News about nuclear accident in Fukushima in June 2011
- Japan Finally Admits TOTAL Meltdown at 3 Nuclear Reactors Within Hours of Earthquake … And More Than DOUBLES Estimate of Radiation Released After Accident
For months, Tepco and Japanese officials refused to admit that there had been any meltdowns at Fukushima.
Then they said there were meltdowns at reactors 1, 2 and 3 … but they might have only been partial meltdowns.
Finally, today, they admitted the obvious: there were total meltdowns at all 3 reactors. As CNN reports:
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- VIDEO - Record Radiation Levels – 4,000,000 Microsieverts Per Hour — Found Venting From Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
A robot measuring radiation in the Fukushima nuclear power plant, where 3 full-blown nuclear meltdowns are underway detected the highest levels of radiation yet – topping over 4,000,000 microsieverts per hour – a level so high it is 100% lethal within 1.5 hours of exposure.
- Japan FUKUSHIMA REACTOR 3 GONE Complete Meltdown Since March 2011 WORLD WIDE COVERUP
- No.1 reactor vessel damaged 5 hours after quake
Japan's nuclear regulator says the meltdown at one of the Fukushima reactors came about 5 hours after the March 11th earthquake, 10 hours earlier than initially estimated by the plant's operator.
- Fukushima officials warn of radioactive water leaks into Pacific by June 20
Workers with Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) are struggling to move more than 100,000 tons of water that has pooled beneath the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into temporary storage tanks or else, they say, there will be more radioactive spillage into the sea later this month.
- Monitoring of beach radiation begins in Ibaraki
Ibaraki Prefecture, south of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, has begun monitoring radiation levels at its beaches to ensure safety before this summer's swimming season.
Japan government propaganda continues... To the people of Japan. Let TEPCO and your governent officials take the first dive.
- Govt panel on nuclear accident holds 1st meeting
Prime Minister Naoto Kan told the meeting that he wants the panel to broadly examine technological and other issues, such as the closed inner circle that makes nuclear-related decisions. He also singled out the fact that the industry ministry is responsible for both the promotion and regulation of nuclear power.
- Nuclear safety agency to become independent according to report for IAEA
The government has decided to remove the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) from under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, turning it into an independent body, a report on the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant shows.
- Utility tardy in venting reactor pressure, lacked plan for multiple crises, ignored historical data
An investigation that will draw world attention gets under way Tuesday to find answers to the critical question: Was there any way to avoid the meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, and were any people to blame?
- Incineration of rubble OK'd amid radiation risk
The Environment Ministry plans to allow rubble from the March 11 disasters in coastal and central parts of Fukushima Prefecture to be incinerated or buried, raising the risk of radioactive contamination, officials said Sunday.
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