Crack found over 200 feet above ground at Unit 1 & 2 exhaust stack — Fukushima Worker: May be more difficult to deal with than contaminated water

Tepco ‘Prompt Report’: Fracture-like traces found on steel bracings at Fukushima Units 1 and 2 exhaust stack — High radiation dose rate in area, had measured over 10 sieverts/hr — Press conference to explain incident (PHOTO)

Asahi: Buildings at Fukushima plant can start floating from too much groundwater — Expert: Blocking groundwater with ice wall may weaken soil and cause buildings to topple (AUDIO)

Nuclear Expert: We believe molten fuel already melted through floors of Fukushima reactor buildings, or is still in process of melting through (AUDIO)

NPR: How can Fukushima’s molten fuel be contained so it stops contaminating the planet? Nuclear Expert: There’s no way to get at molten fuel… I’ve not seen a solution to this (AUDIO)

Japan Headline: ‘Radioactive substances may have escaped Fukushima plant earlier’ than was admitted by Tepco, possibly through valves — Contaminated water released into atmosphere from rainfall?

Gundersen: Fukushima reactor buildings essentially now sitting in mud — Soil could ‘disappear’ during quake and bring structures down with it; That can result from what Tepco’s doing to groundwater (AUDIO)

Bill Maher on HBO: Fukushima “should be page 1 of the newspaper every day” — I used to be on the fence about nuclear power, I’m not anymore — If the world is going to invade a country that’s poisoning us, it should be Japan not Syria (VIDEO)

Newspaper: Tepco researcher says it’s impossible to contain radioactive waste water leaking from Fukushima plant — “Japanese gov’t has lost all credibility”

BBC: Fukushima plant in “unprecedented crisis” and it’s getting worse, says Japan nuclear official

Gundersen: They’ve admitted that all the boron has disintegrated in between spent fuel at Fukushima — It can cause a nuclear chain reaction if rods get too close together in pool (AUDIO)

Chairman of Tepco Panel: “Future surprises” are in store at Fukushima plant — Everyone should be prepared for that (VIDEO)

‘Emergency’ Measure: Over 1,000 tons of polluted water dumped on ground at Fukushima — “There’s a limit on how much water we can store” — Never tested cesium levels — Sandbags swept away by typhoon (PHOTO & VIDEO)

Landslide at MOX-fueled Japan Nuclear Plant — AP: Emergency data transmission from Monju stops as typhoon hits — Kyodo: Can’t access site due to mudslides, reactor temperatures unknown

Kyodo: Fearing Fukushima plant would flood, workers opened barriers — Amount of contamination released ‘unknown’ — TV: Japan media questioning if radioactivity levels were measured before pumping into ocean; Tepco now under investigation

Japan Officials: Nuclear “event” at Fukushima from radioactive release into ocean? -AP

“Emergency measure” underway at Fukushima plant after typhoon — Contaminated water being pumped into Pacific

NHK: Severe storm is heading to Fukushima plant — Workers now scrambling to protect facility — Worried over impact of strong winds — Warning for tornadoes, landslides, high waves (VIDEO)

Japan TV: Typhoon presents “significant likelihood of natural disaster of a magnitude observed only once every few decades” — Around 500,000 households get instructions to evacuate — Waves over 30 feet high likely for Pacific coast (VIDEO)

AFP: Gov’t issues highest alert for “possibly unprecedented heavy rain”; Fears it will hit Fukushima nuclear plant, torrential downpours expected — Kyodo: Major typhoon prompts emergency warning of “unprecedented heavy rain”

‘Typhoon Alert’ at Fukushima Plant: Concern winds could topple large cranes — Tepco trying to secure outdoor pipes and pumps that inject water into reactors buildings

NHK: Trouble from heavy rain already at Fukushima — Fence over-topped at plant — Workers trying to keep highly contaminated water in reactor basements and tunnels from overflowing