Energy

BBC: People taken from movie theater by police, forced to go in reactor and deal with burning fuel rods — TV: Military picked men off street to battle meltdown — Women, minorities, homeless, and prisoners used by nuclear industry for most dangerous work (VIDEO)

Friday, July 3, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com July 3rd, 2015 BBC, ‘Windscale – Britain’s Biggest Nuclear Disaster’ (emphasis added) — Tom Tuohy, deputy manager at Windscale plutonium production plant (at 8:00 in): “We were trying to push the burning fuel into the back of the reactor.” — But the heat had melted the cartridges, so they were stuck in the... »

“Mutant” fish found near Three Mile Island nuclear plant — “Grotesque tumor bubbling out of its face” — Officials: “Unrecognizable pathogen” affecting population — Alarming rates of sores and lesions, comparable to epidemic — “We’re just waiting to catch one with 3 eyes” (VIDEO)

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com June 30th, 2015 CNN, May 6, 2015 (emphasis added): A smallmouth bass that was pulled out of the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania had a large cancerous tumor protruding from its jaw… an unusual and worrisome development. “Cancerous growths and tumors on fish are extremely rare in Pennsylvania and throughout the U.S…” the commission... »

Officials: Much of Pacific Ocean threatened by Fukushima releases, an area covering 1/3 of globe — US: “States in region understandably concerned for safety”… “Urgent need” to assess impact on food, water — IAEA begins testing around Pacific

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com June 29th, 2015 Marshall Islands Journal, Jul 18, 2014 (emphasis added): Seawater check for radioactivity… the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visited the Marshall Islands earlier this month to train local officials to sample seawater for radioactive cesium… the IAEA Project called “Marine benchmark study on the possible impact of the Fukushima... »

Nonprofit Group: “Every single person” we hosted from Japan has had health problems… Blood stains found in almost all of their beds — Japanese Mom: Most mothers I’ve met from Tokyo and Fukushima are suffering thyroid problems, eye problems, nose bleeds… It’s been very surprising (VIDEO)

Monday, June 29, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com June 28th, 2015 Interview with Vicki Nelson, founder of Fukushima Friends (nonprofit organization which facilitates trips to Hawaii for Fukushima radiation refugees), Nuclear Hotseat hosted by Libbe HaLevy, Jun 9, 2015 (at 16:30 in): Vicki Nelson, founder of Fukushima Friends (emphasis added): We have a home that’s open for them to come and... »

NASA Experts: Southeast US hit by “anomalously high” levels of polonium from Fukushima — Never seen before, except during volcanic events — Fallout also detected in Mississippi river — Polonium releases kept secret in past nuclear disasters; Death estimates would skyrocket if included

Saturday, June 27, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com June 26th, 2015 Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, W. Yang and L. Guo, NASA Stennis Space Center and Univ. of Southern Mississippi Dept. of Marine Science, 2012 (emphasis added): Depositional fluxes and residence time of atmospheric radioiodine (131I) from the Fukushima accident The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant explosions… emitted vast quantities of radioactive... »

Smart Meters Fire, Living Hell and Bureaucratic Messes…(Took Ours Off!! Blew Out Sockets!!)

Friday, June 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Catherine J. Frompovich ActivistPost.com Thursday, June 25, 2015 This is the real life story about what a Smart Meter can do to your home and your life, especially when a public utility company, a state regulatory agency and insurance company are involved. Colleen, of Yardley, Pennsylvania, has been living a Faustian nightmare and... »

What US Electricity Consumption Is Telling Us

Friday, June 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 06/26/2015 A year ago we wrote about how electricity consumption could provide clues to the performance of the US economy, which generated a lot of interest and comments. A relationship between the two variables makes sense, but needs to be framed in the proper context. Genuine economic (and population) growth... »

“Eerie new phenomenon” attacking sea creatures on West Coast — Marine life disappearing from tide pools — Fish, octopus, mussels, urchins, limpets, sea hares “seem to be leaving… there’s something going on” — “Experts have no idea what to expect next” (VIDEO)

Friday, June 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com June 25th, 2015 Laguna Beach Independent, May 10, 2015 (emphasis added): Tide Pool Life Diminishes… an eerie new phenomenon, urchin balding, is attacking purple-spined sea urchins in Orange County tide pools, and local scientists are investigating this new mystery… tide pool conditions have worsened over the last year, said Jayson Smith, a Cal... »

Fukushima plume model shows 1 Million Bq/m2 over West Coast after reactor explosions — TV: Private emails reveal highest levels of gov’t worried about health impact in US — Nuclear industry tried to bury truth, while UC Berkeley experts told public “there is no plume” (VIDEO)

Thursday, June 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com June 24th, 2015 The Big Picture, Jun 24, 2015 — Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear (emphasis added): “A recent revelation of Nuclear Regulatory Commission internal emails… reveal that there was concern at the highest levels of the U.S. government, and rightly so, about the radioactive iodine-131 escaping from Fukushima Dai-ichi… and reaching the United... »

Major Newspapers: The big question is, where did Fukushima’s melted fuel go?… Just where is that fuel?… No one even knows where it is — Experts: The world’s never seen anything like this… We have 3 nuclear cores that hit groundwater (VIDEO)

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com June 23rd, 2015 AP, Jun 15, 2015 (emphasis added): Four years after an earthquake and tsunami destroyed Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant, the road ahead remains riddled with unknowns… Experts have yet to pinpoint the exact location of the melted fuel… he hardest part of the decommissioning: Removing the melted fuel from the... »

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