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Iodine-131 detected in recent Minamisoma tap water (LAB REPORT)


Analysis: Reactor No. 3 well cap appears to be fractured — Explosion and falling crane examined as possible causes (VIDEO)


Los Angeles-area Meltdown: Cesium-137 still up to 1,000 times higher than standard — Plutonium also detected — Located between Chatsworth and Simi Valley

16 miles northeast of Malibu, CA

BBC Report: Residents feel like guinea pigs in radiation research — Survey Leader: I’m not saying they should be used as guinea pigs, but… (AUDIO)

4 Months Later: NRC says radiological material dispersed in ‘various forms’ around plant — Most likely from inside reactors — Isotopes indicative of core damage

One Year Later: Neptunium-239 findings 35km from Fukushima meltdowns published in journal — Decays into Plutonium-239

Japan/US map showed 100 milliSv/hr “line” along the roadway west of reactor — “This stuff is spread everywhere”

NRC: There’s got to be fission products or pellets in parking lot outside Fukushima plant

Top US nuke official in Japan: Take it slow “without just running the military in there to kill people” for us to feel better — Wait so it’s “without a lot of loss of life” — 300 millisieverts per hour OUTSIDE reactors before bulldozing ‘rubble’

“There is spent fuel and pellets and whatever all over the place around the plant” -NRC’s Top Man in Japan — Trying to clean it up, but dose still going to be incredible

Show host back from Tokyo: We were told a lot of people are sick from Fukushima and the gov’t lies about it (VIDEO)

ABC: Prime Minister Kan still worries about what would happen if area where people couldn’t live spread to 200 or 300 km — Leaked memo shows fears of radioactive cloud reaching Tokyo (AUDIO)

Asahi: 220 milliSv/hr on TOP level of Unit No. 2 — ‘Puddles’ on floor of reactor ‘believed’ not to be from accident (PHOTO)


Report: Gov’t hid radiation simulation because it was “very, very bad” -Japan professor — Showed serious contamination over wide area

New Asahi doc: NISA team knew of triple meltdowns by March 18 — Kept secret until Tepco’s admission two months later — Says melted fuel only ‘largely’ submerged in water

Report: Radioactive cesium causing holes in hearts of children (VIDEO)

Tepco Handout: Working to prevent “break of structural materials” at No. 3 Spent Fuel Pool — Spent past 6 weeks removing radioactive material — Salt corroding structure?


NBC’s Richard Engel: “If there were ever to be some sort of nuclear apocalypse, this is what the morning after would look like” (VIDEO)

Yomiuri: Radiation fears more serious than expected — Hosono meeting almost every day with advertising agencies to discuss strategy for appealing to public

Like a Pyramid: Mountain of debris 20 meters tall in Miyagi — Hot white vapor rising up from trash — 100km north of Fukushima (PHOTO)

Kyodo: Radiation forecast can “by no means” be released to public decided gov’t on Mar. 15 — Showed radioactive cloud could spread over Tokyo area

“I’m definitely against nuclear power plants” says boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko: “Fukushima will be there for 1000s of years — They cannot clean it up just like that”