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#6256 interestrateripoff

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Posted 27 March 2012 - 08:55 PM

http://www.aljazeera...8401893688.html

Fukushima prefecture, Japan - Within the tragedy of this country's disaster rests opportunities to study and learn from what went wrong. In the case of the earthquake, there are lessons in better construction; with the tsunami, surveys of evacuation plans and retainment walls can be fruitful.

But it is the nuclear disaster at the Daiichi plant in Fukushima - damaged and leaking radiation for a year - that offers the most unique opportunity for learning, for information on such meltdowns is hard to come by.

For one thing, because of its ties with governments and weapons programmes, the nuclear industry is rather secretive. One of the nuclear experts who spoke to Al Jazeera said that, if the laboratory for which he worked found results that negatively impacted the nuclear energy industry in Japan, those results would likely be suppressed.

Also, fortunately, accidents on the scale of the Daiichi meltdown are not common. Experts still commonly refer to data from the aftermath of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb attacks in 1945, when data gathering and analytic tools were not what they are today, or they point to data from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster in Ukraine.

The trouble with the latter incident is that a series of cover-ups, coupled with a slow response left room for many questions, and estimates for deaths resulting from the massive explosion vary from 4,000 to 100,000.


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Posted 27 March 2012 - 08:58 PM

Cheer up IRRO, you haven't died yet.

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Posted 28 March 2012 - 07:20 AM

Cheer up IRRO, you haven't died yet.


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Posted 08 April 2012 - 01:56 PM

http://www.dailymail...ian-doctor.html

Chernobyl disaster gave football star Stiliyan Petrov cancer, claims Bulgarian doctor

Petrov grew up 650 miles from doomed power station
Toxic cloud passed over his hometown
Communist leaders in Bulgaria 'hid threat to kids'


I suppose no one will ever really know.

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"The trouble with the world was that prices were so low that only the rich people could buy and the aim of the Conference was to raise them to a point where it would again be possible for poor people to buy something."

"Northern unemployment is an acceptable price to pay for curbing southern inflation" Eddie George former Governor of the Bank of England

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 06:01 PM

http://www.bbc.co.uk...siness-18002028

The Japanese government will take a controlling stake in Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) in return for a one trillion yen ($12.5bn; £7.8bn) taxpayer bailout.

Trade Minister Yukio Edano approved the business plan on Wednesday.

Tepco faces huge clean-up and compensation costs from a disaster at one of its power plants after the earthquake and tsunami last year.

The nationalisation is to avoid a collapse of the company.

Tepco provides power to millions of people in and around Tokyo.

Reactors at its Fukushima power plant melted down in March last year, spreading radiation over a wide area.


Great news for the Japanese taxpayer. A bailout where the costs are only ever going to increase.

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"Northern unemployment is an acceptable price to pay for curbing southern inflation" Eddie George former Governor of the Bank of England

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 10:04 PM

http://www.zerohedge...ater-impact-map


So, comprehensive proof that that its harmless?

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 07:19 AM

http://www.telegraph...s-6bn-loss.html

The £6bn net loss was for the year ended March 31, Japan's biggest utility known as Tepco said on Monday. This was deeper than the consensus estimate of a 692.6bn yen loss in a survey of three analysts by Thomson Reuters.

Tepco, set to be taken over by the government, said its annual operating loss was at 272.5bn yen, more than the mean estimate of a 241.7bn yen loss by three analysts.


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The exponential growth of debt and the unsustainability of debt
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Paying down my mortgage with money found on the street

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"The trouble with the world was that prices were so low that only the rich people could buy and the aim of the Conference was to raise them to a point where it would again be possible for poor people to buy something."

"Northern unemployment is an acceptable price to pay for curbing southern inflation" Eddie George former Governor of the Bank of England

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Posted 25 May 2012 - 05:36 AM

"Fukushima Reactor No. 4: Human Civilization On The Brink?"

if we don't solve the problem of Fukushima reactor No. 4, which is on the verge of a catastrophic failure that could unleash enough radiation to end human civilization on our planet. The resulting releasing of radiation would turn North America into a "dead zone" for humans... mutated (and failed) crops, radioactive groundwater, skyrocketing infant mortality, an explosion in cancer and infertility... this is what could be unleashed at any moment from an earthquake in Japan. Such an event could result in the release of 85 times the Cesium-137 released by the Chernobyl catastrophe, say experts (see below). And the Chernobyl catastrophe made its surrounding regions uninhabitable by humans for centuries. link

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 05:30 AM

"Fukushima Reactor No. 4: Human Civilization On The Brink?"

if we don't solve the problem of Fukushima reactor No. 4, which is on the verge of a catastrophic failure that could unleash enough radiation to end human civilization on our planet. The resulting releasing of radiation would turn North America into a "dead zone" for humans... mutated (and failed) crops, radioactive groundwater, skyrocketing infant mortality, an explosion in cancer and infertility... this is what could be unleashed at any moment from an earthquake in Japan. Such an event could result in the release of 85 times the Cesium-137 released by the Chernobyl catastrophe, say experts (see below). And the Chernobyl catastrophe made its surrounding regions uninhabitable by humans for centuries. link


Interesting find.

One more example that try hard as they may the PTB cannot prevent information spreading out on the world wide web.

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 08:01 AM

http://enenews.com/t...in-reactor-no-2

A Japanese publication has obtained an email sent from a worker in Tepco’s engineering division. Here is an excerpt of the email from a report in the June 8, 2012 edition of the Weekly Asahi via Yahoo.jp translated by Fukushima Diary:

From looking at the [Reactor No. 2] water level (60cm), it is obvious that the PCV and suppression chamber are severely damaged.

It is very likely that a new heating mass is generated from recriticality. We can not tell exactly what is happening inside of PCV. We can never deny the possibility of recriticality.


No real indication of when this email was sent is given.

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"Northern unemployment is an acceptable price to pay for curbing southern inflation" Eddie George former Governor of the Bank of England

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 09:42 AM

"Fukushima Reactor No. 4: Human Civilization On The Brink?"

if we don't solve the problem of Fukushima reactor No. 4, which is on the verge of a catastrophic failure that could unleash enough radiation to end human civilization on our planet. The resulting releasing of radiation would turn North America into a "dead zone" for humans... mutated (and failed) crops, radioactive groundwater, skyrocketing infant mortality, an explosion in cancer and infertility... this is what could be unleashed at any moment from an earthquake in Japan. Such an event could result in the release of 85 times the Cesium-137 released by the Chernobyl catastrophe, say experts (see below). And the Chernobyl catastrophe made its surrounding regions uninhabitable by humans for centuries. link


Indeed..

Although since the main source for that article is complaining about the suppression of water-cars, perhaps a pinch of salt is required here.

They also probably need to tell the people living in the Chernobyl exclusion zone that they are living somewhere inhabitable.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 12:11 PM

Japan was famous for having the lowest cancer rate in the world.

Going to be interesting to see how much the cancer rate increases
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Posted 02 June 2012 - 07:09 PM

http://www.ctv.ca/CT...actor-4-120519/

Worst-case scenario

There are a couple of possible outcomes, Gundersen said.

Highly radioactive cesium and strontium isotopes would likely go airborne and "volatilize" -- turning into a vapour that could move with the wind, potentially travelling thousands of kilometres from the source.

The size of those particles would determine whether they remained in Japan, or made their way to the rest of Asia and other continents.

"And here's where there's no science because no one's ever dared to attempt the experiment," Gundersen said. "If it flies far enough it goes around the world, if the particles stay a little bigger, they settle in Japan. Either is awful."

Essentially, he said, Japan is sitting on a ticking time bomb.

The damaged Reactor 4 cooling pool was reinforced by workers who went in and "jury-rigged" it after the tsunami, but the structure still contains a massive amount of fuel, Gundersen said.

Reactor 3 has less fuel inside its cooling pool, but it has not been strengthened since the disaster and poses a greater risk of failing.

"Reactor 3 has a little less consequences but a little more risk, and Reactor 4 has more consequences but…a little less risk," he said.


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The exponential growth of debt and the unsustainability of debt
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"The trouble with the world was that prices were so low that only the rich people could buy and the aim of the Conference was to raise them to a point where it would again be possible for poor people to buy something."

"Northern unemployment is an acceptable price to pay for curbing southern inflation" Eddie George former Governor of the Bank of England

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 07:11 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBnxJ1E6i24"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBnxJ1E6i24

Full transcript here.
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Arnie Gundersen: Unit 4 has always been my biggest concern. If you watched our website on the very first week of the accident I was saying that if Unit 4 were to catch fire, you would have to evacuate Tokyo. As a matter of fact the book that we wrote talks about that a lot. It is really important and it remains the biggest concern that I have about the Fukushima site. Unit 4 has more fuel in it than any of the other units in the complex, but more importantly it has the most recently used nuclear fuel. And all of that fuel is outside of the containment. So that would make it dangerous enough. Except that also, of course, Unit 4 has had a series of explosions and is weakened structurally. Before it might have withstood a 7.5 earthquake. I believe that the structural damage to Unit 4 is so great that if there is a 7.5 earthquake, it will not withstand it.


Edited by interestrateripoff, 02 June 2012 - 07:12 PM.

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The exponential growth of debt and the unsustainability of debt
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Paying down my mortgage with money found on the street

It's time to sue the Bank of England / Federal Reserve for GROSS NEGLIGENCE
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"The trouble with the world was that prices were so low that only the rich people could buy and the aim of the Conference was to raise them to a point where it would again be possible for poor people to buy something."

"Northern unemployment is an acceptable price to pay for curbing southern inflation" Eddie George former Governor of the Bank of England

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 07:14 PM

http://www.stripes.c...-plant-1.178053

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — As the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant crisis escalated in March 2011, Japan Prime Minister Naoto Kan secretly requested a worst-case scenario from the chairman of the Japan Atomic Energy Commission.

Two weeks later, Kan received a document that projected possible dire consequences for the four reactors damaged as a result of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami, according to a recent investigative report by the Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation, an independent think tank founded to probe the causes of the plant disaster. Among the risks was a loss of cooling water in Unit 4, which houses most of the plant’s spent fuel that is not in secure dry casks. The fuel, if left exposed, would superheat and melt, releasing a massive amount of radiation.

The “worst” didn’t transpire then, but a growing chorus of activists, experts and politicians is now raising alarm about the durability of Unit 4’s cooling pool in the event of another strong earthquake.


More at the link.

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The exponential growth of debt and the unsustainability of debt
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Paying down my mortgage with money found on the street

It's time to sue the Bank of England / Federal Reserve for GROSS NEGLIGENCE
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"The trouble with the world was that prices were so low that only the rich people could buy and the aim of the Conference was to raise them to a point where it would again be possible for poor people to buy something."

"Northern unemployment is an acceptable price to pay for curbing southern inflation" Eddie George former Governor of the Bank of England

New digest on the credit crisis and economy Part2 Part 3

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