Friday, January 20, 2012

Fairewinds Associates Arnie Gundersen: Cancer Risk To Young Children Near Fukushima Daiichi Underestimated



January 19, 2012

Fairewinds analyzes cancer rates for young children near Fukushima using the National Academy of Science's BEIR (Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation) VII Report. Based on BEIR VII, Fairewinds determines that at least one in every 100 young girls will develop cancer for every year they are exposed to 20 millisieverts [millisievert (1 mSv = 0.001 Sv)] of radiation. The 20-millisievert/ year figure is what the Japanese government is currently calculating as the legal limit of radiological exposure to allow habitation of contaminated areas near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In this video, Fairewinds introduces additional analysis by Ian Goddard showing that the BEIR VII report underestimates the true cancer rates to young children living near Fukushima Daiichi. Looking at the scientific data presented by Mr. Goddard, Fairewinds has determined that at least one out of every 20 young girls (5%) living in an area where the radiological exposure is 20 millisieverts for five years will develop cancer in their lifetime.

December 29, 2011
Thanks go to Mr. A.Gundersen : http://fairewinds.com/
To Jan Goddard for his excellent report

Now the BIER Report only addresses cancer, and of course, there are other effects of radiation that are not included in BIER, so it is actually worse than that.
Two more items: The first is that the BIER Report does not address hot particles. Now we have been over that extensively on the site, and you will see that imbibing it (a kid gets radioactive cesium on their hands and they swallow it,
or breathing it in), is not included in the BIER Report.

And the last piece brings us over to Ian Goddard's video, and that is this assumption by the Japanese and International Atomic Energy Agency, that at some point, this radiation is really so hard to measure that it does not count anymore. Well, the data indicates that just the opposite is happening. And that brings me to Ian Goddard's video. I will be back at the end of the video to try to summarize everything we have talked about today.
[view transcript] at http://fairewinds.com/updates

Our thanks go to Mr. A Gundersen
To Jan Goddard for his excellent report!

Look at his channel:

http://www.youtube.com/user/GoddardsJournal

Thank You for watching, share this information! Blessings

You might wish to look at this earlier post:

http://mnhopkins.blogspot.com/2012/01/fukushima-radiation-spreads-worldwide.html

You may also wish to watch this documentary from Japan:

http://mnhopkins.blogspot.com/2011/05/higuchi-kenjis-documentary.html

Source of Picture:  http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/story/2011-09-19/japan-anti-nuclear-protest/50461872/1

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