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“Life on Earth” rests on Reactor #4 at Fukushima

Diplomat Akio Matsumura is warning that the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan may ultimately turn into an event capable of extinguishing all life on Earth. Matsumura posted a startling entry on his blog following a statement made by Japan’s former ambassador to Switzerland, Mitsuhei Murata, on the situation at Fukushima.

Speaking at a public hearing of the Budgetary Committee of the House of Councilors on March 22, 2012, Murata warned that “if the crippled building of reactor unit 4 – with 1,535 fuel rods in the spent fuel pool 100 feet (30 meters) above the ground – collapses, not only will it cause a shutdown of all six reactors but will also affect the common spent fuel pool containing 6,375 fuel rods, located some 50 meters from reactor 4,” writes Matsumura.

In both cases the radioactive rods are not protected by a containment vessel; dangerously, they are open to the air. This would certainly cause a global catastrophe like we have never before experienced. He stressed that the responsibility of Japan to the rest of the world is immeasurable. Such a catastrophe would affect us all for centuries. Ambassador Murata informed us that the total numbers of the spent fuel rods at the Fukushima Daiichi site excluding the rods in the pressure vessel is 11,421.

Mr Matsumura states that what is desperately needed is “Independent investigation” to get involved immediately to address the situation.

Matsumura admits this is an astounding number and one difficult to comprehend. He wrote that 85 times more Cesium-137 than released at Chernobyl “would destroy the world environment and our civilization. This is not rocket science, nor does it connect to the pugilistic debate over nuclear power plants. This is an issue of human survival.”


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4 Responses to "“Life on Earth” rests on Reactor #4 at Fukushima"

  1. Julie Truthlover says:

    Thanks for creating things that create disasters for all mankind and I'm not blaming him I'm blaming those that created this crap in the first place…. you shouldn't create things that hurt life…PERIOD.

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  2. Julie Truthlover says:

    There are 11 reactors there the largest in the world…it's already an issue at 3…much less 3 or 11 this scenario should of been thought of if this could happen the results to mankind are NOT WORTH it people would rather light candles then to pay so much in energy OR have life ruined for convenience.

  3. Some Girl says:

    I would rather live by candle light that have chemicals that ruin human kind, life, water etc…

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