Folks, this is some scary stuff. Nuclear energy is apparently not the way to go. If you watch the report, Russia is still having issues with Chernobyl and that happened way back in 1986. Almost 30 years ago as of this writing. Now it looks like The Nuclear power plant Fukushima disaster in China is going to be far worse than Russia’s one.
Out of six reactors three are approaching “China Syndrome”
- On July 9, 2013, TEPCO officials reported that Radioactive Caesium was 90 times higher than it was 3 days ago, (July 6), and that it may spread into the Pacific Ocean. TEPCO reported that the caesium-134 levels in the well water were at 9,000 becquerels per Litre, 150 times the legal level. While Caesium-137 measured 18,000 becquerels, 200 times the permitted level.
- On August 7, 2013, Japanese officials said highly radioactive water was leaking from Fukushima Daiichi into the Pacific Ocean at a rate of 300 tons (about 272 metric tons) per day. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered government officials to step in.