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[NHK] No.1 reactor is in a "meltdown" state  

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Not that this is surprising. No wonder why the mainstream media has stopped reporting about it for a while.

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Tokyo Electric Power Company says the No.1 reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is believed to be in a state of "meltdown".

The utility company said on Thursday that most of the fuel rods are likely to have melted and fallen to the bottom of the reactor. Earlier in the day, it found that the coolant water in the reactor is at a level which would completely expose nuclear fuel rods if they were in their normal position.
Full article HERE
post #2 of 35
just put some water on it
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post #3 of 35
that sucks
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just put some water on it
But that's what the tsunami did. =/
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post #5 of 35
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just put some water on it
They are spraying the living hell out of it as we speak. Lets just hope to god that the next 3 reactors dont do the same!
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They are spraying the living hell out of it as we speak.
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post #7 of 35
Of course nothing on CNN about it. I feel so bad for the Japanese people. At this point just **** of the country.
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post #8 of 35
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http://zardoz.nilu.no/~flexpart/fpin...plots/?C=M;O=D Heres some up to date predictions of radiation spread for the USA. Dont know if this is official though.
post #9 of 35
Damn, i was hoping they would have it under control by now. didn't they bring in generators to use the cooling system, or did that not work? old reactor or not, this is seriously getting out of hand. makes me wonder if safety regs are a bit more lax then they should be.
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post #10 of 35
Earlier today they reported that the rods were completely exposed! This is all just to sad.
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