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How Far Did the Black Rain Fall? Meteorologist Masuda Yoshinobu’s Promise via “Black Rain” Video Production Team

Japanese meteorologist Masuda Yoshinobu spent 30 years investigating the extent of the radioactive black rainfall in and around Hiroshima City after the US military dropped an atomic bomb there on August 6, 1945. The Japanese government has not acknowledged the … Continue reading

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Japan to fight ruling recognizing Hiroshima ‘black rain’ victims via The Japan Times

BY ERIC JOHNSTON OSAKA – The central government and Hiroshima local governments appealed Wednesday a landmark ruling last month by the Hiroshima District Court that had recognized more victims of radioactive “black rain,” caused by fallout from the atomic bombing of the … Continue reading

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Chernobyl Wildfires Reignite, Stirring Up Radiation via The New York Times

Wildfires are common in the so-called Zone of Alienation around the abandoned Chernobyl plant. A larger-than-typical fire is stirring up radiation, though levels remain normal in Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital. By Maria Varenikova VINNYTSIA, Ukraine — Firefighters have struggled to control … Continue reading

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US official: Research finds uranium in Navajo women, babies via AP

By MARY HUDETZ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — About a quarter of Navajo women and some infants who were part of a federally funded study on uranium exposure had high levels of the radioactive metal in their systems, decades after mining … Continue reading

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Unreported Deaths, Child Cancer & Radioactive Meat: The Untold Story of Chernobyl via Democracy Now!

Following a mysterious nuclear accident in Russia that left seven dead, we look back at the 1986 nuclear disaster in Chernobyl. It sent a cloud of radioactive fallout into Russia, Belarus and over a large portion of Europe, but the … Continue reading

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Hidden danger: Radioactive dust is found in communities around nuclear weapons sites via LA Times

By Ralph Vartabedian At the dawn of the nuclear age, the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration placed the nation’s major nuclear weapons production and research facilities in large, isolated reservations to shield them from foreign spies — and to protect the … Continue reading

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Forget North Korea, America Is Already Quietly Nuking Itself via Portside (Antimedia)

While senior U.S. officials led by President Trump and media pundits sound the alarm over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, America has been dealing with a series of nuclear leaks domestically that are already exposing the public to radioactive material. The … Continue reading

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Trump’s N. Korea WARGASM! Will It Come? A Different Perspective w/Space4Peace’s Bruce Gagon & Bo Jacobs in Hiroshima – NH #321 via Nuclear Hotseat

This Week’s Featured Interviews – North Korea Close-up: Bruce Gagnon is the secretary/coordinator of Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space.  He provides the history of US/N. Korea relations, a context for understanding what the countries are threatening, … Continue reading

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Radioactive Hot Particles Still Afloat Throughout Japan Six Years After Fukushima Meltdowns via BuzzFlash.com

[…] Radioactive particles of uranium, thorium, radium, cesium, strontium, polonium, tellurium and americium are still afloat throughout Northern Japan more than six years after a tsunami slammed into the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant causing three full-blown nuclear meltdowns. That was … Continue reading

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3 workers not exposed to internal radiation at DOE site via Idaho State Journal

IDAHO FALLS (AP) — A cleanup contractor says three Idaho workers involved in a radiological incident at a U.S. Department of Energy site earlier this year did not receive internal exposure. A spokesman for contractor Fluor Idaho said Thursday that … Continue reading

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