March 18th, 2011, 2:02 pm ET
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Radiation Expert on CNN: “The end never comes, this just goes on forever” (VIDEO)

CNN, March 18, 2011

March 18th, 2011, 12:59 pm ET
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High radiation forces withdrawal of workers trying to restore power

March 18th, 2011, 12:03 pm ET
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Forecast shows Tokyo under radiation threat on Sunday March 20 (VIDEO)

Austria’s Meteorological and Geophysics Center made the forecast on its website using radionuclide data from the Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty Organization.

March 18th, 2011, 11:06 am ET
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Nuclear expert: “These things could go on for months — You could lose all six of the reactors”

Dr. Michael Allen, vice provost for research and dean of graduate studies at Middle Tennessee State University, spent much of his early career at Sandia National Labs studying nuclear reactor accidents of the worst kind

March 18th, 2011, 10:23 am ET
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France: “We are still a long way off” from power being restored at Fukushima

March 18th, 2011, 10:17 am ET
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“Very Grave” situation at Fukushima says Japan’s Prime Minister

Officials on Friday raised the severity rating of its nuclear disaster

March 18th, 2011, 9:30 am ET
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Radioactive fallout has now reached Southern California: Diplomat -AP

Source: minuscule fallout reaches US, AP, March 18, 2011 at 9:20 am EST

March 18th, 2011, 8:54 am ET
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Exposed: Radiation “streaming into atmosphere” after No.4 pool boiled dry in fire – UK Paper

Daily Mail, March 18, 2011 at 8:09 am EST

March 18th, 2011, 7:21 am ET
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Evidence of “significant hole or crack” in SFP No. 4 given by key contractors who were at Fukushima: NRC

Los Angeles Times, March 18, 2011 at 4:50 am EST

March 17th, 2011, 3:59 pm ET
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Radiation expert: It’s “the beginning of the catastrophic phase” — “Maybe we have to pray”

Sebastian Pflugbeil, from the private German-based Society for Radiation Protection, said Japan’s efforts at Fukushima 1 plant signalled “the beginning of the catastrophic phase”.

March 17th, 2011, 3:21 pm ET
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Spent Fuel Pool in reactor No. 4 damaged and leaking very fast: UK’s top scientific officer (VIDEO)

“We’ve had reports that it has gone dry.”

March 17th, 2011, 2:14 pm ET
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Latest aerial video of Fukushima from Japanese TV (VIDEO)

March 17, 2011

March 17th, 2011, 1:00 pm ET
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Latest videos on Fukushima

Commentary and Forecasts

March 17th, 2011, 9:14 am ET
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Off the Scale: Geiger counter goes wild 60-70 km WEST of Fukushima (VIDEO)

Due west…

March 17th, 2011, 6:50 am ET
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Water cannon unable to spray reactor, turns away because radiation levels too high – NHK

BBC at 6:32 am EST

March 16th, 2011, 11:15 pm ET
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US Officials fear Fukushima to be “deadly for decades” – “It would be hard to describe how alarming this is right now” (VIDEO)

“There is a recognition this is a suicide mission,” the official said

March 16th, 2011, 10:38 pm ET
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ABC Australia: Wind from Fukushima will shift towards Tokyo tomorrow

March 17 at 9:31 am in Japan

March 16th, 2011, 10:22 pm ET
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Top US nuclear official raises the possibility of “widespread nuclear fallout” caused by spent fuel pool

AP, March 16, 2011 at 8:50 pm EST

March 16th, 2011, 2:03 pm ET
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Forecast map of radioactive clouds show threat to U.S. west coast (VIDEOS)

Via the Belgium Institute for Space Aeronomy (Institut d’Aeronomie Spatiale de Belgique)

March 16th, 2011, 8:29 am ET
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Alaska considering adding more radiation monitors

Nuclear engineer: Contamination levels are not necessarily lower the farther away people are from the source. In the Chernobyl disaster, some places 100 miles away had more radiation than other points 10 to 15 miles away. The distribution depends on how winds carry it and where rains wash it down…

March 16th, 2011, 7:29 am ET
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France says Japan has lost control, French should leave country

Reuters, March 16, 2011 6:51am EST

March 16th, 2011, 7:23 am ET
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High radiation levels around plant prevent helicopters from dumping water on spent fuel rods at Fukushima

The plan was aborted after radiation levels above the plant were found to have largely exceeded 50 millisieverts