Nuclear power, nuclear mishaps

Midwest Floods: Both Nebraska Nuke Stations threatened

The U.S. could soon be facing not one but two Fukushima type disasters

Fukushima reactor 3: radioactive steam pours out after the intial explosion. Click to enlarge

High Level of Toxins in Water at Japan Plant Raises Risks

Suggests an increased risk of radioactive contamination further entering the food chain

Fukushima is a triumph for nuke power: Build more reactors now!

Seriously that’s the article’s headline. It appeared shortly after the March 11 tsunami. When we read it we thought: is this a joke or is the writer really so stupid? However, it reveals more than just stupidity

New NASA research points to possible HAARP connection in Japan earthquake, tsunami

Data from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland highlights some strange atmospheric anomalies over Japan just days before the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, which suggests possible involvement of HAARP

Highest Radiation Levels Detected at No. 1 Reactor at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Japanese government bans shipments of green tea leaves in four regions as the highest levels of radiation are recorded at Fukushima No 1 reactor

Land around Fukushima now radioactive dead zone

Resembles target struck by atomic bomb

Germany to scrap nuclear power by 2022

In a move meant to put it at the forefront of the conversion to renewable energy, Germany will switch off eight of its 17 nuclear plants this year and close the other nine by 2022

Japanese Containers Test Positive for Radiation on Arrival in Rotterdam

Five of the containers, scanned on arrival at the Port of Rotterdam, were quarantined because the level of contamination was above the permissible threshold

Citizen Monitors Keep A Wary Eye On Radiation And Government

Retired teacher Don Curry visits a Las Vegas radiation monitoring station every few days to record and collect data. Why? “You know the History of this”, he asks? “We don’t trust the government”

Radiation exposure chart admits cancer radiotherapy delivers fatal dose to patients

The cancer industry’s own treatments, it turns out, are its best source of repeat business because the No. 1 side effect of chemotherapy is – guess what? – cancer!

Radiation at No. 2 spent fuel pool millions of times above normal!

Alarming New Fukushima Reports

When TEPCO says things are stable, it’s only “in the sense that you’re dangling from a cliff hanging by your fingernails. And as the time goes by, each fingernail starts to crack. That’s the situation now,” extremely dangerous and uncertain, says Physics Prof. Michio Kaku

Japan nuclear operator aims for cold shutdown in 6-9 months

Ultimately TEPCO plans to cover the crippled reactor

Radiation levels jump in Japan’s groundwater

Radiation levels in groundwater around Fukushima Daiichi plant soar as Toshiba, which helped build the crippled nuclear reactors, says decommissioning them will take at least 10 years

Japan raises nuclear crisis to same level as Chernobyl

And we believe that the consequences could ultimately be more far reaching and severe

Fukushima: A ‘nuclear sacrifice zone’

Fears grow that Japan’s ongoing nuclear disaster may be worse than Chernobyl

Fukushima Daiichi Reactors 5-6 Stability Under Threat 04.04.11 (Video fixed!)

A telling admission by a TEPCO official – just watch his face – underscores how the situation at Fukushima could soon deteriorate still further

Japan: It may take months to stop radiation

On Sunday, Japan’s government warned that it may take months to stop radiation leaking from the crippled nuclear plant

Tepco fails to block Fukushima crack

The bodies of two employees who have been missing were discovered as radioactive water continues to pour into the sea

Nuclear Fuel Pool Has NO WATER, RODS EXPOSED – Plutonium Could Become Volatile

A former chief nuclear engineer gives his assessment on the situation unfolding at Fukushima. Informed commentary