News Agency: "After working in affected areas, four workers have died, victims of leukemia or heart attack" -NHK TV

Journalist: Almost every day a worker would keel over with heat exhaustion and be carried out

AP: Radiation contamination detected 400 miles from Fukushima coast — Levels up to 1,000 times above normal — IAEA says safe to drink

WSJ publishes NRC transcript: Explosion “leveled the structure for Unit 4 spent-fuel pool all the way down to approximate level of the bottom of the fuels” — “So, there’s no water in there whatsoever”

Former Tepco executives say company has always known they were working with yakuza

“Unthinkable”: Reports surfacing of radioactive sheep in parts of Norway containing 4,000 Bq/kg

Book: Mentally handicapped working at Fukushima plant after meltdowns — Often given worse radiation suits than regular employees

Telegraph: Tepco raised “safe” radiation exposure limits at Fukushima plant to over 500 times original level — From 180cpm to 100,000cpm — Often reported as 2.5-fold increase

Tepco to begin coating seafloor with cement mixture (PHOTOS)

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NHK: 42% of residents’ radiation exposure tops annual limit — Survey excluded people working in places with high radioactivity — Only used 4 months of data