Gov’t: Contaminants in giant sinkhole could spread to freshwater swampland — Benzene is entering groundwater — Damage to ‘Louisiana Coastal Zone’

Fire alarm goes off nearby Fukushima spent fuel pool — Tepco: “No smoke, etc. was found around ceiling at site using a web camera… we have judged incident was malfunction”

UK Reporter: Gas bubbling up like ‘small underwater geysers’ around giant Louisiana sinkhole; Widespread methane leakage — General: Big environmental groups ignoring disaster

Reuters Exclusive: Barrier is breached at Fukushima says official — ‘Highly radioactive’ water entering ocean — Will flow ‘extremely fast’ if it reaches surface — Tepco sorry for trouble

Fukushima Unit No. 3 steaming — Lasted more than four hours today — Observed ‘intermittently’ over past 13 days

Japan Official: ‘State of emergency’ now at Fukushima nuclear plant — ‘High possibility’ barrier is breached

Kyodo: ‘Radiation crisis’ at Fukushima plant — Toxic water entering sea for years — “Tainting ocean and marine life”

AP: Strong M6 quake hits Northeast Japan — Rated Upper 5 intensity on scale up to 7 — Tepco says no reports of problems at Fukushima Daiichi (MAP)

Japan’s First Astronaut: Gov’t lies about Fukushima disaster — Vital info on radiation risks kept from public to “maintain law and order”

TV: Close call at U.S. nuclear plant — Evacuated for 5 hours after leak set off alarm — “Let out a large amount of gas” (VIDEO) #Farley

‘Terrorists’ reach nuclear bomb material at U.S. facility during mock attack

U.S. nuclear plant remains under ‘Alert’ — Fire retardant system engaged — Concern about oxygen levels — Safety teams on site #Farley

U.S. nuclear plant declares ‘Alert’ — “Events could degrade or have degraded level of safety” — “Public should stay tuned to radio and TV” #Farley

NHK: “Contaminated underground water may have moved aboveground” at Fukushima plant — Asahi: Immediate concern it’s “spilling” into Pacific

Tunnels under Fukushima plant suspected to have quake damage — Allows radioactive water to ‘move’ into ground — Still holding over 15,000 tons — High-level contamination flowing in from turbine buildings — Tepco “couldn’t afford to work on tunnels”

Asahi: Highly radioactive ‘mystery objects’ found — Rumored to be pieces of Fukushima reactor buildings — 15 kilometers from nuclear plant (PHOTOS)

Radio: Fukushima disaster “shockingly not stopping – even the emergency is not over” — Much more radioactive water could wind up in the oceans (AUDIO)

Japan Deputy Prime Minister talks about “learning from the Nazis” — Previously said to let elderly people “hurry up and die” (VIDEO)

Businessweek: U.S. plutonium facility “might blow up, or, as they like to call it, experience a ‘criticality event’” — “450 billion gallons of industrial and radiological contaminants dumped directly into soil” — Threatens water supplies for millions across Pacific Northwest #Hanford

Kyodo: ‘Huge amount’ of radioactive tritium may have entered ocean from Fukushima plant — Up to 40,000,000,000,000 Bq claims Tepco — Doesn’t include before May 2011

Gov’t: Radioactive iodine detected in 6 seaweed samples by South Korea — Concerns over Fukushima contamination after Tepco admits plant is leaking into ocean

Newspaper: Giant Louisiana sinkhole now over 20 times larger than last year — It’s “taken on a volcano-like quality”