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|6/20/2015 - We have been fed propaganda for years aimed to convince us that, aside from rare incidents and accidents in which radiation has leaked into the environment, nuclear power plants are one of the safest and "cleanest" sources of energy.
And although many of us have always been skeptical about these...|
|6/1/2015 - It is estimated that at least 130 storage containers holding radioactive waste at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility in Japan are now leaking, according to new reports. The result is a continuous hydrogen gas buildup that nuclear experts say could one day trigger a cascade of devastating...|
|5/30/2015 - Elon Musk warns that artificial intelligence may spiral out of control and give rise to self-replicating machines that destroy humanity. Stephen Hawking mirrors the same warning with even more dire language about the future of human civilization and its survival in the universe. Bill Gates warns that...|
|5/2/2015 - Japanese police are investigating after a drone seemingly contaminated with radioactive cesium was discovered on the roof of the prime minister's office on April 22. A man has turned himself in, claiming he landed the drone as a protest against Japan's nuclear energy policy.
In 2011, a massive earthquake...|
|4/12/2015 - Even as radioactive waste from the Fukushima nuclear disaster continues to pour into the Pacific Ocean, the world's nuclear industry is undergoing a different kind of explosion.
"Right now, the nuclear renaissance is happening, and it's happening in East Asia," said Geoffrey Rothwell, an economist...|
|4/7/2015 - According to the most recent report, deaths in Japan attributable to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster have continued to increase. Last year, the number of deaths increased by 18 percent over the year before.
A March 2011 earthquake and tsunami triggered multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi...|
|3/20/2015 - Despite the fact that the Cold War ended nearly a quarter of a century ago, the threat of nuclear war is higher today as it was back then, geopolitical analysts and political scientists said at a recent security gathering in Germany.
A confluence of events has brought renewed tension between the...|
|3/13/2015 - The federal agencies regulating nuclear power are scrambling to find a solution to a potentially devastating threat: meltdown of nuclear reactors at such plants stemming from an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack on the U.S. power grid.
As reported by the Washington Examiner there is good news and...|
|3/11/2015 - During the Cold War, the concept of MAD -- mutually assured destruction -- kept the former Soviet Union and the West from starting World War III. In recent months, Russian military officials have taken to reminding the U.S. and its allies that Moscow's nuclear arsenal remains potent and could be used...|
|2/12/2015 - The end of the world has not yet arrived -- an obvious statement driven home by the fact that you're currently alive and well and reading this article (for which I and Natural News are eternally grateful).
But we're getting close to that moment. Dangerously close. Two minutes closer, to be precise.
|1/21/2015 - The inherent dangers of nuclear radiation are once again on display after officials in Scotland found contaminated fish some 80 miles away from the closest nuclear plant. Scotland's Daily Record paper reports that nuclear waste released from a Cumbrian reprocessing site made its way into fish swimming...|
|1/10/2015 - During the Cold War, Americans - and citizens of countries all over the globe - worried that the two superpowers at the time, the United States and the Soviet Union, could someday launch a nuclear war that would shroud the world in planet-killing radioactive fallout.
While that is not as much of...|
|12/12/2014 - With the end of the Cold War, you would think that the risk of global nuclear conflagration would have been dramatically reduced -- and, for a time, it was. With the U.S. as the only remaining superpower and a collapsing Soviet Union, most experts saw the risk of atomic war as minimal.
|11/26/2014 - The same company responsible for building the flawed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power reactor in Japan, which failed back in 2011 following a historic earthquake and tsunami, also built a nuclear facility in Shoreham, New York, that, unbeknownst to the general public, is also highly vulnerable to a catastrophic...|
|11/6/2014 - Few Americans want to contemplate what a nuclear attack on the country might look like: the damage, the carnage (death in the hundreds of thousands, depending upon where the weapon was detonated) and decades of being unable to re-inhabit Ground Zero.
But because such incidents would be so horrific,...|
|11/4/2014 - A recent nuclear weapons explosion drill in New York City. President Obama saying in March that he "continues to be much more concerned when it comes to our security with the prospect of a nuclear weapon going off in Manhattan." And North Korea's continued nuclear weapons development. Are all of these...|
|9/16/2014 - The Cold War ended with the collapse of the Soviet Union in December 1991, but under the stewardship of President Vladimir Putin, a former KGB agent, a new cold war between Russia and the United States appears to be forming. At least, it's cold for now.
Over the past 30 months, Russian strategic...|
|9/3/2014 - A nuclear insider has unleashed a bombshell about how radiation is actually released from nuclear power plant reactors -- and what he has to say might shock you. During a recent interview with Nuclear Hotseat host Libbe HaLevy, radiation biologist Dr. Ian Fairlie spoke about massive radiation spikes...|
|9/2/2014 - It is still a mystery why a 55-gallon drum containing nuclear waste exploded in mid-February at the government's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico. But new reports indicate that, following the explosion, a large mass of what witnesses say looked like a cloud of whipped cream traveled...|
|8/25/2014 - With the situation heating up between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine, as well as ongoing concerns about a potential power grid failure affecting domestic nuclear reactors, preppers nationwide are turning their attention to antidotes for radioactive fallout. Likewise, with Fukushima continuing to spew...|
|8/12/2014 - If you think the Fukushima situation is bad, consider the fact that the United States is vulnerable to the exact same meltdown situation, except at 124 separate nuclear reactors throughout the country. If anything should happen to our nation's poorly protected electric power grid, these reactors have...|
|8/7/2014 - A University of California, Berkeley press release recently reported that state-of-the-art real-time radiation tracking equipment has been installed on its campus. Air samples are used for the real-time measurements, while the practice of analyzing milk, fish and other food source samples will continue...|
|7/28/2014 - While millions of people around the world have an innate fear of nuclear weapons and think that every country that has them should dismantle them, many foreign policy experts who have adopted a "realist" worldview maintain that those mighty weapons of mass destruction have actually kept the world safer...|
|7/25/2014 - Virtually no one in the Japanese public supports nuclear energy production anymore, thanks to what many now agree was the worst nuclear disaster ever to occur in recorded history. But this hasn't stopped the Japanese government from continuing to propagandize the public in support of nuclear technology,...|
|7/10/2014 - Nearly five months later, scientists still do not know what caused the Valentine's Day explosion of a barrel of nuclear waste at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico.
WIPP was intended to be the only permanent storage facility for materials contaminated as part of the nation's...|
|7/5/2014 - Very few Americans who don't live near it have ever heard of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), a federal nuclear waste repository approximately 26 miles east of Carlsbad, New Mexico, but some experts are saying that something very serious happened there recently -- something that could affect...|
|7/2/2014 - The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has recommended that the government issue potassium iodide pills to all people living within 10 km (6 miles) of nuclear power plants, to use in case of a nuclear accident, such as the one suffered by Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant in 2011.
Following the Fukushima...|
|7/1/2014 - An independent food science researcher with a privately-owned atomic spectroscopy laboratory has discovered a dietary formula proven to capture radioactive cesium isotopes in food and water. The formula, called "Cesium Eliminator, Formula 137" has widespread applications for enhancing public safety...|
|6/24/2014 1:09:56 PM - Experts are still claiming to have no idea what's causing an increase in neural tube birth defects throughout central Washington, at a rate that's much higher than in the rest of the country.
Since 2010, more than 30 babies have been diagnosed with anencephaly, a "nightmarish neural tube defect in...|
|6/23/2014 - In the movie Knowing, starring Nicholas Cage, the main character is faced with the burden of comprehending a written code revealing the exact dates and GPS coordinates of large-scale catastrophic events. The movie is outstanding and well worth watching, by the way, but could it ever be true?
|6/23/2014 - Workers at a large nuclear waste storage facility in south-central Washington are falling gravely ill from exposure to radiation, according to new reports. But a former company insider says they are too afraid to come out about it for fear of losing their jobs.
NBC Right Now in the Tri-Cities reports...|
|6/21/2014 - The ongoing Fukushima nuclear disaster has prompted European officials to set higher standards for their own nuclear programs that will hopefully prevent similar disasters from occurring down the road. The European Union (EU) has reportedly established new safety measures that will improve the resilience...|
|6/13/2014 - Workers at the federal government's Hanford Site, a Department of Energy facility in Washington State that serves as a repository for spent nuclear power plant fuel rods, say their health has been adversely affected by what they say is toxic exposure to chemicals and radiation.
In an interview with...|
|6/6/2014 - A radiation leak that occurred at a nuclear waste storage facility in New Mexico back in February is being blamed on organic "kitty litter," according to reports. Officials from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) say at least 57 barrels of nuclear waste filled with the questionable kitty-litter-like...|
|5/29/2014 - The decision by Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), a government-run nuclear testing facility in New Mexico, to go "green" with a new radiation absorption material may have caused an explosion that occurred several months ago at a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) storage facility. The Santa Fe New...|
|5/20/2014 - In modern times, the nuclear disaster at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant in March 2011 has been one of the most under-reported of cataclysmic events, and some critical analyses have concluded that coverage likely would have been more complete had the accident occurred in a country not allied with the...|
|4/16/2014 - A report by the Department of Homeland Security that has been suppressed from the public concludes that North Korea is able to deliver a nuclear electromagnetic pulse (EMP) over the United States that would be capable of knocking out a huge swath of electrical and technological infrastructure.
|3/31/2014 - Disposing nuclear waste is tricky business; governments today are unsure of how to properly manage and store the toxic byproducts. The radioactive waste just can't be scraped into the garbage and tossed out in a landfill. At minimum, radioactive waste must be sealed in airtight steel or concrete containers...|
|3/27/2014 - The three-year anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster recently passed, and a prominent nuclear expert has come out in protest of the way both the Japanese government and the country's nuclear industry continue to handle the situation. During a recent episode of the Nuclear Hotseat podcast,...|
|3/20/2014 - Back in February 2014, alarms sounded off at the Nuclear Waste Isolation Pilot Plant outside of Carlsbad, New Mexico. The radiation detection alarms signaled that higher-than-normal airborne radiation was present and could be making its way outside into the environment through the facility's ventilation...|
|3/14/2014 - Exclusive investigation: The 239 people on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may still be alive. This stunning realization is now supported by considerable emerging evidence detailed in this article. At the same time, the "vanished" Boeing 777 may also be in a hanger in Iran right now, being retrofitted...|
|3/6/2014 - Just days after officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) came clean about using radiation reading "errors" to cover up record levels of radioactive strontium-90 present in collection pools at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility back in July, the embattled power utility...|
|3/4/2014 - Federal regulators are scrambling to minimize the public relations impact of a recent radiation leak that occurred at an underground nuclear waste facility in southeastern New Mexico, where 13 workers reportedly tested positive for radiation exposure. According to reports, the discovery came after the...|
|2/28/2014 - More blunders at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in Japan, now defunct, have led to yet another major environmental disaster, indicate new reports. Workers from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which owns the shuttered utility, apparently forgot to turn off an overflow valve at...|
|2/19/2014 - American scientists have made a giant leap forward in the realm of energy-efficient nuclear fusion, overcoming a key obstacle to making such reactors a reality.
Researchers have managed to demonstrate that they can now produce more energy than what is put into igniting fuel on an experimental scale,...|
|1/15/2014 - Unfortunately, because the federal government takes in so much of our money and is so large, it is not uncommon to hear about cases of waste, fraud and abuse. Hell, duplication of services alone costs taxpayers at least $100 billion annually.
Now, according to Politico, Uncle Sam has wasted $38 billion...|
|1/10/2014 - Fallout from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster from two and a half years ago continues to silently impact health and safety around the world. After explosions in four of the six reactors, three melted down into the ground, and there is no way to simply plug the dam.
The effects of this unprecedented...|
|12/2/2013 - In an interview with the Guardian, the man in charge of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has warned that a similar disaster could easily befall any of the world's nuclear power plants.
Commenting on the United Kingdom's plans to build a new generation of nuclear plants in Somerset, Tokyo...|
|12/1/2013 - It's something that Homer Simpson would most likely do, but he's a cartoon character and isn't even real.
Still, it is an apt comparison given Simpson's cartoon job status as an employee at a nuclear power plant.
As reported by The Washington Times, employees at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission,...|
|11/18/2013 - The Tokyo Electric Power Co. announced it is delaying the relocation of fuel rods from its crippled plant reactors. Work was originally scheduled to begin today due to the fact that fuel rods remain highly vulnerable in the damaged storage pools. Right now, Fukushima is just one earthquake or tidal...|
|11/13/2013 - You could have been reading the alarming headline of this very article in the aftermath of the recent Super Typhoon Haiyan, which killed more than 10,000 people and displaced over 600,000 in the Phillipines this last week.
Super Typhoon Haiyan was one of the largest CAT-5 storms in recorded history,...|
|10/25/2013 - Scientists at a top U.S. laboratory have surpassed a critical milestone in their development of a process that would create self-sustaining nuclear fusion.
According to the BBC, the ability to harness fusion - the process that powers the sun - "could provide an unlimited and cheap source of energy"...|
|10/25/2013 - Fresh on the minds of the thousands of Japanese people who recently took to the streets of Tokyo in protest of nuclear energy is the ongoing Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, which continues to wreak havoc both in Japan and abroad. According to RT News, many of these folks want to see an end to the...|
|8/21/2013 - The majority of Americans do not live near a nuclear power plant, but that doesn't mean they are safe from any fallout should one be damaged or destroyed. With that in mind, a new report suggests that America's 107 nuclear power facilities are extremely vulnerable to terrorism.
In fact, according...|
|7/16/2013 - Breaking news from Tokyo, Japan confirms that levels of cancer-causing cesium-134 are showing up in groundwater samples at rates 90- 110 times higher than all previous readings at the Fukushima disaster zone. The announcements are coming from the Tokyo Electric Power company (TEPCO) who has been monitoring...|
|7/12/2013 - In an ironic twist of fate, the former head of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in eastern Japan has died, according to new reports. After battling a bout of throat cancer that emerged just months after the stricken plant was overrun by a historic tsunami and subsequent earthquake, 58-year-old...|
|6/20/2013 - On March 11, 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale occurred 130 km off the coast of Honshu Island, Japan. Located in the region are four nuclear power plants with 11 total reactors (all of which shut down automatically when the quake hit). While three of the reactors in the Daiichi...|
|5/5/2013 - A Southern California nuclear power facility that was taken offline back in January 2012 due to leaking radiation and major design flaws could be reactivated as soon as this June, according to new reports. An ABC 10 News investigative report explains that Southern California Edison (SCE), the power...|
|5/4/2013 - "Hanford Determines Double-Shell Tank Leaked Waste From Inner Tank." This headline on a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) press release from last October is bigger news than it first appeared. For the first time, the massive storage tanks built to hold some of the most radioactive nuclear waste in the...|
|4/12/2013 - A classified Defense Intelligence Agency report described in testimony on Capitol Hill yesterday reveals that "North Korea now has nuclear weapons capable of delivery by ballistic missiles."
The U.S. has jointly declared "Watchcon 2" status with South Korea, the highest level of military alert, as...|
|4/8/2013 - New data released by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) shows once again that the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster is far from over. Despite a complete media blackout on the current situation, levels of Cesium-137 (Cs-137) and Cesium-134 (Cs-134) found in produce and rice crackers...|
|4/4/2013 - In the name of "science," our world has built a network of deadly, unstable nuclear power plants that quite literally threaten the very future of human civilization. As the Fukushima accident shows, all these "scientists" who think they're so smart are actually incredibly myopic in that they couldn't...|
|3/28/2013 - Federal budget cuts have prompted the layoff of at least 235 workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southern Washington, a massive 586-square-mile storage site for radioactive waste located near Richland. But according to the Associated Press (AP), aging underground storage tanks at the facility...|
|3/25/2013 - The two-year anniversary of the infamous Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, in which a mega-earthquake and tsunami ravished one of Japan's largest nuclear power plants, recently took place with little media coverage (which is hardly surprising). But a prominent nuclear expert and professor from Japan...|
|3/19/2013 - (NaturalNew) Nuclear medicine has been around for decades, as has the technology for the federal government to monitor and track nuclear materials. In the past patients who have been treated with nuclear medicine have "set off" government nuclear detection gear, but few of them were chased down by an...|
|2/6/2013 - Stalinist North Korea warned in late January the country would conduct new nuclear weapons tests in the near future, further complicating relations with the U.S. and its South Korean ally while adding yet another element of uncertainty to an increasingly volatile part of the world.
In its most aggressive...|
|12/9/2012 - A radioactive element being promoted as a "wonder fuel" by the nuclear power industry is much less benign than it has been presented as being, according to a paper by four nuclear energy specialists published in the journal Nature.
The element in question, thorium, has been portrayed as a potential...|
|12/7/2012 - A prominent South Korean news agency is reporting that North Korea is only one week away from having a long-range rocket capable of reaching California.
"North Korea is believed to have completed the installation of a long-range rocket on the launch pad" at the Dongchang-ri base in the country's...|
|11/14/2012 - No emergency preparedness kit is complete without potassium iodide (KI) to protect every family member from radiation. In a world where a Fukushima-style disaster could happen any day, potassium iodide is an FDA-approved supplement that's scientifically proven to help protect your body from radiation.
|11/3/2012 - The Associated Press (AP) is reporting that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)'s official alert for the Oyster Creek nuclear power facility in Forked River, New Jersey, has been lifted. The narrowly-averted crisis was first triggered as an "unusual event" on Monday as flood waters from Hurricane...|
|8/17/2012 - In the wake of Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant disaster, a number of atomic experts have begun to weigh the potential consequences of a similar incident in the United States - what would happen if a massive earthquake-triggered tsunami were to plow into a seaside nuclear plant? Is the nation...|
|7/30/2012 8:38:44 PM - Radioactive waters from the Fukushima disaster now buffet the coasts of North America. We have known since 1987 - when in the 8 months following Chernobyl, a 245% to 900% increase in infant mortality was observed in the northern coastal areas of the US - that out-of-control radiation leaks are a proven...|
|7/13/2012 - Most people who know about the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex on Japan's east coast believe it was caused by a natural disaster: A huge, earthquake-generated a tsunami that swept over and through the complex in March 2011, heavily damaging three of its reactors in the process,...|
|6/26/2012 - Sweden's three operating nuclear power plants have raised their security alert levels to stage two after a recent security breach took place at the Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant in the country's southwest region. According to reports, a forklift truck carrying a fist-sized explosive device was recently...|
|6/13/2012 - June 6, 2012, was a very strange day for northern Indiana and southern Michigan, where a series of strange explosions and a subsequent nuclear radiation spike left local residents combing for answers. And though there are still many missing pieces to the puzzle, it has become clear that some type of...|
|6/1/2012 - Remember the Chernobyl nuclear reactor meltdown in Russia in 1986 and, more recently, the tsunami-caused nuclear plant crisis at the Fukushima complex in Japan last year? Well, new research shows that the probability for more such disasters is much higher than previously believed.
|5/24/2012 - Radioactive fallout from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster continues to show up at dangerously high levels in the city of Tokyo, which is located roughly 200 miles from the actual disaster site. According to an analysis of five random soil samples recently taken by nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen,...|
|5/23/2012 - It has been more than a year now since the massive 9.0-plus magnitude earthquake and corresponding tsunami devastated the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on the eastern coast of Japan, sending untold amounts of nuclear radiation into the environment. And to this day, the threat of nuclear fallout...|
|5/11/2012 - I have published more than several essays on my blog about the terrible nuclear disaster in Japan. I wish everything I am reporting on were not true, or at least were less true than it appears. It does seem that Japan is in the process of contaminating the entire Pacific Ocean via continued uncontrolled...|
|5/9/2012 - U.S. Senator Ron Wyden is, as far as Senators go, an honorable guy. I don't agree with all his politics, but I actually used to live in his district in Oregon when he was a congressman (1981 - 1996), and I remember him standing out as someone who genuinely seemed to care about the People.
To my knowledge,...|
|5/1/2012 - During a recent Congressional delegation trip to Japan, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden witnessed with his own eyes the horrific aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, which we have heard very little about from the media in recent months. The damage situation was apparently so severe, according...|
|12/12/2011 12:43:20 PM - After enduring many months of total information blackout on the situation, an intelligence source connected with NaturalNews has just informed us that Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor 4 may now be on the verge of collapsing, and that mass evacuations in northern Japan could be necessary if such a collapse...|
|12/7/2011 - Obama administration officials have released new intelligence indicating North Korea is building mobile ICBMs that will soon be able to reach the United States. This was reported in the Washington Times, which states, "New intelligence indicates that North Korea is moving ahead with building its first...|
|11/15/2011 - The use of pesticides and the presence of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) are not the only major differentiating factors between conventional food and organic food. According to GreenMedInfo.com, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allows the conventional food supply to be irradiated with...|
|11/4/2011 - In the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, some countries have decided to rethink their energy policies and initiate moves towards safer energy alternatives. Following in the footsteps of Germany, the European nation of Belgium has reportedly decided to phase out its nuclear energy...|
|11/4/2011 - The silence of governments and the world press about the radiation dangers from Fukushima is alarming to say the least. We have an open nuclear sore on the planet, a radioactive boil that continues to burst casting a toxic shadow on the people of Japan and a few other billion people who happen to live...|
|10/4/2011 - When nuclear energy production technology first began to emerge in the US in the 1950s, neither scientists nor the US government considered what would be done with nuclear reactors once it was time for them to be put out of commission. And recently-released documents reveal that, in an effort to hastily...|
|9/25/2011 - A major, long-time player in the nuclear technology industry, Germany-based Siemens has announced that it is leaving the nuclear energy business for good. Citing "German society and politics clear position on ending nuclear energy," Siemens CEO Peter Loscher also referenced the ongoing Fukushima disaster...|
|9/21/2011 - Mike Adams wrote recently about the threat to the world's nuclear installations from the sun and we are almost being promised this by NASA. The sun is acting up but so is the earth with increasingly intense and frequent earthquakes.
Japan marks 600th eruption of
the Sakurajima volcano this year
|9/13/2011 - Forget about the 2012 Mayan calendar, comet Elenin or the Rapture. The real threat to human civilization is far more mundane, and it's right in front of our noses. If Fukushima has taught us anything, it's that just one runaway meltdown of fissionable nuclear material can have wide-ranging and potentially...|
|9/12/2011 - The highly unusual 5.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the East Coast near the small town of Mineral, Va., on August 23, 2011, is the largest to have occurred east of the Rocky Mountains since 1897, when an earthquake of similar magnitude struck in western Virginia. And reports now say that the recent...|
|9/1/2011 - (Natural News) There has been a lot of disinformation regarding the Fukushima Nuclear disaster. It appears the government agencies of other nations cooperated with Japan while the international nuclear industry sided with TEPCO's (Tokyo Electric Power Company) disinformation and denial campaign.
|8/13/2011 - Five months ago today, the nuclear crisis began in Fukushima, and the government began lying about the threat and the dangers to its people. Now they are beginning to build a gigantic tent over reactor number one. We do not have any information from Japan about people dying but the plants are dying...|
|7/27/2011 - Lauren Moret told us that, "On the night of June 14, a nuclear incident occurred in the Reactor 3 building in the spent fuel pool when huge bursts of gamma ray fluorescence lit up the night sky and turned the reactor building as bright as the sun, indicating the spent fuel rods and melted uranium and...|
|7/22/2011 - What happened in Fukushima, Japan on March 11, 2011 may be the most sinister global disaster in the recorded history of our planet. The repercussions of this historic disaster will remain for centuries to come. The manifestations of nuclear radiation from the meltdown of the reactors in Fukushima will...|
|7/18/2011 - Reports continue to surface about Japan's tsunami-caused nuclear disaster at the Fukushima complex, and this time Japanese radiation specialists say the plant's owner, Tokyo Electric Power Company, is engaged in a number of cover-ups and misinformation campaigns.
One specialist, Nishio Masamichi,...|
|7/18/2011 - For almost three months the bad nuclear news has been shouting at us, warning us, but even the professionals in the area of toxicity are not abandoning their lives or homes. Is it an everyone-goes-down-with-the-ship paradigm that has a hold on these people? The invisible but hot magna of nuclear toxicity...|
|7/10/2011 - A nuclear research reactor at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, NC, was recently shut down after it was discovered that the plant has been leaking about ten gallons of nuclear cooling water per hour for at least the past week. Officials from the university, however, claim that the leak,...|
|7/1/2011 - Threats of radioactive disaster from what is shaping up to be the largest wildfire in the state's history are escalating, as heavy winds and plenty of dry brush have fueled flames to within 50 feet of New Mexico's Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), home of the first atomic bomb.
Crews claim there...|
|7/1/2011 - The American public is largely being kept in the dark about the escalating Midwest flood disaster, which has now been further intensified by reports that a major nuclear plant near Omaha, Neb., has been breached by flood waters.
A few weeks ago, NaturalNews reported that an electrical console at...|
|6/29/2011 - Are you worried about nuclear facility safety? Could the US have a disaster similar to Japan? Just this week three nuclear facilities have been threatened by the power of nature. The Fort Calhoun nuclear reactor 19 miles north of Omaha, Nebraska has been overtaken by floodwaters of the Missouri River,...|
|6/21/2011 - Dr. Helen Caldicott described what's happening at Fukushima as "kind of like a nuclear war with no explosion." She believes the release of radio?nuclides from Fukushima is much higher than has been reported by officials and could, over time, cause millions of cancers. She says. "We're talking about...|
|6/19/2011 - Last week, NaturalNews reported that rising Missouri River flood waters prompted officials to declare a "Notification of Unusual Event" as the Fort Calhoun Nuclear plant just outside of Omaha, Neb. (http://www.naturalnews.com/032672_nuclear_power_plant_Nebraska.html). Since that time, flood waters have...|
|6/12/2011 - What if the alleged 9.0+ magnitude mega earthquake that was said to have hit off the coast of Japan back on March 11 never actually happened, and the resultant tsunami that destroyed the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant was actually a deliberate, false flag attack using nuclear weapons? Freelance journalist...|
|6/10/2011 - Flood waters continue to rise in many areas of the US Midwest, which has prompted officials at the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant near Omaha, Neb., to declare an unidentified "Notification of Unusual Event." According to reports, flood waters have already reached the plant, and the Omaha Public Power District...|
|5/18/2011 - The truth has finally come out, as officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) now admit that fuel in Reactor 1 of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex melted just 16 hours after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the area on March 11, 2011. When asked why it took more than two...|
|5/16/2011 - - A renowned nuclear activist has said the crisis at Japan's Fukushima nuclear complex brought on by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and resultant tsunami March 11 is much worse than the atomic disaster at the Chernobyl plant in the former Soviet Union in 1986.
Dr. Helen Caldicott, at a March 18 Montreal...|
|5/12/2011 - TEPCO has now publicly admitted it wasn't telling the truth about the severity of the damage to Fukushima reactor No. 1. We're now being told what we've suspected all along -- that nuclear fuel rods in that reactor are totally exposed and have suffered a nuclear meltdown, releasing vast amounts of radiation...|
|5/10/2011 - Several Japanese are crying out about what is going on in Japan. Hirose Takashi is telling us that, "The nuclear power plants in Japan are aging rapidly; like cyborgs, they are barely kept in operation by a continuous replacement of parts. And now that Japan has entered a period of earthquake activity...|
|5/6/2011 - Workers at the Grand Gulf Nuclear Plant in Port Gibson, Miss., last Thursday released a large amount of radioactive tritium directly into the Mississippi River, according to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and experts are currently trying to sort out the situation. An investigation is currently...|
|5/2/2011 - Before jumping into today's essay here is the latest news: Radioactive levels at Fukushima were about 250 times higher than a month before. TEPCO said the levels of caesium-134 and -137 increased about 250-fold and iodine-131 increased about 12 times compared with one month ago, after the accident had...|
|4/20/2011 - Every day the news gets worse. Today it was robots telling us that radiation is so hot inside the nuclear plant in Japan that workers will have a hard to impossible time to work in certain areas to recover the plant from worst case scenarios. Radiation levels are just heading up across the board and...|
|4/16/2011 - The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster has sparked an uprising against nuclear energy production due to concerns about its safety. Recently, 45 groups and individuals from across the US banded together to ask that the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) cease all licensing for 21 pending nuclear...|
|4/12/2011 - The title of this article probably should have been "TOLD YA SO." After all the downplaying, all the denials, all the disinfo and deceptions by both the nuclear industry and the mainstream media, it finally emerges that the amount of radiation released by Fukushima was far, far higher than what we were...|
|4/11/2011 - As the famous physicist Dr. Michio Kaku said on April 4th, "The situation at Fukushima is relatively stable now... in the same way that you are stable if you hang by your fingernails off a cliff, and your fingernails begin to break one by one." (http://bigthink.com/ideas/37705). That same article also...|
|4/2/2011 - As radioactive clouds from Japan reach the United States, serious health concerns are raised for those of us living in the United States. While much of the public tried to stock up on dwindling potassium iodide and follow plentiful advice on other measures to take in the event of dangerous fallout levels,...|
|3/30/2011 - The battle to save the Fukushima nuclear power plant now appears lost as the radioactive core from Reactor No. 2 has melted through the containment vessel and dropped into the concrete basement of the reactor structure. This is "raising fears of a major release of radiation at the site," reports The...|
|3/29/2011 - Ionizing radiation can damage our own health, our children's health, and the health of future generations. Very high doses of ionizing radiation can result in death, organ failure, and make people infertile. Radiation can alter and damage the DNA which damages our health in a way that can be passed...|
|3/28/2011 - The Fukushima crisis continues to worsen by the day, with nuclear experts around the world finally realizing and admitting we've all been lied to. "I think maybe the situation is much more serious than we were led to believe," said Najmedin Meshkati of the University of Southern California, in a Reuters...|
|3/25/2011 - The fourth-largest economy in the world is accelerating a plan to end the use of nuclear power by as early as 2020, following the nuclear meltdown situation at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Citing what they say are the inherent dangers posed by nuclear energy production, German...|
|3/24/2011 10:26:01 PM - Despite all the desperate efforts by world governments to downplay the severity of the release of radioactive material from Fukushima, world radiation sensors are revealing the ugly truth about the Fukushima catastrophe that the nuclear industry doesn't want you to know: The radioactive fallout is now...|
|3/24/2011 - The headlines we wake up to Monday morning say: A new column of smoke rising from an overheating nuclear plant in Japan drove workers out of the smoldering site dented hopes for a breakthrough in the post-quake atomic crisis raising the risk of uncontrolled radiation. The World Health Organization said...|
|3/21/2011 - A Japanese nuclear safety official has now publicly admitted the Japanese government improperly withheld potassium iodide from the public for three days following the Fukushima power plant explosion. Kazuma Yokota says the Japanese government was "caught off guard" by the nuclear catastrophe and didn't...|
|3/19/2011 - The status of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant's Unit 4 reactor is one of the most critical aspects in determining the severity of the impending nuclear meltdown. After all, the most recent temperature readings available showed that the rods there were three times hotter than they should be, which...|
|3/19/2011 - On March 15 Michi Okugawa wrote, "The situation in Tokyo is getting worse. The number of people who are panicking is increasing with more and more people trying to get out of Tokyo or out of the country. The nuclear plant explosion is having a large effect in our daily lives. The biggest problem is...|
|3/18/2011 - Almost as if on cue, the mainstream media today halted nearly all accurate reporting of the worsening situation in Japan, writing off the whole thing as a "non issue." This all happened in a seeming coordinate effort following President Obama's speech on Wednesday that urged Americans to NOT prepare...|
|3/18/2011 - As each hour passes Japan the world comes closer to reading news of one of the largest nuclear stations in the world going out of control creating a permanent hot spot on our planet that will create nightmares for ages to come. It is already happening and we are within a hairs length of incalculable...|
|3/18/2011 - Based on all available reports at this time, it appears that the Japanese government has been severely downplaying the very real radiation threat the Japanese people face in the wake of the 9.1 magnitude earthquake and massive tsunami that occurred last Friday, which has left tens of thousands of people...|
|3/17/2011 - The situation in Japan seems to be going from bad to worse, as officials from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently came forward saying that water pools used to cool spent fuel rods in Unit 4 have run dry, and that temperatures are rising rapidly in several of the other reactor units.
|3/17/2011 - Fallout from the current meltdown occurring at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which was hit by the 9.0+ mega earthquake and tsunami last Friday, could contaminate the world's food supply with toxic radiation, say experts. If the plant's radioactive particles get caught in the jet stream and...|
|3/17/2011 - The protocol: Iodine - Glutathione - Natural Chelation - Clay - Baking Soda. On Sunday, when I first released this protocol I said that it is too early to call everyone in North America to prepare for a radiation cloud streaming down radioactive particles from the accident in Japan. According to the...|
|3/16/2011 - It is an especially important moment for parents around the world to sit up and take notice of what they will need to do to protect their children against the toxicities that are threatening them from many sources. Now we have a nuclear energy plant with four reactors going completely out of control...|
|3/16/2011 - NaturalNews has received information directly from an American who happened to be in Tokyo at the time of the nuclear incident and who also happens to have a background in atomic energy and nuclear reactors. He has sent us some extremely disturbing information that seems to indicate the situation with...|
|3/16/2011 - It's happening everywhere now: Potassium Iodide supplements are getting wiped out as people concerned about the possibility of radiation fallout are purchasing them for their own protection. Yesterday evening, we posted a story about an alternative source of iodine -- Nascent Iodine -- and now it has...|
|3/16/2011 - Those looking for potassium iodide to help offset the health-devastating effects of a potentially widespread nuclear fallout may be shocked to discover that many vendors of the product have significantly raised their prices since March 11, the day of the massive 9.0+ Japanese earthquake and tsunami....|
|3/15/2011 - With one massive lurch, planet Earth has put an end to the nuclear power "renaissance" that was gaining momentum around the world as a safe, clean energy source. For the last few decades, nuclear power looked quite good compared to the dirty coal industry which fuels most of the world's power plants....|
|3/13/2011 - Contradicting earlier reports that claimed the Fukushima nuclear power plant suffered no reactor core damage, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano today admitted that a "partial core meltdown" is now underway. This is being reported at the Washington Post (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/03/12/AR2011031205493.html?hpid=topnews),...|
|3/12/2011 - Media reports are now saying that the possible nuclear plant meltdown at the Fukushima power plant in Japan has been narrowly averted. CSMonitor.com is reporting that the core containment structure holding the plant's fuel rods was not damaged in the explosion that took place there yesterday (http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-Pacific/2011/0312/Japan-earthquake-Officials-say-nuclear-catastrophe-averted)....|
|9/15/2010 - Over and over, women are pushed to have mammograms in order to detect breast cancer. But you rarely hear about the research that shows these tests, which expose breast tissue to radiation, may actually cause breast cancer. For example, as NaturalNews has covered previously, a study presented at the...|
|2/15/2010 - Ask around and you'll hear this over and over again: People are concerned about what might be coming. They're concerned about a global financial collapse, an ecological crisis and potential disruptions in the food supply. The radical weather patterns now being witnessed across the world are further...|
|2/24/2009 - Hospitals have become a major source of nuclear waste in the United States, producing and storing millions of radioactive materials each year with no long-term disposal plan. Experts increasingly fear that such waste could pose health hazards or be stolen by terrorists and used to build dirty bombs.
|7/22/2008 - Children's risk of cancer goes up substantially the closer they live to a nuclear power plant, according to a German government study.
Researchers contracted by the Federal Office for Radiation Protection studied the occurrence of cancer in children under the age of five who were living within five...|
|5/20/2008 - The use of depleted uranium (DU) munitions by the U.S. military may lead to a death toll far higher than that from the nuclear bombs dropped at the end of World War II.
DU is a waste product of uranium enrichment, containing approximately one-third the radioactive isotopes of naturally occurring...|
|12/18/2006 - The environmental impacts of a nuclear war -- nuclear winter, decades of radiation fallout -- are terrifying enough, but a team of researchers concluded today that even a small-scale, regional nuclear war could vastly disrupt the global climate for a decade or longer.
"Considering the relatively...|
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|10/12/2005 - Like September 11, 2001, the 2005 terrorist attacks in London once again reminded the Western hemisphere that even the countries that wield tremendous military power are not immune to terrorism. Though the London attacks did not involve nuclear weapons, there is always the chance that future terrorist...|
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