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Mainichi Interview: “The reactors still continue to release radioactive materials” — “The gov’t needs to recognize the gravity of this situation”

WSJ: The great tragedy of Fukushima is that Japan shut down all its nuclear reactors -UC Berkeley Professor

Butane near sinkhole to be moved “in an abundance of caution” — Ignition of fuel inside pipe discussed

NBC: Radioactive contamination in San Francisco neighborhood — 400 times EPA limit found in soil sample — Boys & Girls Club exposed to contaminated dust?

After Flyovers of Sinkhole: “I saw a piece of hell there”; “Never seen anything like this before” — TV: Officials say it’s continuing to grow (VIDEOS)

Gundersen: It’s almost “unimaginably unimaginable” how close we came to losing 14 nuclear reactors after 3/11 (AUDIO)

Radio: Nuclear test site in danger of collapsing — Could create 15 meter tsunami — 193 explosions conducted in little area (AUDIO)

Tepco Manager: “I thought situation could end up ruining the whole country” — I thought my heart was going to stop beating… Reactor 2 would start burning inside if no way to cool it (VIDEO)

NHK: “The unimaginable was happening” — Workers say part of Reactor 2 containment vessel destroyed — After alarming pressure readings, “we heard a loud bang… pressure is now zero” (VIDEO)

Officials: Sinkhole growing in direction of drilling rig there to investigate troubled salt cavern — Now about 900 feet from edge

Time: A positive way to spin mutant butterflies found near Fukushima

Report: Cesium detected in pistachio nuts from U.S. — Contains most radioactivity of any item in round of tests from Japan

Japan Times: Fukushima Daini ‘written off’, Reactors No. 5 and 6 at Daiichi also — Japan Policy Minister: Plants “should never be restarted”

Reuters: Thyroid cancer risk lasts entire life after radiation exposure — Leukemia risk peaks in a few years

Sheriff: “So where do we go next?”; Salt cavern could have totally failed, but not be source of gas — Official: “There is a risk here, heed those warnings” (VIDEO)

NHK: US halts shipments of Japanese beef due to concerns of radioactive contamination from Fukushima disaster (VIDEO)

Sinkhole grows another 20 feet — New footage from inside at ground level (MAP & VIDEO)

20-fold spike in methylene chloride levels near sinkhole

CNN: “Largest hazardous waste disposal company in N. America” working at sinkhole

Fukushima Plant Volunteer: It’s not just an accident for Japan, but for people around the world — Pressure from U.S. is needed — Tepco can’t handle situation -Kyodo

General Honore: Right now ‘red zone’ established around sinkhole after concerns about quality of air coming out — Sensors placed nearby (VIDEO)

Man near sinkhole worried after official asked him to list his next of kin on form