Archive | 12 janvier 2012

Assembly Holds Hearing on Possible Closure of Indian Point Nuclear Plant (The Politicker)

… at the plant that caused one of its reactors to be shut down Tuesday morning. Japan’s recent Fukushima Daichi nuclear disaster also weighed heavily on the proceedings. Many of the activists present brought signs and buttons referencing the Fukushim…

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The Louvre Has Been Told To Not Send Paintings To Fukushima Because They Might Come Back Radioactive (The Business Insider)

The Louvre has been warned that sending artwork to Fukushima in a display of ongoing solidarity after 2011′s nuclear disaster may be a bad idea. The Telegraph reports that art enthusiasts, together with nuclear experts, are fearing that plans to send 2…

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After Fukushima, US Nuclear Industry To Unveil New Safety Plan (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

After Fukushima, US Nuclear Industry To Unveil New Safety PlanSource : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Accident at Second Japanese Nuclear Complex (zero hedge)

You’ve heard about the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex. But there was another Japanese nuclear accident last year. As I explained in March of last year: The 6 problem reactors which have gotten all of the press are located within th…

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Quake victims to lose unemployment aid – The Daily Yomiuri

Quake victims to lose unemployment aidThe Daily YomiuriMore than 4000 people in the disaster-hit areas of Fukushima, Iwate and Miyagi prefectures will lose their unemployment benefits by the end of February, according to labor ministry estimates. The p…

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Louvre ‘courting disaster’ over plans to send works to Fukushima – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukLouvre 'courting disaster' over plans to send works to FukushimaTelegraph.co.ukThe Louvre museum has been accused of "courting disaster" over plans to send works to Fukushima in a gesture of solidarity as experts claim …

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Louvre ‘courting disaster’ over plans to send works to Fukushima (The Telegraph)

The Louvre museum has been accused of « courting disaster » over plans to send works to Fukushima in a gesture of solidarity as experts claim they could return « radioactive ».Source : The TelegraphExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Getting Ready to React to Fukushima – New York Times (blog)

ForbesGetting Ready to React to FukushimaNew York Times (blog)By MATTHEW L. WALD Reacting to Japan's Fukushima disaster, the nuclear industry is preparing to present regulators with a streamlined package of voluntary safety improvements that it say…

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Garbage In, Anti-Nuclear Propaganda Out: The 14,000 Death Fukushima Lie (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Garbage In, Anti-Nuclear Propaganda Out: The 14,000 Death Fukushima LieSource : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Get tough on nuclear safety (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Get tough on nuclear safety 11 January 2012 A refreshingly frank and forward-looking report on the safety of French nuclear power plants in the wake of Fukushima should spur other countries to take a hard look at regulation of their own reactors.Source…

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NRC Staff to Lay Out Next Steps on Plant Safety, Official Says – BusinessWeek

ABC Action NewsNRC Staff to Lay Out Next Steps on Plant Safety, Official SaysBusinessWeek12 (Bloomberg) — US Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will outline next steps for power-plant safety during a meeting tomorrow with industry representatives to …

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Getting Ready to React to Fukushima By MATTHEW L. WALD (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Getting Ready to React to Fukushima By MATTHEW L. WALDSource : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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OVNI géant qui survole la centrale nucléaire de Fukushima

OVNI géant qui survole la centrale nucléaire de Fukushima

cette vidéo a été filmé par une équipe télévisé allemande, leur du tsunami du 13/03/2011 au japon on peut aussi y voir un…

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NRC Staff to Lay Out Next Steps on Plant Safety, Official Says – Bloomberg

NRC Staff to Lay Out Next Steps on Plant Safety, Official SaysBloombergUS Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will outline next steps for power-plant safety during a meeting tomorrow with industry representatives to consider post- Fukushima recommendat…

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Japan to Test Mother’s Milk for Radiation (IsraPort.org)

Source: Arutz Sheva News Japan may add testing for radiation in mother’s milk to the health checks in Fukushima Prefecture. Continue toSource : IsraPort.orgExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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The Global Note: Marines & The Taliban Bodies…Putin’s “Manifesto”…Fukushima … – ABC News (blog)

The Global Note: Marines & The Taliban Bodies…Putin's “Manifesto”…Fukushima …ABC News (blog)The Marine Corps is investigating that video that appears to show four Marines joking while urinating on the bodies of three Taliban men. Dres…

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The Global Note: Marines & The Taliban Bodies…Putin’s "Manifesto"…Fukushima Moms…Haiti, 2 Years On (ABC News)

MARINES DESECRATING TALIBAN DEAD? The Marine Corps is investigating that video that appears to show four Marines joking while urinating on the bodies of three Taliban men. Dressed in full combat gear and holding rifles at their sides, the four Marines …

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Green Blog: Getting Ready to React to Fukushima (New York Times)

Rather than await studies, the nuclear industry suggests installing twin sets of emergency equipment at nuclear plants and forming regional support centers where additional equipment would be available to serve multiple plants.Source : New York TimesEx…

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James Bond villains harm nuclear power’s public image, says scientist (The Observer)

… of the hazards of nuclear power along with accidents such as Three Mile Island , Chernobyl and Fukushima , according to David Phillips, president of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He feared the portrait of the evil megalomaniac and his nuclear rea…

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Fukushima to test milk from 10000 mothers – The Japan Times

The Tokyo TimesFukushima to test milk from 10000 mothersThe Japan TimesFUKUSHIMA — The breast milk of about 10000 mothers residing in Fukushima Prefecture, home to the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, will be tested for radioactive conta…

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M5.8 quake jolts Fukushima, Japan (People Daily)

TOKYO, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) — A magnitude-5.8 earthquake jolted Japan’s Fukushima at around 12:20 p.m. local time (0320 GMT) Thursday, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The epicenter was initially determined at 36.9 degrees north latitude, 141.3 d…

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Poem on Japan disaster among contest winners – San Francisco Chronicle

Kansas City StarPoem on Japan disaster among contest winnersSan Francisco ChronicleThe poem, by 39-year-old Yueko Sawabe of Fukushima prefecture, was read Thursday at a solemn ceremony at the palace. Fukushima was hit hard by the March 11 earthquake an…

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Poem bemoaning Japan’s 2011 disaster among the winners at annual Imperial … – Washington Post

Poem bemoaning Japan's 2011 disaster among the winners at annual Imperial …Washington PostThe poem, by 39-year-old Yueko Sawabe of Fukushima prefecture, was read Thursday at a solemn ceremony at the palace. Fukushima was hit hard by the March 11 …

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Rio Tinto completes takeover of uranium miner Hathor (France24)

Global miner Rio Tinto has completed its acquisition of Canadian uranium junior Hathor Exploration as the company bets on the sector recovering from the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Rio on Thursday said it had compulsorily acquired the remaining 7.9 mil…

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Gov’t tells TEPCO to prepare repair plan for Fukushima Daini equipment – Mainichi Daily News

Mainichi Daily NewsGov't tells TEPCO to prepare repair plan for Fukushima Daini equipmentMainichi Daily NewsThe Fukushima No. 2 Nuclear Power Plant, below, and No. 1 plant are pictured in this aerial photo taken from a Mainichi helicopter. (Mainich…

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Japan to reduce Iran oil imports for US sanctions (top commodities today)

… from overseas to make up for waning use of nuclear power following last year’s nuclear disaster in Fukushima. Anxiety over Iran’s nuclear programme, which it says is not for military use, could also push up oil prices and harm the global economy. « …

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Satellite shot of rolling river takes the prize (Cosmic Log)

The past year has produced stunning as well as scary pictures from space, including satellite views of the protests in Cairo, the damage done to Japan’s tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear complex and New York’s Ground Zero site 10 years after the Sept. 11 t…

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Warren Buffett, on Saving America ! You Bet`Cha ! (Underdog)

Buffett to Republicans : I f you pay , So will I REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett attends a news conference after the opening ceremony of Tungaloy Corp’s new plant in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture November 21, 2011. REUTE…

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Fukushima’s Impact on the Ocean Analyzed – IEEE Spectrum

Fukushima's Impact on the Ocean AnalyzedIEEE SpectrumBy Prachi Patel / January 2012 Water, water, everywhere: In April, the Fukushima Daiichi plant sent 68 million becquerels per cubic meter of radioactive materials into the Pacific, making it the …

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