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Fukushima…a Dire SOS Message from Thom Hartman

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Published on 2 May 2013

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Since the Fukushima nuclear disaster first began back in March of 2011, there have been near-daily updates on the condition of that stricken plant, updates which have been getting worse and worse, painting a very dire scene at the Dai-ichi nuclear power plant.

From the moment the earthquake and tsunami devastated the plant, officials have been struggling to contain the leaks of radioactive waste, fuel, and cooling water.

In February, for example, officials discovered a fish in a nearby water intake station for the plant that contained more than 7,400 times the recommended safe limit of radioactive cesium.

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And now, officials are concerned that, because of all of the leaks, power outages, and glitches that have occurred, the Dai-chi nuclear power plant could begin to break apart and cause an even worse nuclear disaster, when a decades-long clean-up process finally begins.

Full Show 5/1/13: Fukushima: Is the Worst Yet to Come?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Cp1EcbV6H4

May 7, 2013 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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