Posted on October 14, 2012
Japanese discover the whales and dolphins are too contaminated to serve as sushi.
by Delores Broten
In a bitter twist of fate, the Japanese may indeed have been contributing to scientific research as they devoured illegal whale meat. For over 20 years, despite the International Whaling Commission, Japan has claimed to be doing scientific research as it harvested minke whales for food.
Posted on February 14, 2012
Fukushima Update #80, February 13 & 14, 2012
Xenon gas has been detected in Unit 2.
TEPCO's press handout from this morning has the details.
Posted on February 11, 2012
Fukushima Update #79, February 11, 2012
This is getting serious.
RPV Temperature at 74.9 degrees C (highest since this whole tragi/comedy began) and cooling water increased to 14.5 tons/hour.
Posted on February 07, 2012
Fukushima Update #78, February 7, 2012
TEPCO increased the volume of water being injected into Unit 2 by 35% in the early hours of February 7.
This attempt to lower the temperature has stabilized it around 70 degrees C. But it has not lowered it significantly.
Posted on February 06, 2012
Fukushima Update #77, February 6, 2012
Problems at Fukushima continue to mount.
Posted on January 23, 2012
Fukushima Update #76, January 23, 2012
First I will address the CRD Housing temperature sensor which became erratic last week.
Posted on January 15, 2012
Fukushima Update #75, January 15, 2012
Two more problems (aside from the Unit #4 mystery which I update below) have surfaced in the last week at the Fukushima plant site.
Posted on January 11, 2012
Fukushima Update #74, January 10, 2012
If you have been following Fukushima news, you will be aware of a spike in radiation measured at the plant after the large earthquake on Jan 1.