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04-25-2015, 10:38 PM #1,516
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05-20-2015, 06:29 AM #1,517
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Fukushima Radiation Found In Tap Water Around Japan

Testing conducted in February and March of 2015 found cesium in many tap water samples collected around Japan. While the numbers were fairly low it is still a persistent problem since tap water is used in some way in everything that is consumed. In the readings, Tokyo had higher tap water contamination levels than Fukushima City.

One reading that may cause confusion is the reading for Ichihara Chiba. It indicated iodine 131 was found in that tap water sample. That contamination would not be from Fukushima Daiichi. The reading is isolated, no other cities found iodine 131 in their water. If it had somehow been from Fukushima Daiichi, readings would have been found in areas closer to the plant. Iodine 131 has a short half life, any contamination decays away over a few weeks. This same problem was encountered in the US soon after the disaster were iodine 131 was being found in some east coast municipal water supplies. At the time it was unlikely to be directly due to fallout from Fukushima Daiichi as too much time had passed. What may be happening is linked to medical treatments.

http://www.fukuleaks.org/web/?p=14751

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05-20-2015, 01:38 PM #1,518
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Tokyo higher readings than Fukushima...

http://radioactivity.nsr.go.jp/en/conten...150512.pdf

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05-22-2015, 10:52 PM #1,519
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05-22-2015, 11:02 PM #1,520
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It's about time they came up with a way to actually determine which life still exists in the oceans, especially during this continuing radioactive disaster. However, it does not count population numbers, nor population decline (if it exists).

http://phys.org/news/2015-05-scientists-...rsity.html
05-24-2015, 07:22 AM #1,521
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Nuclear official warns of explosions at Fukushima plant

Gases accumulating in sediment underneath highly contaminated water — Spark caused by static electricity could ignite hydrogen blast

Inspections of containers holding contaminated water at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant found that at least 10 percent have leaks, which could trigger a hydrogen explosion.

Tokyo Electric Power Co., the plant’s operator, reported its findings at a meeting with a study group from the Nuclear Regulation Authority on May 22. It said no radioactive water was found to have escaped outside the concrete structures that encase the containers.

According to TEPCO, there were about 1,300 such containers at the plant as of May 20.

They store waste water from the ALPS (advanced liquid processing system) equipment that removes radioactive substances from contaminated water.

The containers, which are made of polyethylene, are 1.8 meters high and have diameters of 1.5 meters.

The first leak was discovered in a lid on April 2.

http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaste...1505230059

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05-26-2015, 04:28 PM #1,522
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I am just playing devil's advocate here because it seems life depends on a certain level of background radiation for our immune systems to work properly. Very interesting article for those who are interested in the opposite point of view.

Quote:Why, then, does the no-safe-level, zero-threshold "theory" continue to be widely accepted? Dr. Boyer makes a bold statement as to the reason, "Why, in the face of the evidence, does the zero-threshold concept remain so politically correct? More to the point, consider who benefits. Are there people who make their living exploiting the zero-threshold theory? You bet! Think of the government employees at the federal, state, and local levels who use zero threshold to concoct regulations for nuclear power plants, nuclear waste disposal, radon in homes, etc. Think of the government-sponsored researchers on disposal of nuclear waste, who search for ever more esoteric ways to protect people 50,000 years hence from a conceivable, trivial addition to the natural radiation background. One might call it 'bureaucratic free enterprise.'”

Strong words, indeed. Add to this those in the public, political and environmental activist arenas whose reputations depend on their exaggerated prophecies of nuclear doom, and we can see that the business of keeping the no-safe-level myth alive is considerable. Without the public becoming aware of the truth and demanding the use of scientific correctness, this unethical practice will continue and fear of the low-level-radiation "bogey man" will endure. Once the public becomes aware of the safety concerning low level radiation exposures and makes their collective voice heard, the no-safe-level myth can be discarded and become little more than an historical point of interest similar to the false belief that the Earth is the center of the universe.

It should be noted that current research on single living cell DNA and multi-cellular laboratory animals demonstrates the biological mechanisms at work. Low level radiation exposure actually improves an individual cell’s ability to repair damage to its DNA, much the same as physical exercise improves muscle tone. It also has a cumulative effect of improved DNA repair for the remaining lifetime of the cell. In other words, radiation exposure has a positive cumulative effect in non-lethel doses, but there is no negative cumulative effect! In addition, irradiated cells tend to live longer than non-irradiated cells. These phenomena have also been found to be the case with multi-cellular laboratory animals. By increasing radiation exposure above normal background levels, living creatures experience better cellular repair functions and have longer lifetimes. There are accumulated health effects due to increased exposure levels, but all of the effects are positive, health enhancing, and life-extending.

http://www.hiroshimasyndrome.com/radiati...-myth.html

"Robert E. Boyer (USA) : "There are no data that support a linear inference of harm from nuclear radiation down to zero effect at zero dose. The data indicate that people would live longer and healthier lives if they received a little more radiation, not less."" dunno.gif

Summation:
1. Radiation occurs everywhere as a natural part of the world...everyone and everything is naturally radioactive.
2. The no-safe-level theory of radiation only applies to enormous exposures (above 100 REM) absorbed over a short period of time.
3. Low levels of radiation exposure over long periods of time, up to 500 times typical natural background levels, are not harmful.
4. Low level radiation is beneficial to human health, improves damage recovery, and is essential to the functioning of the immune system.
5. Way too much or way too little of a good thing can be deadly.
05-26-2015, 06:11 PM #1,523
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Good post US, I've read an article along those lines too. The response was automatic knee-jerk denial that radiation is anything but deadly, but that mind set should be re-thought.
05-30-2015, 07:15 PM #1,524
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06-03-2015, 01:09 PM #1,525
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(05-24-2015, 07:22 AM)NODOOM Wrote:  Nuclear official warns of explosions at Fukushima plant

Gases accumulating in sediment underneath highly contaminated water — Spark caused by static electricity could ignite hydrogen blast

Inspections of containers holding contaminated water at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant found that at least 10 percent have leaks, which could trigger a hydrogen explosion.

Tokyo Electric Power Co., the plant’s operator, reported its findings at a meeting with a study group from the Nuclear Regulation Authority on May 22. It said no radioactive water was found to have escaped outside the concrete structures that encase the containers.

According to TEPCO, there were about 1,300 such containers at the plant as of May 20.

They store waste water from the ALPS (advanced liquid processing system) equipment that removes radioactive substances from contaminated water.

The containers, which are made of polyethylene, are 1.8 meters high and have diameters of 1.5 meters.

The first leak was discovered in a lid on April 2.

http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaste...1505230059





This is getting serious!!!!!!

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06-03-2015, 03:34 PM #1,526
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There will be no explosion without a spark, however, they are getting a great deal of help with this from international experts. Let's hope some of the best scientific minds can come up with solutions quickly, that is, if the nuclear scientific community answers the decommissioning President's plea for help.

Also, protesters in Japan are taking their protests to court and winning. It now is extremely difficult to start up a nuclear reactor due to strict safety protocol which is now in place.



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06-19-2015, 05:30 AM #1,527
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Hey all at KB.

Can someone here point me to what they think is the best fallout map for this situation? I've wound up residing on the Northern coast of Oregon for a few months after having spent some previous months on the BC coast and so, i'm more than a bit concerned, but not sure what to think or believe about any of it now.

Maybe there is a link on this thread? I'll start looking.

Thanks for any help in the matter.
07-17-2015, 11:08 AM #1,528
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FUKISHIMA POWER PLANT NUCLEAR MELTDOWN CONFIRMED!

On Thursday, just over four years since a deadly earthquake and subsequent tsunami crippled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) confirmed a long suspected theory: complete meltdown in the No. 1 reactor.

TEPCO and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decomissioning (IRID) have been studying the interior of the reactor using tomographic imagery to determine precisely where the fuel is, or in this case isn’t, located. The xray-like images confirmed no fuel remained in the building itself, likely having melted through the floor into a holding unit below.

http://pontiactribune.com/fukishima-powe...confirmed/
07-22-2015, 01:34 PM #1,529
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07-23-2015, 12:52 PM #1,530
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Don't worry! Everything is fine!

Man Discovers ‘Mutant Daisies’ Growing At Fukushima Nuclear Plant

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How could he get close enough to take these BEAUTIFUL pictures if it were dangerous?

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