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Internal Exposure Concealed: The True State of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident via APJ Japan Focus

Yagasaki Katsuma […] From March 25 to 31, I went to eight areas to measure radiation doses in the air, farmland and water: Fukushima City, Iwaki City, Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Kitakata City, Minami-Sōma City, Kōriyama City, Iitate Village, and Kita-Shiobara Village. … 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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The Human Consequences of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accidents via The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus

By Eiichiro Ochiai […] But these data accounted for only the release into the atmosphere. Radioactive materials were also released into the water systems surrounding the facilities, as well as directly into the ocean. When the amounts released into the … Continue reading

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Contamination fears as forest fires smoulder in exclusion zone via RT

Robert Jacobs, Hiroshima Peace Institute https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqJYI4xdXO0&feature=youtu.be

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Fukushima: Evaporating tank contents is not the solution via Dr Ian Fairlie

Recent news stories are suggesting that TEPCO is considering evaporating the large quantities of radioactive water held in thousands of tanks at Fukushima. […] Disposing large volumes of highly tritiated water is a serious problem for TEPCO but its evaporation … Continue reading

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Trinity Test Site Opening to Face Protest from Residents via The New York Times

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Seven decades after an atomic bomb helped end World War II, descendants of families near a New Mexico test want tourists to know residents suffered for years afterward and some of their children may have been affected. … Continue reading

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Fukushima mothers compile booklet derived from radiation seminars via Asahi Shimbun

MINAMI-SOMA, Fukushima Prefecture–Mothers living near the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant have compiled a booklet offering basic knowledge about radiation and explanations addressing safety concerns arising from the disaster. The booklet, titled “Yoku Wakaru Hoshasen Kyoshitsu” (Radiation and Health … Continue reading

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Fukushima nuclear plant released tiny amount of plutonium, but hot particles raise concerns via Straight.com

Meanwhile, Vermont-based Fairewinds Energy Education has released a new video about “hot particles”. According to Fairewinds chief engineer Arnie Gundersen, a former nuclear-industry senior vice president, these dangerous particles are “scattered all over Japan and North America’s west coast”, but … Continue reading

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U.N. panel takes issue with radiation exposure data submitted by TEPCO via The Asahi Shimbun

In its report on April 2, the U.N. Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) also said there was no discernible rise in overall cancer rates among residents of Fukushima Prefecture. […] However, the internal dose levels among … Continue reading

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Cancer, nuclear bombs and dirty tricks via The Ecologist

Following a campaign of dirty tricks a decisive case in Britain’s nuclear test veterans fight for justice will reach the High Court in June 2014, writes Chris Busby. The case will also put on trial the dominant risk model for … Continue reading

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