Study: Evidence of “uncontrollable nuclear reaction” at Fukushima after 3/11 — “Emerged criticality” supported by data (PHOTOS)

Published: December 5th, 2013 at 2:31 am ET
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Estimation of Nuclear-Energy Excursion Possibility during Fukushima-1 NPP Accident, CTBTO: Science & Technology, June 2013: [March 15 at Takasaka monitoring station ~250km SW of Fukushima-1] registered levels of radioactive aerosols exceeded the possible ranges of measurements [...] The highest values of radioactivity were indicated on March 16. [...] iodine-135 (half-life period = 6,6 hour) reached value of 74 Bq/m3, and the ratio of iodine-135/iodine-131 activities reached value of 24 that pointed indicated on “fresh” fission products from the damaged reactors, and also testified to possibility of emerged uncontrollable nuclear reaction. Unfortunately, the data of radioactive noble gases concentrations were not correctly obtained at Takasaka’s station because of too high levels of their content and equipment pollution. [...] reinforce or reject the hypothesis of secondary criticality at the Fukushima-1 accident could be possible [...]

Sulfur-35 in Southern California, June 2013: [...] data in favor of the criticality is given in [5] where the results of the determination of radioactive sulfur-35 in sulfate aerosols and gaseous SO2 in the oceanic air on the Pacific coast in the village of La Jolla, California. This data indicate exposure of sea water to neutrons with fluence 4 x 10^11 neutrons per m2.  Radionuclide sulfur-35 is formed from seawater containing chlorine-35 by neutron irradiation.

Radioactive Xenon Ratios, June 2013: To verify the hypothesis of emerged uncontrollable nuclear reaction at NPP Fukushima-1 accident, the data was compared with the calculated data characterizing decrease of activity of fission products and changes in isotopes ratio of 133Xe/133mXe and 131mXe/133Xe after automatic shutdown of reactors at the moment of the earthquake. Calculation model considered possibility of «supply» of reactor nuclides with «fresh» products of fission due to emerged criticallity. [...] Fig. 10 indicates results of statistical processing of calculated values of dates of shutdowns, calculated using data from [6] and graph on fig. 9. It can be seen, that peak if frequency distribution of these dates corresponds to March 14, which «gets behind» real date, which speaks in favour of criticality hypothesis. Fig. 11 indicates isomer ratios 133Xe/133mXe [...] `It can be seen, that values of ratios are in trend to decline from «reactor» value — 36 to value typical for «fresh» products — 10. Therefore, data on Fig. 11 also indicate possibility of emergency emission products supply with “fresh” fission products, i.e. supports a hypothesis of postshutdown criticality.

See also: Gov't Doc.: Re-criticality a threat at Fukushima; Concern melted fuel to change it's form -- M.I.T. Q&A: Coolability of the molten corium is questionable (VIDEO)

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99 comments to Study: Evidence of “uncontrollable nuclear reaction” at Fukushima after 3/11 — “Emerged criticality” supported by data (PHOTOS)

  • Socrates

    There was recriticality and there will be re-recriticalities.

    I remember the Sulphur-35. There was the metallic taste. There was the Iodine that the government said would not hurt anyone. There were the hot particles. Let's build more reactors on the Gulf to go along with the devastation of the BP spill, and let's frack California to create more earthquakes and pollute the aquifers and water supply.

    Science could be used to create sustainable energy but certain interests could not have profited and made huge political contributions. We all can see where this is headed. Fukushima is the Godzilla in the room.


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    • Mack Mack

      The odor of that Radioactive Sulfur was in EVERYTHING.

      I smelled it in clothing in department stores; in the clothes dryer; on jars of food from food stores; on mirrors and floors; coming out of a/c-heating vents in stores; on books in bookstores; in air filters…

      That Radioactive Sulfur settled onto everything.


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      • Bones Bones

        You guys on the W. coast? I live in the mid-Atlantic and didn't taste anything. I know we got fallout though, even I-131. Nothing new data wise though. I just have a Geiger tube and not a scintillation counter. We have Radon BAD, so the scintillation counter is my next make.


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        • Bones Bones

          Oh yea, it's funny how many people have these systems in their basements to ventilate as much radon out and they understand the dangers of not installing such a system, yet almost no one understands how much more dangerous Fukushima is then. We are all smokers now in a sense. I smoke a cig, I don't die, but a few decades down the road and I could die from cancer, disease, whatever. Cause and effect can be separated by decades and most people understand that, but when it comes to ONLY man-made radionuclides is there such a confusion.


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  • UNCONTROLLABLE NUCLEAR REACTIONS.
    What is the amount of uranium in the biosphere due to Fukushima?
    In this connection, the infinite biological effectiveness of uranium will lead to extinction together with the technological enhancement of uranium created by modern civilization:
    http://deathdealersnukes.blogspot.in/2013/12/fast-breeder-no-way.html


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    • Bones Bones

      I think I can explain better some of my previous posts. This is what I meant by Fukushima, not the radiation alone, but the chemical changes to the sea creatures and all the different parts of their habitat. We are talking about elements here and their chemical properties, especially rare and hard to obtain ones like PU and Neptunium, that we really have no idea about the effects of some. I think Fuku is damaging the biosphere in multiple different ways. It defuses the stupid argument that you only die if rad dose levels are super high like a Sievert an hour or something. Idiots.


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  • eyesopennND

    augh and love while we can thank you all for informing.


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  • Mack Mack

    From the CTBTO report linked above by Enenews:

    (1) "The result of nuclides analysis in the water extracted from the spent fuel pool of Unit 4 indicated no mass damage to the fuel rods. Thus, all release of radioactivity was from the reactors of Units 1 – 3."

    Is that true?

    (2) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PNNL (USA), located in
    Richland, outside Washington"… provides "uninterraptable measurements of radionuclides content in the atmosphere: 131mXe, 133mXe, 133Xe and
    135Xe."

    So PNNL knew how much Xenon radiation the U.S. got from Fukushima.

    I can't recall them warning the public, can you?

    >> Xenon inhalation can cause Lung Cancer.


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    • Kassandra

      They did report the level off xenon, at 400,000 times normal background

      I'll provide source later


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    • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

      They didn't even keep the kids inside at recess when the plume was overhead.
      Criminal, don't you agree, Mack?


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      • Bones Bones

        I'm not Mack, but yea it is. My school had enough K Iodide for all the kids beginning I know in elementary since my Nan was an aide to the nurse and I'd hang out at the end of school. I don't know if it's a rule because of TMI or if they even have it anymore or she was just such a good nurse/doctor…like for real. To knowingly expose ANYONE, but especially innocent kids, to such INSANE levels of airborne radiation. Remove the damn plant in the first place and we never worry about Russian Roulette again.

        * Not that K Iodide would protect against anything but radioactive Iodine, and so no matter what these people were going to get hit and breathe insanely radioactive and damaging xenon gases and how many other radionuclides.


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  • Mack Mack

    Timeline of Unit 4 according to wikipedia. Is this correct?

    3/15/11

    - approx 6 a.m. – loud explosion damages 4th floor rooftop area

    - fire breaks out in Unit 4 – radiation levels rise significantly then fall

    3/16/11

    - Tepco believes storage fuel pool (located outside containment area) may have begun boiling

    3/17/11

    - in the afternoon, it's reported that Unit 4 spent fuel pool was filled with water and none of fuel rods were exposed

    3/18/11

    - the loss of fuel pool cooling water at unit 4 is classified as a level 3

    3/21/11

    - new power line laid at unit 4

    3/22/11

    - supply cable connected to unit 4

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_Fukushima_Daiichi_nuclear_disaster


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    • SadieDog

      @Helizna – I see you are looking for solutions still, also. I posted something on this not to long ago. Seems like it could have helped had things not gotten so out of hand. There are also radiation resistant bacteria and mold, so it looks like at least something may survive.


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    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Good morning, Helizna, would you please make sure you post links like this to the Forum area, for "combatting radiation and its effects" ? It's important we build some kind of "database" or record of things we can find which help remediate soils, make it safer to grow food, etc.

      Thank you. -HT-


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  • Lady M

    Mack, may I ask — was it in California that you were experiencing the sulfur?


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  • End of the Road

    I wish these investigators would stop wasting their funding on "Gee, what happened?" and begin spending it on "Gee, what in hell do we do now?"


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    • Crash2Parties Crash2Parties

      Ordinarily, I'd say that you don't know what to do until you know what happened.

      However, we've supposedly had the entire Cold War to prepare for this event…Then again, tell that to all those people who were exposed to fallout from our own testing in the 50's and 60's and treated the same way. Oh, that's right, you can't. They've mostly died of cancer.


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  • Nick

    EOTR

    Has it occurred to you that no one knows what to do. There aren't enough minds on the planet to figure out what the hell to do now.

    Certainly we all wish for some shred of hope, but with Fukushima, all bets are off.

    A rip in the space-time matrix has/is happening, matter is splattering it's innards in an ever expanding toxic wave, particle and electromagnetic bursts are energizing all that it encounters.

    Fission dreams have become our eternal nightmare.


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    • End of the Road

      Duh — yes, I'm aware that we have no technologies for fixing Fuku. But to do NOTHING is infuriating. I'm not aware of any international scientific think-tank that has been formed to even try to formulate a plan. All decisions have been left to the plant operator; TEPCO may be qualified to run a plant, but to fix a broken one is not on their resume.

      Can the mess be fixed? Probably not. But can the damage be mitigated somewhat if the best minds for the job were assigned the task? I would like to give that option a try.


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      • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

        I would like to say that Humanity to brought in the best minds.
        I would like to able to say that to future generations.
        Show that that this generation..did not stand by and merely salute the 'Greatest Generation"..but follow in there foot steps and rise up oppression and governments would allow this process to on correctly.
        But so far ..we come up with no one and no fix.

        This would involve the brightest minds in medicine..to admit, record and treat radiation exposure..and complications.
        This would mean the scientists in biology ..would have to truly look for cause as to mass deaths..and congregation of animals.
        Geologists…would have to offer true assessment.
        This would mean..confining engineers and physicists..to what is truly feasible. and the theoretical physicist.. would have to be yanked from a future.. they can no longer provide.

        Can Humanity do this?


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        • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

          Typo..rise "up" from ..oppression..
          Ahh..but first the people must realize they are oppressed..
          Not hard in this case..as day by day..we offer proof as to the conditions of Fukushima Npp and the cover-up surrounding it.
          Our governments are lying to the people..the people WILL figure it out.

          Here enters..hope.


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      • Bones Bones

        EOTR, what a great summary of why helplessness is not a factor in this clean-up. It is something that MUST be done. If we can't do it now, then we figure it out like you were saying. Brilliant. I heard about different fungi and bacteria cleaning chemical spills almost completely, but nothing concerning a viable solution to radioactive contamination clean-up. By clean-up, I mean complete or 99% removal and "safe" keeping. The idea humanity just accepts it's fate with this is PATHETIC. That is an idea of lazy minds and sad broken souls.


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    • Crash2Parties Crash2Parties

      I disagree regarding having the mindpower to know what to do. What the political leaders of the world are missing is the willpower to do anything other than lie and cover up the danger until either they are out of office or the problem magically goes away. Capitalism & cronyism does that to people.


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  • Lady M

    I agree, E of the R — Certainly it's preferable to understand exactly what happened in order to assess the current situation — but, hey, the three-year anniversary is coming up here. When a house is on fire, you can't let it burn for six hours while you figure out what caused it. There's plenty of time for that after it's out.


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  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    Northern Hemisphere, nuclear radiation in the air we breathe.


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  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    "Postshutdown criticality"
    "Emerged uncontrolled nuclear reaction"
    http://www.ctbto.org/fileadmin/snt2013/posters/T2-P22.pdf

    Well, well, well. :)
    To all you nuclear engineers out there who have contended that nuclear fuel is not capable of criticalities unless the neutron flux is moderated by water flowing around fuel configured as fuel assemblies:
    "Is too."
    To all you nuclear engineers out there who have refused to examine radiation data that clearly show post shutdown fission:
    "It happened."
    To all you nuclear engineers who claim that molten corium contains only "decay heat", and is not mobile:
    "Is too."
    To all you nuclear engineers who claim that Corium1,2,&3 remain in containment vessels:
    "Is not."
    To all you nuclear engineers who claim that molten corium cannot attain temperatures in excess of 5,000 degrees C:
    "Can too."

    To TEPCO:
    "Where is the damn corium?"

    ;)


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  • Lady M

    I (have to) believe that Fukushima is fixable if the money is right. Love and money drive all actions. You'd hope that love (of life, of our planet, of its people and creatures) would drive this fix — but, we can see that's not happening. So, the driver is going to need to be money. I believe that if either the negative economic effect of Fukushima's continuing, on one or more entities who stand to lose — or the positive economic effect of Fukushima's being fixed, on one or more entities who stand to gain — reaches a certain point, Fukushima will be acceptably, though admittedly probably not thoroughly, brought under control. This is the biggest science and engineering project the world has ever seen! There are scientists and engineers worldwide who can be challenged to band together, bid on this, and get the job done. There are many billions of dollars to be made here. Sure, someone has to pay — but I believe there are enough stakeholders (countries, industries, companies, individuals) to cover the cost handily, if an excellent PR firm can be engaged to inform, educate and unite them. There will be residual riches for the successful bidders, too — the technologies created for the fix will result in patents for waste disposal, machinery, etc worth billions of dollars more. What people and technology messed up, different people and techology can fix. We need a small group of HERO scientists, engineers, PR folks — and diplomats too — to get this rolling, ASAP please!


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    • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

      Big double :) , Lady M!

      The fix must come from Japanese Government, or UN.
      The scale of the fix will be enormous.
      Orders of magnitude greater than the TEPCO response thus far.
      Where is the urgency?
      Still no focus on finding Corium1-3?
      Still no public outrage at Japan and nuke industry for poisoning us all?
      Wait until it is announced, in another year or two, that the chances of getting cancer during your lifetime, post Fukushima, has risen to 75%.
      (Oh, and corporate capitalism is the problem, not the solution.)


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    • Crash2Parties Crash2Parties

      It's BP and the Gulf, all over again.

      They (TEPCO and the Japanese & other governments) currently have absolutely no incentive to spend money cleaning up the mess. The individual decision makers in the Corporations & governments involved have many reasons to spend a small amount of money covering up and hiding the danger. They know that if they make the issues more than a single layer deep in most peoples' minds, they won't have to do anything. That's why activists come up with simple, easily repeatable messages -and why they are feared by politicians.

      In other words the radiation won't stop because, personal greed.


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  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    To those who want a Fix For Fukushima, here is The Plan:
    1. Map the locations of Corium1,2,&3, using modified frack drilling and/or other technologies.
    2. Stop flow of groundwater under and into Ruins1,2,&3 by building an Impermeable Wall to a depth of 100' surrounding Reactors1-4.
    3. Stop cooling Reactors1-3 with water! Fill reactors/containments/torus with borated sand, and/or grout.
    4. Remove contents of SFP1-4, and CSFP to dry cask storage ASAP.
    5. Quit messing around and fix your contaminated water problem. Pump water into barges or tankers for decontamination and disposal at sea.

    Should have begun this effort on 3/11/2011.
    Should be working on The Plan 24/7.

    Still taking those weekends off, are we, TEPCO? ;)


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  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    Oh, and if the corium hasn't come to a halt, freeze it in place with liquid nitrogen.
    Japan wanted to drill a hole down to Earth's mantle?
    This is your chance.
    Find that corium!


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  • Lady M

    Re PhilipUpNorth's #5 above — Yes! All that captured water should be able to be treated and released. That is one great example of an aspect of Fukushima that money and technology can readily resolve. I understand technology already exists for separating out the radioactive materials from the water; it's just very expensive to do in high volumes. So, there is a perfect project for our hero engineers to get started bidding on — high volume separation of radioactive materials from water, and their disposal.


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    • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

      Right, Lady M.
      My concept is a processing equipment barge or ship, tied up to the water barges or tanker ships, that filters the water. As new technoloties are evolved for treating the water, put them on another barge and tow them into place in the fleet out at sea.

      Of course, tritium cannot be filtered out using current technologies. So the tritium ends up being discharged into the ocean. No nukes. Shut them all down now.

      Speaking of discharges, treated water could be cooled, and mixed with salt. The mixture would be pumped through pipes deep into the offshore trench, delivering residual radionuclides to the ocean bottom.


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    • Crash2Parties Crash2Parties

      But the experts said that nuke plants release water into the ocean all the time, so why go through the trouble of treating it first?

      < / sarcasm >

      It comes down to money. Right now, they have two portable treatment units, neither of which seems to have really worked right since being put into production. TEPCO wants to be able to buy a solution, cheap, that can be implemented by following a laminated card. They are in way over their heads in doing anything other than selling electricity and meeting investor expectations. Nice profit they showed last quarter, btw. And, mighty smart of them to start divesting of all the expensive parts of the corporation.


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      • Crash2Parties Crash2Parties

        Hit reply too soon.

        TEPCO/Japanese government, and all the other governments affected (ie everyone) are not going to do the Right Thing by the non-corporate owning humans until we force them to do so.

        And right now, most people are completely ignorant that there is even a problem.


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    CNN..the 'closure specialists'

    We have problems..but..

    'As I look around the plant from a high vantage point on top of one of the buildings I see a broken Fukushima desperately trying to heal itself and a country that came so close to a nuclear catastrophe.

    Japan is indebted to the thousands of workers, who risk their life each day, continuing their mission to finish the job and close this painful and frightening chapter in Japan's history.'

    Just so much water under the bridge..

    Inside Fukushima: Decommissioning Tepco's stricken nuclear reactor
    Dec 5 2013

    http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/04/world/asia/japan-fukushima-tepco-coren/index.html


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  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    PS. CNN ..you make me sick.


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    • Sol Man

      Anna Coren, the author of this article, is a master of absolute fantasy based only in delusion. Shame.


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    • mairs mairs

      Corporate, corporate, corporate.

      I remember when Keith Olbermann had problems with the Current network. They were selling his show to AT&T, which was going to sponsor it. It violated his contract which stated that neither he nor his show would promote any entity other than his show because of potential conflicts of interest. They sold his show to AT&T anyway because they needed the money. So everyone came down on Olbermann like a ton of bricks for being "difficult to work with".

      Difficult to work with? Everyone in the media has to toe the line and spout the corporate line. Large corporations buy sponsorships and donate chunks of money to independent networks in order to control the message. There are still people who think if you don't see in on the nightly TV news, it doesn't exist. So corporate interests are rewriting and misrepresenting everything to benefit themselves, and the few in the MSM who stuck by their principles are booted out. So depressing.


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      • Crash2Parties Crash2Parties

        There are ways around the nightly TV news. I've been part of it before and have seen the results. In theory it's simple: You convince people who are already motivated to go to the more mainstream sites to educate the masses in the comments. The crucial part though, is citing sources, but it needs to be done after presenting the simplified message you want to get through, & the source needs to be explained. Also, don't expect people to act or even be convinced or motivated simply because you've laid out the facts for them. You have to present them with a solution that is simple enough for them to understand, buy into & join the movement. No two-layer-deep arguments. And, while online petitions and the like are a nice touch, it is crucial to get people talking and acting in the real world. The CEO is very unlikely to read an online petition with 1000's of pages of statements written in english. But everyone can talk to their friends, neighbors, pastors, teachers, students, coworkers. The key is to get just a few of them above the sheep/cattle threshold of inactivity.

        First step is for everyone here to visit one mainstream site a day and convince one person in the comments to open their eyes. While you are patiently, calmly presenting your argument to that one person, 100's are reading and absorbing silently. That's why I love denial-trolls so much.


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  • Nick

    Folks seem to think that by maintaining a positive attitude, humans can "fix" fukushima.

    We have offered all manner of ice wall, nitrogen injections, sea barriers, H2O filtration schemes, glass/concrete coffins, super domes over site with layers of plexiglas/silicon panes, ground water barriers, ground water pump outs, and more.

    But the reality on the ground is that the complex is a broken mess. How can you cool something when the water itself becomes super radioactive and then HAS to be separate from the biosphere?

    How can you say things are going okay when experts talk about dumping ALL of the water into the Pacific (eventually)?

    No, we must not delude ourselves.

    Hope is in folks realizing that the global nuclear industry needs to go away, replaced by sustainable energy sources. Weapons production sucks, but I don't see humans stopping that endeavor any time soon.

    This morning, the second nose-bleed of the week … (not mine, others in building).

    The only hope I see is humans realizing how bad this situation is, denial and rosy thoughts won't help.

    How about a global contest to see who can fix Fukushima? Have the UN admit how bad it is instead of sugar-coating the non-research.

    The media blackout should be evidence enough that uncontrollable reactions are/were still taking place.

    I am scared AND alarmed.


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    • 富岡_Blue_Heron 富岡_Blue_Heron

      I, for one, hope Death catches me in a good mood ;)


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    • 富岡_Blue_Heron 富岡_Blue_Heron

      But it's the others I'm really pissed about.


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    • SadieDog

      And, isn't it true that(please tell me if I'm wrong) not one person on this site knows the true, real numbers of how 'hot' the working areas are at Fukushima? If it is so hot(radioactive) that MF robots can't perform, then how in the hell can a human. This is where all the solutions meet a dead end, in my mind. (no pun intended) Thoughts?


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      • SadieDog

        Are those suits really the BEST they have? You would think the IAEA or NRC would have some kind of super suit by now. But I guess that would cost money and is not profit inducing.


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        • Hot and Bothered Hot and Bothered

          There are suits FAR better than the ones that are being used.
          I would have thought they'd be using sealed, shielded, positive pressure suits but you're right….
          Tepco chose to save $ and gave them all painters outfits instead.

          I was a Fuku worker for Halloween & that entire suit…. mask, little boot covers,helmet & all cost me less then 30 bucks!


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      • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

        Thoughts:
        Quit messing around, trying to have human beings work amid the ruins at Fuku.
        Pull back to a safe distance.

        Examples:
        Workers can construct the Impermeable Wall without too much exposure.
        Construction on the Impermeable wall has been stopped.
        This underground wall must be built completely around Reactors1-4.
        SFP's can be emptied using robotic remote-controlled cranes.
        We imagined a mobile crawler crane, built on a marine crane chasis, moving from Unit3 to Unit1, etc.
        Fill reactors/containments/torus with grout, requiring no workers inside the plants.
        Just drill the holes through the walls, and pump in the concrete where it needs to go.
        Build Sarcophagus around Units1-4.
        Build foundation 100' deep and 100' wide to stop flow of groundwater and enclose corium lava tubes.
        Drill to locate corium.
        This can be done from a rig located a mile away from the ruins, using geiger counters locate corium lava
        tubes, and to direct drill down the cirium lava tube to locate the corium.
        The pipe can be used to deliver liquid nitrogen to freeze the corium in place, once it is located.

        So far, so good, SadieDog? Wouldn't kill anybody going about it this way, would we? ;)


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  • Nick

    Solutions?:

    #1. Pass secrecy act in Japan (and hope to do same in other countries soon)

    #2. Invite pregnant women to live in free houses in the exclusion zone.

    #3. Burn debris so that all of Japan gets contaminated, collective suffering…misery loves company, etc.

    #4. Claim cold shut down (note 5/19/11 is the official date Tepco has for Fukushima being offline)

    #5 Convince others that in order to study situation at 1,2,3, and 4 #'s 5 and 6 are labs.

    #6 Raise allowable radiation dosages for humans.

    #7 Tell doctors to lie to their patients.

    #8 Plan on dumping ALL water on site into ocean (eventually).

    #9 Divert public's attention to vent stacks, rat-chewed trunk lines, leaking tanks, rain puddles.

    #10 Fake radiation meter readings, clean up in spots, ignoring rest of areas.

    #11 Hire dolts to sacrifice themselves for a lost cause.

    Did I miss anything?


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  • SadieDog

    TOKYO 2020 Olympics canceled!!/ Radiation DEATHS!!……………. is what I think the newspaper will read one day . ;)


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  • SadieDog

    NO 2020 TOKYO Olympics !!!!! FUKUSHIMA TO BLAME!!!! JAPAN LIED!!! …………………………….will be the Sunday edition. Ok , I think I'm done.


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  • @ Nick December 5, 2013 at 9:59 am and
    December 5, 2013 at 10:50 am
    With Fukushima like this,I agree with you as I have stated before(December 5, 2013 at 4:09 am)and in the link I gave there :
    "Hope is in folks realizing that the global nuclear industry needs to go away, replaced by sustainable energy sources."
    But not with
    "Weapons production sucks, but I don't see humans stopping that endeavor any time soon."
    What makes you think humans will agree soon that nukes must be stopped now and it should never be an option, by law?
    The manufacture of these requires also that heavy radioactive metal uranium with infinite biological effectiveness, the metal from which the dangerously mobile neptunium and the notorious Pu are fissioned out. Therefore humans must agree to live and not commit suicide.Look at what Putins and Bushes did:They drank coffee in front of school children after the cold war! Why kill 23 million infants in India just to come to such an end? We must think simultaneously how to live! Along with the nuclear people with talent and know how busying with mitigating Fuku's effects.The Japs and the others controlling all nukes must learn to unbundle all the data about Fuku and its effects on people and of the rest of the nukes and the secrets to the wide world NOW. Or else they become liable to be punished by the whole world on the lines of what Anne put forth in these serials.
    Apply the precautionary principle and shut them down and outlaw nukes.


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  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    TEPCO Consultant Slideshow: "Effluent Release Flow Paths Reactor Building-Turbine Building-Intake-Sea"
    Lake H. Barrett presentation.
    http://nuclearfoundation.org/events_files/Barrett_Presentation_2_Part_2.pdf
    Thank you so much, Lake, for explaining TEPCO's strategy so clearly!
    And with illustrations, too!


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  • @ SadieDog
    December 5, 2013 at 12:08 pm
    With best regards and lets hope for a strategy for living in happiness by interacting as much as possible to bring effective changes:
    There is no pure reason for the non-harmonised;
    Nor for the non-harmonised is there steadfastness in knowledge and practice;
    And for one without such steadfastness, there is no peace;
    And for the unpeaceful how can there be happiness?
    And the pro-nukes are death dealers.


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  • captvldz

    I mentioned this in another article but never got a response. Im no nuclear scientists so i know squat about it but is there a way to make a sort of magnetic type of chain link that attracts nuclear waste ?


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  • Nick

    captvidz…

    What would you do with the radioactive chain link?

    The problem is disposing of the waste. Any filtration system or "magnetic net" has components that would become VERY radioactive and not be very easy to dispose of.

    Radioactivity is matter spewing itself apart, sort of a rip in space-time.

    The only way to put the genie back in the bottle is to invent a time-machine.

    It is the LIE of nuclear anything that we are told it can be handled safely, for thousands of years.

    Yeah right.


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    • captvldz

      Yes the chain link would be highly radioactive but at least it wouldn't be in the air and ocean. You can bury the magnetic filter in casks or whatever they do with it but at least it wouldn't be just floating around everywhere


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  • Lady M

    Nick, this is a little tardy, but you left out these two: use up contaminated beef and veggies by putting them in school lunches, and provide travel incentives for Japanese tourists to visit Fukishima.


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  • Grampybone Grampybone

    "10^11 neutrons per m2". Neutrons represent that an atomic object is occupying a space. The number of electrons carrying a charge at any given quantum state is how active the particle is and how likely it is to bond. Chlorine/Bromine rich environments and accumulated particles means decay is not a standard projection model of half-life. If an isotope can change states with an ocean temperature bond it poses the question that charged states in particles can create reciprocating bonds to remain active until they run out of electron distance of acceptable bonds. The idea that you can stretch a string of particles across an ocean to make them less powerful seems to be the exact opposite. A string of nuclear convection could stretch from the deepest trench to the surface and carried by evaporation to land. The ocean makes the rain.<(-_-<)


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  • Socrates

    How about zero tolerance policies being spplied to nuclear emissions?

    The science is clear now that low dose exposures cause cancers and mutations.

    Nice article at http://www.globalresearch.ca/ by Washington's Blog dated 12/01/13

    Why trade some electricty for cancer and mutations?


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  • rogerthat

    mack, that timeline for 4 should be compared with the us nuclear regulatory commission version of events as they unfolded, released under the freedom of information act. look up hatrick penry's summation, and make up your own mind. ask yourself, who wrote the wikipedia version?


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    • rogerthat

      … also have a look at the pictures showing molten corium lava coming out of the side of the reactor 4 building and ask yourself how molten nuclear core flowing out of the side of a destroyed building can be classified as a level 3 event. and so on. none of the questions surrounding unit 4 have been answered by tepco or anyone else, and nobody has been shown film of the detonation that destroyed the building. why not? where is the film? where is the explanation of what happened? the nrc at the time made it quite clear that they believed tepco was telling giant porkies. they believed the spent fuel pool was destroyed and empty and dry. they believed there was no way tepco could get water in there to cool it because it had no walls. and so on. all these people are at liberty to explain exactly what happened, and to release the film. maybe one day they will, who knows.


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