Japanese Nuclear Plant May Have Suffered "Melt Through"

"Yes, most of the nuclear waste went into the ocean.
No, no. Not all Japanese movie monsters came from the sea. Most, not all."
Image from source, Guardian UK
Isn't that what you call a China Syndrome? Except in Japan, you'd probably have to call it something else. Anyway, wasn't this supposed to be a little more. . .I don't know. . .dramatic? Jack Lemmon and Jane Fonda were so animated about it in the movie. And this is more like, "Yeah, oopsie, we had a couple of melt downs. Maybe melt-throughs. So sorry. No, no, we don't know what we're going to do about it." And hey! That wonderful conservative Governor Chris Christie wants a nuclear plant for New Jersey! What the hell, he already looks like Godzilla.

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Fukushima nuclear plant may have suffered 'melt-through', Japan admits

Molten nuclear fuel in three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant is likely to have burned through pressure vessels, not just the cores, Japan has said in a report in which it also acknowledges it was unprepared for an accident of the severity of Fukushima. . .

Read more at: Guardian UK