“Experts have so far been unable to explain why their radiation levels were so high as they are not believed to have been close to the stricken plant” . . . → Read More: Person living 170 miles from Fukushima shows “dangerously high radiation levels”
Fukushima potential releases of Xe-133 from 0 to 100 meters above sea level March 25-29, Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU), March 25-29, 2011:
0 to 100 meters above sea level
* Although xenon is not toxic, its compounds are highly toxic – CRC handbook of . . . → Read More: Nuclear Forecast: Radioactive particles appear to concentrate over surface of Northern California on March 28, 29 (VIDEO)
IAEA: No end in sight for radioactive releases at Fukushima, Deutsche Presse-Agentur, March 25, 2011, 2:33 pm EDT:
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Friday it could offer no timeline on when Japanese engineers could stop radioactive leakage from the stricken Fukushima plant, even though the likely source of the emissions has been . . . → Read More: “No end in sight for radioactive releases at Fukushima”: IAEA — “Could last months”: IRSN
Fresh coolant injected, high-radiation water leaks in nuke crisis, Kyodo, March 26, 2011 at 12:12 pm EDT . . . → Read More: “Highly radioactive water was later found leaking near ALL FOUR troubled reactor units” — From reactors or spent fuel pools?
Japan Raises Possibility of Breach in Reactor Vessel, New York Times, March 25, 2011:
Japan’s effort to contain the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant suffered a setback, an official said on Friday, citing evidence that the reactor vessel of the No. 3 unit may have been damaged.
The development, described at a . . . → Read More: New York Times: “Possibility that radiation from the mox fuel in the reactor — a combination of uranium and plutonium — could be released”
Japan May Expand Evacuation Zone Near Leaking Fukushima Nuclear Reactors, Bloomberg, March 24, 2011 at 11:11 pm EDT:
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