28 Aug '13, 12pm

Lots of news this week about nuclear reactors, so I have written a Wednesday blog on Fukushima & Vt. Yankee:

Radio Free Europe : “‘It’s really not under control. I mean, we have no other way but to put water into the reactors to cool them down,’ [Komei] Hosokaway [professor of environmental sociology at Kyoto Seika University] says. ‘But the water is a problem because the whole structure of the reactors and the buildings are all damaged, so there are so many leaks. And the water is contaminated with the nuclear fuel, so it contains very strong radioactivity.’” CNN : “[After] the leak of hundreds of tons of radioactive water from a storage tank, the NRA said it was planning to issue the [Level 3] alert, its gravest warning since the massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami that sent three reactors at the plant into meltdown. … The decision to issue the level 3 alert came two days after a Japanese government minister had compared the plant operator's efforts to deal with worrying toxic ...

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