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May 5, 2011
Well now. Hey, guess someone up there liked this post.

Well now. Hey, guess someone up there liked this post.

23:52 // 3 years ago
March 17, 2011

producermatthew:

Extensive damage can be seen at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in this new video filmed from a helicopter. (TEPCO)

Whoa. That’s really bad.

11:59 // 3 years ago
March 15, 2011
23:30 // 3 years ago
All the workers there have suspended their operations. We have urged them to evacuate, and they have.
Japan’s chief cabinet secretary, Yukio Edano • On the 50 workers who had been fighting the fires and working as a last line of defense at the plant. Apparently the radiation levels got too high and rose rapidly. Hopefully we can find the levels soon. source
23:10 // 3 years ago
March 12, 2011
18:35 // 3 years ago
16:45 // 3 years ago
kateoplis:

Japan’s Nuclear agency has rated the accident four out of seven on the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale (INES). This means “accident with local consequences”. 
Three Mile Island was rated 5 while Chernobyl was rated 7.

kateoplis:

Japan’s Nuclear agency has rated the accident four out of seven on the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale (INES). This means “accident with local consequences”. 

Three Mile Island was rated 5 while Chernobyl was rated 7.

12:29 // 3 years ago

producermatthew:

Japanese television report: White smoke billowing from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan.

And here’s video. Thanks as always, ProducerMatthew.

8:14 // 3 years ago
nightline:

TOKYO (AP) — Japan nuclear safety commission official says meltdown at nuclear power plant possible.
 
Also:
 
NHK on air right now is showing the plant live. 
 
NHK is saying that cesium is being detected – which makes them believe that the rods are melting. 
 
The government is asking everyone around the plant to continue to “calmly” evacuate.

nightline:

TOKYO (AP) — Japan nuclear safety commission official says meltdown at nuclear power plant possible.

 

Also:

NHK on air right now is showing the plant live.

 

NHK is saying that cesium is being detected – which makes them believe that the rods are melting.

 

The government is asking everyone around the plant to continue to “calmly” evacuate.

0:40 // 3 years ago
March 11, 2011
22:00 // 3 years ago