TV: Gas release from U.S. nuclear site covered up? — Continued for several days — “Spontaenous, not controlled” (VIDEO)

Published: April 10th, 2013 at 11:34 am ET
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KING 5 News, April 5, 2013 (h/t Anonymous tip): The Department of Energy (DOE) issued a statement Friday insisting a hydrogen gas release at Hanford last month was not an unexpected event. But the DOE does not challenge KING 5’s exclusive report disputing the duration of the potentially dangerous release. On Thursday, KING 5 challenged the DOE’s assessment of the March 15th release, which stated it was an expected 36-hour event. Based on information from confidential sources, KING 5 learned the release actually lasted much longer, up to five days. […] KING 5 maintains the duration and intensity of the release elevate it beyond what could be considered “expected.” […]

KING 5 News, April 4, 2013: KING 5 News has learned there’s been a series of unexpected hydrogen gas releases from a tank holding radioactive waste at Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Confidential sources say it began on March 16 and lasted for several days, much longer than usual, and they worry a single spark could have set off an explosive release of radioactivity. […] Our confidential sources say it was of a magnitude larger than anything teams there have seen in at least two years and “burped” days longer than normal. […] We’re told this was a spontaenous release, not controlled.

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Published: April 10th, 2013 at 11:34 am ET
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24 comments to TV: Gas release from U.S. nuclear site covered up? — Continued for several days — “Spontaenous, not controlled” (VIDEO)

  • fill er up

    humans are the filthiest animals.

  • weeman

    Every time you release radioactive isotopes and there radioactive daughters they are in the environment for ever, you can't put the genie back in the bottle. Ever time you release in to the environment they accumulate and continue to accumulate, this is not sustainable, at what point is life on the plant in mortal danger, we may well already be there, I do not know but I do know if we do not change our ways and continue on the path we are on we will, I would like to believe we can overcome or I would not be here.

    • Johnny Blade Johnny Blade

      +311 weeman, I'm sure the "genie freed from bottle" phrase is getting old to you as well by now too? Unfortunately it'll have to do for now since it fits so well and always has!…I'm glad we share so many thoughts on the issues centered around the "humanoid-appearing" species assault on Planet Earth & Mother Nature herself because I also cling to the notion that "MAYBE", just maybe(?) we can pull it together long enough to salvage some semblance of a World worth living in with a quality of life worth being a part of as well! AFTERSHOCK's comment above suggesting those leading us into painful oblivion don't possess any of the "GOOD" things about "genuine" human-beings aka "humanity", amongst other key missing traits that are "over-compensated" for by a surplus of the absolute WORST characteristics which when coupled with the power & money that landed them in positions of authority where incompetence/lack of credentials holds dire consequences for the civilian population & nation(s) being misled into the contaminated ground! I too wondered if some twisted version of "E.T. Body-Snatcher" aliens masquerading as humans and/or equally warped, real-life "Manchurian Candidate" scenario has occurred in more than one Superpower's regime(?)!! Who knows what's "real" anymore?! The day was spent sitting with my wife among 35 nice folks getting IV Chemo infusions from 8am til about an hour ago…that was very "real" to me 🙁 still tryin' to keep my head up…

  • fill er up

    what a relief to anyone sitting on death row, weve all been handed a death sentence from the government.

  • jec jec

    Does anyone believe this is the FIRST time any such "release" has happened? Its probably standard operating procedure at most nuclear plants. Why else are the nuclear plants allowed to "vent" gas and steam from reactors with Tritium? This is a radioactive isotope Hydrogen-3! And ?? what else since there are no records about the contents of the venting processes easy to discover –please post links if you have the reports but…..It seems the nuclear plants do this venting on a regular basis with approval from regulatory agencies. Anyone remember the "steam" seen in some radar images coming from nuclear plants during snow storms?? That was not Grandma baking cookies!!

    The mind set seems to be as long as no one finds out..all is fine. After all, there is no way to prove the illness and damage was caused by radiation AFTER the initial damage is done. The poison of radiation can't be easily detected, silent and deadly. Smile..walk along, nothing to be seen here….

  • Ancient Egyptians used to worship Uranium as it has the same properties as the Sun – skin reddening , sickness… It was on the surface in many spots in Africa and Canada especially. The priests used it to boost their 'curses' on tombs, as Howard Carter's party found out..

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar anne

      Do you have a link for that info.?

      • papacares papacares

        anne – it is well known Howard Carter died of lymphoma also known as Hodgkin's lymphocytic leukemia

        http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1253701/

        The U.S. government recently implemented rules for awarding compensation to individuals with cancer who were exposed to ionizing radiation while working in the nuclear weapons complex. Under these rules, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is considered to be a nonradiogenic form of cancer. In other words, workers who develop CLL automatically have their compensation claim rejected because the compensation rules hold that the risk of radiation-induced CLL is zero. In this article we review molecular, clinical, and epidemiologic evidence regarding the radiogenicity of CLL. We note that current understanding of radiation-induced tumorigenesis and the etiology of lymphatic neoplasia provides a strong mechanistic basis for expecting that ionizing radiation exposure increases CLL risk. The clinical characteristics of CLL, including prolonged latency and morbidity periods and a low case fatality rate, make it relatively difficult to evaluate associations between ionizing radiation and CLL risk via epidemiologic methods…. However, epidemiologic findings are consistent with a hypothesis of elevated CLL mortality risk after a latency and morbidity period that spans several decades. Our findings in this review suggest that there is not a persuasive basis for the conclusion that CLL is a nonradiogenic form of cancer.

        • timemachine2020 timemachine2020

          papacares – great post – you should send that research to Dr. Helen Caldicott. She would find that interesting to say the least. She is a very nice lady and actually returns her emails. You 2 are meant to cross paths. Keep up the good work! You can cotact her through her website at http://www.helencaldicott.com

  • Yeah well modern man uses uranium to make money. There will be no notification of radiated releases. They want no disturbances to the all important for them task of making money. I am from the "all I need is a pint a day" school of thought. Bury the poison and be kind to our kids.

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    There's never (ever) warning with radiation leaks and releases.

  • haizedustrium-1234 haizedustrium-1234

    Europium-152
    http://www.radioactivist.org/Q%20&%20A%20from%20GAP.pdf
    thorium to uranium
    uranium back to thorium
    europium-152 back to europe