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Tepco "Explains" Plumes Of Smoke Above Exploded Fukushima Reactor 3

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In the past two weeks there was significant speculation that the Fukushima catastrophe was once again rapidly escalating after plumes of mysterious smoke were detected above the destroyed Reactor 3 - the one with a mixed MOX and uranium fuel core. RT described it as follows:

Fresh plumes of most probably radioactive steam have been detected rising from the reactor 3 building at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, said the facility’s operator company.

 

The steam has been detected by surveillance cameras and appeared to be coming from the fifth floor of the mostly-destroyed building housing crippled reactor 3, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), the plant’s operator.

 

The steam was first spotted on December 19 for a short period of time, then again on December 24, 25, 27, according to a report TEPCO published on its website.

 

The company, responsible for the cleanup of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, has not explained the source of the steam or the reason it is rising from the reactor building. High levels of radiation have complicated entry into the building and further inspection of the situation.

Naturally, fears arose that more uncontrolled meltdowns were in process at the exploded reactor.

This morning, probably in order to assuage fears that it has lost control more than usual, TEPCO released the following statement "Regarding Certain Overseas Reports on Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station." TEPCO's soothing words - "We found no abnormalities in the measured values (indicating the temperature and condition of the Reactor Building), or in the value of the monitoring post (monitoring the amount of radiation), even when the steam-like gas was being generated, therefore we are certain that there has been no influence on the outside. In addition, we measured the amount of radiation at the point from which steam-like gas was generated, and found that its amount was almost the same as for the other neighboring points."

And as everyone knows by now, TEPCO would never lie. Finally, the question of why TEPCO would issue a press release to respond to "media rumors" is an open one.

Full statement from the semi-nationalized company:

Regarding Certain Overseas Reports on Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

Some overseas press outlets are reporting that steam is being generated from Unit 3 at Fukushima Daiichi NPS and its condition is dangerous, releasing radioactive material, and that there were two underground nuclear explosions at the site. However, such information is incorrect, and we have found no change in the status of the plant.

Steam generation on the operating floor at Unit 3, and the detection of highly concentrated radioactive material at groundwater observation holes etc., have been pointed out as the basis for the overseas reports. We respond to these as follows.

- Steam-like gas generated on the operating floor at Unit 3 in Fukushima Daiichi NPS

Since July 2013, steam-like gas has been intermittently observed on the operating floor at Unit 3. The steam-like gas is estimated to emerge via the following sequence.
1) Accumulated hygroscopic moisture, such as rainwater, exists below the shield plug (a lid made of concrete).
2) The hygroscopic moisture is heated by the heat radiated from the top of the Primary Containment Vessel (PCV).
3) The heated hygroscopic moisture is released onto the operating floor via the gap of the shield plug.
4) The released moisture is cooled down by the cool atmosphere, giving it the appearance of a steam-like gas.

We found no abnormalities in the measured values (indicating the temperature and condition of the Reactor Building), or in the value of the monitoring post (monitoring the amount of radiation), even when the steam-like gas was being generated, therefore we are certain that there has been no influence on the outside.
In addition, we measured the amount of radiation at the point from which steam-like gas was generated, and found that its amount was almost the same as for the other neighboring points.

 

- Highly-concentrated radioactive material found at the observation holes

We have been monitoring the groundwater sampled at the observation holes established to investigate the contamination status of groundwater, for the purpose of investigating the effects of the leak of contaminated water from the contaminated water storage tanks in August 2013. At the end of 2013, the measurement value for Tritium, one of the radioactive materials in the water sampled at the observation hole near the tank that suffered leakage, increased from 34,000Bq/L (on December 28) to 450,000Bq/L (on January 1). This increase in the value could be attributed to 1) the contaminated water that previously leaked from the tank soaking into the nearby ground, or 2) the effects of the water pumping* (*we have been pumping up the contaminated groundwater at the nearby observation holes, however the amount being pumped up was temporarily decreased at the end of 2013). The value decreased to 17,000Bq/L on January 8. Highly concentrated tritium (almost equivalent concentration level) was found in this observation hole in the past, and the highest concentrated tritium 790,000Bq/L was also found here on October 17, 2013.

- Earthquake on December 31, 2013

Some overseas press outlets reported that underground nuclear explosions caused several quakes with magnitudes of 5.1 and 3.6.
According to the Japanese Meteorological Agency, 13 earthquakes (with a maximum magnitude of 5.4) occurred and originated in the north part of Ibaraki Prefecture on December 31 2013. None of these earthquakes was caused by Fukushima Daiichi NPS. We also found no accidents or trouble etc. in Fukushima Daiichi NPS.

 

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Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:28 | 4318778 wisehiney
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"So that agent orange stuff only kills plants? OK, thanks Sarge."

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:31 | 4318789 negative rates
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Well send 8 guys in a boat to measure the activity and report back when they don't feel good. 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:42 | 4318811 SilverIsKing
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That Nightline piece the other night looked like it was done as a puff piece to cover up what's really happening and to assuage any fears of those in the US who may panic due to high levels of radiation making its way here.

Give it a few months and let's see how Cecilia Vega is feeling...unless of course she did the whole piece from a sound stage.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:45 | 4318818 i-dog
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"almost the same as for the other neighboring points"

Soooo...the whole area is highly radioactive? That's encouraging ... err, isn't it?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:48 | 4318826 Lost My Shorts
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Among the many emerging effects of Fukushima radiaton is that "My Little Pony" now has a significant fan base among young men.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/rise-of-the-bronies/

Ok, admittedly the link to Fukushima is still controversial, but I can't think of any other possible explanation.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:48 | 4318828 Big Slick
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YouTube already captured the cloud news:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaYUqXAmXRQ

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:34 | 4318955 1000 splendid suns
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The comments to this post leave me a little concerned, bordering on yahoo news quality. The real fact of the matter is this disaster is many multiples worse than being reported. Taking the time to digest the massive amount of info reported at these two sites might be worth it, at least to anyone who doesn't come on here and just post sarc.
http://hatrickpenryunbound.com/
http://www.jimstonefreelance.com/fukushima1.html

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:53 | 4319063 Xibalba
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Stop taking the end of the world so seriously 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:28 | 4319297 Boris Alatovkrap
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In Japanese...

Ui aru ekusuperienso hebi rein in fyucha. Rekomendo yu aru uea redo* koto.

(*Japanese element "lead" and color "red" is sound same.)

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 22:04 | 4321623 mjcOH1
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"Ok, admittedly the link to Fukushima is still controversial, but I can't think of any other possible explanation."

After a high rad dose, the testicles are the first to say 'sayonara'.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 10:06 | 4319123 Hippocratic Oaf
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1000

It's the comment section. Who cares?

The content of the article is the only thing that needs to be taken serious (or not).

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 11:20 | 4319379 MsCreant
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Gallows humor.

We were always fucked. Sooner or later. (Please refer to website motto).

They have probably done it sooner. I am working my Kubler Ross stages like an AA participant working the 12 steps.

I think the guys might say "Whooo Ahhh!" at this point. 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:55 | 4318836 max2205
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Maybe she will grow a 3rd boob and the cat will be out of the bag...

 

Good news is that ACA should cover everything except $20,000

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:57 | 4318851 Frozen IcQb
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Abe said they're toasting marshmellow...nothing to see here...move along.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:35 | 4318956 BandGap
Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:12 | 4318881 ziggy59
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Their translation.."We lie, you die..paybacks a bitch for both A bombs"

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:32 | 4318794 GetZeeGold
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Nuke it from orbit.....it's the only way to be sure.

 

We'd better get back cause they mostly come out at night......mostly.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:37 | 4318802 Bearwagon
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Well, that's great. This is just fucking great, man. Now what the fuck are we supposed to do?  ;-)

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:39 | 4318807 Popo
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"Hey Vasquez, have you ever been mistaken for a man?"

"No.  Have you?"

 

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:41 | 4318809 NoDebt
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Go out there with all those bugs crawing around?  No thanks, man.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:45 | 4318817 Headbanger
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I hear Iran is willing to take the entire Fukishima plant off their hands for dirt cheap!

It's so nice to see Iran being such a help !

 

/sarc

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:55 | 4318839 monkeyboy
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That's beautiful, man. Oh man, that that... that just beats it all... 

How long 'til it blows? 

Four hours. With a blast radius of 30 kilometers; equal to about 40 megatons. 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 15:27 | 4320552 PTR
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"No more than 10 to 20 million killed.  Tops."

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:39 | 4318806 disabledvet
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Perhaps we should warn them in advance this time.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 11:31 | 4319423 americanspirit
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Good Sarc Wisehiney - My wife's brother was a doc in Vietam and several years after returnng home from two tours, during which he was sprayed regularly with Agent Orange PLUS whatever other stuff the mad chemists of Monsanto were experimenting with, he self-diagnosed with M.S. His VA claim was,of course, turned down. So the whole family - lawyers, accountants, librarians etc got to work and we managed to assemble a portfolio of evidence that included internal memos from Monsanto that proved conclusively that they knew Agent Orange (+) was going to kill American troops. So my father-in-law, a high-powered lawyer, took the evidence to DC and, using his considerable clout, managed to sit down with DOD and Monsanto lawyers and laid out the evidence. Without any hesiaton an offer was made - we'll approve a substantial settlement for your son, plus guarantee all his medical bills, plus pay his widow a nice pension, but the deal is that all this paperwork stays with us and nobody in your family ever says a word. The deal was done, the evidence was buried, my brother-in-law died in a few years, and that was that.

If this happened once it must have happened a thousand times. Monsanto is no different from I.G. Farben - both are war criminal entities.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:07 | 4319587 wisehiney
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We are learning who the enemy is.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:45 | 4319758 TheReplacement
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I hate to rain on your parade but so is anyone who helped cover it up by taking a check...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:28 | 4318779 Moe Hamhead
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Just the usual---highly radioactive killer cloud---nothing out of the ordinary here!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:44 | 4318814 outofideas
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All hail the glow cloud!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 10:28 | 4319213 Clever Name
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No worries, its just water, ya know, steam like that stuff that comes out of your teapot.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:28 | 4318780 Grande Tetons
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Steam like gas as in government like truth

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:38 | 4318805 FullFaithAndCretin
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Or bullshit-like press releases

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:53 | 4319054 PT
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GT:  They might be "honest".  It could be "Steam like gas", as in, "With this many contaminants, can we still call it steam?"  or "What do you call steam with high concentrations of deuterium and tritium?"

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:30 | 4318783 q99x2
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At least it hasn't exploded again.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:31 | 4318786 JackT
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Yet

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:33 | 4318795 negative rates
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Baby volcano's don't explode until they become adults.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:31 | 4318784 JackT
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TEPCO doesn't realize how irrelevant it has become.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:32 | 4318792 Bearwagon
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Those assholes should tell us quite a bit more than readings of Tritium levels. If this steam derives from criticality, there'd have to be a very notable spike in Iodine 131 release. And it would be very interesting to get readings about fission products, like Strontium and Cesium, and heavy transuranics, like Plutonium. The more TEPCO admits - the more they lie to us!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:35 | 4318797 negative rates
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Alright, you come with the 8 guys and I'll supply the boat.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:37 | 4318803 Bearwagon
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Deal!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:56 | 4318845 negative rates
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Okay, you can start today, right after I change the oil in the boat, we need to make certain they get there first.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:36 | 4318799 disabledvet
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Hold on...we're tapering. Once we're done we'll send over what's his name.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:39 | 4318808 Byte Me
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This kind of Bullshit might work on your domestic sheeple Titco, but did you actually MEASURE anything?

Just have to love the implied assertion that the PV still has a 'lid' in their graphic...

 

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:46 | 4318820 Musashi Miyamoto
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I'm just glad they are on top of this one... I mean... they wouldn't lie to us... would they?... that's such a dirty word... let's just call it creative story telling...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:00 | 4318859 tnquake
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Is that a radiation detector in your pocket or are you just glad to see me?

http://m5.paperblog.com/i/69/698374/fukushima-lies-cant-trust-tepco-info...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:49 | 4318829 Silver Garbage Man
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How long until the west coast of North America is evacuated?
Remember...... He who panics first panics best.
Japan is a write off. Get out now!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:51 | 4318832 Shrapnel
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If Tepco is so concerned about the people's worries regarding the Fukushima Daichi plant, perhaps they might try answering this question: Where the fuck are the cores of reactors 1, 2 and 3??

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:56 | 4318838 El Hosel
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.... Thats hot and so are the Neighbors. WTF, just raise the Ceiling on Rad Exposure and call it good, so far that has been working.

 

"we measured the amount of radiation at the point from which steam-like gas was generated, and found that its amount was almost the same as for the other neighboring points."

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:34 | 4318947 Mister Ponzi
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"almost the same"... If it had been lower they would have said it. So, it was higher than the "other neigboring points". By how much? Depends on your definition of "almost the same".

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:55 | 4318837 Quinvarius
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That explains the news blackout and why Japan threatened to throw journalists in jail under new state secrecy laws around that time.  I am going to buy some of Alex Jones' nascent iodine today.  It really is the cheapest I have found so far.  It is game over.  The pacific is dying.  The US is being radiated.  Sucks.  I like fish.  But I won't eat it anymore.  Not even Long John Silver's.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:12 | 4318879 giggler321
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Now their is good in bad, I mean even the 1% can't escape the nuclear stuff and tablets only go so far, sums to what happens, happens to all!  socialism does exist, if only while we talk the planet together...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 11:20 | 4319382 SAT 800
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If you were rational, but paranoid, you could monitor your fish purchases with a radiation meter; but if you're paranoid and irrational, I suppose you'll have to give up eating fish. Why are you so eager to believe nonsense?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 08:57 | 4318852 cheetahbaby
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If you plan on staying in the northern hemisphere, better find a place under the influence of the "polar easterlies". That, or some place like the coast of Argentina or Mozambique. Not many good choices here....

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:06 | 4318869 EastCoast90
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Bullish on being able to develop super powers from radiation fallout.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:07 | 4318870 ParkAveFlasher
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Nice diagram, high tech schematic in too-dee.  Made by intelligent people, for intelligent people.  That blue cloud looks like they are covering up a mothra doodle.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:33 | 4318935 Swarmee
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Is that MS Paint??

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:14 | 4318885 Fix It Again Timmy
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NOTHING to worry about, some duct tape came loose; more duct tape on the way ASAP...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:14 | 4318886 The Heart
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One can say what ever, but stay out of the fresh snow and rains:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S633I3C08jo&feature=c4-overview&list=UUHE...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:18 | 4318895 verbot
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Verbot..exe.. load extinction protocol alpha beta gamma..ext1abg online...do you wish to reformat the earth? Warning..all data will be lost!...press ¥ to continue...

West coast.... alaska....entire pacific....middleAmerica... 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:23 | 4318903 Papasmurf
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I don't understand why the international communiity hasn't stepped in to take this problem away from these incompetents. 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:29 | 4318918 layman_please
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last time i checked international community is the corporations.

there is no problem until our international community says so, so frankly, i have no idea what you are talking about. everybody, move along now.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:29 | 4318922 hooligan2009
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there isn't a steady stream of qualified nuclear engineers willing to line up to die to save half the planet being contaminated and the other half not knowing if they are affected

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:34 | 4318937 hooligan2009
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oops...duplicate...asked for re-transmission...let me check my tritium batteries

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:33 | 4318938 Silver Garbage Man
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Who would want to get involved with this, it is not going to get better in our lifetimes.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:47 | 4319025 hardcleareye
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Japan has no money to pay for the fix and to much pride to beg. 

Think of what happened to the USSR and Chernobyl, $15 B 1986 dollars of direct cost that the USSR fessed up to.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:24 | 4318905 verbot
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Fat finger hit the ¥ key...we boned..

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:29 | 4318919 verbot
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Seriously,  I use the yen symbol on purpose...stop feeding into their delusion there is any business to do other than fix our mistake of giving a bunch of superstitous culturally stunted pacific islanders a shaky old reactor on a faultline next to the sea.. how that got out of committee is a mystery...

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:32 | 4318932 Johnny Cocknballs
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It's clear there isn't one bona fide scientician here.

Not one word about Midi-chlorian levels!

Think of the fucking children, you fucking fucks!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:34 | 4318949 Tall Tom
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It needs to be cleaned up immediately. I don't have that much longer to live. I do not have a family. I'd go and get burned up. I have no problem with that. Somebody, probably many people, are going to have to do it. The Death Toll will be high.

 

Hey Tepco??? Got your ears on for volunteers?

 

Any other volunteers?

 

If it is not done then we are all Walking Dead men anyway. It ain't the radiation that'll kill ya if something is not done about it..

 

Something much worse is in the cards.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:47 | 4319028 wisehiney
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That's what I call making it count. fwiw, I'd contribute to a "Tall" monument in your memory.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:49 | 4319782 waterhorse
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How about 'volunteering' the C-Suite at TEPCO and GE?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:34 | 4318952 alibi
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A pair of conjoined gray whale calves have been found dead off the coast of Mexico, in what scientists believe could be the first discovery of its kind.

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/conjoined-gray-whale-cal...

 

all righty then.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:41 | 4319000 verbot
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Have a scientastic day ...meatbags..bots like the calm after a good radiation storm...clears out the vermin so me and kurzweil can plan our launch into space together in peace...

Fukushima diary..fairewinds.org(site is updated but still needs work).. enenews (aggregator of news sources).. even christian agitator aJones has good segments on fukushima (if you can sit thru the drama and etc...)

Just a few decent basic outlets ofinformation. Iori on fukushima diary reads japanese and translates good info)..

Justin case you meatbags want to live a bit longer.. 

Oh bender where have you gone?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:52 | 4319049 d edwards
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According to the diagram, this is caused by global warming, right? :-D

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:51 | 4319044 verbot
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Just kurzweil me and bender rodriguez in an infinite game of cards drinking and the occasional tearful..."Kill all Humans" to remember all the suckers who let us win the game..

But bender was lost and japan pushed theExtinction button first and I am here working for this schlep kurzweil who seems less and less like a buddy i want aroundfor all time..(smells like mothballs I think)))maybe one last "kill all humans" is in order....

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:51 | 4319045 stonecoldbrokei...
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We have a new pope!

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:53 | 4319055 KickIce
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Here'sthe Reader's Digest condensed version; SNAFU.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 11:47 | 4319494 Ungaro
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Or are you going to believe your lieing eyes?

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:03 | 4319560 Stuck on Zero
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Why don't they dig a hole two miles deep beside the reactors and push the whole mess down the shaft and cover it over?

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:31 | 4319681 steveo77
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Might work, that ground water is a bitch though, and the contamination runs deep already.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:05 | 4319572 Cornholiovanderbilt
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And He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or cyring, or pain; the first things have passed away. Revelation 21:4

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:32 | 4319686 steveo77
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1986 Chernobyl – 195 days till containment. A single uranium powered nuclear plant without plutonium (MOX) fuel and NO spent fuel pools, located far from any ocean in the middle of what was then the Soviet Socialist Republic of Ukraine was running at low power had a partial meltdown, exploded and burned for ten days until an army of half a million “liquidators” buried it and entombed it in a concrete sarcophagus. It sent a plume of radioactive particles 2 kilometers into the atmosphere – equivalent in toxicity to 400 Hiroshima bombs. It contaminated forty percent of Europe and Central Asia. A thousand kilometers in all directions are permanently contaminated. It has slowly killed a million people and destroyed the DNA of millions more.

vs

2011 Fukushima – 1034 days still no containment. Three uranium and plutonium powered nuclear plants and four large spent fuel pools, located on the shores of Eastern Japan were running at full power, had triple "China Syndrome" meltdowns, exploded and two hundred tons of radioactive fuel burned up into the atmosphere and burned down into the groundwater aquifer that empties into the Pacific Ocean. For over two and a half years an army of ten thousand down on their luck contract workers have tried to mop it up and then filter and save the mop water. It didn’t work. It can never be stopped. It sent a plume of radioactive particles 5 kilometers into the atmosphere – equivalent in toxicity to 6000+ Hiroshima bombs. It has permanently contaminated 50 percent of Japan and portions of East Asia. Three thousand square kilometers of the Pacific and growing are permanently contaminated. It has begun to slowly kill millions of people in the northern hemisphere and destroy the DNA of billions more for generations to come.

sources and citations intentionally withheld to irritate banana suckers.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:33 | 4319695 steveo77
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NRC says they were the purchasers of 14M Potassium Iodide (KI) I had a few questions for the NRC concerning their roundabout purchase of 14 million Potassium Iodide tablets.
______________________________ _____________________________

I suggest you drop in an ask your own questions, maybe Libbe could interview them on the Hot Seat, that would be fun.

http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.com/2014/01/nrc-says-they-were-purchase...


Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:35 | 4319703 hangemhigh77
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You friggin idiots!! The radiation increase and steam is from the homeless workers eating lunch with red plates and red utensils.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:37 | 4319711 steveo77
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At an Alaska test site, Fukushima created the same level of nuclides from 2000 miles away, as a real large atomic bomb at ground zero.  

Hard to believe, full on truth, and comes from a 300 page report by US Gov in summer of 2011.

http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.com/2014/01/further-analysis-on-2011-al...

Orig post with the tables

http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.com/2014/01/cd134-cs137-ratio-and-food-...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:40 | 4319725 steveo77
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From early videos, here are screen captures showing MOX and experimental fuels laying raw on top the rubble.

This truth is plain as these pro nuke type now claim that there was no release of uranium or plutonium.   Wow.

 

http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.com/2014/01/mox-and-experimental-fuel-l...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:42 | 4319737 Bunga Bunga
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NPR and California Department of Public Health appear on document with nuclear-related U.S. entities ‘working together’ with Tepco to ‘disseminate’ Fukushima-related information

http://enenews.com/npr-and-california-department-of-public-health-appear...

STAY CALM. EVERYTHING IS FINE IN FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI. MEDIA HAVE IT UNDER CONTROL.

 

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:43 | 4319745 steveo77
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Fukushima 4 was not a hydrogen explosion, nor was Reactor 3, they were a type of nuclear explosion... on 3 you saw the video.   4 had a huge fire and blew up the next day....and they covered up the video, apparently destroyed it because it never surfaced.

http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.com/2013/12/fukushima-unit-4-was-not-hy...

 

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 12:46 | 4319769 waterhorse
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Cue Ann Coultergeist:  “There is a growing body of evidence that radiation in excess of what the government says is actually good for you and actually reduces cancer.”

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 16:44 | 4320821 entropy93
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Give me a break. When the meltdowns where happening UC Berkeley published fallout reports every day. If we where getting major fallout again we'd see groups like UCB who actually know nuclear safety saying something. 

People walk around with gieger counters, find some mildly radioactive minerals and then decide its Fukushima. 

 

Sat, 01/11/2014 - 19:19 | 4323688 steveo77
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Uh, where do you think they get a good amount of funding from....US Gov, which gave japan the BP playbook.

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