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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Study: Fukushima Released Radiation Compared to Other Ocean Dumping of Radiation

Favor to ask:
I am on last few days of solar work, and SLAMMED insane busy.   

But had this thought in the shower.....

The released inventory from Fukushima should be compared to the released inventory at the time of release to all of the open air bomb tests, AND all the admitted ocean dumping.    

SIMPLE ENOUGH.....and would be very interesting.  

Any takers to tally that up?   Code, Hotaters, PT, bo, K40????

Here is Fuku inventory

Here are some ocean dumping reports
Here  are some more ocean dumping resources from ENENEWS

Mother Earth and all of her life are now in serious trouble..nobody notices and nobody cares. :(
The Radioactive Ocean | Mother Jones
Japan's Radioactive Ocean | Mother Jones

From above link..anyone with a pre-existing condition out there? Bend Over!
Between 1946 and 1970, the US dumped ~107,000 drums of radioactive wastes at its two sites, including some 47,800 in the ocean west of San Francisco, supposedly at three designated sites. However drums actually litter an area of at least 1,400 square kilometers/540 square miles, known as the Farallon Island Radioactive Waste Dump, which now falls almost entirely within the boundaries of the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. The exact location of most drums is unknown. At least some are corroding.

Exactly, Obewan
"Although the drums were to be dumped at three specific sites, there are no drums at the exact location of the site covered by this study."
The tanks at Fukushima were designed to last about five years. The barrels containing nuclear waste that are dumped in the ocean must last less than that.
We should not worry though — soon scientists will discover the advantage of cardboard nuclear waste containers. Less CO2 created by cardboard production, and it disposes of those pesky trees.

There are numerous reports of Ocean Dumping, including the Farallon Islands Nuclear Waste Site, at "The Food Lab".

comparing Fukushima to past nuclear events;
Busby; in the worst case scenario of fukushima
The total immediate catastrophic release of the entire contents of the Fukushima reactors and fuel pools would not amount to more than has already been injected into the global environment by atmospheric weapon tests. The health effects of these are known and amount to some 52 million cancer deaths.

I'll add this to my article, and hoping someone else can chime in with dumping waste total inventories,

Then I will do halflife analysis, as well as dispersion through the water table.

That will provide a "pretty good" estimate of "Fuku Impact"

Cs was around 1 bq/m3 in the upper 200', and now is reported at 9 to 16. So using that metric, Fukushima jacked up the current "life zone radiation" by 900 to 1600%.

Bring it home data, by stock, but now I need more data. TY to all
TY Code

stock, a lot of data on plutonium quantities at different sites, stockpiles etc

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    The total alpha activity of 239Pu from aboveground nuclear testing is estimated at 7400 tera (10^12) Becquerels and accounts for about 3.3 metric tons of plutonium. The total alpha activity resulting from 238Pu in the environment is about 1200 TBq, or about 2 kilograms of plutonium. Approximately 92% of environmental Pu is attributed to atmospheric testing.
    About 15 kilograms (90 TBq) of plutonium was released from the reactor at Chernobyl.
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dont forget about this poster calculating C137 bioaccumulation in killer whales and salmon to reach over 1000 bq/kg


Arrogance of the Insane Hairless Apes

Ho Lee Fuk

We don't own this place though we act as if we did
It belongs to the children of our children's kids
The actual owners haven't even been born yet
But we never tend the garden and we rarely pay the rent

Most of it is broken and the rest of it is bent
Put it all on plastic and I wonder where we'll be when the bills hit
We can run but we can't hide from it
Of all possible worlds we only got one, we gotta ride on it

Whatever we've done we'll never get far from what we leave behind
Baby we can run, run, run but we can't hide
Well I'm dumping my trash in your back yard
Making certain you don't notice really isn't so hard
You're so busy with your guns and all of your excuses to use them

Well it's oil for the rich and babies for the poor
We've got everyone believing that more is more
If a reckoning comes maybe we'll know what to do then
All these complications seem to leave no choice
I heard the tongues of billions speak with just one voice

Saying just leave all the rest to me, I need it worse than you, you see
Then I heard the sound of one child crying
Today I went out walking in the amber wind
There's a hole in the sky where the light pours in
I remember the days when I wasn't afraid of the sunshine

But now it beats down on the ashphalt land
Like hammering blow from God's left hand
What little still grows
Cringes in the shade till the night-time

Lyrics By: John Barlow
Music By: Brent Mydland & The Grateful Dead


  1. Do some calculations of concentrations of natural uranium in seawater. Then factor natural nuclear reactions. Use double hummed curve to calculate natural fission products. Then compare.

    1. That is a good thought. I think it will be like .005 Bq/M3 CS 137, what say you?

      Or just add some value and provide the data, waiting on the adding value part.


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