(Cs)Caesium-137, Caesium-134 & Iodine-131 are the most commonly referred to radioactive elements we hear about because they are relatively easy to detect “tracers.” That is to say: When present, there are it’s daughters & any of the 1,946 known radioactive Isotopes floating around in the atmosphere out of some 3000 we know of.. Their killer attack on your body’s trillions of cells never ceases. It did not used to be that way y’know – back in the day.
There were only four radioactive Isotopes in existence and their Decay products. They were mostly in the ground. Since the “Age of Fission” all that has changed.
List of radioactive isotopes by half-life
Tellurium-128 is the longest known half-life decay rate to date at 10³⁰ seconds: A verrry long time & that can change too as new isotopes are being discovered because of Fukushima’s China Syndrome. Until recently a “yoda” 10²⁸ described the largest number normally used. Today, two new prefixes have been added “xona” 10²⁹ & “weca” 10³⁰ to compensate for the large numbers computers calculate – measuring the rad is just a bonus.
Kevin Blanch – Leukemia survivor & nuclear activist has proposed #Fuktonium as one of the many unnamed radioactive isotopes discovered since 3/11. Quite apropos. 👍
As United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld stated in response to a question about links to government involvement & WMD’s.
“Reports that say that something hasn’t happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns – the ones we don’t know we don’t know. And if one looks throughout the history of our country and other free countries, it is the latter category that tend to be the difficult ones”
With the recent announcement to finally close the oldest reactor in America, Oyster Creek New Jersey the concern is what to do with the dismantled radioactive parts & waste – including the ground it sat on since it came online in December of 1969? No one really want’s it & no one is clear on what will happen to it all.
Investigative journalist Paul Derienzo joins RT about Oyster Creek’s Shutdow
Oyster Creek nuclear power plant to shut down
Published on September 17, 2018 by Dave Kovaleski
…Several factors impacted this decision including local water safety concerns and an $800 million price tag to install cooling towers to meet new environmental standards.
Oyster Creek was one of four nuclear power reactors in New Jersey along with Salem Generating Station Units 1 and 2 and Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Station Unit 1. Oyster Creek represented about 15 percent of the state’s nuclear capacity and about 7 percent of total electricity production.
Oyster Creek is the sixth nuclear power plant to shut down in the past five years. There are now 98 operating nuclear reactors at 59 plants in the United States. However, 12 more reactors are scheduled to retire within the next seven years.
With the hazards these reactors pose, you have to ask:
“Are these risks & expense really necessary?”
All plants leak all of the time. Some more than others like the Cando reactors in Canada which relies on recycling highly tritiated water. A subject you hear little about because any scientist worth his salt knows the dangers of tritium & the industries PR machine would rather it remain a Rumsfield “unknown”.
These are just a few ways we’re being nuked everyday & it’s no wonder lame stream sticks to talking points when faced with the doom & gloom reality radiation poses as a very real threat. Just ask the sailors of the USS Ronald Reagan.
US sailors prepare for fresh legal challenge over Fukushima radiation
$1bn lawsuit accuses Tepco of failing to avoid the accident and of lying about radiation levels that have caused health problems to themselves and their families stationed in Japan. A fight they are still battling.
The bottom line is the amount of radiation we’re being subjected to is way too much.
#YRTW no.35 is Your Radiation This Week
Again no big surprise to see Colorado Springs climb to new highs at 58,002,494 CPM YTD making it the number one hotspot in the country.
YTD is short for Year to Date. It means January 1 of the current year to today. CPM is short for Counts Per Minute.
Source RadNet Gamma radiation readings are taken hourly throughout the year. Radiation covers the US like a deadly blanket.
That’s 8,760 cpm Counts on each city listed in a year; local radioactive counts are recorded every minute. That’s 8,784 cpm count hourly reports in a Leap Year.
The increase in Gamma radiation in the States this week, September 1, 2018, to September 8, 2018, was a high 81,346,564 CPM YTD.
The rads are accumulative since Trinity & that’s the very first nuclear test of many to follow. We know the Hanford Site in Washington has long been the most contaminated nuclear waste site in the US. Plagued with it’s own problems even as it goes through closure.
For the latest rad readings from Fukushima see:
This is a public service announcement by: Nuclear Watch International
Don’t you think it’s time to take matters into your own hands & find out what “unknowns” you need to know?
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