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Monster ****-storm brewing on the other side of the planet....

Fukushima in freefall: radioactive water filters taken offline, Tepco in desperation as leaks just won't stop


Tuesday, August 27, 2013
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Editor of NaturalNews.com

(NaturalNews) After a 29-month cover-up, the Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) is now calling for international help and has all but admitted Fukushima's radiation leaks are spiraling out of control. In addition to the leaking water storage units that are unleashing hundreds of tons of radioactive water each day, Tepco now says 50% of its contaminated water filtration capability has been taken offline due to corrosion.

The result is that radiation leaks are escalating out of control and attempted remediation efforts are faltering. This is in addition to the fact the Japanese government's attempted brainwashing propaganda campaign has also been exposed. It attempted to convince people that if they drank beer or smiled, they would be immune to radiation poisoning. (Yes, this is how desperate they've become...)

From day one, the Fukushima fiasco has been all about denial: Deny the leaks, shut off the radiation sensors, black out the news and fudge the science. Yet more than two years later, the denials are colliding with the laws of physics, and Tepco's cover stories are increasingly being blown wide open.

As Businessweek.com now reports, Japan seems to have no practical interest in solving this problem:

Russia's nuclear company, Rosatom, of which Rosenergoatom is a unit, sent Japan a 5 kilogram (11 pound) sample of an absorbent that could be used at Fukushima almost three years ago, Asmolov said. It also formed working groups ready to help Japan on health effect assessment, decontamination, and fuel management, among others, Asmolov said. The assistance was never used, he said.

That's because for Tepco to welcome any assistance, it would first have to admit it has a problem. And that's unacceptable in a business culture where egos run rampant and the idea of taking responsibility for your actions is considered abhorrent.

To save their own careers, Tepco experts would gladly sacrifice the health of millions of Japanese citizens.

27 families file suit against TEPCO

The problem with denial in the face of a world-class radiation disaster is that sooner or later the body bags start to pile up. Now, 74 people from 27 families are filing suit in the Osaka District Court, seeking 15 million Yen each for psychological and physical damage. (And they are the lucky ones who are still living.)

Fukushima in freefall: radioactive water filters taken offline, Tepco in desperation as leaks just won't stop





That's what happens when you throw regulations out the window.....


And I'll bet the farm that they are still fishing not far away......
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Monster ****-storm brewing on the other side of the planet....

Fukushima in freefall: radioactive water filters taken offline, Tepco in desperation as leaks just won't stop


Tuesday, August 27, 2013
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Editor of NaturalNews.com

(NaturalNews) After a 29-month cover-up, the Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) is now calling for international help and has all but admitted Fukushima's radiation leaks are spiraling out of control. In addition to the leaking water storage units that are unleashing hundreds of tons of radioactive water each day, Tepco now says 50% of its contaminated water filtration capability has been taken offline due to corrosion.

The result is that radiation leaks are escalating out of control and attempted remediation efforts are faltering. This is in addition to the fact the Japanese government's attempted brainwashing propaganda campaign has also been exposed. It attempted to convince people that if they drank beer or smiled, they would be immune to radiation poisoning. (Yes, this is how desperate they've become...)

From day one, the Fukushima fiasco has been all about denial: Deny the leaks, shut off the radiation sensors, black out the news and fudge the science. Yet more than two years later, the denials are colliding with the laws of physics, and Tepco's cover stories are increasingly being blown wide open.

As Businessweek.com now reports, Japan seems to have no practical interest in solving this problem:

Russia's nuclear company, Rosatom, of which Rosenergoatom is a unit, sent Japan a 5 kilogram (11 pound) sample of an absorbent that could be used at Fukushima almost three years ago, Asmolov said. It also formed working groups ready to help Japan on health effect assessment, decontamination, and fuel management, among others, Asmolov said. The assistance was never used, he said.

That's because for Tepco to welcome any assistance, it would first have to admit it has a problem. And that's unacceptable in a business culture where egos run rampant and the idea of taking responsibility for your actions is considered abhorrent.

To save their own careers, Tepco experts would gladly sacrifice the health of millions of Japanese citizens.

27 families file suit against TEPCO

The problem with denial in the face of a world-class radiation disaster is that sooner or later the body bags start to pile up. Now, 74 people from 27 families are filing suit in the Osaka District Court, seeking 15 million Yen each for psychological and physical damage. (And they are the lucky ones who are still living.)

Fukushima in freefall: radioactive water filters taken offline, Tepco in desperation as leaks just won't stop





That's what happens when you throw regulations out the window.....


And I'll bet the farm that they are still fishing not far away......

As I understand it, the nuclear industry is highly regulated, along with just about everything else in Japan. I'd say it has more to do with bureaucrats failure to imagine low-probability but high consequence occurrences.
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As I understand it, the nuclear industry is highly regulated, along with just about everything else in Japan. I'd say it has more to do with bureaucrats failure to imagine low-probability but high consequence occurrences.
Japan does not have the regulations or the bodies of authority to do anything about them when they are broken.....

There are no watch dogs with real teeth in Japan....



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Japan does not have the regulations or the bodies of authority to do anything about them when they are broken.....

There are no watch dogs with real teeth in Japan....



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I was wondering about this the other day. Seemed strange that such a huge technological failure (especially one with such life threatening potential) would have received more media coverage as the repairs took place and the plant was brought back online. But it all but dropped off the news scope.
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I am no scientist but putting nuclear plants on the shore of an island with the seismic activity of Japan doesn't seem like the smartest idea I ever heard of. Same with the ones here on our coast. In fact I think nuclear plants should be built to sustain the worst scenario imaginable and if they can't be they shouldn't be built. They are all over the midwest and I will bet you a dollar to a donuts they didn't take earthquakes much into account when they built them. The crap from Fukushima is going to be heading for California. Just like everything else that floats away from Japan.

Thank you, I rest my case.
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I am no scientist but putting nuclear plants on the shore of an island with the seismic activity of Japan doesn't seem like the smartest idea I ever heard of. Same with the ones here on our coast. In fact I think nuclear plants should be built to sustain the worst scenario imaginable and if they can't be they shouldn't be built. They are all over the midwest and I will bet you a dollar to a donuts they didn't take earthquakes much into account when they built them. The crap from Fukushima is going to be heading for California. Just like everything else that floats away from Japan.

Thank you, I rest my case.
The Trojan nuclear plant north of Portland (decomissioned now) was built right on top of a known fault line. I lived just a couple of hills over from it when I was in grade school and we had little earthquakes on occasion. Nothing major, just enough to tip over a delicately balanced dish or two (about like slamming a door), but there were recorded instances of much stronger earthquakes. Add that to the fact that it was built on the banks of the Columbia and very close to the coast (about 40 miles upstream) and if you had a thousand year quake off the coast, it would most likely send aftershocks through that area and a tsunami up the river. Portland would end up on the receiving end of a radioactive tsunami.
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The Palo Verde plant between Phoenix and the California border is pretty secure and is nowhere near a shoreline unless the really big one hits California.
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The Palo Verde plant between Phoenix and the California border is pretty secure and is nowhere near a shoreline unless the really big one hits California.
What if the dam broke? Or the Colorado ever goes dry.
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What if the dam broke? Or the Colorado ever goes dry.
There ain't a dam within 100 miles and if the Colorado goes dry, California will suffer a lot more than Arizona.
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