From Washington's Blog:
Things are not getting better in Japan.
As a nuclear expert said recently, the "reactors are almost in the same situation they were in the early days of the accident."
... Here are updates from the last couple weeks, courtesy of ENENews:
Electricity cut at Reactors No. 3 and 4, cooling systems shut down – TEPCO says no "major" change in radiation around plant.
Typhoon increases level of radioactive water in Reactor No. 1 basement by 17 inches in a day – Likely to continue rising. Now, over 1,300 cattle suspected of radiation contamination have been shipped.
NHK: "High levels of radioactivity found extensively" – Japan says air 150 km from Fukushima plant is as radioactive as areas close to meltdown.
Japanese nuclear expert warns of further radiation releases from Fukushima – Risks should be explained to...
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