> NHK had an interview on about an hour ago with a japanese professer
> from Tokyo Christian University (I think that was it, not one of the
> He speciailises in disaster psych management, one of the key areas Jim
> Smith was talking about in his Nature article.
> Essentially he was saying exactly what you were saying Chris.
> Big gap between what they jgov was saying and what people were
> doing,leading to people returning, then getting opposite advice,
> leading to a really bad feedback loop.
> If I recall correctly Eda Bauer aka Edano-san implied tonight they are
> thinking of increasing the evac zone to keep within a 5 msv /yr
> cumulative dose limit.
> On Apr 7, 9:50 pm, Chris Harrington <chris.harrington...@gmail.com>
> > Great Links. Really, really concerned about Iitatemura. It turns out
> > the gov. sent in some um, "scientists" to say that rad levels were
> > safe several days ago after most had gotten out, and so guess what,
> > 2/3 of the community came back. Thankfully they came to the decision
> > today to send the women and children out of the town temporarily.
> > At the same time, over in Minami-soma, apparently the government asked
> > small business to start up again *within the 20-30km stay indoors
> > zone*. So the town asked the government to *cancel the stay indoors
> > order*. Now today the government admitted it is considering changing
> > the order from stay indoors to evacuate for that zone due to
> > accumulated dosage fears.
> > Those are just two examples of what happens when they try to butter up
> > the real facts on the ground to avoid panic.
> > On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 8:16 PM, sonicviz <sonic...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > My brother, the real research scientist in the family, just sent me
> > > these two from latest issue of Nature
> > > World View: A long shadow over Fukushima
> > >http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110405/full/472007a.html
> > > Researchers divided on how best to probe any possible link to cancer.
> > >http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110406/full/472015a.html
> > > There's a couple of other fushi related topics in the same issue.
> > > Not of risk to anyone in Tokyo but if you know people within say 80Km
> > > it might be worth a heads up to them.
> > > On Apr 7, 3:29 pm, sonicviz <sonic...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> For those interested in trying to ascertain what the true situation is
> > >> you might want to watch the Fairewinds recent video updates.
> > >> Granted he is no doubt pushing his own consulting/analyst barrow, but
> > >> he does seem to have a background in remote forensics in this area.
> > >> Latest: Closing Ranks: The NRC, the Nuclear Industry, and TEPCo. Are
> > >> Limiting the Flow of Informationhttp://goo.gl/ZMSel
> > >> The Areva report referenced in the video ishttp://www.fairewinds.com/content/3-2011-areva-fukushima-report
> > >> and the NRC one ishttp://www.scribd.com/doc/52467769/NRC-Rst-Assessment-26march11
> > >> Areva, btw, were probably the reason the French vacated Tokyo in such
> > >> a very loud and very fast manner the very vocal
> > >> Don't shoot the messenger if you don't agree with it. I'm not sure I
> > >> agree with it all as well, but he does seem to know a little more
> > >> about things than CNN/JT reporters.
> > >> Any links to similar sources from energy consultants/scientists,
> > >> whatever their risk conclusion, would be welcome.
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