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Scientists expect traces of radiation from Fukushima on U.S. coast soon

By Jeff Barnard / via adn.com / March 14, 2014 / Scientists have crowd-sourced a network of volunteers taking water samples at beaches along the West Coast in hopes of capturing a detailed look at low levels of radiation drifting across the ocean since the 2011 tsunami that devastated a nuclear p ...

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Congress Launches Inquiry Into Health Impacts of Fukushima Disaster Relief

by Matthew M. Burke / Stars and Stripes / January 27, 2014 / Congress has instructed the Defense Department to launch an inquiry into potential health impacts on Navy first-responders from Japan’s March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. The request, made in the explanatory st ...

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Alaska Gov Not Testing for Radiation

Michael Penn | Juneau EmpireLarry Hartig, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, speaks to the Senate Resources Committee at the Capitol on Wednesday. by Jennifer Canfield / Juneau Empire / January 23, 2014 / The Department of Environmental Conservation isn†...

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Flashback: #Fukushima, the Criminal Complicity of Governments & What May Be in Store for US Reactors

via Boiling Frogs Post / Febuary 28, 2012 / During the nuclear catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan’s northeast last March, the world watched in horror as conditions in the plant deteriorated by the day. Despite public reassurances that the situation was under co ...

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Dnews:  Stop Worrying About Fukushima Radiation!

via YouTube / January 13, 2014 / Since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, people have been quick to blame radiation levels across the Pacific on the deteriorating power plant. Is the radiation spreading that far, and is there any way to tell if it's actually from Japan? Trace explains wh ...

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Researchers to Monitor California Kelp Forests for #Fukushima Radiation

via CBS / January 13, 2014 / Researchers from California State University Long Beach are set to monitor the state’s kelp forests for radioactive contamination resulting from the meltdown of Fukushima’s nuclear power plant in Japan. Radioactive iodine traces from the March 11, 2011 eart ...

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Fukushima Radionuclides in North Pacific

via DailyKos / January 4, 2014 / There have been a number of popular press articles that have summarized the results of this program as reported in a presentation at the PICES – North Pacific Marine Sciences Consortium meeting held in Nanaimo, BC Canada in October 2013.  Most of these repo ...

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