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“The mainstream media — in print and online — did little to report on health risks to the general population or to challenge the narratives of public officials and their experts,”

News coverage of Fukushima disaster minimized health risks to general population

“It’s shocking to see how few articles discussed risk to the general population, and when they did, they typically characterized risk as low,” said Pascale, who studies the social construction of risk and meanings of risk in the 21st century. “We see articles in prestigious news outlets claiming that radioactivity from cosmic rays and rocks is more dangerous than the radiation emanating from the collapsing Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.”

Also see: The Children of Chernobyl

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In what should be considered an ongoing Crime Against Humanity, poisoning the Pacific Ocean with uncontrolled releases of radioactivity, the Fukushima debacle continues 4 years on.

Fukushima No. 1′s never-ending battle with radioactive water

he nightmare continues at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, which suffered three reactor core meltdowns and is plagued daily by increasing amounts of radioactive water.

FUKUSHIMA 4 YEARS ON

Everyone responsible should, of course, be tried and imprisoned. Tepco should be dissolved and replaced immediately. An international force of experts and aid should descend upon the site and stop the radiation from entering the ocean. Atomic power should be outlawed as an unnecessary risk, and plants shut down permanently.

Fukushima Cancers

Posted: February 9, 2015 in -
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Already, 85 children have had surgeries for thyroid cancer, there are 112-113 children who are suspected of having cancer. When children get cancers it progresses very quickly. The former person in charge of health, Yamashita Shunichi, said it would be only a 1 in a million chance of children getting any kind of cancer because of radiation. But he was lying. Right now, it’s like 1 in 3,000 — it’s an epidemic

The head of the National Cancer Research Center estimated right now in Fukushima the rate of cancer has gone up 61 times. And yet the gov’t and also the hospitals related to the gov’t are saying this is not because of radiation.

Report From Fukushima And The Abe Government Expansion And Export Of Nuclear Plants

USS REAGAN DECONTAMINATED FROM RADIOACTIVE PLUME

‘Uncertain Radiological Threat': US Navy Sailors Search for Justice after Fukushima Mission

After looking into the case, they contacted over 500 sailors who had become ill after the mission in Japan. Two-hundred-fifty of them answered and their stories form the backbone of the case they hope to argue before the court

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“[T]the U.S., and to a lesser degree Russia, object to costly safety upgrades. The U.S. claims its nuclear safety controls are adequate despite the continued operation here of 22 identical Fukushima-design reactors.”

U.S. leads opposition to strengthening post-Fukushima international safety standards

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They are vulnerable to conventional attacks too, or even power problems, flooding, earthquake, tornado, meteor, truck bomb, aircraft crash, shoulder fired rocket, etc. They are in fact gigantic dirty bombs just waiting to go off while their critical cooling systems degrade on their own year by year.

​Game of drones: British nuclear power plants vulnerable to drone attacks

Some 16 British nuclear power plants are acutely vulnerable to drone attacks, a confidential report conducted by a leading nuclear expert reveals.