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Fukushima Worker Files Suit For Exposure

Fukushima Worker Files Suit For Exposure

A contract worker at Fukushima Daiichi during the height of the disaster has filed suit for his exposure. The individual was one of a small team of contract workers instructed to go into the flooded turbine building basement of unit 3 to connect a temporary power cable. The workers were not informed of the high levels of radiation in the basement and in the water. Two of the workers received beta burns after contaminated water … Read entire article »

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142 TEPCO Workers Found To Have Higher Exposures

142 TEPCO workers were found to have higher radiation exposures than TEPCO admitted. The Labor ministry found the workers doses were calculated improperly and that they had as much as double the exposure TEPCO claimed. Since exposure numbers are being used to determine who gets additional health screening and could be used as evidence in future injury cases, correct exposure estimates are critical. This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, please let us know. If you wish to reproduce any of … Read entire article »

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13 Workers With Internal Exposure At WIPP

13 Workers With Internal Exposure At WIPP

13 workers have been found to have internal exposure to americium 241 by inhalation after their lab tests came back. DOE did not mention this was ongoing at the public meeting two days ago while they insisted there was no risk from the release. This letter today from the WIPP site admits more workers could be at risk and is offering those who were on site the testing program. Follow up samples will help determine the … Read entire article »

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Fukushima Daiichi; Abusing Workers & Avoiding Liability

Fukushima Daiichi; Abusing Workers & Avoiding Liability

Examples of the continued abuse of workers hired to work at the nuclear disaster site continued in the last year. Disadvantaged workers were solicited at train stations. Those who took jobs frequently found themselves with no wages after hiring contractors extracted inflated expenses for food and housing. Some ended up in debt to their hiring contractor. Reopened towns nearby like Hirono are mostly ghost towns except for the workers. Workers and labor representatives cite that this … Read entire article »

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Fukushima’s Health Impacts On Children Grow

Fukushima’s Health Impacts On Children Grow

As the third anniversary of the 3-11 disaster draws near, parents in Japan are still dealing with the impacts from the initial and ongoing exposures to their children. Cesium 137 is still being found in children in Japan as far away as Tokyo. The levels detected are in the same range as many of the levels found in 2012 and 2011. The risk factor exists far beyond the contaminated areas in Fukushima. Children in Iwate, Tokyo … Read entire article »

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Radiation Makes People Invisible (Part 3)

This is part three of a 3 part series to run Mon-Wed this week. Dr. Robert Jacobs of the Hiroshima Peace Institute (and SimplyInfo member) authored the series. Radiation Makes People Invisible Robert Jacobs Becoming medical subjects– Many people who have been exposed to radiation then become the subjects of medical studies, often with no information about the medical tests to which they are subjected. Hibakusha of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki became medical subjects of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission during the American occupation of Japan after World War Two. This study has continued to this day under the now jointly US-Japan operated Radiation Effects Research Foundation. In the early days of the study Japanese hibakusha had no choice about being subjected to the medical exams. An American military jeep … Read entire article »

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Radiation Makes People Invisible (Part 2)

This is part two of a 3 part series to run Mon-Wed this week. Dr. Robert Jacobs of the Hiroshima Peace Institute (and SimplyInfo member) authored the series. Radiation Makes People Invisible Robert Jacobs Losses of homes, community and identity– Areas that experience radioactive contamination often have to be abandoned by those who live there. The levels of radiation may be high enough that continued habitation can be dangerous to health. In these cases people lose their homes; often traditional homes that may have been the primary residences for a family for multiple generations. In these cases one’s identity may be deeply connected to the home and the land around the home. For communities that have to be abandoned the bonds that have been built up and that sustain the wellbeing of the … Read entire article »

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US Congress Requests Data From USS Ronald Reagan Fukushima Response

US Congress Requests Data From USS Ronald Reagan Fukushima Response

US Congress has requested data related to the exposures. “Lawmakers requested not only an inventory of any adverse medical conditions experienced by Ronald Reagan sailors, they want a detailed account of actions taken by the service to prevent radiation exposure, minimize it or treat it among affected personnel.” The US Navy has insisted nobody received dangerous exposures but has only referenced the generic exposure calculations of the Tomodochi Registry as proof. Individual exposures could be considerably … Read entire article »

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The Nuclear Victims You Don’t Know About

The Nuclear Victims You Don’t Know About

Dr. Robert Jacobs has a new paper in the Asian Journal of Peacebuilding (November 2013). His paper looks at the populations who live in the areas selected by the countries who did the bulk of the atomic bomb testing. These populations live with the result of multiple atomic bombs being detonated nearby. HIs paper looks at the ways these countries selected the populations that would be on the receiving end of their atomic testing. From the … Read entire article »

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Fukushima Govt. & Fukushima Medical University Signed Secrecy Pact With IAEA

Fukushima Govt. & Fukushima Medical University Signed Secrecy Pact With IAEA

Tokyo Shimbun is reporting the results of their investigation into the dealings of the Fukushima prefecture government, the medical university and the IAEA. There has been ongoing suspicion about the openness and honesty of what has been ongoing in Japan. Tokyo Shimbun has confirmed that these government entities did sign a secrecy agreement with the IAEA. The Fukushima Medical University has been the main source of all public data on exposure and had been dictating … Read entire article »

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Japan Govt. Declared Evacuation Too Expensive, IAEA Promotes More Sea Dumping

Japan Govt. Declared Evacuation Too Expensive, IAEA Promotes More Sea Dumping

A government trip to research how the response to the Chernobyl disaster was conducted but the report was never made public. The officials looked at what was done after Chernobyl and declared it to be too expensive and complicated for the Japanese government so they suggested it be ignored. They declared there was little benefit to evacuating people but it was admitted the report ignored more critical evidence of the actual damage done to the … Read entire article »

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Over 3000 People In Japan Cite Severe Nosebleeds & Radiation Type Symptoms In 11 Days

Over 3000 People In Japan Cite Severe Nosebleeds & Radiation Type Symptoms In 11 Days

Takahiro Katsumi has been following an unusual trend on twitter in Japan. People began posting complaints of severe nosebleeds, then the complaints grew and grew with more people every day citing the problem. Many of these also included complaints of nausea, fatigue and other symptoms similar to the run of complaints found among the population in Japan right after the 2011 triple meltdowns. Most of the nosebleeds have been severe with many unable to stop … Read entire article »

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The Marketing-Speak Of The UNSCEAR Report On Fukushima

Friday much of the media reported a declaration that there were no health impacts from Fukushima. This wasn’t even close to what was actually said in UNSCEAR’s press statements while even more lies in the details and semantics of what was said. UNSCEAR’s statements say quite a bit more if you look at their qualifying statements and what they don’t say. From the UNSCEAR Press Release: UNSCEAR Statement: “Radiation exposure following the nuclear accident at Fukushima-Daiichi did not cause any immediate health effects. It is unlikely to be able to attribute any health effects in the future among the general public and the vast majority of workers,” What it means: Immediate is key, this same rather illogical statement was repeated ad nauseum as events unraveled in 2011. Immediate heath problems typically don’t happen unless … Read entire article »

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UN Human Rights Report On Fukushima Finds Considerable Problems

The UN Human Rights Council report issued this month in an advanced edition spells out many issues that exist after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. While most focus on the aftermath of the March 2011 nuclear events, some aspects apply to those impacted by just the quake and tsunami. This statement towards the end sums up the disconnect and problems currently going on: “The Special Rapporteur urges the government to adopt implementing measures to the Victims Protection Law and provide funding for relocation, housing, employment, education and other essential support needed by those who chose to evacuate, stay or return to any area where radiation exceeds 1mSv/year. These measures should include relief packages reflecting the cost of rebuilding lives.” Some notable aspects of the report are the breadth of issues it addresses. Many of the problems … Read entire article »

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Reader Questions; Can You Test Blood & Saliva For Radiation Exposure?

We solicited (and continue to) readers to send in their questions for us to try to answer. There are so many things people still have questions about related to radiation exposure, the Fukushima disaster and similar issues. Today’s question is from Jane and she asks: “Can I be tested for levels thru bood work or saliva?” A good question and it appears you can do this, of course with some caveats and limitations. Blood Tests As was recently presented by the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Medical Center, they have established a process to do blood tests to look for radiation exposure. The tests look at DNA rather than looking for actual radiation levels. “The RABIT system utilizes a fingerstick of blood, like the standard blood test used routinely by diabetics. The samples enter a robotic system … Read entire article »

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Fukushima Radiophobia & The Mind

fukuleaks.org/web member Peter Melzer has a new post on his blog, Fukushima Radiophobia & The Mind. How exposure has been declared and the reality on the ground creates an interesting yet complex problem. Read Peter’s full story here.  This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, please let us know. If you wish to reproduce any of our content in full or in more than a phrase or quote, please contact us first to obtain permission. … Read entire article »

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Video: Press Symposium Exposes Media & Govt. Denial Of Radiation Exposure

Freelance journalists in Japan participated in a symposium put on by the Japan Free Press Assn last December. Many speak frankly about being told by major newspapers in Japan that they can not report on radiation exposure at all. A former government minister also shared some insight in how the government has worked to deny the risk to the public from radiation exposure in policy and actions after the disaster. Much of this is already known to be a problem in Japan, it is still a bit shocking to see the stakeholders involved in government and media admit it. The video has full English subtitles.   This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted … Read entire article »

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Public Spin On Fukushima Coming Undone

TEPCO’s efforts to avoid outside inspections of the unit 1 reactor have caught up with them. After it was recently pointed out to the Diet that TEPCO had lied to the investigation committee last year in an effort to avoid an inspection, now it appears one is pending. The Diet has asked the new nuclear regulator to conduct an inspection of the isolation condenser system in unit 1 and they appear ready to do so: “If the condensers are found to show damage consistent with shaking in an earthquake there would be case for higher standards in nuclear plant design—with important implications for existing reactors built to lesser tolerances. But the Nuclear Regulation Authority chairman warned against premature conclusions. “We will not pre-judge the investigation,” Tanaka said. He added that an investigation … Read entire article »

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More Thyroid Cancers Found In Fukushima Children

3 cancers have now been found in Fukushima children via the health survey. 7 are now suspected to have thyroid cancer. The 3 mentioned had surgery to deal with the cancer. Details were not given on the extent of the surgery or severity of the cancers found. The health survey continues to proclaim these cancers in children are pre-existing issues from before the nuclear disaster. This relies on a flawed concept from Chernobyl. There was about a 4 year gap between exposure and when formal screening of children began after Chernobyl. Some were found at that point to have cancers. The lack of testing for 4 years does not establish a latency period. While there are assumed latency periods with cancer development and long term studies of a bomb victims showed … Read entire article »

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Robots To Clean Fukushima Daiichi

TEPCO has announced that they will begin using robots to clean the interiors of reactor buildings 1 to 3 beginning in late July. The robots will use high pressure water and “other means” to clean in an attempt to lower contamination levels to decrease worker exposures. This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, please let us know. If you wish to reproduce any of our content in full or in more than a phrase or quote, please contact us first to … Read entire article »

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Namie To Conduct Independent Radiation Exposure Exams

Namie town has teamed up with Hirosaki University to do independent examinations for any children from the town who want to have them done. Doubts about the impartiality and practices used by the Fukushima Health Survey has caused many to distrust the project sponsored by the prefecture government.  Hirosaki University had begun an exposure dose reconstruction study back in 2011 but was pressured by the prefecture government to terminate the study. They cited that the study “might fuel concern among residents”. The results of that study showed levels considerably higher than the official government numbers and found certain people had quite high thyroid doses. This new study being done long after the initial exposure will look at changes in the shapes of chromosomes in lymphocytes using blood samples. This article would not be possible without … Read entire article »

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Fewer Choose To Participate In Radiation Monitoring

The radiation exposure monitoring program at Minamisoma Hospital has seen numbers of participants drop substantially. The program is not part of the Fukushima Health Survey, instead is a public service being offered in the municipality. The initial scans in 2011 saw 67% of adults scanned with no detectable internal radiation contamination. In 2012 about 92% of adults had no detectable levels but Dr. Tsubokura,  the doctor handling the program said participation is lower for this year. Only about 50% of the towns residents were tested during the first round. Of those tested most scans have been low with levels seen on scans continuing on a downward trend in 2012. There was the case of some extremely high readings that were found in some older residents that were still eating banned mushrooms.  Dr. Tsubokura did … Read entire article »

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TEPCO Workers Unmonitored Exposures Likely Occurred

Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and radiation experts have pointed out flaws in early worker exposure monitoring. This lack of proper monitoring could lead to additional health problems that could go un-monitored due to the lack of documentation. Workers were wearing chest dosimeters and did not have any sort of additional monitoring for feet, hands or head. Many workers didn’t even have dosimeters during the early days of the disaster. The chest dosimeters. TEPCO’s excuse for not doing initial monitoring was that the gamma levels were initially higher than the beta levels. Yet a number of workers suffered beta burns after stepping in contaminated water. Workers mention they frequently found higher levels in the debris around their feet. One worker quoted in the article says he had numbness in … Read entire article »

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US Navy Sailors Sue, Readings On Ships During Disaster

We mentioned previously how a group of sailors are suing TEPCO and the Japanese government for withholding information and lying to the public and the US Navy about the radiation levels near Fukushima Daiichi during the early days of the disaster. FOIA releases from the NRC document some of the radiation levels and reporting from those early days that may have been part of the reason for the lawsuit. FOIA documents report a number of readings taken on the USS Ronald Reagan while it was 100 miles and 130 miles out to sea. These readings were taken March 13th according to NRC documents. The readings are as follows all taken from the NRC transcripts: 1. 7.5 times 10 to the minus 9 th microcuries per milliliter. 100 miles out at 1300 March 13 2. Three … Read entire article »

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New Peer Reviewed Meta-Study Finds Even Low-Level Radioactivity Is Damaging

A new study in the journal Biological Reviews has found that low levels of radiation may be harmful and even areas of high natural radiation may be damaging. The study looked at a wide range of other studies to build their larger analysis. When a single study found small effects they were frequently too small to make a solid declaration. By taking these studies together the researchers were able to get a clearer picture of actual effects. The researchers looked at 5000 studies that involved control groups and those exposed to elevated levels of natural radiation sources. “The organisms studied included plants and animals, but had a large preponderance of human subjects. Each study examined one or more possible effects of radiation, such as DNA damage measured in the lab, prevalence of a disease … Read entire article »

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LDP Likely Cabinet Member; “Government Should Tell People 20 Millisieverts Per Year Exposure Is Safe”

Does this sound familiar? It might, this was the level the government tried to slap on children in Japan before international outrage made them rethink that idea. Now the incoming LDP government politicians are suggesting that 20 mSv/year be considered a safe level all around. Why? So life can get back to normal in Fukushima. The ICRP guideline documents 1mSv/year as the maximum people should be subjected to. Many researchers and rights groups think the ICRP guideline may be too relaxed at 1mSv/year. Former TV journalist Yoshiko Sakurai told a group of officials of Futaba county, one of the hardest hit areas of the disaster, this new idea to loosen safety rules. This looser safety rule also allows the government to declare more areas “safe” or not in need of decontamination. These levels … Read entire article »

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Decyphering TEPCO Worker Exposures

TEPCO and the WHO have issued various reports about worker exposure. Many aspects of these reports give deceptively optimistic presentations, some bury or omit inconvenient negative facts. Some of the ways the data is compartmentalized or misrepresented is by only showing contract workers and not including TEPCO workers. During the worst of the disaster most of the workers on site doing the high exposure work were TEPCO employees. All of the highest exposures are TEPCO workers. Contract workers that must carry a dosimeter and are considered working in radioactive conditions include the workers at J Village. These include people who do many different jobs such as  decontaminating vehicles, checking visitors for contamination, handing out protective gear to workers, food service and a variety of other support services. If all or some of … Read entire article »

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Robot Inspection Of Unit 3 Finds Increasing Radiation Levels, New Robot Fails.

TEPCO reports the results of a robot inspection in unit 3 at Fukushima Daiichi. The initial work was to look at the improvised duct hose to remove gas from the reactor containment. The new robot FRIGO-MA failed to work due to a bug. TEPCO sent in Packbot and Quince instead. TEPCO did not state the nature of the inspection other than to look at the gas duct hose. It appears the concern was due to increasing radiation levels in the area. TEPCO was likely inspecting the duct as the source of the possible increase. No leaks or damage were found on the duct. What they found was that the containment door and track were the source of the increased radiation levels. Workers had a .52 mSv exposure dose for their work. Packbot … Read entire article »

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UN Special Investigator In Japan Releases Initial Statement On Fukushima Human Rights

The  UN special investigator Anand Grover has issued some initial comments on his visit to Japan. The statement is more of a preliminary review of his findings, a full report will be issued at a later date. A draft report has been submitted to the Japanese government but is not currently available on the UN Human Rights Council website. The issues and criticisms mentioned in the statement include these: Local residents were not aware of nuclear disaster management plans. He makes this specific mention “local residents of Futaba city in Fukushima were led to believe by the Safety Agreement signed in 1991 that the TEPCO plant was safe and there would be no occasion for a nuclear accident.” The NRA, Japan’s new nuclear regulatory agency should adopt a policy to disclose any … Read entire article »

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WHO Again Downplays Fukushima Health Risks

The WHO is preparing to release a new report that declares cancer from the Fukushima nuclear disaster will not “significantly” increase. This broad declaration is riddled with omissions and a troubling opinion of what is considered significant. The WHO position paper is based on information they obtained from Fukushima Medical University and RERF. Both are institutions well known for bias and actions intended to downplay the true situation in Fukushima. Dr. Yamashita was installed as a vice president of the medical university soon after the disaster. WHO admits there is a lack of complete and good data so they turn to Chernobyl data and RERF A Bomb data. The A Bomb exposures have been cited as being quite different exposures than those exposed during a nuclear reactor disaster and not an “apples … Read entire article »

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76% Of Children In Nihonmatsu Radiation Monitoring Over 1mSv/year

Some data has been released about the external radiation monitoring program going on in Fukushima. These programs involved issuing glass badges to school children then periodically handing them in for testing. This does not record the children’s internal radiation doses from what they breathe in, eat or drink. Those levels are in addition to what is recorded by the badges. What the new round of testing found is that 76% of school children in Nihonmatsu are above the government goal of 1 mSv/year with just their external radiation exposure. The government goal is based on the ICRP guidelines but many consider the ICRP levels to be too high. Some actually saw their levels go up compared to their 2011 levels. One researcher assumed this is due to children being allowed outside … Read entire article »

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Picture Of The Day; Inaccurate Radiation Meter In The Wild

Naotoshi Kitada posted this photo today via Facebook. They did not include the location but it is a good example of how off the government radiation meters are. A .461 uSv/h difference. That may seem small but that difference is the entire radiation reading in some locations. This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, please let us know. If you wish to reproduce any of our content in full or in more than a phrase or quote, please contact us first … Read entire article »

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MIT Mouse Study Debunked In Journal

SimplyInfo member Peter Melzer submitted a letter to the Environmental Health Perspectives Journal in response to an MIT mouse study released in May 2012. SimplyInfo had previously debunked this study here and here. In his letter he addressed in depth many of the concerns with the study. MIT of course is given the opportunity to respond. Peter raised a number of concerns including: The use of genetically altered FYDR mice for one portion of the study but not the comparison groups. The wide range in the numbers of mice used in the comparison groups. The Tanaka paper shows that a longer time frame might have detected abnormalities That children may have a 3 fold higher risk for damage from radiation as seen in other studies at half the accumulated dose used in the MIT study An inflammatory response may increase … Read entire article »

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UN To Investigate Japan On Fukushima Human Rights Issues

United Nations Special Rapporteur Anand Grover will visit Japan from  November 15 -26 2012. The UN Human Rights Council is sending Mr. Grover to investigate what has been going on in Japan since the 3-11 disaster. The investigation was quoted as this: “I will examine the interlinks between the right to health of the affected people and the actions taken in emergency response, recovery and mitigation following the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accidents,” “I express solidarity with the Japanese people, who faced the unprecedented triple-tragedy of the most powerful earthquake that ever to have hit the country, consequent tsunami and the nuclear accident”  to “contribute to the nation’s collective reflection and post-recovery debate into the lessons learned from the disaster response and challenges ahead of the nation.” “As a neutral party to that healthy debate, I … Read entire article »

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Radiation Meters Reading Too Low

The government is admitting that radiation monitors placed around Japan and the evacuation zone areas were reading artificially low. Citizen activists previously pointed out that many radiation monitors had the land under them decontaminated. Some had steel plates put underneath that shield the actual dose from the meter. Many meters have been placed on top of buildings and the adjusted to 1 meter high reading is only displayed in tiny print giving people a distorted understanding of the levels in an area. We documented these problems here. Now the government is admitting a new problem. The battery boxes that are part of the meter station have been influencing the readings. The readings were about 10% less than they should have read according to official. 675 of these new stations have been … Read entire article »

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4th Worker Highly Exposed In #3 Turbine Basement

TEPCO has admitted a 4th worker was highly exposed in the turbine building basement of unit 3. He received 56 mSv for his brief trip into the basement. TEPCO also admitted all of the team that was in the basement for longer required medical care due to their exposure. “TEPCO and its business partner Kandenko Co. had previously said that only three workers waded through highly contaminated water on March 24, 2011. That story held up until last month. A different worker revealed during a Nov. 1 news conference that he had refused to go to the basement but someone else went there.” “The two Kandenko employees and the man working for a first-tier subcontractor ventured to the basement and went about their tasks while ignoring dosimeters clicking ever faster due to the … Read entire article »

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Fukushima Workers Sue TEPCO For March 2011 Injuries

The workers that entered unit 3 on March 24th, 2011 had never been told of the radiation levels or that there was water in the building basement. Only some workers had rubber boots as they went in to lay cable. The workers wore cloth coveralls and waterproof suits that have proven many times to not really be waterproof. Six workers all in their 20′s or 30′s went into unit 3′s turbine building that day, three of them went down into the basement full of hot ankle deep water. The two that had short boots suffered beta radiation burns to their legs. The three had exposure doses of about 180 mSv for the brief time they spent in unit 3. The emergency maximum dose was 250 mSv at that time. Shinichi, one of … Read entire article »

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Faking Fukushima

Greenpeace released their findings today from their ongoing investigation of the contamination in Fukushima. Greenpeace confirmed with solid confidence that most of the government radiation stations have been systematically faked downward. Most showed signs of decontamination around the station and had up to six times higher radiation when the researchers stepped away from the radiation station area. In mid October Greenpeace checked 40 radiation stations around Fukushima, 75% of them showed artificially low readings. The government claims this isn’t dishonest as they published somewhere the fact that the area near some stations was decontaminated. No explanation is given for online readings that clearly allows people to understand this or how they could then calculate the true level of radiation. We mentioned previously where MEXT had done something similar by citing the … Read entire article »

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Yamashita Admits Exaggerating Safety Of Being In Fukushima

Dr. Yamashita became world famous after the Fukushima nuclear disaster when he proclaimed 100 mSv to be a safe level of radiation exposure. His even stranger statement that “Radiation doesn’t affect people who are smiling” sparked outrage. This is the man in charge of the Fukushima radiation exposure survey, currently almost the only way residents can obtain data about their exposure or thyroid damage. Now Dr. Yamashita has admitted he exaggerated the safety of the situation in Fukushima. He admitted that ICRP radiation standards were valid, they show a much lower exposure to risk level than Yamashita has been promoting. He admits his statements added to the anxiety and distrust among the public and contributed to the discrimination towards those trying to take proper safety measures for their families. Fukushima Diary … Read entire article »

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Human Radiation Exposure Test Results Compiled

We have compiled a considerable amount of human radiation testing results from Japan. The spreadsheet is an ongoing project to attempt to collect all of the publicly available test results in order to gain a better understanding of how people have been exposed. New data is added as our volunteers find and can transcribe the information. The spreadsheet available here. If you know of publicly available data that has not been included please let us know so we can add it to the spreadsheet. This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than … Read entire article »

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