Monday, September 24, 2012


We've largely forgotten about Fukushima Daini, but when I read this headline at Enenews I thought about the ramifications for the Daini plant:

Cameraman: Radiation 1200x normal at main building of Fukushima plant — Everything hazardously contaminated — Only shoe covers can touch anything outside (PHOTOS)

Source Title Source: Freytag Film by Daniel Freytag  Aug 8th 2012: Cameraman Toby Marshall talks about Japan’s quake and his visit at the nuclear plant in Fukushima


As of early July 2012, Daini had radiation levels 16 to 33X what they were pre-3/1, they were lower inside the plant than outside.

This article in The Wall Street Journal expressed concern about how Fukushima Daiichi's radiation levels were causing Daini's to rise:

July 4, 2012, Fukushima Watch: At Fukushima Daini, It’s Safer Inside Than Outside By Mitsuru Obe. Wall Street Journal

[excerpted "At the Fukushima Daini nuclear power plant, it may be safer inside the reactor buildings than it is outside them. JRT, which went on a media tour of Daini on Wednesday, found that background radiation levels in the plant compound were around 0.5 to 1.0 microsieverts per hour — some 16 to 33 times higher than prior to the March 2011 accident...

Majia here: As Fukshima gets hotter, Daini gets more radioactive.... Will that plant be abandoned?

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