Friday, March 18, 2011

FUKUSHIMA UPGRADED TO LEVEL 5 CRISIS, PM NAOTO KAN CALLS SITUATION "VERY GRAVE"

Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan says the nuclear crisis at the crippled Fukushima plant is "very grave."

Kan said on Friday the police, fire department and military were "putting their lives on the line" to cool the highly radioactive fuel rods at the complex.

Officials on Friday raised the severity rating of its nuclear disaster from 4 to 5 on a 7-point international nuclear event scale.

Firefighters were dousing water on damaged reactor buildings with powerful hoses.  But they have to limit their time inside the complex due to the high radiation levels.

Japanese engineers also are extending an emergency power cable to the nuclear reactor complex.  A steady supply of power could enable workers at the Fukushima plant to get water pumps working again.
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2 comments:

  1. Level 5 now - level 6 soon and end up at level 7
    soon after that - the world as we know it is at an end; prepare now by buying large volumes of iodine. The Gulf oil spill has without a doubt caused all this and as we can now see - all the gulf coast residents have perished and the oil slick has killed all life in North America

    Come on man - time to have a big ole reality check.

    People killed in 3 Mile Island "meltdown" 0
    People killed last year in wind power industry 23
    People killed last year in solar power industry
    13

    I mean - who is kidding whom ? This entire world is becoming one big piece of cow flatulence

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  2. bullshit 519. really research three mile island and find out all the birth defects, cancers, and deaths...I don't want radiation raining down on my food or body. Nuclear energy clean... my ass

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