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TEPCO: 2-1/2 Times More Fukushima Radiation Released Than Previously Announced


Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, illness, investigation, medicine, nuclear, protection, research, science, treatment )

Kit
- 796 days ago - commondreams.org
The nuclear meltdowns at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant released at least 2-1/2 times more radiation than Japan's government had announced last year, the company responsible for the disaster said in a Tokyo news conference today.



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Mm M. (446)
Friday May 25, 2012, 1:36 pm
Thank you Kit!

Sadly, people are always never told the entire story! We need more people on the inside that get this out!

So sad! Just shaking my head right now is so much sorrow!
 

Jason S. (57)
Friday May 25, 2012, 1:39 pm
Just time bomb over there, go to cost billions and billions and billions to clean up that mess
 

Sue Matheson (69)
Friday May 25, 2012, 3:18 pm
thanks.
 

Kit B. (277)
Friday May 25, 2012, 4:08 pm

There are VERY few actual independent, investigative journalist left. They have always been our source of facts, their lives are more difficult and the stories much harder to find. What the few seekers of facts must battle is the corporate establishment that decides what we will know and what we should know. Seek, dig, and find truths. All will not be on your evening TV, that's just extended commercials saturating your mind with absurd babble, prattle to make you feel that you have been offered truth. You haven't. Truth rarely comes with pretty bow and neatly wrapped, truth can be harsh, cruel and often the exact opposite of our intuition.
 

Bianca D. (85)
Friday May 25, 2012, 5:20 pm
It's not a time bomb over there, that radiation is up in the atmosphere and is likely affecting us all to some degree or another.
This video gives an animation: http://enenews.com/watch-radioactive-plume-map-shows-fukushima-contamination-nearing-hawaii-video
And from april 2011: /6/2011 -- USA RADIATION CHARTS -- MODELS -- now revealed
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GsBsat5c1g

Google "university radiation plumes" in the Google Images tab and you'll see pictures & maps of the data collected by reputable universities for the distribution across the globe of the different radioactive isotopes chucked into the atmosphere by Fukushima.

Yet another case of the human race being used as experimental guinea pigs in the inescapable laboratory of industry. Not acceptable.
 

Ben Oscarsito (355)
Saturday May 26, 2012, 7:41 am
This cannot be true! -Isn't nuclear energy perfectly safe...???
So, I say; -Welcome to Chernobyl!
http://www.thereformedbroker.com/2012/04/28/saturday-night-video-welcome-to-chernobyl/
 

Terry V. (30)
Saturday May 26, 2012, 10:09 am
Anyone really SURPRISED by this? Jeez...........
 

Martin K. (0)
Saturday May 26, 2012, 12:46 pm
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Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday May 26, 2012, 6:03 pm
The worst of any environmental disaster is always intentionally under estimated. Just like BP and the Gulf oil spill.
 

Kit B. (277)
Saturday May 26, 2012, 6:10 pm

Very true, Nelson. It's bad for business and they sure don't care about our environment or our health.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 26, 2012, 11:03 pm
Forty million Japanese in 'extreme danger' of life-threatening radiation poisoning, mass evacuations likely

Department of Energy Pretends That Low Levels of Radiation Are Safe
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 26, 2012, 11:05 pm
BTW Martin K, you're an a$$hole.
 

LucyKaleido ScopeEyes (79)
Sunday May 27, 2012, 2:00 am
"Truth rarely comes with pretty bow and neatly wrapped, truth can be harsh, cruel and often the exact opposite of our intuition."

MY intuition tells me Fukuishima is much, much worse than what we have been fed.

I am amazed how this has passed into the blurry mists of recent history, out of the headlines & so out of sight, 'business as usual' & 'get on with your life'.." -- it's as though nothing has happened and/or is happening there that is permanently life-threatening, when -in fact- it is an ongoing international health crisis !

Thanks for the post, Kit. Keep it in the headlines! It is a frightening fact of life Japanese parents in the area have to tackle on a daily basis, trying to find uncontaminated food, particularly produce, for their children to eat.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 27, 2012, 3:55 am
noted
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 1:29 am
Noted, thanks.
 
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