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Magnitude 5.0 hits Fukushima — Multiple other quakes of similar strength in northeast Japan

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NYT on Reactor No. 4: “Risk of another colossal radiation leak” if cooling problems arise, experts say — “Tepco has been racing to fortify crumpled outer shell”

Southern California had 2,500 Bq/kg of iodine-131 in seaweed — Over 500% higher than other tests in U.S., Canada

Up to 1 billion Bq/kg of iodine-131 was estimated in seaweed near Fukushima reactors -Study

FORUM: General Discussion Thread (Nuclear Issues) for Apr. 2 -9, 2012

Study: Fukushima radiation plume contacted North America at California ‘with greatest exposure in central and southern California’

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*Developing* New University Study: Fukushima release estimates should be increased, especially for cesium-137

NYTimes: Core damage at No. 2 worse than thought? Reactor water could be flowing directly into ocean or under plant — Risk of fuel melting again, says nuclear engineering professor

Doctor: More and more often children complain of circulatory disturbances, tiredness, dizziness after Fukushima (VIDEO)

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New Analysis: Large amount of radioactive materials had discharged through breach in primary containment at Reactor No. 2

Asahi: Cesium started spiking in Chernobyl wildlife during recent years — “Researchers don’t really understand”

Possible smoke at Fukushima Daiichi? (VIDEOS)

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Nuclear Consultant: Damage to base of Reactor No. 2 is ‘so severe’

Fukushima monthly fallout higher now than 8 months ago in June

TV: Radiation levels 10 times higher than experts hoped at Reactor No. 2 — No. 1 and 3 even worse (VIDEO)

Asahi: High radiation means delays in decommissioning Fukushima Daiichi — 30-year roadmap will likely now have to be revised

Japan Radiation Professor: “Fukushima City needs to be evacuated”

NHK: Suppression chamber “may have been destroyed” at Reactor No. 2 (VIDEO)

Kyodo hints Tepco’s long-term plan to decommission Fukushima may be in jeopardy

*Yomiuri* Experts: Melted fuel may not be covered in water — Far shallower than assumed — Tepco still claiming Fukushima Daiichi in state of ‘cold shutdown’

AFP Headline: ‘Fukushima reactor in crisis again’ — Renewed concerns about plant’s stability

NHK: Whitish floating matter in Reactor No. 2 said to be rust, not melted fuel — No endoscopy for Reactors No. 1 or 3, radiation too high (VIDEO)