Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Nuclear Madness

Japan's industry ministry is promoting releasing diluted radioactive tritium into the sea:
Dumping tritium from Fukushima into sea is best option: ministry THE ASAHI SHIMBUN, April 20, 2016 at 14:55 
The industry ministry concluded that releasing diluted radioactive tritium into the sea is the most feasible option in dealing with contaminated water accumulating at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.
Earthquakes continue in Kyushu but Japan isn't going to shut down the Sendai nuclear power plant in the region:
"Strong quakes continue to jolt Kumamoto" NHK April 20, 2016, 

The Meteorological Agency says more than 650 earthquakes, including minor ones, have occurred in Kumamoto and adjacent Oita Prefecture since Thursday. 89 of them registered an intensity of 4 or higher. [on Japan's seismic scale of zero to 7].

Japan declares nuclear reactors safe after quake, 
Meanwhile Fukushima continues to produce visible atmospheric emissions, calling into question the effectiveness of the ice wall in reducing the dispersion of radionuclides:

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