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Americans Within 50 Miles Of Fukushima Should Evacuate
TBI ^ | 3-16-2011 | Gus Lubin

Posted on 03/16/2011 11:17:36 AM PDT by blam

Americans Within 50 Miles Of Fukushima Should Evacuate

Gus Lubin
Mar. 16, 2011, 1:52 PM

The US government just told all citizens within 80 kilometers of Fukushima Nuke Plant to stay indoors or evacuate.

These areas are on radiation watch. Note how close it is to Tokyo.

For some perspective, here's how that radius looks on top of Los Angeles:


(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: japan; quake; radiation; tsunami

1 posted on 03/16/2011 11:17:40 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

The closest reactor to LA is San Onofre.

Can you map one from there?


2 posted on 03/16/2011 11:26:37 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: blam

The No.3 nuclear reactor of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is seen burning after a blast following an earthquake and tsunami in this handout satellite image taken March 14, 2011. The Fukushima nuclear complex, 240 km (150 miles) north of Tokyo, has already seen explosions at two of its reactors on Saturday (reactor No.1) and on Monday (reactor No.3), which sent a huge plume of smoke billowing above the plant, just days after a devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed at least 10,000 people. Reactors No.1 to No.4 can be seen from bottom to top. Read more: http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/123200/20110316/fukushima-nuclear-power-plants-japan-earthquake-reactors.htm#ixzz1Gmv9Fqq6


3 posted on 03/16/2011 11:28:16 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: blam

The actual warning was to “stay indoors or evacuate”.

what do the headlines say? EVACUATE!

I wonder what the injuries & damages will be due to unnecessary evacuation by panicked Americans?

Anyone publishing weather/wind maps for the area?


4 posted on 03/16/2011 11:29:35 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("All it takes for Evil to triumph is for good MEN to do nothing." Edmund Burke)
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To: blam

News for the science challenged.

I will pass, but then I never bought into anthropomorphic global warming or Chloroflourocarbons either.

Guess it comes with doing your own labs in physics and chemistry, and NBC training during the cold war.


5 posted on 03/16/2011 11:30:44 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: blam

Ignore this advice. Many on this forum have assured us there’s no danger.


6 posted on 03/16/2011 11:35:00 AM PDT by McGruff (Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.)
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To: blam
Market Selloff Accelerating On Fukushima News, Dow Now Down Over 2.3%
7 posted on 03/16/2011 11:40:51 AM PDT by blam
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To: BwanaNdege
The NRC’s Official Statement:

WWW.NRC.GOV

Link is a PDF on this page.

8 posted on 03/16/2011 11:44:12 AM PDT by MrNeutron1962
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To: blam
This might just be prudence as opposed to panic. Most of the area was devastated by the quake / tsunami in any case. So if you aren't there on a rescue mission one of the best things you can do is get yourself out of the way.
9 posted on 03/16/2011 11:49:29 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: blam

I would be boogying out of there, esp. if I had young children.


10 posted on 03/16/2011 11:50:38 AM PDT by Palladin (Obama, Ayers, Dohrn, Trumka: birds of a feather.)
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To: MrNeutron1962; BwanaNdege; MrEdd
Thanks.

NRC News

NRC PROVIDES PROTECTIVE ACTION RECOMMENDATIONS BASED ON U.S. GUIDELINES

Under the guidelines for public safety that would be used in the United States under similar circumstances, the NRC believes it is appropriate for U.S. residents within 50 miles of the Fukushima reactors to evacuate.

11 posted on 03/16/2011 11:50:38 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

50 miles—HELL!

I’d leave if I were in Tokyo. Radiation is not stopped by some invisible wall at the 50 mile radius border. It’s carried on clouds and delivered with the rain and snow.

People are so ignorant.


13 posted on 03/16/2011 11:53:36 AM PDT by Palladin (Obama, Ayers, Dohrn, Trumka: birds of a feather.)
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To: MrEdd

“NBC training...”

Ah, good old NBC...No Body Cares!

I did something wrong [no idea what] in my last squadron and ended up as NBC officer. Trying to get anyone interested was an uphill battle.

The only gas mask available for helo pilots in those days was the standard infantry model. Flying with one, especially at night, was a bear.

I asked the CO if I could run a “user evaluation”, document pilot comments and send the results to HQMC. The Colonel said, “Good idea!, have the XO do the first flight.”

The XO returned from the flight, threw his gas mask across the Ready Room and let loose a string of profanity. I handed him my questionnaire and said, “Sir, could you put that on paper for me?” That evaluation project finally got some attention for NBC.


14 posted on 03/16/2011 11:54:01 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("All it takes for Evil to triumph is for good MEN to do nothing." Edmund Burke)
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To: Palladin
Americans Within 50 Miles Of Fukushima Should Evacuate

Is there some reason that Americans would be affected more than others?
/snark

15 posted on 03/16/2011 11:54:14 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: blam

Real time wind map at:

http://www.windfinder.com/windreports/windkarte_japan.htm

Currently it is blowing to the Northwest.


16 posted on 03/16/2011 11:56:03 AM PDT by texmexis best
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To: MrB

Right...but if they say “EVERYONE—GET THE HELL OUT OF THERE”...can you imagine the results? How do you evacuate everyone from Fukushima to Tokyo—millions of people.

Chaos; Armageddon; Godzilla!


17 posted on 03/16/2011 11:57:30 AM PDT by Palladin (Obama, Ayers, Dohrn, Trumka: birds of a feather.)
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To: MrB

Guess it might be that we flew a global hawk over the site and now have more data then the Japanese are willing to release.


18 posted on 03/16/2011 11:58:55 AM PDT by CJ Wolf
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To: Retired Greyhound

Center the circle on Oceanside for comparison.


19 posted on 03/16/2011 12:01:58 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: MrNeutron1962; blam

My mistake.

I read from the Business Insider website which quoted “The US government just told all citizens within 80 kilometers of Fukushima Nuke Plant to stay indoors or evacuate.”

http://www.businessinsider.com/map-of-radiation-in-japan-2011-3#ixzz1Gn3uuegI

Thanks for the link to the authoritative source document.


20 posted on 03/16/2011 12:03:06 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ("All it takes for Evil to triumph is for good MEN to do nothing." Edmund Burke)
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To: Palladin

Godzirra!


21 posted on 03/16/2011 12:13:03 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: McGruff
Many on this forum have assured us there’s no danger.

It comes from studying atomic warfare in the military, and working in the field.

As opposed to listening to the mainstream press now and then and watching science fiction movies.

Basically, the gasses that make up the atmosphere have an extremely short half life if radiated and divest themselves of any significant hazard very quickly.Radiated rock and metal, as can be found in the cloud put out in a bomb explosion is a differenty subject.

It isn't that complicated a subject.

We could go into atomic weights and valence shells, and get into the physics of each elements on the periodic table and the relationship of how many electrons are in each valence shell yada yada yada... but that isn't neccesary.

Tell me, who do you think knows more about atomic radiation:

1. Freepers from the military or nuclear mediscine.
2. Political appointees put in place by the Obama administration.

Who is more likely to have an agenda to give impressions they know are a lie?

22 posted on 03/16/2011 12:48:10 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: blam

Like Chernobyl, the area can be declared a nature preserve/no-go-zone after bestowing an environmentalist award on our great current president and naming the dedicated “green” zone O’bummer Land, in his honor.

Again, like Chernobyl, the remaining functional reactors will finish out their lifetime of producing electrical power so as not to interfere with corporate enrichment.


23 posted on 03/16/2011 12:56:10 PM PDT by Razzz42
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To: blam

http://resources.nei.org/documents/japan/Used_Fuel_Pools_Key_Facts_March_16_Update.pdf


24 posted on 03/16/2011 1:00:54 PM PDT by 20 years too late
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To: Razzz42

“...German news outlet Spiegel is reporting that the problem of radioactive boar’s meat is becoming serious, especially in the rural southern part of the country. Although Germany has strict requirements on allowable radioactivity levels in wild game, many rural hunters are not going out into the field equipped with Geiger counters...”

Taken from...

http://weirdanimalreport.com/news/radioactive-wild-boars-annex-germany


25 posted on 03/16/2011 1:17:20 PM PDT by Razzz42
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