“Not for Distribution, Internal Use Only”: US Energy Dept. estimated Fukushima release up to 10,000 times larger than nuclear regulators predicted — ‘Supercore’ scenario an underestimate?

Published: September 9th, 2014 at 1:00 am ET


Ocean Plume Modeling for the Fukushima Daiichi Event (pdf) — US Dept. of Commerce, NOAA, National Weather Service, Sept. 2013:

> Estimates of contamination

  • “Coastal releases ignored. According to TEPCO estimates, coastal releases are 1% of atmospheric… Not important for far-field estimates (i.e., exposure for US territories)”
  • “Scenarios used [are] NRC source scenario [and] DOE Supercore source scenario”
  • Regarding Cs-137 release estimates, “NRC and DOE differ by three orders of magnitude” [i.e. DOE estimate is 1,000 to 9,999 times more than NRC]
  • “Enormous uncertainty in total amount of contamination released at FDNPP”
  • “Differences between NRC &  DOE sources are crippling from a scientific perspective”
  • “DOE much too high at… JAMSTEC observation line 30km offshore [and] overestimates Cs-137 by order of magnitude [predicting a] maxima of around 100 Bq/L for Cs-137… JAMSTEC realistic contamination levels would be factor 10 smaller (10 Bq/L).”

Is DOE’s 100 Bq/L an ‘Overestimate’?

  • The above report by the federal government claims to use ‘realistic’ data from the JAMSTEC line (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology) of 10 Bq/L for Cs-137. However, JAMSTEC measured a maxima of 186 Bq/L for Cs137 at 30km off the Fukushima coast — nearly double the DOE ‘overestimate’.
  • The Science Council of Japan: “Oceanic monitoring… identified that 100 Bq/L or more of 137Cs had been diffused to the north and south.”

DOE’s estimate based on the ‘supercore’ scenario came rather close to predicting actual Cs-137 levels observed in samples from the Pacific Ocean — if anything, it appears to be an underestimate.

The reactor conditions assumed in DOE’s ‘supercore’ scenario have been redacted from FOIA documents. However it’s likely that the ‘supercore’ was among the worst-case scenarios discussed by the US government. As reported by Echo News,  around 5 different worst-cases were in play — “I still won’t let anybody use the word ‘worst case’ in the room here because there’s about five worst cases.” –NRC’s Director of Nuclear Security & Incident Response

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Published: September 9th, 2014 at 1:00 am ET


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172 comments to “Not for Distribution, Internal Use Only”: US Energy Dept. estimated Fukushima release up to 10,000 times larger than nuclear regulators predicted — ‘Supercore’ scenario an underestimate?

  • Well, if the DOE says it, then it must be so.

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  • J.

    As always, I'm grateful to the Administrator for tirelessly gathering important information for widespread dissemination. Thank you so very much. This is such an important PDF.

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

    Admitting "there’s about five worst cases" probably in the end there are far more than five.

  • Sickputer

    The worst case scenario was laid out by scientists long before Fukushima. Namely that if a huge megaplex nuclear plant had multiple meltdowns the effects would be catastrophic for the Northern Hemisphere.

    Luckily in the short term, the grimmest forecasts dealt with extended massive Chernobyl-type conflagrations of multiple reactor nuclear fuel fires inundating the troposphere.

    Instead, Fukushima Daiichi dealt a large atmospheric toxin release (still continuing) but the worst radioactive releases were carried (and still flow) into the Pacific Ocean with longterm health implications for carbon lifeforms.

    Will the Pacific Ocean carbon forms survive the tremendous coria leaching and mankind survive in the Northern Hemisphere? That is the trillion dollar question for the next 25 years.

    • nedlifromvermont

      Sickputer: Good thinking, but you are off by several orders of magnitude;

      Since we talking so "Harvard Business School" plainly:

      Loss of the northern hemisphere for life forms to inhabit would clearly indicate a one hundred trillion to one quadrillion dollar loss of real property and future cash flows unavailable (for bankers to make obscene profits with, insurers to insure against etc.)

      Where is the general outrage?

      Have we become so self-obsessed, as a culture, that if it hasn't happened to me, yet, I'm "good."

      No 'mea culpas' from GE, who clearly understood the risks, and who never would have constructed the Mark One Boiling Water Reactor line, if United States Congress had not erred (were they bribed?) in giving nuclear reactor 'pushers' a pass for any harm resulting: the Price Anderson Act sell out of the planet, by stupid, greedy little bug-eyed men in cheap suits, who hang out in the marble hallways of our Capitol Building: our esteemed 'Legislators;'

      Caught selling out the planet, they run and hide behind Big Nuke's fleshy behind;

      In 2005, four years into the Dick Cheney administration, Congress re-authorized this criminal Act for twenty years, instead of the customary ten;

      BP's advertising about the jobs they bring to Americans is sounding a little nervous; like GE's constant flatulence about "imagineering". BP paid big fines and costs for the Macondo disaster in the Gulf.

      GE, not so much, for Fukushima meag-disaster.

      • Sickputer

        Yes, Ned…you are quite right. The correct phrase should be: That is the quadrillion dollar question for the next 25 years.

        They should have committed a hundred billion dollars a day at Fukushima in resources the first six months and maybe at that great expense and one million worker deaths they might have saved the human race in Japan and the downwinders and down current victims.

        Instead a sizable portion of the Northern Hemisphere will become a habitat for carbon form extinctions and mutants with shortened life spans. This will play out over decades and centuries. Slow motion extinction. Nucleoapes bombed our future generations and will never spend an hour in jail for their crimes.

    • We Not They Finally

      Sickputer, the trouble with ALL of the estimates made is that it is ongoing, escalating, cumulative, bio-accumulative and bio-magnifying. Meaning that the figures never go down — they can only go up in the course of time.

      Regarding atmospheric versus releases into the ocean, the blow-up of MOX fuel alone from reactor 3 was enough to kill everyone on Earth if evenly distributed.

      Of course, we can go into the fine points about whether we die of cesium poisoning or plutonium poisoning, and whether the poisoning hits us by direct bombardment or up through the food chain.

      The thing is, it's never an either/or. It's either/AND at the best.

    • ISeePinkClouds

      Arto Lauri has stated that one ton of Pu239 went up, up, up, when FDNPP #3 Reactor went South, South, South. That's JUST Pu239. I just woke up so I am going with "a shitload" for now. Let me say this…I can see for hundreds of miles (150) where I am now in New Mexico, and where I live in Texas as well, and I can clearly see a pink and blue haze in the atmosphere (morning,noon, and night) that wasn't there before FUBAR.

  • kintaman kintaman

    This is why you never listen what the media or leaders are telling you in a time of disaster/crisis (like when 3.11 happened). You follow your instinct and if it is telling you evacuate and RUN you do it.

    When they tell you "do not panic" that is the time to get off your behind and do something.

  • Uranium_Mountain Uranium_Mountain

    “Not for distribution, internal use only”

    Their treachery knows no bounds ~Expected behavior.

  • Shaker1

    “I still won’t let anybody use the word ‘worst case’ in the room here because there’s about five…"(checks his free hand) yeah, five worst cases.

      • Shaker1

        Hi, ISeePinkClouds. Can you imagine what came to my mind that they're doing with the other hand?

        Former NM resident, I truly miss the glorious feeling of being able to see for miles. Christ, I first experienced claustrophobia in old age moving back to the city, not being able to see 3 cars ahead of oneself being pushed by the crowd at 70mph, the skies missing a good 15-20 degrees each direction for the trees and buildings, and then 1/3 of the stars gone because the city is, maybe rightfully, dreadful of the dark.

  • fireguyjeff fireguyjeff

    As a design engineer, I must say that 3 orders of magnitude of "error" for something as well understood as nuclear physics is simply bumbling, or in my assessment, intentional obfuscation.
    Likely a good mix of both.

    Another explanation for the differences is that the scientists who were given the task of calculating the estimates were easily compartmentalized and stuck with the data that was given to them by management with no way to know how accurate the data was or any hidden agendas on the bureaucratic side of the agency.

    It is all too predictable that the NRC would have estimated absurdly low numbers.

    At issue here is the unknown status of just how "melted down" things got when they were doing their estimates.

    For all of my life (I grew up with duck and cover near a USAF base) the idea of a containment breach was blasphemy in the the religion of nuclear economics and politics.

    What is interesting (now in hind sight) is that never in my growing up and studying the nuclear dilemma do I ever remember an ocean dispersal ever being discussed.

    Fallout from a melt down or detonation was always based on atmospheric dispersal.

    Amazing how this has gone so far beyond what the nuclear apologists have pontificated for so long.

    • Shaker1

      OK. So now they're more informed. Just how that knowledge going to contribute to the decisions regarding what exists now? While the events of Fukushima may themselves be an anomoly, the fact that all plants in existence share with Fukushima engineering and operating philosophies 3 magnititudes in error should negate Fukushima's particular circumstances. Society, then, should respond by changing its philosophy to reflect the error.

      There's not enough question, especially with aging plants and relicensing, how this is going to continue.

      • We Not They Finally

        Or they could announce publicly that the worst case scenario is HERE AND ONGOING, and that it is already TOO LATE.

        Then they could sub-divide the EPA into a department for honest and ongoing radiation monitoring; one for education about growing organic foods; another for medical supplements to offset radiation exposure; another to direct people to the safest places to live; another for community education programs; another for mass medical testing for escalating ailments; etc.

        Instead we have, as you say Shaker1, being startled that no one will even question…..

    • nedlifromvermont

      @fireguy: "… beyond what apologists … have pontificated" …

      Well, it usually ain't very pretty when you are caught in a lie.

      This lie is now near seventy years old.

      The time has come for a little truth telling, soul searching.

      Don't hold your breath. Big nuke has most of the money and almost all of the greedy little politicians by the balls or the nipples …

      You decide …

  • Jebus Jebus

    Supercorium, lost on a little blue dot.

    We're nuclear now.

    Pandora's promised dish.
    Served up for eons.
    The futures not my wish.
    Unfathomed depths of ions.
    Natures way, dismissed.
    Uncounted, passed on.
    Goodbye starfish.
    So long sea lions.
    Your love, missed.

    • 😯 Earth's Family Photo. We're all there.

      "The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of planet Earth taken in 1990 by the Voyager 1 space probe from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers (3.7 billion miles, 40 AU) from Earth,…"

      It may be a while until this record is broken.

      record distance photograph

      " There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we've ever known."
      — Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot
      : A Vision of the Human Future in Space, 1997

      When I look at that photo I realize that everything that 'is', that 'has been' and that 'will be' is nothing more than an atom of dust.

      • tarpus

        … I miss Carl. Most scientists don't have half the testicular tissue he had.

        — The tragedy of the human species is it evolved the capacity of foresight but refuses to use it. – Carl Sagan

        • Carl Sagan; A Pale Blue Dot – A Dust Mote In A Sun Beam – Who Will Save Us From Ourselves? via @AGreenRoad

        • I have basically finished Carl's "Nuclear Winter" theory research. He was debunked due to the theory was for a "limited" engagement nuclear war. NOT the MOPNSTER volumes of GARBAGE in the atmosphere that are belching every moment of every day basically forever in our short lives!

          What Carl missed was a way to SEE the damage. QED solves this for us. We CAN tell what kind of ELEments are in the sky above!

          They debunked poor Carl, and are now telling us we are perfectly safe.

          In 2015 Jan, the St90 from Chernobyl turns to Yt90 in our TEETH. The heat exchange for many people with large bio-accumulation will be very painful.

          Click my name for more information.

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

            St90 from Chernobyl has been turning into to Yt90 since 1986 and the most was in 1986. Half-life means than half of St90 has changed into Yt90 30 years later, and all St90 has turned into YT90 within 10 times 30 years.

            The trouble with Chernobyl is that more and more St90 is being produced every day, so 30 years after 1986, there will be more than half of what was predicted to be left if no new ST90 was being produced.

            Isotopes and Half-lives
            “The half-life is the length of time required for half of any given amount of an element to decay into another element. For example, if one begins with a gram of carbon-10, 20 seconds later only half a gram will remain, after 40 seconds only a quarter gram will be left, after 60 seconds an eighth of a gram, after 80 seconds one sixteenth of a gram, and after 100 seconds have elapsed from the beginning of the experiment, only one thirty-second of the original carbon-10 will remain (left). Because it decays so fast carbon-10 is not found in nature, although it can be observed as the product of some nuclear reactions….”

            The above citation has a chart that shows exponential decay.

            Strontium-90 (90Sr) is a radioactive isotope of strontium produced by nuclear fission, with a half-life of 28.8 years. It undergoes β− decay into yttrium-90, with a decay energy of 0.546 MeV.[1]

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

            Maybe you are right, the most will have disintegrated by the first half-life. But which is the more dangerous, St90 or Yt90?

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

            Bone cancer is caused by radioactive Strontium90 in the teeth and the letency period to develop cancer is only 5 years.


            Joseph J. Mangano, MaY 19, 2003

            "The trends in Sr-90 average and childhood cancer incidence in Ocean and Monmouth Counties were compared using three-year groups (1983-85, 1984-86, etc.) instead of single years to enlarge the number of cases/teeth, making the comparison more meaningful. In addition, a 'lag period' between exposure and diagnosis was tested. If Sr-90 increases in a given year, one would investigate any increase in childhood cancer not necessarily the same year, but more likely several years in the future. For example, the Chernobyl accident took place in 1986, but the large rise in childhood thyroid cancer did not take place until 1990. In the New Jersey tooth study, a five-year latency proved to be the best match.

            "Table 9 and Figure 3 show that the trends in Sr-90 and cancer incidence in Ocean and Monmouth County children under age 10 look very much alike over a 14-year period. In other words, when Sr-90 increased, there was an increase in cancer incidence 0-9 five years later; decreased were followed by subsequent decreases. This finding is very similar to that in Suffolk County, Long Island; and since it involves 167 baby teeth and 434 cancer cases, it suggests a statistical link…

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

            This chart seems to show a speed up in the amount of Strontium 90 has decayed until the most has occurred at the first half life.


            But I'm not sure that this is a proper mathematical model for the amount of Yt90, but rather a model for all the radioactive daughters on St90. Still is this a proper model?

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

            “…Half-life is a term used to describe the amount of time that it takes for an element to release half of its radioactivity, decaying to another element or isotope…”
            Radioactive Heaen and Earth: The Health and Environmental Effects of Nuclear Weapons Testing In, On, and Above the Earth (1991) p. 4.

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

            You only need one atom of Strontium90 as an internal emmitter to cause cancer.

            Internal Radioactive Emitters – Invisible, Tasteless, and Odorless
            Helen Caldicott, MD
            “… Simply speaking, there is a gene in every cell called the regulatory gene. It controls the rate of cell division. If this specific DNA sequence is hit by radiation the cell will either be killed or, alternatively, the regulatory gene can be bio-chemically altered. This is called a mutation. It is impossible to know if this damage has taken place in your body. The cell will sit silently for many years until one day, instead of dividing in a controlled fashion, by mitosis, to form two daughter cells, it begins to reproduce uncontrollably, producing trillions of cells. That is a cancer. A single mutation in a single gene can kill you. This process is accelerated in children….
            ” Strontium 90 is a high-energy beta emitter, half-life 28 years, detectably radioactive for 600 years. As a calcium analogue, it is known as a bone-seeker. It concentrates in the food chain, specifically milk (including breast milk), and is laid down in bones and teeth in the human body, where it can irradiate a bone forming cell, or osteoblast, causing bone cancer; or mutate a white blood cell in the bone marrow which can initiate leukemia, a cancer of the white blood cells….”

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV


            “…OPCS is the Office of Population Census and Surveys, which collected cancer data at the time this was written
            Second Event; This is Busby's Second Event Theory which argues that sequentially decaying radionuclides like Strontium-90 which beta decays to Yttrium-90 which then further beta decays can intercept and bypass the cell repair mechanism. This means that Sr-90 is much more dangerous than currently modelled. There is evidence for this from various published experiments and the increases in cancer in Wales. But it was attacked by the UK National Radiological Protection Board and others. See http://www.llrc.org for details and Busby's new paper at:
            Chapter 22

            Aspects of DNA Damage from Internal Radionuclides
            By Christopher Busby


          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

            “…isotopes which decay sequentially, emitting two or more particles in a short decay chain, have far greater genotoxic effects than predicted by the LNT model. According to this theory, the 90Sr-90Y decay chain would be ~30 times more carcinogenic than predicted by LNT. According to SET, primary exposure to a beta particle alters a cell to the G2 Phase, which Busby claims would render the cell highly radio-sensitive and more prone to malignant changes when exposed to a second particle….”

          • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

            “…Responding, Busby observes that by Cox and Edwards' own calculation the existence of one atom of radioactive Strontium within an individual cell is, as far as that cell is concerned, equivalent to doubling the external natural background exposure to the whole person. It is unethical to write this off as trivial, he says. It is like arguing that I may hit my neighbour with a piece of wood (a crime) if he has already suffered from a tree falling on him as a result of a gale (an act of God).
            “He adds that NRPB has failed to take account of other sequentially decaying isotopes like Tellurium-132 which present an even greater hazard than Strontium, and hot particles of Plutonium and Uranium Oxides which are widely distributed in the environment. It is easy to show that the 0.1 micron range 239Pu particles will deliver infinitely repeated decays with about the right timing to set up and then knock down the cell repair/replication process over and over again.
            “Hot particles of Plutonium and anthropogenic Uranium are found in estuarine silts in the Irish Sea and plutonium from Sellafield has been found across the whole country. …”

        • We Not They Finally

          Like the Sagan quote that in the long view of civilizations, "Extinction is the norm. Survival is the exception." Just think that DNA destruction even further complicates that. You don't just pick up and rebuild.

      • itsanuclearwar

        Can anyone explain why no other planets nor suns are to be seen in that photograph of what is claimed as planet earth?

        • Jebus Jebus

          Ya, when the camera is that far away, zooming in to capture that pale blue dot in it's orbit, effectively narrows the field of vision to just the Earth. Filters would take out any other light source. Cameras do not see what the eye see's and vice versa…

  • byron byron

    Note 4 Admin. For headlines, try using "more than x times". In other words, instead the headline would be better as: “Not for Distribution, Internal Use Only”: US Energy Dept. estimated Fukushima release MORE THAN 1,000 times larger than nuclear regulators predicted — ‘Supercore’ scenario an underestimate?
    Note that saying "up to 10,000" leaves room for mathematical argument. The skeptic will try to discredit the site by saying that's an exaggeration. Try to use the wording "More than x times", please? The phrasing "up to" is overused, probably because of the sales world.
    We'd never say to an employee, "your raise will be up to 5% this year", because the employee would complain if they got less. But if you say, "your raise will be more than 3% this year", then anything more is looked upon favorably..

  • HoTaters HoTaters

    Our future has been … REDACTED

    • It's like the door slammed shut. Any future thoughts I had are all overwritten with amended ones that don't have so much joy and eagerness in them.

      • HoTaters HoTaters

        Just had to make that comment because so much that is so serious is being hidden from us. The FOIA documents detailing conversations between the NRC and DOE officials had a great number of REDACTIONS in them. Every time one would get to a "juicy" part in the FOIA documents, the information would be blacked out or REDACTED.

        It does affect all of us. I feel like these monsters and their death machines robbed me and my family of our future.

        • We Not They Finally

          Condolences for your own personal family (really truly,) but all we are left with here is our COLLECTIVE future and that looks dim. The personal family tragedies will be more and more, but the death of a civilization, and so recklessly and painfully, is near impossible to get one's head around. None of us here today will live forever. But a whole WORLD dying — that's almost impossible to face. I look for a planet, a plane, more evolved beings, to give safe haven over the longer stretch of time. I don't know that that will happen, but would much welcome it.

          No, they had no right to do this to ANYONE'S personal family for sure, well including yours. I just think that now more than ever, and if and where possible, the most human thing we can do is to transcend that. (I've probably expressed this badly.)

          • HoTaters HoTaters

            WNTF, well said, truly. Yes, we are all in this together. Wish I knew more about what you mean by transcendence. You've probably moved on to the newer stories ….

            • We Not They Finally

              quantum jump???? Transcendance means to transcend.Ones own personal experience of what transcendance means to each and everyone of us.Thus the answer to the quandry is very personal to each and everyone of us.

              perhaps it may well be analogous to waking up from a deep sleep.obviously we are all in a state of deep sleep.Mother earth will awaken her children to this transformation…

    • kickstand970 kickstand970

      Explains Fermi paradox…we have joined the missing…

  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

    “…My main argument is that Americans in 2013 have a heavier Body Burden than the people who were living in 1963 when the Test Ban Treaty went into effect….

    “The problem with fracking apart from the poisoning of American drinking water with dangerous chemicals and acid is that some operators have been pumping radioactive waste into fracking sites. All of this radiation must be added to the burden of the human body….”

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

      “…Baker was using the Body Burden concept to induce cancer. She used cigarette smoke to lower resistance to her cancer induction techniques. She probably did not hear of the Navajo uranium miners until much later. The Navajo Indian reservation in Arizona and New Mexico is huge. 27,413 sq miles (71,000 km²) to be specific. They had a uranium mine. A study of the miners found that radiation from the mine worked synergistically with tobacco smoke to kill off the smokers at much higher rates than everyone else….”

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

      The potential worst case at Fukushima
      C Busby PhD
      Occasional Paper 2013/11
      Green Audit

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

      “…Fluoride was added to America’s water supply thanks to the efforts of Edward Bernays, Sigmund Freud’s nephew. Bromide was added to food. They are both in the same chemical family as iodine which you remember was taken out of the American food supply. This by design greatly added to the body burden of Americans. Iodine deficiency combined with Fluoride and Bromide poisoning greatly increased Thyroid problems and made America the second fattest nation on earth. It also lowered IQs. And it greatly increased bone and breast cancers. This is well known to the FDA and the EPA but they do not care. They want to kill Americans.
      “Bisphenol A is an estrogen mimicker and is known to cause cancer and weight gain. The FDA refused to allow a well known soup manufacturer to advertise that they did not line their cans with the plastic Bisphenol A….”

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

      How bad could it get?
      – originally posted 18th November 2013

      “…The Fukushima sites now contain 80 times as much Caesium137 and Strontium 90 as were released in the first months of the emergency there. Fukushima contains 80 times as much Caesium137 and 260 times as much Strontium 90 as were ejected during the Chernobyl accident in 1986; it contains 10,000 times as much Caesium137 and Strontium 90 as were released by the Hiroshima bomb….”

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

      And there is 1000s of times more plutonium released into the atmosphere and ocean and groundwater from Fukushima than from Chernobyl.

      English Interview about nuclear danger with Holger Strohm

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

      May 28th, 2011 “…Fukushima Equals 3,000 Billion Lethal Doses
      “Dr Paolo Scampa, a widely know EU Physicist, single handedly popularized the easily understood Lethal Doses concept. “Lethal Doses” is a world wide, well understood idea that strips Physics bare and offers a brilliant, understandable explanation for all the physics gobbledygook Intelligence agencies and their respective governments use to disguise the brutal truths of the Fukushima Daiichi Disaster.

      “Three thousand billion (3,000,000,000,000) Lethal Doses of Radiation means there are 429 Lethal Doses chasing each and every one of us on the planet, to put it in a nutshell. This is up from about 70 Billion Lethal Doses March 23, 2011. It is getting worse everyday without any intervention by the US and the other nuclear powers….”

      • kickstand970 kickstand970

        Looking at this from a geological point of view, mankind will have vanished in an instant. Future explorers of the radioactive world will wonder how they (that's us) could have allowed such stupid events to occur…

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

      Gulf War Veterans and Depleted Uranium
      By Dr. Rosalie Bertell, Ph.D., G.N.S.H.
      May 1999
      “…Uranium is both a chemical toxic and radioactive hazard: Soluble uranium is regulated because of its chemical toxicity, measured by damage to the kidney and tubules. Uranium is a heavy metal, known to cause uranium nephritis. Insoluble uranium, such as was released in the Gulf War, is regulated by its radiological properties, and not its chemical properties. Because of its slow absorption through the lungs and long retention in body tissues, its primary damage will be due to its radiological damage to internal organs rather than chemical damage to the renal system. Obviously, both types of damage occur simultaneously, therefore it is a matter of judgment which severe damage, radiological or chemical, occurs at the lowest dose level. However, with the lengthening of the time during which the contaminant resides in the body and the low overall dose, the risk of cancer death becomes greater than the risk of significant damage to the renal system.
      “Uranium decays into other radioactive chemicals with statistical regularity. Therefore, in its natural and undisturbed state, it always occurs together with a variety of other radioactive chemicals, some of the best known being thorium, radium, polonium and lead….
      “depleted uranium is much more radioactive than uranium in its natural state….
      “the uranium excretion rate seven or eight years after exposure cannot be used to estimate the…

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        “the uranium excretion rate seven or eight years after exposure cannot be used to estimate the original lung and body burden of depleted uranium….
        “’Chronic poisoning results from prolonged exposure to low concentrations of insoluble compounds and presents a clinical picture different from that of acute poisoning. The outstanding signs and symptoms are pulmonary fibrosis, pneumoconiosis, and blood changes with a fall in red blood count; haemoglobin, erythrocyte and reticulocyte levels in the peripheral blood are reduced. Leucopenia may be observed with leucocyte disorders (cytolysis, pyknosis, and hypersegmentosis).
        “’There may be damage to the nervous system. Morphological changes in the lungs, liver, spleen, intestines and other organs and tissues may be found, and it is reported that uranium exposure inhibits reproductive activity and affects uterine and extra-uterine development in experimental animals. Insoluble compounds tend to be retained in tissues and organs for long periods.’…"

    • We Not They Finally

      Anne, your points are VERY well-taken. Chemtrails alone, with its reckless showering of aluminum onto a non-consenting, uninformed public, greatly increases Alzheimer's and autism. Now one out of two people can expect to have Alzheimer's and/or dementia before they die.

      And that is even WITHOUT the added radiation. The world is being turned into a death factory.

      But even that said, it would be good for people to look into forms of vibrational and energetic healing. And for a HUGE overview of geoengineering (chemtrails, HAARP, fracking, weather modification, destruction of the ozone layer, etc.) Dane Wigington of geoengineeringwatch. org is the best.

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

      “… Kazakhstan: Health Effects Other Than Cancer

      “…The Tayb Commission subjected samples collected from 98 people in the highly exposed risk group to cytologic examinations. It concluded that:

      “’Persons subjected to radiation impact during the ground and atmospheric tests showed [a] predominance of aberrations of the chromosomic type with the presence of complex structural changes on the background of the general increase in their incidence’…
      “The Commission of People’s Deputies made the following observations about health effects other than cancer:…
      “’there was a steady growth in cases of nervous disorder among children suffering from mental retardation…
      “’According to a commission led by corresponding member of the Academy of Medical Sciences, Acad. A. Tayb, the nuclear test site in Semipalatinsk appears to be a traumatizing factor very negatively affecting the psychological health of the population…
      “’There are reliable data available to prove that children of the second generation of atomic test victims have inefficient immune systems that fail to prevent complications when they suffer from infectious diseases or invasions of intestinal parasites…
      “’Apparently the level of mortality and diseases in the Semipalatinsk region could be explained as remote consequences of atmospheric and above ground tests which were conducted there from 1949 through 1963 and “in” 1965. [15] In all probability, the medical consequences of underground nuclear tests are caused by…

      • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

        In all probability, the medical consequences of underground nuclear tests are caused by seismic electromagnetic effects as well as leakage of radioactive gases into the atmosphere. A thorough medical and epidemiological study should be conducted to obtain final results….’”
        “15. In January 1965 (after the Limited Test Ban Treaty) the Soviets conducted a nuclear explosion at the confluence of the Chagan and Ashisu Rivers for the principal purpose of creating a reservoir. The charge was detonated underground at a shallow depth and led to serious contamination of the surrounding area. For this reason, the People’s Deputies Commission classified the explosion as ‘atmospheric.’”

        Radioactive Heaven and Earth: The health and environmental effects of nuclear weapons testing in, on, and above the earth (1991) pp. 98-100.

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

      Fukushima's Radiation Threat with Dr. Chris Busby
      May 15, 2014

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

      Nuclear Storage: Explosive Developments by Chris Busby

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV


    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

      Chris Busby: Cyclop child and the cause of congenital anomaly and cancer in Iraq

  • Sol Man

    No greater crime than ruining all of creation's genomes.
    The smartest men on the planet must have had an idea that this is the situation that their technology would lead to.

    Their are no words to adequately describe …

    • We Not They Finally

      Yes, now sometimes called "creacide" or "omnicide." And as sane, humane humans, we have to be aware of it, but it is still daunting to get one's head around.

      • TRUCK

        don't forget domicide, Japan an example, America another, Australia another, England another…..

        Silence is golden.

        I wonder if there's a corpricide?

        The dimbos at devil central have forgotten if you kill the soul you kill the being. Funvax and jump out of a window if you so wish! He has always been there silly goose children. Devil = Fail. GOD is a spirit and cannot be defeated by a prick.

        We are Elohim, we forgive but do not forget; expect us, like a thief in the night.

        Save one save the world, kill him ALL DIE.

        Repent for the kingdom of YAHUAH is upon you.

  • Glow worm Glow worm

    Can anybody put a timeframe on the events unfolding for the future of mankind – not forgetting our animal friends as well? I read figures of 5 years to 40 years before we all succumb to the effects of radiation poisoning but never any definitive calculations or even explanations. Is it impossible to calculate the total amounts of radiation possible knowing what the contents of FD plant were. I understand that lies, lies, and more dammned lies obfuscate the calculations but as Dr Paolo Scampa calculated, Fukushima Equals 3,000 Billion Lethal Doses or 429 doses each. How long before that amount begins to impact upon the lives of everyone in the World to the point of collapse of the civilisation as we know it?

    • kickstand970 kickstand970

      Since the effects are cumulative, three generations will probably do it. Not much fun to have kids when they are born with no brain, or organs on the outside of the body, or no eyes but extra limbs….

    • DrSpindrift

      Thyroid cancer incidence continues to rise for at least 17 years after the initial population exposure. There is relatively little known about the rates for the other cancers, largely because they are difficult to follow and the latencies are longer than for thyroid, where the increased incidence begins within a year or so. White blood cell cancers, likely caused by strontium 90, are particularly difficult to track. Contaminated milk and cheese are widely distributed in the population, and people move around. What you would expect to see in practice is an inexorable rise in the incidence of a broad range of cancers, which is what has been observed for decades already. Unfortunately it is always possible to attribute this to other factors, such as the aging population, cigarette smoking (clearly a major factor) and more efficient health screening and case finding.

      In practice what will happen is a gradual deterioration in the health of the population and in the knowledge that some areas are unhealthy there will be economic pressure on the increasingly sparse less contaminated areas of the earth. Poor health is then blamed on the multiple adverse factors which exist associated with the low socioeconomic status of those in the contaminated regions.

      Not with a bang, but a whimper…

      • We Not They Finally

        I wondered about thyroid cancer, because NEW fissioning will still be giving off I-131, yes? And there does not seem to be much specific attention being paid to new fissioning with regards to Fukushima. Would welcome being educated on it.

      • Blame it on; "low socioeconomic status of those in the contaminated regions."

        Don't forget that everyone on the planet lived this way for tens of thousands of years, and those people of "low socioeconomic status", never had a problem with cancer.

        Big C came in with the age of fission

        Got fission?

    • Just wait till Ebola takes off.. a perfect storm is gathering momentum, many negative tipping points all coverging..

      Nature wins in the end. We are fighting Nature and that is a lose lose proposition, no matter how many PR firms slice and dice or greenwash it.

      • We Not They Finally

        Side point, but WHY is ebola taking off? And just when an American bio-tech company (Sarepta, based in Cambridge) says they have developed a vaccine? That they developed it with $291 million granted them by…. the U.S. Department of Defense?? (not a HEALTH agency?)

        Unclear exactly what plot is afoot, but safe we do not feel, and they can shove their vaccine — would not go near it.

        And why ebola and why now? Suddenly in Africa, there were just a lot more infected monkeys? Like AIDS?

        Too many dots to connect here. But anyone who has ears, can listen.

        It's troubling too, because populations with their immune systems already weakened (as will be happening progressively with radiation) can more readily be hit with an epidemic.

        Don't have any full story on ebola and don't claim to — am just looking, wondering, feeling most unsettled.

    • We Not They Finally

      Glow worm, Paolo Scampa said that those billions of lethal doses were from PLUTONIUM ALONE. From the blow-up of reactor 3 MOX fuel.

      With an unknown tonnage of nuclear fuel in the first place, and a spectacularly crowded mathematical terrain of half-lives, daughters radionuclides, and incalculable effects of bio-accumulation and bio-magnification, it's way billions more.

      It's not calculable, and mentally, it's barely absorbable. But anything holistic that people can do to help themselves and those around them, should still be done.

  • Cisco Cisco

    Large populations of compromised immune systems = disease outbreaks from viruses. Colorado, one of the most radioactive hot spots in the US…go figure.
    "Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 12 States"

    • +1


      It's going to start somewhere.

      • Cisco Cisco

        Right Dr. G, Notice how all of the "official" reports and the shilling talking heads are purporting that Ebola is only contacted and transmitted with/by bodily fluid and feces. Not a mention or whisper, that bodily fluids like aerosolized mucus would be an excellent delivery mechanism.

        1/2 truths and disinformation – Just more of the same, like the one isotope test and report. Oh, it's only Cesium. Not to worry, you'd have to get those bodily fluids by body to body contact…Bullsh#t


        • The 4th US medical doctor is now in the US being treated after being infected with EBOLA.. and you can be sure they were taking all precautions.

          This must be some kind of super virus, to get around all of the protocols they have set up over there and be infecting the docs like this…

          wow.. never heard of anything like this before..

          • We Not They Finally

            Yes, and WHY has a U.S. bio-tech company (Sarepta, out of Cambridge) developed an ebola vaccine, whose $291 million for development was funded not by any health agency, but by the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE?

            Are we headed for an "unfortunate, unforeseeable" transport of a deadly epidemic to the U.S. AS PLANNED?? My God, I hope not. But this looks suspicious — all of it.

            P.S. Don't take the vaccine. Haven't a clue what's in it or why or how it was developed.

            • NoPrevarication NoPrevarication

              @We Not They Finally:

              The money spent by the DOD (misnamed, should be Department of War = DOW) on the ebola vaccine was just more welfare for the wealthy. That is nothing new.

              Was ebola planned? What else could one conclude considering what they have been doing. Too many monkeys for that amount of ebola? Ebola did not come from those countries. Are governments spreading ebola all over the planet and somehow forgetting to stop people from traveling between those countries. That would have been the first thing anyone meaning well instead of evil would have done.

              I always appreciate your comments.

            • notts contaminated berry farm

              Funvax to the rescue and the kingdom of satan. Is the cure worth your soul?

    • We Not They Finally

      Cisco, note current epidemic of rare respiratory disease amongst kids in the Midwest. Natural, experimental, mutated, hitting weaker immune systems? We don't know. Just hoping it is NOT a trend.

      • Cisco Cisco

        WNTF…This is how it begins; first, lower life forms are ravaged by disease. And, this is how it ends; immune deficient first like the children and the elderly, succumb.

        What's happened to the insects, the birds, the animals (land and sea), is a prelude to our terminal future. So many gene corrupting toxins like radiation, fossil fuels, chemical plants, pesticides and herbicides, et al, occuppy such a large volume of our air and water, that we have fouled our bioshphere so completely, that we can be assured of our premature enevitable extinction.

    • just breathe just breathe

      Its amazing that They will try to coralate this new mysterious lung disorder in children in the midwest,
      to some unknown virus from the 50's or 60's. I think Obewan noted that the jet strem has hammered the midwest. That's NO old virus. Those are radionuclides!
      Shut them all down NOW!!!!!

  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    Even now, when actual data exists demonstrating that ongoing corium fission occurs, the NRC and DOE persist in their willful ignorance of scientific fact. 😉

    The maximum temperature of corium is estimated by NRC/DOE to be 2300C, which cools rapidly as decay heat is dissipated.
    In actuality, corium temperatures can rise to 5000C, due to ongoing fission of the corium.
    And corium temperatures will stay at 5000C until the nuclear fuel is exhausted.
    Contamination of the Pacific Ocean is, in actuality, orders of magnitude higher than estimated.
    Fukushima Diiachi Units1-3 experienced a total release into the environment of their entire cores, measuring 690PBq of cesium.
    Add to this total release all other nuclides.
    Add to this release the pool fires at Unit4.
    If there are five "worst cases", what happened at FDNPP must be number 6! 🙂

    • PlowboyGrownUp

      5000 degrees. Most things have states of solid, liquid, and vapor. Is it correct to say that the vapor phase of these radioactive isotopes is the daughter products?

    • And when does this corium stop exercising and start being exhausted?

      Someone should make sure that drinks are handy.

      Got to keep the corium hydrated, don't you know..

      After 3 years, those muscles must really be getting big..

  • dosdos dosdos

    And still no mention of the Xenon release, which dwarfed all the other isotopes combined.

    • In June of 2012, researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Texas published for public review a power point presentation titled ‘US Particulate and Xenon Measurements Made Following the Fukushima Reactor Accident’ by. The researchers had used a SAUNA-II xenon measurement system in March and April of 2011 to measure noble gasses from Fukushima reaching the U.S. Pacific Northwest. The system measured Xenon-133 at 450,000 times background. The levels persisted for weeks. Xenon-133 emits beta particles (high intensity electrons) and gamma rays as it decays. Inhalation of Xenon poses a danger to human health.

      J. McIntyre, S. Biegalski, T. Bowyer, M. Copper, P. Eslinger, J. Hayes, D. Haas, H. Miley, J. Rishel, V. Woods (2011) ‘US Particulate and Xenon Measurements Made Following the Fukushima Reactor Accident’, http://www.batan.go.id/inge2011/file/day1/1650_mcintyre.pdf

  • I'm going back through my data looking for estimates of the radionuclide inventory at Daiichi. I think its worth noting that unit 4 cooling pool reportedly contained 14,000X radionuclides released by Hiroshima.

    Fukushima 2020: Will Japan be able to keep the nuclear situation under control? by Jun Hongo http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/10/19/national/fukushima-2020-will-japan-be-able-to-keep-the-nuclear-situation-under-control/#.UmqvExDlfzN

    [excerpted] According to the Nuclear Regulation Authority, there are 1,533 spent and unused fuel rod bundles in the cooling pool that contain radiation equivalent to 14,000 times the amount released in the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima in 1945. [end]

    14,000 Hiroshimas in one spent fuel pool.

  • Checkmate

    Please can I still remind everyone- that if Fuku was to be possibly closed completely down now, the problem would still be radioactivity from what has happened already.

    Fact: There is no such thing as Half Life of radioactive decay. This is a complete nuke distortion by industry. The real truth is there is a half life acceleration beyond the point when the particle was created: which means that from that radioactive particle that lands on your desk there it is and will be continued even more radiation than it is doing now and will both continue and increase for so many years in the future until it reaches the point where it is diminishing.

    So please people do not say 1/2 life decay as the average person does not understand- please say 1/2 life acceleration of radiation. That is the true term.

    With the radiation flowing above and circling the Earth every 70 days and only accelerating even more radioactive activity from the past releases…I would venture to say we all have maybe a total of 10 years left before all mankind is gone in the Northern Hemisphere. Just look at the 1,000 kids in mid-America if only that number is affected this year. What happens next year, how many???

    Just a note in the obituary column in Janesville Gazette: There was an unexpected death of a 39 year old school teacher from an unexpected medical problem. Heart attack???

  • Checkmate

    If you really want to know what is happening in your neighborhood- just ask your local Veterinarian what most problems he has been seeing in dogs and cats recently.

    I was sitting in the Vet's office and asked a dog pet owner the problem with her dog. She said a thyroid nodule was removed and it was found by the large amount of Calcium in the blood. Exactly what happened to me 9 months previous…

    Animals do get the same problems as humans, so you can correlate their problems to man's and very possibly know where you stand and what to watch out for in the future…

    • ++++ I've been hearing so many "ill, I have to put my pet down stories" from people I know! Many are thyroid issues, some are tumors, the last one was a poor cat with a nasal/lung thing going on. From her owner: "cancer that is already involved in her skull and nasal bones and not just a tumor".

      Now I would hope that people who are spending thousands of dollars to try to save their animals (like this well intentioned pet lover) would also be spending a few bucks on health protection supplements for their kids. ><

      • 4Yahshua

        9~10~5995 (out of 6000) in this "Twilight Zone Apocalypse"!
        Last Evil Days of Manmean! Yes, Yahshua the Messiah returns VERY SOON! HalleluYah! Hebrew: Praise ye Yah!

        I put contents of a boron capsule in birdie's seed dish and kitty's wet food daily. I put food iodine drops in their water and kitty's wet food, too. Boron eliminates radiation from the body for them, too. (Swanson Vitamins) We replaced cows milk with unsweetened almond. Almonds kill cancer cells and almond milk has more calcium than bovine. It also stay good A LOT longer! Hurray!

        • Cisco Cisco

          4Yahshua wrote, "We replaced cows milk with unsweetened almond."
          I don't think almond milk is an appropriate substitute for cows' milk. Most almonds purchased in the US are grown on the West coast. Based on independent testing and reporting, it would be reasonable/prudent to believe that all agricultural products (fish, meat, vegetables, fruit, nuts, and their processed "end products" (like almond milk, wine, et al) are suspected to be radioactively contaminated.

          Following is a link to an article published in August of 2012. If that was then, do the math and consider what those counts must be 2 years later.

          "No Place to Hide – Fukushima Fallout Findings Widespread …"
          Aug 28, 2012 – California almonds, dried prunes and pistachios test high for Cesium-134 and Cesium-137 … Fukushima fallout in the prevailing west to east jet stream across the …

  • jackassrig

    There has been on this site many who have voiced the same concern ”How long before that amount begins to impact upon the lives of everyone in the World to the point of collapse of the civilisation as we know it?” Using finite differences, it may be possible to estimate the time where reality gets very chaotic. I have a spreadsheet where I can calculate by Newton’s Theorem a polynomial for extrapolation of the US population. The data I used is obtained from http://www.multpl.com/united-states-population/table. As far as I know, this is correct. My spreadsheet will allow (8) independent values which gives (8) dependent values for U(x). For 2006, 298.38 million souls, 2007, 301.23 million, 2008, 304.09 million, 2009, 306.77 million, 2010, 309.33 million, 2011, 311.59, 2012, 313.91 million, and 2013, 316.16 million. Using this data, the first difference average is 2.58 which means the population is growing about 2.58 million souls a year. I don’t believe the population is growing by 2.58 million a year. By using the Inhibited Growth Model, the maximum that can be obtained is about 316.0 million. So, I don’t think the 2013 number is correct. …

  • jackassrig

    To get an equation – Newton’s Theorem – that can be used to extrapolate the population for the coming years, I decided to eliminate the 6th difference and beyond. This is not uncommon. In George Boole’s book on “Calculus of Finite Differences page 46, he discards everything past the 6th difference to arrive at a area under the curve equation. The new calculated population for 2011, 311.59 million, 2012, 312.64 million, and 2013, 310.35 million. I noticed on the CDC website the death rate for 2012 set a record at 2.5 million. The calculated drop from 2012 to 2013 is 2.29 million. I think the numbers are hitting close to reality.

    If this equation is anywhere close to reality, 2019 the US population is zero. I don’t believe the population of the US can go to zero in that length of time. I don’t think the population will ever go to zero but it might get close. When crunching numbers, I had an applied mathematics professor tell me that if you divide by two or multiply by two you are probably close to the answer. Using his criteria probably a better estimate is 16 years instead of 8 years. The US should get ready for serious dislocations about 2019 to 2027. I wouldn’t know where to set the error since the US is notorious for lying about everything from GDP, unemployment, death, WIPPS, twin towers, etc. …

  • jackassrig

    Disgusting. A better estimate probably is between 2019 and 2030. If the US will ever start publishing accurate population numbers, the time period can be improved.

    I don’t know if this is any help. The death rate is going to hit at all stratums. The health care people will get hit as hard as the CPA’s, wine-os, CEO’s, etc. Things could get really nasty really quick. Some of the organs of the dinosaur have to function.

    The xenon release degraded to caesium which appears to have dumped all over everything and everybody. Most of us are going on hunches and what we read. This is not good either. The problem is so immense I don’t think anyone knows where to start.

    Please point out an errors.

  • Nick

    Not for Distribution…….

    So, we peons were not meant to come to the conclusion that a horrific release of radioactive energy is poisoning the Northern Hemisphere?

    Those of us who have been Fukushima Alarmists since the get go are now hereby vindicated.

    Every post I have mustered on these forums is, if anything, slightly
    off-based since my estimates were obtained from known knowns.

    Now that we are in the unknown unknown, no where to run, no where to hide.

    Love today, cherish the past, for tomorrow is gone.

    People get pissed at me when I beat the Fukushima drums.

    Let 'em.

    Awake yet folks?

  • Former Japanese U.N. diplomat Akio Matsumura posted a letter to the UN authored by Mr. Mitsuhei Murata, Japan’s former ambassador to Switzerland, on his (Matsumura’s) webpage http://akiomatsumura.com/2012/04/682.html

    [Murata wrote:] “…I asked top spent-fuel pools expert Mr. Robert Alvarez, former Senior Policy Adviser to the Secretary and Deputy Assistant Secretary for National Security and the Environment at the U.S. Department of Energy, for an explanation of the potential impact of the 11,421 assemblies. I received an astounding response from Mr. Alvarez [updated 4/5/12]:

    [Alvarez] “…Based on U.S. Energy Department data, assuming a total of 11,138 spent fuel assemblies are being stored at the Dai-Ichi site, nearly all, which is in pools. They contain roughly 336 million curies (~1.2 E+19 Bq) of long-lived radioactivity.

    About 134 million curies is Cesium-137 — roughly 85 times the amount of Cs-137 released at the Chernobyl accident as estimated by the U.S. National Council on Radiation Protection (NCRP).

    The total spent reactor fuel inventory at the Fukushima-Daichi site contains nearly half of the total amount of Cs-137 estimated by the NCRP to have been released by all atmospheric nuclear weapons testing, Chernobyl, and world-wide reprocessing plants (~270 million curies or ~9.9 E+18 Becquerel) [end Alvarez]

    • To repeat, the spent fuel pool inventory stored in the pools includes:

      "The total spent reactor fuel inventory at the Fukushima-Daichi site contains nearly half of the total amount of Cs-137 estimated by the NCRP to have been released by all atmospheric nuclear weapons testing, Chernobyl, and world-wide reprocessing plants (~270 million curies or ~9.9 E+18 Becquerel)" [end]

      THIS ESTIMATE DOESN'T INCLUDE THE REACTOR FUEL and its 1/2 the Cs-137 previously released.

      NOT ALL of the inventory has been released yet in the ongoing ocean and atmospheric contamination. But it will.

      The pressing questions are HOW MUCH so far and HOW FAST the rest?

      • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

        Majia, here is my forward looking analysis:
        Japan is in the process of de-evolution.
        That is, the people of Japan will become increasingly disfunctional, by modern standards.
        The present generation is failing due to direct exposure.
        The next generation will be mutants, fewer in number, and poorer in economic terms.
        The third generation will be mutants, even fewer in number, and even poorer in economic terms.
        There will be few live births in the fourth generation.
        Do you agree?

        In four or five generations, there will be no Japanese people able to decommission their 54 nuclear reactors. 😉

        • We Not They Finally

          Yoichi Shimatsu, Japnese-American hournalist who has been back and forth, says that teenage girls in Tokyo already look like they are age 30. The breakdown of immunities and bodily functions also produce premature aging.

          I don't think they will make it to four generations ahead. But then again, will we?

        • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

          As for America and Europe, let us assume that Arnie Gundersen is correct:
          During the worst of the Fukushima emmissions,
          The Japanese were breathing in 10 hot particles per day.
          Those in California and the Pacific Northwest were breathing in 5 hot particles per day.

          By extending this logic,
          People throughout the rest of the US, Mexico, and Canada were breathing in 2 or 3 hot particles per day.
          People in Europe and East Asia got 1 or 2 hot particles per day.
          If you didn't get your own personal hot particle yet, don't worry.
          The plume passes over you every 40 days or so, providing fresh Fukushima fallout on every pass.

          What does all this mean?
          Once inhaled, hot particles tend to stick around in the lungs.
          Like tiny machine guns, they bombard surrounding tissue with radiation.
          Causing mutation.
          Causing cancers.

          My Geiger counter still picks up fresh Fukushima hot particles, that have gotten into my home here in Indiana, and are floating around in the air.
          In 2014.
          No way to keep them outside.
          No way to avoid them when you go outside.

          One hot particle can produce the genetic mutations at the cellular level to cause cancer.
          Wanna bet on what your own personal 5 or 10 or 15 year survival chances will be. 😉

          Love your spouse.
          Love your kids.
          Spend time with them.
          Tell them you love them.
          Enjoy your life.

          Shut them all down now.
          Tipping point.
          Tip it! 🙂

          • 4Yahshua

            9~10~5995 (out of 6000) in this "Twilight Zone Apocalypse"1
            Last Evil Days of Manmean! Yes, Yahshua the Messiah returns VERY SOON! HalleluYah! Hebrew: Praise ye Yah!

            Thanks for the info! 85 year old hubby and myself (66) here in Southern CA 5 miles from Huntington Beach are
            happy and well. This is some of what we take:
            NAC (Cysteine, an amino acid) improves lungs and immune system, prevents H1N1 flu. Adult: 120 mg./day Boron: daily capsule will remove radiation At least 12 mg. iodine capsule daily helps thyroid. Almond kill cancer cells. We drink almond milk. Awesome and awful prophetic events are almost upon us. Thousands will die instantly. The saved and sealed in the Father and Son (Yahweh and Yahshua) will SURVIVE FOREVER. Revelation 14:1 HalleluYah!

  • babbo dorian babbo dorian

    So, bottom line all of us in planet earth are dead soon or sooner from cáncer or radiation related deceases….
    Is there something else to say?………
    Good luck for everybody in the enenews forum, me, the non-believers, the guilties inclusive…. who cares?
    Good luck pals,

    • tarpus

      …I think we were already done in from all the nuke tests back in the day…not to mention all the other reactors melting/blowing up/being dumped at sea…they have irreversibly changed DNA from all life forms. It was only a matter of time before the genetic damage caught up with us.

  • Greenthumbelina

    I've been poking around NOAA, and saving documents.. might be good if others do the same… there are names and email addresses here! These some of the few people on the planet who have access to real information about Fuku..


  • We Not They Finally

    So now the DOE is looking "progressive" compared to the NRC? Wonders never cease. But we also know how bad the DOE is. So where exactly is the REAL estimate? Blowin' in the wind….

  • razzz razzz

    "…We explore the main dispersion and deposition patterns of the radioactive cloud, both regionally for Japan as well as for the
    entire Northern Hemisphere. While at first sight it seemed
    fortunate that westerly winds prevailed most of the time during the accident, a different picture emerges from our de-
    tailed analysis. Exactly during and following the period of
    the strongest 137Cs emissions on 14 and 15 March as well
    as after another period with strong emissions on 19 March,
    the radioactive plume was advected over Eastern Honshu Is-
    land, where precipitation deposited a large fraction of 137Cs
    on land surfaces. Radioactive clouds reached North Amer-
    ica on 15 March and Europe on 22 March. By middle of
    April, 133Xe was fairly uniformly distributed in the middle
    latitudes of the entire Northern Hemisphere and was for the
    first time also measured in the Southern Hemisphere (Darwin station, Australia). In general, simulated and observed
    concentrations of 133Xe and 137Cs both at Japanese as well
    as at remote sites were in good quantitative agreement. Altogether, we estimate that 6.4 PBq of 137Cs, or 18 % of the total
    fallout until 20 April, were deposited over Japanese land areas, while most of the rest fell over the North Pacific Ocean.
    Only 0.7 PBq, or 1.9 % of the total fallout were deposited on
    land areas other than Japan…"

    Notice the days Japanese was dusted due to a wind…

    • razzz razzz

      Notice the days Japanese was dusted due to a wind change.

    • Isn't that about 10% of Chernobyl?

      • razzz razzz

        "…We used both atmospheric activity concentration measurements as well as, for 137Cs, measurements of bulk deposition. Regarding
        133Xe, we find a total release of 15.3 (uncertainty range 12.2–18.3) EBq, which is more than twice as high as the total release from Chernobyl and likely the largest radioactive noble gas release in history. The entire noble gas inventory of reactor units 1–3 was set free into the atmosphere between 11 and 15 March 2011.

        In fact, our release estimate is higher than the entire estimated
        133Xe inventory of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, which we explain with the decay of iodine-133 (half-life of 20.8 h) into 133Xe. There is strong evidence that the 133Xe release started
        before the first active venting was made, possibly indicating
        structural damage to reactor components and/or leaks due to
        overpressure which would have allowed early release of noble gases. For 137Cs, the inversion results give a total emission of 36.6 (20.1–53.1) PBq, or about 43 % of the estimated Chernobyl emission…"

        From the Abstract of the .pdf doc.

  • PlowboyGrownUp

    Ocean Plume Modeling for the Fukushima Daiichi Event (pdf)
    Page 102 is surprising. Particulate model, ocean.

  • Johnny Blade Johnny Blade

    Statistics have shown that 100% of the 58% who responded to a 2011 Gallup Poll citing that 58% of Americans believe that the vulnerable,outdated,even obsolete nuclear facilities in the United States of Atomica are "safe" are actually already dead from the neck up and have no business promoting TPTB/Industry claims they conveniently latch onto and remain in apathetic denial even while they sit waiting a LONG time for an open chair/IV tree in the chemo infusion centers being overwhelmed already just 1300 days into the ongoing 311/Fukushima Nuclear ELE that the industry & PTB disgustingly spend exponentially more financial & manpower resources on the hiring of lying sacks of paid shill shit & lawyers to tie up & postpone or successfully appeal mandated post-311 safety & operational changes instead of digging into their deep pockets filled with the profits gleaned from their victims/public/rate-taxpayers & govt. subsidies they're awarded(rewarded)for doing the dirtiest work ever unleashed upon mankind & Mother Nature in human recorded evolution that might have had a chance of being solved or at least "minimized" damage while making the world just a little bit safer had funding for such not been diverted to their own pockets & continuing dirty work http://www.gallup.com/poll/146939/majority-americans-say-nuclear-power-plants-safe.aspx I used to call nuke-pukes a "humanoid sub-species",now I think WE are the "sub-species" & exception to the ruling stupidity[?]! 🙁 …

    • Johnny Blade Johnny Blade

      I want it made perfectly clear that my personal(& very fucked-up)situation that included my continuous & unwavering blame & contempt for nuke pukes & their failed crap technology does NOT include ANY concern for MY OWN health & longevity of life,but I'm sometimes driven to such extremes that I often have to retract what I'd typed prior to posting things that could cause me,but more importantly,"US",meaning my sick & dying loved oneS more)"trouble" than I dare set out with the other products of my compulsive truthful ramblings & demand for the absolute TRUTH,however unrealistic & unlikely I am to see the latter consideration[?!!] re;honesty directed towards me(likely just as highly sought after by ALL 'newsers including those I'm also thanking for reading this post?!) I'm not even bothering to seek treatment for the things happening to my own health. I found a means to be legally medicated enough to reduce my physical pain at a low cost & it's just barely enough to allow 4-6 hours of sleep for 2 days of every week & that's keeping me going enough to watch my girl like a hawk & catch her when she falls,but mainly KNOWING when she's about to,which encompasses so much more than the descriptive sentence implies,but nobody but me around or willing to even help when she's doing very poorly. I'm happy to have spent a melancholy,cozy evening watching the animated movie,"Watership Down" with my Hunny Bunny,the kind of sentimental memories/moments I live 4 2 b sure!…

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