Harvey Wasserman: Emergency at Onagawa nuclear plant, radiation 700 times over normal


The Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant - a plant that...

The Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant – a plant that cools by direct use of ocean water, not requiring a cooling tower. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

on Mar 13, 2011

Japan has declared an emergency alert at another nuclear power plant in the north-east of the country. Radiation levels of about 700 times higher than normal have reportedly been detected at the facility in Onagawa. Authorities are currently investigating their source. For more opinion on the threat of a nuclear crisis in Japan, RT talks to Harvey Wasserman, who’s written on the subject of a sustainable green-powered Earth.


Japan Reactor: Video of new explosion at Fukushima nuclear plant

on Mar 13, 2011

The situation at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan worsens as a second explosion is reported, intensifying fears of the possibility of nuclear meltdown triggered by last week’s huge earthquake. At least seven are missing with several others hurt after the blast – which is not however believed to have pierced the structure containing the reactor’s core.


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