5th dimension/element Universal Energy Life Forces?

    Hopefully someone with influence may read these posts.

    I remain available with other ideas and thoughts should they be needed. Good luck.

    Namaste, love & light to you all.

    QS.

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    "We’re back to where we just can’t predict how long and how much is coming out of there'

    Buesseler acts like he laid out some hypothesis..stretched itout ..ran the numbers..and came back to this conclusion.
    Let's see that..
    Let's see how far he got out there before concluding he didn't have enough data..and doesn't know what he is talking about…!

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Isn't this the same guy..that said the fish isn't glowing yet..eat up?
    He said this based on what data?

  • MVB Michael Van Broekhoven

    Looks like the amount of fallout that is reaching North America may have been higher in Summer 2013 than in Spring 2011, at least in some locations. Radiation spikes often correspond with rain events. Also noteworthy: the EPA sometimes turns off their monitors precisely at such instances. A little messy, but for whatever it's worth, new blogpost: USA Radioactive Rain: A snapshot in time and space: A couple EPA Radnet Gamma graphs with Rain data (Spring 2011 versus Summer 2013). http://wp.me/puwO9-2ao