Explosion at U.S. nuclear plant triggered emergency alert — It was “of sufficient force to damage permanent structures or equipment within the Protected Area” (VIDEO) #ShearonHarris

KTXL Sacramento: “Now the threat of radioactive water rushing our way” from Japan — “Traces of radiation found in area fish” — No danger, says pro-nuclear expert (VIDEO)

Gundersen: Fukushima reactors “will become unstable” if new barrier causes water buildup underground — Nuclear buildings could topple during quake

Tepco Official: This is extremely serious — We are unable to control radioactive water seeping out of Fukushima plant (VIDEO)

BBC: Water crisis at Fukushima has only just begun — “Plant sits smack in the middle of an underground aquifer” — It’s rapidly being overwhelmed deep beneath ground (VIDEO)

Wall St. Journal: Fukushima leaks are “massive public health issue” — Obviously this could spread throughout Pacific and get into food supply (VIDEO)

Vice Governor: “Emergency situation” at Fukushima; Tepco has increased the risk of further leaks; Gov’t needs to take over — NHK: Officials make “emergency visit” to damaged nuclear plant (VIDEOS)

TV: Nuclear expert says Fukushima “is already beyond Tepco’s control” — Gov’t concerned leakage to rapidly accelerate (VIDEO)

Asahi: Radioactive contamination ‘soaring’ in Fukushima groundwater — Strontium and other beta emitters up 4,500% in recent days; Cesium rises nearly 1,500% — Tepco says it doesn’t know why levels spiked (VIDEO)

Tepco Press Conference: The situation at Fukushima is bleak — “This discharge is beyond our control” (VIDEO)

BBC: “Huge buildup” of radioactive groundwater at Fukushima plant — Expert concerned “contamination has spread to all sorts of places” (VIDEO)

Watch: Japan Officials Issue Fukushima Radioactivity Alert — “The radioactive discharge is out of control” — Contamination seeping into ocean is an emergency (VIDEO)

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

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)

Japan TV: Efforts have failed at Fukushima plant — Contamination levels still rising in seawater — Flow into ocean continues (VIDEO)

Report: Landfill fire moved beyond equipment meant to stop its advance toward nuclear waste… Essentially ‘fire line’ is breached — St. Louis Official: Something must be done, but there’s nothing we can do — Asst. Fire Chief: “Words can’t explain how important it is” to have a good plan (VIDEO)

Radio: Uranium-contaminated plume covers 125 acres at U.S. nuclear site — Over 300 lbs. of uranium a year flowing into Columbia River (AUDIO) #Hanford

Gov’t: Extremely radioactive tunnels at Fukushima must be drained — Contamination is from melted fuel — Nuclear material going through gravel and into ocean? (VIDEO)

Radio: Fukushima Daiichi has “contaminated the biggest body of water on the planet” — Radioactive leaks to harm marine and human life — Whole Pacific Ocean likely to have cesium levels 5-10 times higher than at peak of nuclear bomb tests (AUDIO)

Tepco Advisor Blasts Tepco: “You do not know what you’re doing” — Japan Times: Time for gov’t to take over at Fukushima Daiichi? (VIDEO)

Expert: Blown-out well in Gulf remains “plenty dangerous” — Will material plugging flow of gas hold? — New flyover of rig carcass (VIDEO)