Radiation - page 5

japan radioactive contagion after fukushima lg

Fukushima: biggest single outflow of man-made radionuclides to the marine environment ever observed

French nuclear monitor said that the amount of caesium 137 that leaked into the Pacific from the Fukushima disaster was the greatest single nuclear contamination of the sea ever seen. But, confirming previous assessments, it said caesium levels had been hugely

October 29, 2011

japan fukushima radiation chernobyl_large

Tokyo to become dumping ground for radioactive rubble from Fukushima disaster

Authorities from Fukushima and other disaster-stricken areas in Japan say they do not have the capacity to process and dispose of all the radioactive rubble left over from the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck back in March.A large portion of that waste is

October 27, 2011

fukushima radiation contour map

Kashiwa hot spot linked to Fukushima nuclear disaster

KASHIWA, Chiba - Officials announced Oct. 21 the city government has discovered a hot spot, Kashiwa hot spot, emitting extremely high radiation of 57.5 microsieverts per hour on a plot of public land in a residential district.Radiation levels in Kashiwa and its

October 24, 2011

pgr

Fire at nuclear reactor at Oskarshamn, Sweden

The nuclear reactor at Oskarshamn was closed down late on Saturday night after a fire broke out at the plant. Although the fire, which broke out in the turbine hall of Unit 2, was quickly put out by the plant’s own emergency services, the reactor and the turbine

October 23, 2011

neutron ray measure

Nuclear fallout: Neutron ray measured in Tokyo - "Uranium 235 all around"

Fukushima-diary reports that a neutron ray was measured in Tokyo. Neutron ray is emitted from Uranium 235 wich came from MOX with Plutonium and can not be measured by most of the Geiger counters.It’s way more harmful to human body as neutron radiation is most

October 20, 2011

residentspray

The waste from the Japanese earthquake and tsunami

On 11 March 2011 there was a legal vacuum in Japan concerning radioactive waste resulting from a nuclear disaster. Current waste management Law places technical and financial responsibility for waste from natural disasters with local authorities. However, this excludes

September 28, 2011

Fukushima meltdown prevailing winds1

Traces of Japan nuclear fallout in California rainwater

Low levels of radioactivity showed up in rainwater in northern California two weeks after the Japan nuclear disaster in March but soon returned to normal, said a US study out Wednesday.The detected levels of radioactive isotopes cesium, iodine, and tellurium were

September 22, 2011

Marcoule 2

Deadly explosion on atomic site in France - Radiation leak risk is a possibility

French media reports on Monday morning (local time) that an explosion has occurred in Central Nuclear Processing and Packaging Centraco centre in Marcoule in French department Gar and there is a threat of radiation leakage. One person died and three wounded in

September 12, 2011

nuclear waste

Nuclear expert says Fukushima radiation coming to USA, massive cover-up under way

There has been a lot of disinformation regarding the Fukushima Nuclear disaster. It appears the government agencies of other nations cooperated with Japan while the international nuclear industry sided with TEPCO's (Tokyo Electric Power Company) disinformation and

September 01, 2011

phytoremediation01w

Sunflower radiation absorption project grows around Fukushima.

The devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March caused a nuclear disaster that left high quantities of radioactive cesium and other toxins in the soil in around the Fukushima prefecture. But a recent campaign has been launched by civil servants and ind

August 18, 2011

konago1

Excessive radioactive cesium found in Fukushima fish

Fish caught at a port about 55 kilometers from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant contained radioactive cesium at levels exceeding an allowable limit, the environmental group Greenpeace said Tuesday.The samples taken at Onahama port in Iwaki, Fukushima

August 10, 2011

nuclear testing1

History of nuclear weapons testing

The first nuclear weapon was detonated as a test by the United States at the Trinity site on July 16, 1945, with a yield approximately equivalent to 20kilotons. The first hydrogen bomb, codenamed "Mike", was tested at the Enewetak atoll in the Marshall

August 03, 2011

radiation male children chernobyl_36198_600x450

Millions fewer girls born due to nuclear radiation?

Nuclear radiation from bomb tests and power plant accidents causes slightly more boys than girls to be born, a new study suggests. While effects were seen to be regional for incidents on the ground, like Chernobyl, atmospheric blasts were found to affect birth

July 26, 2011

800_koriyama_fukushima_nuclear_radiation_ap_110316

Japan names more Fukushima evacuation areas, more contaminated beef found

Japan on Thursday recommended 59 more households should evacuate from four areas considered radiation "hot spots" near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.The voluntary guidance, in areas where higher levels of radiation have been detected sporadically

July 23, 2011

fukushima 2

Nuclear nightmare

For almost three months the bad nuclear news has been shouting at us, warning us, but even the professionals in the area of toxicity are not abandoning their lives or homes. Is it an everyone-goes-down-with-the-ship paradigm that has a hold on these people? The

July 18, 2011

message from fukushima

S.O.S. From Fukushima: Silence is Deadly in Japan

Newly released video is an International plea for help from Fukushima residents.Image from the video S.O.S. from Fukushima(FUKUSHIMA / SALEM) - The people of Fukushima prefecture in Japan, are in trouble. Abandoned by their own government; forced to return to

July 17, 2011

japan boy water

Radioactive Cesium 137 found in Tokyo drinking water

Radioactive cesium-137 was found in Tokyo’s tap water for the first time since April as Japan grapples with the worst nuclear disaster in 25 years. The level was below the safety limit set by the government. Cesium-137 registered at 0.14 becquerel per kilogram...

July 05, 2011