Finally. Japanese officials have admitted that one of the reactors at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant was indeed struck by a nuclear meltdown.
The top five feet of the 13ft-long fuel rods in the core had been exposed and have melted down.
Significant amounts of radioactive material have been released into the sea. Samples of seaweed, a part of the Japanese diet, have been found with excessive radiation.
See the full report in the Telegraph.
In contrast, many of the corporate media are still avoiding the ‘M’ (meltdown) word, probably to avoid worsening public opinion against nuclear energy.
After all, the nuclear energy industry is big business.