‘No good options’ at Japan’s damaged nuclear plant — NBC News

Latest news: radiation level of 2,200 millisieverts per hour was found where the previous 1,800 millisievert reading was taken after a 6.9 level earthquake yesterday.

” Edwin Lyman, of the Union of Concerned Scientists, talks with Rachel Maddow about the alarming new radiation readings coming from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan and the despairingly few options for how to contain the vast quantities of radioactive wastewater accumulating at the site, threatening the Pacific Ocean. ”

watch video — skip to 3:30 to get to Fukushima news

2 thoughts on “‘No good options’ at Japan’s damaged nuclear plant — NBC News

  1. Pingback: Fukushima disaster update | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. I have been blogging a lot on fukushima. I guess what strikes me the most on this issue is the apparent lack of urgency on the part of the Japanese government. 300 tons of radioactive water flowing into the Pacific every day, and we first hear about more than 2 years after the leakage started.

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