Tag Archives: Radiation exposure

Girl’s Cancer Leads Mom to ‘Overwhelming’ Discovery of More Than 50 Sick Kids Near Closed Nuclear Lab via People

By Johnny Dodd “Pediatric cancer is rare — you’re not supposed to have neighbors whose children also have it,” says Melissa Bumstead, who “knew I had to do something”   Melissa Bumstead made a terrifying discovery in 2014 as her four-year-old daughter … Continue reading

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Regional EPA leaders visit West Lake Landfill Superfund site, release map of radioactive contamination via St. Louis Post Dispatch

BRIDGETON — The Environmental Protection Agency released new maps Friday of radioactivity at West Lake Landfill, showing contamination extending up to and, in at least a few places, slightly beyond the fence line of the Superfund site. Planning the long-awaited … Continue reading

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100 people with rare cancers who attended same NJ high school demand answers via Fox News

By April 11, Al Lupiano had heard from more than 100 former Colonia High School attendees who had been diagnosed with rare cancers By Audrey Conklin A single New Jersey man has uncovered a medical mystery apparently linking 100 people diagnosed with rare cancers to … Continue reading

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Russian troops took highly radioactive ‘souvenirs’ looted from Chernobyl, Ukraine says via Insider

Alia Shoaib Russian soldiers looted highly radioactive “souvenirs” from Chernobyl, a Ukrainian agency said. The items could cause radiation burns, radiation sickness, and irreversible processes in the body. Last week Ukraine said it had regained control of the power plant, … Continue reading

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A Message from Ms. Setsuko Shimomoto下本節子さん証言via Manhattan Project for a Nuclear-Free World

A Message from Ms. Setsuko Shimomoto Ms. Setsuko Shimomoto is originally from Muroto, a fishing village in Kochi, Japan. In the 1950s, Setsuko’s father was a fisherman who was exposed to the radioactive fallout from the nuclear testing near the … Continue reading

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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japanese youth sue over cancer diagnoses via BBC

Six young Japanese people are suing the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant after developing thyroid cancer in the years following the 2011 nuclear disaster. The plaintiffs, aged between six and 16 at the time of the disaster, say they … Continue reading

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‘After 900 nuclear tests on our land, US wants to ethnically cleanse us’: meet the most bombed nation in the world via RT

Native-American nation’s land was turned into a nuclear test site. Now, they suffer from illnesses ‘The most nuclear bombed nation on the planet’ is the unwanted accolade claimed by the Shoshone Native American tribe. This has had devastating effects for … Continue reading

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Radioactive liquid spilled outside Tri-Cities nuclear fuel plant. Here’s what happened via Tri-City Herald

BY ANNETTE CARY About half of the radioactive liquid in a 55-gallon drum spilled outside at the Framatome ANP plant in Richland this week, according to a Nuclear Regulatory Commission report. The plant on Horn Rapids Road in Richland, Wash., … Continue reading

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Cold-war spy pictures reveal a Soviet nuclear ‘cloud generator’ via Nature

The operation of a notorious Soviet plutonium-making facility decades ago caused ecological devastation in the Southern Urals1. See the image in Nature: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02756-4 Read the article at A Nuclear Generator of Clouds: Accidents and Radioactive Contamination Identified on Declassified Satellite … Continue reading

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US researchers work to trace mystery uranium cubes back to Nazi nuclear program via Times of Israel

Hundreds of radioactive ‘Heisenberg cubes’ were lost to history after war, but new forensic analysis on the material could fill historical gaps, boost nuclear safeguards By LUKE TRESS […] In the town of Haigerloch, hidden in a cave beneath a castle, … Continue reading

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