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Telegraph: US gov’t was secretly planning to evacuate 90,000 citizens from Japan — Fukushima 50 forbidden from speaking publicly — Terrified of agonising death from radiation poisoning — New BBC doc Thursday

WSJ: Striking fact that many of Fukushima’s reactors are still off-limits — 1,500 microsieverts per hour — Still too dangerous for workers to enter

More journalists tour Fukushima: Parking lot areas “too contaminated” — Told to stay on metal plates so radiation is shielded somewhat

Radiation dose spikes to 48 sieverts per hour at Reactor No. 1 — Highest level in months — Remained stable until 10-fold increase — Instrument failure?

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Tokyo Professor: Gov’t was in fact lying to us constantly

25km from Tokyo: Radiation now 10 times higher at many locations in Kashiwa compared to pre-Fukushima levels — Only includes external dose (INTERACTIVE MAP)

4 quakes in 90 minutes near Fukushima — Began several hours after intensity 5- quake in Ibaraki

Mystery Continues: Original 295 microSv/h black substance remains untested — Locals getting suspicious?

Japan emperor has heart surgery, irregular pulse detected in muscle — Health worsened after March 11

Plutonium up to 1,579 pCi/kg detected near Denver at Rocky Flats — Contamination levels remain as high as 40 years ago, BEFORE site ‘cleaned up’

Canada denies refugee status to Japanese trying to escape Fukushima radiation

Cesium fallout spiked to 349 Million Bq/km2 in one day at Fukushima City 60km from meltdowns — Near 40-fold increase from previous 24-hour period

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OPCOM emergency survey of more black dust finds alpha radiation of 45 microSv/h — Measured at public housing project in Minami Soma

Bill Maher comes out for nuclear power? Former NY Gov. responds: I used to be for it but numbers don’t add up anymore (VIDEO)

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Prime Minister Kan considered possibility of all six reactors melting down — “Up until around Mar. 15, we were losing ground to the invisible enemy”-Japan Times

Former nuclear worker sues Japan gov’t over heart attack — Had been suffering nose bleeds and fatigue

NOAA: No radiation levels that would “directly” cause seal deaths, Fukushima not a “primary factor” — AP misreports this as “scientists find no radiation” — Cesium levels not released

Worker who fell into reactor pool offered counseling — First time such an incident recorded in US

Gundersen featured on CNN — NRC refuses to speak to network despite weeks of requests and showing up in person (VIDEO)

Lawmakers seek free medical care for radiation-exposed children outside Fukushima

UPDATE: Original mystery black substance was never tested — Much more radioactive than official’s black dust — Detector shows 95,880 cpm — Up to 60,000 cpm in beta — New alpha info

Reuters obtains secret Tokyo evacuation scenario: Fukushima reactors fail as spent fuel rods melt, mix with concrete, and fall into buildings