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Fallout over Fukushima fallout papers continues as two are retracted via Retraction Watch

20200804 A radiology journal has retracted two papers about the fallout from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan over concerns that the researchers used “ethically inappropriate data” from the people they studied.  The articles, which appeared in the Journal of Radiological Protection in … Continue reading

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Fukushima Radiation in Pacific Reaches West Coast via Counterpunch

By John LaForge “[W]e should be carefully monitoring the oceans after what is certainly the largest accidental release of radioactive contaminants to the oceans in history,” marine chemist Ken Buesseler said last spring. Instead, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency halted … Continue reading

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High radiation exposure level in Fukushima resident puzzles experts via The Asahi Shimbun

FUKUSHIMA–A Fukushima resident living well outside the no-entry zone set up after last year’s nuclear disaster was exposed to an unusually high level of radiation in the first four months after the crisis, prefectural officials said. The resident in the … Continue reading

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Preliminary Dose Estimation from the nuclear accident after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami via WHO

Overview The earthquake and tsunami in Japan on 11 March 2011 led to releases of radioactive material into the environment from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear site. This report describes a preliminary estimate of radiation doses to the public resulting from … Continue reading

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