| Fukushima "Like the Worst Nightmare Becoming Reality" – As much as 1,000 Atomic Bombs Worth of Radioactive Material
Full Head Line: "Nuclear Expert: Fukushima "like the worst nightmare becoming reality" — Released as much as 1,000 atomic bombs worth of radioactive material — "Everyone on Earth has been exposed… an increase in cancer will be the result" Published: March 2016 By ENENews Interview with nuclear engineer Hiroaki Koide (translation by Prof. Robert Stolz, transcription by Akiko Anson), published Mar 8, 2016 As for the scale of the [Fukushima] accident… we simply don't know… all the measuring equipment was destroyed at the time of the accident… The Japanese government has reported estimates [of] 1.5×10^16 Becquerels of Cs-137, which would make it a release of 168 times more radioactive material than the Hiroshima bombing. And this is only material released into the atmosphere…But I myself think the government's numbers are an underestimate. Various experts and institutes from around the world have offered several of their own estimates… some two or three times higher than the government's