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Massive, Uncontained Leak At Fukushima is pouring over 710 billion becquerels of radioactive materials into atmosphere

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by: J. D. Heyes

(NaturalNews) The tsunami-caused nuclear accident at the Fukushima power station in Japan is the disaster that never ends, as new reports indicate that a wealth of new radioactive materials have been spewed into the atmosphere.

According to Singapore-based news outlet AsiaOne, the Tokyo Electric Power Co., which owns the multi-nuclear reactor power station at Fukushima, announced April 6 that some 120 tons of water that had been contaminated with radioactive substances had leaked from an underground storage facility at the No. 1 atomic power plant site.

Running out of storage room?

TEPCO officials announced the leak late in the day April 5, a Friday, “but said measures to address the problem had not been taken for two days because the cause had not been identified,” AsiaOne reported. The company “assumed the water was still leaking.”

According to company officials TEPCO estimates that the leaked water contains about 710 billion becquerels of radioactive substances, making it the largest leak of radioactive materials ever at the plant. Discovery of the leak led the company to transfer about 13,000 tons of polluted, radioactive water in the questionable storage area to a neighboring underground storage unit.

That storage unit, TEPCO said, is 60 meters long, 53 meters wide and six meters deep. It is pool-like in structure and has a three-layer waterproof sheet with a concrete cover.

According to the company, water that has leaked from damaged nuclear reactors is run through filters and additional devices in order to remove radioactive elements. The water is then stored in facilities for low-level contaminated water.

TEPCO began using the storage facility Feb. 1. As of April 5, 13,000 tons of radioactive water was being stored there – very close to the 14,000-ton limit.

More leaking contamination

AsiaOne reported that water samples taken by TEPCO from soil surrounding the damaged facility a few days later showed 35 becquerels per cubic centimeter of radioactive substances, which is abnormal. “Safe” levels of becquerels is 300 per kilogram of water, according to New Scientist.

However, TEPCO officials did not publicly announce their findings right away after not finding any other unusual changes in water quality data, such as chloride concentration.

On April 5, the report said, two days after the problem was first noticed, water with 6,000 becquerels per cubic centimeter of radioactive substances was located between the first and second layers of the waterproof sheet, which alerted TEPCO engineers and plant officials that a leak had occurred.

Per AsiaOne:

As the sheet’s layers were joined when the facility was constructed, TEPCO assumed that the sheet may have been damaged, or that a mistake had been made during construction. An average of about 400 tons a day of groundwater seeped into buildings housing nuclear reactors and turbines, increasing the quantity of polluted water.

The latest problem will create a storage shortage; TEPCO officials said storage of polluted water at the facility will be reduced from 53,000 tons to 40,000 – a significant reduction. That will make it necessary for the power company to go over procedures for handling polluted water, which will include increasing the number of storage units.

The disaster that keeps on giving

TEPCO said earlier this month it expected the water transfer would take about five days to complete.

“As the height of the water storage facility is relatively low, we think it’s unlikely that the polluted water mixed into underground water and reached the sea 800 meters away,” said Masayuki Ono, the acting chief of TEPCO’s nuclear facilities department, at a press conference April 6.

The plant was damaged by a huge earthquake-caused tsunami March 11, 2011. At the time of the incident, three of the plant’s atomic reactors were shut down: No. 4 had been de-fueled and Nos. 5 and 6 were in cold shut-down for maintenance.

The remaining three automatically shut down at the time of the accident and emergency generators came on to keep coolant systems operating.

Filed under: HEALTH, MEDICAL/SCIENCE, WORLD NEWS Tagged: AsiaOne, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Japan, New Scientist, Radioactive decay, TEPCO, Tokyo Electric Power Company, Water pollution

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    • ElOregonian

      All the other B.S. going on and all he while this silent killer lurks threatening BILLIONS of lives for generations to come. Yet, we fuss over minimal losses, even though every person lost is tragic, it pales in comparison to the countless Millions upon Millions that will perish because of the Radiation poisoning and hardly a peep from any news outlets.

      Just like the Luciferian Elites want it, no… expect it.

      • one voice

        Yep. Between Fukushima, the Louisiana salt dome collapse, Monsanto, drones, and evil walking to and fro, it’s just a matter of time. Maybe that’s why DHS is stockpiling all those plastic coffins. I’m watching for Jesus.

      • Pix

        “Just like the Luciferian Elites want it, no… expect it.”

        I couldn’t agree more. All they do is spread their fear porn 24/7

        “I am the root and offspring of David; and the bright morning star. Jesus – Rev 22:16

        “Lucifer (pron.: /ˈluːsɪfər/ or /ˈljuːsɪfər/) is the King James Version rendering of the Hebrew word הֵילֵל in Isaiah 14:12. This word, transliterated hêlēl or heylel, occurs only once in the Hebrew Bible and according to the KJV-influenced Strong’s Concordance means “shining one, morning star, Lucifer”.[1] The word Lucifer is taken from the Latin Vulgate,[2] which translates הֵילֵל as lucifer,[3][4] meaning “the morning star, the planet Venus” (or, as an adjective, “light-bringing”).[5] The Septuagint renders הֵילֵל in Greek as ἑωσφόρος[6][7] (heōsphoros),[8][9][10] a name, literally “bringer of dawn”, for the morning star.
        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucifer

        Lucifer = Jesus. :lol:

        • Anonymous

          If Jesus is lucifer, who was that figure that took him up on the temple and tempted him? What an IDIOT!

      • Jan Lovercraft

        Your “planet” is being ‘terra-formed’ for another species that desires MUCH HIGHER BACK- GROUND RADIATION. It also is adjusting the composition of the atmosphere as well as the overall planet temperature.
        You “maggots” are a nuisance, and after enough of your ‘now human’ DNA has been ‘cataloged’ for the creation of a new hybrid species, you ‘bacteria’ on the surface of the planet will be ‘culled’, considerably in numbers.

        What’s this crap about all humans-gone in 350 years. Correction: Radiation CAUSES GENETIC MUTATION IN ALL LIVING THINGS, INCLUDING BACTERIA AND VIRUSES! You morons, your ‘decedents’ will not look like, nor act like humans at all! ‘Natural Selection’ will accelerate, and the genetic ‘freak’ that can survive and reproduce in the ‘new environment’ will dominate in numbers!
        I mean, good old jesus is NOT EVEN GOING TO RECOGNIZE YOU FREAKS AS BEING HUMAN, if ‘it’ returns to this hell-hole of a planet!

        Now, one last thing about ‘radiation’. YOU MORONS KNOW NOTHING ABOUT IT!
        IT IS ‘NOT OF THIS WORLD’!

        FOR SURE! And how am I sure?
        THE GRAVITY WELL OF A BLACK HOLE CAPTURES ALL MATTER, NOTHING CAN ESCAPE ITS ‘GRASP’………………………………………EXCEPT RADIATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

        Read it and weep, pathetic humans.
        Your time is up.
        You are being ‘exterminated’, right in front of your very eyes.
        And, it is BEING DONE ON PURPOSE!

    • Louis

      Physicists claim that within 350 years radiation poisoning from Fukushima will have completely obliterated human beings from the face of the Earth. And just think of the misery humans will be enduring between now and then.

      However, as I have posted on this site hundreds of times, Christ intends to make a visitation to the Earth in the near future. Not a “rapture,” but a Divine Visitation during three days of darkness when he will use plasma lightning and fire storms to completely purify the Earth and restore it back to an Eden-like condition. This is all foretold in great detail in the Bible, plus the Earth is presently surrounded by a plasma blanket at least 60,000 miles thick and growing at the rate of 15,000 miles per year. (see: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC NEWS, JAN. 15, 2012)

      This could be the energy cloud Christ will use to purify the Earth. Lightning has the power to neutralize radioactive isotopes and render them harmless. Cleaning up Fukushima is not possible using human technology, but to God cleaning up this mess poses no challenge whatsoever.

      • Usefuleater

        Your faith in the ultimate power of the Creator is very inspiring, but I tend to doubt He is going to lean up the mess and then allow us to live here again. This happened on our watch during our time on this planet, and no other’s. We need to formulate solutions instead of expecting God to do our work for us, is how I feel with all due respect to your comment. When are the people over there going to entomb this thing?

        • gazinbali

          The details differ.. but I also believe that the Creator is not going to sit back and watch the planet and its inhabitants destroyed… He made the Earth to be a Paradise home for all creation including Man..who was supposed to be the Guardian of life.
          But, he stupidly listened to some evil angel speaking through a Snake.. he wanted more..
          he wanted to ” Be like God.. knowing good and bad “.

          Well now we know what bad is… that’s for sure.
          So is God a loser.. has he given up on the idea of a Paradise Earth,
          where incidentally.. we don’t die.

          NO.

          He MUST intervene..and he WILL.. He did it once with the Flood in order to severely restrict the ability’s of Angels to materialize as humans and physically rule with ultimate power and force.

          He will do it again very soon to stop this world running into complete destruction.
          Then those he judges as wicked, will be destroyed , the Planet will be renewed over a period of 1000 years by those who LOVE GOD.. and want to do things HIS way..

          That is the difference.. Gods way or Man and Satan’s way.. we know how that’s working out..

          Want to be apart of the greatest Restoration work ever undertaken?
          Want to have a guarantee of success, want to live on an Earth free of pollution, radiation, crime violence, war, sickness and even death? Rev 21:3-4

          Thats Gods promise to those who love him..
          The rest of you… stand in line and wait for his judgement.

          This is achievable..but only God can do it.. NO Government could ever hope to do 1 millionth
          of this.so forget them.. the dont have the answer. They are the continuation of Satan’s failed and doomed system.

          You need to Go in through the narrow gate..which few are finding.. and its not an easy road..
          but its the ONLY road that gets you out of this evil dying rotten world.

          Please be assured we give personal one on one help for you.. we care for people, we sympathize with the terrors you have been through and we will assist with kindness and care.
          We know you have been brutalized, bashed and beaten and left for dead by this evil world..
          We are here to pick you up.. and get you on a new road.. with a real hope and to teach you about the real God who is about to end all misery on Earth.

          Here is your entry key.. http://goo.gl/6lMXG

      • Anonymous

        “Lightning has the power to neutralize radioactive isotopes and render them harmless.”

        O, Really! And you have evidence of the miraculous feat, I take it? Or are you just speaking out your butt!

    • Mellissa

      Then we have to think about the fact they keep raising the so called safe levels to be in or find in things for human consumption. This will effect the whole world in different ways yet those nearest will suffer for generations. The nuclear breakdown of their dna will result in deaths from all sorts of cancers and diseases and child birth defect/mutations will raise greatly with sterility also raising and the healthy birth rate will fall short of replacing the population. It is a disaster for generations, that is still on going

    • Chuck Wheeler

      Im afraid for my kid .. Im afraid for the future of the planet .. Its a bad situation .. We have Obama on the east side trying to kill us off , and radiation on the west side killing us off. I havent been a perfect human during this life but, Ive never killed anyone ever. I hope Jesus & God understand, people on earth have been lied too & deceived about religion , priest being child molesters, goverments killing innocent people , information being left out of the Bible, science says God is aliens , its a mess here on earth . Who do you believe ? What do you believe ? — I figure a person must go with what he feels is right inside himself to be able to get inside the gates of heaven.. :???: Hey look at the bright side – if we all start Glowing – it will cut down on the electric bill.. :grin:

    • Banderman

      Liberals that claim to be ‘environmentalists’ and ‘concerned about the planet’ are abject liars.

    • Anonymous

      Geoengineering Dangers!
      http://wethepeopleusa.ning.com/profiles/blogs/geoengineering-dangers
      “Food For Thought”
      Semper Fi!
      Jake

    • cforce

      Can they not just recycle the water, through the plant? Problem solved. What the hell do I know…. Guess I’ll just keep swimming around in the Cesium enriched Pacific and hope for the best.

      • gazinbali

        You cant recycle the water.. its leaking out of a hundred places.. straight in to the Pacific Ocean .. fast as they pump it in.. it leaks out.. just a fraction of it they capture and store.. most of it they dont even know where its leaking from and its too dangerous to go looking.

    • anonymous

      @Mr Gaze In Bally- Huh? and Mirved ballistic missiles really don’t work either, then infochants has a bigger scam than 9/11 to report, all these years all those billions spent. Daddy’s not going to catch you before you fall down the stairs. If you all poison the earth for 25 million years, the eternal God will wait, the real God is so infinite he won’t catch you.

    • Old Harry

      And what about the millions that live in California? Why did the government stop taking radiation measurements? Why did they change their criteria upwards on what levels are considered dangerous ? The USA government is so corrupt it is beyond bizarre – and yet you just all let it happen. When your children are sick ,maybe you will wake up – and that time is now here. The thousands of sea mammals are dying and you all you can do is wait and see what your government is going to tell you? Guess what – lies, lies and more lies.

    • midwestgrandma

      And that is just what is being allowed to be reported.

      Messing around wit nuclear energy is like giving a two year old a turned on blow torch.

      But humans never learn from past mistakes……….our greed, pride and apathy keep us blind.

    • Wretched Infidel

      ‘And unless those days be shortened, there shall no flesh be saved. (NO FLESH AT ALL).
      bUT FOR THE ELECT’S SAKE, those days shall be shortened.”

    • Fianna

      :cry: :cry: :cry: I questioned what was going on after the AK. oil spill, three years after that I was catching salmon with large cyst like sores on the inside of them. I was even confronted by a Game Warden because he seen me throw the fish back in the river. He grabbed it and came over for a chat, I didnt say a word, just opened the stomach up and showed him the sore. He thanked me for my time and went back to his truck with the fish and drove off.
      Then there was the Gulf Oil Spill, between the oil and the retardant they sprayed…………….
      Then there was Fukushima ……….
      I stopped eating sea food after this, man I miss shrimp’s :cry: :cry: :cry:

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