[ RadSafe ] Fwd: [New post] Critical situation of the decaying Fukushima nuclear buildings

Lantzelot Mattias.Lantz at physics.uu.se
Sat Dec 21 15:42:34 CST 2013

Sebastian Pflugbeil was cited, his credibility is probably very high as 
he is part of this notable crowd: 
[End of sarkasm]

Mattias Lantz

Mattias Lantz - Researcher
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Uppsala University, Box 516
SE - 751 20, Uppsala, Sweden
email:  mattias.lantz at physics.uu.se

On 12/21/2013 11:35 AM, Roger Helbig wrote:
> Now, someone has testifed before City of Berkeley City Council, the Bay
> Area is hotbed of the anti-nukes.  I have not yet watched this, was trying
> the challenging Google 100 year crossword.
> Roger Helbig
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> Date: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 9:24 PM
> Subject: [New post] Critical situation of the decaying Fukushima nuclear
> buildings
> To: rwhelbig at gmail.com
>     Christina MacPherson posted: "Experts: Fukushima is “increasingly
> critical due to decay of buildings… reactor blocks are sinking… alarming
> cracks in foundation” — “It was built very poorly, Japan cannot deal with
> problem alone… it’s a big problem” (VIDEO)
> http://enenews.com/experts-fu"    Respond
> to this post by replying above this line
>        New post on *nuclear-news*
> <http://nuclear-news.net/author/christinamacpherson/>  Critical situation
> of the decaying Fukushima nuclear
> buildings<http://nuclear-news.net/2013/12/21/critical-situation-of-the-decaying-fukushima-nuclear-buildings/>
> by
> Christina MacPherson <http://nuclear-news.net/author/christinamacpherson/>
> *[image: Fukushima-reactor-6]
> <http://antinuclearinfo.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/fukushima-reactor-6.gif>Experts:
> Fukushima is “increasingly critical due to decay of buildings… reactor
> blocks are sinking… alarming cracks in foundation” — “It was built very
> poorly, Japan cannot deal with problem alone… it’s a big problem”
> (VIDEO) http://enenews.com/experts-fukushima-is-increasingly-critical-due-to-decay-of-buildings-reactor-blocks-are-sinking-alarming-cracks-in-foundation-it-was-built-very-poorly-japan-cannot-deal-with-problem-a
> <http://enenews.com/experts-fukushima-is-increasingly-critical-due-to-decay-of-buildings-reactor-blocks-are-sinking-alarming-cracks-in-foundation-it-was-built-very-poorly-japan-cannot-deal-with-problem-a>*
> City of Berkeley City Council
> Meeting<http://berkeley.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish_id=906dfc02-b95e-1031-8121-35eaf3043912>,
> Dec.
> 17, 2013 (at 2:25:00 in): Good evening, as many of you know I spent 13
> years in the nuclear engineering department at Cal.  So I’m very familiar
> with the construction […] The reactor was designed poorly and also the way
> it was built was very poor and Japan cannot deal with the problem alone.
> […] The biggest part of the story is Japan by itself is not capable to fix
> the problem. We need to get the United Nations, the United States, all the
> countries — It is a big problem. [...]
> Article in the German economics paper ‘Deutsche Wirtschafts
> Nachrichten’<http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de/2013/10/09/fukushima-die-wahrscheinlichkeit-dass-die-rettung-gelingt-geht-gegen-null/?fb_action_ids=725009680848860&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B%22725009680848860%22%3A459128080870031%7D&action_type_map=%7B%22725009680848860%22%3A%22og.likes%22%7D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D>
> on
> Oct. 9, 2013translated by
> pixigirl<http://forum.maplewoodonline.com/discussion/comment/2390392>:Fukushima
> – German physicist: “The probability that the rescue succeeds goes to zero”
> [...] The German physicist Sebastian
> Pfugbeil<http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Sebastian-Pflugbeil/283672980>[President
> of the German Society for Radiological Protection] is extremely pessimistic
> that an elementary Fukushima disaster can be averted. The consequences
> would be felt over the entire northern hemisphere. [...] Pflugbeil explains
> the situation in Fukushima: “The situation is becoming increasingly
> critical due to the decay of the buildings. The fuel rods have not been
> brought to safety. The reactor blocks are sinking. The ground on which the
> reactor sits can no longer bear any weight…It is floating. There has been
> such dramatic shifts that there are 1 meter height differences between one
> corner to the other which have caused massive cracks in the building
> structure resulting in alarming cracks in the building foundation and
> soundness.” [...] It requires only a small earthquake or a storm surge or
> simply the failure of building structures to set this disaster in motion.”
> [...]  *Watch speaker at the meeting here (starts at 2:25:00
> in)*<http://berkeley.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish_id=906dfc02-b95e-1031-8121-35eaf3043912>
>    *Christina MacPherson
> <http://nuclear-news.net/author/christinamacpherson/>* | December 21, 2013
> at 5:23 am | Categories: Fukushima
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