The Blog Idaho Samizdat: Nuke Notes reports the following today:
The New York Times reports today that a March 26 threat assessment by the Reactor Safety Team of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) warns that the crippled nuclear plant faces fresh threats that could persist indefinitely.
The newspaper reports that in some cases risks are expected to increase as a result of the very measures being taken to keep the plant stable, according to a confidential assessment prepared by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
This blog has obtained the NRC assessment from a source outside the government Click here for a copy in PDF format.
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Note that because of the way the document was scanned it appears to be upside down. Just print out the 15 page report to read it right side up.
I am mirroring the document here. (I will display upside down on your screen but just print it out to read)
Additional fact based reporting can found at the Stanford Seminar of March 21, 2011:
- Nitrogen Injection Planned at Reactor (online.wsj.com)
- Japan Nuclear Plant Is Far From Stable: U.S. Report – ABC News (news.google.com)