February 8th, 2012, 9:56 pm ET
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Freelance Journalist in Japan: Fukushima gov’t dumping tons of radioactive mud from decontamination into river at night

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February 8th, 2012, 8:48 pm ET
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Kyodo: Highest radioactivity levels detected in Aichi since March 14 — Greater Tokyo area also increased (CHARTS)

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February 8th, 2012, 6:29 pm ET
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“No Comment”: Residents near troubled Calif. nuke plant request officials begin cancer study and install radiation detectors — Also: Radioactive leak in Minn., Protests over Georgia nuke project, Brazil to delay reactors… More

February 8th, 2012, 3:52 pm ET
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Yomiuri: Melted fuel might have “cracked due to some shock” or “dropped down and changed shape” at Reactor No. 2, leading to recent temperature spike -Tepco

February 8th, 2012, 2:14 pm ET
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U.S. University: Low-level radiation appears to have had immediate effects on bird populations in Fukushima Pref. — Areas surveyed are mostly still open to human occupation — Worse than expected — More pronounced than Chernobyl

February 8th, 2012, 10:55 am ET
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Japan Professor: 25 times more Fukushima fallout detected in Tokyo Bay mud than maximum level found in nearby lake after nuclear bomb explosions — Cesium flow in rivers won’t peak for another 1-2 years

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February 8th, 2012, 9:49 am ET
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Asahi: Reactor No. 2 temperature stays high despite Tepco’s stabilization effort — Was back up to 72°C

February 8th, 2012, 8:30 am ET
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Tokyo Professor: Every organism in Fukushima Prefecture is contaminated with radiation — 1,373,000 Bq/kg detected in worm feces 60 km from meltdowns

February 8th, 2012, 6:44 am ET
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Kyoto Professor: Areas in Reactor No. 2 may be over 100°C — Fuel probably as melted as mud, increasing water injection may move it around — Can’t see inside for decades (VIDEO)

February 8th, 2012, 4:40 am ET
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Japan Times: “Massive amounts of slurry, a mixture of sand and water, have been prepared to contain radioactive materials as a last resort”

February 8th, 2012, 3:40 am ET
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Guardian on Cold Shutdown: Top official conceded they have ‘no idea’ about location of molten fuel, but ‘assume’ it is resting at bottom of containment vessels — Tepco: No. 2 temp “seems to be close to peaking out”

February 8th, 2012, 2:18 am ET
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Former Prime Minister’s special adviser: Fukushima “opened Pandora’s box” — Crisis far from resolved

February 7th, 2012, 6:28 pm ET
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Highest level of radioactive cesium in San Francisco-area milk since September 2011 — Now at 150% of EPA’s maximum contaminant limit (CHART)

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February 7th, 2012, 5:46 pm ET
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ABC Reporter: Child population of Fukushima decreases 6% since nuclear disaster

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February 7th, 2012, 4:11 pm ET
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Japanese Independent Journalist: Reactor No. 2 temperature actually showing over 85°C, and a lot of smoke is coming up

February 7th, 2012, 2:30 pm ET
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Jiji: Japan gov’t picked facilities to treat people with radiation exposure — Fukushima hospitals failed to cope with nuclear victims

February 7th, 2012, 1:44 pm ET
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San Onofre Whistleblower: This is extremely significant — They had an actual tube rupture — This is very, very significant (VIDEO)

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February 7th, 2012, 12:56 pm ET
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Xinhua: Radioactive Iodine-131 detected in Austria

February 7th, 2012, 12:07 pm ET
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Nuclear Industry Website: Recriticality test detects “very low traces” of fission products at Reactor No. 2 — Tepco then injected boric acid as a precaution against chain reactions

February 7th, 2012, 11:19 am ET
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Japan Nuclear Expert: Melted fuel may have fallen at Reactor No. 2, leading to temperature increase

February 7th, 2012, 10:31 am ET
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Exposed? Asahi: Water may not be reaching part of melted nuclear fuel from Reactor No. 2, says unnamed Tepco official

February 7th, 2012, 9:47 am ET
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NHK: Unknown temperature rise at Reactor No. 2 troubling Tepco — Says it hasn’t gone down even after increasing volume of cooling water on Tuesday (VIDEO)