Skip to content Skip to footer

Rachel Maddow | “No Good Options”: Radioactive Leaks From Japan’s Damaged Nuclear Plant Threaten the Pacific Ocean

Edwin Lyman, of the Union of Concerned Scientists, talks with Rachel Maddow about the alarming new radiation readings coming from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan and the despairingly few options for how to contain the vast quantities of radioactive wastewater accumulating at the site, threatening the Pacific Ocean.

Edwin Lyman, of the Union of Concerned Scientists, talks with Rachel Maddow about the alarming new radiation readings coming from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan and the despairingly few options for how to contain the vast quantities of radioactive wastewater accumulating at the site, threatening the Pacific Ocean.

Tired of reading the same old news from the same old sources?

So are we! That’s why we’re on a mission to shake things up and bring you the stories and perspectives that often go untold in mainstream media. But being a radically, unapologetically independent news site isn’t easy (or cheap), and we rely on reader support to keep the lights on.

If you like what you’re reading, please consider making a tax-deductible donation today. We’re not asking for a handout, we’re asking for an investment: Invest in a nonprofit news site that’s not afraid to ruffle a few feathers, not afraid to stand up for what’s right, and not afraid to tell it like it is.