Confirmed: Fukushima Radiation Reaches West Coast of Canada
Researchers discover cesium near Vancouver
Paul Joseph Watson
February 26, 2014
Researchers have announced that radioactive isotopes from the Fukushima nuclear disaster have been discovered in seawater west of Vancouver off the coast of Canada, confirming predictions that the radiation would reach the west coast by early 2014.
The findings were announced at the annual American Geophysical Union’s Ocean Sciences meeting in Honolulu yesterday.
“John Smith, a research scientist at Canada’s Bedford Institute of Oceanography in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, told the AGU meeting that since 2011 he and colleagues had measured a radioactive plume from nuclear complex at ocean monitoring stations west of Vancouver. Fukushima’s radiation reached Canada before the US on the powerful Kuroshio Current. It’s predicted to flow south and then circle back to Hawaii,” reports Planet Save.