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Originally posted by TheRedneck
reply to post by MoosKept240
TheRedNeck: If they do have a "meltdown" and everyone evacuates, what are the chances 1, 2, and 3 all having a meltdown?
And what if any, would the affects be on 4.
Meltdown... 4, 5, and 6.
Originally posted by hoppy
Some good news:
Japanese authorities yesterday reported to the IAEA at 21:05 CET that the reactors Units 1, 2 and 3 of the Fukushima Daini nuclear power plant are in cold shutdown status.
Originally posted by ethancoop[/i"realo
Rachel Maddow on MSNBC has been providing a very good summation of events. I could have saved a lot of time reading these threads & just tuned in tonight. She's dead on & not sugar coating much. Pretty scary stuff to hear mainstream media point blank telling the truth about this.
Originally posted by antar
reply to post by AstraCat
Interesting how they are just now 5 days later sending out representatives.
Even as workers race to prevent the radioactive cores of the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan from melting down, concerns are growing that nearby pools holding spent fuel rods could pose an even greater danger.
The pools, which sit on the top level of the reactor buildings and keep spent fuel submerged in water, have lost their cooling systems and the Japanese have been unable to take emergency steps because of the multiplying crises.
The threat is that the hot fuel will boil away the cooling water and catch fire, spreading radioactive materials far and wide in dangerous clouds.