so big earthquake in JP

Marshall Eubanks tme at americafree.tv
Fri Mar 11 19:51:41 CST 2011


On Mar 11, 2011, at 6:34 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:

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> On Mar 11, 2011, at 6:11 AM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
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>> On Mar 11, 2011, at 8:50 AM, Daniel Belin wrote:
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>>> Are we aware of how much the infrastructure has been damaged yet? Are aftershocks still going?
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>> 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.
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> 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

http://www.iaea.org/press/?p=1133

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

http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp-com/release/11031203-e.html

http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp-com/release/11031209-e.html

Regards
Marshall




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