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Nuclear radiation and water pollution – theme for February 2012

What you are not supposed to know:It doesn’t take an accident for a nuclear power plant to release radioactivity into our air, water and soil. All it takes is the plant’s everyday routine operation, and federal regulations permit these radioactive releases…

.Government regulations allow radioactive water to be released to the environment containing “permissible” levels of contamination. Permissible does not mean safe.Detectors at reactors are set to allow contaminated water to be released, unfiltered, if below “permissible” legal levels.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission relies upon self-reporting and computer modeling from reactor operators to track radioactive releases and their projected dispersion. A significant portion of the environmental monitoring data is extrapolated – virtual, not real.Accurate accounting of all radioactive wastes released to the air, water and soil from the entire reactor fuel production system is simply not available. http://www.nirs.org/factsheets/routineradioactivereleases.htm

Nuclear disaster and fresh water : The risk of radioactive releases into fresh water water through a nuclear accident is an ever present danger. Drinking water for millions of people could be contaminated.

Sea water  From Fukushima huge amounts of contaminated water accumulated during efforts to cool the reactors, with much of it reaching the sea, and radiation has been found in fish, seaweed and other seafood.

“At least 462 trillion becquerels of radioactive strontium have leaked to the Pacific Ocean since the March disaster at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, making it one of the world’s most severe such cases of marine pollution, according to calculations by The Asahi Shimbun newspaper. http://www.examiner.com/human-rights-in-national/over-462-trillion-becquerels-fukushima-strontium-pacific-ocean-seafood-risk?CID=examiner_alerts_article

February 11, 2012 - Posted by | Christina's themes

2 Comments »

  1. Nuclear power plants emitting radiation into the environment during their “normal” operations is such an important issue that everyone should know about.

    Nuclear power plants emit dangerous radionuclides like cesium and iodine, etc. into the surrounding environment. It’s called “Radioactive Effluent.”

    To find out what “Radioactive Effluent” is being released into the environment from the nuclear power plant closest to you, go here:

    http://www.nrc.gov/reactors/operating/ops-experience/tritium/plant-info.html

    Comment by Guest | February 11, 2012 | Reply

  2. An extreme case in Fukushima Japan:

    Radiation spikes throughout Greater Tokyo Area on Feb. 14 — One of highest seen in months (Gov’t Data)
    http://ene­news.com/?­p=26552

    As I predicted before, the relationsh­ip between EQ’s and radiation spikes should be well known to all by now:

    Think about it, any shaking or Earth movement will cause the 3 “missing corium(s) to restart what I call “The Fuky Effect” and I expect to see increased signs of radiation in Northern Japan as well as additional temperatur­­e spikes “in temperatur­­e gauges that are not reading properly” at Fukushima!

    These EQ will not help the rumbling Volcano in Southern Japan either…

    EQ + Corium(s) + Ground water = fissioning => radioactive steam releases

    Comment by CaptD | February 16, 2012 | Reply


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