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Why Canada...
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the only place to go would be Canada. Mexico would not want us. Can you imagine a giant exodus into northern Canada. that would be truly unprecedented.
I'm sure they'd be expecting us.

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NHK reporting that the entire outer structure of the containment building has been blown off.
In English!?
Please!?
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In English!?
Please!?


The outer shell of that marked Containment. If there's a total meltdown and subsequent explosion in the actual reactor, well, guess what, there's no containment shell left to cap that.
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where did you find that map??

it better not turn Australia (or America) into New Vegas
ROFL


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The outer shell of that marked Containment. If there's a total meltdown and subsequent explosion in the actual reactor, well, guess what, there's no containment shell left to cap that.
So basically that's what keeps the radiation insulated?

If so...we are screwed and Japan as well if it melts down...
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So basically that's what keeps the radiation insulated?

If so...we are screwed and Japan as well if it melts down...
The other (lesser) issue is that if there's an actual second explosion, the collateral damage will be greater. Right now nobody really knows what exactly exploded with such force that the outer walls are gone, but I don't think we'll like the answer to that.
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This type of nuclear facility is different (safer) from Chernobyl's but the fact is that the containment dome is gone. what does that mean!?
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I am probably wrong but wouldn't the radiation go the other way?
It's the jet-stream in effect. A meltdown explosion is capable of launching the fun stuff into the upper atmosphere.
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oses of 200 to 1000 rems will likely cause serious illness with poor outlook at the upper end of the range
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rad_%28unit%29

my god the entire western sea board is going to have to be evacuated...those exposure levels can cause serious injuries.
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