Links and Reading for March 28th
March 28, 2011 12:00 am
Some of the more interesting and important items for March 28th :
- London protesters clash with police – World news – Europe – msnbc.com – LONDON — Police say protesters have thrown paint bombs and light bulbs filled with ammonia at officers in London’s center during a demonstration against budget cuts.
- Breach possible at troubled Japanese nuclear plant – Yahoo! Finance – “The situation today at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant is still very grave and serious. We must remain vigilant,” a somber Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Friday night. “We are not in a position where we can be optimistic. We must treat every development with the utmost care.”
- Radiation in Water Dumped on Japan’s Damaged Fukushima Plant May Be Rising – Bloomberg – Levels show signs of climbing, Hidehiko Nishiyama, a spokesman at the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, said in Tokyo today. Readings of between 200-300 millisieverts per hour were found in water at the No. 2 reactor, he said, equivalent to the maximum-permitted exposure for workers during the crisis.