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Fukushima Radioactive Material Spread By Typhoons
2013-11-30 05:35:52

[ Watch the Video: Frequent Typhoons Spread Fukushima Contaminates ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The typhoons that pound Japan every year are damaging enough on their own, but new research indicates they are also carrying radioactive material from the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster into the country’s waterways. Researchers from France's Climate and Environmental Science laboratory (LSCE) and Tsukuba University in Japan have found that high winds...

2013-10-06 23:00:08

‘Radioactive Clouds of Death Over Utah,’ collects decades of research and testimonials regarding effects of nuclear testing. Washington, Utah (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Between 1950 and 1958, the Atomic Energy Commission detonated over 100 atomic bombs at its Nevada testing site. The toxic clouds flew over St. George, Utah, giving it the infamous nickname, Fallout City USA. The lasting effects of those clouds, however, are still being felt today. In his updated book, “Radioactive...

2013-09-10 16:20:31

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every terrorist attack or nuclear incident anywhere in the world causes much public fear about radiation--and distrust of government reassurance. Recent concerns relate to leaking water containment vessels at Fukushima. Then there are threats of retaliation if the U.S. strikes Syria. Terrorist groups likely already possess what is needed to make a briefcase nuclear device or enough radioactive material to use in a radiation...

2012-07-27 02:23:57

NEW YORK, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenline, a New York, NY-based non-profit environmental group, deplored Russia's questionable environmental practices, which, according to the group's spokesman Anthony Gould, are damaging the local environment, hurting the health of its people, and effectively locking the country's producers out of the global food market. "At a time when the world is facing food shortages because of a severe drought in the US Midwest and in other regions around the...

2012-04-13 02:22:49

MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent solicitation by the Defense Logistics Agency for 1,050,000 doses of Iosat Potassium Iodide has created a deluge of orders for emergency radiation products supplier Nukepills.com. Slated for troop support, the 130mg tablets provide protection against radioactive iodine in the event of a nuclear crisis. International concerns about the development of nuclear weaponry in Asia and the Middle East have also helped boost sales of the...

2011-12-19 10:00:00

Impact Seen As Roughly Comparable to Radiation-Related Deaths After Chernobyl; Infants Are Hardest Hit, With Continuing Research Showing Even Higher Possible Death Count. WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 14,000 excess deaths in the United States are linked to the radioactive fallout from the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear reactors in Japan, according to a major new article in the December 2011 edition of the International Journal of Health Services....

High Radioactivity Levels In Tokyo Causing Concern
2011-10-16 04:50:05

Multiple radioactive "hot spots" in and around Tokyo -- some 125 miles from a nuclear facility damaged by a March earthquake -- have been detected by citizens using radiation-detection gear, various media outlets reported late last week. According to Chico Harlan of the Washington Post, residents reported on Thursday that they had discovered two areas with elevated radiation levels, some of which were higher than those within the 12-mile evacuation zone. One of those two readings could...

2011-09-27 09:33:00

Fallout Preparedness Checklist Helps Cities Plan Wisely WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Biosecurity of UPMC today released the Rad Resilient City Preparedness Checklist, a local planning tool that could help save 100,000 or more lives following a nuclear detonation. The checklist converts the latest federal guidance and technical reports into 7 clear, actionable steps for communities to take to protect their residents from radioactive fallout. The...

2011-09-22 11:19:32

After the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami in Japan on March 11, 2011, the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant was severely compromised and radioactive material was found in the water in many of the surrounding areas, but the extent of this contamination remained unknown. In a study published today in the online journal PLoS ONE, researchers report that the reactor accident fallout extended as far as the San Francisco Bay area, resulting in elevated levels of radioactive material...

2011-08-03 11:13:00

HONOLULU, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBI Polymers Inc., the U.S.-based innovator of DeconGel® nuclear decontaminant, announced today the collaborative effort to remediate radiation from the campus of the Asahimachi Baptist Church and Little Lamb Kindergarten in Fukushima, Japan, in a project CBI Polymers calls "Restore Playtime." To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/cellular-bioengineering/46957/...


Latest Nuclear fallout Reference Libraries

Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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