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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
Fukushima Across the Pacific

via Safecast.org / January 11, 2014 / Let’s make it clear: the release of radioactive contamination from the Fukushima NPP to the environment — the air, the land, and the ocean — is a massive disaster. There’s no other way to describe it. Radiation in the air spread far and wide, and was ...

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By Broc West| 7 Comments | Featured, News
West Coast of North America to Be Hit Hard by #Fukushima Radiation

via  Washington's blog / Aug. 20, 2013 / Radiation levels will concentrate in pockets in Baja California and other West Coast locations. While many people assume that the ocean will dilute the Fukushima radiation, a previously-secret 1955 U.S. government report concluded that the ocean may no ...

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By Broc West| 18 Comments | Featured, News, Science
#Fukushima zone fully redesignated

via world-nuclear-news.org / August 8th, 2013 / Preparations can begin for residents to return to the town of Kawamata near the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The town was the final evacuated municipality to be redesignated. Separate from the evacuation area defined by a 20 kil ...

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New map of radioactive iodine released from Fukushima Daiichi

via Enformable.com / June 28, 2013 / The American Health Physics Society released a map which shows how far radioactive iodine spread in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.  The map was generated by researchers from the Japan Atomic Energy Agency and the United States Departm ...

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Expand health survey beyond Fukushima: U.N

via The Japan Times / May 27, 2013 / Japan’s health survey on the effects of the March 2011 nuclear crisis should be expanded to include areas outside Fukushima Prefecture, a U.N. expert said. The health management survey should be provided to residents in all affected areas by radiation ...

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An Attempt to Estimate Early-stage Radiation Exposure Dose at the Location of Every Household in Iitate Village, Fukushima

Tetsuji Imanaka, Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University / via CNIC Immediately after the occurrence of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in March 2011, there were many things I found difficult to understand. One of them was that virtually no data on radioactive contamination in the ...

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By Corbett| No Comment | Science