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All of Japan’s Nuclear Reactors Could be Offline by Next Spring

An attempt by Japan’s government to reassure a skeptical public by ordering stress tests on all nuclear reactors backfired on Thursday, casting doubt over the first restart of reactors since a massive quake and tsunami in March triggered a radiation crisis. The announcement … Continue reading

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Hot Particles From Japan to Seattle Virtually Undetectable when Inhaled or Swallowed

Original estimates of xenon and krypton releases remain the same, but a TEPCO recalculation shows dramatic increases in the release of hot particles. This confirms the results of air filter monitoring by independent scientists. Fairewinds’ Arnie Gundersen explains how hot … Continue reading

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TEPCO officials claim that installing proper containment vessels to prevent melted fuel from seeping into ground water will cost to much

TEPCO: Stopping melt-through fuel from contaminating groundwater will cost too much, hurt company stock price.            The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which owns the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility struck by the massive earthquake and tsunami on March 11, … Continue reading

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Over 2 months now since Fukushima was categorized to the highest Nuclear Threat (Level 7) and since then the situation has only gotten worse

 After maintaining a parsly 20-km radiation zone for the past month, despite the urgings of many experts from around the world (including the IAEA), the Japanese government is finally admitting publicly that leaks from the plant pose dangers to people … Continue reading

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