Fukushima Commander: “I thought Japan was finished” — Expansion of evacuation zone up to 200 km was repeatedly simulated

UN agency’s report of 2nd explosion at Reactor 3 must have been made after consulting with RSMC Tokyo: EX-SKF

Atlantic: Mafia ties behind some lawmakers’ push to nationalize Tepco — 3 of Fukushima 50 were local bosses or soldiers says journalist

New Japan gov’t report singles out “critical conditions of Unit 3″ — Explosions at reactors were “presumably” caused by hydrogen


Fukushima mother weeps to reporter: I wish my daughters were never born — “I apologize to them for giving birth”


Gundersen: Trucks dumping nuclear waste into Tokyo Bay “for many years” to come — Plus a look ahead at 2012 (VIDEO)

Gundersen: Trucks dumping nuclear waste into Tokyo Bay, to go on “for many years” — Plus a look ahead at 2012 (VIDEO)

Radiation forecasts withheld by gov’t: Releasing it “would cause unnecessary panic” — “Ministry DECIDED such data would be unavailable due to loss of power”

Gov’t projections assumed ONE becquerel per hour was leaking from Fukushima — Actual rate reached at least 10 Quadrillion times higher

Japan gov’t officials evacuated out to 60km after reactor explosions — Public told only 20km

Fukushima Boss: “The worst-case scenario is a China syndrome” where fuels leaves containment — Top Gov’t Official: Strong possibility fuel outside containment

Fukushima hospitals forced to limit services and reduce number of patients due to Tepco — Official: “We don’t know how long we’ll be able to continue operating under the current circumstances”

UN Agency’s Fukushima Simulation: “Total release amount was equal to that of Chernobyl nuclear explosion”


Safecast Blog: I was surprised to see my family members suddenly fall ill, they had not had any major diseases

Fukushima Boss: “Situation could lead to a so-called China syndrome” if Reactor 2 was left unattended — Hours later gives order to evacuate

Document shows high-profile nuclear experts under Japan gov’t surveillance


UN Agency: Reactor 3 exploded a second time 24 hours later — Then wind and rain brought high levels of radiation over Tokyo, Sendai, Nagano


Prime Minister Kan: If Fukushima reactors melted down, its severity “would far exceed that of the Chernobyl accident”

Japan Times: China Syndrome was near at Reactor No. 2, believed Fukushima boss Yoshida

Nuclear Expert: 100 years where people will not be able to use groundwater if radioactive water from Fukushima reactors goes inland (AUDIO)

Gundersen in June: “I try to temper my advice so it doesn’t create a panic” (AUDIO)

TV: MOX fuel probably caused nuclear explosion in No. 3 spent fuel pool (VIDEO)

AP: Amount of radiation released from Fukushima is still unknown — Recent studies suggest Japan continues to significantly underestimate scale of disaster