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Why the Fukushima disaster is worse than Chernobyl via The Independent

Japan has been slow to admit the scale of the meltdown. But now the truth is coming out. David McNeill reports from Soma City Monday, 29 August 2011 Yoshio Ichida is recalling the worst day of his 53 years: 11 March, when the sea swallowed up his home and killed his friends. The Fukushima fisherman […]

Church Rock, America’s Forgotten Nuclear Disaster, Is Still Poisoning Navajo Lands 40 Years Later via Vice

Residents say they’ve been ignored even as the struggle with contaminated water and worry about having children. By Samuel Gilbert; photos by Ramsay de Give Early in the summer of 1979, Larry King, an underground surveyor at the United Nuclear Corporation’s Church Rock Uranium mine in New Mexico, began noticing something unusual when looking at the south […]

Fukushima Radiation Has Contaminated The Entire Pacific Ocean – And It’s Going To Get Worse via True Activist

The nuclear disaster has contaminated the world’s largest ocean in only five years and it’s still leaking 300 tons of radioactive waste every day. What was the most dangerous nuclear disaster in world history? Most people would say the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine, but they’d be wrong. In 2011, an earthquake, believed to be […]

Woman breaks silence among Fukushima thyroid cancer patients via AP

KORIYAMA, Japan (AP) — She’s 21, has thyroid cancer, and wants people in her prefecture in northeastern Japan to get screened for it. That statement might not seem provocative, but her prefecture is Fukushima, and of the 173 young people with confirmed or suspected cases since the 2011 nuclear meltdowns there, she is the first […]

Fukushima disaster: Tokyo hides truth as children die, become ill from radiation – ex-mayor via RT

The tragedy of the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster took place almost three years ago. Since then, radiation has forced thousands out of their homes and led to the deaths of many. It took great effort to prevent the ultimate meltdown of the plant – but are the after effects completely gone? Tokyo says yes; it […]

Concerns Over Measurement of Fukushima Fallout via The New York Times

David McNeill/The Chronicle of Higher Education TOKYO — In the chaotic, fearful weeks after the Fukushima nuclear crisis began, in March 2011, researchers struggled to measure the radioactive fallout unleashed on the public. Michio Aoyama’s initial findings were more startling than most. As a senior scientist at the Japanese government’s Meteorological Research Institute, he said […]

Fukushima, a Global Conspiracy of Denial via Reader Supported News

By William Boardman Just because no one seems to know what to do about Fukushima is no excuse to go on lying about and/or denying the dimensions of reality, whatever they might be. There are hundreds, probably thousands of people with little or no authority who have long struggled to create a realistic, rational perspective […]

Fukushima Ho Hum via Reader Supported News

By William Boardwell […]On October 16, the Fukushima Daiichi’s three melted-down reactors escaped a new crisis from Typhoon Wipha, as the Pacific hurricane managed to kill 17 people on off-shore islands but passed far enough from the mainland that Fukushima got only a heavy soaking. But that was enough to create conditions on the ground […]

The wrong crisis stopped the Olympics via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter On Saturday, March 21, 50,000 people queued up at Sendai station to see the Olympic flame displayed in a cauldron there. Packed together, not all of them wearing masks, the eager spectators waited as long as three hours to glimpse a flame that should have been extinguished in Japan months ago.  […] Yes, […]