Nuclear expert: Fukushima “has turned even worse than it was in Chernobyl” — “Appears to have fit into the worst predicted scenario”

Nuclear Super Typhoon? Massive storm may approach Fukushima this weekend — Current gusts of 195 mph

Iodine-131 found at nuke plant on Japan’s west coast — Cobalt-58 found at nuke plant in southeast Japan

Tepco Says Iodine at Kashiwazaki Plant May Be From Fukushima, Bloomberg by Tsuyoshi Inajima and Yuji Okada, May 26, 2011

New TEPCO analysis shows 94% of nuclear fuel melted in Reactor No. 3

Large scale melt predicted at units 2 and 3, World Nuclear News, May 26, 2011

New leak feared at Fukushima plant -Reuters

Contamination 50 times safety limit, far higher than initial measurements — Also much higher levels of iodine than expected, indicating continued leakage

Huge Outcry Erupting: Gov’t is leaving Fukushima to suffer and perish — Impossible to evacuate Fukushima City, home to 300,000

Angry Parents in Japan Confront Government Over Radiation Levels, New York Times by Hiroko Tabuchi, May 25, 2011

FORUM: Discussion Thread for May 26 – June 1, 2011