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Tepco: Ultra-high radiation levels may be from melted fuel that leaked out of containment vessel (PHOTO)

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Japan utility seals area with high radiation level, AP, August 2, 2011:

[...] Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Tuesday radiation exceeded 10 sieverts at two locations near a duct connected to a ventilation stack between two reactor units at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant. [...]

TEPCO said melted fuel in the No. 1 reactor might . . . → Read More: Tepco: Ultra-high radiation levels may be from melted fuel that leaked out of containment vessel (PHOTO)

Japan confirms “full meltdown” at all 3 reactors

3 nuclear reactors melted down after quake, Japan confirms, CNN, June 6, 2011:

Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant experienced full meltdowns at three reactors in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami in March, the country’s Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters said Monday.

The nuclear group’s new evaluation, released Monday, goes further than previous . . . → Read More: Japan confirms “full meltdown” at all 3 reactors

Melted fuel in No. 1 reactor NOT covered with water

TEPCO: Fuel rods partially exposed above water, NHK, May 16, 2011 . . . → Read More: Melted fuel in No. 1 reactor NOT covered with water

Fish near Fukushima at 4000% above Codex Alimentarius limit for radioactive I-131 — Yet US says eating it poses NO health risk

The small fish had 4,080 becquerels of iodine 131 per kilogram . . . → Read More: Fish near Fukushima at 4000% above Codex Alimentarius limit for radioactive I-131 — Yet US says eating it poses NO health risk

“Highly radioactive water was later found leaking near ALL FOUR troubled reactor units” — From reactors or spent fuel pools?

Fresh coolant injected, high-radiation water leaks in nuke crisis, Kyodo, March 26, 2011 at 12:12 pm EDT . . . → Read More: “Highly radioactive water was later found leaking near ALL FOUR troubled reactor units” — From reactors or spent fuel pools?