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Shunichi Yamashita’s 311 Speech at the NCRP Meeting

This article was originally posted here on April 7, 2013.
In regards to issues with graph alterations on Slide 12, please refer to this post.


Shunichi Yamashita was in the United States on March 11, 2013, giving a keynote address at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.  http://www.ncrponline.org/

The video of the address was transcribed, word for word as much as possible, so that it might be translated into Japanese.

The original English transcript is published below for those interested in knowing what Yamashita said.  The image of each slide is followed by what he said about it.

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10th Annual Warren K. Sinclair Keynote Address: Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident and Comprehensive Health Risk ManagementShunichi Yamashita, M.D., Ph.D.

Video for Yamashita’s lecture at the March 11 NCRP annual meeting:http://echo.colostate.edu:8080/ess/echo/presentation/d6ddb666-85bd-48a3-8d83-a691910906be

PowerPoint slides:https://docs.google.com/fil…

Kuwa-chan’s Decontamination Effort: A Promise with Children

Yutaka Kuwabara, aka Kuwa-chan, used to work as a radiation administrative worker at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant (FDNPP), participating in technical investigation, primary loop recirculation system duct renovation, and detailed checkup of turbine. Also having engaged in natural farming, he used to live in Namie Town, Fukushima, within 20 km of the FDNNP. He and his late-wife, who died of cancer in March 2013, evacuated to Saitama Prefecture shortly after the FDNPP accident following the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami on March 11th, 2011. After the accident, Kuwa-chan became so disgusted with how much information was covered up both by TEPCO and the Japanese government that he has grown vocal on Twitter and in his blog, sharing his expert knowledge and educating general public about radiation. He has been going to various parts of Fukushima Prefecture, totally at his own expense, to take radiation measurements and conduct decontamination all on his own.

On June 2…