Fukushima – Why isn’t this in the news?

I read a really alarming article about the Fukushima disaster and the massive amount of radiation currently being held within the walls of the plant itself but more worryingly leaking into the surrounding area and the Pacific ocean.

I won’t pretend to know or even be able to imagine how toxic 530 sieverts per hour is to anything that lives but when they’re saying 5 sieverts would kill half the people exposed to it within a month and a single does of 10 sieverts would prove fatal within weeks you know that Fukushima is a major catastrophy which has slid from the public radar but which needs to be taken very seriously indeed.

This article is excellent in providing information on the disaster in a clear and concise way and I’d recommend that everyone read it.

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