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  • Anyone else hear? TEPCO Quietly Admits Reactor 3 Could Be Melting Down NOW [see post 80']

    12/30/2013 9:07:12 AM PST · by RaceBannon · 156 replies
    Susan posel news ^ | Dec 30, 2013 | Turner Radio Network
    Turner Radio Network (TRN) has issued a report regarding Fukushima Diachi Nuclear Plant that is expected to affect the entire Northern Hemisphere. According to the report: “Persons residing on the west coast of North America should IMMEDIATELY begin preparing for another possible onslaught of dangerous atmospheric radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster site in Japan.” TEPCO has confirmed that via camera surveillance, that steam has begun to pour from Reactor 3, although they have “not been identified abnormal plant conditions.” TEPCO are reporting that “radioactive steam has suddenly begun emanating from previously exploded nuclear reactor building #3 at the Fukuishima...
  • New Probe Finds Fatal Radiation Levels at Fukushima Reactor

    03/27/2012 8:36:05 AM PDT · by palmer · 18 replies
    Design Daily ^ | Tuesday, March 27, 2012 | AP
    <p>TOKYO (AP) A new probe at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant has found fatal radiation levels and hardly any cooling water inside one of the reactors, renewing concerns about the plant's stability.</p> <p>The operator of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says an endoscopic examination Tuesday detected radiation levels up to 10 times the fatal dose inside the No. 2 reactor's contain chamber, suggesting challenges ahead in shutting down the facility.</p>
  • Japan:All N-fuel may have fallen to outer vessel/TEPCO: Up to 68 tons likely melted...

    12/01/2011 7:07:43 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 27 replies
    12/02/11 All N-fuel may have fallen to outer vessel / TEPCO: Up to 68 tons likely melted in No. 1 reactor, eroding concrete of containment unit The Yomiuri Shimbun Almost all the nuclear fuel inside the No. 1 reactor of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has melted, damaging the pressure vessel and eroding the concrete bottom of the containment vessel by up to 65 centimeters, the plant's operator has found. Tokyo Electric Power Co. released its latest analysis Wednesday on the cores of the plant's Nos. 1 to 3 reactors, based on temperature, water levels and other...
  • Study shows deeper meltdown at Japan nuke reactor

    11/30/2011 11:19:23 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 15 replies
    AP ^ | 11/30/11 | MARI YAMAGUCHI
    Study shows deeper meltdown at Japan nuke reactor AP By MARI YAMAGUCHI | AP – 14 hrs ago TOKYO (AP) — Radioactive debris from melted fuel rods may have seeped deeper into the floor of a Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear reactor than previously thought, to within a foot from breaching the crucial steel barrier, a new simulation showed Wednesday. The findings will not change the ongoing efforts to stabilize the reactors more than eight months after the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant was disabled, but they harshly depict the meltdowns that occurred and conditions within the reactors, which will be off-limits for years....
  • [Japan]TEPCO: Melted fuel eroded containment vessel floor at Fukushima reactor [diagram inside]

    11/30/2011 11:29:57 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 12 replies · 1+ views
    TEPCO: Melted fuel eroded containment vessel floor at Fukushima reactor December 01, 2011 Most of the fuel rods that melted in the pressure vessel of the No. 1 reactor of the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant ate into the containment vessel, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co. It said on Nov. 30 the melted fuel did not breach the containment vessel but partially eroded its concrete floor. As for the No. 2 and No. 3 reactors, most of the melted fuel stayed within the pressure vessel, TEPCO added. Water levels have submerged the fuel rods at all three reactors, which...