7-fold increase in radioactive cesium being released from Reactor No. 2 during April (CHART)

Kyodo: Fukushima Daiichi reactors are “riddled with meltdown holes”

Pressure doubles inside Reactor No. 2 containment vessel since start of April — Tepco making effort to reduce pressure

Fukushima Investigation: “Within one day complete meltdown and melt through occurred” — “There is no way that gov’t did not know this” (VIDEO)

NHK: Tepco can’t find holes at Reactor No. 2 — Nuclear Expert: It’s leaking like a sieve — “No one knows how they’re ever going to remove fuel in my lifetime” — Likely 50, 60, 70 years — Radiation like outer space (VIDEO)

Tepco: Another thermometer breaks at Fukushima — Now only one left at bottom of Reactor No. 2 pressure vessel

Kyodo: Nitrogen injections stopped for fourth time in recent weeks

Goddard’s Journal analysis indicates steam explosion at Reactor No. 3 — NRC discussed steam explosion ejecting entire core (VIDEOS)

Over 100°C? New Tepco data shows temperature spiked at two gauges in Reactor No. 2 — Similar rise patterns for both charts

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UPI: Fukushima at risk of a new meltdown — Level of cooling water 29 feet lower than estimated

New Analysis: Large amount of radioactive materials had discharged through breach in primary containment at Reactor No. 2

Nuclear Consultant: Damage to base of Reactor No. 2 is ‘so severe’

TV: Radiation levels 10 times higher than experts hoped at Reactor No. 2 — No. 1 and 3 even worse (VIDEO)

Asahi: High radiation means delays in decommissioning Fukushima Daiichi — 30-year roadmap will likely now have to be revised

NHK: Suppression chamber “may have been destroyed” at Reactor No. 2 (VIDEO)

Kyodo hints Tepco’s long-term plan to decommission Fukushima may be in jeopardy

*Yomiuri* Experts: Melted fuel may not be covered in water — Far shallower than assumed — Tepco still claiming Fukushima Daiichi in state of ‘cold shutdown’

AFP Headline: ‘Fukushima reactor in crisis again’ — Renewed concerns about plant’s stability

NHK: Whitish floating matter in Reactor No. 2 said to be rust, not melted fuel — No endoscopy for Reactors No. 1 or 3, radiation too high (VIDEO)

AP: “Hardly any cooling water inside one of the reactors” — Water level only 6% of estimate — Radiation at 10 times fatal dose

73 sieverts per hour detected at Reactor No. 2 — Measured 4 meters from bottom

Hydrogen levels quintuple at Reactor No. 2 in last two weeks