Fukushima Hurricane Hagibis Flooding – deluge of water washes full bags of
“decontaminated” soil, plants, and other radioactive matter into Furumichi river near the Japanese city of Tamura in Fukushima Prefecture (above). No report yet on how much radioactive material from the decomposing, torn waste bags was washed back into the environment.
This Week’s Featured Interviews:
- Fukushima Hurricane Hagibis and TEPCO’s report of “alarms going off at Fukushima” analyzed by Nancy Foust. She is Communications Manager & Research Team Member SimplyInfo.org, a not-for-profit research collective that holds and manages the world’s largest public archive of data on the Fukushima disaster.
- Randy Stafford fills us in on plans to build a toll road adjacent to the radioactive Rocky Flats superfund site and “wildlife refuge.” Randy joined the Jefferson Parkway Advisory Committee to get the inside scoop on plans for the roadway, then researched and wrote a 26-page report that has changed the official and public perception of the road. INCLUDES BREAKING STORY.
Numnutz of the Week (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness)
Fun Facts for Kids! Website devoted to Fun Facts on Atomic Energy AND Fun Facts on Nuclear Energy! (Did they have to cover both alternatives?) Are we having FUN yet????? (…but SHHH! Don’t say ANYTHING about what radiation really is and what it does to children’s bodies!)
- Basel Peace Office – United Nations Disarmament Link Action in NYC – full info on NYC actions. Join in counting out one trillion dollars (the U.S. government’s nuclear “budget” for the next 10 years) in one-million dollar increments, and envision “reallocating this to climate protection and the sustainable development goals.”
- Red Flags over Radioactive Waste at Indian Point Plants
- As DOE Abandons a Toxic Mess Threatening the Columbia River, the Yakama Nation Fights Back (Hanford site)