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RAND Sr. Scientist: Fukushima spent fuel might have been damaged (VIDEO)

“Awe-Inspiring”: Latest footage from inside massive protests at Prime Minister’s residence — Battle between people of Japan and their gov’t “just seems to intensify more and more” (VIDEOS)

TV: “Some beaches have essentially turned into landfills of tsunami debris” on Canadian island

85 microSv/h detected in mud near Fukushima gov’t office (VIDEO)

TV Asahi Cover Protest: 45,000 people are “the voice of ordinary citizens” — Noise was deafening in PM residence while reporter interviewed Edano, Hosono

*NHK Special* Radiation danger haunts Fukushima town — Nurses: “If I stay here I don’t know if I’ll be able to have children and raise them safely”; “We don’t know what’s going to happen… we live in a constant state of anxiety” (VIDEO)

“The battle has only just begun” — AFP: Tens of thousands protest at Prime Minister’s residence; 100,000 expected next Friday for “Hydrangea Revolution” (VIDEO)

Bloomberg: Tepco cover over No. 1 reactor designed to withstand only 56 mph winds

Japan Gov’t Expert: Water could get sucked out of Fukushima spent fuel pools by tornado and expose nuclear rods

‘China Syndrome’? Former Japan Official: Underground rumblings heard in Fukushima plant area night of March 14, 2011 — “Caused by melted fuel underground” (VIDEO)

TV: Bluefin tuna picking up more and more cesium — Contamination “will go on for 300 to 600 years” (VIDEO)

Mayor: Tepco report has fabricated data — Fukushima Official: “We still don’t know what happened in the cores of No. 1, 2 and 3″

Former Japan Official: US army planned to entomb Fukushima reactors days after 3/11 — Given permission to use Yamagata airport

Gov’t flip-flops: Unit 4′s fuel rods to be removed starting this year — ‘Buckling’ building, quake concerns behind change

NYTimes: Tepco “has worked vigilantly to shut out close scrutiny of the ravaged plant’s condition”

New Tepco Report: Unit 4 had ‘major impulsive sound’ then damage to roof on March 14, 2011 — Fire seen hours later, then again next day

*CNN* Unspeakable Rage: I saw my wife on fire — “This is Tepco’s fault” — No official count of how many are killing themselves after Fukushima (VIDEO)

Alarm sounds at newly restarted Japan nuclear plant: Warning that “water level in tank fell at least 10 cm” from normal — More water injected ‘just in case’ — Officials apologize for delayed disclosure (VIDEO)

NHK: Tepco fails to reveal what caused so much radioactive material to be released — Amount of radioactivity released still unknown — Still no investigation into what caused meltdowns (VIDEO)

NHK: Japan braces for another storm — “Typhoon Guchol has already made ground vulnerable” — Torrential rain up to 15 inches — Gov’t warns of landsides and floods (VIDEO)

“Fuel particles themselves must have been blown away” during Unit 3 explosion — Alpha particles “splattered faster than sonic speed”

Oyama: They must have filmed Fukushima Daiichi from mountain tops with telephotographic lens — More than one footage of explosions of Units 2, 3 and 4 must exist — I think there was a local cameraman who had media contract