Yesterday's emissions from Fukushima Daiichi were higher than ordinary, pink in color, and pixilated the cam view. Today emissions are, so far, less and radiation readings on Netc are down for the most part. TEPCO must have successfully, albeit temporarily, cooled the stewing melted fuel.
Meanwhile, other nuclear risks threaten us with radiation contamination. Michael of the Allegedly Apparent Blog found an interesting story on the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, which may indeed have suffered an accident as a result of substituting Russian reactor fuel with western reactor fuel:
My previous blogposts on Zaporizhia:
Media Blackout on Zaporozhiya
More on Zaporozhiya
Ongoing Problems at Zaporozhiya
I spent an hour searching for information on the stricken Ukrainian nuclear plant yesterday. Later in the day I discovered that my computer's virus protection had suffered a significant error that required reinstalling the virus protection program.
It could be coincidental but I'm inclined to suspect that my search using "Zaporozhiya, December 28 2014, and radiation" in the Ukrainian language prompted some surveillance agent to investigate the computer of the searcher (that is, my computer), which entailed breaking through my computer security.
I don't possess classified information and I don't have access to state secrets but I am curious about matters that the powers-that-be would like to remain suppressed.
How much more contamination can Europe withstand? How will we survive an increasingly radioactive and chemically genotoxic environment?