Shooting nuclear waste into the sun? ‘Space disposal’ considered by Obama commission

KLCC: Volcano could cause disaster at Hanford nuclear facility (AUDIO)

TV: New high-level radioactive leak will reach Columbia River, says scientists — Fourth largest river in U.S. (VIDEO)

Nuclear Regulator: The whole situation remains precarious at Fukushima Daiichi of course — There’s no denying it

Senator on Fukushima: Nuclear material could “easily” be released into both the air and water from future quake — Saw firsthand that situation worse than reports indicated (LETTER)

Senator ‘mortified’ about possible disaster at Unit 4 — ‘Still shakes his head in disbelief’ over Fukushima visit two months ago

Largest US Newspaper Publisher: ‘Enough radioactivity to poison millions’ in Fukushima Unit 4 — Radiation to hit West Coast of US would be ‘far more’ than trace amounts if fuel rods exposed, says Senator

NYTimes: “Oregon could lie in the path of any new radioactive plumes” from Fukushima

Senator doesn’t dispute Fukushima a ‘National Security’ issue — Questions about how much US can dictate to Japan (VIDEO)

U.S. Senator on Fukushima: Reactor No. 4 building particularly troubling, structurally unstable — Significant number of unanswered questions — It really just takes your breath away (VIDEO)

Host Questions Senator Wyden: Is there already a concern that too much radiation has already headed our way? — “I’m not going to speculate” (VIDEO)

Former Ambassador: No. 4 reactor a top national security issue for entire world — Could start “the ultimate catastrophe”

Tepco on risk at Unit No. 4: Spent Fuel Pool can withstand up to a lower-6 intensity quake without collapsing

The Guardian asks: How likely is a catastrophe at Fukushima’s No. 4 fuel pool? Plant near fault as large as one that caused M9.0 quake

More from Sen. Wyden: Fukushima spent fuel absolutely a national security issue — Radiation caused by pool failure “could reach the West Coast within days”

“Ability for Unit 4 to withstand another seismic event is rated at zero” -Nuclear Watchdog

Coalition requests UN intervention to stabilize Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 at Fukushima — Endorsed by nuclear experts

New Interview: Fukushima poses lethal risk to US West Coast, says Senator — Another bomb waiting to go off — Extreme nuclear vulnerability, especially in Reactor No. 4

Senator on National TV: I’m so concerned about Unit 4 fuel pool — Tepco’s plan must be sped up — “It’s very clear there are substantial health questions that have to be addressed now” (VIDEO)

WSJ: Very dangerous situation at Fukushima Daiichi says Senator — Taking years to remove fuel “carries extraordinary and continuing risk” — No comment from Tepco, Japan gov’t — Quake could send buildings tumbling down, resulting in “an even greater release of radiation”

UPDATE: No moving spent fuel at No. 4 until 2014 at earliest — Up to 10 years for removal of fuel from all pools — Reactor building to be demolished (VIDEO)

Reuters Alert: “Fukushima damage leaves spent fuel at risk” -US Lawmaker — “Far worse than he expected” — Bags of rock only protection from tsunami

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