There is more bad news today from the earthquake- and tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiiachi Nuclear plant in Japan. Much of the US news media is either failing to cover it, or has it buried (in places like page 3 of section D of the paper). So, for the latest info, I turned to Twitter, a tool that is not owned by the corporations that build this type of plant and has no editorial control over what’s posted:
You can get the latest updates at any time by going to http://twitter.com/#!/search/%23fukushima.
#japan Possible Breach in Core at #Fukushima Reactor; Prime Minister Says Situation ‘Very Grave’ PBS: http://to.pbs.org/ebaOmq
Neutrons detected at Fukushima: Fission occuring in ruined reactors. http://tinyurl.com/4scn2h6 #fukushima #reactor #radiation #meltdown
“@japantimes: #Fukushima plant’s fallout to go around globe http://t.co/mNIHO1L” they have underestimated the Fallout from the start
#Japan expands evacuation zone around #Fukushima http://wapo.st/hlq7Dp
Japan’s Defense Ministry Releases New Video of Smoking Reactors http://on.wsj.com/hIOlxm #Japan #Fukushima
#Japanese Prime Minister: situation at #Fukushima nuclear plant is ‘still very grave and serious’
Irradiated #Fukushima workers being transferred to a new hospital:
“the two were exposed to 2 to 6 sieverts of radiation”WHAT?!Wearing shoes!No Rad level B4 work?!GROSS NEGLIGENCE #Fukushima #meltdown #Japan
#Fukushima Nuke engineer Masashi Goto, events that were considered impossible at #Fukushima have already occurred. http://bit.ly/eUe1OQ
#nuclear reactor 3 containment was confirmed broken when the first neutron beam was observed … surely (days ago) ?
RT @superseed77 irradiated workers kept continuing work even though the individual dosimeters sounded alarm ! #fukushima ~How Chernoble-ish.
How the “Peaceful Atom” Became a Serial Killer | Mother Jones http://bit.ly/fS5dkZ #p2 #fukushima
#fukushima #japan #earthquake High-radiation water leaks now found in 2 more reactors: http://bit.ly/fn5Hh7
Amid widespread contamination from #Fukushima, US carrier had to use ship’s barber shop to test crew – http://bit.ly/gtHxQx
Crowd-sourced radiation levels across Japan. http://www.rdtn.org/ #japan #fukushima
RT @stanscates: Deconstructing America’s Nuclear Cult http://j.mp/hfUnH3 #fukushima #nuclear #p2
RT @julianborger: RT @BelferCenter, at #Harvard. Some simple fixes to help stop another #Fukushima http://deck.ly/~jyc2A