Saturday, 14 May 2011

The latest from Fukushima - partial meltdown

Yesterday the media came through with two articles, one from the Telegraph, the other from the Independent, confirming that the fuel rods on nuclear reactor no. 1 at Fukushima are exposed to  the air and the reactor is leaking huge amounts of radiation; basically there has been a partial meltdown.

I looked in vain for followup from our own NZ media - indeed from the media as a whole. Generally this slow-moving catastrophe is being ignored.

Arnie Gundersen from Fairewinds Associates is a respected independent nuclear expert who gives important updates on the crisis.






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