Interview with Navy sailor suffering after Fukushima radiation exposure

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Emotional interview with Navy sailor suffering after Fukushima exposure: Others with same symptoms “told to be quiet… nobody’s heard from them” — Health is worsening, worried I’m going to die — Can’t really use legs or arms, hands ‘barely functional’ — Rashes all over body, spasms, shaking — Doctors tell us “it’s all psychological” (AUDIO) http://enenews.com/emotional-interview-navy-sailor-suffering-serious-illness-after-fukushima-exposure-others-same-symptoms-told-be-quiet-nobodys-heard-worry-about-dying-health-keeps-worsening-really-legs-arms-h?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ENENews+%28Energy+News%29

Interview with Navy Lt. Steve Simmons who served on the USS Ronald Reagan for 3/11 relief mission
, Nuclear Hotseat hosted by Libbe HaLevy, July 8, 2014 (emphasis added):

  • 21:30 in — November 2011 I noticed something was wrong… The black-out was the first thing… I started dealing with gastrointestinal issues, at first I thought I was coming down with a stomach bug… Fevers as high as 102.9°F… January 2012 was the first time I was hospitalized… [They] sent me home with a sinus infection. Three days later I was readmitted to…

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Taro Aizu’s Fukushima Gogyoshi

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In honor of the continuing victims of the Japanese national tragedy in Fukushima (3/11/11), and on the occasion of National Poetry Month, here is a moving and sobering poem about those whose lives continue to erode daily from the effects of radioactive pollution.

Videos from Gogyoshi Art Project: My Hometown Fukushima
Read more about the Gogyoshi, a poetic form invented by Taro Aizu.

PBS Newshour: Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Continues to Unfold

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PBS NewsHour

Published on 28 Feb 2014

Description:

The site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan remains a post-apocalyptic landscape of abandoned towns, frozen in time. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien got a rare tour inside the plant, where three nuclear reactors melted down after the earthquake and tsunami in 2011, to learn more about the long-term solutions for stemming the radioactive contamination.

PBS special on Fukushima starts tonight with rare look inside plant — Correspondent loses arm after filming in Japan — “Amputated after an apparently minor injury”

http://enenews.com/pbs-special-on-fukushima-starts-tonight-with-rare-look-inside-plant-correspondent-loses-arm-soon-after-leaving-japan-amputated-after-an-apparently-minor-injury-quickly-worsened-video

Published: February 28th, 2014 at 11:31 am ET
By ENENews

PBS NewsHour, Feb. 27, 2014: Three years after a massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, PBS NewsHour Science Correspondent Miles O’Brien returned to Japan for an update on clean-up efforts and the continuing impact of the radioactive spill. Friday, February 28:…

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Is Half Moon Bay Radioactive?

There has been little to no coverage in local mainstream media about the radioactive plume from the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, that has now reached the California coastline. While some posts on popular Internet sites have dealt with this extremely important worldwide environmental crisis, they are generally very dismissive of the hazards we face (characteristically pointing to dilution of radioactive effluents, and claiming that the levels “pose no risk”, without delivering any hard facts about concentrations.) We remain blissfully unaware of any of the crucial data. How is radiation measured? What are the units? What effect does exposure to radioactive isotopes have on various body tissues? More importantly, what can we do to protect ourselves from exposure, which accumulates in our bodies over time, and which leads to cancers and other long-term disorders? Read this paper, released 3 years after the the Daiichi Power Plant in Fukushima failed. It is a tragic comedy of errors, lack of communication, and misinformation. How long will it be before we are awakened to the truth about what is already happening on our shores?

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Vernon Radiation Safety

I finally found this video. It shows a man with an Inspector Geiger Counter (average cpm about 30) walking on the beach. He demonstrates how the counts are highest near to the water, with counts up to 150 cpm.   I have discussed this in a previous blog, and this is the evidence.   Experts have predicted that a plume is coming, and this is what it would look like using a Geiger Counter.   I will look for future reports, and keep you posted.

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100-tonne radioactive water leak at Fukushima nuclear plant

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Click here to read about the latest in the ongoing nuclear catastrophe at Fukushima.

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water-radiationTEPCO discovers 100-tonne radioactive water leak at Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan  ABC Radio Australia, 20 February 2014 , A new leak of 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water has been discovered at Fukushima after TEPCO revealed only one of nine thermometers in a crippled reactor was still working. A new leak of 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water has been discovered at Fukushima, the plant’s operator said after it revealed only one of nine thermometers in a crippled reactor was still working.

The tank, one of hundreds at the site that are used to store water contaminated during the process of cooling broken reactors, sits about 700 metres from the shore. A spokesman for Tokyo Electric Power says the toxic water is no longer escaping from a storage tank and is likely contained, but the news is a further blow to the company’s already-battered reputation for safety…….

The tank holds water…

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Another Chernobyl / Fukushima in Washington State?

I guess we haven’t learned from our mistakes.

I guess the cheap and easy way

is worth the death and grotesque mutation

of all our progeny, and that of all species on the planet.

We are spending 33% of our national nuclear cleanup funds

on one plant that is leaching terrible, irreversible and permanent destructon

into one of the most beautiful, pristine places in the country—

Washington/Oregon’s Columbia River Valley.

The poison will never stop leaking, because nuclear waste

simply cannot be contained.

Not only are the tanks leaking, but gases are building up within them that could lead to an explosion, which would then spread the toxicity throughout the air.

Why are we poisoning mother earth?

Not because of nuclear weapons,

not (directly) because of war,

not because of perversity or bad will,

but because of ignorance, expeditiousness,

and a lack of regard for 30 generations forward …

Our stay on earth is only limited

by our lack of foresight and compassion.

When will we learn?

It starts with you. And me. And all of us.

Just say No to nuclear power.

(See “Nuclear board warns of Hanford tank explosion risk” on Yahoo Newes

By SHANNON DININNY | Associated Press 4/2/2013)

Article Excerpt: “State and federal officials have long known that hydrogen gas could build up inside the tanks at theHanford Nuclear Reservation, leading to an explosion that would release radioactive material. The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board recommended additional monitoring and ventilation of the tanks last fall, and federal officials were working to develop a plan to implement the recommendation.

The board expressed those concerns again Monday to U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who is chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and had sought the board’s perspective about cleanup at Hanford.

The federal government created Hanford in the 1940s as part of the secret Manhattan Project to build the atomic bomb. It spends billions of dollars to clean up the 586-square-mile site neighboring the Columbia River, the southern border between Washington and Oregon and the Pacific Northwest’s largest waterway.

Federal officials have said six underground tanks at the site are leaking into the soil, threatening the groundwater, and technical problems have delayed construction of a plant to treat the waste for long-term safe disposal.”