27,000 Bq/kg cesium in kindergarten near west coast of Japan — 200+ km from meltdowns

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Nuclear engineer: NRC now says reactors and containments have breached and released plutonium off-site — “Much worse” than if from spent fuel pools (VIDEO)

NRC: Most likely that chunks of radioactive materials “were from the reactor cores rather than spent fuel pools”  — “Much worse” than if from SFPs, says nuclear engineer (VIDEO)

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‘Scientists don’t know why’: Cesium-137 in soil near Chernobyl has half-life of 180 to 320 years, not 30 years as is typical

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Japanese Journalist: “It’s like killing our own children, I cannot allow it to happen” — Teachers forcing students to eat food that parents fear is contaminated with radiation (VIDEO)

Japan Journalist: “It’s like killing our own children, I cannot allow it to happen” — Teachers forcing students to eat food that parents fear is contaminated with radiation (VIDEO)

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Japan gov’t to finally admit indefinite forced depopulation of large zones around Fukushima plant

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Discussion Thread for August 22 – 28, 2011

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