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Saturday, November 12, 2011

Inside The Dead Zone

Nov 12th, 2011

Coming just on the heels of  reports that iodine-131 is being detected across Europe, this news seemed worth passing along.

Via RT:

"Japan has opened the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to journalists for the first time since the disaster of last March. RT has obtained a video of the inside of the crippled complex.

On Saturday, representatives of the Japanese and international media – more than 30 reporters, photographers and cameramen – were taken on a tour of the facility which was the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster in 25 years.

Despite TEPCO’s assurances that the radiation leaks pose much less danger now, the visitors had to wear a full set of protective gear during the tour."

They have rendered a vast swath of their country uninhabitable. Think that word over. Uninhabitable. How long until we have our own? It's anyone's guess.

That said, try and picture this scene in Ohio. Or Illinois. Or California. Ask yourself, is it worth it?

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