Gov’t: “Colossal blunder” — “It was beyond our expectations that straw would become a source of radioactive contamination”

Gov’t allows cows to emit up to 100,000 CPM of radioactivity — Humans would be required to undergo full-body decontamination

Entire area of major city 60km from Fukushima meltdown to be decontaminated — Officials expect process may take 20 years

Fukushima Daiichi worker found unconscious

Radioactive tea above legal limit found 100 miles southwest of Tokyo

Gov’t report suggests situation “far worse” than meltdown — It “is the worst possibility in a nuclear accident”

More serious than a meltdown — Japan Gov’t now raising possibility that fuel had a “melt through” at all 3 reactors

Highest Yet: 2 Sieverts per hour detected in No. 1 reactor building on May 13

Radioactive particles on seafloor at over 1,000 times normal level — 20 km from Fukushima plant

Yomiuri Shimbun, May 3, 2011

TEPCO: Plutonium levels at 3.5 pCi/kg found in soil .5 km from reactor

Japan nuclear agency finally admits fuel has melted in reactors 1, 2 & 3

Fukushima worker transported to hospital in “bad shape” after working at No. 2 reactor

Yomiuri Shimbun, April 10, 2011