Plume-gate: Secret documents prove global cover-up of continued Fukushima radiation pollution


Ethan A. Huff

A Freedom of Information Act(FOIA) request filed by Friends of the Earth (FoE), Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), and the Nuclear Information and Resource Center (NIRS) has unearthed a shocking series of new evidence proving a deliberate, global cover-up of the true severity of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. And the unfortunate reality is that the mainstream media continues to blatantly ignore this colossal scandal.

Private emails, meeting transcripts and other key documents reveal that both the Obama White House and the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission(NRC) were well aware of just how bad things really were with Fukushima from the early days of the disaster, but did nothing to warn the public about it. In fact, NRC and the White House purposely did not warn Americans about a massive radiation plume that struck the West Coast just days after the massive earthquake and tsunami hit Japan’s eastern coast.

According to information gathered from hundreds of pages worth of private NRC emails, conference calls and secret meetings, key players in the Fukushima whitewashing campaign, including the NRC’s David McIntyre and Elliot Brenner, were hard at work in the days following the disaster distracting public attention away from it. By pretending that a radioactive plume did not exist while simultaneously sending out misinformation to the media, these two, in conjunction with White House officials, actively participated in a criminal cover-up of the truth.

You can read key portions of these criminal dealings at the following link:

Plume-gate, the world’s biggest nuclear cover-up to date

A situation that is now being dubbed “Plume-gate,” this massive cover-up of critical information about Fukushima could have saved thousands of lives, including the more than 14,000 individuals, many of whom were babies, that died in the weeks following the disaster ( And yet to this very day, the federal government’s cozy relationship with the nuclear industry has allowed the injustice to continue, as no proper investigation into this dastardly crime has yet taken place.

“The executive branch and multiple federal agencies, agencies tasked with keeping the American public safe, did their best to hide and to cover-up information about a deadly radioactive plume and ensuing fallout that was headed for the West Coast of the United States from Japan,” writes Tony Muga from The Intel Hub about the situation.

Not only did these government agencies hide the truth and deliberately deceive the public, they also used other events, including the infamous Qur’an burning in Afghanistan, as a distraction to divert public attention away from Fukushima, and away from the 104 nuclear reactors in the U.S. that are of a similar age and vulnerability as Fukushima.

So why is the federal government getting away with all this? It is for the same reason that it gets away with most of its other crimes against humanity: corporate fascism. And sadly, corporate fascism is a bipartisan problem, as both Republicans and Democrats today are slaves to it, representing opposite but identical sides of the same coin.

“It seems that the fundamental problem with what Americans are experiencing is not just radioactive fallout but Fascism, the merging of the corporate and the state,” adds Muga. “In a fascist state, there is little or no responsible action from the corporations for there is little or no promotion of accountability from the state. The corporations, for all intents and purposes, control the state.”

7 Responses

  1. RINGO says:


  2. Darlene says:

    It is horrible that there was a cover-up, but what I don’t understand is how the American government is responsible for JAPAN’S nuclear disaster, how are we as American’s some how getting blamed. The world seems to blame us for everything that goes wrong. The government was trying to divert a widespread panic over something they had no control over. Yes it sucks that the media coverage is not as it should be. The problem is Nuclear power. It should be avoided AT ALL COSTS, GLOBALLY. The risk is not worth the gain. It can run pollution free for ever, UNLESS a tragedy strikes, then the pollution is GLOBAL ANNIHILATION. Give me coal any day…… Japan you are in my thoughts and prayers everyday. We all need to WAKE UP. Get rid of these elite bastards that run the WORLD!

  3. gfv says:

    23 reactors like fukushima of the US 104

  4. gfv says:

    To be precise, the US has 23 reactors of similar vintage and design of the fleet of 104 reactors.

  5. This is horrible and the sad thing is the elite seem not to care something very strange

    • carlo says:

      It’s not strange. If you pay attention you realize that this is the kind of event the globalist agenda dreams of. Killing half the population of the planet would be “a good start” according to their doctrine.

  6. To my fellow Bloggers,
    What are we waiting for? Start rolling the cement mixers before it gets worse and cap it. The profit motive be damned if we are all dead. Just an old cop reflecting,

    Gordon Martines, Las Vegas, NV

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