The Fukushima Nightmare Gets WORSE

Just when it seemed things might be under control at Fukushima, we find they are worse than ever. Immeasurably worse. Massive quantities of radioactive liquids are now flowing through the shattered reactor site into the Pacific Ocean. And their make-up is far more lethal than the “mere” tritium that has dominated the headlines to date. Tepco, the owner/operator–and one of the world’s biggest and most technologically advanced electric utilities–has all but admitted it cannot control the situation. Its shoddy performance has prompted former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Dale Klein to charge: “You don’t what you are doing.” The Japanese government is stepping in. But there is no guarantee–or even likelihood–it will do any better. In fact, there is no certainty as to what’s causing this out-of-control flow of death and destruction.

FUKUSHIMA: Since 2011, 300 TONS of Contaminated Water DAILY into Ocean

Contaminated groundwater accumulating under the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has risen 60cm above the protective barrier, and is now freely leaking into the Pacific Ocean, the plant’s operator TEPCO has admitted. The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which is responsible for decommissioning the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, on Saturday said the protective barriers that were installed to prevent the flow of toxic water into the ocean are no longer coping with the groundwater levels, Itar-Tass reports. An aerial view shows workers wearing protective suits and masks work at a construction site (C) of the shore barrier to stop radioactive water from leaking into the sea at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on August 9, 2013. (Reuters/Kyodo) The contaminated groundwater, which mixes with radioactive leaks seeping out of the plant, has already risen to 60cm above the barriers – the fact which TEPCO calls a major cause of the massive daily leak of toxic substances.

“The Melted Core Cracked The Containment Vessel … There Really Is No Containment” At Fukushima Reactors

Nuclear Cores and Spent Fuel Pools Have Both Lost Containment      Steven Starr – Director of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at the  by Text-Enhance” href=””>locations are little known. AP noted a couple of days later: The complex…

Fukushima “Decontamination” Measures Are Making Things WORSE

Corruption and Cover-Up Lead to SPREAD – Rather than Containment – of Radiation from Fukushima Disaster   We’ve previously noted: Japan has severely underplayed the amount of radiation from Fukushima, putting Japanese residents and U.S. navy sailors in jeopardy…