Japan Times dated 3 February 2017 reported the following finding that decisively denies the “under control”assertion.
“The radiation level in the containment vessel of the reactor 2(unit 2 )at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 power plant has reached a maximum of 530 sieverts per hour, the highest since the triple core meltdown in March 2011, Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc. said.
There is a similar article in the Mainichi News Paper.(mainichi.jp/english/japan/)
A learned and influential American friend,aHarvard graduate, has sent me the following message.
“Dear Mitsuhei, may the good Lord, whatever the name or creed, preserve
us!Terrible news lndeed and most alarming that your last e-m said the Prime
Minister said all was under control🙈🙊🙉
It is also a big problem that in the year of the Rooster there is one in the
Where on earth is our world going?”
In my last message sent to you, I refered to the following warning of Professor ShuzoTakemoto as regards the reactor2.
“In view of its possible weakening due to irradiation, the pressure vessel of the unit 2 will be destroyed,if it should meet
with a big earth tremor, and scatter the remaining nuclear fuel and its debris, making the Tokyo metropolitan area uninhabitable.
The Tokyo Olympic 2020 will then be utterly out of the question.”
Please allow me to count on your understanding and support.
With warmest regards,
Former Ambassador to Switzerland