by Coup Media Group
Radioactive particles from the MOX Japanese Fukoshima reactors has begun to fall in California. Experts at UC Berkley have confirmed that radioactive particles are being detected. Government officials stated that the radiation levels should not be concentrated enough to cause health problems to California residents yet, but conflicting opinions began to surface this morning surrounding potential health risks given longer term exposure and potentially increasing fallout. Even Mainstream media has began airing alerts of the potential fallout over US territories as early as Friday March 18th, and had advised that it is a good day to stay in doors and watch the basket ball game.
Japanese officials denied claims by the IAEA that MOX fuel rods in one if the Fukoshema reactors are now out of coolant and exposed.
The U.S. network known as Radnet is a system of 100 radiation monitors that work 24 hours a day, spread across the country in places such as Anaheim, Bakersfield and Eureka. In addition, a network of 63 sensors is operated by the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization, an international agency allied with the United Nations.
How to Protect your Family
As radiation is expected to begin falling in the United States within the next 15 hours, the best thing you can do if you are concerned is to keep your family, kids and pets in doors.
It is a good idea to monitor your home both inside and outside with a radiation monitoring devices like geigercounter and dosimeters. You can leave one dosimeter outside on a balcony and one indoors. As well as keeping on on your person at all times if you should go outside.
Shower regulrarly, especially after having been out doors.
Check the food you eat for radiation levels over the next year or so. Eating fruits and vegetables grown indoors oh Hydroponically will have a lesser chance of having been exposed to radiation.
Experts have advised Coup Media that the geigercounter model Victoreen CDV – 717 is a good affordable tool to monitor radiation levels around your home. You may also want to invest in a dosimeter.
Potassium Iodine / Iodide / KI03
Please remember that it is not a good idea to take Potassium Iodide unless it is absolutely eminent that you will be in contact with dangerous levels of radiation or without knowing the radiation levels around you. Your best defense for your protection and safety is to stay in doors and keep your windows closed. If you should find yourself in a potentially hazardous situation make sure that you understand the proper dosing of KI03, Additionally, Do Not by any means attempt to ingest liquid Iodine, this will provide no protection and is poisonous if ingested.