Doug Lerner reports from Tokyo and St. Louis, and points beyond…

Plutonium traces point to core leak
Plutonium that may have come from a reactor core is detected in soil on the premises of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, indicating fuel rods suffered heavy damage, Tokyo Electric Power Co. reveals.
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Latest find sounds scary but risk is limited
Experts say despite plutonium’s dangers, there is little chance that the deadly radioactive particles, because of their relative heaviness, will spread far.
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Tepco comes under fire for issuing erroneous info
A string of corrections and stonewalling by Tepco officials raises concerns that the utility is failing to accurately inform the public about radiation risks.
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Nationalization of Tepco seen as possibility

Tsunami came late to unprepared Chiba

Radiation scare hits steel sales

Tokyo Electric stock hits 47-year low

Comments on: "Japan tsunami and nuclear plant problems update" (2)

  1. yackle01 said:

    Thank you Doug, I read they are going to try to remove a few reactors. Hope it helps. Thanks again and be well. Love, M&M

  2. Doug Lerner said:

    I wish they could just bury the entire 80 acres in sand and concrete (which they still might do) but they have to cool down the reactors first.doug

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