Jun 19, 2011

How will having dosimeters help?

The June 15 Kyodo article “34,000 children in Fukushima to get dosimeters” is absurd. What facilities does the prefecture have available to read these 34,000 dosimeters? None. What plans does the prefecture have in place to respond to high readings from the children’s high ...

Apr 14, 2011

Almost as bad as Chernobyl

The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency and the Nuclear Safety Commission on Tuesday provisionally raised the severity level of the crisis at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant from level 5 to the maximum 7 on the International Nuclear ...