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Japanese Nuclear Meltdown Confirmed
March 12, 2011
As we accurately reported earlier today, the explosion at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan was the result of a nuclear meltdown of the reactor core at the facility.
The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) confirmed the meltdown Saturday afternoon. Fukushima is one of the 25 lar
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March 12, 2011 2343 GMT
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Japan: Reactor To Release Radioactive Steam
March 12, 2011 2333 GMT
Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Company plans to release radioactive steam from a second reactor at...
Japan: Cabinet Secretary Discusses Reactor Situation
March 12, 2011 2324 GMT
Japan confirmed there was no reactor or container explosion or meltdown, Japan's chief Cabinet...
Japan: Reactor May Have More Problems
March 12, 2011 2301 GMT
Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant may be experiencing a meltdown, a Nuclear and...
Japan: Nuclear Plant Faces New Problem
March 12, 2011 2155 GMT
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Japan: Lower Radioactivity Level Reported
March 12, 2011 2138 GMT
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant had an initial radioactivity increase March 12 but observed...
Japan: Meltdown Caused Reactor Explosion - NISA
March 12, 2011 2133 GMT
The explosion at the Fukushima unit 1 nuclear plant could only have been caused by a meltdown of...
INTERNATIONAL. Japan’s Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) said March 12 that the explosion at the Fukushima Daiichi No. 1 nuclear plant could only have been caused by a meltdown of the reactor core, Japanese daily Nikkei reported. This statement seemed somewhat at odds with Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano’s comments earlier March 12, in which he said “the walls of the building containing the reactor were destroyed, meaning that the metal container encasing the reactor did not explode.”
Originally posted by crazydaisy
CNN's inteview with the Japanese Ambassador was saying a melt down is not occuring - then he slipped up at one point and said something about a partial melt at one of the other reactors. I got confussed but CNN took down their announcment saying Official: Meltdown occuring. The Ambassador also stated they are the
only ones handling this situation - no help from other countries regarding the plants. Keep in mind this is just heresay from me watching TV media - nothing solid and I don't know who or what to believe at this point.
36 hours to reach the US and Canada - who would be testing the atmosphere across the Pacific for radiation?