On Fukushima Beach — Explosive New Documentary…


From STUART BRAMHALL
The Most Revolutionary Act

On Fukushima Beach is an hour long brilliantly constructed documentary that uses a montage of mainstream and Internet media clips to unpack the Fukushima disaster. In addition to providing a painless scientific overview of radiation health issues, it outlines the ongoing radiation risks faced by all residents of the northern hemisphere.

There are simple measures people everywhere (except the Japanese – they need to be evacuated asap) could be taking to protect themselves. Yet in their eagerness to promote and support the nuclear power industry, the Obama administration, the Japanese government and the international agencies charged with monitoring and addressing similar health issues (such as the UN, the International Atomic Energy Agency and World Health Organization), have remained stubbornly silent on what promises to be the most serious health crisis of the 21st century.

Relying heavily on the technical expertise of highly prominent and credible medical professionals and scientists (including Australian pediatrician Dr Helen Caldicott and Japanese-American theoretical physicist Dr Michio Kaku), the film stresses the following essential points:

  • Despite being “shut down,” all four Fukushima reactors continue to release dangerous radioactive nucleotides, both to the atmosphere and the Pacific Ocean. There is a self-perpetuating chain reaction occurring in Reactors 1-3, in which core meltdowns have occurred. Continuing radiation release can only be stopped by encasing them in a concrete shell, as the Soviets did at Chernobyl. Extremely high radiation levels make it too hazardous for workers to begin construction of this shell (even though an organization of several hundred elderly retired engineers have volunteered to sacrifice themselves to undertake the clean up -Retired Fukushima engineers. Tokyo Electric Power Co., aka TEPCO, has rebuffed their offer, fearing negative publicity.)
  • Since meltdowns have already occurred (there was an explosion but no meltdown at Chernobyl), high levels of radiation have entered the subsoil below the containment chamber, as well as the groundwater. Halting radiation leakage into the groundwater would require installation of an impermeable barrier between the reactor and the water table. TEPCO has refused to even consider such a barrier, claiming it would be too expensive and “affect stock prices.”
  • The Japanese government was criminally negligent in refusing to evacuate Tokyo (238 km or 148 miles from Fukushima), owing to their reluctance to create public “panic.” Abundant evidence suggests they were well aware Tokyo’s 30 million residents were at risk. Recent random sampling reveals that Tokyo children are being exposed to five times the acceptable does of radiation. Many are already showing evidence of radiation poisoning (hair loss, lethargy, rashes, joint pains, tiredness and rings under their eyes). While government clinics are diagnosing them with psychiatric conditions, pregnant women are undergoing abortions to prevent their infants from being born with birth defects.
  • Despite claims from the nuclear power industry that no human beings have ever died from industry-related radiation poisoning, careful documentation by Russian scientists indicate that there were approximately one million deaths (mainly from cancer and leukemia) directly related to Chernobyl. The time lag between exposure and death (three to four years for leukemia and lung cancer and fifteen years for solid cancers) make it easier for the nuclear industry to deny the connection. However there are clear statistical links that can’t be explained any other way.
  • Prevailing wind patterns mean that Americans, even those on the East Coast, and Europeans have been exposed to dangerous levels of airborne radiation. Studies of ocean currents reveal that high radiation levels have spread throughout the entire North Pacific. Tuna and other species caught on the West Coast reveal dangerous levels of radioactive cesium. No one, no matter where they live, should be eating Pacific seafood sourced north of the Equator.
  • There are 1,535 spent MOX (combined uranium/plutonium) fuel rods stored in open cooling pools on the roof of Reactor 4. According to TEPCO, they can’t be moved before 2015-2016. Another earthquake could potentially expose them to the air, forcing evacuation of the entire northern hemisphere.

The filmmakers also attempt to explain the conspiracy of silence around the ongoing Fukushima disaster and the extreme threat it poses to literally billions of people in the northern hemisphere. They blame the insane power of the nuclear power industry, which ironically is one of the most spectacularly unprofitable industries in modern times. The companies that build and operate nuclear power plants rely on massive government subsidies in the construction phase, as the revenue they earn from selling electricity can’t possibly cover their costs. Apparently nuclear power – known as “atoms for peace” in the 1950s – was dreamed up as a public relations ploy to de-stigmatize nuclear weapons in the public mind.

The film stresses that nuclear power and weapons production have always been joined at the hip. It also reveals that General Electric (GE), the powerful defense contractor (and owner of NBC network) which manufactures nuclear weapons – is the same company that designed and built the Fukushima reactors. Interesting how the Obama administration, which has approved massive subsidies for new nuclear power plants, has exerted major pressure on Japan to conceal GE’s involvement in Fukushima.
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And in my county they have banned plastic bags for groceries as an environmental issue while no one speaks of the dangers of radiation from Fukushima. Plastic bags, although some aren’t recycled as they should be have never radiated our food supply from the ocean or caused the horrible effects that the Japanese involved in this nuclear accident are suffering.

The ‘Gift’ that will just keep on giving and giving ’till it hurts so many so bad!

No bigger topic than this. Our, every…single..one of us, for the short, medium and very long term will likely be effected from what is not being done or even acknowledged some 19 months since Fukishima reactors became compromised and began leaking toxic radiation.

One of the most amazing takeaways from this documentary was that the Japanese officials chose to ‘save face’ and not disclose the radiation affects to their own people, even though those scientists that new the true dangers were/are recommending the evacuation of Tokyo!

This is incredibly unconscionable behavior and these ‘authorities’ need to be held accountable for their egregious behavior. Yet did we not see the exact same action during Hurricane Katrina in the U.S., when private parties attempted to bring supplies to those in need while FEMA, Bush, et. al took days to provide assistance and remedy?

The other critical takeaway from this is that we are in a complete YOYO (You’re On Your Own) mode of society now. Each individual, family and town needs to self protect, self preserve and, as best they can, become self sufficient and reliant in the communities where they live. Their is simply too much evidence that our government ‘representatives’ have zero interest in the well-being of you, me or the future of our children or will come to our aid in times of more and greater disasters.

Our collective problems on radioactive fallout are not nearly as severe or widespread of problem that our children will be facing since radiation intensities increase over time, as referred to in this excellent expose. (FYI, radiation generally effects children and pregnant women the greatest)

Radiation shelf lives of the type being released from Fukishima last from days to lifetimes to longer than Man has inhabited Earth! AND NO ONE IN POWER IS DOING ANYTHING ABOUT It.

In fact the ignoring, not the ignorant U.S. ‘leaders’, as of just yesterday, with names like Clinton and Obama, are strong arming Japan to halt that country’s stated goal of no new nukes by 2030.

http://www.zerohedge.com/contributed/2012-10-03/american-government-forces-re-start-japanese-nuclear-reactors

“To Serve and to Protect?”
Do we see anyone in power, police, fire, etc. setting up local radiation detection warning/checking systems because we know what is happening and will continue getting more radiated into the forse (yet they sure can find new ways to ding us with new Cal Fire taxes, that we already pay for in prop. taxes!). I had the temerity to ask our local fire station if they had any radiation monitoring systems available and was greeted directly with a question of what planet I had landed from? We need to put pressure on our local officials to set up radiation real time, internet monitor-able, monitoring devices, post haste. Many of our lives may well just depend on it.

That this huge story is not being reported anywhere by Whorporate News Inc., means we must come to-gather to do what we can in our communities to bring awareness and action. Soon, within a few months, we are going to be ‘gifted’ with significant Fukishima waste and debris….for years upon our Western shores. Are we setting up monitoring stations on the coast and diverting Navy off shore weapon testing funds to solve the problem and clean up the radioactive sea debris as best they can before it all hits land? or will some enterprising group gather the glowing gypsum, bridges and flotsam to hawk as souvenir memorabilia?

Your/our/not my government is allowing the madness to continue unchecked and unresolved because… It’s good for GDP, they will not be in power when the real damage is done and it’s plausibly deniable against lawsuits or criminal prosecution since cancer takes years and decades to occur.

Those who consent to be governed by the likes in power must now accept the ‘Acceptable Consequences’ to paraphrase Madeline ‘Mad’ Albright, former U.S. Sec. of State, who declared that starving 500,000 children in Iraq during the U.S. embargo was ‘worth it’.

http://www.globalresearch.ca/dedicated-to-madeleine-albright-on-behalf-of-the-children-of-iraq-whose-lives-were-a-price-worth-it/

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All must become acutely aware that the United States operates nearly 25% of all nuclear power facilities in the world (106), not counting military and university nuclear programs. Many of these are the exact same Mark I design as in Fukishima, many built on shore and fault lines. The one significant difference on more than some, is that the U.S. allows much greater storage of spent fuel than at Fukishima. Much of it the same Fukishima Moxy mix of plutonium and uranium. All nuke facilities are decades old and many past their shelf life of designed operation yet officials have limited choices for decommissioning much less large scale evacuation plans for it’s citizens in the area.

Down in Southern California, San Onofre’s reactors are still shut and they are now going to ‘attempt’ to unload one of the reactors radioactive fuel holdings. What could go wrong? (It is also highly curious that those shut down reactors,serving millions, as well as the fact that this summer nearly all of Japan’s nuke reactors were offline, now power shortages occurred!)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/28/san-onofre-radioactive-fuel_n_1836740.html

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The SFBay Area was the central point for nuclear development after WWII through the 1970’s, where open air testing continues to this day. That cancer rates in the bay area are higher than the national average should come of no surprise to anyone given the accumulated effects from decades of radiation being released.

http://socket.kongshem.com/2007/10/farallon-islands-nuclear-waste-dump.html

http://mediaroots.org/lawrence-livermore-lab-the-continued-nuclear-arms-race.php

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Radiation-worries-on-Treasure-Island-3794865.php

There are many personal radiation detectors that can purchased now. I have this one and it is very easy to use, built in the U.S. and you can talk directly with the engineers on how to use it for various readings.

http://www.mazurinstruments.com/

This huge problem is not going away. It is our legacy to fix and solve but it will not be solved by the same maniacs and sociopaths who caused these global problems by unintelligent design and now look the other way as not to affect the GDP or Wall Street.

It is up to us. If not us, then who?

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