Archive | 23 mars 2012

A Year After Fukushima, Clean Energy Still Just a Promise in Japan – PRI’s The World

PRI’s The WorldA Year After Fukushima, Clean Energy Still Just a Promise in JapanPRI’s The WorldIn the days after last year's crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, though, these boulevards largely went dark. They lost their supply of…

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Fukushima flood defenses given good marks (blog) – MarketWatch

Fukushima flood defenses given good marks (blog)MarketWatchAn earlier version of a blog item published on March 23 misidentified individuals quoted in a story assessing the response to the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in Japan. Read the corrected b…

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Russia doubles nuclear exports despite Fukushima – Reuters Africa

Moneycontrol.comRussia doubles nuclear exports despite FukushimaReuters AfricaMOSCOW, March 23 (Reuters) – Russia doubled foreign orders to build nuclear reactors last year and has a $50 billion order book for the next decade despite jitters over atomi…

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Anti Nucléaire – Version 2

Anti Nucléaire – Version 2

* (Haute Qualité) : Cliquer sur 720p | Menu du lecteur vidéo YouTube Les Anti-Nucléaire – Journée Mondiale de lutte pour dire non au nucléaire – France Manifestation anti-nucl&eacu…

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Fukushima kids graduate under cloud (Japan Times)

About 18,000 children graduated from public elementary schools in Fukushima Prefecture on Friday, where the nuclear crisis forced more than 6,200 elementary school pupils to evacuate. The ongoing radiation disaster overshadowed this year’s ceremonies. …

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Irish Chernobyl campaigner shares lessons with people of Fukushima (Japan Times)

During a fact-finding trip to Fukushima Prefecture, an Irish supporter of children affected by the 1986 Chernobyl disaster discovered « many mirror images » between the crisis here and the world’s worst nuclear accident, which still haunts people in cont…

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Corrections: Fukushima flood defenses given good marks (blog) (Market Watch)

An earlier version of a blog item published on March 23 misidentified individuals quoted in a story assessing the response to the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in Japan. Read the corrected blog item.Source : Market WatchExplore : Asia, Finance, Jap…

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Electric cars risk losing green sheen in Japan – San Francisco Chronicle

Electric cars risk losing green sheen in JapanSan Francisco ChronicleFor decades, nuclear generation has been a crucial source of power here, but the tsunami-triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant have spurred a debate over how to supply J…

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TRNN – Japan Plays Down Fukushima As Questions About Nuclear Energy Remain (Sande)

This is from March 12th. More at The Real NewsSource : SandeExplore : Asia, Energy, Japan, Nuclear Energy, World

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Radiation risks from Fukushima are likely to be less than for Chernobyl (PhysOrg.com)

(PhysOrg.com) — Radiation exposures to the public in Japan from meltdowns at three Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant reactors in the wake of last year’s 9.0-magnitude earthquake and 45-foot tsunami have been less than what people were exposed to i…

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Radiation risks from Fukushima are likely to be less than for Chernobyl – PhysOrg.com

PhysOrg.comRadiation risks from Fukushima are likely to be less than for ChernobylPhysOrg.com(PhysOrg.com) — Radiation exposures to the public in Japan from meltdowns at three Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant reactors in the wake of last year&#39…

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France 3 – Edition des régions – Midi – 23 mars 2012

France 3 – Edition des régions – Midi – 23 mars 2012

Ce journal tout en images de 15 minutes propose une synthèse de l'actualité en régions tous les jours de la semaine à 12h. On en sait un peu plus aujourd&#39…

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Electric Cars In Japan Risk Losing Green Sheen – Huffington Post

Boston.comElectric Cars In Japan Risk Losing Green SheenHuffington PostFor decades, nuclear generation has been a crucial source of power here, but the tsunami-triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant have spurred a national debate over how …

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Purolite Develops Solution to Fukushima Radioactive Water Clean Up (Radon Mitigation Pittsburgh)

Purolite Develops Solution to Fukushima Radioactive Water Clean Up PR Newswire Novel Ion Exchange technology key to removing low level radioactive contamination BALA CYNWYD, PA , March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Purolite announced today that they ha…

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咲野壱樹 と いやこまる Ichiki SAKINO et Ya-KOMAR Restaurant Melting Pot Djibouti

咲野壱樹 と いやこまる Ichiki SAKINO et Ya-KOMAR Restaurant Melting Pot Djibouti

Résume des spectacles DAIKAGURA:Depuis longtemps, le spectacle d'offrande pour les dieux t…

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Purolite Develops Solution to Fukushima Radioactive Water Clean-up – MarketWatch (press release)

Purolite Develops Solution to Fukushima Radioactive Water Clean-upMarketWatch (press release)BALA CYNWYD, Pa., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Purolite announced today that they have been successful in achieving non-detect levels on all of th…

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Purolite Develops Solution to Fukushima Radioactive Water Clean-up – PR Newswire (press release)

Purolite Develops Solution to Fukushima Radioactive Water Clean-upPR Newswire (press release)BALA CYNWYD, Pa., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Purolite announced today that they have been successful in achieving non-detect levels on all of the 62 radion…

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Purolite Develops Solution to Fukushima Radioactive Water Clean-up (PR News Wire)

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Purolite announced today that they have been successful in achieving non-detect levels on all of the 62 radionuclides in the coolant water at TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi Nuclea…

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Mystery of lost Fukushima radiation emails ‘a major cover-up’ – RT

Mystery of lost Fukushima radiation emails 'a major cover-up'RTThe Fukushima Prefecture government apparently deleted emails with reports on data vital to safely evacuate people from that area, according to fresh appeared revelations. But as Pe…

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Japanese firms considering geothermal plants in Fukushima – Chicago Tribune

Japanese firms considering geothermal plants in FukushimaChicago TribuneThe head of a group of firms that have studied the potential of a geothermal project in Fukushima said on Friday a consortium of about 10 companies would meet local people by early…

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Better Sources on Fukushima than Helen Caldicott (NEI Nuclear Notes)

A couple of days ago, a friend of mine passed some news onto me that Dr. Helen Caldicott is hitting the lecture circuit again, this time to talk about the health implications of the incident at Fukushima Daiichi. Her next event will take place tonight …

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Japanese firms considering geothermal plants in Fukushima – Reuters

Japanese firms considering geothermal plants in FukushimaReutersThe head of a group of firms that have studied the potential of a geothermal project in Fukushima said on Friday a consortium of about 10 companies would meet local people by early May to …

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Japanese firms considering geothermal plants in Fukushima – Reuters

Japanese firms considering geothermal plants in FukushimaReutersThe head of a group of firms that have studied the potential of a geothermal project in Fukushima said on Friday a consortium of about 10 companies would meet local people by early May to …

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Japanese firms considering geothermal plants in Fukushima (Reuters)

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese firms are looking at building several geothermal plants in a volcanic zone in the area worst hit by last year’s nuclear disaster, a project that could gain momentum after the government eased restrictions on drilling this wee…

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UPDATE 2-Japanese firms considering geothermal plants in Fukushima (Reuters UK)

* Consortium of about 10 firms to meet locals by early MaySource : Reuters UKExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Nuclear power only option despite Fukushima: industry – Ahram Online

Ahram OnlineNuclear power only option despite Fukushima: industryAhram OnlineAnti-nuclear activists protest in front of the Tokyo headquarters operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, in Tokyo to mark the first anniversar…

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Civaux (86): la Force d’Action Rapide Nucléaire

Civaux (86): la Force d'Action Rapide Nucléaire

Un an après l'accident nucléaire de Fukushima, EDF présente ses bataillons d'intervention. La toute première Force d'Action Rapide Nucléaire es…

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Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update for March 20th – March 22nd, 2012 (Greenpeace News)

(This post is by Christine McCann) Here’s the latest of our news bulletins from the ongoing crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. State of Nuclear Politics in Japan The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) plans to approve…

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Nuclear power only option despite Fukushima: Industry – Straits Times

Telegraph.co.ukNuclear power only option despite Fukushima: IndustryStraits TimesSEOUL (AFP) – A top industry leader on Friday defended nuclear power as the only realistic way to reduce global warming despite Japan's atomic disaster last year. Dire…

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Civaux : La force d’action rapide en action

Civaux : La force d'action rapide en action

La première équipe de surper-pompiers d'EDF, en cours de constitution à la centrale nucléaire de Civaux (Vienne), a procédé à ses toutes premi&egrav…

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Civaux : La force d’action rapide en action

Civaux : La force d'action rapide en action

La première équipe de surper-pompiers d'EDF, en cours de constitution à la centrale nucléaire de Civaux (Vienne), a procédé à ses toutes premi&egrav…

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Will we be walking in shoes of Fukushima? – The Daily News of Newburyport

Will we be walking in shoes of Fukushima?The Daily News of NewburyportThe Newburyport Daily News editorial (3/15) was right to mark the one-year anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, one of the most horrific nuclear catastrophes of…

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Japan mayors, governors want nuclear safety assurances – Chicago Tribune

KGMIJapan mayors, governors want nuclear safety assurancesChicago TribuneTOKYO (Reuters) – Most Japanese mayors and governors whose communities host nuclear plants want fresh safety assurances beyond government-imposed stress tests before agreeing to t…

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Electric Cars Risk Losing Green Sheen in Japan – ABC News

Electric Cars Risk Losing Green Sheen in JapanABC NewsFor decades, nuclear generation has been a crucial source of power here, but the tsunami-triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant have spurred a debate over how to supply Japan's elec…

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Electric cars risk losing green sheen in Japan – The Associated Press

Electric cars risk losing green sheen in JapanThe Associated PressFor decades, nuclear generation has been a crucial source of power here, but the tsunami-triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant have spurred a debate over how to supply Japa…

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Fresh donation to tsunami-hit Fukushima – Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

Kuwait TimesFresh donation to tsunami-hit FukushimaArab Times Kuwait English DailyTOKYO, March 22, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah decided to make a fresh contribution to the disaster-stricken Fukushima Prefecture,…

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Areva sees global nuclear market pick-up "soon"-CEO – Reuters

BloombergAreva sees global nuclear market pick-up "soon"-CEOReuters| SEOUL, March 23 (Reuters) – French nuclear reactor builder Areva said it expected a recovery soon in global interest in nuclear projects following Japan's Fukushima disa…

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No major obstacle for fuel removal at No. 4 spent fuel pool: TEPCO – Mainichi Daily News

Wall Street JournalNo major obstacle for fuel removal at No. 4 spent fuel pool: TEPCOMainichi Daily NewsTOKYO (Kyodo) — The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant said Thursday the latest camera survey into the water-filled No….

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Leflar, Hirata, Murayama, & Ota on Legal Responses to the Fukushima Nuclear Reactor & Tsunami Disasters (Legal Theory Blog)

… Law & Litigation, Vol. 27, 2012) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: We report on our field research in Fukushima Prefecture in July 2011. We interviewed legal professionals and community leaders in Fukushima City and in towns inundated by the March 201…

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Pollen Not a Main Source of Radiation, Says Tokyo University Study – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Earthweek – A Diary of the PlanetPollen Not a Main Source of Radiation, Says Tokyo University StudyWall Street Journal (blog)By Sarah Berlow The study was conducted with 10 people in Tokyo and 10 people in Fukushima prefecture, all of whom were asked t…

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Idemitsu, Inpex Consider Building Geothermal Plant in Fukushima – Bloomberg

Idemitsu, Inpex Consider Building Geothermal Plant in FukushimaBloomberg(1605) are considering building a geothermal power plant in Fukushima as the nation seeks to diversify its energy sources. The companies are considering conducting a study for poss…

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Radiation Risks from Fukushima Are Likely to Be Less than for Chernobyl (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Radiation Risks from Fukushima Are Likely to Be Less than for Chernobyl UCSF Today By Jeffrey Norris on March 22, 2012 Radiation exposures to the public in Japan from meltdowns at three Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant reactors in the wake of last…

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Nuclear Policy Talks: Aftermath of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Accident March 16, 2012 (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Nuclear Policy Talks: Aftermath of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Accident March 16, 2012 The briefings were given in the following order: Masashi Hirano , Associate Vice-President, Japan Nuclear Energy Safety Organization (JNES, Japan) Andre-Claude Lacoste , …

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FUKUSHIMA SIMULATION D’UN RÉACTEUR EN FUSION

FUKUSHIMA SIMULATION D'UN RÉACTEUR EN FUSION

COMME PERSONNE NE PEUT S'APPROCHER D'UN RÉACTEUR OÙ ENTRE EN FUSION UNE MULTITUDE DE PRODUITS DE FISSIONS ET DE MÉTAUX DIFFÉRENTS CEUX-CI SERVANT DE SUPPORTS…

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Japan’s Fukushima to host geothermal plant – MarketWatch

Japan's Fukushima to host geothermal plantMarketWatchBy Michael Kitchen LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Japan's Fukushima prefecture, the site of the nation's worst-ever nuclear-power disaster, is slated to host the country's largest-ever …

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Germany unprepared for Fukushima-style nuclear disaster (H5N1)

Via Spiegel Online: Sluggish Reaction to Fukushima: Germany Unprepared for Major Nuclear Disaster. Excerpt: If a nuclear disaster comparable to Fukushima were to hit a German nuclear plant, authorities would be unprepared to handle it, and scientific p…

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Japan: Fukushima Pref. deleted 5 days of radiation dispersion data just after meltdowns (H5N1)

Via The Mainichi Daily News: Fukushima Pref. deleted 5 days of radiation dispersion data just after meltdowns. Excerpt: The Fukushima Prefectural Government revealed on March 21 that it deleted five days of early radiation dispersion data almost entire…

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Additional safety upgrades at Peach Bottom plant, a year after Fukushima disaster – FOX43.com

Additional safety upgrades at Peach Bottom plant, a year after Fukushima disasterFOX43.comA little more than a year after a devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant in northern Japan, plant off…

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Coordinated Protests Against “Outlaw” Fukushima-Style Nuclear Plant Operator … – eNews Park Forest

ABC NewsCoordinated Protests Against “Outlaw” Fukushima-Style Nuclear Plant Operator …eNews Park Forest“Vermont Yankee is the same GE Mark I Boiling Water Reactor design as the four Fukushima Daiichi reactors that exploded and melted down in th…

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Japan’s Fukushima to host geothermal plant: report (Market Watch)

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Japan’s Fukushima prefecture, the site of the nation’s worst-ever nuclear-power disaster, is slated to host the country’s largest-ever geothermal power plant, the Nikkei business daily reported Friday. The plant — the firs…

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