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Fukushima Raised To Level 6 On INES Scale: Now Officially More `Serious` Than 3 Mile Island
Date 25/03/2011 14:00  Author webmaster  Hits 1086  Language Global
25 MAR 2011

By Tyler Durden | Zero Hedge

According to Asahi Shimbun which is quoting the Japan NRC, the Fukushima event has just surpassed Three Mile Island in terms of seriousness, and has been upgraded from Level 5 "Accident with Wider Consequences" to Level 6 "Serious Accident."

Only Chernobyl is a Level 7 event. We believe Fukushima should get there within 2 weeks as ever more of the current devastation becomes public. Of course, all of this is a paper-pushing formality. What isn't, are people who may be developing serious diseases as the government continues to misrepresent the severity of the situation.

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