Tepco Data Reveals Nuclear Meltdown In Reactor 4 Spent Fuel Pool

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The latest TEPCO handout reveals the release of radioactive iodine 131, and hence a nuclear meltdown, at the Fukushima nuclear reactor 4 spent fuel pool.
TEPCO just slipped this little tidbit of data into their latest handout.

That chart shows a highl level of radioactive iodine 131 was released from the reactor 4 spent fuel pool, which means there was a nuclear meltdown in the pool.

Last year TEPCO downplayed the detection of cesium in the fuel pool by claiming the cesium detected in reactor 4 was only 1/100th of the mount detected in reactor 1, 2 and 3, thus concluding the detected cesium was likely ‘blown’ into reactor 4 from the other reactors.

However, TEPCO hid the fact they detected a massive release of iodine radiation – which is a clear sign of a nuclear meltdown – in reactor 4 spent fuel pools.

Iodine 131 was measured from SFP4

Last year, 4/12/2011, 2.2E+8 Bq/m3 of Iodine 131 was measured from the water of SFP4 to suggest the spent fuel had recriticality after 311.

Cesium 134/137 were also measured, but Tepco states it’s about 1/100 of the amount in reactor1~3, they are likely to be blown from them.

However, Tepco did not show the comparison of the amount of Iodine 131 measured in SFP4 and reactor1~3.

Source:The Fukushima Diary

For those who are not familiar with the significance of this or the dangers of Reactor 4, the following article is a must read.

UN Ambassador: “No Exaggeration – Fate Of The World Depends On Fukushima Reactor 4”
Ambassador Murata writes to UN Secretary General: ‘It is no exaggeration to say that the fate of Japan and the whole world depends on No. 4 reactor’

Japanese Ambassador Murata is joining in the growing chorus which include US Senators who are warning the he problem at Fukushima nuclear reactor 4 is the single greatest short-term threat to humanity and has the potential to destroy our world and civilization as we know it.

The Ambassador puts it very bluntly saying the warnings about reactor 4′s threat to end human civilization are no exaggeration.

He is joining forces with human rights groups from around the globe in calling for the UN to step in and end the crisis in Fukushima that TEPCO is planning on taking decades to resolve after repeated warnings that even a minor earthquake could cause the spent fuel pool to collapse which would result in a radiation release so massive it could end life on earth.

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