NH #164: Indian “Anti-Nuclear Gandhi” Kumar Sundaram in Japan

Here’s the weekly Jon Stewart/Daily Show Tweet; please retweet and favorite: 

Fukushima nuke fuel exploded to 15 miles f/Tokyo suburb. Ready to order 2020 Olympic tix yet? #newCNNshows #nonukes http://t.co/z8zrYYcxU4

— Libbe HaLevy (@NuclearHotseat) August 13, 2014

FEATURED INTERVIEW:  Kumar Sundaram, India’s “Anti-Nuclear Gandhi,” as he concludes a successful two week trip to Japan to warn the country about dangers inherent in a planned nuclear pact between Japan and India. 

Kumar Sundaram
Kumar Sundaram

While in Japan, Kumar spoke with the media, networked with activists, addressed the weekly protest in front of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe-baby’s home… and went into the Fukushima exclusion zone. He provides a chilling first-hand account of what it’s like within six miles of the still deadly Fukushima Daiichi meltdown.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/dianuke/

NUMNUTZ OF THE WEEK:  Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Facebook?  Let’s shoot nuclear fish in a barrel!  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nuclear-Regulatory-Commission/1436993716561689

NUMNUTZ OF LAST WEEK FOLLOW-UP:  Beverly Kerr, Associate Director of the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League

BREDL's Beverly Kerr
BREDL’s Beverly Kerr

(BREDL) weighs in on last week’s Numnutz about Oak Ridge National (Nuclear) Laboratory’s scuttled program to provide Southern accent reduction classes to its employees… at $805 a pop! www.BREDL.org


  • Thyroid cancer outbreak in Fukushima children now labeled “epidemic” by Japanese professor
  • TEPCO — clueless as usual — keeps pretending they know what they’re doing, but admits that they’re dumping more radioactive water into the Pacific – oy!
  • Chernobyl adds second arch of second sarcophagi as they build the most elaborate set of nesting Matryoshka dolls ever seen.


Excellent, exhaustive compilation article by A Green Road on radiation found in Japanese cars and car parts: http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/2014/01/fukushima-radiation-contaminated-cars.html