Posts Tagged ‘ radioactive ’

Fukushima Spiking

Bad as the situation is at Fukushima, it’s gotten worse. Perhaps you’ve heard that radiation levels of the water leaving the Fukushima, Japan, nuclear power plane and flowing into the Pacific Ocean have risen by roughly 9,000 per cent. Turns out, that’s probably putting a good face on it. By official measurement, the water coming out...
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Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant: How Bad Can It Get?

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant: How Bad Can It Get?

Radiation, at minimum in the form of tritium, and more likely other particles and radionuclides, are leaking into the Missouri River from the Fort Calhoun nuclear generation plant in Nebraska. I do not have proof.  What I do have is the knowledge that every reactor is susceptible to small leaks at any time.  Typically they...
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Radioactive Particles from Fukushima Detected in Hilo Milk

A newly released laboratory analysis of milk samples taken in Hilo, Hawaii, shows traces of radioactive fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Samples of milk from across the United States are regularly collected and tested by the EPA’s RadNet, a national network of monitoring stations that check air, water, and milk samples for radioactivity. Cesium...
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