Fukushima reactor meltdown was a man-made disaster, says official report

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TweetYumJapanese investigators say tsunami wasn’t sole cause of nuclear accident and criticise collusion and poor regulation “Across the board, the commission found ignorance and arrogance unforgivable for anyone or any organisation that deals with nuclear power. We found a disregard for global trends and a disregard for public safety.” Red Ice Creations News Feed   […]

Oi’s reactor 3 first to go critical after Fukushima

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TweetYumShareThis Oi’s reactor 3 first to go critical after Fukushima –Utility is firing up 1.18-million-kw reactor, despite presence of hundreds of protesters there since Saturday 03 Jul 2012 Reactor 3 at the Oi power plant in Fukui Prefecture attained a self-sustaining chain reaction, or criticality, early Monday after being restarted the previous night, becoming the […]

Fukushima Worker Shocked: Steel support frames under Reactor 4 damaged — Reinforcement of fuel pool jury-rigged, danger if hit by typoon or tornado — Vast amounts of ‘heavy water’ inside (VIDEO)

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TweetYum Japanese Diplomat urges UN intervention on SFP4 ABC Australia Mark Willacy June 25, 2012 Uploaded by voltscommissar At 5:30 in Mark Willacy, ABC Australia: Working next to the Reactor 4 building, he was shocked about what he was told about the pool 30 meters above him Tomohiko Suzuki: I spoke to a worker that helped […]

Japan Nuclear Operator Conducts Check on Risky Unit

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TweetYumShareThis Japan Nuclear Operator Conducts Check on Risky Unit 25 May 2012 The operator of Japan’s stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power plant said it took extra steps this week to check the soundness of one of its riskiest reactor buildings, in response to growing public unease over the possibility of further accidents at the facility. The […]

Fukushima Reactor 4 poses massive global risk

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TweetYumShareThis Fukushima Reactor 4 poses massive global risk 19 May 2012 The troubled Reactor 4 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is at the centre of a potential catastrophe. Reactor 4 — and to a lesser extent Reactor 3 — still hold large quantities of cooling waters surrounding spent nuclear fuel, all bound by a […]