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Fukushima Crisis Continues, Worse Than Reported from Start

Nobody in the world knows how to dispose of radioactive waste safely and permanently. That’s a given. The Japanese central government is presumably aware that anything it does with still the unmeasured, but vast amount of radioactive waste from Fukushima’s six nuclear power generators will be temporary. Leaving it in place is not an...
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Updating Meltdowns, Still FUBAR and Deteriorating

There’s not much new to say about Fukushima. It remains an out of control disaster with as yet unmeasurable dimensions that continue to expand. Or perhaps it’s more accurate to say that everything new about Fukushima is just the same-old same-old getting worse at an uneven and unpredictable rate. Either way, it’s not good...
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Fukushima Autumn

Trying to Think Rationally About Fukushima Is A Challenge
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Fukushima Spiking

Bad as the situation is at Fukushima, it’s gotten worse. Perhaps you’ve heard that radiation levels of the water leaving the Fukushima, Japan, nuclear power plane and flowing into the Pacific Ocean have risen by roughly 9,000 per cent. Turns out, that’s probably putting a good face on it. By official measurement, the water coming out...
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Fukushima FOIA: The Aftershock That Blew Up Unit 1

Fukushima FOIA: The Aftershock That Blew Up Unit 1

In the first days of the disaster the US’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) posted a warning to all US citizens in Japan to evacuate Americans who were within 50 miles of Fukushima. It should be noted that the NRC only requires evacuation around US reactors for the closest 10 miles. Organizations and individuals across...
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