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Mainichi: Japan now looking to Chernobyl info for help dealing with human health effects of nuclear meltdown — Will enable gov’t to implement “effective measures”

Japan nuclear professor warns melted fuel may NOT be covered by water at Reactor 2

8 trillion becquerels of cesium found in pit of water at Reactor 2

Tepco doubted own projections — Failed to detect ANY coolant water in Reactor 2 — Not surprised they were incorrect

Japan Times: Much of melted fuel is believed to have burned down to bottom of containment vessels — At “last line of defense”

Japan Professor: Tepco is believed to have blown air into hole drilled at Reactor 2 in attempt to keep radiation from escaping Journalist covering Fukushima reportedly harassed and imprisoned on return to Tokyo — “What are the names of people you met in Fukushima?” asked officer

Steamy ‘Cold Shutdown’? Reactor 2 vessel full of moisture — Water dripping from roof

‘Major Mystery’: Serious concern at Fukushima as Tepco doesn’t know where melted fuel came to rest -Japan Times

*Updated w/ Video* Study Authors: Now 20,000 excess U.S. deaths after Fukushima, not 14,000? Follow up article looking at age groups, cities


NRC: After Fukushima crisis began MANY countries urged citizens to evacuate Tokyo — Canada, S. Korea, UK, Australia all stated 50 mile evacuation zones, not just US

Watch: Japan professors boycott reactor hearing after public excluded (VIDEO)


Where’s the Water in Reactor 2? “Our prediction must have been wrong” says Tepco — Yet camera lens “covered in water droplets” -Asahi

Cold Shutdown? Tepco says “massive steam” made it difficult for camera to get a clear view (PHOTO)

Fukushima Worker: Camera can resist 1000 sieverts, today it was broken — Spots on images show radioactivity — Tepco yet to measure radiation level (PHOTOS)


Tepco: Unfortunately we could not spot any signs of fuel — Water at unexpectedly low levels, accuracy of gauges questioned (PHOTOS)

“Cable was too short”: Tepco failed to plug in device that would have provided key data about Fukushima reactors on March 11 -NHK (VIDEO)

Kyodo: Camera endoscope enters inside Fukushima Reactor No. 2 — Difficulty finding melted fuel?

Asahi: People eating more radiation, but not in danger — 96% of Fukushima residents ingested cesium on Dec. 4, 56% in Tokyo area -Study


Lawmaker: Serious questions arising about why Canada gov’t failed to alert public about radioactive rain after Fukushima

PBS Frontline’s Miles O’Brien: Cheeseburgers and fries a much bigger risk to our health than cesium — Japan’s 20 milliSv/yr for evacuation “extremely low” (4 times higher than Chernobyl limit)

ABC: Official says Japan betrayed its own people over radiation dangers — Gov’t actions akin to murder — “We didn’t think of that” says Science Ministry (AUDIO)