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  •  If current levels don't increase... (6+ / 0-)
    millisieverts   when
    508               now
    254            30 years
    127           60 years
    64             90 years
    32            120 years
    16            150 years

    With safe levels set at 20 millisieverts, looks like somewhere between 120 and 150 years.

    "The problems of incompetent, corrupt, corporatist government are incompetence, corruption and corporatism, not government." Jerome a Paris

    by Orinoco on Mon Aug 22, 2011 at 05:13:38 PM PDT

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    •  Yes, Orinoco. I agree, it's well over 100 years. (4+ / 0-)
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      Of course given the lies, and minimization we've heard so far the Japanese government will probably only bring this up in 2022.  

      The Japanese people will surpase them soon, and through out the politicians who are not protecting them, and their children adequately, is my guess.

      They will probably turn Fukushima into their permenent waste repository, so my guess it that area is gone
      forever, for any other use, as far as our generation, and the next several is concerned.

      The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

      by HoundDog on Mon Aug 22, 2011 at 08:11:53 PM PDT

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    •  If current levels don't increase. (6+ / 0-)
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      Sandino, Orinoco, ozsea1, splashy, cdreid, Russgirl

      We've got three cores in full meltdown mode.

      When they hit the water table they could be sending out large amounts of radioactive steams for an unknown period of time.

      If heard estimate of decades to a century.

      I don't know.

      Why are we not hearing more about the possible scenarios from the Japanese, and other scientist around the world?

      The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

      by HoundDog on Mon Aug 22, 2011 at 08:15:37 PM PDT

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    •  And 20 will be shown in time be unsafe (3+ / 0-)
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      Orinoco, splashy, Russgirl

      There is no "safe" 20 msv dose

    •  Sieverts are a horrible "measurement" (1+ / 0-)
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      Orinoco

      Theres no solid scientific basis for the measurement. You can get 3 different measurements from the same readings by 3 different people/organisations. It doesnt hold up to scientific method in the slightest. I realise it's "Fun" like the "feels like" weather temp forecasts. But this is supposed to be science.

      A man is born as many men but dies as a single one.--Martin Heidegger

      by cdreid on Tue Aug 23, 2011 at 02:18:10 PM PDT

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