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March 21, 2011

The nuclear power plants in Japan after the March 11 , 2011 earthquakes could become a major nuclear disaster.
Keep watching this page for updates and insights by Raymond Rouse on the issues from a nuke scientist's point of view.

Continuing Updates:

IAEA Status of Fukushima

INES Leaflet on Nuclear Accidents

Continuing Updates on Earthquakes around the world


April 30, 2015
Four years after Fukushima, Japan is solar-powered


April 29, 2015
AFP: Extremely high radiation levels detected in Tokyo — TV: 500 microSv/hr at playground, would get yearly limit in 120 minutes — “Fragment of unknown object dug up” — Reviving concern about Fukushima contamination — Officials downplay link: “Will not have adverse effect on health”


April 28, 2015
Japan Nuclear Expert: Simply impossible to remove melted fuel from Fukushima — Corium “has spread all over… could actually have gone through floor of containment vessel” — Only way to deal with these reactors releasing dangerous radiation is to cover in concrete — Will take centuries of work (VIDEO)


April 27, 2015
Is radioactive food from Fukushima being sent to your grocery store?


April 26, 2015
Fukushima world’s radiation nightmare


April 25, 2015
‘Protest against nuclear policy’: Japan’s radioactive drone pilot turns himself in


April 24, 2015
Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Reactor News Latest Real-Time Updates


April 23, 2015
Drone at Japanese PM's residence has Fukushima cesium?


April 22, 2015
TV: Nuclear waste spilling into Pacific Ocean after power outage hits Fukushima plant — Radiation Expert: Site is so radioactive and unstable “it may never be contained”


April 21, 2015
CNN: “Strange green glow” seen inside Fukushima reactor — “Yellow, blue-green and other colors could be seen” — Radiation dose hits record high near 50 sieverts per hour — 15 seconds of video removed just before levels spiked 1,000% (VIDEO)


April 20, 2015
R&D center for dismantling Fukushima No. 1 plant opens


April 19, 2015
Second robot captures glow inside stricken Fukushima plant


April 18, 2015
CBS: Worst may not be over from Fukushima — “Effects of radiation have become much more severe” — “Enormous decline” seen in animal species — “Striking drop-off… really dramatic impacts” due to nuclear disaster (VIDEO)


April 17, 2015
Warnings That Fukushima Food Could Enter UK Markets


April 16, 2015
Japan Scientist: “I’ve never seen this before” — White lungs found in dolphins that died during mass stranding near Fukushima — Interruption of blood supply leading to death of tissue — Disease has been linked to radiation exposure


April 15, 2015
‘Major blow’ at Fukushima as robot loses control inside reactor — Moved 10 meters before failing — Max radiation readings more than doubled since 2012 — ‘Eerie footage’ shows orange glow in area with highest levels (VIDEO)


April 14, 2015
Japan's post-Fukushima nuclear restart plans dealt a blow by court ruling


April 13, 2015
Fukushima robot stranded after stalling inside reactor


April 12, 2015
WATCH: Robot Video From Deep Inside Fukushima Nuclear Plant


April 11, 2015
TEPCO/Japan Govt. Mull 3 Options To Remove Melted Nuclear Fuel


April 10, 2015
Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Reactor Examined by Snake-Shaped Robot


April 9, 2015
Despite post-Fukushima energy policy uncertainty, Japan pledges to cut 20% emissions


April 8, 2015
Japan considers evaporation, storage of tritium-laced Fukushima water


April 7, 2015
Fukushima radiation has reached North American shores


April 6, 2015
First low-level trace of Fukushima radioactivity detected off B.C.


April 5, 2015
Half of owners of Fukushima land for site to store radioactive soil are unknown


April 4, 2015
TEPCO Under Fire after Hiding Massive Radioactive Waste Leak at Fukushima for a Full Year


April 3, 2015
It's the FALKLANDS SYNDROME! Fukushima MELTDOWN to cause '10,000 Chernobyls' in South Atlantic


April 2, 2015
Times: “The worst possible result” revealed at Fukushima — Plant Chief: Centuries may pass before humans find a way to deal with molten cores — Top Official: “We have no idea” what to do, “the technology simply doesn’t exist… I can’t say it’s possible” (VIDEOS)

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