Since 11 March 2011, a different kind
of toxin began making its way through the veins of common food sources
after TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company) completed a planned dumping
of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean at the site of Fukushima
Daiichi nuclear power plant. Spinach and other green leafy vegetables,
milk, and water have been found to have iodine-131. Fish, cows’ milk,
and water have been contaminated with cesium-137.
As the Japanese government and TEPCO struggle to bring the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant under control, a group of pensioners has decided to put their lives at risk to save younger people from radiation.
TEPCO has finally admitted that Reactor #1 has experienced a meltdown
event that may have breached the primary containment vessel. Further,
truly alarming levels of radiation are now being reported in and around
Born and raised in upstate New York, traveled for a decade after college, lived in various places around the world, keeping a journal. Settled in Kyoto in 1980, moved to this mountainside above Lake Biwa in 1995. Started Pure Land Mountain in April 2002.
Written and sidebar contents 2002~2015 copyright Robert Brady