Rare quake hits near troubled Illinois nuke plant releasing radioactive steam — “That’s right, she said earthquake” (VIDEO)

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Mainichi: Malfunction at Japan MOX plant — Mystery black particles found — Throws future of Japan’s nuclear cycle policy into doubt

Tepco Employee: What are they doing? Predicted that pipes would freeze causing water leakage — Now 23 points leaking — Tepco: “It’s hard to keep man power”

Asahi on “unusual” Fukushima information: Reactor No. 5 had inadequate quake protection — Official to conduct thorough investigation after Tepco found no “clear” damage

Japan journalist interviews father of newborn with heart defect: “Really frustrating I can’t prove it’s because of Fukushima” (VIDEO)

Japan journalist interviews father of newborn with heart defect: “Really frustrating I can’t prove it’s because of Fukushima” (VIDEO)

AP: Grim gov’t estimate says Japan population to shrink by 40 million in next 50 years (VIDEO)

Asahi: Now 7,800 liters leaked from ruptured pipes — Previous figure mentioned was 600 liters

Japan Times: More leaks found at Fukushima — Water spews from 16 points — Amount leaking at some facilities not revealed

Mainichi: Abnormalities in offspring of mammals to get particular attention in Fukushima study by gov’t — Shrinking brain capacity, drop in population seen in Chernobyl wildlife

Japan Paper: Professor now reveals “a high level of radioactive materials” detected over 1,000km from Fukushima last April

Local gov’t survey: Deteriorating health reported by residents — 60% affected after fleeing radiation — Were 40km away from Fukushima plant

Impossible? Worst-case scenario prompted gov’t to send reinforcement to Fukushima plant — “We could not even announce the fact that we compiled such a simulation” -Top Official

Tepco: “Radioactively contaminated water” came from ruptured frozen pipes — Only cesium was removed — NHK had claimed no radioactivity

Asahi: Sources say about 1,000 kinds of radioactive materials released from Fukushima reactors

Tepco: Frozen water ruptures pipes at Fukushima plant — Cooling system stops at Spent Fuel Pool No. 4

NHK: Gov’t to check chromosomes of Fukushima wildlife — “Plant and animal appearance”, “reproductive function” as well

Leftovers: Local gov’ts testing school lunches AFTER children have already eaten -Yomiuri

Mainichi on the Plutonium Paradox in Japan — What do you do with spent MOX fuel?

Top Tokyo doctor dealing with nuclear workers demands gov’t step in at Fukushima plant for safety reasons — Some unable to read

Another Fukushima farmer in exclusion zone: It’s already bad as Chernobyl — I saw the ‘splashing ash’ after explosions — Baby cows dying one after one (VIDEO)

ANOTHER Fukushima farmer in exclusion zone: It’s already bad as Chernobyl — “I saw the splashing ash” after explosions — Cows dying one after one (VIDEO)

“Ridiculous”: A growing picture of chaos — Japan gov’t claims more committees kept no records on Fukushima crisis

CNN on Fukushima Zone: Starving cow kicks away her calf trying to nurse — Newborn crawled into corner, crying and sucked on straw as if it were the mother’s teat