Risk assessments of the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident
Spent Fuel Pool A wise sort of discussion about radiation risks in and around a spent fuel pool. Bottom line is that the water shields people from radiation, and that one could take a swim in a spent fuel pool without harm as long as you didn't get next to the spent fuel rods. Also see the Radiation dose chart by the same person.
Putting Fukushima in Perspective: A primer on radioactivity in the Ocean A writeup of one Marine Chemists' view of the risks of radioactive material spewed into the Pacific ocean from the Fukushima accident.
28 fallacies about the Fukushima nuclear disaster�s effect on the US West Coast In late 2013 and early 2014 an article titled "28 Signs That The West Coast Is Being Absolutely Fried With Nuclear Radiation From Fukushima" was making the rounds, sowing fear among most who read it. The "28 fallacies" article is a debunking of the "28 Signs" article, because the "Signs" article is flimsy and full of holes.