Japan Ignored Own Fukushima Radiation Forecasts, Associated Press, August 9, 2011: At 1:05 in
Namie Mayor: It’s a lie when the gov’t says it didn’t go public with information about the radiation because it had no idea how much had been released.
Excessive radioactive cesium found in Fukushima fish: Greenpeace, Kyodo via Mainichi Daily News, August 9, 2011:
Fish caught at a port about 55 kilometers from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant contained radioactive cesium at levels exceeding an allowable limit, the environmental group Greenpeace said Tuesday.
The samples taken at Onahama port in . . . → Read More: Radioactive Fish: All 21 samples caught 50+ km from Fukushima plant exceeded maximum cesium level
Study says nuclear fuel at Fukushima reactor possibly melted twice, Kyodo, August 9, 2011:
[...] “I presume that the fuel fell to the bottom of the containment vessel made of concrete and reacted violently with its cement, releasing large amounts of radioactive materials into the outside from the pressure vessel,” said [Fumiya Tanabe, an . . . → Read More: Japan nuke expert: I presume melted fuel reacted violently with cement at Reactor No. 3, releasing large amounts of radioactive materials outside — TEPCO responds
Unit 3 MOX likely melted through, Kyodo, August 9, 2011:
MOX fuel [...] is believed to have breached the vessel after melting again, a study said Monday.
The study [...] said most of reactor 3′s mixed uranium-plutonium oxide fuel may have dribbled into the containment vessel underneath [...]
Tanabe [...] says the fuel at . . . → Read More: Kyodo: “Unit 3 MOX likely melted through” — Mixed uranium-plutonium oxide fuel may have “dribbled” out after melting again