Tag Archives: radioactive contamination

Hot water via Beyond Nuclear International

Radioactive contamination is creeping into drinking water around the U.S. By Lynne Peeples, Ensia When Jeni Knack moved to Simi Valley, California, in 2018, she had no idea that her family’s new home was within 5 miles of a former nuclear … Continue reading

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Fukushima – 9 Years Later: Deep Wisdom of the Heart via Fairewinds Energy Education

A Personal Essay by Chiho Kaneko, Member, Board of Directors Fairewinds Energy Education I have never experienced so many people wearing protective masks on the Shinkansen high-speed train, as I did at the end of January 2020, when I traveled from northern Japan … Continue reading

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Radioactive Contamination in Tokyo: A Message from Shinpei Tanno aka SugarNat, representative of Hot Spot Investigators for Truth (HIT) in Tokyo via Manhattan Project for a Nuclear-Free World

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Brief Fukushima Prefecture Update via Fairewinds Energy

A Brief Fukushima Prefecture Update At least 14 levees broke in Fukushima […] Fukushima prefecture is very mountainous and largely remote. The radioactive fallout, which spread throughout Japan after the three Fukushima nuclear meltdowns in 2011, is impossible to clean … Continue reading

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A failure of governmental candor: The fire at the contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory via The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Daniel Hirsch, February 21, 2019 The Woolsey Fire began on November 8 at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL), located adjacent to Simi Valley, California, and enveloped much of the lab’s grounds, eventually burning all the way to Malibu and … Continue reading

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Leaks from radioactive landfill need attention, SC Supreme Court told via The State

By Sammy Fretwell COLUMBIA  Four decades after radiation leaked from a landfill for nuclear waste near Barnwell, unsafe levels of radioactive pollution continue to contaminate groundwater near the site, as well as a creek that flows toward the Savannah River. … Continue reading

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Radiation levels in Fukushima zones higher in 2017 than 2016, and still above government target despite cleanup: Greenpeace Japan via Nuclear-News

Look how the Japanese media are routinely censoring the news about the Fukushima situation. In the first article  about the Greenpeace recent report, a short article published in Australia, are clearly stated: 1. Fukushima still has radiation 100 times higher … Continue reading

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Duke Study Finds A “Legacy of Radioactivity,” Contamination from Thousands of Fracking Wastewater Spills via Desmog

Thousands of oil and gas industry wastewater spills in North Dakota have caused “widespread” contamination from radioactive materials, heavy metals and corrosive salts, putting the health of people and wildlife at risk, researchers from Duke University concluded in a newly … Continue reading

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Radioactivity in Marcellus Shale Gas Wells Threaten Public Health and Contaminate Environment via Delaware River Network

[…] The levels and amount of radioactive materials being released in Pennsylvania are alarming and demand immediate action by PADEP for the sake of the public’s health and the environment,” said Maya van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper. “PADEP’s TENORM Report … Continue reading

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Hanford and the middle ground between “knowing” and “not knowing” via The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Daniele Macluglia Scholarly work on the public understanding of the Cold War nuclear industry has frequently focused on media coverage related to the secrecy of US nuclear sites. This method of analysis holds true particularly for the Hanford Site, … Continue reading

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