[ RadSafe ] Claim from Tokyo Professor that Fukushima is worse than Hiroshima

Roger Helbig rwhelbig at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 05:31:46 CDT 2011

The following put out by the ultra-left Citizens for Legitimate Government
sounds preposterous - does anyone know anything about the background of the
professor who is making these claims - anytime that they make claims of
equivalence to Hiroshima or Nagasaki, I have strong doubts about the
veracity, but the anti-nukes just lap it up especially since this is being
voiced so near the anniversary of the two atomic bombings that ended WW-II.

Roger Helbig

*Fukushima radiation released equal to more than 29 'Hiroshima-type atomic
Aug 2011 "How much radioactive materials have been released from the
[Daiichi nuclear] plant?" asked Dr Tatsuhiko Kodama, a professor at the
Research Centre for Advanced Science and Technology and Director of the
University of Tokyo's Radioisotope Centre, in a July 27 speech to the
Committee of Health, Labour and Welfare at Japan's House of Representatives.
Kodama's centre, using 27 facilities to measure radiation across the
country, has been closely monitoring the situation at Fukushima - and their
findings are alarming. According to Dr Kodama, the total amount of radiation
released over a period of more than five months from the ongoing Fukushima
nuclear disaster is the equivalent to more than 29 "Hiroshima-type atomic
bombs" and the amount of uranium released "is equivalent to 20" Hiroshima

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