Many, many disturbing stories like this (12-14) –
100 tons of dead fish in Indonesia, thousands more in Brazil 12.5 million chickens and ducks culled in South Korea ends another week in paradise bear witness to the carnage around the world from Fukushima radiation.
A Green Road Daily News says
Seaborne Fukushima Radiation Plume Hitting West Coast – How the Media Reported it Dangerously Wrong
And Lamar Smith’s Staff Report Committee on Science, Space, and Technology issues this scathing report yesterday:
- A. Overview of the Low Dose Radiation Research Program and H.R. 5544, the Low Dose Radiation Research Act of 2014.
- B. Allegations: Office of Science management and senior DOE employees deliberately withheld information from Congress during the legislative process and removed an agency scientist from federal service for providing complete answers to Committee staff.
- C. Committee Investigation.
We thought we’d check in with 2 of the biggest see-no-evil monkeys in the nuke world, Jay Cullen at U Vic and Ken Buesseler at Woods Hole.
Jay is gleefully tweeting away, “Nothing to see here” tweets. He’s thrilled to discover the phrase “fake news”.
Ken is chatty with NPR (TEPCO’s friend) affiliate, Southern Oregon University radio.
The topic is current status of the US getting hit by radiation from Japan.
He starts right off with bananas.
Then he goes on about radon from the basement.
Here’s a new one:
Cold water from the ocean depths REPELS radiation as it rises!
It saves the west coast coast from radiation harm!
He also dispels the myth the seafood is bad. There’s no bio-accumulation in fish so no worries!
And here’s more good news from Ken –
internal ingestion of radiation is no different than a dentist’s x-ray!