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L.A. Local News: “New problems at the San Onofre nuclear plant” — Special team called in — More tubes fail — NRC trying to figure out why it’s happening so quickly (VIDEO)

Follow-up to: AP: California’s San Onofre nuclear plant shuts down indefinitely over safety worries

Title: San Onofre nuclear plant testing reveals problems Source: KABC Date: March 16, 2012

New problems at the San Onofre nuclear plant: Four more tubes that carry radioactive water have failed pressure tests, bringing the total number to seven.

A . . . → Read More: L.A. Local News: “New problems at the San Onofre nuclear plant” — Special team called in — More tubes fail — NRC trying to figure out why it’s happening so quickly (VIDEO)

Analysis: Melted fuel completely penetrated concrete in under 15 hours at GE Mark I — Shows little decline in speed (CHART)

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Follow-up to: CBS: “The worst case scenario was happening” at Fukushima — Cores may have burned into earth, releasing untold amounts of radiation if not for sea water injection — You really won’t know what happened until you see inside, says NRC (VIDEO)

STATION BLACKOUT AT BROWNS FERRY UNIT ONE ACCIDENT . . . → Read More: Analysis: Melted fuel completely penetrated concrete in under 15 hours at GE Mark I — Shows little decline in speed (CHART)

CBS: “The worst case scenario was happening” at Fukushima — Cores may have burned into earth, releasing untold amounts of radiation if not for sea water injection — You really won’t know what happened until you see inside, says NRC (VIDEO)

Title: U.S. nuclear expert recounts Fukushima disaster Source: CBS News Date: March 16, 2012

[...] One of the experts sent into the emergency is Charles Casto. He’s a former nuclear plant operator working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. He was America’s top expert at the scene [...]

Casto’s team reported to Washington in . . . → Read More: CBS: “The worst case scenario was happening” at Fukushima — Cores may have burned into earth, releasing untold amounts of radiation if not for sea water injection — You really won’t know what happened until you see inside, says NRC (VIDEO)

Professor: Clear that low-level contamination is probably more dangerous than single dose — Grasshoppers with deformed wings, gray eyes not red — Birds with abnormal sperm, strange large tumors (VIDEO)

Title: Fukushima After the Meltdown Source: PBS Author: Miles O’Brien Date: March 15, 2012

Revisiting Chernobyl: A Nuclear Disaster Site of Epic Proportions

The nuclear crisis in Japan has renewed interest in the 1986 nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl in Ukraine. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien traveled to the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, . . . → Read More: Professor: Clear that low-level contamination is probably more dangerous than single dose — Grasshoppers with deformed wings, gray eyes not red — Birds with abnormal sperm, strange large tumors (VIDEO)

Miles O’Brien: Big spike in birth defects after Chernobyl — Doctors convinced of direct link between radiation and whole assortment of deformities (VIDEO)

Title: Fukushima After the Meltdown Source: PBS Author: Miles O’Brien Date: March 15, 2012

Revisiting Chernobyl: A Nuclear Disaster Site of Epic Proportions

The nuclear crisis in Japan has renewed interest in the 1986 nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl in Ukraine. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien traveled to the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, . . . → Read More: Miles O’Brien: Big spike in birth defects after Chernobyl — Doctors convinced of direct link between radiation and whole assortment of deformities (VIDEO)

Interim Report: Tepco prepared to airdrop ice into Reactor No. 1 Spent Fuel Pool — 3.5 tons brought to Fukushima

Title: Interim Report, Accident response at TEPCO’s Fukushima Dai-ichi NPS Source: Secretariat of the Investigation Committee on the accidents at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Station Date Available: 2012.02.23

The NPS and TEPCO ERCs also considered sprinkling water and dropping ice into the Unit 1 SFP from a helicopter. In fact, the TEPCO ERC procured . . . → Read More: Interim Report: Tepco prepared to airdrop ice into Reactor No. 1 Spent Fuel Pool — 3.5 tons brought to Fukushima

Report: Radioactive “black dust” in Fukushima City, 60km from meltdowns — “It is not just in Minami Soma City” (PHOTO)

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Title: Professor Yukio Hayakawa Takes a Walk in Fukushima City Source: EXSKF Date: March 16, 2012

Professor Yukio Hayakawa Takes a Walk in Fukushima City [...] The entire walk took 7 hours yesterday, says Hayakawa in his tweet [...] 

4.164 microsieverts/hour on the “black dust” – roadside sediment of soil and organic materials. (It . . . → Read More: Report: Radioactive “black dust” in Fukushima City, 60km from meltdowns — “It is not just in Minami Soma City” (PHOTO)

AP: California’s San Onofre nuclear plant shuts down indefinitely over safety worries

UPDATED: L.A. Local News: “New problems at the San Onofre nuclear plant” — Special team called in — More tubes fail — NRC trying to figure out why it’s happening so quickly (VIDEO)

Title: Safety worries shut down San Onofre nuclear plant Source: AP Date: March 16, 2012 Emphasis Added

A nuclear reactor on . . . → Read More: AP: California’s San Onofre nuclear plant shuts down indefinitely over safety worries