Source: The Asahi Shimbun
quote: If a Wind Generator breaks, you aren't at risk unless you are standing right underneath it at the time.If a Nuclear Reactor breaks, you aren't at risk unless you are inside a 100 mile or so radius.See the issue? Nuclear must be held to a much higher safety standard, because the fallout (no pun indented) of a problem is so much greater.
quote: abnormal levels of dangerously radioactive Caesium-137
quote: 1501 atoms of radioactive sulfur in sulfate particles per cubic meter of air. They mentioned that this was the highest they had seen in two years of observations and recordings.
quote: Fifteen thousand atoms aren't going to give anybody cancer. Also, why haven't they moved the spent fuel off-site to secure storage yet? It seems to me that they cannot keep them cool at their present location, and are just making a heavy water leaking mess. They should get them into dry storage casks at least.