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Photo of the 4 Fukushima Daiichi Reactors on Idaho National (Nuclear) Lab, INL, web site.

US NOAA model of dispersion, showing that it blew offshore and was mostly impacting North America: http://sos.noaa.gov/Datasets/dataset.php?id=332 Fukushima has continued to discharge radioactive materials into the air, and water, as even admitted by TEPCO last year. They probably wait until the wind is blowing offshore to vent.

According to the Japan Times, as of March 14, 2011, TEPCO “estimated that 55 percent of the fuel rod assemblies of the reactor No. 1 and 25 percent of those at reactor No. 3 were “damaged,” based on the levels of radiation detected, …” See article here: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/02/24/national/tepco-admits-initial-assessments-fukushima-meltdowns-wrong/ Unit 2 meltdown was confirmed by 2014, by Muon scans: http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2015/3/23/1372742/-Second-Total-Meltdown-Confirmed-by-Muon-Scans-at-Fukushima However, it was apparently known almost immediately, according to US NRC documents.

The new news, as of Feb. 24 (2016), appears to be that TEPCO admitted…

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