If you have not read the articles in the resources section below..then please know this is update to the Japan crisis of nuclear reactors steaming, releasing radiation and related topics of earthquakes and crisis management.
UPDATES; MARCH 25 (am) - Japan government is acknowledging that the nuclear reactor with plutonium is leaking. Yesterday the radiation burns suffered by workers turned out to be more serious news than was released yesterday. The injured workers actually stepped into pools of water and received immediate radiation burns. The reactor is leaking as there are higher levels in the atmostphere than previously recorded.
There are indications that the core is fractured.
Germany yesterday announced it is fast tracking its halt to nuclear energy.
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March 23, 2011 (PM)
Tonight, there is not much to update: Black smoke still billows, and white smoke (steam) rises from the other reactors. Drinking water in Tokyo is still unsafe and there is no end in sight. It will be a day by day battle. One expert believes that Black Smoke indicates an oil or electrical problem. So far, Libya, Yemen, the bombing of Israel and Elizabeth Taylor are ruling the news! Gwen Stefani has donated 1 million dollars to relief efforts.
Pcitures are now availabler of the inside of the Nuclear plant. via google news
Photograph from Japan Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency via AP Their faces obscured by breathing masks, workers pore over data in the control room for .