nuclear-news

The News That Matters about the Nuclear Industry

5.8 M Quake Near Ongoing Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Site; Torrential Rains; Threats Of Increased Dumping of Radioactive Water to the Pacific

Mining Awareness +


https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20009yb7

Magnitude 5.8 quake hits on Japan’s Honshu: PTWC 
Posted:Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:27:07 -0400
SYDNEY (Reuters) – An earthquake with an initial magnitude of 5.8 hit northeast of Tokyo on Japan’s main island of Honshu on Thursday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) reported. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/environment/~3/xlWs30kCFTs/us-japan-quake-ptwc-idUSKBN1A502E

Heavy rains lashed Fukushima Prefecture during the last few days, prompting evacuation orders in some areas amid fears of flooding. These rains transport lots of radionuclides from the mountainsides and forests down into the towns, redistributing the insoluble cesium particles, recontaminating places having being previously decontaminated. A never ending story.” (D’un renard at: https://nuclear-news.net/2017/07/19/evacuations-ordered-as-heavy-rains-lashed-fukushima )

Fukushima Nuclear mess

It gives another excuse to discharge radioactive tritiated water to sea. Tritiated water remains radioactive for well over 100 years.

According to a US Nuclear Lab (LBL), tritiated water (HTO) enters the body through breathing, ingestion, skin absorption from contaminated air and…

View original post 1,504 more words

Advertisements

July 20, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: