Nuclear engineer: NRC now says reactors and containments have breached and released plutonium off-site — “Much worse” than if from spent fuel pools (VIDEO)

US nuke commission “essentially lied” about one of worst nuclear disasters in history near Los Angeles, up to 240 times Three Mile Island — 13 fuel rods melted with no containment (VIDEO)

Simi Valley Nuclear Disaster, History Channel

Book: US gov’t was considering plan to evacuate all 90,000 citizens living in Tokyo — US knew fuel had melted early on via Global Hawk data

Hole in Human History: The Great Hiroshima Cover-up — Suppression of nuclear truths stretched over decades (VIDEO)

“Stone-cold evidence that earthquake testing at US plants has been faked” — MORE: “Four nervous whistleblowers ready to tell their horror stories”

“I am shaking with anger” says head of University of Tokyo’s Radioisotope Center before testimony about internal radiation (VIDEO)

Illegal immigrant working inside largest US nuke facility arrested

New long-term roadmap says removal of melted nuclear fuel may begin in 10 years… “If technology essential for the work has been developed”

Senators demand congressional investigation into safety at US nuke plants — Public concerns heightened after recent news reports

EPA radiation monitoring exists so Feds can say they have a system — Not to report data that would undermine public support for nuclear power, thinks watchdog

“The easiest way to not have any concern over data is to have no data at all,” said Hirsch

Fukushima Weekly Wrapup for June 24

Radioactive substances rose 5 km in air on March 14-15 — Carried by jet stream to US and Europe

AP Investigation: At aging US nuke plants Feds are repeatedly weakening safety standards or simply failing to enforce them

Units No. 1, 2, and 3 “have nuclear waste on the floor” from melted cores

Huge spike in US infant mortality in the four months after Chernobyl vs. Is dramatic increase in US baby deaths a result of Fukushima Fallout? (VIDEO)

Enlarged 50-mile evacuation zone by US was because of spent fuel pools, not reactor meltdowns: NRC official

The NRC also had “suspicions” about the conditions of the spent fuel pools, Borchardt said… Based on that assumption, he said, the NRC recommended that U.S. residents in Japan stay 80 km away

US nuclear industry was “fortunate” that BP Oil Disaster happened — Helped shape communication strategy for Fukushima

US Nuclear Industry’s Response To Fukushima Shaped By BP Oil Spill, Dow Jones Newswires by Tennille Tracy, May 26, 2011

Fukushima reactors will be releasing radioactive steam for a year or more: US nuclear official

-John E. Kelly, deputy assistant secretary for nuclear reactor technologies at the U.S. Energy Department

Top DOE official: US “had difficulty grasping what was actually happening” at Fukushima (VIDEO)

NILU ends public forecasts as map shows large radiation clouds now over US, Canada (VIDEOS)

Fukushima, Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU), May 11, 2011

Physician: US should continue monitoring milk, rain because of Fukushima — It “always” turns out that radiation is higher than first thought

Canada and U.S. cut back radiation reporting, CBC News, May 9, 2011

New EPA radiation tests show Cesium in California rainwater at highest level since crisis began