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Japanese government and regulators conspire with the IAEA to commit genocide of Japanese people.
Are the Japanese government and the IAEA protecting the nuclear industry and not the people of Japan by claiming that Fukushima is stable when it is not? Fairewinds' chief engineer Arnie Gundersen outlines major inconsistencies and double-speak by the IAEA, Japanese Government, and TEPCO claiming that the Fukushima accident is over. Dynamic versus static equilibrium, escalated dose exposures to the Japanese children and nuclear workers, and the blending of radioactive materials with non-contaminated material and spreading this contaminated ash throughout Japan are only a small part of this ongoing nuclear tragedy.

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Cancer Risk To Young Children Near Fukushima Daiichi Underestimated

Fairewinds analyzes cancer rates for young children near Fukushima using the National Academy of Science's BEIR (Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation) VII Report. Based on BEIR VII, Fairewinds determines that at least one in every 100 young girls will develop cancer for every year they are exposed to 20 millisieverts [millisievert (1 mSv = 0.001 Sv)] of radiation. The 20-millisievert/ year figure is what the Japanese government is currently calculating as the legal limit of radiological exposure to allow habitation of contaminated areas near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In this video, Fairewinds introduces additional analysis by Ian Goddard showing that the BEIR VII report underestimates the true cancer rates to young children living near Fukushima Daiichi. Looking at the scientific data presented by Mr. Goddard, Fairewinds has determined that at least one out of every 20 young girls (5%) living in an area where the radiological exposure is 20 millisieverts for five years will develop cancer in their lifetime.


viewers on the west coast and japan might be interested in this:

Hot Particles From Japan to Seattle Virtually Undetectable when Inhaled or Swallowed

from fukushima to tokyo to the u.s. west coast, people are coming into contact with highly radioactive particles spewed by the crippled reactors.


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Three Or Four Melted Down Reactors Are Destroying All Life On Earth 21.Jan.2012 12:23


Not that it matters all that much.

I did want to mention that General Electric (GE) designed these reactors over 40 years ago with the assumption that they could never melt down (but at least three have). They put the spent fuel pools OVER the reactors! They used steel and concrete to make the containment vessels, instead of sintered silicon carbide, which would NOT have disintegrated. We trusted them; now we are so screwed.