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Originally posted by Hitoshura
And we're supposed to believe this couldn't have been prevented by now if enough countries had banded together to solve it? This has just got stupid.
Nuclear expert John Large today questioned Fukushima's '4' status, telling The First Post: "We're not getting the information out of the government but I would say this is a significant nuclear event. You don't blow the top off a building and say it's not."
Japanese Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said today that there was the possibility of an explosion at the No 3 reactor but he was confident the steel containing vessel around the core of the reactor would withstand the blast – as it did when No 1 reactor blew up on Saturday.
Large said he found this hard to believe.
The "jellyfish" shape of Saturday's explosion and the decision to vent the reactor's secondary containment – releasing radioactive vapour and necessitating the evacuation of local people – all suggest fuel rods had melted and leaked from the primary containment.”
Originally posted by pepsi78
If there is a smart move they can make is concrete the whole area and abandon the reactors, burry them under piles of concrete before it's too late.
Originally posted by WhiteRabit
reply to post by DaddyBare
the smiling talking heads always lie
Originally posted by Stormdancer777
Japanese nuclear safety agency says explosion heard at Unit 2 of Fukushima Daiichi plant