Reuters: Cesium remains dispersed throughout water column “from the surface to the ocean floor”

. . . → Read More: Reuters: Cesium remains dispersed throughout water column “from the surface to the ocean floor”

Japan’s ex-Prime Minister Testifies: I feared radioactive releases many hundreds of times Chernobyl

. . . → Read More: Japan’s ex-Prime Minister Testifies: I feared radioactive releases many hundreds of times Chernobyl

Tokyo Shimbun Reporter: “The water looked too stagnant to see the fuel rods seven meters beneath”

. . . → Read More: Tokyo Shimbun Reporter: “The water looked too stagnant to see the fuel rods seven meters beneath”

Asahi: High radiation levels at reactors preventing Tepco from even preparing for start of decommissioning work — ‘Many uncertainties could easily derail timetable’

. . . → Read More: Asahi: High radiation levels at reactors preventing Tepco from even preparing for start of decommissioning work — ‘Many uncertainties could easily derail timetable’

Tokyo Reporter: Unit 4 like a “battlefield after being bombed” — Questions Tepco’s promise that it will be OK during big quake

. . . → Read More: Tokyo Reporter: Unit 4 like a “battlefield after being bombed” — Questions Tepco’s promise that it will be OK during big quake

Tepco to remove fresh fuel from No. 4 pool this summer — “Hoping to determine how damaged unused assemblies are”

. . . → Read More: Tepco to remove fresh fuel from No. 4 pool this summer — “Hoping to determine how damaged unused assemblies are”

Yomiuri Reporter: Fuel rods were not visible when looking under sheet covering Unit 4 pool

. . . → Read More: Yomiuri Reporter: Fuel rods were not visible when looking under sheet covering Unit 4 pool

Fukushima Daiichi Worker: I think all reactors will be in crisis after major aftershock — We don’t have enough people to settle down No. 4 fuel pool and other reactors

. . . → Read More: Fukushima Daiichi Worker: I think all reactors will be in crisis after major aftershock — We don’t have enough people to settle down No. 4 fuel pool and other reactors

Radiation spikes on floor below No. 4 fuel pool

. . . → Read More: Radiation spikes on floor below No. 4 fuel pool

AP: Tepco rejects growing calls to let outside experts inspect Fukushima plant

. . . → Read More: AP: Tepco rejects growing calls to let outside experts inspect Fukushima plant

Former Fukushima Daiichi Worker: TEPCO screwed up by admitting it’s preparared to spray concrete on spent fuel — “They are really admitting they know that it might collapse!”

. . . → Read More: Former Fukushima Daiichi Worker: TEPCO screwed up by admitting it’s preparared to spray concrete on spent fuel — “They are really admitting they know that it might collapse!”

Update: Fukushima is NOT 4½ Chernobyls of Cs-137… “but it is worse” — “Doubly ironic that it is all thanks to Yomiuri Shinbun, pro-nuke establishment newspaper”

. . . → Read More: Update: Fukushima is NOT 4½ Chernobyls of Cs-137… “but it is worse” — “Doubly ironic that it is all thanks to Yomiuri Shinbun, pro-nuke establishment newspaper”

NYTimes: ‘The Web’ has amplified fears that are helping to undermine assurances by Tepco and the Japanese gov’t that Fukushima Daiichi in stable condition

. . . → Read More: NYTimes: ‘The Web’ has amplified fears that are helping to undermine assurances by Tepco and the Japanese gov’t that Fukushima Daiichi in stable condition

Japan Vice Minister: “Uncertainties remain” at Unit 4 — Tepco Official: We will inspect reactor building to reevaluate its safety

. . . → Read More: Japan Vice Minister: “Uncertainties remain” at Unit 4 — Tepco Official: We will inspect reactor building to reevaluate its safety

AP: Bulging wall at Unit 4 renews concerns — Gov’t regulators order investigation of fuel pool and reactor building

. . . → Read More: AP: Bulging wall at Unit 4 renews concerns — Gov’t regulators order investigation of fuel pool and reactor building

Head of Japan Gov’t Committee: “It’s a race against time” at Spent Fuel Pool No. 4

. . . → Read More: Head of Japan Gov’t Committee: “It’s a race against time” at Spent Fuel Pool No. 4

WSJ: Tepco “hasn’t analyzed the chances of an accident destroying or cracking the pool”

. . . → Read More: WSJ: Tepco “hasn’t analyzed the chances of an accident destroying or cracking the pool”

Tepco: As a last resort, we are prepared to spray a concrete-like mixture over fuel rods

. . . → Read More: Tepco: As a last resort, we are prepared to spray a concrete-like mixture over fuel rods

Gov’t TMI Investigator: Fukushima Daiichi requires a Manhattan Project approach — “Accident involving nuclear fuel rods is virtually inevitable” — Virtually 100% probability of large quake in 10+ years required to defuel plant

. . . → Read More: Gov’t TMI Investigator: Fukushima Daiichi requires a Manhattan Project approach — “Accident involving nuclear fuel rods is virtually inevitable” — Virtually 100% probability of large quake in 10+ years required to defuel plant

Wall St. Journal: First investigation of Unit No. 4 finds “slight buckling in an outside wall” — Tepco claims it’s far from pool and no danger

. . . → Read More: Wall St. Journal: First investigation of Unit No. 4 finds “slight buckling in an outside wall” — Tepco claims it’s far from pool and no danger

Tepco: Unit No. 4 wall bulging — Local deformation confirmed

. . . → Read More: Tepco: Unit No. 4 wall bulging — Local deformation confirmed

Tepco checks for cracks in Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 — Now says reactor building not tilting “as a whole”

. . . → Read More: Tepco checks for cracks in Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 — Now says reactor building not tilting “as a whole”