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World Health Organization “beholden” to IAEA since 1959 — Can’t release a report without their agreement — “Like having Dracula guard the blood bank” (VIDEO)

World Health Organization “beholden” to IAEA since 1959 — Can’t release a report without their agreement — “Like having Dracula guard the blood bank” (VIDEO)

Title: Chernobyl: A Million Casualties – YouTube

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Date: Mar 24, 2011

Description: A million people have died so far as a result of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant accident, explains Janette Sherman, M.D., toxicologist and contributing editor of the book Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment. Published . . . → Read More: World Health Organization “beholden” to IAEA since 1959 — Can’t release a report without their agreement — “Like having Dracula guard the blood bank” (VIDEO)

10 trillion becquerels per hour of radiation currently being released from Fukushima plant: Researcher (VIDEO)

10 trillion becquerels per hour still being released from Fukushima plant: Researcher (VIDEO)

Christopher Busby: Chernobyl-like radiation found in Tokyo, RT, August 17, 2011:

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Chris Busby [visiting professor at the University of Ulster’s school of biomedical sciences and scientific secretary of the European Committee on Radiation Risk, a think-tank -Bloomberg]:

I was told by somebody who heard this from a TEPCO official who was . . . → Read More: 10 trillion becquerels per hour of radiation currently being released from Fukushima plant: Researcher (VIDEO)

Worse than a ‘melt through’ – a ‘melt out’? — See Graphic

Melt-out “nuclear fuel” struck fear in the groundwater! — the worst excess of the melt through — TEPCO do not hide this possibility!, Gendai, July 8, 2011:

Google Translation

[...] Unimaginable “terrible reality”, but might be going on deep inside the reactor building basement —.

International Atomic Energy Agency released on July 6 . . . → Read More: Worse than a ‘melt through’ – a ‘melt out’? — See Graphic

IAEA closed door session: Group was unable to obtain necessary information from Japan about Fukushima — Led to difficulties projecting how radioactive materials would spread around world

IAEA criticizes Japan’s nuclear data sharing. NHK, June 22. 2011:

Participants at a closed door session of the International Atomic Energy Agency have agreed to set up an international mechanism to share information in the event of nuclear emergencies. [...]

A Japanese official quoted an expert from the World Meteorological Organization as saying the . . . → Read More: IAEA closed door session: Group was unable to obtain necessary information from Japan about Fukushima — Led to difficulties projecting how radioactive materials would spread around world

Japanese gov’t report on Fukushima: “The situation has become extremely severe”

Japanese government compiled report on Fukushima nuclear accident, Denki Shimbun, June 14, 2011:

The Japanese government prepared a report on the accident at the Fukushima I nuclear power station (NPS) of Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. (TEPCO) and submitted it to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on June 7. The findings will be . . . → Read More: Japanese gov’t report on Fukushima: “The situation has become extremely severe”

60 million curies of radiation released from Fukushima — 50 million curies at Chernobyl

Japan Admits 3 Nuclear Meltdowns, More Radiation Leaked into Sea; U.S. Nuclear Waste Poses Deadly Risks, Democracy Now, June 10, 2011:Emphasis Added

ROBERT ALVAREZ [former senior policy adviser to the U.S. Secretary of Energy]: Yes. As you know, the Japanese government, in its report to the IAEA, said it had underestimated the amount of . . . → Read More: 60 million curies of radiation released from Fukushima — 50 million curies at Chernobyl

Gov’t report suggests situation “far worse” than meltdown — It “is the worst possibility in a nuclear accident”

‘Melt-through’ at Fukushima? / Govt report to IAEA suggests situation worse than meltdown, Yomiuri Shimbun, June 8, 2011:

Nuclear fuel in three reactors at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant has possibly melted through pressure vessels and accumulated at the bottom of outer containment vessels, according to a government report obtained Tuesday by The . . . → Read More: Gov’t report suggests situation “far worse” than meltdown — It “is the worst possibility in a nuclear accident”

IAEA is mandated to “accelerate and enlarge the contribution of atomic energy” — “Like expecting a tobacco company to prevent lung cancer”

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No confidence in the International Atomic Energy Agency, Greenpeace, June 3, 2011:

[T]he IAEA draws up nuclear safety standards. These are used as benchmarks in virtually all nuclear countries. In the European Union they are even enshrined in law.

[I]t controls research on health issues surrounding radiation that should then feed into its safety . . . → Read More: IAEA is mandated to “accelerate and enlarge the contribution of atomic energy” — “Like expecting a tobacco company to prevent lung cancer”

IAEA: Japan gov’t response to nuclear crisis has been “exemplary” — Long-term response “impressive and well organized”

Radiation monitoring continues near damaged Japanese nuclear plant, UN reports, UN News Centre, June 2, 2011:

[...] Nearly three months after the incident, the situation at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant remains “very serious,” Denis Flory, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security, told a news . . . → Read More: IAEA: Japan gov’t response to nuclear crisis has been “exemplary” — Long-term response “impressive and well organized”

Nuclear engineers urging IAEA to create “Level 8″ on INES scale for Fukushima

Nuclear engineers urging IAEA to create “Level 8″ on INES scale for Fukushima

Linda Moulton Howe interviews Scott Portzline, security consultant to Three Mile Island Alert, Coast to Coast AM, May 26, 2011: At 32:45 in (Transcript Summary)

Nuclear engineers urging IAEA to create level 8 for Fukushima Multiple source terms from multiple sources 3 reactors with core melt accidents, likely meltdown through the vessels… Spent fuel . . . → Read More: Nuclear engineers urging IAEA to create “Level 8″ on INES scale for Fukushima

“IAEA today admitted there is no such thing as ‘safe’ levels of radiation” — Allowable radiation standard based on ‘benefit’, not safety

‘There’s no safe radiation level’, Free Malaysia Today by Tashny Sukumaran, June 2, 2011:

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today admitted there is no such thing as “safe” levels of radiation. [...]

CAP vice-president Mohideen Abdul Kader told reporters after meeting the IAEA panel that they had agreed to carry out a cost-benefit analysis . . . → Read More: “IAEA today admitted there is no such thing as ‘safe’ levels of radiation” — Allowable radiation standard based on ‘benefit’, not safety

Reactor No. 5 cooling system stops, backup not yet working — Analysis showed No. 1 was melting 50 minutes after cooling stopped

Cooling system stops at No.5 reactor in Fukushima, Xinhua, May 29, 2011:

Cooling system at a reactor of the crippled Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant stopped from Saturday [...]

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said the pumps to cool the nuclear reactor and fuel pool have stopped at the No. 5 unit, and the operator . . . → Read More: Reactor No. 5 cooling system stops, backup not yet working — Analysis showed No. 1 was melting 50 minutes after cooling stopped

IAEA informed in March that No. 1 reactor core started melting about 50 minutes after cooling stopped — Melted pile of fuel in 3.5 hours

Fukushima reactor had meltdown 3.5 hours after cooling system collapsed: U.S. researcher, Mainichi, May 23, 2011: . . . → Read More: IAEA informed in March that No. 1 reactor core started melting about 50 minutes after cooling stopped — Melted pile of fuel in 3.5 hours

“Recriticality? Possibility of recriticality?! IAEA report: a meltdown at Fukushima unit 3?” (JAPAN TV)

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Recriticality? Possibility of re-criticality?! IAEA investigation into, and three rocket or Hukuzima Meltdown? (Recriticality? 再臨界の可能性は?! IAEA調査入り,福島三号機でMeltdownか?), May 18, 2011:

Translation via FanJapan

Title: “Recriticality? Possibility of recriticality?! IAEA report: a meltdown at Fukushima unit 3?”

Update: Full Translation via JapanFan (Please consider leaving a kind word for their efforts in the comment section)

. . . → Read More: “Recriticality? Possibility of recriticality?! IAEA report: a meltdown at Fukushima unit 3?” (JAPAN TV)

IAEA expert predicts radioactive cesium will be carried across Pacific to West Coast of U.S. and Canada in one or two years

Workers enter Japan nuclear reactor building, AP, May 5, 2011 . . . → Read More: IAEA expert predicts radioactive cesium will be carried across Pacific to West Coast of U.S. and Canada in one or two years

IAEA: White “smoke” continues to be emitted from units No. 2 and 3

Fukushima Nuclear Accident Update Log, IAEA, May 3, 2011:

Overall, the situation at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant remains very serious. [...]

White “smoke” continues to be emitted from Unit 2 and Unit 3. There was no more white “smoke” seen emanating from Unit 4 as of 21:30 UTC on 25 April or . . . → Read More: IAEA: White “smoke” continues to be emitted from units No. 2 and 3

IAEA: ‘Vapor’ rising from reactors No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4

Reactor Flooding Effort Proceeds at Japan Reactor, Global Security Newswire, April 27, 2011:

Workers continued the insertion of nitrogen gas into the No. 1 reactor to prevent additional explosions. White vapor continued to exit reactors No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4, according to an IAEA statement. [...] (International Atomic Energy Agency release).

Read . . . → Read More: IAEA: ‘Vapor’ rising from reactors No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4

Localized criticality happening now: Blue flashing light over Fukushima — “Not good news” says Fox (VIDEO)

Localized criticality happening now: Blue flashing light over Fukushima — “Not good news” says Fox (VIDEO)

IAEA doesn’t think it will cause “a full on meltdown across the plant.” . . . → Read More: Localized criticality happening now: Blue flashing light over Fukushima — “Not good news” says Fox (VIDEO)

“Ethereal blue flash” may occur during “localized criticality” -Bloomberg

Fukushima Workers Threatened by Heat Bursts; Sea Radiation Rises, Bloomberg, March 31, 2011 at 2:04 am EDT:

A partial meltdown of fuel in the No. 1 reactor building may be causing isolated reactions, Denis Flory, nuclear safety director for the IAEA, said at a press conference in Vienna. …

Nuclear experts call such reactions . . . → Read More: “Ethereal blue flash” may occur during “localized criticality” -Bloomberg

“Very high levels of contamination” far away from Fukushima exclusion zone — More than double amount Soviets set for “relocation” at Chernobyl

IAEA Confirms Very High Levels of Contamination Far From Reactors, All Things Nuclear via Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), March 30, 2011:

Today the IAEA has finally confirmed what some analysts have suspected for days: that the concentration per area of long-lived cesium-137 (Cs-137) is extremely high as far as tens of kilometers from . . . → Read More: “Very high levels of contamination” far away from Fukushima exclusion zone — More than double amount Soviets set for “relocation” at Chernobyl

IAEA: “Uncontrolled nuclear chain reactions” may be coming from melted fuel in No. 1 reactor

“Japan will consider pouring concrete into its crippled Fukushima atomic plant” . . . → Read More: IAEA: “Uncontrolled nuclear chain reactions” may be coming from melted fuel in No. 1 reactor

IAEA says Fukushima reactors may have achieved “re-criticality” — Increased radiation releases possible

IAEA nuclear safety director Denis Flory said this at a press conference on Wednesday, according to Bloomberg News . . . → Read More: IAEA says Fukushima reactors may have achieved “re-criticality” — Increased radiation releases possible

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