govt responds to nuclear accident by trying to raise acceptable radiation levels & pretending that radiation is good for us...
from activist post: As Americans focus on March Madness and Dancing With the Stars instead of the radioactive plume spreading all across the country, the US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) is attempting to make the mainstream media cover up of the Fukushima cloud a bit easier.
The agency now notorious for its infamous claim that the air was safe to breathe after 9/11 is now seeking to raise the PAGs (Protective Action Guides) to levels vastly higher than those at which they are currently set allowing for more radioactive contamination of the environment and the general public in the event of a radioactive disaster...
According to PEER (Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility), the new standards would drastically raise the levels of radiation allowed in food, water, air, and the general environment. PEER, a national organization of local, state, and federal employees who had access to internal EPA emails, claims that the new standards will result in a “nearly 1000-fold increase for exposure to strontium-90, a 3000 to 100,000-fold hike for exposure to iodine-131; and an almost 25,000 rise for exposure to radioactive nickel-63” in drinking water. This information, as well as the emails themselves were published by Collapsenet on March 24...
As of the time of this writing, a toxic cloud of radiation has not only reached the US West Coast, but has spread all the way across the country to states like South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, and Massachussetts. Both the US government and the mainstream media have largely denied any risk associated with the radiation and have actively engaged in covering up the extent to which it has spread across the country.
updates on the japanese crisis:
weather models show high levels of radiation entering US*
gaps in US radiation monitoring system revealed*
japan radiation fears: health officials try to calm US anxiety*
japanese radiation reaches alabama*
rain will contain more radiation than normal*
radioactive iodine exceeding max. contaminant levels for drinking water found in penn. & mass.*
fukushima radiation found in massachusetts rainwater as 'bio-robots' fight to prevent disaster*
false radiation readings, radioactive water & anti-nuclear protesters*
video: fda says radiation found in US milk poses no risk*
japan's nuclear crisis worsens: fukushima goes chernobyl*
radiation in water at fukushima reactor 2: 10m times normal*
tepco says groundwater at nuclear plant 'highly' contaminated*
radiation levels reach new highs as conditions worsen for workers*
plutonium detected in soil at fukushima nuke plant*
japan may have lost race to save nuclear reactor*
japanese pm: 'maximum alert' over fukushima nuke crisis*
fukushima nuke plant now in full meltdown*
fukushima plant to be entombed in concrete after radiation leak*
chernobyl today: a creepy story told in pictures*
public anger against nuclear power mounts in japan*
wal-mart to reopen stores in quake-ravaged areas of eastern japan*
man arrested after breaking into fukushima premises*
flashback: japan disaster - from here to eternity
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iv bag infections kill 9 in alabama hospital*
commerce dept forbids biologists from releasing data regarding gulf dolphin deaths*
pfizer recalls citalopram, finasteride due to possible mislabeling*
'earth hour' hoax barely works on greenies, much less any one else*
secret presidential chemtrail budget uncovered:
congress spends billions to spray populace like roaches*