You may have seen that image purportedly showing the alarming spread of Fukushima radiation across the Pacific. But dig deeper, and you’ll find that’s not the case at all. And that’s not the only piece of false information spreading about this scary nuclear disaster. Trace dispels the rumors and tells us what’s really going on.
Claim: Image purportedly shows radioactive seepage spreading across the Pacific Ocean from the Fukushima nuclear plant.
Japan Starts up Offshore Wind Farm Near Fukushima
“Japan switched on the first turbine at a wind farm 20 kilometers (12 miles) off the coast of Fukushima on Monday, feeding electricity to the grid tethered to the tsunami-crippled nuclear plant onshore.”
Fukushima’s nuclear power mess: Five big questions
“The meltdowns of three reactors at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant may have happened more than two years ago, but the disaster remains a giant, unresolved mess.”
“The Fukushima region of Japan remains one of the most radioactive places on earth with a clean-up plan of 40-plus years.”
Fukushima Leaks: How Dangerous Is The Crisis At Japan’s Crippled Nuclear Plant?
“New revelations of contaminated water leaking from storage tanks at the tsunami-ravaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant have raised alarm, coming just weeks after Japanese officials acknowledged that radioactive water has been seeping into the Pacific from the plant for more than two years.”
Fukushima Fallout Not Affecting U.S.-Caught Fish
“In recent weeks, there has been a significant uptick in news from Fukushima, Japan. Officials from the Japanese government and the Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, admitted that radioactive water is still leaking from the nuclear plant crippled by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.”
Fukushima and Chernobyl: Myth versus Reality
Want to bypass the popular press myths and gain a true understanding of the radiation releases at Fukushima? In “Fukushima and Chernobyl: Myth versus Reality”, leading experts from several international organizations, including the United Nations, discuss the facts.
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