Fukushima radiation set to hit the U.S. by 2014

Fukushima radiation set to hit the U.S. by 2014
By Lindsay Abrams, salon.com

Fortunately, it should be harmless

Unless you were one of the 160,000 thou­sand peo­ple in the near vicin­i­ty of the Fukushi­ma dis­as­ter who evac­u­at­ed their homes in 2011, the ongo­ing nuclear cri­sis on Japan’s shore can seem awful­ly far…

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Don’t eat Fukushima fish

Fish Near Fukushima Reportedly Contains High Cesium Level
AP, huffingtonpost.com

TOKYO (AP) — The Japan­ese util­i­ty that owns the tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant says it has detect­ed a record 740,000 bec­querels per kilo­gram of radioac­tive cesium in a fish caught close to the plant.

That’s 7,400 times the gov­ern­me…

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Health problems of victims of Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear plant take years to appear

Chernobyl radiation map from CIA handbook, svg...
Chernobyl radiation map from CIA handbook, svg’d by User:Sting, and re-anglified by me (to the same strange names used in the original). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Popular movies like the new Chernobyl film point to a disturbing trend: Many of the residents of radiation exposure such as Chernobyl and Fukushima experience long term health problems such as thyroid disease, heart disease, heart valve/vascular disease that take decades to appear leaving them disabled and requiring disability benefits but with little sources of support.

For Japan, Chernobyl may hint at future – Boston.com.