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Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Fukushima News 2/24/14:Tokyo Press: "Deliberate Cover-Up" of Fuku Fallout; Japan's Never-Never Land


Published on Feb 24, 2014
Tokyo Press Conference: "Deliberate cover-up" of public's exposure to Fukushima radiation and the health problems they are suffering from... This is now Japan's biggest problem — "Continual, purposeful concealment of facts" — "Media will not properly report" what's going on (VIDEO)

Govt. to ensure TEPCO reviews steps against leaks
The Japanese government says the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant needs to review its measures to prevent radioactive water leaks.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga spoke to reporters on Monday after it was revealed that about 100 tons of highly radioactive water had leaked from a tank near the No. 4 reactor building last week.

Water leak may be due to workers' mistake
The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says the latest spill of radioactive water from a mountainside tank may have been caused by worker error.

LA Times: Top NRC official in Japan compared Fukushima to 'never-never land' — At same time, US warned France about publishing 'extremely high' radiation doses for infants in Tokyo

Nuclear Professor: Fish on West Coast found with Fukushima radioactive material — We're testing fish that are sold at markets to U.S. consumers (AUDIO)

Experts: Areas along West Coast "may be... affected in a significant way" by Fukushima plume in coming months — Impact cannot be accurately predicted, currents to produce complex results — Radioactive materials can be 'fairly concentrated' even after crossing Pacific

Official: "4,400,000 disintegrations of alpha radiation" including Plutonium detected at leaking U.S. nuclear site; "Highest recorded level" — Santa Fe Briefing: "Serious incident involving radiation at the WIPP site" — Gov't "reaching out to employees who are worried" about exposure

MAP: Fukushima radioactive plume over 3,000 miles wide by May 2013 — Only includes most contaminated area in Pacific with cesium more than 7 Bq/m³

US Gov't: Scientists investigating if Fukushima radiation contributed to unusual deaths and sickness in marine mammals — Similar illness seen in Japan and other countries on Pacific — Expect 'hairless seals' this spring

Fukushima Nuclear Crisis: "Most Significant Public Health Crisis In Modern World History"

'The Fukushima Secrecy Syndrome'

California Ocean Nuclear Waste, Drought, Causing Panic in Split State Bid

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