EU Energy Commissioner calls Fukushima an “Apocalypse” — “Almost everything is out of control”

“I do not rule out the worst in the hours and days to come.” . . . → Read More: EU Energy Commissioner calls Fukushima an “Apocalypse” — “Almost everything is out of control”

Tokyo has lost almost all control of events at Fukushima: Energy Official

BBC World, March 15, 2011 at 1:05 pm EST . . . → Read More: Tokyo has lost almost all control of events at Fukushima: Energy Official

Austrian forecast map shows possible radioactivity EAST of Los Angeles by March 18 (ANIMATION & PHOTO)

Austria’s Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) now supports the emergency activities of the IAEA . . . → Read More: Austrian forecast map shows possible radioactivity EAST of Los Angeles by March 18 (ANIMATION & PHOTO)

IAEA: Explosion at Fukushima plant may have affected integrity of main containment vessel

Reuters at 10:38 am EST . . . → Read More: IAEA: Explosion at Fukushima plant may have affected integrity of main containment vessel

Analyst: What we have already is the worst case scenario at Fukushima

The whole globe will be affected. This radiation will cover the whole globe. . . . → Read More: Analyst: What we have already is the worst case scenario at Fukushima

Advisory: “Radiation too high for TEPCO personnel to stay in Fukushima nuke plant control rooms”

Kyodo News, March 15, 2011 at 6:49 am EST . . . → Read More: Advisory: “Radiation too high for TEPCO personnel to stay in Fukushima nuke plant control rooms”

Japan Prime Minister says “What the hell is going on?” when meeting with TEPCO execs

via Kyodo News reporter . . . → Read More: Japan Prime Minister says “What the hell is going on?” when meeting with TEPCO execs

Nuclear Engineer: Far more radioactivity inside spent fuel ponds than in reactors — Could very well produce damage greater than Chernobyl

“Could potentially be an even more severe problem than a reactor meltdown” . . . → Read More: Nuclear Engineer: Far more radioactivity inside spent fuel ponds than in reactors — Could very well produce damage greater than Chernobyl

“Would be like Chernobyl on steroids” if spent fuel catches fire says nuclear engineer who works at identical plant — Each reactor holds 3,450 spent fuel assemblies

The unit 1 pool could have as much as 20 years of spent fuel rods . . . → Read More: “Would be like Chernobyl on steroids” if spent fuel catches fire says nuclear engineer who works at identical plant — Each reactor holds 3,450 spent fuel assemblies

“Worse than a meltdown” says expert — “Spent nuclear fuel pool catches fire”: Japan Power Company

“High heat would loft the radiation in clouds that would spread the radioactivity” – New York Times . . . → Read More: “Worse than a meltdown” says expert — “Spent nuclear fuel pool catches fire”: Japan Power Company

Photographer in Fukushima: It is a panic there — No way to escape as gas station are closed and rescuers are all gone

“This morning, wind is blowing from the north. At the Tokai nuclear power plant, some 100 kilometers south of the Fukushima plant, a high level of radiation was observed.” . . . → Read More: Photographer in Fukushima: It is a panic there — No way to escape as gas station are closed and rescuers are all gone

Radioactivity is being “released directly into the atmosphere” – IAEA at 12:15 am EST

Japanese authorities also today informed the IAEA at 04:50 CET that the spent fuel storage pond at the Unit 4 reactor of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is on fire and radioactivity is being released directly into the atmosphere. . . . → Read More: Radioactivity is being “released directly into the atmosphere” – IAEA at 12:15 am EST

Heading for U.S.? Radiation plume animation map from Fukushima — via Spiegel Online

Updated . . . → Read More: Heading for U.S.? Radiation plume animation map from Fukushima — via Spiegel Online