Overhead photo of Fukushima after explosions (HI-RES)

TEPCO confirms No. 2 fuel rods FULLY exposed once again

Reuters, 11:45 am EDT

TEPCO: Fuel rods at Fukushima No. 2 reactor were FULLY exposed — Third explosion feared

TEPCO “reported the loss of cooling functions as an emergency to the government.”

TEPCO reports fuel rods of No. 2 reactor of Fukushima plant may have partially melted

Fuel rods at Fukushima’s No. 2 reactor FULLY exposed

Kyodo News, 7:58 pm in Japan

AP journalists feel massive explosion at No. 3 nuclear plant from 25 miles away

They reported feeling the faint rumble of a blast and the ground shaking.

US Navy detects “radioactive plume” 100 miles from Fukushima

Radioactivity identified on 17 air crew members

Radiation around Fukushima nearing levels where “humans vomit uncontrollably” and “hair can be stripped from the body”

Authorities admitted this for the first time – The Sun

Radioactive releases may continue for a YEAR or more even after fission has stopped: New York Times

“That suggests that the tens of thousands of people who have been evacuated may not be able to return to their homes for a considerable period, and that shifts in the wind could blow radioactive materials toward Japanese cities rather than out to sea.”

Radioactive cloud hits U.S. aircraft carrier sailing in Pacific — Helicopters coated with radiation

NYT: Crew members on deck to receive a month’s worth of radiation in about an hour, government officials said Sunday

Video of massive explosion at Fukushima No. 3

Nuclear officials confirm explosion at Fukushima No. 3 (PHOTO)

Japan’s Prime Minister now saying situation is “worrisome” at Fukushima nuclear plant

Nuclear plant designer: Tokyo “supressing information” — Serious meltdown “highly likely”

Expert: Nuclear radiation could spread to U.S. — At least 3 nuclear facilities at risk

More Trouble: THIRD reactor at Fukushima to have salt water injected (Unit No. 2)

Radiation at 400 times normal levels 60+ MILES from Fukushima… nearby ANOTHER nuclear plant

Officials presuming that TWO nuclear reactors have now had meltdowns

“Possibility of a nuclear nightmare”

Top official says meltdown likely under way at a SECOND nuclear reactor

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said a partial meltdown in the unit is “highly possible”

Explosion at Fukushima could only have been caused by a meltdown of reactor core: Government Agency

The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) said Saturday afternoon the explosion at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant could only have been caused by a meltdown of the reactor core. NISA is affiliated with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

TEPCO informs government of “emergency situation” at Fukushima Daiichi after radiation levels rise

ANOTHER REACTOR: Power company says “All the functions to keep cooling water levels in No. 3 reactor have failed”

“An emergency report on the plant’s condition has been filed with the government”