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Japan Poll comes out strongly in favour of Chris Busby because of the #police raid #PitchfordInquiry #NETPOL #Section18

Almost 100% of the #Japanese people on are thankful to Dr Chris Busby warnings post #Fukushima. Even though it’s a small scale “#referendum” I’m happy we love him! (A #Japanese friend)

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September 19, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Chris Busby interview with Richie Allen on the recent Police raid on his home.

The audio is from the Richie Allen show and the video is from a Fukushima based TV station who were the only people to do any Epidemiology questionaires to find out what health effects were presented just after the Fukushima nuclear disaster. The video is from June 2011 (with subtitles and the audio is from this weeks interview with Richie Allen

By tokyobrowntabby This video is from a webcast program called “ContAct,” webcasted on July 14, 2011 by OurPlanet-TV ( http://www.ourplanet-tv.org/?q=node/287 ) an independent net-based media. Translation by EX-SKF( http//:ex-skf.blospot.jp ) & tokyobrowntabby and captioning by tokyobrowntabby.

September 19, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

#Fukushima truth #nuclear testimony, #OHCHR #UNHRC September 2018 Part 3

Posted to nuclear-news.net

Posted by Shaun McGee

Posted on the 19 September 2018

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In this 3rd video in the series (with more to come) we ask the Japanese evacuees about their children and if the Japanese are assessing their childrens health.

There is an understandable lack of trust in the government program and one of the evacuees did not want to give the Fukushima medical Hospital any personal information preferably.
Dr Oshyama does do an independent research on evacuees and is more trusted. She discovered the 2 thyroid abnormalities in the Mother and Daughter from the second video.

Other private doctors are used by evacuees even if they do avail themselves of the Fukushima Medical Hospital survey as the indepndent dictors are prepared to do more comprehensive testing.

One mother said she would continue getting the tests done twice a year so people in the future could use the data. This flies in the face of the nuclear lobby plans to reduce or stop testing teh Fukushima Medical Hospital survey and this campaign is headed by Prof Geraldine Thomas the “nuclear expert” (for the UK Ministry of Defense).

Also a question is asked about financial losses due to the nuclear disaster and the evacuation. One of the participants said that they had costs of about 45,000 dollars and only got about 30,000 compensation and loss of earnings were not included That came to another 45,000 dollars.

 

And a link here to the other 2 videos (more to come) and an update on the status of the campaign to support the evacuees in the United nations.

https://nuclear-news.net/2018/09/18/fukushima-united-nations-ohcr-report-update-18th-september-2018-idp/

September 19, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Effect of Hurricane Florence on nuclear power stations – ruins the Trump administration’s case for supporting nuclear power

The Energy 202: Hurricane Florence blows hole in Trump team’s case for helping coal and nuclear power, critics say, WP, By Dino Grandoni,18 September 18 Hurricane Florence has blown a hole in the Trump administration’s argument that bolstering nuclear and coal-fired power is essential to providing reliable electricity to homes and businesses, especially during times of crisis, according to energy experts long critical of the plan.

For months, the Department of Energy has considered throwing a lifelineto that sector of the power market to make the electric grid more resilient to natural and man-made disasters. The Trump administration has been preparing to use a Cold War-era law, once marshaled by President Harry S. Truman to secure U.S. steel production, to compel regional grid operators to buy electricity from nuclear and coal plants.

The rationale is that only these two types of generation regularly have enough fuel on site to run for when national security is threatened. Wind turbines and solar panels only generate electricity when the weather is right while natural gas stations often have their fuel pipelined in from afar.

But hours before the once powerful hurricane made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, Duke Energy shut down its two reactors at the Brunswick Nuclear Plant near Wilmington, N.C. in anticipation of high winds. The temporary shutdown illustrates how many other factors beyond just fuel stored on site affect grid reliability. 

“There are so many flaws to their argument, we hardly need this to add,” said David Hart, professor of public policy at George Mason University. “There are lots of better ways to get reliability than to stockpile a lot of fuel.”

……..The Energy Department has yet to detail exactly what the plan to bolster coal and nuclear will look like after Trump ordered aid in June. The request comes as expensive coal and nuclear assets are retiring across the country in the face of competition from cheaper natural gas and renewable energy resources……..https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-energy-202/2018/09/18/the-energy-202-hurricane-florence-blows-hole-in-trump-team-s-case-for-helping-coal-and-nuclear-power-critics-say/5ba022621b326b47ec9596b9/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.66a830d4f690

September 19, 2018 Posted by | politics, USA | Leave a comment

Malaysia won’t use nuclear power, says Dr M [NSTTV]

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will not use nuclear power plants to generate energy, as science has yet to find ways to manage nuclear waste and the effects of radiation, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

The prime minister said there have been numerous incidents related to nuclear use worldwide, such as in Chernobyl, Ukraine and the latest being Fukushima, Japan which led to people suffering from radiation.

Malaysia, he said, will continue to rely on existing fuel sources to generate electricity, such as fossil fuel, coal, hydroelectric dams and wind power, which he said is stable and environmentally-friendly.

“There are two things I am against. Smokers are not allowed to come near me and nuclear is not the solution to generating electricity,” he said in his keynote address at the launch of the Conference of the Electric Power Supply Industry (CEPSI) 2018 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre here on Tuesday.

Also present was Minister of Energy, Technology, Science and Environment, Yeo Bee Yin, and Tenaga Nasional Bhd chairman Tan Sri Leo Moggie.

Dr Mahathir said the country’s fifth and sixth prime ministers may have agreed to nuclear energy but “now I am back.”

He said despite advancements in science, a solution to nuclear radiation and waste has yet to be discovered. He said it is based on these factors that Malaysia is rejecting the use of nuclear energy, despite it being cheaper than fossil fuel.

Malaysia, he said, had a “bad experience” with amang, a type of irradiated ore once used to make colour televisions.

“Amang needs to be activated before being used. This however led to problems in the form of residue, which is radioactive.

“The radiation effects triggered fear among the community, we don’t want a repeat of this.

“Eventually, we agreed to bury this substance in an area which was one square kilometre large. We had to bury it under thick cement to prevent the radiation from affecting people,” said Dr Mahathir.

The prime minister said Malaysia lost one square kilometre of land as the area was still not safe, which also led to losses in terms of areas meant for development.

Dr Mahathir also touched on developments in the transportation sector, and said the price of electric cars could be double that of conventional vehicles.

Among the issues in the electric car market, he said, was the durability of the batteries which as of now, can only power the vehicle for a maximum of 200 km on a full charge.

“We could perhaps merge ICE (internal combustion engine) and an electric-based engine to tackle the battery durability issue.

“These are all in the research and development phase, so I hope that it will be successful thus helping Malaysia enter a new automotive industry era,” he said.

https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2018/09/412608/malaysia-wont-use-nuclear-power-says-dr-m-nsttv

September 19, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Korean defense chiefs sign ‘military pact’ after Kim & Moon adopt denuclearization roadmap

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have signed a joint statement following their bilateral talks in Pyongyang. The countries’ defense chiefs have meanwhile signed a separate military pact.

As part of the military agreement, the neighbors will halt border drills from November 1, Yonhap reports. South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo and North Korea’s No Kwang-chol also agreed to stop military flights in the vicinity of the demarcation line. In addition, the agreement envisions setting up a buffer zone in the Yellow Sea and suspending maritime drills.

As a clear sign of mutual trust, the Pyongyang military agreement also calls for the withdrawal of soldiers from the demilitarized zone and disarming the servicemen keeping watch at Panmunjom border village. The nations also agreed that each would close eleven border guard posts by the end of 2018.

The Koreas’ armed forces will establish and operate a “joint military committee” to discuss the implementation of the military agreement on a “permanent basis,” Moon Jae-in noted.

Speaking to the press on the outcome of Moon’s visit to North Korea, Kim noted that the “agreement at Pyongyang summit will advance an era of peace, prosperity.” Kim especially noted that the military agreement will help to denuclearize the peninsula and reach a lasting peace. He also agreed to travel soon to South Korea to meet Moon for the fourth time since the reconciliation effort between the neighbors began with the Olympic Peace diplomacy earlier this year. To emphasize their commitment to peace, the nations have decided to send a united team to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and will submit a joint bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics.

Moon meanwhile told reporters that the neighbors finally managed to agree to “specific denuclearization steps.” The South Korean president also noted that the leaders are striving to turn the demilitarized zone into a zone of peace, and that work will soon begin to reconnect cross-border rails and roads before the end of the year.

Moon arrived in North Korea on Tuesday morning for the third face-to-face meeting with his counterpart. Previously, the leaders held talks on April 27 and May 26 in the border village of Panmunjom, in an unprecedented effort to reconcile the two nations following the Korean War (1950-53). Part of Moon’s agenda for the trip was restarting the US-Korean dialogue that hit a brick wall last month, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo canceled his visit to Pyongyang.

READ MORE: ‘Very exciting!’ Trump praises Pyongyang summit results & declarations

One of the major breakthroughs of the Pyongyang summit was the consent given by the North to allow international inspectors to document a “permanent dismantlement” of its key missile facilities. North Korea also agreed to closing its main nuclear complex in Yongbyon – although only if the United States takes reciprocal conciliatory steps, Moon told reporters. The Korean Peninsula should turn into a “land of peace without nuclear weapons and nuclear threats,” he noted.

The North expressed its willingness to continue taking additional steps, such as permanent shutdown of the Yongbyon nuclear facility, should the United States take corresponding measures under the spirit of the June 12 North Korea-US joint statement,” the joint statement said.

https://www.rt.com/news/438786-kim-moon-korea-statement/

September 19, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Geraldine Thomas calls an for all out CyberWar against those successful anti #nuclear #UNSCEAR

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Geraldine, dear Geraldine is at it again! Notwithstanding her recent debunking from Prof Keith Baverstock who claimed her advice to be dangerous forcing the BBC to eventually delete her Fukushima videos  from their website after many complaints from both pro and anti nuclear individuals.

In her latest call to arms Geraldine points out that radiation has no effect on wildlife but ignores the 70 + Peer reviewed papers of Prof Timothy Mousseau and his team that show many effects in wildlife and FLora and Fauna etc.

So , General Geraldine hopes to match anti nuclear activists on the internet whist ignoring the plethora of evidence that says there are problems, with little funding to find the problems.

Even so, using the ICRP model (that is highly contested in the Scientific community but is the standard) her measurements and advice were seen to be wanting, in fact dangerously so (See Fissionlines Damning condemnation on her with Prof Keith Baverstock). The nub of the problem lies in a 2014 (approx) meeting in Russia where the UK/USA contingent of UNSCEAR wanted to increase the dose allowed whilst others wanted it lowered. So, a status quo was agreed with the 1 mSv/y instead of 100mSv/y!

Here is her call to arms and her admission that the anti nuclear campaign online is beating millions of Dollars/Pounds of tax payers money of the nuclear PR machine (aside from unfair Google filtering, FB filtering and what ever the hell Twitter is doing etc). Roughly, at the same time Prof Chris Busby who has sat opposite her in court had his home raided and was arrested for 19 hours with huge media fanfare of the negative kind with little right of reply (Again), this is hardly a level playing field?

“…Thomas told delegates: “Start a dialogue now with all levels in society about why nuclear matters. The internet means everyone has a voice and expects their voice to be heard; we need to get our message out there as effectively as the anti-nuclear brigade do. There’s a need to put real evidence-based risks into a context that [people] can relate to. And hearts and minds will only change by dialogue.”….”

Researched and written by World Nuclear News

September 19, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Return to Fukushima, Big Story CGTN

Published 31 August 2018
March 11, 2011. The day an earthquake and tsunami ravaged the northwestern part of Japan’s Honshu Island; the day the Fukushima nuclear power plant was completely destroyed; and the day the lives of 80,000 people were upside down – with forced evacuations, and no immediate plans for return.
 
Today, after partial decontamination operations, the Japanese government says Fukushima is ready to be inhabited again. But with former residents being encouraged to go back to the former exclusion zone, a new challenge surfaces: how does one start life anew, after being made flee more than half a decade before? How can residents ensure there is no threat to radioactivity in the place they used to call home? How does life get redefined when so much has been erased?
 
Return to Fukushima introduces us to three families exploring the dangers – and desires – of finally going home and explores the difficult journey the residents of Fukushima still have to take.

September 19, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Typhoon Mangkhut heading straight for 2 Chinese nuclear power stations

RED ALERT: Typhoon Mangkhut to SMASH into TWO nuclear plants as MILLIONS evacuate in panic https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1018412/Typhoon-Mangkhut-Hong-Kong-China-nuclear-plants-red-alert-worst-storm

TYPHOON MANGKHUT – the most powerful storm of the year – is expected to directly hit two nuclear power plants later today with shocking 120mph winds, as officials issue a red alert warning.

By OLI SMITH  Sep 16, 2018 Typhoon Mangkhut has battered Hong Kong and southern China today, prompting 2.45 million to evacuate.

The typhoon is the world’s most powerful storm of the year, with winds as high as 170 miles per hour – twice as powerful as Hurricane Florence which has struck the US east coast. At least 64 people have died in the wake of the typhoon in the Phillipines while so far two are reportedly dead in Hong Kong.

Officials have issued a red alert warning amid mounting fears over two nuclear power stations in the direct path of the typhoon.There are concerns the typhoon will damage the nuclear reactors and efforts are underway to avoid a repeat of the Japanese Fukushima catastrophe, when an earthquake and tsunami sent three nuclear reactors into meltdown.

The Taishan Nuclear Power Plant and Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station, both in Guangdong, mainland China, confirmed they were “combat ready” and in emergency lockdown as the superstorm nears.

Emergency safety investigations have been carried out at both plants for last-minute preparations behind the typhoon strikes this evening with 120mph winds.

A spokesman for the Taishan facility said: “All emergency personnel are at their posts and have conducted their preparatory work.The plant is fully prepared for the typhoon, and everything is in its place.”

Workers at the Yangjiang plant also secured the facility’s five generating units but fears remain for the sixth, which remains under construction.

Plant manager Chen Weizhong added that all doors and windows were tightly closed.

Mangkhut has already caused mass devastation in the Philippines, where around 40 gold miners are feared trapped following a landslide.The Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) raised the storm signal to T10 – the highest level possible, as the city shut down.

Footage from Hong Kong shows the scale of devastation, including a high-rise construction crane collapsing and windows in skyscrapers breaking under pressure.

One video shows a father and son swept off their feet and thrown into a wall due to the sheer power of the winds

After the typhoon passes over Hong Kong, the powerful storm is expected to wreak havoc across several Chinese megacities.

September 19, 2018 Posted by | China, climate change, safety | Leave a comment

Brunswick Nuke Plant: STATE OF EMERGENCY — flying cuttlefish picayune

Duke Energy’s Brunswick nuclear plant, about 30 miles south of Wilmington, has declared a state of emergency as the 1,200-acre complex remains cut off by flood waters and and is inaccessible to outside personnel. – Zero Hedge

via Brunswick Nuke Plant: STATE OF EMERGENCY — flying cuttlefish picayune

September 19, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | 3 Comments