TEPCO: Reactor No. 2 and 3 water level gauges “not very trustworthy” — Likely malfunctioning as No. 1 did

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Off the Scale: Radiation in No. 1 reactor building exceeds 1,000 millisieverts per hour — Levels too high for Geiger counter to measure

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“Highly dangerous” levels of radiation detected in No. 3 reactor building — Double amount from April

Robot finds high radiation at No. 3 reactor bldg, The Yomiuri Shimbun, May 14, 2011 . . . → Read More: “Highly dangerous” levels of radiation detected in No. 3 reactor building — Double amount from April

Top DOE official: US “had difficulty grasping what was actually happening” at Fukushima (VIDEO)

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‘Situation’ at No. 1 reactor “could escalate rapidly if the lava melts through the reactor vessel”

The Independent, May 13, 2011 . . . → Read More: ‘Situation’ at No. 1 reactor “could escalate rapidly if the lava melts through the reactor vessel”

Fears that Reactor No. 3 “which contains MOX plutonium fuel, may have also suffered a meltdown”

Partial meltdown hits Fukushima nuclear plant, The Independent, May 13, 2011 . . . → Read More: Fears that Reactor No. 3 “which contains MOX plutonium fuel, may have also suffered a meltdown”

Japanese nuclear expert says meltdown has now made cooling “very difficult” (AUDIO)

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TEPCO admits “multiple holes” found in bottom of No. 1 reactor’s pressure vessel

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Plan to flood Fukushima reactor could cause new blast, experts warn

. . . → Read More: Plan to flood Fukushima reactor could cause new blast, experts warn

Real severe problem cooling Unit No. 3 reactor — Hydrogen explosion possible (VIDEO)

Real severe problem cooling Unit No. 3 reactor — Hydrogen explosion possible (VIDEO)

Fairewinds Associates, May 13, 2011 . . . → Read More: Real severe problem cooling Unit No. 3 reactor — Hydrogen explosion possible (VIDEO)

Gov’t Official: It is a fact that nuclear fuel melted a hole through Reactor No. 1

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Most likely ‘solution’ to fuel melting through reactor is a concrete wall around Unit No. 1 — “Could now take years” to encapsulate because of high radiation

UPDATE 2-Fukushima reactor has a hole, leading to leakage, Reuters . . . → Read More: Most likely ‘solution’ to fuel melting through reactor is a concrete wall around Unit No. 1 — “Could now take years” to encapsulate because of high radiation

NYT: TEPCO had hoped that Reactor No. 1 was the “easiest to bring under control” as No. 2 and 3 are believed to be breached and leaking

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