Nuclear Forest Fires heading for Chernobyl

The forest fire is heading in the direction of Chernobyl’s installations. Treetop flames and strong gusts of wind have created a real danger of the fire spreading to an area within 20 kilometers of the power plant. There are about 400 hectares [988 acres] of forests in the endangered area. The potential danger in this fire comes from the radioactive contaminants the burning plants have absorbed, ecologist Christopher Busby told RT. “Some of the materials that were contaminating that area would have been incorporated into the woods. In other words, they land on the ground in 1986 and they get absorbed into the trees and all the biosphere. And when it burns, they just become re-suspended. It’s like Chernobyl all over again. All of that material that fell on the ground will now be burned up into the air and will become available for people to breathe.” …MORE

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2 Responses to Nuclear Forest Fires heading for Chernobyl

  1. Nope, been a day-and-a-half now…. Nuthin on CNN, ABC, NBC, FOX, or the NYT. Just Baltimore, Baltimore, Baltimore. When the MSM tells you to look one way – look the other way and see what’s really going on. It’s Chernobyl, Stupid!

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  2. sarasinart says:

    I guess our news sources just think “it’s over there……”

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