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

March 16th, 2011, 7:15 am ET
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Japan’s emperor makes “unprecedented” address — Deeply worried about Fukushima

Emperor Akihito made an unprecedented televised address to his disaster-stricken nation Wednesday

March 16th, 2011, 6:48 am ET
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“Nuclear emergency” warning for USA issued by aviation regulators — Anchorage included in “affected flight information regions”

The open-ended warning, issued at 2pm AEDT on Wednesday, applies to airspace zones in Japan, Russia, China, the United States and South Korea.

March 16th, 2011, 5:39 am ET
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Leading Japan Paper: Fukushima will now be compared to Chernobyl — “4 nuclear reactors standing in a line are simultaneously spinning out of control”

Asahi Shimbun, March 16, 2011

March 16th, 2011, 1:56 am ET
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Australian quake rescuers hit by radiation 40 km from Fukushima Daiichi

Sydney Morning Herald, March 16, 2011 at 3:14 pm EST

March 16th, 2011, 1:24 am ET
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Container of No.2 reactor “no longer sealed”: French Nuclear Safety Authority

Agenzia Giornalistica Italia, March 15, 2011

March 16th, 2011, 1:00 am ET
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Official: Container of No.3 reactor feared damaged and leaking “high-level” radiation

- Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano

March 15th, 2011, 1:35 pm ET
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EU Energy Commissioner calls Fukushima an “Apocalypse” — “Almost everything is out of control”

“I do not rule out the worst in the hours and days to come.”

March 15th, 2011, 1:22 pm ET
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Tokyo has lost almost all control of events at Fukushima: Energy Official

BBC World, March 15, 2011 at 1:05 pm EST

March 15th, 2011, 12:36 pm ET
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Austrian forecast map shows possible radioactivity EAST of Los Angeles by March 18 (ANIMATION & PHOTO)

Austria’s Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) now supports the emergency activities of the IAEA

March 15th, 2011, 10:43 am ET
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IAEA: Explosion at Fukushima plant may have affected integrity of main containment vessel

Reuters at 10:38 am EST

March 15th, 2011, 9:25 am ET
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Analyst: What we have already is the worst case scenario at Fukushima

The whole globe will be affected. This radiation will cover the whole globe.

March 15th, 2011, 7:57 am ET
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Advisory: “Radiation too high for TEPCO personnel to stay in Fukushima nuke plant control rooms”

Kyodo News, March 15, 2011 at 6:49 am EST

March 15th, 2011, 7:50 am ET
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Japan Prime Minister says “What the hell is going on?” when meeting with TEPCO execs

via Kyodo News reporter

March 15th, 2011, 7:12 am ET
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Nuclear Engineer: Far more radioactivity inside spent fuel ponds than in reactors — Could very well produce damage greater than Chernobyl

“Could potentially be an even more severe problem than a reactor meltdown”

March 15th, 2011, 6:53 am ET
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“Would be like Chernobyl on steroids” if spent fuel catches fire says nuclear engineer who works at identical plant — Each reactor holds 3,450 spent fuel assemblies

The unit 1 pool could have as much as 20 years of spent fuel rods

March 15th, 2011, 6:21 am ET
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“Worse than a meltdown” says expert — “Spent nuclear fuel pool catches fire”: Japan Power Company

“High heat would loft the radiation in clouds that would spread the radioactivity” – New York Times