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Fukushima explosions from stolen US nuclear weapons??? not likely.

Fukushima Daiichi was a storage location for US nuclear weapons that Israel stole from Texas with Dick Cheney’s agreement.  So says a story attibuted to Former editor of Tokyo Weekly Times (original  URL here).   This seem very very very … Continue reading

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“Large crane above Fukushima reactor goes down during storm conditions” – well, no it didn’t

the crane was back in place the next day, and reports indicated that the large equipment was secured before the typhoon hit…. so this headline was perhaps not correct… from http://enenews.com/just-in-large-crane-above-fukushima-reactor-collapses-during-storm-conditions-unit-no-3-video Sept 21 2011 Large crane above Fukushima reactor goes … Continue reading

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Cracks in ground release lethal steam – over 10 Sv/hr. China syndrome happening. Very unlikely story?

RT carried an interview where it is claimed that “The readings we are seeing now suggest  that it is off scale for the instrumentation that is used by the workers, which is 10 Sieverts per hour” (min 2:57).     … Continue reading

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Reactor 4 building leaning and close to collapse

Probably an urban myth:      find references to this.  it was widely reported on the web, because some webcam shots looked that way at a cursory glance, and because the building was known to have worrying structural problems under … Continue reading

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Fire in spent fuel pool #4 – urban myth

Probably an urban myth find references to this … it was widely reported on the net.  In fact, it appears that the fuel pool in #4 was quite orderly, and not nearly as radioactive as #3, which was probably more … Continue reading

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Reactor on fire – was nightime fog – urban myth?

Find reference… the webcam showed fog rolling in, many on the web thought there had been another explosion or fire.

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Highly radioactive substances detected in Tokyo — Higher than what was found near Fukushima plant ???? doubtful

that was the headline from ENENEWS on April 15 .  I suppose it all depends on what you mean by “near”.  Highly Radioactive Substances Detected in Tokyo, Arirang (Korea’s Global TV), May 15, 2011: […] highly radioactive substances were detected … Continue reading

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