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Originally posted by mrbillshow
Kyodo ticker...10,000 times limit found in groundwater
URGENT: Radioactivity 10,000 times the limit found from groundwater: TEPCO
TOKYO, April 1, Kyodo
A radioactive substance about 10,000 times the limit was detected from groundwater around the No. 1 reactor of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Thursday.
A Tokyo Electric official said the radiation level is ''extremely high.''
Originally posted by mrrad
Appologies if this has been mentioned, but these are the highest res quality images I have seen of the reactor complex, taken recently by a small commercial UAV.
Aerial Photos of Reactors
Originally posted by ressiv
money goes first :-)
The EU has raised the max. radiation levels for food imported from Japan !... problem solved....
Originally posted by brocktoon
Original research alert!
I have a riddle. Why is Sarkozy in Japan? Why was he of all people so quick to get over there? The answer lies in who he brought with him: A cat named Carlos Ghosn.
Who is Carlos Ghosn? Why, none other than the Chairman of Renault, and holder of the same title for Nissan Motors. (Renault controls Nissan through a 44% interest and other agreements).
Why is he there? One of Nissan's largest plants is in Fukushima. It is literally just over the hill from Fukushima Dai-ani, and by extension, in the neighborhood of Dai-ichi.
Sarkoszy is there for one thing: to set up monitoring of these French assets, and to make sure that the exclusion zone is not ever expanded to include them. So when people ask why the evacuation zone has not been expanded to 50km, when the IAEA thinks it should. Have a careful look at what's on the ground within those 50 km, and who's just happens to be visiting Japan....
Originally posted by VinceH
Originally posted by zorgon
More closeups of damage
zorgon: do we know which reactor this pic if from? I'm wondering if it is #3.
Does anyone else think that the large green object in this picture might be the reactor top (obviously not where it belongs)
Originally posted by Silverlok
reply to post by TheRedneck
Originally posted by jadedANDcynical
Compare those two pictures and tell me the one in the damaged building does not look like the top of the reactor vessel under construction. Not only that but it is offset from the center of the building. Every diagram I've seen shows the reactor in the center of the building.
IF that is indeed a potion of the reactor vessel, then it is been dislodged from it's original location and had several of its plates blown off.