Archive | 16 janvier 2012

Politics › U.S. ambassador visits Fukushima Prefecture (World Current News)

U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos visited the devastated Fukushima Prefecture coastal region on Monday. Last year, Roos visited Miyagi and Iwate prefectures but this was his first visit to Fukushima Prefecture. The U.S. envoy laid a wreath on the sho….

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Concrete in new Fukushima condos causing radiation contamination – DigitalJournal.com

Yahoo!7 NewsConcrete in new Fukushima condos causing radiation contaminationDigitalJournal.comTokyo – Japan's government is conducting an investigation over the distribution of concrete made from crushed stones, sold to more than 200 companies, and…

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City to sell megafloat to Tepco (Girl Japanese)

{lang: ‘ar’}City to sell megafloat to Tepco Kyodo SHIZUOKA — The city of Shizuoka said Monday it will sell its megafloat, a floating storage platform being used to transfer radioactive water at the troubled Fukushima No. 1 power plant, for some ¥510…

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Truth and consequences: FRONTLINE’s brilliant documentary on Fukushima – Boing Boing

Boing BoingTruth and consequences: FRONTLINE's brilliant documentary on FukushimaBoing BoingAbout halfway through Nuclear Aftershocks, a new FRONTLINE documentary about the physical and social fallout of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, it becomes c…

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Truth and consequences: FRONTLINE’s brilliant documentary on Fukushima (Boing Boing)

Nuclear Aftershocks is a new FRONTLINE documentary, airing tomorrow, January 17, at 10:00 pm Eastern. I watched an advance screener yesterday. About halfway through Nuclear Aftershocks, a new FRONTLINE documentary about the physical and social fallout …

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11 hot-zone holdouts refuse to leave Fukushima homes (Japan Times)

Eleven people are still ignoring radiation hazards in the 20-km exclusion zone around the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant and refuse to budge. The 11 — six males and five females ranging in age from their 50s to their 90s — comprise six hous…

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City to sell megafloat to Tepco (Japan Times)

The city of Shizuoka said Monday it will sell its megafloat, a floating storage platform being used to transfer radioactive water at the troubled Fukushima No. 1 power plant, for some ¥510 million to Tokyo Electric Power Co. The city provided the stee…

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Fukushima 6 mois plus tard – Reportage Partie 1

Fukushima 6 mois plus tard – Reportage Partie 1

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Fukushima 6 mois plus tard – Reportage Partie 2

Fukushima 6 mois plus tard – Reportage Partie 2

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Highly Radioactive Concrete Is Latest Scare for Fukushima Survivors (CommonDreams.org)

The Japanese government announced today that radioactive concrete has been used to construct new apartment buildings in the Fukushima Prefecture, housing evacuees from a town near the site of the multiple nuclear plant meltdowns. NHK (the Japan Broadca…

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Niseko: Japan’s own St. Moritz – The Seattle Times

Niseko: Japan's own St. MoritzThe Seattle TimesI visited in early February of last year, about a month before the huge earthquake hit the eastern coast of the country, setting off a tsunami and the nuclear plant crisis at Fukushima. Thankfully, Nis…

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140 Law – Legal Headlines for Monday, January 16, 2012 (Wise Law Blog)

… Turley) Harper government didn’t disclose dangerously high radiation in Canadian rainwater after Fukushima Inside Canada’s battered EI system Joel J. Tyler, Judge Who Ruled ‘Deep Throat’ Obscene, Dies at 90 Police arrest Italian captain of crui…

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Radioactive Concrete Is Latest Scare for Fukushima Survivors – ABC News (blog)

Central Florida News 13Radioactive Concrete Is Latest Scare for Fukushima SurvivorsABC News (blog)The Japanese government is investigating how radioactive concrete ended up in a new apartment complex in the Fukushima Prefecture, housing evacuees from a…

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Radioactive Concrete Is Latest Scare for Fukushima Survivors (ABC News)

The Japanese government is investigating how radioactive concrete ended up in a new apartment complex in the Fukushima Prefecture, housing evacuees from a town near the crippled nuclear plant. The contamination was first discovered when dosimeter readi…

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Tepco: Board members not responsible for Fukushima – MarketWatch

Business RecorderTepco: Board members not responsible for FukushimaMarketWatchBy MarketWatch Tokyo Electric Power Co. , or Tepco, in a document sent by Monday to its shareholders, denies that any current or former board members hold responsibility for …

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After Fukushima, emergency back-up equipment recommended for US nuclear reactors – Nature.com (blog)

After Fukushima, emergency back-up equipment recommended for US nuclear reactorsNature.com (blog)The United States may follow France in recommending that nuclear power plants build new equipment dedicated to containing a serious accident, in the wake o…

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Radioactive gravel likely shipped to over 200 companies – Mainichi Daily News

Mainichi Daily NewsRadioactive gravel likely shipped to over 200 companiesMainichi Daily NewsWorkers spread lining sheets in a huge trench dug to bury radiation-contaminated topsoil collected from the ground of Yasawa Elementary School and Kindergarten…

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Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry bureaucrats weigh in on nuclear crisis, TPP – Mainichi Daily News

Mainichi Daily NewsEconomy, Trade and Industry Ministry bureaucrats weigh in on nuclear crisis, TPPMainichi Daily NewsMany of the highly debated issues we face today, such as the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant and the subse…

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Japan’s first reactor stress tests reach key stage – Reuters

swissinfo.chJapan's first reactor stress tests reach key stageReutersBy Risa Maeda | TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan's panel of experts is due to review the nuclear watchdog's first report on reactor stress tests on Wednesday in an important step i…

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Japan’s first reactor stress tests reach key stage (Reuters UK)

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s panel of experts is due to review the nuclear watchdog’s first report on reactor stress tests on Wednesday in an important step in efforts to rebuild public trust shattered by the Fukushima crisis and restart idled reactors. R…

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Fukushima Radiation: In With the Bricks – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Yahoo!7 NewsFukushima Radiation: In With the BricksWall Street Journal (blog)By Yoree Koh Fukushima prefecture has become all too familiar with radioactive hot spots since the March 11 disasters overwhelmed the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Associat…

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Fukushima Radiation: In With the Bricks (The Wall Street Journal)

In a six-month-old apartment development, unusually high radiation levels were detected not in surrounding air or soil, but inside the building itself.Source : The Wall Street JournalExplore : Asia, Business, Japan, World

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City to sell floating storage used at Fukushima to TEPCO – Mainichi Daily News

City to sell floating storage used at Fukushima to TEPCOMainichi Daily NewsSHIZUOKA (Kyodo) — The municipal government of Shizuoka said Monday it has agreed to sell an artificial floating platform called a megafloat, used to transfer radioactive water…

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Radioactive iodine in rainwater: Canadian public was in the dark (War On You)

Radioactive iodine in rainwater: Canadian public was in the dark January 15, 2012 Print Version Source: Montreal Gazette After the Fukushima nuclear accident, Canadian health officials assured a nervous public that virtually no radioactive fallout had …

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Panel Challenges Japan’s Account of Nuclear Disaster – New York Times

Easy Destination Blog (blog)Panel Challenges Japan's Account of Nuclear DisasterNew York TimesTOKYO — A powerful and independent panel of specialists appointed by Japan's Parliament is challenging the government's account of the accident …

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North Korea’s nuclear plans spotted, thanks satellite pictures (TweakTown News RSS Feed)

… The reactors planned output is not massive (100MW thermal, 25MW electric when compared to Fukushima’s Dai-ichi reactors at 4696MW combined), but even a small-scale nuclear disaster is not a laughing matter, it is all serious business. When talking …

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11 people live in no-entry zone within 20 km of Fukushima plant – Mainichi Daily News

Mainichi Daily News11 people live in no-entry zone within 20 km of Fukushima plantMainichi Daily NewsThe Watari district of Fukushima city is seen in northeast Japan, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/ Greg Baker) FUKUSHIMA (Kyodo) — Eleven people stil…

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Fukushima fckups build in Japan’s nuclear meltdown perfecture (News on Japan)

Here’s one for the Oh-This-Is-Precious Department… The MSN/Sankai News of 2012/Jan/16 is reporting (in Japanese) that a newly-built apartment complex in Nihonmatsu, Fukushima City has much higher radiation levels than the background levels in the n…

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Fukushima Meltdown Update: More Problems at Number 4 – Pacific Free Press

Fukushima Meltdown Update: More Problems at Number 4Pacific Free Pressby Nelle Maxey Two more problems (aside from the Unit #4 mystery which I update below) have surfaced in the last week at the Fukushima plant site. First, a temperature sensor in Unit…

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Nuclear fallout brings bleak winter for Japan tourism – ABC Online

Nuclear fallout brings bleak winter for Japan tourismABC OnlineJapan's winter tourism industry is suffering badly because of the fallout from last year's nuclear meltdowns at Fukushima. Even though many ski resorts are hundreds of kilometres aw…

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Independent Panel to Start Inquiry Into Japan’s Nuclear Crisis (New York Times)

The chairman of the independent committee said that the new inquiry into the accident at a Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant would have no sacred cows.Source : New York TimesExplore : Asia, Business, Energy, Japan, World

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Nuclear fallout brings bleak winter for Japan tourism – ABC Online

Nuclear fallout brings bleak winter for Japan tourismABC OnlineTONY EASTLEY: More than 10 months on from the meltdowns at Fukushima and Japan is now confronting more fallout from the nuclear crisis. The country's tourism sector is still struggling …

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