Fukushima Daiichi Disaster – Beyond-Design-Basis External Events?

On July 17, 2011, in More, Nuclear Plants,

I have been reading here and there that both strength of earthquake and height of tsunami at Fukushima Daiichi were exaggerated and that the disaster is man-made. Here’s my summary up to now on this subject. (Links on this post will open in new windows.) About Tsunami Height: This is an article dated May 21, […]

Hiroaki Koide – Anti-Nuclear Nuclear Researcher at Kyoto University

On July 4, 2011, in More, Nuclear Plants,

As you may have noticed after Fukushima Daiichi Disaster, only a few nuclear experts, like Arnie Gunderson of Fairewind Associates, are giving their opinions in public even in the US. Koide Hiroaki is assistant professor at Kyoto University Research Reactor Institute (KURRI). He has been advocating to abandon all nuclear power for last 40 years; […]

AP IMPACT: Tritium leaks found at many nuke sites

On June 21, 2011, in More, Nuclear Plants,

Here’s the today’s  AP article. AP IMPACT: Tritium leaks found at many nuke sites The article reports that: Radioactive tritium has leaked from three-quarters of U.S. commercial nuclear power sites. (There are 104 reactors located on 67 sites in the US.) Most of leaks were contained within nuclear plants boundaries. When it leaked outsite their […]

TEPCO – Finally admits meltdown at early stage

On May 16, 2011, in Nuclear Plants,

They had no way not knowing meltdown at the early stage. Now they finally admit it. TEPCO admits nuclear meltdown occurred at Fukushima reactor 16 hours after quake Also they have released 4 books worth data from nuclear reactors on the day of the accident on March 11, 2011 and what was happening in the […]

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Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant Asked to Hault

On May 6, 2011, in More, Nuclear Plants,

No, this is not Fukushima Daiichi, but far more dangerous one. It is located south-west of Tokyo, sitting directly on top of subduction zone between two tectonic plates and consequence of its accident by a long predicted big earthquake will be far more serious. Prime minister Kan disclosed that he asked Chubu Electoric Power Company […]