Fukushima radiation is perfectly safe for ya! - Nothing to see here

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    Interesting read:

    EPA to raise limits for radiation exposure while Canada turns off fallout detectors

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    (I've been channeling Chris and Old Rocks lately. Scary!)
     
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    Two differnet forms of radiation, with different results. If you morph the EPA guidlines for ionizing raditiation expousre over to UV exposure we all would have to live inside pitch black lead boxes.

    The amount of raditation making its way over the pacific is really insignificant.
     
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    And I do not expect that to change. However, for the Japanese, there is still a strong possibility this may turn into an even larger catastrophe. And the danger from radiation is like a crap shoot. Being exposed to higher levels of radiation only increases the odds of various cancers, it does not gaurentee that any certain person will get a cancer. A crap shoot that could involve tens of millions of Japanese, if they do not get control of those reactors.
     
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    It's AMAZING!!! They did some testing on our coast as the earliest possible radiation could have made it here and found the levels a thousand or more times normal..BUT COMPLETELY SAFE!!! Since then ..NOTHING!!! You cannot find a scap of data on the internet for radiation levels over the last two weeks and everyone but the lobotomized knows that radiation is ACCUMULATIVE!!! They say they are going to wait and see how much shows up in MILK from cows. I say if you eat tuna fish stock up NOW. You may not want to buy or eat any in about three months. Not until it has detoxed for about 10,000 years anyway..:lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    Tell it to the Japanese displaced from their homes...
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    Why Fukushima isn't Chernobyl, despite rise in crisis level
    April 12, 2011 - Japan's prime minister is urging the public not to panic after the government boosted the severity level of the crisis at Fukushima to the highest rating, the same level as the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.

     
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    Its all foked up.
     
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    No, what's happening in Japan is not Chernobyl, not yet.
     
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    The Japanese raised the disaster threat level from an international "Level Five" to the maximum "Level Seven" today. The radiation in the ocean near Japan WILL be absorbed by plankton and the sardines that eat plankton ..Sardines is what TUNA FISH eat. I am buying tuna NOW. Six months down the road.....not so much. If they want to check for radiation levels I suggest they check the snow on our Washington Olympic Mountains. They get more rain and snow directly from the air and water near Japan than anywhere. They don't call it the Olympic National Rain Forest for nothing.
     
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    It's looking bad, Hug-man. Good suggestions.
     
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    While I do not expect us to get major radiation from this, were the #3 reactor to go into a full meltdown, that would change the whole equation. This is getting to be like a very bad nightmare. It just doesn't end. I really feel for the Japanese people that have lived in that area. Even in the best of scenerios, they will not likely ever be able to go home.
     

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