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Anti-nuclear groups remember melting incident 50 years ago

Anti-nuclear groups do not want the community to forget what happened 50 years ago. On Oct. 5, 1966, a fueling melting incident took place at Edison’s Fermi 1’s fast-breed reactor. The accident was not known to have released excessive radiation and there were no reports that anyone was injured, according to the Monroe News archives. Yet, the incident was a …

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Fukushima’s “Caldrons of Hell”: More than 300 Tons of Highly Radioactive Water Generated Daily

Asahi Shimbun, May 1, 2015 (emphasis added): Yauemon Sato, the ninth-generation chief of a sake brewery operating here since 1790 [and president of electric power company Aizu Denryoku] likens the crippled reactors at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant to “caldrons of hell.” In a recent interview with The Asahi Shimbun, Sato said the nuclear disaster “continues to recur every day”… Excerpts …