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Fukushima Daiichi smoking before tsunami hit? (AUDIO & VIDEO)

Gundersen: Some debris coming across Pacific has to be contaminated — I hope they have their inspectors out checking for radiation (AUDIO)

Fukushima monthly fallout now 10 times higher than last September

~M6 quake hits Fukushima, intensity 5- of 7 — Tepco webcam shifts position (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

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Radio: Allegations of pet deaths after radiation exposure are supported by top university’s re-analysis of Three Mile Island data (AUDIO)


Nuclear Expert on Major US Radio Show: ‘When I do the numbers, it says Fukushima is as bad or worse than Chernobyl’ (AUDIO)

Iodine-131 levels rise 350km from Fukushima at sewage plant — Radionuclides “starting to transform into other substances, such as tellurium has transformed into iodine” -Local Official (VIDEO)

Local Official: “It is not really reported that strontium is so dangerous that it used to be used for chemical weapons of the Nazis” (VIDEO)

Local Official: Japan gov’t did not reveal plutonium-241 detection — Radiation dose was 50 times higher than total of other three plutonium isotopes that were mentioned (VIDEO)

Local official suggested there’s more footage of Reactor No. 3 explosion, after bringing up MOX — ‘Videos of explosion are not allowed to be seen’ (VIDEO)

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NYT: “Cores at three of plant’s reactors melted down, breaching their containment vessels” — Tepco maintains fuel stopped short of breaching containment vessels

Scientists: California fish harmed by Fukushima radiation? Thyroids are sensitive to iodine-131 — Radioactive marterial probably accumulated in opaleye, halfmoon and senorita

40,000,000 Bq of iodine-131 in a single bed of kelp off Southern California — Amount most likely larger

Forbes: Nuclear power is no longer a viable source of new energy in US, says Excelon CEO who retired just days earlier

US News and World Report: Nuclear Power Is On Its Deathbed, Says Expert — Public is riveted on the issue of nuclear safety — Scrutiny is so intense

Mainichi: Highest radiation level yet — 37 times gov’t limit detected in river trout caught 40km from meltdowns

UPI: Fukushima at risk of a new meltdown — Level of cooling water 29 feet lower than estimated

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