Friday, May 13, 2011

Fukushima Plant Suffered Nuclear Meltdown

Nuclear meltdown at Fukushima plant

One of the reactors at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant did suffer a nuclear meltdown, Japanese officials admitted for the first time today (story from yesterday), describing a pool of molten fuel at the bottom of the reactor's containment vessel.

Read more at The Telegraph UK

I tried to post this yesterday but blogger was down for the day.

3 comments:

  1. It's called "rolling disclosure." Most journalists are trusting and simple-minded. The news media talks up the emergency at first, then declares it a benign risk. Later, after it's "old news," a more accurate account of events is disclosed, coincidentally *cough* after the news media and public has lost interest in the story.

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  2. I can't reveal how I know this but if you take readings of local rain water barrels you will see that they contain elevated radioactivity as compared to normal background radiation.

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