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Three Years later, Japan Finally Tells The Truth: More Fuel Melted At Fukushima

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After years of obfuscation and, simply put, lies; TEPCO has admitted in a new report that more nuclear fuel had melted at the Fukushima nuclear reactor than previously stated. While this is dreadful news, it gets worse, as the report further confirms that despite Abe's promises and TEPCO's state-funded efforts to build ice-walls, it may miss an important deadline binding it to clean radioactive water stored inside the Fukushima nuclear plant. Bloomberg reports officials commenting "we are doing everything we can do," but it appears, that is not enough as tens of thousands of tons of toxic water are expected to remain at the site by the imposed deadline.

 

As NHK reports, the meltdown was far more significant that originally publicly stated...

Tepco finds meltdown of the fuel at Fukushima Dai-Ichi No. 3 nuclear reactor began at about 5am on March 13, 2011, five hours earlier than co. previously estimated, NHK reports, citing co.’s latest findings.

 

Most of the fuel may have melted through the base of the reactor into the containment vessel by 6am the next day: NHK

And now we find that TEPCO's clean-up plans are failing...

TEPCO's attempt at removing toxic cancer-causing substances from the reactor's waters may exceed the stated deadline. Earlier, TEPCO's president pledged to terminate the filtering process by the end of March 2015.

 

The country’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga confirmed the deadline to journalists. The official, though, did not clarify the penalties TEPCO face if it failed to meet the target date.

 

The isotope Strontium-90 is believed to cause cancerous diseases. It has a half-life of about 30 years and can be deposited in fish bones. The fear of the radioactive substance's presence in the water has already become the reason for South Korea’s ban on seafood imports from Japan.

 

As of July 29, the site had more than 370,000 tons of water contaminated with radiation, with its levels rising at a rate of 400 tons a day. The measures taken by TEPCO included the launch of the so-called ALPS filtration system, capable of cleaning about 500 tons of water daily. The system is set to be expanded to process more than 600 tons a day additionally starting September. Also, another system to filter about 425 tons daily is to be launched in October.

 

However, even with the use of additional facilities, such as the U.S.-based Kurion Corporation’s truck-mounted filtration system, Bloomberg expects tens of thousands of tons of toxic water to remain at the site by the imposed deadline. Familiar with Bloomberg’s data, TEPCO's spokesperson has said: "We are doing everything we can do."

And then there's this...

Police have arrested four people on Saturday on suspicion of defrauding Tokyo Electric Power Co. of ¥12 million in nuclear compensation.

 

The four included a 42-year-old former official of a Tokyo nonprofit organization that does paperwork on behalf of clients for claiming damages from TEPCO from harmful rumors related to the March 2011 nuclear accident at the company’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.

 

They are suspected of filing false claims in April and May 2012 that an event company, based in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, faced a raft of cancellations from its customers due to concerns over radiation exposure.

 

The company was not actually operating, according to the police.

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We anxiously await Shinzo Abe's statement of calm and that everything's ok...because he has been so honest so far. But we leave it to TEPCO to conclude:

"We have been saying that we cannot say when the (restart) will be," a TEPCO spokesman said.

 

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Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:58 | 5053329 Sudden Debt
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Isn't anybody going to cry on television??

 

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:05 | 5053353 Sudden Debt
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It's okay, most of the nuclear fallout goes to America and it kind of shields Europe from the dangerous stuff.

thank god...

So don't worry! We'll be fine!

 

 

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:07 | 5053365 freewolf7
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Thanks, zh. If it wasn't for you, I'd still be eating Pacific seafood.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:13 | 5053388 pods
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If dophins were as shitty as people they would be laughing their little asses off.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiji_dolphin_drive_hunt

Karma is a bitch.  Let the Japs eat all their seafood.

pods

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:31 | 5053461 daemon
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" I'd still be eating Pacific seafood. "

I'm still eating salmon from Alaska (at least, that's what is written on the packages)....

I still have only 2 balls....... for the time being.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:02 | 5053973 Seek_Truth
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Hope you're using a Geiger counter before putting that crap in your body.

Not to mention the mercury.

http://freedomoutpost.com/2014/07/millions-sea-creatures-dying-pacific-c...

Canary in a coal mine.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:23 | 5054968 Jack Napier
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As if all the pink slime, wood pulp, and feces in the food that's been served throughout the US for years is any better. Then there's contrails, fluoride in the water... the list goes on. There's no escaping exposure to toxins. If you have a garden none of that matters. Fruits and veggies will always be superior to pharma. Sure the contrails are putting aluminum in the soil and killing the bees, but once Alzheimer's sets in you won't care. For those who don't know, berries and greens can cure cancer. It's not rocket science. _____ in, _____ out.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 15:09 | 5055285 SilverDOG
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Jack Napier

 

 

Greenhouse and water filtration.

Pretend you are in orbit.

Which in reality; we are.

Sun, 08/10/2014 - 05:09 | 5072146 Adahy
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You said it.  Don't forget the herbs and nuts too.  Most herbs are ridiculously easy to grow and many will overwinter and even thrive during the cold season in most places.
What isn't mentioned enough is the food quality.  Nothing else comes even close.  With a nice garden, you eat like a king every night for pennies.

How are your gardens doing ZH?
Mine is really making me happy this year.  Bumper year for peppers, squash, toms, pears, and maize in my area.  We start canning jellys and jams this week.
One of the mildest summers we have had in a while thanks to the occasional arctic blast that seems to come along just when it's starting to really heat up.
Winter is going to be a bitch though.
All the more reason to put up another greenhouse.  It's nice always having a project to work on.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:37 | 5055081 daemon
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" Canary in a coal mine. "

I guess I, too, will play that role.

 

Thanks for the link.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 19:14 | 5056462 Seeing Red
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Seek_Truth -- consider this:

http://www.modifilan-seaweed-extract.com

Works great with heavy metals (I had mercury poisoning [from giant amounts of tuni sashimi] and other mishaps), but there is an art to using it correctly.  Take too much and it will start removing good minerals like zinc, copper, and even iron.  I was turned onto the product by a biochemist.  Does NOT remove aluminum, so if you're getting pre-Alzheimer's brain fog, lay off the processed food (their salt has aluminum) and exercise till you're sweaty or use a steam room.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:01 | 5057287 The_Prisoner
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Dandelion root tea is a good chelating agent. The leaves can be eaten as salad too.

Free, grows everywhere and it works. That's why you don't hear about it on the tube. 

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 13:03 | 5054630 WillyGroper
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my fish monger told me last week they no longer get anything from AK or west coast.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:34 | 5055100 daemon
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" my fish monger told me last week they no longer get anything from AK or west coast. "

In Switzerland, when I buy wild salmon, according to what is written on the package, it comes from AK.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:55 | 5055219 WillyGroper
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When I eat salmon now, there's an atlantic source called duck trap. 

It's some of the best i've had. Can we believe in the labels with so much food fraud?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 15:14 | 5055308 daemon
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" Can we believe in the labels with so much food fraud? "

Probably not, you are right. I don't even know if it's really "wild salmon" in fact.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 15:20 | 5055327 SilverDOG
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Sincerely try Scottish Salmon, as it is not grain fed, fish fed, and is far superior to US Atlantic salmon.

I have worked the AK fishing boats and chefs line is 4 star resturants, Scottish takes the cake.

Convinced local sushi resturant to try... they are hooked. 

I am glad they did get hooked, as I do not eat Pacific fish, especially Japanese fish.

No more cohada & friends. :(

Duck Trap is Atlantic salmon and is 25 miles from... right here. 

I will continue to buy Scottish.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:08 | 5053367 outamyeffinway
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Why are world governments tolerating this asinine behavior. Damn Japanese pride! They look like fools.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:12 | 5053380 NoDebt
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Because it can't be fixed.  It can't be contained.  The genie can't be put back in the bottle.

That only leaves one thing to do:  lie.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:13 | 5053397 pods
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How could you misspell the punchline?

The "L" is not even on the same side of the keyboard as "D."

pods

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 19:15 | 5056498 Seeing Red
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Wow -- that is so dark.  I love it.

p.s.  I think I need help.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:22 | 5053428 holgerdanske
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"tens of thousands of tons of toxic water are expected to remain at the site by the imposed deadline."

 

Na I expect it will be drained into the sea on an ongoing basis. If the Japs would just fuck up Japan, it would be their own affair. But this is polluting the rest of the world. This is incompetence of the highest degree, and it suggests there is no competence to decide upon new nu-clear power stations.

This makes the issue international and the rest of the world should be able to block nuclear development of this nature in Japan.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:22 | 5053715 rubiconsolutions
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"tens of thousands of tons of toxic water are expected to remain at the site by the imposed deadline." 

Dasani's new business opportunity....."H2Glow"

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:20 | 5054063 COSMOS
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Back in Chernobyl when they found the molten slag of the reactor core, they discovered that after a few years it started to deteriorate and break down to a fine dust of plutonium and other crap, now imagine these mofos washing this stuff into the ocean and our food supply.

I dont care how big the Pacific Ocean is, it still is a finite body of water, and four reactors worth of plutonium and uranium just might be the end of the world's oceans as we know it.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 13:05 | 5054641 WillyGroper
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check out how they used boron.

3 mg a day keeps the dr. away.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:34 | 5054498 PTR
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Holy-crap!  For-real Nuka-Cola!

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuka-cola#In_games_2

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:44 | 5053533 Metal Minded
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"Why are world governments tolerating this asinine behavior(?)" -

Because they do what they are told by their corporate overlords(Wall St/ Fortune 500).

Fukushima is particularly bad press for GE.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:15 | 5054984 TeMpTeK
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Pssst.... Dont eat the Fukisushi rolls...

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:06 | 5053360 spanish inquisition
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Boehner's too busy with the lawsuit.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:34 | 5053798 Canadian Dirtlump
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I recall people tripping over themselves saying how "this is no chernobyl."

 

They were right - because long term it will be far worse. Between the Japanese government and their pathological insecurity, and the international community looking at their shoes - long term we will have Japan as a wasteland and much of the world enjoying radioactive seafood ( if we're lucky ).

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 08:58 | 5053330 Mister Ponzi
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Is this really the whole truth?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:00 | 5053334 JamesBond
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So help me Budda

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:27 | 5053451 813kml
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Confucius say no.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:03 | 5053351 Took Red Pill
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Good question, since we haven't had the truth so far

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:16 | 5053404 Son of Loki
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So, it wasn't just "a tiny leak" like the Japanese PM told his people?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:00 | 5053339 world_debt_slave
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ebola, war, radiation, drought, what's next?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:10 | 5053363 medium giraffe
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hordes of wild-eyed rapture-tards

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:51 | 5053580 Keyser
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But I made $9500 last month by pimping my GF down on the corner... Life ain't that bad...

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:23 | 5054098 COSMOS
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Let's see after ebola and the drought it would be something much worse, more of Nuland's cookies, Nuland is set to make a re-appearance in Eastern Europe with more cookies.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:32 | 5054487 hidingfromhelis
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More propaganda, more suspension of civil liberties, more militarization internationally and domestically, more cronyism, more inflation...wait, what was the question?

Hell, it doesn't matter.  The above covers most questions these days.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:07 | 5053366 NoDebt
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Well I DID put up the locust netting around my house last week, so.....

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:15 | 5053402 813kml
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Do the Seven Seals still apply if their flippers are fused together?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:43 | 5054542 General Decline
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With enough genetic mutation, can we call it the 7 mermaids?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:45 | 5054547 General Decline
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Actually, upon re-reading that - it wasn't funny or clever at all.  just down arrowed myself.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:22 | 5053432 holgerdanske
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The last World War.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:52 | 5053586 Keyser
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Only if nukes are involved, which by the assertion of some, no longer work... 

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:24 | 5054107 COSMOS
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Who needs a Nuclear World War when you got Fukushima

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:27 | 5054118 sleigher
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No longer work?  They never existed...

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jo7Ytg9ckC0

 

 

 

 

;)

not exactly the one I was looking for.  I like the guy who says that the stars have to be aligned just right for the nukes to work.  

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:24 | 5053443 disabledvet
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HOLLYWOOD!

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:29 | 5053765 thamnosma
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Not one tinseltown blockbuster about Fuckushima in the works. 

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:26 | 5053446 FlyingDutchman
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QE 17

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:28 | 5053450 homiegot
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Hillary

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:44 | 5053539 whirling tword ...
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MOAR War, MOAR radiation, with smoking holes in the ground... accompanied by famine and ebola.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:12 | 5053358 Kirk2NCC1701
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Japan sanctions Prosecutor General of Crimea

http://rt.com/news/178020-crimea-prosecutor-japan-sanctions/

After the 2nd A-bomb, Japan should have asked "Is that all you got?"  and have found out that the answer was "Yes".  Ever since that horribly tragic and War Crime event, Japan has been Ameri-El's "bitch".

That won't change until there is more de-Dollarization, and the USD loses its GRC status:  "<50% of world trade in USD" will be the trigger event.  Bitchez.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:06 | 5053361 Peter Pan
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There is almost something gut wrenching to observe a nation that was once bombed by atomic bombs now having to confront an atomic nightmare of its own making.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:09 | 5053373 NoDebt
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This just in:  Tepco states that no "nuclear events" took place in Hiroshima or Nagasaki in the mid 1940s.  

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:18 | 5053409 Kirk2NCC1701
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And furthermore... "NO War Crimes were committed in targeting vast civilian populations without regard, in the non-use of non-WMDs."

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:57 | 5053567 whirling tword ...
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Civilians are ALWAYS the targets of war... ( even if you don't directly blow them up )... War brings them under heel... to not admit this is just silly.

The thing is that only since WWII have we become in such a way as to not admit this....  WWII was a war fought for survival...  We seem to be willing to bring whole countries down and say we target only military targets...  We fight these new political wars by proxy or even directly for only political or monitary gain and justify it because we only target the resistance....  and then we put the whole country under our heel....  It's not more compassionate... it's less compasionate and allows even more lawlessness.

And what's even worse is that if ( you pick the country ) was rolling down my street, wouldn't you be part of that resistance anyway?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:17 | 5053412 813kml
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I think the US can take most of the blame via its shitty reactor design.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:29 | 5053774 thamnosma
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I don't know, building four along an earthquake fault on the shores of a tsunami zone must count for something.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:11 | 5054015 Seek_Truth
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You forgot cyclones.

Those Japs are geniuses, I tell ya!

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:26 | 5053447 homiegot
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Oh, the irony...

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:13 | 5053381 firstdivision
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South Korea’s ban on seafood imports from Japan

Someone should let South Korea know that radioactive waste in the ocean tends to move with currents and isn't bound by sovereign claimed water area.  Glad those people on the US west coast enjoy their sushi and salmon.  Me personally, I've avoided all seafood and stick to fresh water for my fish since the accident.  Been getting worried about fruits and vegetables grown in California since it’s the moisture from the Pacific that waters it, but then mother nature stopped that problem

 

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:48 | 5053445 813kml
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I've heard that if you wrap sushi in tinfoil and microwave it all the radiations cancel each other out.  

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:34 | 5053794 Amish Hacker
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Right, but only if you keep your head in the microwave while you eat it.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:15 | 5053401 yogibear
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How's the Federal Reserve print-till-your-currency-is-dead experiment working?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:18 | 5053417 williambanzai7
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Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:14 | 5053675 medium giraffe
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Fukupussy

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:20 | 5053425 Crabshacker
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This is years crab fisheries on the wa. Coast was a complete failure, boats basically gave up 2 months before the end. Old timers tell me they've never seen it even close to being this bad. Crab off the boat went as high as 10.50lb when its normal price around that particular time would be around 4.00lb and boats still wouldn't fish because they couldn't catch enough to pay for fuel and crew and make a profit.  

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:23 | 5053431 Kirk2NCC1701
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Crabby season.

Because... Fukushima, Obama, or over-crabbing?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:50 | 5053572 Crabshacker
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Not over fishing, fisheries dept. Keeps tight reins on the fisheries now after the disaster in ak. With the opillio crab a decade ago. Actually quotas have been reduce quite a bit from previous years.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:12 | 5053661 NoDebt
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You're obviously mistaking global warming for a nuclear disaster.  OBVIOUSLY, this calls for a carbon tax.  If we tax carbon you'll have your crabs back.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:37 | 5053496 mastersnark
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Coincidence, I'm sure.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:21 | 5053427 Kirk2NCC1701
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Had The Last Samurai known the extent and depth of the coming Treachery and Treason, he would have committed suiced much sooner.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:25 | 5053736 viahj
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or maybe he should have slain the emperor and his western advisors

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:21 | 5053430 Canucklehead
Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:44 | 5053531 mastersnark
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The same people who deny Nanking are covering up Fukishima? I'm Jack's complete lack of surprise.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:44 | 5053532 mccvilb
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Cesium 134 & 137, Iodine 131, Strontium, Cobalt... and now we are just learning about the scope and breadth of Plutonium 241 being released into the air. It's already made its way to Denmark. Pu 241 breathed or ingested means certain death for any and all creatures and organisms. It's no longer a local 'situation'. We most likely have already crossed our event horizon. Meanwhile nary a word from the Jewish-controlled media or our governments and world health organizations. I guess the good thing is it's not going to be selective about who it kills. 

 

http://enenews.com/new-report-estimates-278-trillion-bq-of-plutonium-rel...

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:59 | 5053618 lakecity55
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"Fuck. Irradiated Blood Zombies."
"At least you can see them in the dark, Willie."
"How much ammo left, Joe?"
"About 4 mags."

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:29 | 5053770 Skip
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Well the Media Bosses and their brethren in Wall Street WANT Whites DEAD, GONE, and THAT is their primary mission statement, not even their own survival but ELIMINATING Whites. That is the ONLY explanation for what they have done whether opening the borders of white nations to 3rd world invasion, or installing Affirmative Action, Government Set asides, bringing in diseased people, or having their mulatto puppet authorize 9 new nuclear power plants after Fukushima blew, well they may end up cheering a world that they have exterminated all life from, even as they, themselves are killed.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:49 | 5053896 Matt
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It can't be that bad, or everyone would have already died from all the releases from the 1950s through 1970s.

Check out Sellefield, that Russian lake that is so radioactive nothing can live near it and people die within like an hour, check out how there are already 50 Fukushimas worth of Cesium-137 in the Pacific from all the nuclear weapons tests.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:49 | 5053565 Anarchy 99
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they have a deadline?  

 I used to love Cali, the state, not the people, now the whole west coast is fucked, and getting worse by the day.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:57 | 5053608 lakecity55
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"Unknown to scientists, the two dangerous elements combined, creating....Fukobola!"

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:01 | 5053622 Anarchy 99
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that is funny, that's my next screen name after I get banned....

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:20 | 5053700 Atomizer
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Fukobola?

They are spinning Rabbit Fever as the next peasant supply and demand health crisis. 

It doesn't get any better than this. 

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:56 | 5053600 lakecity55
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That fish looks like one Homer caught below the plant.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:10 | 5053655 Atomizer
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Storm Halong will hit soon. Cleaning up the problem is of BOJ high hopes. The invisible hand to elevate Dow Jones under carry trade must prevail. 

/sarc

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:17 | 5053681 f16hoser
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I thought the Japanese are/were Honorable people? Guess they're Lying Sacks of Shit just like average Americans.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:28 | 5053767 Atomizer
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The older generations committed suicide. The new just sucks off the government in a State of social media alliance. 

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:57 | 5053938 Matt
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Depends on your code of honor. Apparently, genocide, sex slavery and starving prisoners to death is part of that code of honor, so maybe it is a good thing if that code has died out.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:20 | 5053705 Skip
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There was a time I respected the Chinese and Japanese, but that was out of ignorance. The more I learn about them the more I realize that we, in the West are a different species.

China exporting RADIOACTIVE "consumer" goods to the US, Japan exporting radioactive food to the US, and Japan has been dumping nuclear waste in the Pacific Ocean for decades.

Their treatment of animals in the East and in Mexico etc are an abomination. Frankly it is only people like us who have ANY sense of environmental conservation and humane treatment of animals. But to state it so clearly one is called RACIST and etc.

Well TRUTH then, is racist and politically incorrect.
But the TRUTH is what it is.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:00 | 5053956 Matt
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I don't think these concepts of conservation and animal treatment are genetic. These are cultural norms that we in the west have not even really had as near universal values for very long. It was not so long ago when people here threw garbage on the ground rather than in bins, and only maybe 70 years since Walt Disney and Hollywood used to harm and kill animals in the making of motion pictures for entertainment.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:53 | 5054582 General Decline
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."The more I learn about them the more I realize that we, in the West are a different species."

 

Stormfront had a podcast about that exact topic about 2 months ago. 

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 13:27 | 5054749 WillyGroper
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>>>>>>Their treatment of animals in the East and in Mexico etc are an abomination. Frankly it is only people like us who have ANY sense of environmental conservation and humane treatment of animals.

 

You could use a new pair of glasses. Guess you missed the downer cows getting zapped with cattle prods to be fed to the school lunch program.

Or how about those dead deformed GMO piglets fed to diarhea stricken sows. Yum, yum. 

Truth?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:24 | 5053735 SpinDrift
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* didn't know they turned the original mess off - good to know *

"We have been saying that we cannot say when the (restart) will be," a TEPCO spokesman said.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:38 | 5053831 Amish Hacker
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Thus proving Junker's addage once again: when it gets serious, you have to lie.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:01 | 5053960 Jano
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Happy Olympic games in Japan!

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:17 | 5054040 Seek_Truth
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Why you afretes have rookeemia?

So solly.

Preese no wolly.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:16 | 5054044 Goldbugger
Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:17 | 5054053 Goldbugger
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A massive collapse has happend in the Pacific and nobody is talking about it except the fishermen.

 

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/07/29/1317631/-Alaska-Fisheries-In-Mi...

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:41 | 5054204 THE Taipan
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"You can never tell with the Jappos. They're all six faced and three hearted."

Vasco Rodrigues - Shogun

 

Enough already. If anything can be done to improve the situation let other countries who actually give a damn about the future of the planet get in there and get things done with the Japs paying all monetary costs. Fuck their sovereignty!

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:45 | 5054219 MathWins
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So they admit to this stuff, but what else are they hiding?  You know there is even worse information being hid from the public.  Because Tepco and the Japanese government aren't exactly known for telling the truth on this mess.

My cousin traveled to Japan and spent a week about 50 miles from Fukushima this summer.  I told her she was right out of her mind.  She had never heard of Fukushima, and thought I was nuts to be worried about it.  Well, I tried, my concious is clear.  

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:53 | 5054265 boeing747
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SF bay area is f*cked by radiation from Fuku. August 3rd, a windy low cloud day, my geiger counter briefly read 12 usv/h at Capitol Express and Monterey Highway. Yesterday another low cloud day, geiger briefly ready 12 usv/h at Lawrence Express and Quito road. In my bedroom when window closed geiger read 0.11 usv/h. So if you drive on highway, you may experience 100 times radiation(of background) at some spots. On the section of highway 880 between milpitas and fremont, geiger read 1.7 to 2.4 in the morning of August 3rd.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:56 | 5054288 TradingTroll
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Save yourself and your family.  After Chernobyl the EU funded R&D on removing radiation from the body.  Vitapect which removes 63% of the main radionuclides released by Chernobyl and Fukushima was developed. Www.vitapect.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 15:27 | 5055366 mccvilb
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Orange peels and apple peels will provide the same chelation properties. It's the pectin that does it. Right now there isn't much else other than digging a bomb shelter and planning on moving underground for the next thousand years or so

Unfortunately there are several types of radiation hitting us - alpha, beta, and gamma ray, and it's difficult to quantify toxicities or levels of absorbtion, mostly because:

1. the nuclear industry has muddled the equivalency terms for each, in other words one rad of alpha particles is 20 times more dangerous than one rad of beta or gamma - the oximoronic term the nuclear industry uses is the quality of rads - there are many terms that are difficult to correlate.

(This fellow Michaël Van Broekhoven has done an outstanding job of simplifying it for us laypeople: http://allegedlyapparent.wordpress.com/radioactivity/radiation_units/  and http://allegedlyapparent.wordpress.com/radioactivity/radiation_exposure_...)

2. how cumulative and life threatening the exposure is - it's also dependent on how we are exposed - irradiation, ingestion, breathing - incidentally 5,000 mrem/hour, bend over put your head between your legs and kiss your ass goodbye - it is generally considered fatal.

3. Different kinds of elements affect different organs in our bodies. For example strontium settles in our bones.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 13:25 | 5054737 notadouche
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This gets zero attention while the world is awash in Ebola Fever.  Hmmm...  

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:43 | 5055154 Sid James
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Have they apologised?

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