It can get worse: Fuel at Fukushima 2 may have melted through containment

Fukushima nuclear plant

Terrifying report from UK newspaper The Guardian:

The radioactive core in a reactor at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant appears to have melted through the bottom of its containment vessel and on to a concrete floor, experts say, raising fears of a major release of radiation at the site.

The title to The Guardian article: Japan may have lost race to save nuclear reactor.

Here’s the link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/29/japan-lost-race-save-nuclear-reactor

Depressing beyond words….

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About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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