News about nuclear accident in Fukushima in April 2011

Radioactive news 30 April 2011

  • Independent Radiation Monitoring In Fukushima City Shows Extremely High Levels Of Radiation

    An independent journalist has detected high levels of radiation 63km from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. This comes as the top nuclear adviser to the Japanese government has resigned over the fact that Japan has bypassed the law in order to allow children to be exposed to higher levels of radiation in light of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
    Source: theintelhub.com

  • TEPCO Data Shows Ongoing Criticalities Inside Leaking Fukushima Daiichi Unit 2

    Data released on April 28, 2011 by TEPCO is now unequivocal in showing ongoing criticalities at Unit 2, with a peak on April 13. TEPCO graphs of radioactivity-versus-time in water under each of the six reactors show an ongoing nuclear chain reaction creating high levels of "fresh" I-131 in Unit 2, the same reactor pressure vessel (RPV) with a leak path to reactor floor, aux building, and outdoor trenches, that is uncontrollably leaking high levels of I-131, Cs-134, Cs-137 into the Pacific Ocean.
    Source: glgroup.com

  • China detects 30 radioactive contamination cases

    China has detected 30 cases of radioactive contamination in passengers, vessels and containers that have entered the country since March 16, quarantine authorities said on Friday.
    Source: snews.xinhuanet.com

  • US Military has anti-radiation drug 'Ex-Rad', not available to the public

    US Military has developed an anti-radiation wonder drug called 'Ex-Rad', but it is not yet available to the public. The active ingredients have not been disclosed. Fox Posted 2011 Mar 23. "In what has to be one of the greatest accomplishments in the history of military medicine, the U. S. military has developed a radiation protection drug known as Ex-Rad that can give protection through DNA repair against otherwise lethal dosages of radiation. Ex-Rad, which is administered as an injection or orally, can be given either before or after exposure."
    Source: foxnews.com

  • 25,000 Gallons Of Radioactive Water Released On Plant Workers in Madrid

    14 people were working in the containment area of a nuclear power plant in northeast Spain this week when water used to cool a reactor was unexpectedly released. The incident occurred in the middle of this week for reasons not clarified, not contaminated with any of the employees involved, as the plant owned by Endesa. Contaminated water flooded the containment building where the workers worked until around the ankles, imbuing the shoe and part of the protective equipment for workers. The nuclear proceeded to evacuate all personnel to flush and decontaminate the building and looked at radiation levels of the affected employees.
    Source: theintelhub.com

 

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