Japan's former premier Naoto Kan feared Tokyo would be rendered uninhabitable by the Fukushima nuclear crisis, he said in an interview published on Tuesday in which he recalled the 'spine-chilling' thought.
He added it would have been 'impossible' to evacuate all of the 30 million people in the event of a mass exclusion zone encompassing Tokyo
Are these the thoughts of an irrational man?
Or are these thoughts borne out of an access to information and knowledge that the general public is not allowed to know?
One has to wonder?
And the multiple problems with Fukushima rage on.
Of course you would never know it, judging by the mainstream media.
Just like nothing is going on...
So here are a couple of the latest news stories
Tepco to build wall off Fukushima Daiichi Plant
The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant plans to build an iron wall on the ocean side of the plant to prevent radioactive water from leaking into the sea. Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) said more than 110,000 tons of highly radioactive water remains in the basements of reactor buildings at the plant.The utility will use thousands of iron pipes to create an 800-meter-long wall surrounding the water intakes of 4 reactor facilities, NHK Japan's website reported.
Don't know if or how well this will work out?
Additionally there is a problem with tons of radioactive waste just piling up!
Growing piles of contaminated sewage, located hundreds of kilometers from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown, are loaded with high levels of radiactive cesium, and the government has yet to come up with a policy for the country's latest crisis. Tons of alarmingly high levels of radioactive cesium are being reported at a sewage treatment facility in Saitama, located more than 150 miles southwest of Fukushima, site of the triple nuclear meltdown last March after a devastating earthquake and tsunami.
Japan currently has more than a dozen sewage treatment plants currently faced with the same predicament and the government has yet to institute a policy in dealing with the quickly growing problem.
A Japanese delegation has headed to Chernobyl
|A Japanese delegation will visit the ill-fated Chernobyl nuclear plant to study its experience in clean-up operations, speaker of Japan's House of Representatives Takahiro Yokomichi said here.|
Interesting article from a few days ago... Why Fukushima is worse then Chernobyl
The Japanese delegation wants to have first-hand information about the situation at the Chernobyl plant and to learn whatever lessons possible to prevent any such accidents, and to make use of Ukraine's experience in the clean-up operations after the accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant, Yokomichi said yesterday.
"Japan has been slow to admit the scale of the meltdown. But now the truth is coming out."
While it is true that Japan has been very, very slow to admit the scale of meltdown, it is highly unlikely the "truth" is now forthcoming.
The fact of the matter is the radiation from Fukushima, that virtually covers the planet, is to dam hard to hide!
Jet stream air currents flowing across the Pacific Ocean from Japan resulted in the U.S. receiving a steady flow of radiation.
U.S. labs detected radiation from Fukushima in our air, precipitation, milk, drinking water, fruits, and vegetables. Airborne radioactive particles were detected in U.S. soil. Broad-leaf vegetables including spinach and kale are accumulating radiation from rain and dust. In California, spinach, arugula, wild-harvested mushrooms, and strawberries tested positive for cesium 134 and 137. Comprehensive testing of imports is imperative. Even tea and cows in Japan are highly radioactive.
When radiation is in milk, the entire food supply is at risk. One month after Japan's nuclear disaster started, radiation showed up in California milk. Milk sold in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, Arizona, Arkansas, Vermont and Washington also tested positive for radiation. In Hawaii, it was detected 2,033 percent above drinking water safety limits.