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Editorials about the nuclear situation at Fukushima Daiichi in Japan.

David Suzuki: Citizen scientists can fill info gaps about Fukushima effects

by David Suzuki / via Straight.com / January 28, 2014 / An Internet search turns up an astounding number of pages about radiation from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant meltdown that followed an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. But it’s difficult to find credible informati ...

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By Corbett| 3 Comments | Editorials
Monitoring the Plumes…Or Not

Deployment of towed gamma radiation measurement system off Fukushima via Daily Kos / January 27, 2014 / There have been a number of diaries over the last few months about the contamination of the Pacific Ocean by huge and ever increasing releases from the Fukushima Daiichi disaster site. I ha ...

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By Broc West| 19 Comments | Editorials, Featured
Ralph Nader Explores the Fukushima Secrecy Syndrome

by Ralph Nader / Counterpunch / January 24, 2014 / Last month, the ruling Japanese coalition parties quickly rammed through Parliament a state secrets law. We Americans better take notice. Under its provisions the government alone decides what are state secrets and any civil servants who di ...

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By Corbett| 6 Comments | Editorials
Worst-case scenario thinking and Fukushima radiation

via Deep Sea News / January 23, 2014 / Why do some people hold fast to apocalyptic ideas, like Fukushima radiation, even when the best available evidence suggests that the world is not about to end? Confirmation bias is the term psychologists use to describe the behavior of testing an idea by sea ...

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By Broc West| 22 Comments | Editorials, Featured
Yeah, about that #Fukushima radiation …

via Alaska Dispatch / January 22, 2014 / Since the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, I've been trying to find Zen with the the ongoing Fukushima nuclear mess. Between colossal tax cuts for oil companies, a budget forecast that induces acid reflux, and Medicaid un-expansion, I barely had the b ...

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By Broc West| 16 Comments | Editorials, News
Jgov to step up efforts to find disposal site for radioactive #Fukushima waste

Employees of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency prepare to incinerate radioactive soil in Iitate, Fukushima Prefecture, on Oct. 26, 2011 via Japan Times / January 21, 2014 / The government plans to step up its efforts to select the final disposal site for high-level radioactive waste from nucl ...

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By Corbett| 6 Comments | Editorials, Featured
ONE TRICK PONY: High Level Chernobyl Cover up reveals identical playbook concerning Fukushima

via JeffreyJaxen.com / January 11, 2014 / < All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them” -Galileo Galilei In this documentary titled "The Battle of Chernobyl" there exists as striking truth that jumps out at 1h16m55s.  What follows be ...

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By Corbett| 5 Comments | Editorials