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Shocking findings on effects of MOX processes on miscarriage and respiratory illness in the UK

29 April 2013

Published by nuclear-news.net

By Arclight2011

In this article I realise that I am touching on a sensitive subject and one that has impacted many. I hope to treat this subject with a respectful degree of gravitas. But I have some points to note.

“In women lead poisoning can cause stillbirth, miscarriage, premature birth and foetal development problems”

In my research of all things nuclear via the World Wide Web, I came across a set of shocking statistics that were unearthed by another independent researcher on You-tube  (jamnoise72).

That video shows the figures of miscarriages from Watford Hospital London UK, showed an increase in the cases found. These figures from the hospital came with a year on year (more or less) increase in respiratory admissions to ICU accident and emergency admissions. here is the video for that!

The miscarriage rates were shocking and I wanted to see if there were any other reasons that could have contributed to it.

“Miscarriage statistics aren’t well-publicized. Miscarriage would be much easier if a weight of silence did not hang over the topic. Miscarriage remains an uncomfortable subject in our society. The silence permeating the topic causes more psychological pain for the grieving mother since she is unable to mourn openly and properly.

But apparently at least 50 percent of all miscarriages are from “unknown causes” and the other common causes/factors have steady proportions. The total amounts are reported in the medical and miscarriage support blogs as being at a steady rate with no particular increase or decrease because they are only a statistical average and not based on the actual numbers!

Image source ; http://www.pediatricsconsultant360.com/content/lead-toxicity-young-boy

Concerning the expensive research that has gone on around this field, into causation, there seems to be no consensus as to what is really causing it. I saw words like “might be” “is possible”, with no definitive statistics for things like alcohol, caffeine, having sex etc. etc..

And while other countries have seen a fall in stillbirths, the UK’s record is one of the worst, with no improvement in 10 years, ranking us 33rd worst in the world.”

Some studies though were more in depth and actually looking at issues such as changes in their concentrations within coagulation (also known to be caused by ionising radiation in Chernobyl) causing 15 percent of miscarriages and the unknowns causing 50 percent of miscarriages. And This through the early and late stages.. most would be lost in the early stages but I found evidence that late stage pregnancies were on the increase in the UK (it should be safer as the pregnancy progresses).

“This issue is complicated in humans by the high natural spontaneous abortion rate of 15-30%, which makes determining the specific reproductive effects in humans difficult without studying large groups. “

So why don’t they collect the data nationally? Using the expensive computer system they have? Is it because they don’t want the actual numbers, because they have a blind faith in statistics? This is huge problem found in many areas of science and research. For instance, the Japanese study on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in dogs from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident that was commissioned. At the same time when the Japanese Thyroid Association was doing NO research on the impact of the nuclear disaster on humans.

Screenshot from 2013-04-30 08:41:01

Image source ; 28 doctors in Aomori prefecture made this poster showing radiological/toxic damage.

Meanwhile somewhere in Japan a genetics laboratory staff are still awaiting even a single blood sample from the Fukushima residents so they can test for ionising radiation damage (there is a test for this type of damage but it is not being used!).

“Births, terminations and stillbirths are recorded by law, but the birth of a child before 24 weeks may not be because it is called a miscarriage and there is simply no official audit of miscarriages.”

The Japanese government on year 2 of the disaster are just commissioning a report on the ethics of using genetic research and the time is running out for these tests to be accurate. This shows how science can be manipulated avoiding real numbers for corporate profits. The science community relies instead on the likes of Ricahrd Wakeford (ex BNFL Sellafield) and his handy statistical equations.

So why did I draw your attention to Japan? The UK is complicit in covering up the effects of ionising radiation. The world science community relies on UK scientists to make their biased claims via peer reviewed article (70 percent of which are likely faulty reports in some way according to a recent stunning report) and the vast media presence of the BBC. This criminal use of science media and politics is responsible for the cover up on the effects on the people living in contaminated areas in Japan.

“We postulate that chronic low-level ecological and professional ionizing radiation exposure were causal for haemostasiological imbalance and impaired the cell-cell communication”

Why does the UK and the USA want to increase the amount of allowable contamination into our environment? Is it because our background radiation and more relevantly, our air quality has been polluted with the increased atmospheric emission coming from the new MOX fuel and waste disposal of nuclear materials, nuclear reactor emissions, weapons discharges and uranium/gold mining processes? And this is spreading micro-particles with ionising and toxic effects!

This is a short article of my impression of my findings. I wanted to share these thoughts with you all and ask the questions. Now its up to you to do some research and ask your own questions. Military and governmental research accounts for a large proportion of a universities income.. there is little independent research allowed or funded for. Can we trust our scientists? Do they work for us or for corporate profits? You decide?

The increase in the 2009 to 2010 was likely caused by this;

H1N1 vaccines contributed to 3587 miscarriages and stillbirths in 2009.

By On September 17, 2010

http://thepopulist.net/2010/09/17/h1n1-vaccines-contributed-to-3587-miscarriages-and-stillbirths-in-2009/

I have embedded 2 videos showing the statistics with some preliminary thoughts I had on the findings and below is a list of links i used to compile the above article. I will leave a useful link to a book/PDF at the top of the links for women who might need advise on miscarriage issues, though it is a bit dated it was compiled by women who have experienced miscarriage and I thought it informative if dated.

http://www.lenus.ie/hse/bitstream/10147/46306/1/1103.pdf

http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/ate/growthandmetabolism/202360.html#ixzz2Rv8kyeat

http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/kelly-brook-baby-heartbreak-are-more-127804#ixzz2Rv7jEtUE

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/259346-overview

http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/isth2005/abstract.asp?id=46775

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/aug/22/pregnancy-miscarriage-lesley-regan

http://www.allaboutlifechallenges.org/miscarriage-statistics.htm

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-98863/Are-risk-having-miscarriage.html#ixzz2RvG50DU

http://www.ciphe.org.uk/professional/public-health/lead-poisoning/

UK – Shocking increase in respiratory problems due to Nuclear incidents from Fukushima and The Budapest Medical Isotope Inst.

https://nuclear-news.net/2013/04/23/uk-shocking-increase-in-respirtory-problems-due-to-nuclear-incidents-from-fukushima-and-the-budapest-medical-isotope-inst/

The planet’s quiet, unspoken crisis of increasing radiation pollution

https://nuclear-news.net/2013/04/29/the-planets-quiet-unspoken-crisis-of-increasing-radiation-pollution/

Breaking! Sellafield, the BBC and EURDEP lie to cover up contamination incident! Irish coast hit!

https://nuclear-news.net/2013/03/23/breaking-sellafield-the-bbc-and-eurdep-lie-to-cover-up-contamination-incident-irish-coast-hit-2/

UK censored? Drinking water standards cover up!

Serious long lasting contamination found in hungary!

“..Iodine 125 with a half life of 60 days found in grass clippings near the institute of
Hungarian production of radioisotopes…”

“..CRIIRAD warned in its letter of 15 November 2011 on the need quickly determine the source of contamination “because people close to the source could have been and still be exposed to large doses…” “

https://nuclear-news.net/2012/08/18/uk-censored-drinking-water-standards-cover-up/

Air Quality Warning for NE Europe – Contamination from Sellafield Nuclear site 11 April 2013

https://nuclear-news.net/2013/04/11/air-quality-warning-for-ne-europe-contamination-from-sellafield-nuclear-site-11-april-2013-part-1/

Corrupt, useless and weak EPA new guidelines for radiological attacks

https://nuclear-news.net/2013/04/30/corrupt-useless-and-weak-epa-new-guidelines-for-radiological-attacks/

I put this in because it ties with us in the UK getting the particulates from this fire later in September and the increase in ICU intake increases sharply to 80 for that months count for respiratory admissions at Watford Hospital.

Fears Russian wildfires could drive radioactive Chernobyl waste towards Moscow

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/aug/11/russia-wildfires-chernobyl-radiation

The Irish Princess: St Bega and Sellafield Reprocessing..

http://mariannewildart.wordpress.com/2013/04/28/the-irish-princess-st-bega-and-sellafield-reprocessing/

April 30, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Radioactive water accumulating daily at stricken Fukushima nuclear plant

NYTimes: Alarming reality at Fukushima Daiichi — Plant faced with new crisis — “Tepco is clearly just hanging on day by day” http://enenews.com/nytimes-alarming-reality-at-fukushima-daiichi-plant-faced-with-new-crisis-tepco-is-clearly-just-hanging-on-day-by-day

Title: Radioactive Water Imperils Fukushima Plant

Source: NY Times
Author: MARTIN FACKLER (Makiko Inoue and Matthew L. Wald)
Date: April 29, 2013
[…] the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is faced with a new crisis: a flood of highly radioactive wastewater that workers are struggling to contain. Groundwater is pouring into the plant’s ravaged reactor buildings at a rate of almost 75 gallons a minute. It becomes highly contaminated there, before being pumped out to keep from swamping a critical cooling system. […]
below – Fukushima’s tanks of radioactive water
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 That quandary along with an embarrassing string of mishaps — including a 29-hour power failure affecting another, less vital cooling system — have underscored an alarming reality: two years after the meltdowns, the plant remains vulnerable to the same sort of large earthquake and tsunami that set the original calamity in motion. […]

“Tepco is clearly just hanging on day by day, with no time to think about tomorrow, much less next year,” said Tadashi Inoue, an expert in nuclear power who served on a committee that drew up the road map for cleaning up the plant. […]
See also: NYTimes: Fukushima plant unstable says official, concern another accident can’t be prevented — “Vulnerable… Very dangerous”

April 30, 2013 Posted by | Fukushima 2013 | 1 Comment

Anti nuclear radiation pills for South Carolina

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the safe answer is just to shut down this dangerous nuclear industry

Anti-Radiation Pills Available in 13 SC Counties, WLTX.com  Apr 29, 2013 COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina has received 1.2 million adult doses of potassium iodide (KI) for distribution to residents living within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone of five nuclear power plants in or adjacent to the state, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced.

potassium-iodate-pills“Potassium iodide provides additional protection for the thyroid gland against one form of radiation,” according to DHEC Director Catherine Templeton. “It is critical to remember this is not a magic pill that protects against all types of radiation. In the event of a nuclear power plant emergency involving the release of radiation, the best advice is to follow the instructions of public safety officials to either stay inside or to evacuate the area in an orderly manner.”

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has provided the doses to the state for distribution. Supplies of these potassium iodide tablets, also referred to as KI tablets, are being distributed to health departments in 13 counties for residents living within a 10-mile radius of nuclear power plants. Residents can pick up tablets for themselves and their families beginning Monday, April 29th. Participation by the public is voluntary.

Templeton said, “Our agency continues to explore ways to help the public understand that KI is not a radiation shield, and that residents should follow any recommendations given by the state in the event of a radiological release.”

Templeton said 2.4 million KI tablets, enough doses for 1.2 million adults, have been delivered throughout the state for distribution to residents. The expiration date for the new tablets is October 2017. Residents in possession of tablets with the May 2013 expiration date may dispose of those tablets once a new supply has been picked up.

Locations for distribution of KI:……    

http://www.wltx.com/news/article/234627/2/Anti-Radiation-Pills-Available-in-13-SC-Counties

April 30, 2013 Posted by | safety | Leave a comment

Huge underground wall for Fukushima?

water-radiation‘Great wall of Fukushima’ to be built underground? — Structure around reactors proposed  http://enenews.com/great-wall-fukushima-be-built-underground-structure-around-reactors-proposed

Title: Groundwater at No. 1 plant tainted
Source: Kyodo
Date: April 27, 2013
Great wall of Fukushima?

A government panel has begun studying ways to prevent more radioactive water from accumulating at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant, including a plan to build underground walls around the damaged reactor buildings to stop groundwater from entering. […]

Proposals made by Taisei Corp. and Kajima Corp. Friday included building a subterranean wall around the reactor buildings using a claylike material.

Tepco considered building a wall on the mountain side of the plant after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, but abandoned the plan because of the risk that radioactive water flooding the buildings might be leaking into the soil. […]

See also: Japanese professor: Melted fuel has gone through containers and is on concrete foundations sinking into ground below, as far as I can tell — Underground dam was being prepared, but TEPCO resisting

April 30, 2013 Posted by | Fukushima 2013 | Leave a comment

Corrupt, useless and weak EPA new guidelines for radiological attacks

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while the new guide will be subject to a 90-day public comment period once it formally is published in the Federal Register, it has been labeled for “interim use,” meaning it is effective immediately

“a recipe for absolute mayhem in the midst of an emergency,”  “And that’s because of politics.”

EPA RELAXES PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDELINES highly-recommendedFOR RADIOLOGICAL ATTACKS, ACCIDENTS, Next GovBy Douglas P. GuarinoGlobal Security Newswire April 9, 2013 After years of internal deliberation and controversy, the Obama administration has issued a document suggesting that when dealing with the aftermath of an accident or attack involving radioactive materials, public health guidelines can be made thousands of times less stringent than what the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would normally allow. Continue reading

April 30, 2013 Posted by | Reference, safety, USA | 3 Comments

Why India must say “NO” to nuclear power

india-antinukeIndia has entered into nuclear deals with countries like US who are looking to revitalise their economies, while ignoring the concerns of the poor villagers who live near these plants. At Kudankulam, the agreement indemnifying the Russian supplier against accidents mocks the very absolute liability principle that deters foreign corporations from setting up nuclear plants in India.

Nuclear power is a centralised form of power supply that does not empower the local community. It makes them vulnerable to the decisions and interpretations of scientific and technological experts. All this falls through when a disaster happens. It is the locals and their future generations who bear the brunt of the accident. What India and the world needs are safe, small-scale, renewable power options.

Saying no to nuclear http://www.indianlink.com.au/headline/saying-no-to-nuclear/ The Radioactive Exposure Tour highlights the need for caution when it comes to nuclear power in India, reports?Jyoti Shankar Every time you visit India, you see the change, bigger malls, new flyovers, the lifestyle in the cities not very different to what you experience in the streets of any capital city in Australia, and, fewer power cuts. Move a bit further away from the cities and you realise that not much has changed. Dirt roads, constant blackouts, people struggling to make ends meet. And the paradox of progress hits you.

Nuclear power is just another aspect of this big picture where the pursuit of economic ?growth? at any cost seems acceptable. India is power hungry. It needs power for its burgeoning millions, as well as for industries that supply cheap goods to the consumers in the developed world. And the government is pursuing this objective setting aside all its democratic principles. Nuclear power is portrayed as a greener option, but scratch the surface, and a different story is revealed. Continue reading

April 30, 2013 Posted by | India, opposition to nuclear | Leave a comment

Youtube video illustrates the history of atomic tests

How much nuclear fallout has humanity already received-aside from disasters like Chernobyl and Fukushima?… no wonder the “war on cancer’ has been long lost.

YouTubeNuclear Detonation Timeline “1945-1998”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=I9lquok4Pdk

The 2053 nuclear tests and explosions that took place between 1945 and 1998 are plotted visually and audibly on a world map.

As the video starts out detonations are few and far between. The first three detonations represent the Manhattan Project and the two bombs that ended World War II. After a few representative minutes the USSR and Britain enter the nuclear club and the testing really starts to heat up.

Even though the video does not differentiate between sub-critical “safety” tests and full detonations, you get a good idea of the fever of the nuclear arms race.

The time line does not extent to tests by North Korea (October 2006 and May 2009).
video credit: goes to Isao Hashimoto (www.ctbto.org/specials/1945-1998-by-isa­o-hashimoto/)

April 30, 2013 Posted by | Resources -audiovicual | Leave a comment

Egypt’s anger at lack of progress on nuclear free Middle East

Egypt Walks Out Of Nuclear Talks In Geneva, Huffington Post, By JOHN HEILPRIN 04/29/13 GENEVA — Egypt walked out of a round of global
nuclear talks in protest Monday, saying other nations are not acting quickly
enough to establish the Middle East as a zone free of nuclear weapons.

A statement from Egypt’s foreign ministry said the nation ended its
participation in two weeks of Geneva talks out of frustration that the zone
has yet to be created. The talks run through this week.

“We can’t wait forever for the implementation of this decision,” said the
ministry’s statement Monday night, explaining that Egypt’s walkout was meant
to send a message to the world that it can no longer accept what it
considers to be a lack of seriousness on the issue….. At the 1995 review,
nations adopted the goal of a nuclear-free Middle East, in a concession by
the U.S. and others to the Arabs, who wanted Israel to join the treaty and
to give up its unacknowledged arsenal of nuclear weapons. In exchange, the
Arabs backed the treaty’s permanent extension.

But after 15 years of inaction on a nuclear-free zone, Egypt proposed that
the 2010 conference endorse launching negotiations to establish one. With no
talks started, Egypt said Monday that some other members of the treaty – and
non-members – are “obstructing” the goal. Though it did not specify, the
reference to non-members was seen as implying Israel.

Ahead of the Geneva talks to prevent the spread of nuclear arms, the U.N.
Security Council’s five major powers – Britain, China, France, Russia and
the United States – had again called for progress in establishing a
nuclear-free Middle East.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/29/egypt-nuclear-talks_n_3181087.html

April 30, 2013 Posted by | Egypt, politics international | Leave a comment

Renewable energy a financial boon for utilities

Solar and wind projects offer big advantages to electric utility companies. The utilities get a premium rate for solar power, the supply of which peaks in the afternoon alongside the higher demand for air conditioning. The utilities also can make a big profit from homes and businesses that install panels, buying the excess energy at off-peak prices and selling it later for a higher price. 

 Even the additional storage capacity needed to tap renewable energy can become a profit center.

Renewable energy becomes a utility lifeline http://money.msn.com/technology-investment/post.aspx?post=cbde9691-2d13-4345-9718-cb7453fdbb27   30 April 13,   Continue reading

April 30, 2013 Posted by | renewable, USA | Leave a comment

Breakthrough in solar energy storage for powering national grids

VIDEO The Lithium-Polysulfide Flow Battery http://www.energymatters.com.au/index.php?main_page=news_article&article_id=3713 29 April 13,

U.S. researchers believe a breakthrough in battery technology will see more utility-scale solar and wind energy powering national grids.

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have designed a new low-cost flow battery storage system that could solve issues relating to the peaks and troughs in power generation from renewable energy sources.

Flow batteries pump two types of liquid through a chamber, where two streams of dissolving molecules cause a chemical reaction that store or release energy.

They are currently thought to be the most effective way to maintain grid stability because the tanks, pipes and fittings used in flow battery systems can be scaled-up to store power for large-scale solar and wind facilities where energy generation depends on weather conditions.

But today’s flow batteries are expensive – the liquids used often require large quantities of rare earth materials to operate and a special membrane that separates the active and inactive ions. According to the SLAC/Stanford team, with solar and wind heading toward 20 percent of generation capacity, there needs to be a simpler and more efficient flow battery system.

“For solar and wind power to be used in a significant way, we need a battery made of economical materials that are easy to scale and still efficient,” said Yi Cui, Stanford associate professor of materials science and engineering.

Cui’s team designed a new membrane-free battery that does away with rare materials, using a chamber with a single molecular stream of lithium and sulphur ions. A reaction with a catalyst produces lithium polysulfides, discharging energy and absorbing lithium. The lithium ions are then reabsorbed into an organic compound to be used again.

“In initial lab tests, the new battery also retained excellent energy-storage performance through more than 2,000 charges and discharges, equivalent to more than 5.5 years of daily cycles,” Cui said.

The researchers say the next step is to develop and field test a utility-scale flow battery based on their design capable of handling megawatts of energy storage.

Another flow battery concept we’ve covered in the past utilising cheap and readily available materials is the Rustbelt Flow Battery; which uses iron.

April 30, 2013 Posted by | energy storage, Reference, renewable | Leave a comment

Huge municipal solar energy program launched in Los Angeles

solar-feed-inLos Angeles Celebrates Launch of Largest Municipal Solar Program in U.S.http://www.enn.com/business/article/45915 Bonnie Hulkower, Triple Pundit, April 29, 2013 Los Angeles, a city more often known for its celebrity sightings and Hollywood stars, also shines bright in the solar arena. The City of Angels has dazzled in the last decade with a strong record of sustainability. So much so that on April 19th, local and national government representatives as well as business leaders gathered to celebrate the launch of the city’s solar Feed in Tariff (FIT) program (Clean L.A. Solar Program) at the Los Angeles Business Council’s (LABC) Sustainability Summit. The program focused on how to harness sustainability programs and regulatory initiatives for job growth.Essentially, the idea of the FIT is to make solar competitive in what naturally is one of the nation’s sunniest communities. Similar to President Kennedy’s mission to the moon, L.A.’s moonshot moment is to benefit from solar energy in a region blessed with sunny weather year round. Solar energy is especially appropriate in hot climates, as air conditioning demand coincides with the period of peak solar radiation.

L.A.’s FIT program will be the largest municipal commitment to solar, but not the first. Continue reading

April 30, 2013 Posted by | renewable, USA | Leave a comment