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Dr. Kodama: Tokyo radiation “continuously high” since raining on March 21

Radiation increased to .2 microsieverts/hour . . . → Read More: Dr. Kodama: Tokyo radiation “continuously high” since raining on March 21

Oklahoma City rain at 1.62 microsieverts per hour — “Dangerous Radiation Background” (VIDEO)

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Aug 6, 2011 Oklahoma City First Rain Since Drought Started, FireByNight, August 6, 2011:

Rain stopped long enough to go outside and see what came down in the rain. Got rain sample from top of plastic trash bin. Started raining again toward the end of the video. I had to stop and get out . . . → Read More: Oklahoma City rain at 1.62 microsieverts per hour — “Dangerous Radiation Background” (VIDEO)

Amount of contaminated water rises by 3,000 tons in a week at Fukushima plant — Not going as planned

Contaminated Water Treatment System: 58% Operating Rate, Amount of Water Increased by 3000 Tonnes in a Week, EX-SKF, July 27, 2011:

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The amount of contaminated water hasn’t decreased as planned. With the rain from the typhoons and fresh water from the dam to supplement the treated water when the . . . → Read More: Amount of contaminated water rises by 3,000 tons in a week at Fukushima plant — Not going as planned

Former official at Japan’s Nuclear Safety Commission discusses radioactive contamination from “black rain” (FAIREWINDS VIDEO)

Former top official at Japan’s Nuclear Safety Commission discusses radioactive contamination from “black rain” (FAIREWINDS VIDEO)

Ex Japanese Nuclear Regulator Blames Radioactive Animal Feed on “Black Rain”, Fairewinds Associates, July 19, 2011:

While many radioactive cattle have been discovered large distances from Fukushima, what is more important is where their feed is coming from. “It’s not only about the radioactive cattle in Fukushima Prefecture; its also about the radioactive straw . . . → Read More: Former official at Japan’s Nuclear Safety Commission discusses radioactive contamination from “black rain” (FAIREWINDS VIDEO)

Powerful typhoon to threaten Japan early next week — Widespread adverse sea impact possible for Fukushima plant

Typhoon Threat to Japan, AccuWeather by Jim Andrews, Senior Meteorologist, July 14, 2011 at 6:31 am EDT:

A powerful typhoon could strike mainland Japan early next week.

Widespread adverse rain, wind and sea impact is possible, even for site of the tsunami disaster and nuclear site. [...]

Depending upon storm intensity at landfall, winds . . . → Read More: Powerful typhoon to threaten Japan early next week — Widespread adverse sea impact possible for Fukushima plant

Local TV: Feds accused of failing to keep public informed of radiation from Fukushima (VIDEO)

High levels of radiation detected in Northwest rainwater, KING 5, July 11, 2011:

A Seattle nuclear watchdog group is accusing the federal government of failing to keep the public informed of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster. [...]

“Our government said no health levels, no health levels were exceeded.When in fact the rain water . . . → Read More: Local TV: Feds accused of failing to keep public informed of radiation from Fukushima (VIDEO)

Army Corps warns of forecast calling for up to 3 inches of rain in Missouri River basin — Record dam releases to continue as reservoirs “so close” to crest

Corps Warns Of Possible Heavy Rainfall In Upper Basin, Press & Dakotan, July 11, 2011:

The Corps of Engineers is maintaining record releases at both Fort Randall Dam in Pickstown and Gavins Point Dam in Yankton amidst a forecast calling for as much as 3 inches of rainfall in the Missouri River basin. [...]

“The reservoirs, . . . → Read More: Army Corps warns of forecast calling for up to 3 inches of rain in Missouri River basin — Record dam releases to continue as reservoirs “so close” to crest

City near Ft. Calhoun nuclear plant gets 2.5 inches of rain in 6 hours (VIDEO)

City near Ft. Calhoun nuclear plant gets 2.5 inches of rain in 6 hours (VIDEO)

Heavy Rain Adds To Flooding Woes, WOWT, June 25, 2011:

Assistant Omaha Fire Chief Dan Stolinski said the city got about 2.5 inches of rain in six hours, causing water to pool near the stadium hosting the College World Series.

Some areas reported three inches of rain. There was significant pooling of water behind . . . → Read More: City near Ft. Calhoun nuclear plant gets 2.5 inches of rain in 6 hours (VIDEO)

Water level near Cooper nuke plant expected to rise this weekend, says National Weather Service

Missouri River flooding prompts northwest Missouri evacuations, Associated Press, June 24, 2011:

[...] The area could see water for some time. The Army Corps of Engineers has been releasing water from upstream dams after heavy rain and snow melt. Water releases at the Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota hit 160,000 cubic feet of . . . → Read More: Water level near Cooper nuke plant expected to rise this weekend, says National Weather Service

500,000 Bq/kg of radioactive Cesium found 75 miles from Fukushima plant

Radioactive material, the risk of high local concentrations, Asahi, May 31, 2011:

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Special Committee on Earthquake East subcommittee of the County Council in 30 days, the impact on the dispersal of radioactive materials within the prefecture, after . . . → Read More: 500,000 Bq/kg of radioactive Cesium found 75 miles from Fukushima plant

Crippled nuke plant not prepared for heavy rain, wind — TEPCO: We apologize for lack of significant measures

Crippled nuke plant not prepared for heavy rain, wind, Kyodo, May 28, 2011:

[...] Heavy rain has been forecast for the areas from Sunday to Monday due to the season’s second typhoon, Songda, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. [...]

A TEPCO official said, “We have made utmost efforts, but we have not completed . . . → Read More: Crippled nuke plant not prepared for heavy rain, wind — TEPCO: We apologize for lack of significant measures

Japan TV: Heavy rain forecast at Fukushima because of approaching typhoon — Likely to induce more radioactive leaks

Rain likely to induce more radioactive leaks, NHK, May 28, 2011:

The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says it is closely monitoring contaminated water levels in the facility as heavy rain is forecast next week. [...]

The company is concerned that contaminated water in the basement of reactor buildings and . . . → Read More: Japan TV: Heavy rain forecast at Fukushima because of approaching typhoon — Likely to induce more radioactive leaks

Physician: US should continue monitoring milk, rain because of Fukushima — It “always” turns out that radiation is higher than first thought

Canada and U.S. cut back radiation reporting, CBC News, May 9, 2011 . . . → Read More: Physician: US should continue monitoring milk, rain because of Fukushima — It “always” turns out that radiation is higher than first thought

EPA: Florida rain has third most Cs-134 and fifth most I-131 of 72 samples taken in US

Precipitation, EPA RadNet Laboratory Data, April 13, 2011 . . . → Read More: EPA: Florida rain has third most Cs-134 and fifth most I-131 of 72 samples taken in US

Local official in BC, Canada connects with pregnant moms and those with newborns after seeing radiation levels in rain rise steeply — “At the end of the day, the community’s health is at stake”

No-drink order in Old Massett, following radiation increase, Queen Charlotte Islands Observer, April 8, 2011 . . . → Read More: Local official in BC, Canada connects with pregnant moms and those with newborns after seeing radiation levels in rain rise steeply — “At the end of the day, the community’s health is at stake”

NY Times contributor confirms California rainwater 181 times above drinking water standards for radioactive iodine-131

Government Under Fire as Radiation Is Found in Milk, Rain, Bay Citizen, April 1, 2011 . . . → Read More: NY Times contributor confirms California rainwater 181 times above drinking water standards for radioactive iodine-131

Radiation from Japan Found in Milk from Washington — EPA, FDA “stepping up nationwide monitoring”

Bloomberg, March 30, 2011 at 6:04 pm EDT . . . → Read More: Radiation from Japan Found in Milk from Washington — EPA, FDA “stepping up nationwide monitoring”

Rain stimulating “reagents” used during Chernobyl to protect Moscow from fallout — Expert recommends same over Pacific for Fukushima

Radioactive rain over Pacific will save lives, RIA Novosti . . . → Read More: Rain stimulating “reagents” used during Chernobyl to protect Moscow from fallout — Expert recommends same over Pacific for Fukushima

“Yellow rain” recently reported in Tokyo also happened after Chernobyl — Government assured residents it was pollen

“Yellow rain” recently reported in Tokyo also happened after Chernobyl — Government assured residents it was pollen

“Thinking back to 20 years ago, it’s the splashing in yellow rainwater that Antonina Sergieff vividly recalls” . . . → Read More: “Yellow rain” recently reported in Tokyo also happened after Chernobyl — Government assured residents it was pollen

“Yellow rain” around Tokyo caused by pollen officials say – Rain may have contained radioactivity

Kyodo, March 24, 2011 at 1:05 am EDT . . . → Read More: “Yellow rain” around Tokyo caused by pollen officials say – Rain may have contained radioactivity

Forecast shows Tokyo under radiation threat on Sunday March 20 (VIDEO)

Forecast shows Tokyo under radiation threat on Sunday March 20 (VIDEO)

Austria’s Meteorological and Geophysics Center made the forecast on its website using radionuclide data from the Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty Organization. . . . → Read More: Forecast shows Tokyo under radiation threat on Sunday March 20 (VIDEO)