Fukushima I Nuke Plant Worker: No Steam Gushing From Cracks, But There Are Many 10-Plus Sieverts/Hr Locations, EX-SKF, August 17, 2011:
In [independent journalist Kota Kinoshita on blog on August 15]:
(The same worker) also told (his contact) that there are 6 locations that exceed 10,000 millisievert/hr (10 sieverts/hr), unlike what TEPCO has announced.
. . . → Read More: Fukushima plant worker: Even higher than 10,000 millisievert/hr at many spots in reactor buildings 1, 2 and 3
Radioactivity down to one-fifth of July levels, NHK, August 17, 2011:
[...] The government and TEPCO said on Wednesday that maximum radiation levels around the plant during the past 2 weeks were 200 million becquerels per hour.
This is one-fifth the levels detected in July, and one-10 millionth the levels in mid-March, shortly after . . . → Read More: Gov’t, TEPCO claim radiation releases down to 200 million becquerels per hour, 80% lower than July — Then admit it’s just an estimate “because the exact emission levels cannot be accurately measured”
Christopher Busby: Chernobyl-like radiation found in Tokyo, RT, August 17, 2011:
At 2:55 in
Chris Busby [visiting professor at the University of Ulster’s school of biomedical sciences and scientific secretary of the European Committee on Radiation Risk, a think-tank -Bloomberg]: There’s a very, very high level of contamination even as far south as Tokyo. . . . → Read More: Researcher: Tokyo sample had radioactivity levels higher than in Chernobyl exclusion zone — “There’s a very, very high level of contamination even as far south as Tokyo” (VIDEO)
It was early August, around 9PM. A worker at Fukushima I Nuke Plant sent an email to his local contact, saying “Steam gushing out of cracks on the ground. The area is foggy with steam, and the workers evacuated temporarily.” . . . → Read More: Japan Journalist: Gov’t source says “I’ve heard about the steam coming out from the ground, and I am concerned” — “Some kind of reaction may be occurring underground” writes plant worker
Breaking News: Whistle-blower of neptunium239 was purged, Fukushima Diary by Mochizuki, August 16th, 2011:
A couple of days ago, the report that they detected thousands Bq of neptunium239 in Iidate mura shocked the whole world.
However, the people who blogged about the report were purged. [...]
They told the duo,”TV show is a product . . . → Read More: Purged: Whistle-blowers who reported detection of neptunium-239 far from plant have TV show cancelled
Where’s That Radioactive Sulfur Now? Possibly In Your Pants, Forbes.com by Jeff McMahon, August 16, 2011:
When the news broke yesterday that a previously unreported type of fallout from Fukushima—radioactive sulfur—had reached the United States in late March, nearly all mainstream media reports made the claim that it poses no threat to the health . . . → Read More: “Tends to concentrate in the testicles”: 360+ atoms of radioactive sulfur per day may have been inhaled by Californians after Fukushima
Cracked Fukushima: Radioactive steam escapes danger zone, RT, August 17, 2011:
Host: “Workers at Japan’s Fukushima plant say the ground underneath the facility is cracking and radioactive steam is escaping through the cracks” [...]
Dr. Robert Jacobs, Hiroshima Peace Institute: “It’s a very serious and alarming development because this started to happen specifically after . . . → Read More: TV: Workers say ground under Fukushima plant is cracking and radioactive steam is coming up — Melted core may be moving out of building (VIDEO)
The explosive truth behind Fukushima’s meltdown, Independent by David McNeill and Jake Adelstein, August 17, 2011:
Japan insists its nuclear crisis was caused by an unforeseeable combination of tsunami and earthquake. But new evidence suggests its reactors were doomed to fail
[...] The Independent has spoken to several workers at the plant who . . . → Read More: Independent: The explosive truth behind Fukushima’s meltdown — New evidence suggests reactors doomed to fail