Archive | 23 janvier 2012

Critics Fear Louvre’s Plan to Loan Art to Fukushima Carries Radiation Risks – ARTINFO

ARTINFOCritics Fear Louvre's Plan to Loan Art to Fukushima Carries Radiation RisksARTINFOby ARTINFO France It has been almost a year since a major earthquake and tsunami hit Japan on March 11, 2011, causing a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiic…

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Fukushima Daiichi Video: Footage Shows Inside Damaged Reactor – Huffington Post

Fukushima Daiichi Video: Footage Shows Inside Damaged ReactorHuffington PostThe tiny camera is an industrial version of cameras used by doctors, and it has provided the first images from inside Fukushima Daiichi's No. 2 reactor. Fukushima suffered …

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Google Earth Reveals Glowing Green Sea Near Scottish Nuclear Power Plant (Inhabitat)

2011 was not a good year for nuclear power – we saw Japan shaken by the Fukushima disaster, solar power became cheaper for the first time, and three-eyed fish were found near a nuclear plant in Argentina. Granted these events, you can imagine how hea…

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Newt!Newt!Newt! (A Spork in the Drawer)

posted by gyma If Newt pulls this off, expect much more of this: Swampland: They [the Republican Establishment] see Gingrich as the political equivalent of a Fukushima nuclear plant worker, with polls showing him to be lethally irradiated by his…Sour…

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Missouri Health Agency Officials Refuse to Answer Questions About New Weldon Spring Cancer Report (Bob McCarty Writes)

On March 11, 2011, a major earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a tsunami that, in addition to killing more than 15,000 people, contributed to the disaster at the Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Plant — the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl…

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Update on Fukushima (zero hedge)

FUKUSHIMA RADIATION SPREADS WORLDWIDE The University of California at Berkeley detected cesium levels in San Francisco area milk above over EPA limits … and even higher than they were 6 months ago . Finnish public television says that cesium from Fuk…

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IAEA team, NISA hold first talks on stress tests (Japan Times)

… nuclear plants, initiated in light of the triple-meltdown crisis at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 plant, are modeled after nuclear safety reviews conducted by the European Union.Source : Japan TimesExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Tainted stone tied to 60 buildings so far (Japan Times)

Crushed radiation-tainted stone quarried near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant was used to build 60 houses and condominium buildings in Fukushima Prefecture. The number could climb to over 100 if more studies on the crushed stone, which was s…

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Climbing inside a Fukushima reactor (The Reference Frame)

Four days ago, a friend in Japan who is a good mountain-climber teamed up with 40 Japanese workers, drilled a hole into the reactor, took an Olympus-made endoscope, a few ropes, and shot this short and simple 1-minute movie from the 2nd reactor of Fuku…

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Nuclear Aftershocks (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Nuclear Aftershocks Miles O’Brien examined the hazards and benefits of nuclear energy on Nuclear Aftershocks which aired on PBS’s Frontline on January 17, 2012. FAS President Charles Ferguson spoke about the implications for U.S. nuclear safety after…

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Whither Nuclear Power? (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Whither Nuclear Power?: In the aftermath of the Fukushima accident, Germany and Switzerland have put a halt to their nuclear power programs, America’s nuclear renaissance has slowed, and Japan is trying to figure out how to substitute alternative ene…

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No records from Japan’s Fukushima crisis task force – Bay Area Indymedia

AFPNo records from Japan's Fukushima crisis task forceBay Area Indymediaby indyradio.nu No minutes were kept by the Japanese government during meetings of a special task force that managed the response to the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear…

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How the educated elite view government (Ezra Klein)

… year, they found a significant increase in distrust in the government, led by Japan (fallout from Fukushima), Spain (economic collapse) and Brazil (coming down from an inflated year when the country was awarded the Olympics and the World Cup, resea…

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Japanese Scientists: 98 Percent Chance of Major Quake by 2042 – Voice of America (blog)

Independent OnlineJapanese Scientists: 98 Percent Chance of Major Quake by 2042Voice of America (blog)The new figures emerged Monday, as earthquake and tsunami-battered Fukushima prefecture was hit by another powerful jolt. Seismologists say the magnit…

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Platt: Fukushima fallout hit home (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Platt: Fukushima fallout hit home 13 Nuclear critic says Health Canada should have issued warning on radioactive raindropsSource : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Canada, Japan, Politics, World

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Japan asks IAEA assistance in monitoring Fukushima (Panarmenian)

Tokyo wants an approval for Japan’s nuclear industry to bolster its efforts at reassuring public it is safe to resume operations.Source : PanarmenianExplore : Armenia, Asia, Japan, Tokyo, World

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Japan asks IAEA assistance in monitoring Fukushima (Panarmenian)

Tokyo wants an approval for Japan’s nuclear industry to bolster its efforts at reassuring public it is safe to resume operations.Source : PanarmenianExplore : Armenia, Asia, Japan, Tokyo, World

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NHK: No records of gov’t meetings on Fukushima — Decided evacuation zones, food restrictions, more — Violation of law? — Also missing for meetings with Tepco (VIDEO) (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

NHK: No records of gov’t meetings on Fukushima — Decided evacuation zones, food restrictions, more — Violation of law? — Also missing for meetings with Tepco (VIDEO)Source : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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M 5.1 quake jolts northeastern Japan, Fukushima nuke plant intact – Kuwait News Agency

Telegraph.co.ukM 5.1 quake jolts northeastern Japan, Fukushima nuke plant intactKuwait News AgencyTOKYO, Jan 23 (KUNA) — A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 on the Richter scale struck northeastern Japan centering Fukushima Prefect…

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Fukushima Cover Up Unravels: “The Government Can No Longer Pull the Wool Over … – Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationFukushima Cover Up Unravels: “The Government Can No Longer Pull the Wool Over …Center for Research on Globalizationby Washington's Blog As I've pointed out since day one, the Japanese government and Tepco…

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les larmes de fukushima….. pour minidéfi n°19…compo perso …

les larmes de fukushima….. pour minidéfi n°19…compo perso …

pour ce nouveau minidéfi , j'ai opté pour un evenement marquant de l'année 2011 : fukushima au japon…. ainsi, j'ai composé une pti…

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Tokyo ‘has 70% chance of powerful earthquake within four years’ (The Observer)

… in recorded history in Japan – and the tsunami that followed also triggered a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents. Although newer buildings in Tokyo are built to withstan…

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Japan not calculating radiation amount absorbed while Fukushima workers are off-clock – Indiatalkies.com (India Talkies)

Tokyo, Jan 23: Japan’s health ministry is not calculating the amount of radiation workers at the crippled Fukushima No. – Indiatalkies.comSource : India TalkiesExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Japan seeks UN atomic agency presence in Fukushima – AFP

AFPJapan seeks UN atomic agency presence in FukushimaAFPTOKYO — Japan is asking the UN's nuclear agency to set up a permanent office in Fukushima to monitor its efforts to contain the world's worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl. The Intern…

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Peace group raise over £400 for Fukushima nuclear disaster victims – Rochdale Online

Peace group raise over £400 for Fukushima nuclear disaster victimsRochdale Online“The Strong Children Japan project is doing essential work in Fukushima province, helping evacuees, not only to deal with the immediate aftermath of the disaster at Fuk…

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Japan’s strategic outlook (IntelliBriefs)

… The after-effects will be felt for years, not least in the continuing nuclear problems at Fukushima. Those challenges mean Japan will probably remain an introverted strategic player during the next decade or so. Arguments made by a range of comment…

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Gov’t withheld estimates showing electricity surplus to boost nuclear power … – Mainichi Daily News

Mainichi Daily NewsGov't withheld estimates showing electricity surplus to boost nuclear power …Mainichi Daily NewsThe Fukushima No. 2 Nuclear Power Plant, below, and No. 1 plant are pictured in this aerial photo taken from a Mainichi helicopter….

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The paintings that won’t reach Fukushima – Mainichi Daily News

The paintings that won't reach FukushimaMainichi Daily NewsI also went to the exhibition, which features about 500 exhibits, but something I heard at the information counter surprised me: The exhibition was heading to Nagoya, Okayama and Fukushima,…

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Japan seeks UN nuclear agency presence in Fukushima (France 24)

Japan is asking the UN’s nuclear agency to set up a permanent office in Fukushima to monitor its efforts to contain the world’s worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl, according to officials. The news came as an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA…

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Japan seeks UN nuclear agency presence in Fukushima (France24)

Japan is asking the UN’s nuclear agency to set up a permanent office in Fukushima to monitor its efforts to contain the world’s worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl, according to officials. The news came as an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA…

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le jumeau du president polonais mort avec le gouvernement al atterrisage en russie je le souhaite en dirigeant du nouvelle ethic mondial ou nemocratie en 1986 j ai ete jaloux y avai…

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No record kept of Fukushima disaster meetings (New Zealand Herald )

The body set up to manage Japan’s unfolding atomic catastrophe at Fukushima kept no records of its meetings, an official has said.The government’s nuclear disaster task force, headed by then prime minister Naoto Kan and including…Source : New Zealand…

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No record kept of Fukushima disaster meetings – New Zealand Herald

Times LIVENo record kept of Fukushima disaster meetingsNew Zealand HeraldIn this March 21, 2011 file photo, gray smoke rises from Unit 3 of the tsunami-stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Photo / …

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Japan Dec copper cable shipments up 2.9 pct – Reuters

Japan Dec copper cable shipments up 2.9 pctReutersUtilities have suspended nuclear power stations and boosted purchases of oil and gas following the Fukushima crisis, straining their financial health and forcing them to cut back on capital spending. (R…

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Are you reviewing your portfolio wisely? (RSS)

The year gone by… The Indian equity markets experienced a turbulent time in the year 2011 steered by series of events. First it was the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region which faced a geopolitical crisis, and then it was Japan who encountere…

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* Fossil fuel assets may be split up -Nikkei – Reuters

Mainichi Daily News* Fossil fuel assets may be split up -NikkeiReuters* Fossil fuel assets may be split up -Nikkei * Other businesses could operate independently -Nikkei * Tepco says no decisions made * Utility struggling with huge costs from Fukushima…

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Radioactive crushed stone used in around 60 Fukushima buildings – Mainichi Daily News

Mainichi Daily NewsRadioactive crushed stone used in around 60 Fukushima buildingsMainichi Daily NewsOfficials measure radiation levels at the quarry owned by Futaba Saiseki Kogyo in Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, on Jan. 20. (Mainichi) FUKUSHIMA, Japan …

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Fukushima may host international conference on nuclear safety: Gemba – Mainichi Daily News

Fukushima may host international conference on nuclear safety: GembaMainichi Daily NewsFUKUSHIMA, Japan (Kyodo) — Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba said Sunday that the Japanese government may pick Fukushima as the host prefecture for an international c…

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Japanese Govt Kept Secret Worst-Case Scenario Post-Fukushima (CommonDreams.org)

After the Japanese government was presented with a worst-case scenario by Japan Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Shunsuke Kondo in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster, they kept the report secret because « it was so shocking » and would frighten the…

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Tokyo Elec may spin off fossil fuel plants -Nikkei – Reuters

Mainichi Daily NewsTokyo Elec may spin off fossil fuel plants -NikkeiReutersTepco could sell fossil fuel-fired unit -Nikkei * Other businesses could operate independently -Nikkei * Utility struggling with huge costs from Fukushima crisis (Adds detail, …

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Japan Calendar, Jan 23-27 – Bloomberg

Japan Calendar, Jan 23-27Bloomberg11:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 12:45 Result of Auction for Enhanced-liquidity. 14:00 Bank of Japan begins first day of two-day monetary policy meeting. 16:…

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UPDATE 1-Tokyo Elec may spin off fossil fuel plants -Nikkei (Reuters UK)

* Utility struggling with huge costs from Fukushima crisis (Adds detail, background)Source : Reuters UKExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Fresh Radioactive Water Leakage Reported at Fukushima Nuke Plant (Global Security)

About two liters of radioactive water leaked from the turbine building of the second reactor at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday.Source : Global SecurityExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Off-clock radiation exposure ignored – The Japan Times

Mainichi Daily NewsOff-clock radiation exposure ignoredThe Japan TimesThe health ministry is not calculating how much radiation workers at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant absorbed after they evacuated or while off the clock, casting doubt on the adequa…

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CHROMEO "Fancy Footwork" – Alternative Video 2012

CHROMEO "Fancy Footwork" – Alternative Video 2012

"Fancy Footwork" © Back Yard Recordings – Alternative Video 2012 "Please select quality 720p" A music Video by Thomas Aufort With Apa Suri Yathanang, Sunny Vontheva…

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Tokyo Elec may spin off fossil fuel-fired plants -Nikkei (Reuters UK)

TOKYO, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Tokyo Electric Power Co , the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, and Japan’s government are considering spinning off the utility’s fossil fuel-fired power generation business, the Nikkei business daily s…

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