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Fukushima Problems Are Unprecidented

“Nobody really knows how to solve the problems at Fukushima. There is nobody that has solutions to these. The problems at Fukushima are unprecedented. So even bringing in outside expertise, all they can do is problem-solve — there’s no solutions that other countries have that they can come in and …

Fukushima Nuclear Plant Unfolding Human Disaster

While the failed Fukushima Daiichi Japanese nuclear power plant continues to teeter with 1,300 spent fuel assemblies at the top of mangled reactor No 4, and the problems associated with radiation/cooling leaks and disposal of radioactive cooling water and materials, there is an unfolding crisis that is being largely ignored…

Fukushima Building 4 Is Bulging And Leaning

New results from a report released today by Tokyo Electric Power Company following a recent inspection of the reactor building of Unit 4 (the one with the exposed fuel pool filled with thousands of nuclear rods) reveals that the building is bulging, more specifically the west side wall. The inspection …

Surviving The Fukushima Nuclear Fuel Pool Collapse

The current TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company) plan calls for the nuclear fuel rods of the severely damaged ‘Daiichi’ nuclear power plant fuel-pool #4 to NOT begin removal until possibly 2014. That’s right, 2 more years before they might start the 10-year process of removing fuel rods there according to …

Fukushima Could Still Armageddon The World

The world has become largely desensitized to what has happened and what is still happening in the wake of the nuclear disaster at the Daiichi nuclear plant in Fukushima Japan more than a year ago. Arnie Gunderson of Fairewinds Associates, with more than 40 years experience in the nuclear industry …