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AtheistCrusader Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-12-11 12:29 AM
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89. Unverified.
Possible though. Still doesn't indicate that release of materials is likely. Two levels of containment even if the core melts.

Damn it, I was really hoping it wouldn't come to this. That reactor will never be used again if that happens.
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  -Radiation 1,000 times normal at Japan nuke plant wtmusic  Mar-11-11 04:22 PM   #0 
  - Not good  Angry Dragon   Mar-11-11 04:26 PM   #1 
  - OMG! This IS NOT good.  HereSince1628   Mar-11-11 04:32 PM   #2 
  - Yep. It's "Show Time" nt  WheelWalker   Mar-11-11 04:36 PM   #4 
  - another article...  PaDUer   Mar-11-11 04:47 PM   #11 
  - You would think, given that Japan was the first "victim"  Tansy_Gold   Mar-11-11 04:32 PM   #3 
  - But extremely wealthy men need to get richer no matter what the cost--to others. nt  valerief   Mar-11-11 04:39 PM   #7 
  - Given that japan has no oil reserves  Confusious   Mar-11-11 04:39 PM   #8 
  - Japan uses nuclear power for two simple reasons.  Xithras   Mar-11-11 07:25 PM   #23 
  - Japan has sunshine -- we all do -- and it's time to move to green/alternative energy --  defendandprotect   Mar-11-11 09:35 PM   #31 
  - Agree with 99.9%  wickerwoman   Mar-11-11 09:48 PM   #36 
  - Just said almost exactly this in a post I made -- !! Ironic, isn't it?  defendandprotect   Mar-11-11 09:34 PM   #30 
  - They have no oil, or coal  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:36 AM   #190 
  - You still get more of a dose every time you fly in an airplane.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-11-11 04:36 PM   #5 
  - Good info!  Ptah   Mar-11-11 04:37 PM   #6 
  - If there is no water to cool  femrap   Mar-11-11 04:44 PM   #10 
     - I under stand we are nowhere near the end of this event.  Ptah   Mar-11-11 04:51 PM   #12 
        - there are 4 plants down....2 that will def have melt downs and 2 others that prob will  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-11-11 05:08 PM   #17 
           - Two CERTAIN meltdowns based on a twitter post?  AtheistCrusader   Mar-11-11 05:14 PM   #18 
              - no...based on this Christian Science Monitor article & Japan's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-11-11 05:55 PM   #19 
                 - You said 'def'.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-11-11 06:05 PM   #20 
                    - (Now) 3 nuclear reactors in trouble after Japan quake (Real Meltdown Risk)...link  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-11-11 07:01 PM   #21 
                       - I think it's safe to assume all three reactors that were online at Fukushima Daiichi are'in trouble'  AtheistCrusader   Mar-11-11 07:07 PM   #22 
                       - And YOU personally are guaranteeing what?  defendandprotect   Mar-11-11 09:39 PM   #34 
                          - Currently reactor 1 is in danger, two is sort of not being talked about, and three is safe.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #166 
                             - Storage tanks/waste are an additional threat - no nuclear plant is "safe" ...  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 08:47 AM   #267 
                       - I don't think "meltdown" means what you think it means.  boppers   Mar-11-11 07:49 PM   #24 
                       - And they could get to a real meltdown ... nuclear reactors aren't safe ...  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 10:50 PM   #277 
                       - (Now) 5 cited and U.S.-based Nuke Energy Inst. says even if a meltdown occurs,  wordpix   Mar-11-11 08:00 PM   #28 
                          - This type of reactor can't really do that.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:35 AM   #189 
                          - They now have detected cesium  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:48 AM   #223 
                          - Can you relate anything more on "cesium" .... did find this link ....  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 10:54 PM   #279 
                          - IT HAS HAPPENED !!! EXPLOSION !!! EVACUATING 12 MILE RADIUS and stopping cars 60 miles away turning  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-12-11 05:07 AM   #261 
                          - +1000% -- one of the things we can be sure of is the downplaying ... !!  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 10:51 PM   #278 
  - But you only get that for the few hours an avg person flies.  HereSince1628   Mar-11-11 04:43 PM   #9 
  - That is true.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-11-11 04:53 PM   #13 
  - Let's hope it is minimized as soon as possible.  HereSince1628   Mar-11-11 04:59 PM   #14 
  - oh, geesh, don't throw logic into a pro-nuker's argument  wordpix   Mar-11-11 07:53 PM   #27 
  - oh, yeah, we know, nukes are safe & Chernobyl, 3 Mi. Isl. & Fukushima never happened  wordpix   Mar-11-11 07:52 PM   #26 
  - Btw, pilots are showing effects of that --  defendandprotect   Mar-11-11 09:36 PM   #32 
  - This stuff will not only hit "Downwinders" -- i.e., all of us -- will return with rain ...!!  defendandprotect   Mar-11-11 09:37 PM   #33 
  - source: twitter.com/BreakingNews  Bosonic   Mar-11-11 05:03 PM   #15 
  - get ready for 2 major melt downs....they cannot fix this  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-11-11 05:05 PM   #16 
  - Army is delivering batteries for the backup systems.  boppers   Mar-11-11 07:52 PM   #25 
  - Where are you tracking this info?  defendandprotect   Mar-11-11 09:42 PM   #35 
  - kr  defendandprotect   Mar-11-11 09:33 PM   #29 
  - Venting air from reactor container suspended  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #37 
  - K&R  Solly Mack   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #38 
  - Hey, did you know that bananas are naturally radioactive?  buddysmellgood   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #42 
     - Are you calling me toxic? :)  Solly Mack   Mar-12-11 07:07 AM   #263 
  - uh-oh  glinda   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #39 
  - Frick  HCE SuiGeneris   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #40 
  - Actually... yes  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #41 
  - Japanese Government quoted on Al Jazeera "A meltdown is probable."  Downwinder   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #43 
  - AP is saying possible  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #44 
     - latest blog post seems to indicate a meltdown is in progress  IScreamSundays   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #51 
        - oohh boy  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #52 
  - To depressing to reply  Phlem   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #45 
  - There is one up the road right on the fault  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #47 
     - It is hard to imagine a worse place for a reactor.  amandabeech   Mar-12-11 02:11 AM   #251 
  - I envision Spock in the Enterprise's reactor core....  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #46 
     - Oh trust me, I am not making light of what they are doing  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #48 
     - And 'some folks' round these parts are imagining personal insults.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #50 
        - Please don't,  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 01:33 AM   #245 
           - Not you.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 01:37 AM   #246 
     - Chernobyl was built to withstand pretty much nothing.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #49 
        - That is false. Chernobyl had a containment system.  kristopher   Mar-12-11 11:22 AM   #273 
           - You forgot a word there. "Partial"  AtheistCrusader   Mar-13-11 03:02 AM   #293 
  - March 12, 2011, Japan warns of meltdown at quake-hit plant: Kyodo  lumberjack_jeff   Mar-12-11 12:28 AM   #53 
  - Official: 2 Japanese Plants Struggling To Cool Radioactive Material  Purveyor   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #54 
  - and the nuke lovers cant stroke each other fast or hard enough  meow mix   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #55 
  - nothing to see here .... move along  Botany   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #56 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #57 
  - Very precariously and very temporarily they are under control  Gman   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #61 
     - It's called an 'overabundance of caution'. It's the mature, responsible thing to do.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #68 
        - And an "Oh shit, WTF is gonna happen next?" type of fear  Gman   Mar-12-11 09:02 AM   #268 
        - Adults who make mistakes -- often! And lie about it --  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 11:02 PM   #282 
  - Dog help them all...  Taverner   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #58 
  - The next few hours will be critical  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #59 
  - 1000x normal levels is 1/3 the exposure you get from the sun every year.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #60 
     - control room personel are already dead  meow mix   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #62 
     - Are they now? According to whom?  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #63 
        - news agencys, your attitutude towards this horror is disgusting  meow mix   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #76 
           - Please link news agency claiming the people in the control room are dead.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #80 
              - its melting now? gj with the nuke lobby lies  meow mix   Mar-12-11 01:57 AM   #249 
     - No, not now, cancer  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #64 
     - Oh please. OOOOH 1 THOUUUUSSAND TIMES.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #66 
        - Okie dokie I will try hard to forget all that scary theory  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #67 
        - We shall see.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #70 
           - I am not running to the hills either  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #71 
              - Fair enough.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #72 
                 - Of course I have five to seven days  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #74 
        - Stop being so rational, its a buzzkill for all the panic junkies here.  Maine_Nurse   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #73 
           - I do have one rational concern.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #75 
              - Nuclear, Chemical Troops have been moved to the area  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #78 
                 - and some will go in to help anyway. There are people that run from screams and others...  Maine_Nurse   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #81 
                    - Having been there done that  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #82 
                       - We are NOWHERE near that scenario right now.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #84 
                          - right now it is... but you still will have to issue people rad badges  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #85 
                          - Sure, recent reuters update pasted below indicates reactor meltdown likely.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #87 
                             - Ok welp, I love your attitude, I really do  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #90 
                                - What personal insult?  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #91 
                          - Look down for the update  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #88 
     - Radiation is too scary for people. Mercury poisoning over time, we're fine with.  buddysmellgood   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #65 
     - I am NOT fine with either, but that is just me  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #69 
     - wouldn't "1000x normal levels" mean  DLnyc   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #77 
        - 'normal levels' is the nominal output from this reactor.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #79 
           - Well, it's not very clear, when they say  DLnyc   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #99 
              - 'normal' radiation we receive from all source is between 450-650 mrem/year.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #100 
                 - Yes, I agree, the reporter has not made it clear.  DLnyc   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #101 
  - Psst  HCE SuiGeneris   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #83 
  - HOLY SHIT  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #86 
     - Unverified.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #89 
  - Not good  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #92 
  - More  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #93 
  - AP now  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #95 
     - AFP again: No meltdown.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #96 
  - Breaking: Reuters pressure in Reactor three falling back to normal.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:29 AM   #94 
  - Definitely NOT GOOD  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #97 
     - Yo someone tell him to unblock me so he can see I didn't insult him.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #98 
  - Radiation leak confirmed at quake-hit Fukushima plant  yodermon   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #102 
  - Is that Fuk u or Fuk us?  Duer 157099   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #103 
  - You just answered my question. n/t  StarryNite   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #105 
  - Fukushima  StarryNite   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #104 
  - Oh, say it isn't so!  texastoast   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #106 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #107 
  - Is it not ironic -- in the selling ice to the Eskimos sense -- that Japan.....  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #108 
  - reactors  Eljo_Don   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #111 
     - Exactly -- in a post by someone else the "storage pools" in Japan may cause  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #114 
        - Forbes article /cooling ponds.  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #116 
           - If Obama continues to push to subsidize new nuclear plants here, I want a RECALL -- !!  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 08:46 AM   #266 
              - I'm already at that point.  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 11:19 AM   #272 
                 - Well, a little different for me --  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 10:43 PM   #275 
  - no problem, the release of steam may require that our cells mutate  certainot   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #109 
  - I'm hoping that  christx30   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #115 
     - toad power! with poisonous pustules  certainot   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #117 
  - Maybe not "immediate" threat..but long term threat likely  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #110 
  - Yeah, what does not an immediate threat mean exactly?  ananda   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #113 
  - Link to Hanford Nuclear Reservation release data - WA state  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #112 
  - Japan has 53 nuclear power plants and sits on a very active part of the "Ring of Fire"  Turborama   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #118 
  - Snap analysis: Japan may have hours to prevent nuclear meltdown  wtmusic   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #119 
  - I am trying to pretend this has nothing to do with me.  aquart   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #120 
  - Really scary. It could happen in Cal.  northoftheborder   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #121 
  - Oh boy.  DirkGently   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #122 
  - .  rug   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #123 
  - Good luck to them and ARGH for the use of "may" in a news article.  uppityperson   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #124 
  - Not good at all  somone   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #125 
  - True... 3 Mile Island type partial core meltdown.  godai   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #126 
  - No chance of Chernobyl because Chernobyl had no containment dome.  Paradoxical   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #127 
  - Forbes article quote disagrees (link)  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #133 
  - I hope you"re right  HCE SuiGeneris   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #135 
  - In retrospect  Vanje   Mar-15-11 01:24 PM   #297 
  - Won't be like TMI either. PWR versus BWR.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #128 
     - And the lack of electrical power they provided, I suppose.  Adsos Letter   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #130 
        - That too.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #131 
  - One, two, or all six reactors at this site?  Strelnikov_   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #129 
     - 1-3 are all at risk for the same reasons. 4-6 were offline at the time of the quake  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #132 
     - ...mostly...  WheelWalker   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #134 
  - Japanese government demands Tepco open valve at Fukushima #1  wtmusic   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #136 
  - Their government is full of Nuclear Experts? Wow, we had a President  jannyk   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #137 
  - "their" country is full of nuke power plants, why would this be a surprise? Maybe unlike OUR  msongs   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #138 
  - No matter who oversees and runs them there is human error and there is Global Warming ...  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #140 
  - Um... Global Warming? What the hell does that have to do with this?  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #145 
     - Global Warming is increasing earthquakes -- in number and severity ....  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #150 
        - Is it now? Based on what?  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #153 
           - Global Warming will increase earthquake activity and intensity --  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #155 
              - Not a record at all.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #156 
                 - Anything above 8 is described as a GREAT earthquake ...  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #157 
                    - There is no recent uptick in frequency or strength of earthquakes.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #158 
                       - Disagree --  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #161 
                       - Japan suffered repeated earthquakes today --  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #163 
                          - That is normal in conjunction with a large quake.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #165 
                             - They are new earthquakes ...  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 08:44 AM   #265 
                                - There are always new earthquakes.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 09:35 AM   #269 
                                   - 140 new aftershocks after the massive earthquake in Japan -- !!  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 10:49 PM   #276 
                                   - That's perfectly normal for this kind of seismic event.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 11:28 PM   #287 
                                   - Japan is repeatedly suffering new earthquakes in aftershocks which  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 11:04 PM   #283 
                                      - And there can, and possibly will be.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 11:30 PM   #288 
                                         - It certainly isn't NORMAL-- it is anything but NORMAL --  defendandprotect   Mar-13-11 12:01 AM   #289 
                                            - Don't take my word for it. Ask any geologist.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-13-11 12:36 AM   #290 
                                            - "Fantasy"? Whose? Earthquake has been upgraded to a 9 and two reactors now in meltdown...!!  defendandprotect   Mar-13-11 01:28 AM   #291 
                                            - I will repeat again. There is nothing unusual about the earthquake itself.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-13-11 01:34 AM   #292 
                                            - LOL!  zappaman   Mar-13-11 03:33 PM   #295 
  - Oversee? Oversee? But . . . but wouldn't that make the  Sal Minella   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #144 
     - Nuclear reactors  Eljo_Don   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #154 
        - Actually no, I've never seen an episode of The Simpsons, or  Sal Minella   Mar-12-11 08:36 AM   #264 
  - We've had more than one President who couldn't pronounce the  MineralMan   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #139 
  - Thank you for all of the info -- frightening -- and we can see we're all "Downwinders" ....  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #141 
  - Kinda like BP had lots of experts - except they didn't - and the government  xchrom   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #142 
  - Agree about BP - but disagree about government "experts"  Psephos   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #146 
     - Not 'incompetent' - 'complicit' .  xchrom   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #149 
        - +1000% -- Oil is now a "national security issue" -- MIC uses 80% of our oil --  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #151 
        - yep n/t  Psephos   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #162 
  - Update 7:51: 20,000 people evacuated an expert who thinks there is only a few hours until meltdown  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-12-11 12:30 AM   #143 
     - One, two, or all six reactors at this site? n/t  Strelnikov_   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #147 
     - Three are technically at risk. Three were offline, and two are under construction.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #159 
     - That's not the scary part  Kelvin Mace   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #148 
     - Insane -- meanwhile should we all survive this -- if Obama persists in subsidizing more  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #152 
        - We will survive this fine, and nuclear power will continue.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #160 
           - Nonsense ... survival isn't only about living -- but how you live ...  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 11:18 PM   #285 
     - Not a "meltdown". The reactors are fully shut down. They're just still hotter than Hades...  TheMadMonk   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #164 
  - NUKE PLANT: METLDOWN FEARS, 20,000 Evacuated, Government Holds Emergency Meeting, Radiation Levels 1  Snoutport   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #167 
  - KyodoNews: BREAKING NEWS: Radioactive Cesium detected near Fukushima plant: nuke safety commission  FedUpWithIt All   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #168 
  - Meltdown would possibly affect a 6 km range  FedUpWithIt All   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #171 
     - From what I recall the affected radius from Three Mile was much greater than 6 miles.  snagglepuss   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #177 
        - Perhaps, as this plant is on the ocean, the prevailing winds would  RaleighNCDUer   Mar-12-11 12:32 AM   #187 
           - How odd. I just read someone who had the same recollection as me.  snagglepuss   Mar-12-11 01:18 AM   #230 
  - Oh.  WheelWalker   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #169 
  - I note the absence herein of comments from our resident rabid pro-nuke DUer.......  kestrel91316   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #170 
  - We have a couple and he will will be here soon  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #172 
  - probably will be by soon to tell us it is not even as  IScreamSundays   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #173 
  - Doesn't dare show his face!!!  JDPriestly   Mar-12-11 12:32 AM   #180 
  - Subject was cut off - says: "Radiation levels 1000x normal."  slay   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #174 
  - This is a great live blog site from Reuters - Up to date live blogs on Japan Nuke Issues:  1776Forever   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #175 
  - I'm having a snack of frozen blueberries. Antioxidants tonight;  WheelWalker   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #176 
  - I had some fresh blueberries earlier  Duer 157099   Mar-12-11 12:32 AM   #182 
  - now it says that they may be having a meltdown  IScreamSundays   Mar-12-11 12:31 AM   #178 
  - now it says that they may be having a meltdown  IScreamSundays   Mar-12-11 12:32 AM   #179 
  - I just want to point out that your 666th post was about a meltdown.  buddysmellgood   Mar-12-11 12:32 AM   #181 
  - Where's the link to the camera on the reactor?  Duer 157099   Mar-12-11 12:32 AM   #183 
  - From AJ Live Blog: 45,000 people told to evacuate  Tx4obama   Mar-12-11 12:32 AM   #184 
  - !!!  IScreamSundays   Mar-12-11 12:32 AM   #186 
  - MSNBC says it's official...  WheelWalker   Mar-12-11 12:32 AM   #185 
  - 45,000 people living within a 10km radius of the Fukushima nuclear power plant told to evacuate  Turborama   Mar-12-11 12:32 AM   #188 
  - Nuclear emergency declared at quake-damaged reactor  OmahaBlueDog   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #191 
  - Damn  HCE SuiGeneris   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #192 
  - Possible meltdown  tabatha   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #193 
  - Don't worry.  HCE SuiGeneris   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #195 
  - Still has containment housing, unlike chernobyl.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #196 
     - You understand what 'venting' means?  RaleighNCDUer   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #198 
     - Ding.  HCE SuiGeneris   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #199 
     - If you live on the West coast you may find out soon.  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #201 
        - Santa Cruz. We just had 3 M worth of damage in the harbor from the tsunami.  HCE SuiGeneris   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #203 
        - It is a might...  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #205 
           - The inability to dispose "safely" of the byproduct, and the catastrophic implications associated  HCE SuiGeneris   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #208 
              - True -- and it seems only INTERNET is pointing to storage pool dangers .....  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 10:58 PM   #280 
        - It depends on whether it breaks the containment or not  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:41 AM   #220 
           - Pools are risk are not containable they are outside....  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 01:18 AM   #229 
           - I know, hell of a way to boil water  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 01:20 AM   #231 
           - Little easier to flood/circulate those with portable water and power sources.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 01:40 AM   #247 
              - Also easy for them to be breached and wash out to sea...  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 04:39 AM   #260 
                 - Exactly ... and would we know this if it had happened?  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 11:06 PM   #284 
           - Supposedly still contained from what I heard earlier this evening on TV ...  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 11:01 PM   #281 
     - Which can be stopped with the turn of a valve. They are venting it on purpose.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #207 
     - Please read this....Cooling ponds NOT covered. R at risk.  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #200 
  - First the bombs and now this... Ugh.  grahamhgreen   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #197 
  - So sad.  snappyturtle   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #194 
  - Move along...nothing happening here.  WheelWalker   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #202 
  - From AJ Live Blog: 45,000 people told to evacuate  Tx4obama   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #204 
  - What a horrible dilemma.  MilesColtrane   Mar-12-11 12:37 AM   #206 
     - Skunk in the house.  WheelWalker   Mar-12-11 01:17 AM   #228 
  - Japan issues state of emergency at 2nd nuclear plant  CHIMO   Mar-12-11 12:38 AM   #209 
  - OK. I'm now officially in panic mode.  northoftheborder   Mar-12-11 12:38 AM   #210 
  - but nuclear is so much cleaner than.....  NightWatcher   Mar-12-11 12:39 AM   #211 
  - direct link to the story  bananas   Mar-12-11 12:39 AM   #212 
  - Earlier today on HuffPo an article said there were problems at THREE plants.  Tx4obama   Mar-12-11 12:39 AM   #213 
  - One turbine caught fire at Onagawa reactor site.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:39 AM   #217 
  - Update - FIVE 'units' now under 'state of emergency'  Tx4obama   Mar-12-11 12:39 AM   #214 
  - Holy shit!  Dappleganger   Mar-12-11 12:39 AM   #215 
     - Clam down.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 12:39 AM   #218 
        - I'm eating mushrooms.  WheelWalker   Mar-12-11 12:49 AM   #224 
  - Japan declares emergencies at 2 nuclear plants  CHIMO   Mar-12-11 12:39 AM   #216 
  - isn't nuclear energy awesome?!  fascisthunter   Mar-12-11 12:39 AM   #219 
     - Think I'll go bask in it in about 3 days...  HCE SuiGeneris   Mar-12-11 12:47 AM   #222 
  - Ok kids, we have a meltdown, they just need to make it official  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:47 AM   #221 
  - Updates from the Twitter feed of Rachel Maddow  Tx4obama   Mar-12-11 12:50 AM   #225 
  - AJE updtate  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 12:54 AM   #226 
  - Local Prof sounding like a few people here  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 01:05 AM   #227 
  - The Japanese have been trying to down play this situation from the first hour but  Arrowhead2k1   Mar-12-11 01:23 AM   #232 
     - As a former emergency worker I am conflicted  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 01:28 AM   #233 
  - Update AJE  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 01:32 AM   #234 
  - Japan declares nuclear emergency at quake-hit reactors  shireen   Mar-12-11 01:32 AM   #235 
  - Safe and sound, huh atheist?  HCE SuiGeneris   Mar-12-11 01:32 AM   #236 
  - huh? were you asking me a question or just making a general statement? nt  shireen   Mar-12-11 01:32 AM   #237 
     - He or she is referring to me.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 01:32 AM   #239 
  - A fallout map....  jus_the_facts   Mar-12-11 01:32 AM   #238 
  - Hahahaha 3000 rads based upon what?  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 01:32 AM   #240 
  - Ah ONLY 750 RADS...  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 01:32 AM   #241 
  - If a 750 rad line hits the west coast like that, we'll be living in south america.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 01:32 AM   #242 
  - source?  shireen   Mar-12-11 01:33 AM   #244 
  - It's definitely a hoax.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-12-11 01:44 AM   #248 
  - You forgot the link.  Le Taz Hot   Mar-12-11 06:28 AM   #262 
  - A reminder from Uncle Tupelo  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 01:33 AM   #243 
  - CONFIRMED Explosion heard  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 02:01 AM   #250 
  - AJE feed  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 02:12 AM   #252 
  - Japan Nuclear Reactor Faces Meltdown Threat  abqmufc   Mar-12-11 04:16 AM   #253 
  - First it was 3km  therebis1930   Mar-12-11 04:16 AM   #254 
  - Agency: Uranium fuel may be melting at reactor  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-11 04:37 AM   #255 
  - Not Credible: These were containers of US depleted uranium ammunition  denem   Mar-12-11 04:37 AM   #256 
  - That isn't funny.  mysterysoup   Mar-12-11 04:37 AM   #257 
  - How many times can you say...  DeadEyeDyck   Mar-12-11 04:37 AM   #258 
  - Can you receive the BBC news link outsdie of the UK ?  dipsydoodle   Mar-12-11 04:37 AM   #259 
     - It says "The content doesn't seem to be working". Could be overloaded.  Turborama   Mar-12-11 09:56 AM   #270 
        - I think maybe  dipsydoodle   Mar-12-11 10:22 AM   #271 
  - Kicking this thread for today  FedUpWithIt All   Mar-12-11 12:12 PM   #274 
  - "A partial meltdown was likely under way at second nuclear reactor:  defendandprotect   Mar-12-11 11:26 PM   #286 
  - Just to add that there were "warnings" due to increasing seismic activity --  defendandprotect   Mar-13-11 03:25 PM   #294 
     - Thanks for the cross-posts.  WheelWalker   Mar-13-11 03:34 PM   #296 
 

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