The media has gotten bored with the story of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant meltdown, but the radioactive debris will soon reach the US West Coast. Should we worry? Not only worry, but prepare. This is a very dangerous situation. Here, Linda Moulton Howe reports on the largely ignored story of what happened to the crew of the USS Reagan when it approached within two miles of the burning power plant in order to offer assistance. The Japanese had lied to the US Navy about the level of contamination present, but when the Reagan's officers realized that they were sailing into a deathtrap they immediately withdrew to a hundred miles offshore. But crew members have been devastated by radiation sickness since.
This is just one example of the horrific and phenomenally irresponsible lying that characterizes Japan's and Tokyo Electric Power's entire approach to the problem. The Japanese government has even gone so far as to make reporting anything negative about the plant illegal in Japan.
Listen to Linda Moulton Howe's searing report on this dangerous situation. Linda's website is Earthfiles.com
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