Day 566 This week’s news…

There is a very large, strong typhoon headed toward Japan. For folks in the Nagoya/Aichi area (and family and friends around the world who might be worried), if there is anything important to report, I’ll be posting here on Sunday.

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Catching up on this week’s news:

Third steel beam found beside the fuel rack. Tepco “Fuel assemblies may be damaged”

http://fukushima-diary.com/2012/09/third-steel-beam-found-beside-the-fuel-rack-tepco-fuel-assemblies-may-be-damaged/

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Wow… this is neat. Pricey, but portable, delivers great data through a PC (not that I would understand most of it😉 ) and can even test FOOD!!!

The Polimaster 1703MO-1B Gamma Spectroscopic Dosimeter (Review)

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Important read:

Professor Yukio Hayakawa’s Radiation Contour Map of the Fukushima I Nuke Plant Accident, Ver 7: “Contamination Seems to Coincide with Reactor Pressure Drop”, Not with Explosions

http://ex-skf.blogspot.jp/2012/09/professor-yukio-hayakawas-radiation.html

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On Fukushima Beach (Full) *READ INFO

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“Very Unexpected”: Large debris filmed in Fukushima Unit 1 shows something explosive happened inside containment

http://enenews.com/very-unexpected-large-debris-filmed-at-unit-1-shows-something-explosive-happened-inside-containment-video

And see this link for the original story with video:

http://www.simplyinfo.org/?p=7563

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Photo: Wall of Fukushima Unit 3 fuel pool “covered in some sort of corrosion or buildup”

http://enenews.com/photo-wall-of-unit-3-fuel-pool-covered-in-some-sort-of-corrosion-or-buildup

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Watch: Large jump in temperature at Fukushima Reactor No. 1 gauge (VIDEO)

http://enenews.com/japan-tv-large-jump-in-temperature-at-fukushima-reactor-no-1-gauge-video

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NHK: The Ill Effects of Fukushima Daiichi — Mothers, children face danger — Constant worries over radiation (VIDEO)

 http://enenews.com/nhk-the-ill-effects-of-fukushima-daiichi-mothers-and-children-face-danger-they-live-with-constant-worries-over-radiation-video

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Japan TV: Children in area with radiation dose 10 times annual limit (VIDEO)

http://enenews.com/japan-tv-children-playground-radiation-dose-10-millisieverts-year-annual-limit-1-millisievert-video

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Radioactive Japan: Strange Case of 1,660 Bq/kg of Cesium from Ornamental Apple in Abiko City, Chiba

Interesting discussion follows the article. Comment by “Beppe” below the article:

Now, who would be damaged by the rumors? Who would be damaged from eating equivalently contaminated produce?
Beppe

Who, indeed!

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Fukushima-Radioactive Plume circulating around the earth by 40 days

(h/t ENENEWS]

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Japan Newspaper: Unit 3 steel beams were bent inward by explosion, Unit 4′s bent outward — Some hang in No. 3 fuel pool 12 feet deep

http://enenews.com/japan-paper-unit-3-steel-beams-were-bent-inward-by-explosion-unit-4s-are-bent-outward-some-hang-in-no-3-fuel-pool-12-feet-deep

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NYTimes: Eerie fog of silence around Fukushima plant — First surprising thing is there’s no sound in no-go zone -Photographer (PHOTOS)

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/25/fragments-of-fukushima/

(via ENENEWS)

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“I Don’t Know What Would Happen”: Fuel from Fukushima reactors may be powder — If so, work almost impossible

http://enenews.com/dont-happen-future-fuel-fukushima-reactors-be-powder-work-almost-impossible-video

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Japan Engineer: Fukushima Units 1, 2, and 3 can’t be reinforced — “Much easier” to break during quake than Unit 4 — Buildings can’t be reinforced (AUDIO)

http://enenews.com/japan-engineer-fukushima-units-1-2-3-break-easier-unit-4-during-quake-buildings-reinforced-video

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