Guest Post: New International Report Shreds Japan's Carefully Constructed Fukushima Scenario

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Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:50 | 1842050 AngryGerman
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yeah, i just wait until all the toxic garbage gonna arrive at your west coast! buahahahaha!

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:04 | 1842127 topcallingtroll
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Go easy on steinlager here. He is just an angry german with gallows humor. He actually loves us americans, dont you?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:09 | 1842154 dwdollar
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Overall, I think this is going to bullish for Nuclear power. Up is down. Left is right. War is peace.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:52 | 1842660 trav7777
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we'll see how long the "100s" of years of NG lasts us before the lights go the fuck out.

Nuclear was the technosalvation that PO-deniers always trotted out.  Now this shit is off the table indefinitely.  What Fukushima has shown us is that the Mark 1 BWR is a faulty design (we all should have known this already; it's from fucking the 50s) and that LT storage of waste has been PUNTED by politicans since NPPs came into existence.

These plants were supposed to have been decommissioned by now yet they remain waiting for that black swan to cause a radiological catastrophe precisely because people can't behave like adults and have adult conversations.  So they push these reactors to 40, 50 years lifespan to finally get a positive ROI out of them and because nobody will allow any new ones to replace them.

There have been better designs for at least 30 years.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:23 | 1842229 AngryGerman
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of course i love you guys. and california will get a lot of money from japan. bailout!!

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 15:15 | 1842425 Hook Line and S...
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Mr German,

Do you know why Germany has shut down many of their reactors... timed quite conspicuously with the Fukushima incident?

; )

(rhetorical)

Hook Line and Sphincter  ( ! )J

Wed, 03/28/2012 - 08:50 | 2296873 jaffa
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Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:16 | 1842492 HedgeCock
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Possibly TEPCO and J gov will be bankrupt by then.  Chernobyl helped bankrupt the former Soviet Union.  And that was just one FUBARed reactor.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 16:17 | 1842951 arizona11912
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Simon Black is a lier. Now supposedly he's Taiwan according to his email. He was no where near the Fukushima plants.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 16:18 | 1842952 arizona11912
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Simon Black is a lier. Now supposedly he's Taiwan according to his email. He was no where near the Fukushima plants.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:29 | 1842557 slewie the pi-rat
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it's already here, angry_titZ!  also alaska fisheries, and vancouver;  also we are getting a lot of iodine, which yes, has a short half-life, compared to cesium, but, when it's coming 24/7/365 is the short half-life really that comforting? 

the rain in the pacific NW is a bit hot, not just the oceans!  they fuking incinerated a massive amount of rice straw and other stuff that was, technically, nuclear waste

whoever wrote this is just summarizing some report.  these facts were discussed on zeroHedge last april, around tax-time...

but, the tent is up @ fuk_u #1, BiCheZ!!!!  (according to arnie): Fairewinds Associates, Inc | Leveling the Playing Field

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 16:15 | 1842939 Cathartes Aura
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past few days have seen amazing displays of sky-spraying in the PNW, taking out blue skies with a filmy net of cloud creating toxins, such that overnight dense fogs happen, trapping in anything that's "up there" and making sure everyone gets their "democratic" dose. . .

sheesh, it's almost like they do it deliberately. . .^^

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:52 | 1842066 CaptFufflePants
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I noticed US news stopped covering Fukushima when school started. Why? I saw pictures on NHK of 6 year old kids walking to school with radiation badges hanging from their necks. Imagine images of kindergarten kids wearing radiation sensors walking to school beamed into the homes of every American on the nightly news?

 

Yeah that shit was never gonna happen.

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:52 | 1842067 Forgiven
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Exactly why I posted the link onto GW's latest Fuku update.  Thanks TD for putting the whole article here.  Toxic sushi for everyone, forever.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:55 | 1842080 RacerX
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It is amazing to me how the Japanese people tolerate the blatent lying by their leadership. Talk about subservience..

and in saying that, I think we can extrapolate this to the rest of the globe. Talk about being fed a steady diet of lies.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:04 | 1842129 Raskolnikoff
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well, first step was to convince them to abort their children, second step, themselves...course, could be reasonably argued when you abort your children you are effectively doing that to yourself anyway. when you allow that to be done to any child.... no man is an island, eh?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:55 | 1842388 Abitdodgie
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Thats right because Americans would never put up with there leaderships blatent lying , wait, no ,edit delete.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 15:59 | 1842886 Clycntct
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Your so polite. "diet of lies." 

Me showing my backround.

Diet of Horse Shit.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:54 | 1842084 BigInJapan
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Ironic how now the safe vegetables here in Japan are imported from China.
Went out for sushi tonight and ate the farmed Canadian salmon and farmed Taiwanese eel.
You couldn't pay me enough to eat Japanese fish.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:07 | 1842136 topcallingtroll
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That sucks.

Cuz the japanese fish was always the best, even the farmed compache or however you spell it. That small yellowtail variant.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:13 | 1842172 jiggerjuice
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kanpachi. the major yellowtail farms are in the south. should be safe, since the water flows upwards from fuku.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:04 | 1842361 Carlyle Groupie
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From what I read in a different article. The radiation levels in the ocean water surrounding Fukushima are very high because the currents DO NOT disperse the water, rather keeps it in place and concentrated.

I cannot find the link but I think it was on enews.

I would like to challenge this article. Is there a form I need to fill out?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:08 | 1842143 11b40
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And you knew the source how, exactly?

Did you read it on the menu, or did the sushi chef tell you?  Or, maybe you brought along your geiger counter.

Seriously not trying to be a smart ass, but how do any of us know the true source of what we are served?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 15:19 | 1842742 Hook Line and S...
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It bites having to read eeevvveeerrrything, then extrapolate. Doesn't it.

Not even Evelyn Woods can help us now.

 

 ( ! )J

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:56 | 1842085 DormRoom
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I have no idea how anyone can be bullish on Japan.. without electricity growth, you can't have productivity growth.

 China's growth over the last decade could have been higher, if not capped by copper (necessary for their electricity grid) & oil bottlenecks.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:54 | 1842088 fuu
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I wonder how much has left the facility after mid-July. We have news of ongoing criticality in 3 reactors at Daichi.

What comes after Quadrillion again? Quintillion? Septillion?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:03 | 1842122 spiral galaxy
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The Federal Reserve should know the answer :-)

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 15:22 | 1842753 bluebare
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HOW could you leave sextillion off this list?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:55 | 1842089 Ralph Spoilsport
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Great article TD.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:57 | 1842092 Uchtdorf
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That country will be a colony of China 100 years from now. They have ruined themselves with Rockefeller funding.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:09 | 1842153 11b40
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China may not want the liability.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:03 | 1842424 Carlyle Groupie
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Think landfill...

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:21 | 1842522 HedgeCock
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Yeah, Tokyo Bay landfill.... incinerated radioactive shit going there as I type.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:31 | 1842563 Carlyle Groupie
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The best place to store spent nuke fuel will be at a site located in the mountainside of an old reactor site called Fukushima-Daiichi.

Mark my words, we will have lots of it in the future.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 15:21 | 1842752 Hook Line and S...
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Radioactive golden showers and geiger monitored bukkake

 ( ! )J

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 16:23 | 1842980 Cathartes Aura
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perhaps this is the "goal" of the exercise, for those who think in "whole earth" scenarios, absent the imaginary lines they draw in their farmed animals minds (fictive nationstates) - if you're looking at the planet as your plaything, an island for your toxic shit toy-let?  plausible. . .

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:54 | 1842671 trav7777
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what will be, Mongolia?  Because Japan conquers china, not the opposite

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 16:05 | 1842908 Reptil
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the socialist republic of Mongolia signed contracts with american nuclear industry giants this summer to allow the rich uranium deposits to be mined, and nuclear waste to be "stored" in this country.

anything for a buck eh? -__-

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 12:58 | 1842099 earnulf
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We continue to see more and more governmental disinformation as situation after situation explodes or goes up in flames or is hit by a natural or man-made disaster.

The sheeple are considered expendible.   Why cause them stress by telling them about problems that the government has no idea of how to deal with or correct.    Gulf Oil flows, we have no idea what problems corexit caused by indiscriminate dispersal.    Fukishima, we can't call back the cesium, so lets not wreck the Pacific seafood industry and tourism by telling them their eventual tumors were caused by governmental incompetence and denials.   Economic problems?   Let's continue to baffle them with bullshit until the whole thing comes apart at the seams and then well simply say that No one could have seen it coming.

Thank God for ZH and blogs like it that tell us what the propaganda machine won't

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:09 | 1842147 Raynja
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Your cancer is not from exposure to radiation or corexit, it is from the oral sex you preformed you infidel.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:14 | 1842180 Ralph Spoilsport
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Preformed oral sex! Ha ha ha you moron.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:09 | 1842455 11b40
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Maybe you can get that in a pouch, like MRE's...just add water.  Yum.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:51 | 1842462 Raynja
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Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:00 | 1842412 Abitdodgie
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November 9th the internet gets shut down , only for 3 min ,but what possible desaster would call for the Government stopping all communications in America , let me think was it somthing to do with cake , France, and poor people.

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:05 | 1842111 squexx
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I wonder when I should stop buying canned tuna?

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:10 | 1842157 Ralph Spoilsport
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Looks like we need to take geiger counters to the grocery store from now on.

 

http://www.agoracosmopolitan.com/news/intrnational/2011/08/15/605.html

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:18 | 1842198 Ewe235
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Stay away from the bananas... they are highly radioactive.

 

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 13:44 | 1842348 Landrew
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Bananas are only slightly radioactive:) 1.48 mev gammas Potassium 40 with a half life of 1.2 billion years.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6Q7VfWdgEg

Thu, 11/03/2011 - 14:25 | 1842534 Carlyle Groupie
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"I wonder when I should stop buying canned tuna?"

The day Fukushima happened I went to Sams Club and bought 3 cases. She asked why so much. I said this is the last Tuna that we will ever eat.

**watching as the expiration day approaches**

Pre-Fukushima tuna is tradeable.

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