Japanese Prime Minister wants to nationalize nuclear power, can’t trust the corporations!

‘‘Since the state has been promoting nuclear energy as its policy, it is necessary for the state to ultimately take responsibility.’’-Gemba Koichiro, Minister of National Policy

There is speculation in the Japanese media that the government should take over the corporate run nuclear power plants. This is due to the fact that the Prime Minister […] Continue Reading…

Removing deadly water Priority at Fukushima Daiichi

Before anymore work can be done on the Fukushima Daiichi plant, the highly radioactive water that is leaking into turbine rooms must be removed.

Japan’s Nuclear Safety Commission said the deadly water must not get into ground water, and it is a threat to the workers. It has become priority over all other work at […] Continue Reading…

National Guard units in U.S. activated for Japan

Operation Tomodachi, the name of the relief effort by the U.S. military, includes several state, and territorial, Army and Air National Guard units.

Kentucky, Mississippi, Alabama and U.S. Territory of Guam Guard units have been activated to take part in helping Japan deal with a series of disasters, and to help with the evacuation of […] Continue Reading…

Chrysler joins Ford in cancelling color options

Thanks to the ongoing nuclear power plant disaster in Japan, Chrysler is now limiting color options on their cars.

Ford already announced the unavailability of Tuxedo Black, and three shades of red. They rely on pigments from Japan.

Chrysler is also doing the same thing, except they haven’t specified which colors are going to be affected, […] Continue Reading…

TEPCo Boss was sick?

TEPCo president Shimizu Masataka, 66, became sick on 16 March and took a week off.

Officials say he was in bed most of the time. TEPCo runs the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Now he is back at work in the at the TEPCo liaison office. Despite that claim by TEPCo officials, Shimizu still has not been […] Continue Reading…

Effects of parts shortage in Japan will hit United States hard in April, the Dominoes are falling

“This is the biggest impact ever in the history of the automobile industry.”-Koji Endo, Advanced Research Japan

Parts, from electronics, to mechanical parts for cars, to paint pigments, are shipped by slow boat. That means that the U.S., Europe and other parts of Asia have NOT begun to feel the true impact of the […] Continue Reading…

Japan Government tells everyone to stay out of 20km zone, extreme radiation!

Cabinet Secretary Edano Yukio, stated that no one should enter the 20km (12.4 miles) evacuation zone around Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

The reason; high radiation contamination.  The situation has gotten much worse now that it looks like partial melt down of reactor cores.  Reactor 2 is thought to have experienced partial melt down.

Admitting that Melt Down has begun at Fukushima Daiichi!

TEPCo officials now admitting that the cause of the high radiation, and the leaking of deadly water into the turbine rooms, might be the result of fuel rods in the reactors melting.  The deadly water has been found in reactors 1, 2, 3 & 4 turbine rooms.

Specifically it is believed reactor 2 is at […] Continue Reading…

Now 3 reactor turbine rooms filling with radioactive water, attempt to hook up single power source failed

NHK reporting that turbine rooms for reactors 1, 2 and 3 are flooding with radioactive water.

TEPCo now says they will have to try to hook up separate power sources to each reactor. The single power source they’ve been trying to hook up isn’t working out. They are waiting for new generators.

TEPCo now asking for […] Continue Reading…

6 U.S. States report radiation from Japan, Iceland reports radiation from Japan!

Officials from Nevada, California, Hawaii, Colorado, Massachusetts and Washington state, are reporting small levels of radiation that can be traced to Japan have been detected.

Iceland officials are reporting the same thing.

A monitoring station near the Las Vegas Atomic Testing Museum, reported iodine-131 and xenon-133. University of Nevada reported cesium-137 between March 17 and 21.

Public […] Continue Reading…

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