Monday, May 16, 2016

Earthquake Update


NHK is reporting that the depth was around 40 kilometers and the 5.6 rating is on the Japanese scale out of 7 http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20160516_32/

NHK also reports that the closest nuclear power plant is Tokai. NHK says that all is fine there.

However, I reported approximately a week ago that NHK announced it would only report OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT comments on nuclear plant safety:
Whose Narrative of Events Will the Media Report? NHK Reports Government Version Alone for Nuclear Plant Conditions http://majiasblog.blogspot.com/2016/05/whose-narrative-of-events-will-media.html
Fukushima looks as if it were impacted by the jolt so I suspect that Tokai was even more so.

Tokai has a nuclear village where plutonium was processed in the past. Many reports surfaced about problems there after the 2011 earthquake:

Radioactive water leaks and a fire were reported in March 2011 http://enenews.com/ines-level-1-event-at-tokai-nuclear-plant-after-march-11-quake-cobalt-60-detected-outside-of-radiation-control-area-safety-inspectors-rushed-to-site

Radioactive water leaked at Tokai in March 2012: http://english.kyodonews.jp/news/2012/03/147881.html

In December 2011, a fire broke out at Tokai:
Research reactor ceiling catches fire http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20111221b3.html

Kyodo: Ceiling at Japan reactor catches fire — Burns 110 m² area in two hours — Just 100km from Fukushima http://enenews.com/japan-times-reactor-ceiling-catches-fire-burns-110-m%C2%B2-area-in-two-hours/comment-page-1

Strange IAEA "training" at Tokai in 2012:  http://majiasblog.blogspot.com/2012/06/iaea-training-in-tokai.html

4 comments:

  1. As a corporation TEPCO would probably rate a D or at best a C-. I am probably being a little optimistic. If TEPCO only dealt with something local and Japanese that would be just a Japanese problem. Fukushima and probably other Japanese reactors have become a world problem; yet since the world is told that Fukushima is under control there is no action being taken by anyone other than TEPCO which is not a very competent corporation. So a very serious global problem is in the hands of a rather negligent group and receives little or no international attention. This really is puzzling. Russia which really is not a problem receives a lot of attention and is viewed by the West as a great threat. Delusion of world wide scope. Donald Trump might want to bring up Fukushima and see what kind of response he got. How would Hilary respond. She wants to destroy Iran.

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  2. Trump is a republican with facsist tendencies. The Republicans are the new world order on steroids. He is not the sweetheart of the Republicans and Gingrich wants to be his VP. Both trump and Hillary are sell outs. Too bad for america. Trump wants to put women to death for having abortions lower the more n wage below extreme third world standards because e are uncompetitive with bengladesh and China Vietnam. He wants to create a surveillance and police state he says I'll keep out illegals and Muslim but at the end of the day it will be turned against Americans. Stop hawking fascism ya old goof

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    1. Excuse me trump is now the sweetheart of republicans and will grow more so as election approaches

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    2. Both Hillary and trump are pronuclear. Trump just said america should give Japan the atomic bamb as if they don't already have it. Modern politics in the west is a serious mind screw and undemocratic joke

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