Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Reactor Accident

Fukushima Dai-ichi reactor schematic drawing

In-studio guests Jeff King, Director of the Nuclear Science and Engineering Program at the Colorado School of Mines, and Len Ackland, Co-Director of the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, discuss the recent nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan.  We look at the accident itself and how it might impact the future of nuclear power in the United States.

Producer: Tom McKinnon
Co-hosts
: Tom McKinnon and Tom Yulsman
Engineer
: Ted Burnham

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  1. That show was a complete FAIL!

    Thanks for swallowing the TEPCO Kool Aid whole along with Japanese government poison.

    Nobody knows how many cores melted at this facility because TEPCO still isn’t talking. In the four reactors there are three reactor vessels with missing cores, four spent fuel pools with unknown cores plus four additional pools within these reactors that contained unknown cores!

    All of this material — almost 500 tons or more — is set to vent into the atmosphere in an unrestrained manner because TEPCO is afraid of losing money and the Japanese government is absolutely owned by big business including the reactor/power/weapons industries.

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