What are Canadian officials hiding about Fukushima?

 

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“The Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan has exposed troubling weaknesses with radiation monitoring here in Canada.”  
Alex Roslin,
straight.com

“The rainwater data is just one example of failings in how Canada monitored radiation from Fukushima. The accident has exposed a pattern of nonchalance and seeming willful ignorance on the part of Canadian health authorities when it comes to the dangers of nuclear power.”

“Health Canada’s rainwater data reveals deficiencies in how Ottawa monitors radiation in terms of public safety. Even at the height of the Fukushima crisis, rainwater in Canada was tested for radiation only at the end of each month, after a network of monitoring stations sent samples to Ottawa.”

“And with the lackadaisical attitude of public officials in Canada, we have to wonder if they will bother to study longer-term health impacts. Canada’s lack of monitoring isn’t all that surprising when you consider that it is a major exporter of nuclear technology and uranium.”

Complete original article HERE: http://www.straight.com/article-491941/vancouver/what-are-officials-hiding-about-fukushima?page=0%2C0

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