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Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
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04-11-2011 01:35 PM#1
JayRodneyⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
… The jet stream is carrying the radiation from Japan to North America. Most of the radioactivity disperses in the atmosphere and falls over the Pacific Ocean on its way over, but some of it has now reached the west coast, falling down with rain, and mixing with seawater. It’s also accumulating in seaweed.

The rainwater tested was collected at SFU’s campus on Burnaby Mountain and in downtown Vancouver, while seaweed samples were collected in North Vancouver near the Seabus terminal. Researchers began monitoring rainwater earlier this month but did not see the signature for iodine-131 in samples taken March 16 and March 18. However, they did detect the radioisotope’s signature in samples from March 19, 20 and 25.

Here are the results from the tests (measured in decays of iodine-131 per second per litre of rainwater – Bq/l):

* March 18: 0 (2) Bq/l
* March 19: 9 (2) Bq/l
* March 20: 12 (2) Bq/l
* March 25: 11 (2) Bq/l

http://www.sfu.ca/pamr/media_releases/me...hores.html

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04-11-2011 02:31 PM#2
ShadowMrs. Buckwheat
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RE: Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
sad2.gif was bound to be, turning up in Wash and Idaho and Oregon, Claifornia as it has been. This gov seems to think if they don't test for it, it won't be there. dunno.gif
04-11-2011 02:42 PM#3
JayRodneyⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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RE: Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
sad2.gif They are here to keep us safe until something really happens, then there are problems. It's a lot like dealing with an insurance company.

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04-11-2011 02:58 PM#4
OctoMother Superior
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RE: Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
Don't worry, it's so little you won't even see it damned.gif
04-11-2011 03:21 PM#5
ShadowMrs. Buckwheat
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RE: Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
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04-11-2011 03:24 PM#6
JayRodneyⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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RE: Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
beerbong.gif Thank god! No worries in this part of paradise then. 37.gif

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04-11-2011 03:28 PM#7
KreeperGriobhtha
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RE: Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
(04-11-2011 02:42 PM)JayRodney Wrote:  sad2.gif They are here to keep us safe until something really happens, then there are problems. It's a lot like dealing with an insurance company.

No, they are here to hold our heads in the sand so we don't see what's going on and revolt.

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04-11-2011 03:32 PM#8
JayRodneyⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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RE: Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
(04-11-2011 03:28 PM)Kreeper Wrote:  
(04-11-2011 02:42 PM)JayRodney Wrote:  sad2.gif They are here to keep us safe until something really happens, then there are problems. It's a lot like dealing with an insurance company.

No, they are here to hold our heads in the sand so we don't see what's going on and revolt.
Oh yeah, same reason they invented religion. coffeetime.gif

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04-11-2011 03:36 PM#9
KreeperGriobhtha
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RE: Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
Hmmm... I thought they invented religion so they would have an excuse to keep altar boys around. What power hungry pervert doesn't like a little boy in a dress?

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04-11-2011 03:44 PM#10
JayRodneyⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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RE: Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
bob.gif What power hungry pervert doesn't like a little boy in a dress on weed?

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04-11-2011 03:48 PM#11
KreeperGriobhtha
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RE: Vancouver, Canada Radiation: iodine-131 in rainwater 100 times above US drinking water limit
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