Thursday, June 7, 2012

Xenon 133 Detected in Pacific Northwest 450,000 Times Background in March and April of 2011

US Particulate and Xenon Measurements Made Following the Fukushima Reactor Accident
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA
Justin McIntyre, Steve Biegalski, Ted Bowyer, Matt Copper, Paul
Eslinger, Jim Hayes, Derek Haas, Harry Miley, J.P. Rishel, Vincent Woods

MAJIA HERE: In case you are wondering:

Xenon 133 emits gamma and beta as it decays.

Here is a graph for the decay chain of Xenon isotopes

Here is information about "Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility" [the drug in question is Xenon133 used for medical imaging]

"No long-term animal studies have been performed to evaluate carcinogenic potential, mutagenic potential or whether this drug affects fertility in males or females."

Majia Here: Previously radioxenon levels had been found to be 40,000 background

Radioxenon levels were 40,000X Average Concentration In Pacific Northwest in Week Following Accident.  Bowyer, T. W. et al. (2011). Elevated Radioxenon Detected Remotely Following the Fukushima Nuclear Accident. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 102, 681-687.
Now it is reported to have been 450,000X Background in Pacific Northwest. Is it safe?
Helen Caldicott and Arnie Gunderson report in November 2011 that the Xenon cloud bombards people with gamma rays as the Xenon decays. They also report that noble gasses including Xenon are a absorbed by the lungs and can cause genetic diseases over time.

November 14, 2011 Xenon Gas and Lethal Doses by Inhalation The AIPR or International Association for the Protection Against Ionizing Radiation posted this on Nov 4 (please note it is translated from the French) "The program "semi formalized" in Fukushima of 1.67 E19 Bq 133 Xe gas have meant the spread of 2.411 kg. This emission is equivalent in terms of internal radiation lung 400.8 million in potentially lethal doses by inhalation. As shown, 2.4 kg of material having the power to kill only transient 400 million people, the Xenon 133 is classified as very low radiotoxic. It's not beautiful science! "The Xe 133 has a half-life of 5.244 days. It decreases in beta mode with a decay constant of 1.52985 s-1 E-6. (Ln (2) / T1 / 2 ie 0.693147 / 5.244 * 24 * 60 * 60 = 1.52985 E-6. ) The specific activity of E15 6.9271 Bq / g E05 Ci/gr.- -1.872 (6.0221415 E 23 / ​​133 * 1.5299 = 6.9271 E-06 E15 Bq / gr.) The inhalation dose factor is of 1.20 E-10 Sv / Bq.  
A lethal dose by inhalation of 5 Sievert E-06 weighs 6.02 gr. (6, o2 micrograms), E10 is 4.17 Bq. One gram of 133 Xe has provided 166,249 potentially lethal doses. Fukushima has released about 2411 grams of the radioactive element has so far scattered in the environment the innocent and very low radiotoxic equivalent of 400.8 million lethal doses."

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