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“It is true — Everything Mr. Gundersen said was absolutely right — He performed quite a service”: NRC Chairman in 1990s (VIDEO)

NRC Chairman: “It is true — Everything Mr. Gundersen said was absolutely right — He performed quite a service” (VIDEO)

Nuclear Oversight Lacking Worldwide, Fairewinds, October 2, 2011: Transcript Excerpts

A report from 1987 and it is entitled “NRC Coziness With Industry”. That is not my name for it, that is the congressional report’s name, “The NRC’s Coziness With Industry.” And it is written by the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the . . . → Read More: “It is true — Everything Mr. Gundersen said was absolutely right — He performed quite a service”: NRC Chairman in 1990s (VIDEO)

Gundersen’s Latest: 60 holes in bottom of Fukushima-type reactors make core melt-through easier — Fuel only had to get through a thin pipe, not inches of steel (VIDEO)

Gundersen’s Latest: 60 holes in bottom of Fukushima-type reactors make core melt-through easier — Fuel only had to get through a thin pipe, not inches of steel (VIDEO)

Fairewinds Introduces a Japanese Language Edition and Identifies Safety Problems in all Reactors Designed Like Fukushima, Fairewinds, September 19, 2011:

At 8:55 in (Summary)

Boiling water reactors have control rods that come in from bottom… Unique problem and important difference between boiling water reactors and pressurized water reactors… Fukushima is a boiling water reactor, . . . → Read More: Gundersen’s Latest: 60 holes in bottom of Fukushima-type reactors make core melt-through easier — Fuel only had to get through a thin pipe, not inches of steel (VIDEO)

Nuclear Engineer: I find it very strange there’s been no photos of Unit No. 3 fuel pool for months

Arnold Gundersen with a Fukushima update, Helen Caldicott MD podcast, September 2, 2011:

At 15:15 in (Transcript Summary)

There hasn’t been a picture of Unit 3 SFP in months and I find that very strange… Leave Japan if reactor buildings are no longer standing after aftershock…

Download the audio program . . . → Read More: Nuclear Engineer: I find it very strange there’s been no photos of Unit No. 3 fuel pool for months

Nuclear Engineer: Fukushima reactors continue to emit significant quantities of radioactive gases — Latest figure is a Gigabecquerel per day (AUDIO)

Arnold Gundersen with a Fukushima update, Helen Caldicott MD podcast, September 2, 2011:

At 9:15 in (Transcript Summary)Update on where things are at in Fukushima… Reactors continue to emit significant quantities of radioactive gases, last number I saw is a gigabecquerel/day… They don’t know for sure, it’s just an estimate based on radiation exposure . . . → Read More: Nuclear Engineer: Fukushima reactors continue to emit significant quantities of radioactive gases — Latest figure is a Gigabecquerel per day (AUDIO)

Gundersen: Radioactive sulfur in California shows there were ongoing criticalities, recurring chain reactions (VIDEO)

Gundersen: Radioactive sulfur in California shows there were ongoing criticalities, recurring chain reactions (VIDEO)

New Data Supports Previous Fairewinds Analysis, as Contamination Spreads in Japan and Worldwide, Fairewinds, August 21, 2011:

At 1:10 in (Transcript Summary)

Arnie Gundersen, chief nuclear engineer at Fairewinds Associates:

When saltwater is hit by neutrons, it becomes sulfur. Where did the “enormous number” of 400 billion neutrons/sq meter come from? Sulfur report . . . → Read More: Gundersen: Radioactive sulfur in California shows there were ongoing criticalities, recurring chain reactions (VIDEO)

Nuclear engineer suggests ENENEWS during interview — Visits several times a day (VIDEO)

Nuclear engineer suggests ENENEWS during interview: I visit site several times a day — Experiences audio difficulties within seconds (VIDEO)

SolarIMG podcast with Arnie Gundersen from Fairewinds, August 13th, 2011:

Download the broadcast here or watch clip below.

At 14:30 in

HOST: Are there any websites that you could suggest for people to visit?

ARNIE GUNDERSEN, Chief Nuclear Engineer, Fairewinds Associates: There’s two that I like and I visit several times a day [...]

. . . → Read More: Nuclear engineer suggests ENENEWS during interview — Visits several times a day (VIDEO)

Rainout of hot particles from radioactive clouds to continue for another year — Not just in Pacific Northwest, says Gundersen (AUDIO)

Officials say radiation levels are minute and present no health risk… I am working with scientists who are publishing a paper that will definitively prove that to be wrong . . . → Read More: Rainout of hot particles from radioactive clouds to continue for another year — Not just in Pacific Northwest, says Gundersen (AUDIO)

Insider in charge of monitoring radiation at TMI says radioactive release was 100s or 1,000s of times higher than gov’t admits

Startling Revelations about Three Mile Island Disaster Raise Doubts Over Nuke Safety, Institute for Southern Studies by Sue Sturgis, April 3, 2009:

[... Three Mile Island] Plant operator Metropolitan Edison’s in-house health physics staff fled after the incident began, so responsibility for monitoring radioactive emissions went to a private contractor called Rad Services. 

The . . . → Read More: Insider in charge of monitoring radiation at TMI says radioactive release was 100s or 1,000s of times higher than gov’t admits

Nowhere to Run: Hot radioactive particles in Seattle at 50 percent of levels seen in Tokyo — Latches onto lung tissue (VIDEO)

Japan’s radiation twice as bad, CNN, June 7, 2011:

Nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen talks to CNN’s John King about the dangers of the radiation situation in Japan.

. . . → Read More: Nowhere to Run: Hot radioactive particles in Seattle at 50 percent of levels seen in Tokyo — Latches onto lung tissue (VIDEO)

IAEA: ‘Vapor’ rising from reactors No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4

Reactor Flooding Effort Proceeds at Japan Reactor, Global Security Newswire, April 27, 2011:

Workers continued the insertion of nitrogen gas into the No. 1 reactor to prevent additional explosions. White vapor continued to exit reactors No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4, according to an IAEA statement. [...] (International Atomic Energy Agency release).

Read . . . → Read More: IAEA: ‘Vapor’ rising from reactors No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4

Webcam shows massive cloud of radioactive steam rising from Fukushima (PHOTOS)

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Fukushima Webcam via Pointscope, April 22, 2011 at 5:01 pm in Japan:

“Radiation is leaking every day now… When you see those clouds of smoke coming out of the unit, that’s not steam, that’s radioactive steam. So, they’re releasing radioactivity as a airborne” -Arnie Gundersen, nuclear expert

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. . . → Read More: Webcam shows massive cloud of radioactive steam rising from Fukushima (PHOTOS)

Latest webcam image shows clouds of radioactive steam rising from Fukushima… After color correction (COMPARISON PHOTOS)

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Webcam Fukushima, April 19, 2011 at 5:00 pm in Japan: “When you see those clouds of smoke coming out of the unit, that’s not steam, that’s radioactive steam.” -Arnie Gundersen, nuclear expert . . . → Read More: Latest webcam image shows clouds of radioactive steam rising from Fukushima… After color correction (COMPARISON PHOTOS)

“Disturbing”: Photo clearly shows no water in spent fuel pool -Nuclear expert (VIDEO)

“Disturbing”: Photo clearly shows no water in spent fuel pool -Nuclear expert (VIDEO)

Arnie Gundersen, Fairewinds Associates, March 31, 2011 . . . → Read More: “Disturbing”: Photo clearly shows no water in spent fuel pool -Nuclear expert (VIDEO)

Nuclear consultant doubts official temperature estimates — Reactor No. 3 probably much nearer to THOUSANDS of degrees

John King USA on CNN, March 21, 2011 at 7:00 pm EDT . . . → Read More: Nuclear consultant doubts official temperature estimates — Reactor No. 3 probably much nearer to THOUSANDS of degrees