Daily Archives: March 11, 2014

Stunning Time-Lapse Video Shows Rare Views of Yosemite

Stunning indeed! –love the sound as well as the sights! –perfect for my appetite! –thanks for this fabulous meal!

Fukushima operator may have to dump contaminated water into Pacific

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Fukushima operator may have to dump contaminated water into Pacific

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Nuclear regulators misled the media after Fukushima, emails show

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Published time: March 10, 2014 20:11
An employee (C) of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) measures using a dosimeter at the central operating control room of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at TEPCO's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant at Fukushima prefecture March 10, 2014 (Reuters/Koji Sasahara)

An employee (C) of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) measures using a dosimeter at the central operating control room of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at TEPCO’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant at Fukushima prefecture March 10, 2014 (Reuters/Koji Sasahara)

Emails obtained by journalists at NBC News reveal that officials at the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission — the government agency that oversees reactor safety and security — purposely misled the media after the Fukushima, Japan disaster in 2011.

On Monday this week — one day shy of the third anniversary of the Fukushima meltdown — NBC published emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act that for the first time exposes on a major scale the efforts that NRC officials undertook in order to diminish the severity of the event in the hours and days after it began to unfold.

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