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Monday, 8 July 2013

Say hello to Bio-accumulation.... Meet your friend in the future Tritium... Glow in the dark like a watch


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The new readings came after TEPCO said in late June that it had detected the highly toxic strontium-90, a by-product of nuclear fission that can cause bone cancer if ingested, at levels 30 times the permitted rate. At the time it had detected tritium at around eight times the allowed level, or 500,000 becquerels per litre.

The substances, which were released by the meltdowns of reactors at the plant in the aftermath of the huge tsunami of March 2011, were not absorbed by soil and have made their way into underground water.

Subsoil water usually flows out to sea, meaning these two substances could normally make their way into the ocean, possibly affecting marine life and ultimately impacting humans who eat sea creatures…. [link towww.rawstory.com]
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the same stuff they banned from painting watch dials after it was proven to be highly lethal....

[link to nuclear-news.net]
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