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to me it's important, despite many focused elsewhere, but i watched Fukushima Lies again. They specifically say there was an earlier TEPCO meltdown, completely hidden. For whatever reason, there is no further evidence.

The question is why did they report it, and then left it hanging.

If it occurred, how do we not know? What did they see to make them report it in the final edit?

The show made clear that those responsible falsified a decade of construction and maintenance reports. Why they didn't provide such detail on such a strong charge, eye can't speculate.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anaļs Nin

by Crazy Horse on Sun Nov 24th, 2013 at 06:38:14 PM EST
tbh, this level of obfuscation and evasion is rather typical of the nuclear industry as a whole.

Nuclear technology is in the realms of State actors and militaries, so we are immediately in the area of political ego, state secrecy etc. And that's before we start on the Corporate will to keep everything secret to protect company trading advantage, protect shareholder value. The consumer/victim really is insignificant in these calculations.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Nov 25th, 2013 at 04:01:19 AM EST
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by Katrin on Mon Nov 25th, 2013 at 10:12:14 AM EST
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Danke, Katrin.

While watching this, discovered a 47 min reenactment of the control room in Block 1. Complete with 3D graphic depiction of how the Iso Condenser was not manually turned on, which would have only delayed the core melt by 7 hours. nThey also used footage from a similar reactor in Connecticut.

Puts the dangerously ridiculous Energiewende negotiations in quite a new perspective, especially when added to the fact of Germany now importing MTR coal, and coal from Columbia's gigantic destruction of the forests.

I am deeply sobered.
This should be seen. However, this version is auf Deutsch. There must be others, as it appears to have been on ARTE.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anaļs Nin

by Crazy Horse on Mon Nov 25th, 2013 at 03:41:52 PM EST
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