so big earthquake in JP
tme at americafree.tv
Fri Mar 11 19:51:41 CST 2011
On Mar 11, 2011, at 6:34 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> On Mar 11, 2011, at 6:11 AM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
>> On Mar 11, 2011, at 8:50 AM, Daniel Belin wrote:
>>> Are we aware of how much the infrastructure has been damaged yet? Are aftershocks still going?
>> Subway & bus lines are still down. Fire at the nuke plant has been put out, no radiation detected, but they still evacuated a couple thousand residents because the backup generator failed & the water pump is not pumping.
> I hear that there is now rising radiation levels outside the plant and US is flying in some dampers
> in hopes to resolve the situation.
Here is what the IAEA has to say about the situation
Japanese officials have also reported that pressure is increasing inside the Unit 1 reactor’s containment, and the officials have decided to vent the containment to lower the pressure. The controlled release will be filtered to retain radiation within the containment.
TEPCO has a lot more detail
More information about the NANOG