Day 578 My kingdom for a battery (aka “We’ll put it on the shopping list tomorrow”)

Incredible as it may seem, the rumors about TEPCO not being able to locate car batteries upon entering the disaster that has become “Fukushima Dai-Ichi” appears to be true.

Translation of the following video at the link *** below

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Japanese Net Citizens’ (Anecdotal) Response to TEPCO with No Money to Buy Batteries and No Permit to Transport Batteries: “TEPCO Should Have Used Credit, and We Need New Emergency Laws and Regulations”

http://ex-skf.blogspot.jp/2012/10/japanese-net-citizens-anecdotal.html

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***Tokyo Electric Couldn’t Get Battery during Fukushima Meltdown, Made Trip to Hardware Store the Next Day

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2012/10/08/tokyo-electric-couldnt-get-battery-during-fukushima-meltdown-made-trip-to-hardware-store-the-next-day/

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Fukushima gov’t hastily compiled minutes of experts’ meetings over health survey

http://mainichi.jp/english/english/newsselect/news/20121009p2a00m0na017000c.html

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Ministry of foreign affairs to invite 10,000 youth from 41 countries to do tasks including removal of debris

http://fukushima-diary.com/2012/10/ministry-of-foreign-affairs-to-invite-10000-youth-from-41-countries-to-do-tasks-including-removal-of-debris/

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Disposable Fukushima workers, “One person can only work for 30mins a day, 20 days a month, one month a life”

http://fukushima-diary.com/2012/10/disposable-fukushima-workers-one-person-can-only-work-for-30mins-a-day-20-days-a-month-one-month-a-life/

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Let Inoue’s antinuclear Jizo, forged in Hiroshima, guide Japan’s future

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/fl20121009hn.html

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From Facebook page:

Ray MasalasDiaNuke.org – DIALOGUES and RESOURCES on Nuclear, Nature and Society

Oct 7th looking North across the 5th floor of reactor 4. The holes in the foreground are where the floor blew up for no official reason, and the taller wreckage in the distance is the east wall of reactor #3.

 

 

 

 

 

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And these, from ENENEWS:

Tepco workers “unable to find water level” in Reactor No. 1 containment vessel — “Some damage was found” (PHOTO)

http://enenews.com/tepco-unable-to-find-the-water-in-reactor-no-1-containment-vessel-some-damage-was-found-photo

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60km from Fukushima Plant: Kids walk to school each day on road contaminated with radioactivity of 70,000 Bq/m2

http://enenews.com/watch-fukushima-kids-walk-to-school-day-after-day-on-radioactive-street-with-70000-bqm2-video

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Fukushima Worker: Some people not being given food, have no place to go — “We can work only momentarily… It can’t progress… we always need new workers” (AUDIO)

http://enenews.com/fukushima-worker-some-people-not-being-given-food-have-no-place-to-go-we-can-work-only-momentarily-it-cant-progress-we-always-need-new-workers-audio

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Video: Radioactivity of 14,600 Bq/m2 in rice paddy soil far from Fukushima plant — Crop to be sold in Japan this year

 http://enenews.com/watch-14600-bqm2-in-rice-paddy-soil-60-kilometers-from-fukushima-plant-crop-will-be-distributed-in-japan-this-year-video

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