NBC’s Richard Engel on Fukushima: “Only time I’d seen a place on Earth that had been rendered uninhabitable for a long period” — “It has been excised from the planet” — How do you remove billions of invisible radioactive particles that are everywhere? (VIDEO)

Thursday, March 8, 2012
By Paul Martin

By ENENews
March 8th, 2012

Title: Richard Engel Talks About Nuclear Disaster
Source: KULR
Date: Mar 7, 2012 at 7:06 PM MST

[...] Richard Engel is covering the story for NBC News and spoke to KULR-8 Wednesday afternoon. [...]

“It’s really about the dust. I thought I was going into an area, it’d be like a big microwave oven. You’d leave glowing and there’s a constant radiation level. It’s not like you’re entering a big x-ray machine. It’s the dust. It’s the particles of, in this case, radioactive cesium that were shot up into the sky and settled in lots of different places,” Engel said. [...]
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Transcript Excerpts

Fukushima City has pockets where the radiation levels are just as high [as inside evacuation zone] but they decided they could not abandon this city of 300,000 people so they are trying to clean it up
These particles are what you have to worry about
This is what the cleanup is all about in Fukushima City, they have to remove the particles but how do you remove billions of invisible particles that are on the rooftops, on the road, gutters, in the water, in the worms, and the birds. How do you get rid of all of that stuff?
It was the only time I had seen a place on Earth that had been rendered uninhabitable for a long period of time
Cesium has a half-life of decades and it’s everywhere and its like this part of the earth has been written off, excised from the planet and that was, and still is, a shocking concept to me

The Rest…HERE

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