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    Post  giovonni on Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:50 pm



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    Fukushima Water Has More Radiation Than Released Into Air

    Thursday, June 2, 2011 (updated June 3)

    from- Bloomberg

    June 3 (Bloomberg) -- The water level in basements and trenches at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima plant rose and may contain more radiation than is known to have been released into the atmosphere in the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.

    The amount of contaminated water rose to about 105 million liters (28 million gallons) from 100 million liters on May 18, and may start overflowing after June 20, the company known as Tepco said in a statement today. Radiation in the water is estimated at 720,000 terabecquerels, general manager Junichi Matsumoto said at a media briefing in Tokyo.

    Tepco has pumped millions of liters of water to cool three reactors that melted down at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi station after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami knocked out power and backup generators, crippling its cooling systems. With Japan's rainy season in full swing, heavy downpours threaten to flood the plant and leak more radiation into the sea, soil and air.

    "The risk of overflow is as serious as the meltdown of reactor fuel rods that's already happened," Tetsuo Ito, the head of the Atomic Energy Research Institute at Kinki University in western Japan, said in a phone interview. "Tepco should've acknowledged this risk weeks ago and could've taken any urgent measures."

    A water de-contamination unit being built at the plant will start operating after June 15 and an underground tank capable of holding 10 million liters will be ready by the middle of August, Tepco said in today's statement.

    Radiation in Atmosphere

    Tepco shares fell 6.2 percent today to 286 yen, the lowest level since at least September 1974. The stock has fallen 87 percent since the day before the quake, erasing 3 trillion yen ($37 billion) of the company's market value.

    Much of the water poured into reactors and spent-fuel pools has overflowed or leaked into basements, connecting tunnels and services trenches at the plant, which has six reactors housed in separate building.

    Japan's Nuclear Safety Commission said on April 12 an estimated 630,000 terabecquerels of radiation had been released into the atmosphere. The country's government the same day raised the severity rating of the nuclear crisis to the highest level on an international scale.

    The government aims to release the latest radiation data early next week, Goshi Hosono, a special adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, said on June 1.

    Failure of cooling systems for reactors and water pools storing spent fuel rods led to explosions and fires at the Fukushima plant, causing radiation leaks that forced the evacuation of more than 50,000 households and contaminated drinking water and food.

    Japan's government halted shipments of tea from four prefectures near Tokyo after detecting radioactive cesium that exceeded regulatory limits, the Yomiuri newspaper reported today.

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    Re: A Coverup -California Northwest USA BC Canada under radiation threat as high as Japan

    Post  mudra on Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:26 pm

    giovonni wrote:

    "Even though i post these continuing (dire) stories...i feel it is a necessary process (for some) to filter these man created abnormalities from our collective minds...

    i believe and sense (for those that chose) - that we are becoming fully ripened (within our conscious minds) - to now truly create a new timeline for our ever evolving (transmuting) physical bodies. These visiting cosmic brethren ~ ET's (are only here now) to observe and assist in these processes. As the Earth continues to transmutes upward in her vibration within this huge centrifuge of our (solar systems) current galactic alignment, it is up to those who wish and desire to ascend with her to reciprocate and follow suit by changing their thought behavioral patterns. We are (and will experience) what we think!"

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    Post  giovonni on Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:30 pm

    Exclusive Arnie Gundersen Interview: The Dangers of Fukushima Are Worse and Longer-lived Than We Think

    "I have said it's worse than Chernobyl and I’ll stand by that. There was an enormous amount of radiation given out in the first two to three weeks of the event. And add the wind blowing in-land. It could very well have brought the nation of Japan to its knees. I mean, there is so much contamination that luckily wound up in the Pacific Ocean as compared to across the nation of Japan - it could have cut Japan in half. But now the winds have turned, so they are heading to the south toward Tokyo and now my concern and my advice to friends that if there is a severe aftershock and the Unit 4 building collapses, leave. We are well beyond where any science has ever gone at that point and nuclear fuel lying on the ground and getting hot is not a condition that anyone has ever analyzed."

    From Chris Martenson
    Friday, June 3, 2011



    interview audio and transcript here:
    http://www.chrismartenson.com/blog/exclusive-arnie-gundersen-interview-dangers-fukushima-are-worse-and-longer-lived-we-think/58689
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    Post  giovonni on Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:06 pm

    3 nuclear reactors melted down after quake, Japan confirms

    June 6, 2011

    Tokyo (CNN) -- Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant experienced full meltdowns at three reactors in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami in March, the country's Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters said Monday.

    The nuclear group's new evaluation, released Monday, goes further than previous statements in describing the extent of the damage caused by an earthquake and tsunami on March 11.

    The announcement will not change plans for how to stabilize the Fukushima Daiichi plant, the agency said.

    Reactors 1, 2 and 3 experienced a full meltdown, it said.

    The plant's owner, Tokyo Electric Power Co., admitted last month that nuclear fuel rods in reactors 2 and 3 probably melted during the first week of the nuclear crisis.

    It had already said fuel rods at the heart of reactor No. 1 melted almost completely in the first 16 hours after the disaster struck. The remnants of that core are now sitting in the bottom of the reactor pressure vessel at the heart of the unit and that vessel is now believed to be leaking.

    A "major part" of the fuel rods in reactor No. 2 may have melted and fallen to the bottom of the pressure vessel 101 hours after the earthquake and tsunami that crippled the plant, Tokyo Electric said May 24.

    The same thing happened within the first 60 hours at reactor No. 3, the company said, in what it called its worst-case scenario analysis, saying the fuel would be sitting at the bottom of the pressure vessel in each reactor building.

    But Tokyo Electric at the same time released a second possible scenario for reactors 2 and 3, one that estimated a full meltdown did not occur. In that scenario, the company estimated the fuel rods may have broken but may not have completely melted.

    Temperature data showed the two reactors had cooled substantially in the more than two months since the incident, Tokyo Electric said in May.

    The earthquake and tsunami knocked out cooling systems at Fukushima Daiichi, causing the three operating reactors to overheat. That compounded a natural disaster by spewing radioactive material into the atmosphere.

    Tokyo Electric avoided using the term "meltdown," and says it was keeping the remnants of the core cool. But U.S. experts interviewed by CNN after the company's announcement in May said that while it may have been containing the situation, the damage had already been done.

    "On the basis of what they showed, if there's not fuel left in the core, I don't know what it is other than a complete meltdown," said Gary Was, a University of Michigan nuclear engineering professor and CNN consultant. And given the damage reported at the other units, "It's hard to imagine the scenarios can differ that much for those reactors."

    A massive hydrogen explosion -- a symptom of the reactor's overheating -- blew the roof off the No. 1 unit the day after the earthquake, and another hydrogen blast ripped apart the No. 3 reactor building two days later. A suspected hydrogen detonation within the No. 2 reactor is believed to have damaged that unit on March 15.

    CNN's Yoko Wakatsuki and Kyung Lah contributed to this report.

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    Post  giovonni on Tue Jun 07, 2011 1:22 am

    Fairewinds' chief engineer Arnie Gundersen emphasizes the need to enlarge evacuation zones around US nuclear plants to 50 miles.
    Reducing US evacuation zones to only 10 miles during a nuclear power accident compromises public safety.


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    Post  giovonni on Thu Jun 09, 2011 9:59 pm

    Greenpeace urges Japan to evacuate town's children



    Widen evacuation zone for children, pregnant women: Greenpeace chief



    Jan Beranek (right), Greenpeace International energy campaign team leader speaks at a Tokyo news conference, watched by Kumi Naidoo (left), Greenpeace International executive director looks on. Greenpeace called on the Japanese government to evacuate children and pregnant women from a town about 60 kilometres from the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant because of high radiation.


    Friday, June 10, 2011

    By JUN HONGO
    Staff writer

    "The government should consider evacuating children and pregnant women from a wider area around the Fukushima No. 1 power plant because radiation levels remain high even outside the 20-km no-go zone, Kumi Naidoo, executive director of Greenpeace International, said Thursday in Tokyo.

    Naidoo's team of radiology experts found hot spots that had a maximum hourly reading of 45 microsieverts of radiation alongside a school zone.

    While the area likely had high levels of radiation as a result of the landscape or other natural conditions, Naidoo insisted the central government should conduct thorough checks and provide accurate and fast information to local residents.

    "Enough lives have been lost already" due to the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, and it is not justifiable for the government to neglect the health risks of high radiation in Fukushima, he told reporters at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan.

    Naidoo, who arrived in Japan on Sunday, visited Fukushima to meet with heads of local governments and people affected by the March 11 crisis.

    During the news conference, Jan Beranek, an expert on radiology from Greenpeace International who joined Naidoo's trip to Fukushima, recommended that the government widen the evacuation zone to at least 60 or 70 km from the power plant.

    He said there were parks and public spaces where the level of radiation activity hit 9 microsieverts per hour.

    Even some nursery schools that have already undergone a decontamination process had a relatively high reading of 0.5 microsievert per hour, he said. That would translate into an annual exposure of 5 millisieverts, which was the evacuation threshold for Chernobyl, Beranek said.

    The government recommends a maximum intake of 1 millisievert a year during normal times, but raises that to 20 millisieverts in times of a nuclear accident.

    Beranek recommended that people in Fukushima residing in areas with high levels of radiation wear masks and remain inside their homes.

    Radiation from some kinds of particles "is not something that goes away in weeks or months," he said, explaining that some chemical elements can be absorbed into organs and bones.

    While expressing concern that the level of decontamination "hasn't been adequate" in Fukushima, Naidoo also said he fears that people there haven't received sufficient information from the central government.

    Pointing out that many children living near areas with high levels of radiation are playing outdoors without proper masks, he criticized the government for being "too slow" in explaining the risks of exposure.

    Naidoo, a native of South Africa, was named head of the global NGO in November 2009. He is scheduled to take part in a rally in Tokyo against nuclear power on Saturday.

    New science policy
    Kyodo

    The new five-year basic science and technology plan will focus on rebuilding parts of the Tohoku region destroyed on March 11 and on developing energy technology, according to a draft released Thursday by a key government panel.

    The Council for Science and Technology Policy's draft program, to be formalized in August, calls for promoting research and development to treat radioactive soil and water and dispose of waste from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant."

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    http://www.france24.com/en/20110609-greenpeace-urges-japan-evacuate-towns-children?quicktabs_1=1
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    Post  giovonni on Sat Jun 11, 2011 3:10 pm

    The Japanese might be dealing with deadly radiation exposure, but one has to admit they are truly resilient people Thubs Up

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    Back from the dead: Astonishing pictures show how Japan is recovering just three months after tsunami

    By Emily Allen

    Last updated at 3:58 PM on 10th June 2011

    Photos/story here:
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2001984/Japan-tsunami-earthquake-Pictures-recovery-3-months-later.html

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    Re: A Coverup -California Northwest USA BC Canada under radiation threat as high as Japan

    Post  Brook on Sat Jun 11, 2011 3:21 pm

    Astonishing photos! Shocked
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    Post  mudra on Sat Jun 11, 2011 3:25 pm

    giovonni wrote:The Japanese might be dealing with deadly radiation exposure, but one has to admit they are truly resilient people Thubs Up


    The pictures we saw after the tsunami were so overwhelming .
    It is amazing to see how the people rolled up their sleeves and faced the clean up that needed to be done.
    This has surely has been a team activity and a well organized one.
    I am impressed .

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    Note - possibly related - many around me (including myself) are currently having serious respiratory problems...

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    "Original estimates of xenon and krypton releases remain the same, but a TEPCO recalculation shows dramatic increases in the release of hot particles. This confirms the results of air filter monitoring by independent scientists. Fairewinds' Arnie Gundersen explains how hot particles may react in mammals while escaping traditional detection. Reports of a metallic taste in the mouth, such as those now being reported in Japan and on the west coast, are a telltale sign of radiation exposure."


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBEipg81uLw
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    Post  Micjer on Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:23 pm

    Brook wrote:Astonishing photos! Shocked

    Totally agree. They still have that ocean liner to deal with. No easy task there.
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    Post  Jenetta on Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:38 am

    giovonni wrote:
    Note - possibly related - many around me (including myself) are currently having serious respiratory problems...

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    "Original estimates of xenon and krypton releases remain the same, but a TEPCO recalculation shows dramatic increases in the release of hot particles. This confirms the results of air filter monitoring by independent scientists. Fairewinds' Arnie Gundersen explains how hot particles may react in mammals while escaping traditional detection. Reports of a metallic taste in the mouth, such as those now being reported in Japan and on the west coast, are a telltale sign of radiation exposure."


    [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBEipg81uLw
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBEipg81uLw[/quote[/url]]

    This video was excellent from Gundersen and it doesn't surprise me at all that he mentioned the factor of 5 (hot particles) being detected in Seattle and most likely Vancouver BC....your city Gio and where I live we've had so much rain this spring...the growing time for everything has been about a month behind...I'm sorry to hear about your respiratory problems...I have to be careful in that regard too. I'm buying more Niacin (no flush) tomorrow.
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    Post  giovonni on Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:42 am

    thank you Jenetta,
    i should be fine, my immune system took a hit several weeks ago with a kidney stone event. For now i am building it back up with the proper care - rest and nourishment...
    Note i am going to start a regiment of drinking some (very special) crystallized oxygen water sprinkled with ormus (a mixture of rare metal's in a mono-atomic state).

    i sense this will help me through the transmuting process bounce

    Blessings Gio
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    Post  giovonni on Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:24 pm

    What do you think?

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    Monday, June 13, 2011
    #Fukushima I Nuke Plant: Live Camera Shows Huge Smoke/Steam Enveloping the Reactor Buildings

    "Steady streams of smoke/steam out of the Reactors 3 and 4 suddenly started to engulf the entire reactor complex at Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant. It is the TEPCO's live camera footage after 12AM JST on June 14. Watch after 2:00. (h/t whomeco)

    Something bad is happening there that we aren't told of."

    Source;

    http://ex-skf.blogspot.com/2011/06/fukushima-i-nuke-plant-live-camera.html


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    Post  giovonni on Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:44 pm

    Greetings,

    For those following the continuing Fukushima nuclear event - here is an important interview with Leuren Moret by Alfred Webre - which discusses the latest updates and also highlights other related issues...

    Note - i found this comment posted by a listener in regards to this interview to resonate with my own intuitive take and sentiments on these earth life changing events...

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    "There are also soon to be released technologies that can clear radiation in our bodies and on the planet...we can also do this with our innate spiritual abilities which are waking up for many people now...this is the best of times and the worst of times. Careful not to fall in to the hole that many are promoting which only focuses on the worst case scenarios and 3d physics...

    There is a shift in the physics at the particle level of our earth..while I accept that most of what of this vid conveys is true, the ACTUAL result of this radiation will be nowhere near what Leuren or Alfred speak of. We are changing at a cellular level, just as our bodies elements are being re-encrypted so is our planet's body being re-encrypted...effecting the way radiation effects us. Those who are slowest to harmonize with the changes will be most prone to the negative effects of the radiation."

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    Re: A Cover-up

    Post  Jenetta on Thu Jun 16, 2011 1:00 pm

    giovonni wrote:thank you Jenetta,
    i should be fine, my immune system took a hit several weeks ago with a kidney stone event. For now i am building it back up with the proper care - rest and nourishment...
    Note i am going to start a regiment of drinking some (very special) crystallized oxygen water sprinkled with ormus (a mixture of rare metal's in a mono-atomic state).

    i sense this will help me through the transmuting process bounce

    Blessings Gio

    Hmmnn...that water sounds interesting...can you get it in Canada? Guess it is expensive.
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    Post  burgundia on Thu Jun 16, 2011 1:17 pm

    I aslo like the two comments under that video, very uplifting.
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    Post  giovonni on Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:40 pm

    Jenetta wrote:
    giovonni wrote:thank you Jenetta,
    i should be fine, my immune system took a hit several weeks ago with a kidney stone event. For now i am building it back up with the proper care - rest and nourishment...
    Note i am going to start a regiment of drinking some (very special) crystallized oxygen water sprinkled with ormus (a mixture of rare metal's in a mono-atomic state).

    i sense this will help me through the transmuting process bounce

    Blessings Gio

    Hmmnn...that water sounds interesting...can you get it in Canada? Guess it is expensive.
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    Note - i am drinking some right now cheers
    i am waiting for the ormus to be delivered, then i will mix it up into a medicinal tonic.

    i have used the special water over the years (first introduced to it via James Gililand - years ago on the original Art Bell Show-
    The Waters crystallized oxygen properties enables the water to slowly filter through the body's cells
    (enhancing the cellular body cleansing process) which greatly improves the body's immune system.
    here is a link to the company ( which is located down in Portland, Oregon;
    Langenburg Oxygen Water
    http://www.langenburgwater.com/p/water/more

    Langenburg Oxygen Water (main page)
    http://www.langenburgwater.com/
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    Post  giovonni on Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:48 pm

    burgundia wrote:I aslo like the two comments under that video, very uplifting.

    Yes Dorota, we should filter this information through our minds then let it go ! We have the capacity to re-create (NOW) the reality we chose to live in by the thoughts we desire then create -
    This is what i've come to truly believe now. sunny
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    Post  mudra on Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:58 pm

    giovonni wrote:
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    "There are also soon to be released technologies that can clear radiation in our bodies and on the planet...we can also do this with our innate spiritual abilities which are waking up for many people now...this is the best of times and the worst of times. Careful not to fall in to the hole that many are promoting which only focuses on the worst case scenarios and 3d physics...

    There is a shift in the physics at the particle level of our earth..while I accept that most of what of this vid conveys is true, the ACTUAL result of this radiation will be nowhere near what Leuren or Alfred speak of. We are changing at a cellular level, just as our bodies elements are being re-encrypted so is our planet's body being re-encrypted...effecting the way radiation effects us. Those who are slowest to harmonize with the changes will be most prone to the negative effects of the radiation."

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    Post  giovonni on Sun Jun 19, 2011 1:39 am

    From a man i respect and admire utmost futurist Stephan A. Schwartz...

    "This catastrophe is just on the edge of being out of control, and it is growing increasingly clear that there is going to be a dead zone in and around these nuclear plants. Also that those of us in the Pacific Northwest are under a much more serious health threat than the government is acknowledging. Of course the media has no time to talk about any of this because for over a week they have been giving us wall-to-wall coverage about Anthony Weiner -- the least substantive but highest sensoid story they could pick"

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    3-Radiation spike halts work at Japan nuclear plant

    Sat Jun 18, 2011 3:45am EDT

    (Adds govt's safety checks on other nuclear plants)

    * Operator hopes to restart the system within week

    * Fukushima plant seen running out of storage for polluted water

    * Government says other nuclear plants have enough safety measures

    By Hideyuki Sano

    TOKYO, June 18 (Reuters) - A rise in radiation halted the clean-up of radioactive water at Japan's Fukushimi nuclear power station on Saturday hours after it got under way, a fresh setback to efforts to restore control over the quake-stricken plant.

    The power plant has been leaking radiation into the atmosphere ever since the March 11 quake and tsunami and both China and South Korea have expressed concern over the possibility of further leaks into the sea.

    Tokyo Electric Power Company , the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi plant, said it expected to resume the clean-up within a week.

    The plan hit a new hurdle as Japan marked 100 days since the earthquake and tsunami left left nearly 24,000 dead or missing and knocked out cooling systems at the plant. Buddhist memorial services were held throughout the country on the day when the bereaved traditionally seek closure from grief.

    A statement issued by the utility, known as Tepco, said the suspension was prompted by a faster than expected rise in radiation in a part of the system intended to absorb caesium.

    "At the moment, we haven't specified the reason," a Tepco spokesman told a news conference. "So we can't say when we can resume the operation. But I'd say it's not something that would take weeks."

    The official said teams working at the plant believed the radiation rise could be linked either to sludge flowing into the machinery absorbing caesium or a monitoring error caused by nearby pipes carrying contaminated water.

    But a resumption, he said, was critical to deal with the highly radioactive water. Officials say 110,000 tonnes, the equivalent of 40 Olympic swimming pools -- is stored at the plant, 240 km (150 miles) northeast of Tokyo.

    "Unless we can resume the operation within a week, we will have problems in disposing of the contaminated water," the official said.

    "But if this is caused by the reasons we are thinking, we can resume the operation within a week."

    The official said Tepco for the moment foresaw no delay in its overall plan to bring the Fukushima Daiichi plant fully under control by the end of the year.

    The plan, derided by some critics as too optimistic, calls for a shutdown of its three unstable reactors by January 2012.

    STORING CONTAMINATED WATER

    The company is fighting against time as the plant is running out of places to store the contaminated water. Amounts quickly accumulate as the company pumps in vast supplies to cool three reactors that went into meltdown after the tsunami disabled cooling systems.

    The cleanup operation is one of many steps to stabilise the reactors. It got under way only late on Friday after being delayed by a series of glitches.

    Trade Minister Banri Kaieda, addressing a news conference, said he had told Tepco to resume the cleanup operation while upholding safety standards, but set no deadlines.

    He said government inspections showed all nuclear power plants in Japan had adequate safety measures against severe accidents and called on local governments to give the green light to restarting reactors.

    Routine maintenance and public concern since the Fukushima accident have left only 19 of 54 reactors still functioning.

    "Power shortages are a big problem for the economy. I would like to seek the understanding of people who live near plants so we can restart power plants that are confirmed to be safe," he said.

    Nuclear operators always seek local government approval in recognition of the importance of support from residents near the plant -- though such backing is not legally required.

    Opposition to nuclear power is growing, with one survey this week saying three-quarters of Japanese voters wanting to see a gradual phase out of nuclear power.

    The crisis has prompted the government to go back to "scratch" in considering the future of nuclear power.

    Mainichi Shimbun reported on Saturday that Kunio Hiramatsu, mayor of Osaka, Japan's second largest city, said he would make a proposal to Kansai Electric Power , of which the city is a top shareholder, that the company eventually phase out nuclear power. (Reporting by Hideyuki Sano, Tokyo, Editing by Ron Popeski)

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    Post  giovonni on Tue Jun 21, 2011 7:00 pm

    Many here at this forum have been following this possible U.S. nuclear plant disaster in the making, and it appears the rest of the world seems to be more aware of this story than most Americans ?

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    from the UK's Mail Online;
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ach-banks.html


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    Post  giovonni on Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:02 pm

    from the main stream media...



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQa2Ivz8i8I&feature=uploademail

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    Post  Jenetta on Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:08 pm

    giovonni wrote:from the main stream media...



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQa2Ivz8i8I&feature=uploademail


    Yeh finally Kaku is coming up to speed along with the mainstream media (not that he wasn't aware in the first place had to keep his mouth shut)...with the Japanese citizens beginning to take things into their own hands with radiation maps, etc., their children exhibiting the beginning 3 signs of radiation poisoning, and other alternative media spilling the "truth beans" re. Fukushima certainly Kaku doesn't want to look too foolish Wink .
    I keep thinking of the film "On The Beach"...in this case though the mushroom cloud went off at Fukushima. Mad
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    Post  giovonni on Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:45 pm

    Radioactive water leaks from Japan's damaged plant



    TOKYO | Tue Jun 28, 2011

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Tons of radioactive water were discovered on Tuesday to have leaked into the ground from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, the latest in a series of leaks at the plant damaged in a March earthquake and tsunami, the country's nuclear watchdog said.

    More than three months after the disaster, authorities are struggling to bring under control damaged reactors at the power plant, 240 km (150 miles) north of Tokyo.

    About 15 metric tons of water with a low level of radiation leaked from a storage tank at the plant on the Pacific coast, the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency said.

    Plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) said it was investigating the cause of the leak which was later repaired.

    Vast amounts of water contaminated with varying levels of radiation have accumulated in storage tanks at the plant after being used to cool reactors damaged when their original cooling systems were knocked out by the March 11 disaster.

    Dealing with that radioactive water has been a major problem for Tepco, which is trying to use a decontamination system that cleans water so it can be recycled to cool the reactors.

    But the system has encountered technical glitches and officials have said the water could spill into the Pacific Ocean unless the system was operating properly.

    The system was halted an hour and a half after it started on Monday because of a water leakage.

    Tepco fixed the problem and restarted the system on Tuesday afternoon, said Junichi Matsumoto, an official at the utility.

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    http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/28/us-japan-nuclear-idUSTRE75Q1EV20110628

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