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Cesium

Sockeye Salmon Sushi: Use a Geiger Counter

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green
Alison Winfield Burns

Does elevated, uncontrolled radiation gush--as from an artery--out of Japan's maimed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and into the Pacific Ocean?

Fukushima's Nuclear Nightmare Is Far From Over (or the Disturbingly Deadly Act of Placing Profits Before People)

Vivian Norris | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
Vivian Norris

Why does Fukushima still matter? Because no matter what TEPCO or the authorities have claimed, the reactors and the fuel pools are unstable.

Report From Tokyo: Reading the Tea Leaves

David Wagner | Posted 08.14.2011 | World
David Wagner

Earlier this month, it was reported high levels of cesium were found on tea leaves in Shizuoka. Shortly thereafter, the Shizuoka Prefectural government asked the tea company that reported this to refrain from carrying information on its website.

Fukushima 2.0

Marvin Resnikoff | Posted 06.01.2011 | World
Marvin Resnikoff

With the decision to entomb four Fukushima reactors in concrete, Tokyo Electric is moving the disaster into uncharted waters. The heat producing fuel rods cannot be turned off.

Doomsday Scenario at Fukushima

Marvin Resnikoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marvin Resnikoff

The slow motion events occurring at Japan's (or GE's) Fukushima reactor cannot be sugar-coated. It is a doomsday scenario unfolding. Nuclear reactors are not the same as coal/oil/gas electricity plants -- they cannot be turned off.

The Real Deal With Cesium

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rizwan Ladha

Since cesium can be more easily acquired than uranium or plutonium, it wouldn't be a stretch to imagine a terrorist group acquiring enough to construct a barrage of highly radioactive bombs.