too weary for usual edits today... fill in your own WTF moments...
Arnie Gundersen explains why a Global effort has not been made to extract the spent fuel at Fukushima SFP #4 sighting that it would draw more awareness that the United States and others have the same design on the Mark 1 containment design and the NRC does not want negative publicity.
A new building material to absorb cesium has been developed, but they say NOTHING about the OTHER radioactive isotopes.
Talk about the Pacific Garbage patch from the tsunami, and still nobody has plans for when it arrives.
Here's a killer: Geoparks to show how natural disasters are going to be "preserved" to teach others about disasters...
Meanwhile, get this, a low cost travel agency sends people to Fukushima and explains the radiation to them (of course they do NOT tell What they told the visitors) in an Effort To Increase Tourism to Fukushima! (MsMilky rolling eyes).
A crack very large in spent fuel pool may threaten all life as we know it - at least in the northern hemisphere. (repeating the significance of the situation).
various other articles.
NRC Chairman Gregory B. Jaczko - Resignation Statement.... (see link below)
'The Sleeper': Unit 3 building 'fatally flawed' (VIDEO)
Ambassador's comments translated by Asahi: Another accident at No. 4 reactor building could cause the "final catastrophe of the world"
Gundersen: Pyrophoric fire if fuel rods in Unit 4 pool are not cooled — Potential contamination of entire northern hemisphere (VIDEO)
Reporters repeatedly ask gov't why it does not consider worst-case scenarios at Unit 4 and get help from foreign experts
NYTimes: N.R.C. Chairman Jaczko to Resign
Fukushima reactors to be entombed like Chernobyl? Officials may say "We're just going to fill it with concrete and walk away" (VIDEO)
Gov't Holds Press Conference on Unit No. 4 Fuel Rods: Workers still reinforcing reactor's anti-quake capacity — 'Despite growing international concerns... no plans to speed up their scheduled removal by 2015″
Report from Fukushima: 'Total levels of radiation are not decreasing at all' — Japan gov't 'does nothing' — 'Individuals are left to deal with the problem'
Reporter: What plans do you have in case Unit 4 pool does come down? — Gov't official 'evaded or wouldn't answer' -Wall St. Journal
Gundersen on Plutonium: I believe fragments of nuclear fuel are in the ocean — From explosions at Unit 3 AND Unit 1 (VIDEO)
Work at Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 "being handled like a construction project and that's unfortunate to say the least" — "There is no international effort" (VIDEO)
"Pacific Ocean will continue to be contaminated, kind of for the rest of time" — Containment vessels continuously leaking into sea (VIDEO)
Trillions of becquerels per day still being emitted from Fukushima Daiichi — Radioactive steam continues (VIDEO)
Former Senior Reactor Operator: You can get a recriticality in Spent Fuel Pool No. 4 — "Never ending fountain of particulates and gas" (VIDEO)
M6.2 quake and several above M5.0 hit off Northeast Japan in last day — UPDATED
Gundersen: Recent hydrogen build up inside Fukushima reactor "worrisome" (VIDEO)
Reporter at Fukushima Daiichi: Reactors seemed terribly threatened by the slightest movement or upheaval of heaven and of earth
Again: Three strong quakes in 15 minutes hit near same area as on 3/11 — M5.8, M5.0, M4.8 (MAPS)
Bill Maher: "Arizona, nothing wrong with that state that a crippled Japanese nuclear plant couldn't solve" (VIDEO)
Gundersen: Japan is sitting on a ticking time bomb — "We're all in a situation of having to pray there's not an earthquake"
CTV: No. 3 fuel pool "poses a greater risk of failing" than No. 4 — "Has not been strengthened since the disaster"