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California town passes Fukushima resolution: “Urgent international rescue” needed at site

California town passes Fukushima resolution: “Urgent international rescue” needed at site — “Poses health and safety concerns to America’s West Coast” — “Much greater contamination is likely”

Published: December 7th, 2013 at 1:02 am ET
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Town of Fairfax, California, Nov. 6, 2013: Town Council Agenda [...] Adoption of Resolution 13-57 in support of urgent international rescue of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility



[…] Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear reactors, crippled by the tsunami in Japan in March of 2011, continue to pose a grave risk to people and the environment around the world, including the United States.

[…] much greater contamination is likely, given that the reactor cores are highly unstable and that the structures and storage tanks are deteriorating and that massive amounts of contaminated cooling and groundwater are being released into the Pacific daily [...]

[…] this disaster presents one of the gravest threats and greatest technological challenges facing the international community, and as such demands an international response utilizing the world’s most accomplished experts as well as international funding on a level commensurate with humankind’s most ambitious efforts, in the interest of every nation […]

[…] mishaps at the site are ongoing and pose a growing threat not only to the Japanese, but to all Pacific nations, including the western coast of the United States […]

[…] the situation at Fukushima, Japan is now clearly an international problem and poses health and safety concerns to America’s West Coast;

[…] the Town of Fairfax urges that:

The United Nations General Assembly and Security Council appoint on an emergency basis, within thirty days, an International Independent Commission of Experts (IICE) charged with formulating a plan to reduce, to every extent possible, releases of Fukushima Dai-ichi radiation into the atmosphere and the ocean […]

The Food and Drug Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, United States Agricultural Department and the Federal Trade Commission and other responsible agencies begin periodic collection and reporting of radioactivity levels in edible ocean species, plants and products and that the results of such surveys be published on a public website for consumer information and education without delay […]

The foregoing Resolution was duly passed and adopted at a regular meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Fairfax […]

View the full resolution here

See also: TV: Officials near San Francisco to monitor Fukushima plume, concerns for environment and food supply -- Supervisor: The risks to Californians are concerning -- Commissioner: We can't rely on Japan or Tepco -- Will waves of cesium and strontium pollute coast? (VIDEO)


http://enenews.com/california-town-passes-fukushima-resolution-poses-health-and-safety-concerns-to-americas-west-coast-much-greater-contamination-is-likely

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