Radioactive Cesium Recorded at 10 Spots in Pacific Ocean After Fukushimaandrea
Radioactive cesium from the Fukushima plant was found at 10 points in the Pacific Ocean, including a location as far as 1300 miles from the plant, less than a year after Fukushima nuclear disaster began, scientists revealed on Tuesday.
The Japan Times and Kyodo News reported that the findings were announced by researchers with the Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology at the Japan Geoscience Union meeting...
Japanese Nuclear Plant Struggles to Keep StaffAssociated Press
Keeping the meltdown-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in northeastern Japan in stable condition requires a cast of thousands. Increasingly the plant's operator is struggling to find enough workers, a trend that many expect to worsen and hamper progress in the decades-long effort to safely decommission it.
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US coasts in for “extremely active” 2013 hurricane season, experts say
Experts from the by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration&aposs Climate Prediction Center are warning residents of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts should get ready for “an extremely active” 2013 hurricane season”.
AP: #Fukushima I Nuke Plant "Struggles to Keep Staff", and "Happy" Has Cumulative Radiation Exposure of Over 300 Millisievertsnoreply@blogger.com (arevamirpal::laprimavera)
The worker who tweeted from the plant for two years, "Happy", has a cumulative radiation exposure of more than 300 millisieverts from 20 years of working in the nuclear industry, according to the AP article that extensively quotes him.
The article says the reason for the veterans like "Happy" quitting the Fukushima I Nuke Plant job is their cumulative radiation exposure approaching levels risky to health...