USS Reagan – Fukushima Radiation – News

Judge: Sailors’ class-action suit can proceed over alleged radiation …
Stars and Stripes-Oct 30, 2014
Judge: Sailors’ class-action suit can proceed over alleged radiation … for a variety of ailments from radiation exposure following a nuclear …

Two US Sailors Dead After Fukushima Radiation Exposure
Center for Research on Globalization-4 hours ago
Proper medical care for the victims of radiation exposure [is needed, … be on board the USS Reagan may have been under-reported,” said Dr.

USS Reagan sailors not exposed to high radiation levels in Japan …
Stars and Stripes-Jul 17, 2014
USS Reagan sailors not exposed to high radiation levels in Japan, … not exposed to dangerous levels of radiation in the aftermath of Japan’s …

Study claims USS Reagan crew exposed to extremely high levels of …
RT-Feb 20, 2014
Attorneys in that suit say that “up to 70,000 US citizens [were] potentially affected by the radiation,” and might be able to join in their suit.

Radiation and the USS Ronald Reagan
CounterPunch-Apr 11, 2014
I try to tiptoe between the two extremes of radiation alarmism and, …. on the exposure of sailors on board the USS Reagan to radioactive fallout …

A Sane and Sober Look at the USS Reagan Radiation …
International Policy Digest-Feb 8, 2014
From Radiation – Exposure and its treatment: A modern handbook, “During the Manhattan Project, a squad of infantry soldiers without …

Documents Show the Navy Knew Fukushima Dangerously …
Huffington Post-Feb 27, 2014
… Navy Knew Fukushima Dangerously Contaminated the USS Reagan … Hundreds of sailors were exposed to heavy doses of radiation, but …

US Navy Knew that “Major Radiation Hits” from Fukushima …
Center for Research on Globalization-Feb 26, 2014
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US sailors prepare for fresh legal challenge over Fukushima radiation
The Guardian-Aug 21, 2014
“Radiation exposure to US personnel supporting Operation … Theodor Holcomb, who served on the USS Reagan aircraft carrier, died of a rare …

Fukushima Fallout: Ailing US Sailors Sue TEPCO After Exposure to …
Democracy Now-Mar 19, 2014
… from serious health ailments potentially related to radiation exposure. … on the USS Reagan, were diverted from their naval exercises in the …

US Sailors and Marines Allege Fukushima Radiation Sickness
Truthdig-Mar 19, 2014
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The USS Reagan Is Fukushima’s Unlucky Dragon
Truthdig-Mar 5, 2014
Sixty years ago this week, a misfired hydrogen bomb test plastered with lethal radiation the Japanese fishing boat Daigo Fukuryu Maru—“Lucky …

Reagan sailors press on in radiation lawsuit
NavyTimes.com-Dec 28, 2013
Sailors wash down the deck of the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan during Operation Tomodachi relief efforts off the coast of Japan in 2011.

USS Ronald Reagan Crew Members Sick With Cancer Three Years …
International Business Times-Dec 24, 2013
Sailors scrubbed the external surfaces on the flight deck and island superstructure to remove potential radiation contamination. REUTERS/U.S. …

Fukushima’s cancer epidemic: the reality revealed
The Ecologist (blog)-Dec 25, 2013
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USS Reagan Sailors File $1 Billion Suit Over Radiation Exposure …
KPBS-Apr 8, 2014
The class-action suit, filed in federal court in San Diego, claims the utility lied about unsafe levels of radiation emanating from the plant after …

USS Reagan Exposed to More Radiation Than Expected
Military.com-Mar 17, 2014
SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — When the USS Ronald Reagan arrived off the coast of Japan’s main Honshu Island on March 13, 2011, it was …

Navy sailors have radiation sickness after Japan rescue

New York Post-Dec 22, 2013
Crew members scrub contaminated snow off the deck of USS Ronald Reagan in March 2011 during a humanitarian mission off …

Sickened by service: More US sailors claim cancer from helping at …
Highly Cited-Fox News-Dec 20, 2013
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Thoughts on a Monday Morning: Recent developments
Marianas Variety-Nov 2, 2014
… aircraft carrier, the USS Reagan, sailed to Fukushima moments after … “Up to 70,000 U.S. citizens were potentially affected by the radiation …

Congress Calls For Inquiry Into Radiation Contamination On USS …
KPBS-Jan 28, 2014
… For Inquiry Into Radiation Contamination On USS Reagan (Video) … on the possibility that radiation contamination sickened sailors aboard …

USS Ronald Reagan Holds Ceremony To Mark Japan Earthquake …
KPBS-Mar 11, 2014
The suit claims the Japanese government (which owns the utility) lied about the amount of radiation leaking from the Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant …

More USS Reagan Sailors Sue Japanese Utility Over Radiation …
KPBS-Mar 15, 2013
Another group of USS Ronald Reagan sailors is suing a Japanese utility for illnesses they say they’re suffering from due to radiation exposure …

More US military join lawsuit over Fukushima exposure
In-Depth-CNN International-Mar 19, 2013
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70-75 US Sailors on USS Ronald Reagan Crew File Suit for …
Axis of Logic-Dec 12, 2013
70-75 US Sailors on USS Ronald Reagan Crew File Suit for Fukushima Radiation Illnesses Printer friendly page Print This ShareThis. By News …

New class action suit filed by USS Ronald Reagan sailors against …
The Japan Daily Press-Feb 12, 2014
They were told that the radiation from the plant was not enough for … The USS Reagan is now docked in San Diego and the safety of such an …

US Sailors Sick From Fukushima Radiation File New Class Action
Opinion-Huffington Post-Feb 12, 2014
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US Sailors Sue Japanese Over Radiation
Forbes-Dec 31, 2012
The USS Reagan is a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarrier with radiation protection technicians, radiation safety officers and radiation …

Sailors who helped Japan after quake sue, claiming excessive …
Kitsap Sun-Jan 2, 2013
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Radiation detected on US warship near Japan
CBS News-Mar 14, 2011
CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports that there were two separate radiation exposures on the aircraft carrier USS …

USS Carrier Ronald Reagan Passes Through Radioactive Plume …
ABC News-Mar 13, 2011
“The maximum potential radiation dose received by any ship’s force personnel aboard the ship when it passed through the area was less than …

Military Crew Said to Be Exposed to Radiation, but Officials Call Risk …
Highly Cited-New York Times-Mar 13, 2011
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USS Reagan Sailors Sue Japanese Utility Over Radiation Exposure
KPBS-Dec 28, 2012
Several crew members from the USS Ronald Reagan are suing a Japanese utility over radiation exposure. The lawsuit claims Tokyo Electric …

US Navy sailors sue Japan for lying about Fukushima radiation
In-Depth-RT-Dec 26, 2012
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Sailor believes illness due to radiation from service in Japan
ksl.com-Aug 16, 2013
Simmons served on the USS Reagan, off the shore of Japan, as it supported … “They didn’t hide the fact that there was a radiation leak from the …

USS Ronald Reagan Crew Arrives and Enjoys Many Hours of Shore …
KEYT-May 30, 2014
The crew of the USS Ronald Reagan has begun a weekend of shore leave in Santa Barbara as hundreds of sailors start visiting downtown and …

Wheelchair-bound Navy Lieutenant retires
W*USA 9-Jun 9, 2014
The 36-year-old blames radiation, but says no one will agree. … he just wants someone to admit he was exposed to unsafe radiation levels.

US sailors sue Tokyo Power for masking radiation danger
Hot Air-Dec 29, 2012
Assuming the complaint proves true and Tokyo Power knowingly lied about the radiation levels to get the Americans in there and working, this …

The USS Reagan Is Fukushima’s Unlucky Dragon
OpEdNews-Mar 6, 2014
The USS Reagan Is Fukushima’s Unlucky Dragon … Hundreds of sailors were exposed to heavy doses of radiation, and in many cases the …

USS Reagan Marks 3rd Anniversary Of Japan Earthquake, Tsunami
KPBS-Mar 12, 2014
Radiation concerns continue to mount three years later. … The USS Reagan ceased its humanitarian efforts and sailed 100 miles out to sea …

US sailors sue over radiation illnesses they blame on Fukushima
Public Radio International-Jan 20, 2014
Sailors scrub the flight deck of the of USS Ronald Reagan to decontaminate it while the ship operated off the coast of Japan in March 2011.

More than 70 Radiation-Stricken U.S. Sailors Sue Fukushima Plant …
AllGov-Jan 2, 2014
At least 71 U.S. Navy personnel are suing the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant for exposing them to harmful levels of …

Homeless Fukushima Cleanup Workers Scammed out of Wages
Ring of Fire-Jan 2, 2014
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US sailors claim radiation sickness from Fukushima rescue
fox5sandiego.com-Dec 19, 2013
According to the suit, radiation experts who assisted in the decontamination say the USS Ronald Reagan sailed straight into a plume of …

Navy realigns carrier fleet: Ronald Reagan to replace GW in Japan
Stars and Stripes-Jan 14, 2014
Most of the crew of the George Washington will transfer over to USS Reagan, “so there will be no mass movement of families overseas,” CNFJ …

USS Reagan to replace George Washington at Yokosuka
International-The Japan Times-Jan 15, 2014

U.S. Sailors Fight for Day in Court to Press $1 Billion Suit over …
AllGov-Apr 10, 2014
… was well known even as the USS Reagan steamed into the danger zone. … For perspective, the worst-case radiation exposure for a crew …

US service members claim they were misled about Fukushima …
RT-Apr 9, 2014
… of whom were aboard the aircraft carrier USS Reagan – are now part … There are “lots of radiation detectors both fixed in position to monitor …

US Sailors Sick From Fukushima Radiation
CounterPunch-Feb 10, 2014
The USS Reagan (CVN-76) is 1,092 feet long and was … during atmospheric Bomb tests (1946-1963), and from the radiation releases at Three …

Caroline Kennedy visits crippled Japanese nuke plant
Stars and Stripes-May 14, 2014
U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy donned a white protective suit, helmet and mask to guard against radiation during a tour of the …

US sailor believes health deterioration is linked to Fukushima …
The Japan Daily Press-Aug 15, 2013
He believes that his health deterioration was caused by radiation … There were more than 5,000 on board when USS Reagan reached Japan.

Tsunami-battered day care center gets new life from military …
Stars and Stripes-May 10, 2014
When the USS Ronald Reagan arrived off the coast of Japan’s main Honshu Island on March 13, 2011, it was greeted by radiation levels that …

U.S. Armed Forces Sickened After Fukushima Meltdown Get Help …
Huffington Post-Mar 8, 2014
He noted that radiation levels routinely read 300 to 400 times the amount … “I put in a claim for radiation exposure,” Sebourn said, “and it came …

3 years later, many survivors of tsunami, Fukushima disaster still …
Stars and Stripes-Apr 6, 2014
… 2011, it was greeted by radiation levels that far exceeded what Navy …. it will be checked [for radiation contamination] and we won’t be able …

US Sailors & Families In Japan Contaminated By Fukushima …
Bay Area Indymedia-Feb 10, 2013
Many of these sailors were also on the U.S.S. Reagan … the government of Japan,” misrepresented radiation levels after the meltdown in order …

Navy to test hundreds of homes in California for radiation
RT-Mar 26, 2014
An island community in the San Francisco Bay in California will be tested for radiation by the United States Navy, officials said this week, after …

Japan joins nuclear horror show
Asia Times Online-Apr 27, 2014
Neither of these nations, I would aver, is particularly interested in a new, more conservative model of radiation risk baselining that might impose …

Even now, Japan’s 2011 earthquake remains an ongoing disaster
Stars and Stripes-Mar 9, 2014
Radiation testing is now commonplace in Japanese cities and U.S. military bases. Water supplies outside of the Fukushima region have tested …

Fukushima: What Have We Learned?
Huffington Post-Mar 14, 2014
The U.S.S. Reagan and accompanying ships were coming into an environment where radiation levels in the air and water were far higher than …

Thoughts on a Monday Morning: Matt Drudge and Jeff Rense
Marianas Variety-Aug 24, 2014
SOME years ago Matt Drudge broke the story of Monica Lewinsky and her tawdry relationship with President Clinton. Matt not only made …

Cutting through Fukushima Fog: Radiation in US?
Dissident Voice-Mar 3, 2014
The issue of radiation on the loose is a scary one, and has an … copters on the aircraft carrier USS Reagan suffered major radiation exposure, …

Japan gives some Fukushima residents green light to return home
RT-Feb 24, 2014
While residents were told at the meeting on Sunday that radiation levels had lowered sufficiently so as not to pose a threat, many remain …

Nuclear regulators misled the media after Fukushima, emails show
RT-Mar 10, 2014
When filed, Attorneys said that “up to 70,000 US citizens [were] potentially affected by the radiation” and might be able to join in their suit.

US Navy sailors seek £600m damages from owners of Fukushima …
Telegraph.co.uk-Feb 7, 2014
The worst case radiation exposure was less than 25 per cent of the … to the US in September 2011 from his deployment on the USS Reagan.

A global threat: Fukushima fallout damaged the thyroids of California …
San Francisco Bay View-Feb 28, 2014
Joe Mangano and Janette Sherman of the Radiation and Public Health Project in New York, and Christopher Busby, guest researcher at …

Intelligence Report on Sochi
International Policy Digest-Feb 6, 2014
The folks over at Homeland Security Today sent me a notification that might interest our readers as it pertains to security at the Sochi Olympics.

Toll of U.S. Sailors Devastated by Fukushima Radiation Continues …
OpEdNews-Jan 11, 2014
The roll call of U.S. sailors who say their health was devastated when they were irradiated while delivering humanitarian help near the stricken …

Seen off West Seattle: Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan
West Seattle Blog (blog)-Mar 9, 2013
First we got a note from Amanda asking which aircraft carrier is passing West Seattle right now; while we tried to find out, without even asking …

New campaign from Troops Need You: US Navy personnel exposed …
PR Newswire (press release)-Mar 4, 2014
“They just want what any of us would want–standard medical care for radiation-related symptoms, and funds raised are specifically for those …

New Fukushima Radiation Study Will Focus on West Coast Kelp …
KQED (blog)-Jan 17, 2014
His plan is to measure radiation levels in kelp three times in multiple ….. The USS Reagan on route to assist in the humanitarian efforts were …

Week in Review: Nazi Coup in Ukraine and the West’s Neocolonial …
Center for Research on Globalization-Mar 2, 2014
Disclaimer: The contents of this article are of sole responsibility of the author(s). The Centre for Research on Globalization will not be …

Stress, complications from Fukushima fallout kill more than initial …
RT-Feb 20, 2014
An elderly man sits as he and with his wife (not pictured) visit a cemetery to pay respects to their son who was killed in the March 2011 tsunami, …

Hacking and Mt. Gox
International Policy Digest-Mar 1, 2014
By now most everyone has heard about the demise of Mt. Gox, the granddaddy of bitcoin exchanges. I am finding their tale of “hackers” stealing …

Lessons of Fukushima: Reactor restarts are unwise
The Japan Times-Apr 5, 2014
Radiation gauges on the ship measured levels of radiation at 100 … in a lawsuit filed by sailors from the U.S.S Reagan, who claim that they …

Thoughts on the Navy / Fukushima Litigation
Law.com-Apr 21, 2014
According to the complaint, TEPCO is responsible because the company knew about the high levels of radiation emitting from the reactors but …

Can Pakistan’s Shahbaz Sharif Replicate India’s Narendra Modi’s …
International Policy Digest-Feb 7, 2014
Hostility and acrimony have traditionally characterized relations between India and Pakistan, home to one-sixth of world population, who …

The Irradiated Sailors of Fukushima
CounterPunch-Jan 13, 2014
The lawsuit charges that Tokyo Electric Power thus knew large quantities of radiation were pouring into the air and water, but said nothing to …

Navy vets say Fukushima meltdown made them sick
CBS News-Mar 10, 2013
… Plym and Enis say, the USS Reagan was stationed one to two miles … But they say exposure to radiation from Fukushima has given them …

Kelp on US West Coast to be tested for Fukushima radiation
allvoices-Feb 4, 2014
It’s been almost three years since an earthquake and tsunami shut down the nuclear facility in Fukushima, Japan, but assessing the full …

Fukushima and the Health Effects of Low Dose Radiation
CounterPunch-Mar 6, 2013
Fukushima and the Health Effects of Low Dose Radiation … their radioactive contamination while aboard the air craft carrier USS Reagan.

US Sailors Sue Over Fukushima Radiation
OilPrice.com-Jan 7, 2013
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) lied about the dangers of radiation exposure, according to eight US sailors involved in disaster relief …

Matsumura Naoto, Japan Tsunami Survivor, Has Highest Radiation …
Huffington Post-Mar 11, 2013
Researchers at Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency told the 53-year-old farmer he had the highest level of radiation exposure in the country …

USS Reagan Headed To Help Tsunami Victims In Japan
KPBS-Mar 11, 2011
A San Diego-based, nuclear powered aircraft carrier, the USS Ronald Reagan, is headed toward Japan today to stand ready to assist victims of …

News on Fukushima from Dedicated News Site: Fukushima Update
OpEdNews-Dec 29, 2013
… knowledge of USS Reagan sailor exposure to radiation?; Cesium detected in deeper groundwater; First stage of fuel rod transfer completed …

Military Rescuers Brace for Japan Radiation in US Aid Flights
Bloomberg-Mar 15, 2011
“Having crews return with detectable levels of radiation is going to be a … with potassium iodide, which blunts the effects of radiation exposure, …

Radiation Washdown
Military Times (blog)-Mar 24, 2011
Navy officials halted air operations from USS Reagan on March 23, … While the radiation did not pose any significant health risk, “it needs to go …

Best Of Home Post: Family Reunion With A Christmas Twist (Video)
KPBS-Sep 13, 2013
I love videos of surprise military family reunions – and the more creative, the better. My previous favorite was the Army dad who wrapped himself …

Japan earthquake and tsunami: America on nuclear alert after …
Daily Mail-Mar 14, 2011
If the radiation risk rises significantly, tablets could be distributed to … on what we’re seeing in terms of the radiation that’s being released now, …

USS Ronald Reagan Crew Continues Relief Efforts in Japan
KPBS-Mar 21, 2011
Above: HH-60H Sea Hawk helicopters from the Black Knights of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 4 prepare to lift off after resupplying …

San Diego-Based USS Harpers Ferry Gets Thank You From Japan
KPBS-Oct 25, 2012
The sailors of the San Diego-based USS Harpers Ferry got a special thank you from the people of Japan, a little more than a year after the crew …

Are Fears of a Catastrophic Nuclear Meltdown in Japan Warranted?
Fox News-Mar 15, 2011
Now also today, we learned that crewmembers of the USS Reagan were exposed to radiation while on a relief mission. Now reports indicate …

Fukushima emergency as extremely radioactive ground waters leak …
allvoices-Aug 8, 2013
On that occasion, the analysis showed a reading of 900,000 becquerels per liter. The background radiation for normal seawater is a miniscule …

The full story: The VA’s war against Vietnam Navy Veterans
Patriot-News-Dec 11, 2011
… by what the Navy described as: “A month’s radiation in just one hour. ….. What happened recently to the USS Reagan battle group off the …

USS Ronald Reagan Returning To SD Friday
KGTV San Diego-Sep 6, 2011
While off-shore, the Reagan was contaminated with a small amount of radiation from a damaged nuclear reactor, but no sailors were harmed, …

Operation Tomodachi Troops Not Exposed to Dangerous Radiation …
KPBS-Jun 22, 2011
The results of a study conducted by the U.S. military show American servicemembers involved in the earthquake and tsunami cleanup in Japan …

Pentagon Releases Statement On Alleged Rape In Okinawa
KPBS-Oct 18, 2012
A Japanese woman has accused two members of the U.S. Navy of raping her on October 16 in Okinawa. The Department of Defense released …

Atom Heart Fucker (16) : qu’est-il arrivé à l’USS Reagan le 12 mars …
AgoraVox-Apr 23, 2014
A bord du porte-avions USS Reagan, ce jour-là, il y avait. … place après l’exposion de Castle Bravo sera sidéré du taux de radiation reçu par …

Fukushima Anniversary – Top 125 FOIA documents and transcripts …
Enformable-Mar 11, 2012
… the NRC that dose rates were being measured from the flight deck of the USS Reagan that was -130 nautical miles off the Japanese coast.

SD Artists To Sell Artwork For Japan
KPBS-Mar 15, 2011
… The Stolen Bonsai Trees | April 8, 2013; More USS Reagan Sailors Sue Japanese Utility Over Radiation Exposure (Video) | March 15, 2013.

After Tsunami, Japanese Turn To Ancient Rituals
KPBS-Mar 17, 2011
The Japanese are beginning memorial ceremonies for people killed in the earthquake and tsunami. Times of crisis lead many people to turn to …

Will Fukushima ocean trash become a campaign issue in 2012?
allvoices-Dec 27, 2011
If you see assorted pieces of glowing furniture on California beaches next year, they may not be fuel for an all-night bonfire at ye olde …

Time to Get Off the Tanning Bed
Truthdig-Jul 29, 2009
Experts also found that all types of ultraviolet radiation caused worrying mutations in mice, proof the radiation is carcinogenic. Previously, only …

Holding on: Helping people in Japan begin to rebuild their lives
The Huntsville Times – al.com (blog)-Mar 25, 2011
Food drops from American forces via the USS Reagan, which is in the … nuclear plant last weekend when the threat of radiation increased.

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