TV: Serious concerns in U.S. about Fukushima radioactive material coming to our shores — WSJ: There’s concern around world that ocean currents are spreading the radioactivity to faraway places (VIDEO)

Published: November 25th, 2013 at 1:13 pm ET


WSJ, Nov. 25, 2013: Water containing radioactive materials has been leaking from storage tanks and drains at the plant into groundwater and the nearby ocean, raising concerns across the world that currents might spread radioactivity to faraway places.

Fox Business, Nov. 8, 2013 (at 1:30 in): We’ve been told that the radioactive water that may wash ashore from the Fukushima area has actually been diluted to the point where at least scientists are telling us it’s not dangerous.

KEZI, Nov. 21, 2013: It’s more than 2 years since the deadly earthquake and tsunami in Japan and there are still serious concerns about radioactive material that spilled out of the Fukushima nuclear plant. Will it reach our beach? Researchers here at OSU have been monitoring the radiation levels in wildlife along the West Coast and their discoveries might come as a surprise.

Kathryn Higley, a professor and the Department Head of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics at Oregon State University: Felt ‘absolutely’ safe while at Fukushima plant standing on top of Unit 4 […] “Immediately following the accident, right along the coast of Japan, right next to the plant, there were some elevated concentrations […] We don’t expect any adverse consequences to the animals, to the marine species, to people consuming those species from the releases at Fukushima […] Epidemiologists are saying that they do not expect that they’ll ever be able to see an uptick in cancer in [Japan’s] population attributed to Fukushima.”

Previous comments from Higley on Fukushima: “The amount of strontium being released was ‘small potatoes’”

Watch KEZI’s broadcast here

Published: November 25th, 2013 at 1:13 pm ET


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92 comments to TV: Serious concerns in U.S. about Fukushima radioactive material coming to our shores — WSJ: There’s concern around world that ocean currents are spreading the radioactivity to faraway places (VIDEO)

  • Nick

    Kathryn Higley, a professor: " We don’t expect any adverse consequences to the animals, to the marine species, to people consuming those species from the releases at Fukushima […] Epidemiologists are saying that they do not expect that they’ll ever be able to see an uptick in cancer in [Japan's] population attributed to Fukushima.”

    No upticks.

    All's well folks. We can relax now. Time to worry about Black Friday.

    … How on earth can this woman be paid to teach? Shill and tell.

    No wonder the nukies have this story under-wraps.

    No upticks? Absofukolootley not. Honest. None. Nada.

    • Gradius

      TV talking this? Well, it was already TOO LATE. Sry folks, better luck next time… oh wait! We don't have "next time"!

    • Ana Ana

      Oooo lets feed her some oysters and yellow salmon with a side of small potatoes grown in the nearest hot spot. See if she gets all mutated and stuff. I am so sick of my tax dollars going to the Nuc industry via tax breaks and so forth and then to the PhD shills via tenured jobs at public universities who lie to the sheeples about how ok all this is. I am so sick of watching these people kill me personally, the human race in general and all life on the planet.

  • Nick

    An American expert, Kathryn A. Higley, the head of the department of nuclear engineering and radiation health physics at Oregon State University, said the amount of strontium being released was “small potatoes” in absolute terms and in relation to that released early in the accident.

    What about the coriums Kathryn? Don't they also release Strontium-90?

    This woman is an expert?

    Shill enough, she is.

    • jec jec

      "Epidemiologists are saying that they do not expect that they’ll ever be able to see an uptick in cancer in [Japan's] population attributed to Fukushima.” She's right..because NO ONE WILL KEEP SCIENTIFIC RECORDS FOR PROOF!! Chernobyl had 200,000 FORCED abortions to prevent birth defects! No records were kept in the first years, much health damage had to be reconstructed after the fact. Illness was ignored, liquidators forgotten. To date, Japan has not released public health records/data/cancer rates, deaths, birth defects/fetal death for the worse area of contamination for 2012/2013. Should not scientists use DATA and SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE before making "calm the great unwashed population" pronouncements?

      • We Not They Finally

        And Higley probably knows that. Making this unprosecuted criminality beforehand, during, and after the fact. Honestly makes whatever anyone else is thrown into jail for "small potatoes." These are crimes against humanity.

    • babbo dorian babbo dorian

      If she says so Nick, then she is a criminals shill.
      Good luck for you and yours, truly,

  • Grampybone Grampybone

    "We’ve been told that the radioactive water that may wash ashore from the Fukushima area has actually been diluted to the point where at least scientists are telling us it’s not dangerous."

    H2O + any fission by product = nuclear covalent bonding. The electron transfer an resulting decay means that particle's potential/kinetic energy has shifted states. This does not in anyway indicate "dilution" because it is physically impossible. Ion's bond and un-bond resulting in the transference of energy. Iron and magnets can demonstrate this principle through Tesla's work and alignment of measured photons. No where in science is there "dilution" between particle states. There is transference and energy potential polarization, but nothing close to what one could define as "dilution."

    • Grampybone Grampybone

      This is how atoms interact. No "Dilution" mentioned here.

      • pattersonp

        Yes we know about the nano-balls of Cs,etc formed. Blackdust @ 1,000,000 Bq/Kg, air filters and vacuum cleaners all containing military-grade industrial waste…

        would rather get 90% of the rads in one huge water plume on the coast of BC or Alaska or bioaccumulation than have it diluted for 10000000 years in ocean sediment.

        • We Not They Finally

          You wouldn't "rather." Not hardly. This is just babbling. It's getting annoying, pattersonp.

          • pattersonp

            I would want the entire pacific to absorb every last drop, yes I would rather that.

            Its better then paranoia nut heads going on about plumes and citing arnie gundersen or crackpot caldicott. THey are such visionary right? EVery last word they have said so far is out of textbooks and can apply to any nuclear situation ever.
            Or should I endlessly go on about 'what if' or "THE END IS COMING THANKS NUCLEAR ADN TEPCO" like every other person? I CANT SLEEP AT NIGHT OH NOEZ THE SEALS IN ALASKA HAVE LESIONS…

            Bioaccumulation and large plumes are better than 100000 yrs of ocean sediment and every single animal dying attributed to 'fukushima' as everyone here LOVESSS to do. I'm alive for maybe 80 yrs out of billions of this earth … cant waste it complaining about the nuke industry.

            • pattersonp, you obviously have an ax to grind as you are spending a lot of time here. Read some of the articles and do some research. Would love to see some links to back up what you say. So far most won't even engage with you. So you have a long way to go to illicit any credibility from this crowd, including me. This is a free speech zone and ENEnews administration won't kick you out as long as your commentary isn't hateful. So by all means fill your boots. Happy you are willing to invest your time here with us. Peace

              • babbo dorian babbo dorian

                100% with you Mark,,,,, no case to answer trolls…..

                • lickerface lickerface

                  I was about to say that this paid troll speaks with too much conviction to be effective. Instead of attacking the issue, others' feelings/emotions are attacked in an attempt to arouse debate, finally resulting in a "forum slide" or "misdirection". If he is not a troll, he is very young. Maybe he's working as a teaching assistant for nuclear science at a university.

            • Emmanuel Truthseeker Emmanuel Truthseeker

              If you don't want to wast time Patter… complaining about the nuke industry, why are you adding to this thread and wasting our time?

              And, besides, people contributing to this thread are not so much complaining as pointing out issues, seeking answers, and, indeed, attempting to provide them, which is more than I have seen you do. Contributors on this thread are serious about this issue and have consistently furthered the discussion with links and astute observations.

              The Fukushima nuclear disaster is a horrible 'accident' which needs our collective, focused attention. This Fuk up is unprecedented and may very well signal an ELE; if not for the entire planet, but most certainly for significant parts of her. Increased numbers of deaths are already being reported in the United States. All along the west coast creatures are showing us, in ever increasing numbers that something is amiss. The 'final straw' breaking the 'camel's back' is this wake up call to the world strongly suggesting, anyone believing the nuclear power industry to be safe is a complete idiot and a very dangerous moron who should be immediately whisked away to a psych ward and fed plutonium tablets.

      • jec jec

        Correct. A hot particle is a hot particle. I guess by dilution they mean spreading the poison farther, not making it safer. We are one dumb batch of mammals..

        • Emmanuel Truthseeker Emmanuel Truthseeker

          Some of us more so than others, jec.

          How we are a 'dumb batch of mammals' is by not rounding up the culprits and holding them to account for this disaster. Once they are found guilty, perhaps their miserable carcasses can be used to 'stuff the hole.'

  • ruppert

    When I read about "experts" who should know better about a lot that is being reported, it makes me think that whatever intelligence that might be running this show in the background decided to "shake it's etch-a-sketch" and start over with humanity.

  • rakingmuck

    These "experts" had me up way past dawn crying. I have already gone through the phases of grief to acceptance. Its hard for me to go about my life not knowing if the radiation bombarding my white cells, the jet about to blast the west coast where I live (which will NOT be diluted) the daily disinformation and lies, means I should be building a "shelter in place" NOW or 6 months from now. This, above all else, has me the most upset. I accepted my shelf life is severely limited a long time ago. Its not being able to end it with any peace that is now destroying the time that is left and that is salt in the wound my friends.

    • We Not They Finally

      It may sound corny, but go for INNER peace. Others' infamy doesn't make you a lesser soul. And go for general blanket protections of the immune system. Dr. Mark Sircus may be a good place to start, as it's daily-doable at home.

      Also know that you are really not alone. It's good to have a forum where people can work this through. Your grief is shared. You're on the right side. Stay strong.

      • rakingmuck

        Thank you WeNotThey I agree with you…Finally. The inner turmoil is doing neither me nor humanity any good whatsoever. If anything my anxiety is just contributing negativity to the great collective consciousness. When I wrote earlier it was way before these news pieces came out that are filled with blatant lies. I find myself surprisingly not angry about that. People today are a lot more savvy than are given credit for. Last week when I broached this subject with my neighbors they all waived their hands dismissing the TV and then showed me they had enough food, water and everything imaginable to last 3 years. This is not one family. It was ten maybe 15. They even organized a "block protection squad", won't go into detail on that one. Middle class people protecting themselves.

        With that knowledge and getting some of the more surface grief out, you are right to point me in the path of "inner peace" for all good ultimately resides there. Thank you and also for the tip on Mark.

    • AllenH AllenH

      I use beer, it has a calming effect on me. But the show aint over till the fat lady sings 😉

      • Alcohol is a depressant. All it does is mask problems in the short term. However daily heavy use of alcohol not only will let you forget about your problems but usually creates a whole new set of problems for you to deal with. Cool!
        Much better to face your problems with a clear and sober mind.

      • SadieDog

        I say use whatever works for you. Beer, tea, meditation, weed or whatever you like at this time on YOUR journey. Like the author of the essay that was shared here yesterday, I would rather be bitten by a rattlesnake after tripping for days on mushrooms in the desert, not waste away fighting an inevitability, and my neighbors for scraps of food and meds. Tell others, help others to understand, spread love and truth, be honest with your self, stay as positive as possible, be nice, but remember that no matter what happens, everything(in the grande sense)will be alright. "When it is dark enough, you can see the stars" – Charles Austin Beard

        • SadieDog

          Humans have been altering their consciousness for thousands of years. I don't see this as being the time to tell them to stop. Do you?

          • dharmasyd dharmasyd

            If evolution is now the evolution of consciousness (and I believe that to be the case), that means that the direction of evoultion must be consciously chosen. We may have missed the chance to make the choice, but the next evolving species to come along will face the same necessity.
            The situation which mandates the evolution of consciousness is the realization of Death, not just individual death, but the way we have created…


            That is the trigger for evolution. We may have missed the mandated adaptation required, but…
            …who knows… and…even if we missed…
            there will be others.

    • digitalaardvarks digitalaardvarks

      it felt good to finally cry the other day. i'm sure it's not the last time we'll cry over this.

  • We Not They Finally

    Kathryn Higley and Lady Barbara Judge seem to be twinsies. Judge said she went to Fukushima and "the morale was fantastic."

    Tell you what. Let them share some "small potato" of strontium, or plutonium, or cesium, or really, whatever dangerous radionuclide of their choice. Butter and salt — eat up — yum!

    Don't worry, ladies. We won't be using your own personal misfortunes to gum up the stats.

    • How about some good old strontium gravy for those mashed small potatoes? Cesium-sweetened yams and pumpkin pie, maybe some new iodine collard greens, cobalt and uranium cornbread, topped off with roast turkey stuffed with americium-laced buckeyballs and plutonium giblets! Eat up, kids, there are people starving in America!

      • obewanspeaks obewanspeaks

        Maybe.. Warren Buffet and Bill Gates can open up their treasure chests and feed the entire world's children for the next 1000 years! 🙂 There is always hope that those on the left, that take so much from so many. will do what is right in the future.. 🙂

        • Bowtieman Bowtieman

          Bill Gates will be warming up some GMO in an atomic stove with a shot of vaccine….. just for starters… Population reduction at its finest moment…. I'm sad also.. Trying to wrap my brain around this disaster. Great information…

  • Cisco Cisco
    Office Phone:
    541) 737-7063
    Nuclear Engineering & Radiation Health Physics
    Department Head, Professor

    Following are the folks who fund her research:

    "Our research expenditures for fiscal year 2013 totaled $6 million. Our annual research budget is funded by international, federal, state, and private agencies including:

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

    Westinghouse Electric Corporation

    Portland General Electric Company

    Oregon Department of Energy

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA)

    Ongoing collaborative research partnerships include:

    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

    Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL)

    Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)

    Idaho National Laboratory (INL)

    Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)

    A mega-shill Dr Higley…What more can one expect when intellectual whores like this are in charge!

    • We Not They Finally

      Something bad may eventually happen to people like her. Not necessarily saying that it's now or even in this life. But something really bad could happen to these people. They are collectively responsible for the death of millions, maybe trillions to come.

      Not up to me, but I say, let them get whatever they get. I don't know what happens to people who recklessly sacrifice millions just to get a paycheck and pat on the back for themselves. I'll guess they'll eventually find out.

    • Cisco Cisco

      There isn't one department, nuclear installation, lab, or private company on the list that isn't part and parcel to the coverup and/or disinformation these corrupt entities are producing.

      Ey, "Atoms for Peace", right!

      • Cisco Cisco

        Kathryn A. Higley, Ph.D., C.H.P., Management Board Member* of
        CRESP III

        *Note: There are 9 management members

        "CRESP III is a multi-university consortium working to advance cost-effective, risk-informed cleanup of the nation's nuclear weapons production facility sites and cost effective, risk-informed management of potential future nuclear sites and wastes. The CRESP Management Board and Key Personnel are experts in the areas of engineering ,ecology, economics, ethics, geology, health physics, law, occupational medicine, organizational behavior, project and fiscal management, public health, public policy, subsurface remediation, risk evaluation, and risk communication."

        CRESP III…These folks are in the radiation clean up business, so to speak. Imagine…50 years looking for the solution, and where are we today? All this money and wasted lives and what do these shills have to show for it; the ultimate repudiation of their intellect and ethics, and a whole lot of premature disease for their children, and their children's children.

        Sorry creeps, you lose too!

    • babbo dorian babbo dorian

      Yes Cisco……. many thanks for your effort in getting here that info.
      My best whishes,

    • Songie Songie

      thanks, cisco, for this info…mind if i share?

    • Emmanuel Truthseeker Emmanuel Truthseeker

      You do whores a disservice by equating Ms Higley with them.

    • rakingmuck

      For starters I would like to remind folks that the Energy Committee is run by Senator Ron Weyden who helped elect Moniz despite the fact he could not answer one question about nuclear anything – read entire confirmation hearing. So yes it comes as no surprise that Moniz who put his hand on a bible and swore he had no "conflicts of interest" is a past NOAA consultant for years. But who says you have to take it? I would not and I will not.I know without reading there is a conflict of interest going on here and I have not read the CRESP document. She is the whore for Moniz. Will prove and deal.

  • Kathryn Higley makes lots of money and is well connected within the nuclear industry. Go ahead and eat sushi, Kathy, I'm not.

    She works for this group besides her University job.

    Some evidence on the net she has some underhanded dealings


    These people make money from the nuclear industry and its part of their job to minimize radiation dangers. Maybe she believes what she says, but I don't. Without huge government subsidies nuclear energy is not viable.

    • or-well

      More Jackal Tracking!

    • Well, after that WND article I just had to go looking to see how that turned out. Sort of semi-amazing that it blew up just in time for Fukushima's meltdown/blowups, n'est ce pas? Seems Joshua managed to get his Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from OSU at some point before August of 2012. Which I guess means a court intervened, or OSU was threatened with a cut-off of funding from its many 'partners' in the nuclear industry/DoE and had to relent on at least one of the Robinson kids. As of then his brother Matthew and sister Bethany were still not there yet. OSU doesn't seem to think Robinson's home schooling curriculum is adequately scientific or something, despite the kids being exceptionally bright.

      Dad (a chemist) didn't make it to Congress, but did get himself the job of Chair of the Oregon Republican Party. Where he is most famous for fronting a petition denying that there is any scientific evidence whatsoever that human activities are contributing to global warming. He denies evolution, denies HIV causes AIDS, thinks radiation is good for you and that there should not be any public policies related to radiation exposures because radiation is good for you, of course.

      I'd be pretty suspicious of that home school curriculum too, for wannabe scientists. But they're smart kids, the bucks Dad makes off the home school curriculum has paid for all 6 higher educations (4 Ph.D.s and 2 Masters – so far), so it's certainly good for something!


      • Cisco Cisco

        Nice, Art Robinson, an ideologue who thinks he is a man of science, truly a legend in his own mind. It sounds like the water he's been drinking, or that famous Columbia River Salmon he's been eating, has already compromised his cognition as well as the nuclear engineering department at OSU.

        "All we need do with nuclear waste is dilute it to a low radiation level and sprinkle it over the ocean – or even over America after hor-mesis is better understood and verified with respect to more diseases." — Arthur B. Robinson, Access To Energy, Vol. 24, Number 8. April 1, 1997

        "It is unfortunate that this [radioactive, Tritium-contaminated water] under San Onofre [a CA nuclear power plant] is being wasted. If we could use it to enhance our own drinking water here in Oregon, where background radiation is low, it would hormetically enhance our resistance to degenerative diseases. Alas, this would be against the law." — Arthur Robinson, Access To Energy, Vol. 33, Number 9. April, 2006 (image, above, from ATE Vol. 33, #9)

        Whoaa…a dangerous nest of varmints, maybe caused by genetic damage from Hanford/Columbia River discharges?

        Wack-a-doodle do!

      • Emmanuel Truthseeker Emmanuel Truthseeker

        Just because people have Ph.D. or M.A. behind their name does not make them necessarily highly intelligent. I know lots of Ph.D.s and M.A.s and believe me, some of them are dumb as a sack of hammers; know very little, and could not function in a 'real' world outside of the ivory halls, where they might have to know practical things to save their lives; but never having learned how to think for themselves, without some other Ph.D. giving them the nod, they are basically useless 'out there'. Remember, the 'great' Doctor Albert Einstein was a notorious plaigerist with few original ideas and he is held up to be one of the great minds of the 20th Century. He had a Piled Higher, Deeper degree, as well. Probably had several of them, since he piled it so high, and so deep, physicists are still digging their way out this many years later.

        • Well, junior Joshua really did invent a fast-neutron detector that works, and (just extrapolating here), the tie-in to the operating system. Won an award and everything. I'd consider that exceptionally bright, for just a Master's.

          But there's something a little creepy there, can't put my finger on it. Dad Robinson can't really be THAT afoul of department chair Higley on something so non-controversial amongst staunch nukes as hormesis. It's their 'Whole World' per justifying their existence and constant dumping. Probably a different 'disagreement' that the actual department can't be seen to support these days. Could be the anti-evolution, or maybe the AIDS deal. Or maybe the Robinsons are sticklers for a 6,000 year old planet. Who knows?

          You're right of course about savants and the rather large number of scientists who fall somewhere on the autism spectrum. My favorite Einstein anecdote-with-a-point was the socks. One of my professors used it to illustrate Uncertainty… §;o)

  • In any case when they talk about radiated water reaching American shores, they don't talk about safety of fish. Perhaps the radiation is in small "no immediate danger" quantities but the sea life is ingesting and storing this poison so without including bio accumulation in this discussion, you are not discussing the full picture. Very poor performance of Higley and she gets a Failure grade.

    • I'm beginning to get a really strange picture of OSU's whole nuclear engineering department. Higley's certainly a nut-job, but we don't know that junior Robinson's a nut job. His Dad sure is. Maybe it's a nuclear nut-job war. In which case, I'll get pom-poms in both team colors and cheer 'em on… §;o)

    • Emmanuel Truthseeker Emmanuel Truthseeker

      It is possible she purchased her certificate from a degree vendor and did not actually do the course work, or write an original dissertation. She could have purchased both from eBAy.

  • Songie Songie

    I am so PO'd! this piece of sh*t Higley is in my neck of the woods…..her venomous lies are on my local news stations….$%^&*@!

    hey enewsers….if you had to point to ONE article that best makes the case for radiation causing cancer, what would that be? I need some good ammo to help reverse these lies…for family and friends of mine who have seen this and will now be sure I am a paranoid nutcase…..


  • weeman

    I don't know what they are thinking, they are not.
    It is simple math it is not quantum physics, you have three molten cores uncontained and no practical time frame to stem output of contaminated water entering ocean, each core has the potential to kill everyone on earth multiple times?, it is not sustainable, I don't need a abacus.

    The only question is the time required and that depends on rate of output and level of contamination and volume.

  • ruppert

    @We Not They Finally,

    I used to volunteer at a Unity type church in Honolulu and the minister had a great saying that went something like this:

    "Never want what you don't want for another because you are dishing it into your own bowl and it's what you will get to eat"

    Personally I think those 2 women are not human but I try to refrain from trying to understand why this situation and the people involved in it are doing what they do and tell myself that everybody will end up where they belong.

    Save your energy for building yourself up and try to focus on your place and what you can do for yourself and others.

    I know it's easier to say than do but each time you feel anger towards those people, it's like they are doing it to you again by dragging you down in anger and sucking off your life energy.

    I really am not preaching but have always liked that saying

    • Anger is a very normal reaction to this type of thing. Everyone gets angry. If you follow the Bible even God got angry at humans and caused a flood. Not getting angry means suppressing your emotions.
      As the ocean collects more radiation you can kiss your Salmon dinner goodbye. Would be illogical to not get angry unless you are a Vulcan.
      If everyone got angry enough maybe we would collectively do something.

    • And Rupert, why would you try to "refrain from trying to understand why this situation and the people involved in it are doing what they do"? We all need to understand what motivates these people. They have profitable careers in the nuclear field directly or indirectly supported with tax dollars. This woman has spent her whole life in school and says what she says not understanding the reality its all theory to her. Maybe if she saw a cancer victim in Fukushima she would change her mind as long as she could maintain her lifestyle…

      • 16Penny 16Penny

        People like her will not change until they see a cancer patient in their immediate family or in the mirror each day.

        Lady, please don't wait until it is too late. Do the right thing, which usually isn't the easy thing.

  • 富岡_Blue_Heron 富岡_Blue_Heron

    I'd like to see Higley eat a rockfish

  • Obviously the nuclear energy/science community has to minimize Fukushima because all the safe guards they put in place failed. Fukushima with three melted burned out reactors spilling radiation into the ocean and air tons of spent fuel on site and wont be fixed because is so costly to fix right it would bankrupt Japan, the worlds third largest economy. Fukushima is a monument to the ineptitude of the collective nuclear industry. Since Japan is known for its technically advanced society if it can happen in Japan (and Russia) it can happen anywhere. Even if all nuke energy is stopped it will still be a trillion dollar project to clean it up and spent fuel rods will be looked after by our childrens childrens children.
    Nuclear Energy = boondoggle

    boondoggle |ˈboōnˌdägəl; -ˌdôgəl| informal
    work or activity that is wasteful or pointless but gives the appearance of having value : writing off the cold fusion phenomenon as a boondoggle best buried in literature.
    • a public project of questionable merit that typically involves political patronage and graft:
    : they each drew $600,000 in the final months of the great boondoggle.
    verb [ intrans. ]
    waste money or time on such projects.
    ORIGIN 1930s: of unknown origin.

  • Alpha1

    Grampy bone is 100% correct I do not know why people are so stupid to listen to the BS they are spewing but I can tall you ignorance is not bliss it is plain ignorant. Get a clue use the tools you have to realize that when you take the pictures of the recent articles you will start to lose your mind with the many if not hundreds of changes in amounts of anything given by TEPCO.

    This is not only criminal but an act of war and they really are playing all for fools..;.

  • ruppert


    I'm not saying to not get angry. Anger is normal and is healthy when it's used as a catalyst for something else. Stewing in anger is what I really should have said.

    Of course this whole situation sucks and many people will die and a myriad of other tragedies will take place because of it. You would have to be emotionally dead to not feel anger and even rage.

    It's what a person does with that anger that matters. Uncontrolled sustained anger wears us down physically and mentally.

    I should not have posted that as it appears that I'm telling someone how to feel and that was not my intention.

    I apologize if I offended anybody.

    • Rupert, you didn't offend me and the person you directed your original comment to didn't retort. All discussion is good. Fukushima is just one symptom of a larger problem, boiled down to "Those in charge are inept". We don't need nuclear energy especially when its clear that even after Chernobyl, after Fukushima, the same cruddy forty year old Nuke power plants, indeed duplicate Fukushima GE mark 2,3,4 reactors are running in the USA. My country, Canada is still willing to sell uranium. Why not? we are selling asbestos too even though its outlawed for use in my country. The politics are focused on the economy. But the economy is destroying this planet. The economy cuts down trees pollutes air and due to economic reasons less money is being spent on fixing Fukushima then is being spent on the Tokyo Olympics. The Gulf oil spill clearcutting old growth forests overfishing etc etc. all to make a quick buck. All discussion is good as long as it is sincere.

    • Emmanuel Truthseeker Emmanuel Truthseeker

      Anger, righteous indignation, hatred for those responsible… those are healthy reactions to this disaster at Fukushima. I agree with Ruppert. It is how we channel those powerful emotions, that is the question. When you feel angry, or hopeless, take some time to focus that energy and balance your psyche as you strive to think of ways you can help yourself and those whom you love. When you take time to just listen to your own heart beat and calm your mind, you will be surprised how much positive thought and energy results. Focusing on solutions is a great way to channel the anger.

  • wetpwcas1 wetpwcas1

    So we are paying for all these shills with our hard earned Tax Money, is that correct?

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture


    Increasing die offs of sea life shows the Northern Hemisphere is in deep and immediate trouble already.

  • zardoz2012 zardoz2012

    In my neighborhood people already have Christmas trees and lights in the window. It's as if they know something bad is coming and they want to rush through the holidays and get them all in before it all goes down.

    It's not even Thanksgiving yet.

  • rakingmuck

    Hope this is helpful. Both Higley and John Chapman work for U of Oregon. Grands provided through PISCO of which NOAA is largest sponsor. Government using both to say radiation is safe. The culprit is POTUS

  • rakingmuck

    Sorry I meant GRANTS

  • SmokinSess SmokinSess

    "..there’s concern around world that ocean currents are spreading the radioactivity to faraway places.."

    Sir, you came to this conclusion after almost 3 years of
    DIRECT REACTOR FUEL LEAKAGE into the pacific? ..uhm
    i'd tried to tell people back in march 2011 that these elements will be able to travel through the currents to any location on earth. it's all connected. period.
    the aerosolized part of FDNPP-1, wich is really bad at it's own will be a joke compared to this mess.

  • rakingmuck

    Suffice it to say this is under wraps no more. Will report more when I can.

  • Sol Man

    We have arrived at the outer limits. On the KEZI interview with Higley she says at 1:06 that she is really surprised that there are radiation monitors here (at the disaster site.)

  • FXofTruth

    These lies from the "experts" are the same experts that were trained in the exotic art of, "LIE-FACT".

    The art form works as follows:

    1. Take a fact (the more serous the fact the better) then, you either stretch the truth enough to cover up the fact or (if you cannot stretch the truth) then pull the fact apart and replace it's core elements.

    2. Then, you stand in front of as many people as possible and announce the fact is not really a fact but a misunderstood fact. The REAL fact is this lesser painful fact to believe. (Preferably present the LIE-FACT on TV because, EVERYONE will hear the LIE-FACT then believe its true because again, they ALL HEARD THE SAME LIE-FACT!)

    3. Finally, once the LIE-FACT has been discovered to be a true LIE of a FACT, you can then save the "creative LIE you designed" by doing the following – apologize for saying the LIE (only use as a last resort); claim you got the wrong information about the FACT (preferred method); ignore the "found out FACT" and keep repeating the LIE; or just don't say anything (very bad to do for one's career)!

    This art form is taught to only the morally-depraved political leaders and most criminal corporate masters. Lying has been and will continue to be the ticking time bomb of total human destruction.

    Now, go shop until you're broke. Spending will save the economy!
    Fact or LIE-FACT?

  • tooktheredpill tooktheredpill


    REALIZE ….

    REAL LIES !!!

    it's all about how you say it 🙂

  • sentinelle sentinelle

    I think Higley's report is incredibly hypocritical and revealing!

    The world is supposed to be terrified about the possibility of Iran developing nuclear energy, yet a triple melt down with ongoing consequences is just "small potatoes" with little to no health issues.

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