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Fukushima apocalypse: Years of ‘duct tape fixes’ could result in ‘millions of deaths’

17.08.2013 02:46

Even the tiniest mistake during an operation to extract over 1,300 fuel rods at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan could lead to a series of cascading failures with an apocalyptic outcome, fallout researcher Christina Consolo told RT.

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Waninahi 18.11.2013 09:20

Linus Pauling, Nobel Prize winner: 'There is no such thing as a safe level of radiation.' It isn't just the ocean. The radioactive plume from this disaster is ongoing, worldwide. It's in our rain. We had warnings of cesium in milk, water and produce 2 years ago, photos galore of mutated plants and animals all across the U.S., then all went quiet. We had at least 14,000 deaths in the U.S. linked to this. Pediatricians have been warning parents to get their kids' thyroids tested for over 2 years. Recent article 'The Pacific is Dead for 3000 Miles'. Face it, this is something that will never end.


Alex 11.11.2013 21:03

RT does tabloid journalism whenever it conducts interviews with people who don’t even pretend to be remotely impartial, AND does not give any space to anyone else on the opposing side.
Fukushima may kill thousands but all talk of billions is a lie. Whilst there is contamination of the sea, it is well within safe limits not least because water is actually better at absorbing radiation than concrete (that's why you can see fuel rods under water -without risk).


Znerol Esoj Ziur 08.11.2013 15:02

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Andrew Gentile 07.11.2013 04:19

I can't speak to the technical details of fuel rod removal or the state of the plant, but there are some blatant mistruths in this article that make me question the validity of all of Ms. Consolo's information. Firstly, the nuclear site does not overlie the Tokyo aquifer. Secondly, Tokyo does not rely on groundwater for all of its water needs. How much it relies on groundwater is not readily available information, but at least some of the water comes from surface water. With the amount of rainfall and desalination potential, Tokyo would never need to evacuate due to contaminated groundwater at great depths.


Jeni Ci 05.11.2013 01:55

Speechless, but I feel all those who will and have sacrificed their lives to this cleanup and who helped contain this mess almost three years are heroes and warriors.


Walter Kiel 03.11.2013 04:07

Governments around the world have been hijacked by Globalist whack jobs intent on mass destruction. This fuel rod relocation will not go well. The ensuing destruction and global fear will provide the pretext for martial law. The Globalists can hold the world hostage with a potential “Fukushima Apocalypse” for years to come.

Peopl e of the world beware!

Our servants now wish to become our masters.


Pam Male 21.10.2013 19:53

They for sure won't be shut down in the U.S. Obama is expecting TVA to begin using MOX (the same fuel of Fukushima) in 2018. So a meltdown at the infamous Browns Ferry will take out the whole eastern seaboard of the U.S.


siyousyanamae 23.09.2013 08:19

Inose: Tainted water not necessarily under control
Sep. 20, 2013 NHK
Tokyo Governor Naoki Inose says that the problem of radioactive water leaking from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant isn't necessarily under control.
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared at the general assembly of the International Olympic Committee in Buenos Aires that the situation at Fukushima is under control.


Robin Small 17.09.2013 02:35

These need shut down ... all of them. Patent HH0 technology and use it only for that. More importantly ... what are the governments waiting for ... could they be no longer people based but 100% corporate ?


igmuska 09.09.2013 05:39

Pretty much the end game for nuclear we just sit, waiting for the next nuclear meltdown, coming as it will, coming as it must...


M McD 05.09.2013 15:16

We should allow any prisoner, held in any prison in the world and having a life sentence without parole or a death sentence hanging over their heads to volunteer their assistance to the clean up effort and pay society back for their crimes.


Dani Saar 02.09.2013 21:27

Thank you , the people who remind us what is important not to forget....that we are all living within the limits of what our governments and tycoon controlled mass media show to be of significance. It is high time for us to understand that our life is of value and that the only one who must give it real value is each woman and man to himself, it is time to be responsible in every action, to think for ourself, to seek the knowledge necessary for things around us to be safe, economical and most importantly - human. That is to look for the future of oneself in a way that can be of service for all.


Fernando Martínez 30.08.2013 20:43

The real problem atm is the 3x China Syndrome! They NEED to report that world wide, over 99% has no idea that already happened!


Juan de la O 29.08.2013 03:27

''But it has to be done, unless there is some way to encase the entire building in concrete with the pool as it is. I don't know of anyone discussing that option, but it would seem much 'safer' than what they are about to attempt...but not without its own set of risks.''


Juan de la O 29.08.2013 03:06

cybercow222 17.08.2013 18:41

I'm really sorry for the workers that will be in contact with radiation in hope to try to save our asses. My deepest respect for them and their families.


Definitely, many will die.


Juan de la O 29.08.2013 02:46

stan2013 17.08.2013 23:38

Ed 22:47... USA has 11 active Aircraft carriers. The rest of world have that in total. Why? Because the next War will be very different than WW2; All it takes to put a multibillion dollar Aircraft carrier to the bottom of the Sea is one single million dollar Missile with nuclear warhead. Aircraft carriers make big,inviting targets + they have nowhere to hide. The Carrier in your picture should be safe, however. Unless there is a Submarine in your bathtub at home.


check out su-22s [sunburn missiles]

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