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Has the 40-year plan to stop the leakage failed?
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Quote:h/t https://www.sott.net/article/353677-It-l...ady-failed

Has the 40-Year Plan to Stop the Leakage at Fukushima Already Failed?
June 12, 2017
http://www.wakingtimes.com/2017/06/12/40...dy-failed/

Six years plus after the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that led to a partial meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant on March 11, 2011, a near total media blackout on this issue is signal that a colossal cover-up is taking place, as few major media organizations are giving this story its proper due. Japan seems more concerned with stopping information leaks about the disaster than with stopping the contamination of radioactive materials into the soil, groundwater, and Pacific Ocean.

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Although history’s most significant nuclear disaster occurred on March, 11 2011, there is still no end in sight, and six years on, the 30-40 year plan to stop the leakage at Fukushima has already proven insufficient.

Perhaps it is already too late. We won’t really see the effect until cancer rates really begin to skyrocket in coming decades, or until marine wildlife populations crash significantly. In the mean time, we’re stuck on stupid with leaders who want more nuclear power plants and more nuclear weapons. Pandora’s box is open, yet no one in any relevant position of power seems to have much interest. While the U.S. government continues to inflame global conflict and posture for nuclear war, is there anyone who can make Fukushima a top international priority?

We shouldn't be ignoring the problems at Fukushima Daiichi.  National and international leadership is failing all the peoples of the globe by letting more radioactive contamination destroy the life on this planet.
"The map is not the territory that it is a map of ... the word is not the thing being referred to."
 
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I incorrectly attributed the quote in twitter - it wasn't you saying "We won’t really see the effect until cancer rates really begin to skyrocket in coming decades, or until marine wildlife populations" it came from the article you cited.

But, I have to say, marine life in the Pacific Ocean has already evidenced drastic changes. No need to wait to see the dramatic "research" stated evidence. Too many accounts of whales, dolphins, salmon dying in unprecedented numbers already exist.
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Well, the quote is saying what we've been saying for awhile now.  The article mentioned the dying ocean life, skyrocketing cancer rates, silent media, and no political will to fix the leaking radioactive contamination.  Summed it up quite nicely.  Shortly after 311 when I read that tepco was purposely leaking out tritiated water I knew aquatic life would take an even bigger hit than the damage already done by the initial explosions.  Lucky we were, the nuclear cartel said when 80% of the fallout landed on the ocean instead of Japan.  The ocean may be vast but the water column where fish live is much smaller and that's where the radiation diluted to, the surface waters.  Studies showed that soluble radioactive elements concentrated in tidal zones and coastlines.  It's been known since the sixties that tritium was devastating to aquatic life.  Atomic bomb test fallout depleted fish stocks and it was blamed on overfishing.  After the Nuclear test ban fish stocks were rebounding.  Then Fukushima happened.  Now TPTB use every excuse in the book except radiation.  What does it take to wake people up and demand leadership to contain the Daiichi radioactive effluent; maybe a dying ocean.  Life will be much harder for man when the bounty of the ocean is gone.
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