Archive | 1 avril 2012

Common Dreams: Experts: Radiation at Fukushima Plant Far Worse Than Thought Water at surprisingly low levels; damage "worse than expected" (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Common Dreams: Experts: Radiation at Fukushima Plant Far Worse Than Thought Water at surprisingly low levels; damage « worse than expected » http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/03/28-1 Radiation levels inside Fukushima’s reactor 2 have reached fata…

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Japan lifts ban on Fukushima no-go zone – ABC Online

AsiaOneJapan lifts ban on Fukushima no-go zoneABC OnlineBy North Asia correspondent Mark Willacy The Japanese government has lifted a ban on residents travelling to two communities close to the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. Tamura City and the vill…

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Lawmakers’ pay cut for what? (Japan Times)

… for reconstruction of areas devastated by the 3/11 quake and tsunami or affected by the subsequent Fukushima nuclear crisis. Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda says that if national public servants have to bear such wage cuts, lawmakers also should shar…

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Tepco price hikes anger businesses (Japan Times)

Tokyo Electric Power Co. began charging some of its corporate customers higher electricity rates Sunday as the cost of fueling thermal power plants soars amid the fallout from its nuclear disaster at the Fukushima No. 1 complex. However, only 11,000 of…

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Changes kick in for fiscal 2012 – The Daily Yomiuri

Changes kick in for fiscal 2012The Daily YomiuriFull transition to digital terrestrial broadcasting has been completed in disaster-hit Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures. Temporary tax increases to secure 10.5 trillion yen for reconstruction from …

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No-entry restriction lifted for Kawauchi, Tamura – The Daily Yomiuri

No-entry restriction lifted for Kawauchi, TamuraThe Daily YomiuriIn line with a review of evacuation zoning that has been in place since the outbreak of the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, the no-entry restriction was lifted on Sunda…

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Japon: ouverture partielle du no man’s land autour de Fukushima

Japon: ouverture partielle du no man's land autour de Fukushima

fr.euronews.com Au Japon, il est dorénavant possible d'accéder à trois villes situées dans les environs de Fukushima. Le Premier ministre avait annon…

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Japan nuclear plant may be worse off than thought (Desdemona Despair)

By HIROKO TABUCHI 29 March 2012 TOKYO – The damage to one of three stricken reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi plant could be worse than previously thought, a recent internal investigation has shown, raising new concerns over the plant’s stability a…

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Japan experts warn of future risk of even bigger tsunami – CTV.ca

Boston.comJapan experts warn of future risk of even bigger tsunamiCTV.caCranes stand around tsunami-crippled four reactors, from left, Unit 1 to Unit 4, at Fukushima Dadi-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan Sunday, March 11, …

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Fukushima fishermen hopeless after nuke contamination postpones fishing season (H5N1)

Via The Mainichi Daily News: Fukushima fishermen hopeless after nuke contamination postpones fishing season. Excerpt: FUKUSHIMA — Fishermen in this prefecture’s Okuaizu region were left hopeless after radioactive cesium exceeding the allowable limit d…

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Expressways in earthquake-stricken region in Japan no longer toll-free – Boston Herald

The Daily YomiuriExpressways in earthquake-stricken region in Japan no longer toll-freeBoston HeraldEffective Sunday, only evacuees from areas affected by the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant and some others will be eligible for the to…

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Yamaha Ladies Open Overview: Ritsuko Ryu Gets 2nd Career Win (Mostly Harmless)

… (74-70) T8/+1 So Hee Kim (73-72), Nikki Campbell (72-73) T10/+2 Harukyo Nomura (76-70), Hiroko Fukushima (75-71), Erina Hara (74-72), Miki Saiki (73-73), Yuko Fukuda (73-73), Ayako Uehara (72-74), Mihoko Iseri (72-74) T21/+5 Sakura Yokomine (77-72)…

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Japan experts warn of future risk of even bigger tsunami – CTV.ca

CTV.caJapan experts warn of future risk of even bigger tsunamiCTV.caAP Cranes stand around tsunami-crippled four reactors, from left, Unit 1 to Unit 4, at Fukushima Dadi-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan Sunday, March 11, 2…

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Entry ban lifted in parts of hot zone – The Japan Times

Entry ban lifted in parts of hot zoneThe Japan TimesTAMURA/KAWAUCHI, Fukushima Pref. — An exclusion ban was lifted Sunday for parts of the city of Tamura and the village of Kawauchi in Fukushima Prefecture, allowing residents to enter freely without …

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FPL and nuclear energy: cynicism and the bounds of reason … by gimleteye (Eye On Miami)

… correct about its safety, nuclear is the most dangerous technology mankind devised. Disasters like Fukushima and Chernobyl prove it. Although some nations are in full retreat from nuclear power, it also remains the single power source capable of re…

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Report: Fukushima Nuclear Reactor ‘Unstable,’ at ‘Lethal Levels’ – Arutz Sheva

Arutz ShevaReport: Fukushima Nuclear Reactor 'Unstable,' at 'Lethal Levels'Arutz ShevaJapan's Fukushima nuclear plant is still not under control; in fact, radioactivity in its No. 2 reactor is at a deadly level. By Chana Ya'ar J…

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Japon: ouverture partielle du no man’s land autour de Fukushima

Japon: ouverture partielle du no man's land autour de Fukushima

fr.euronews.com Au Japon, il est dorénavant possible d'accéder à trois villes situées dans les environs de Fukushima. Le Premier ministre avait annon…

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Japan relaxes limits around some Fukushima no-go areas – euronews

AFPJapan relaxes limits around some Fukushima no-go areaseuronewsThree of the 11 towns that registered high levels of radiation after the subsequent meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant have had their entry bans relaxed. The plant was shut dow…

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Japan lifts entry ban in some parts of Fukushima – IBNLive.com

IBNLive.comJapan lifts entry ban in some parts of FukushimaIBNLive.comPTI Tokyo: Japan on Sunday lifted its entry ban on residents living near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was affected by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and dead…

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experts warn of future risk of giant tsunami – USA TODAY

USA TODAYexperts warn of future risk of giant tsunamiUSA TODAYLast year's catastrophe and the ensuing crisis at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, prompted sweeping reviews of Japan's disaster preparedness and criticism over apparent f…

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Dominic Lawson: Britain Has Finally Rejected The Bogus Economics Of Climate Change (Welcome to The Global Warming Policy Foundation)

… companies had come under pressure from Berlin — pathologically opposed to nuclear power since the Fukushima reactor meltdown. It seems more likely that their directors sensed the way the political wind was blowing across the continent as a whole….

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Fukushima : ouverture de la zone interdite autour de la centrale

Fukushima : ouverture de la zone interdite autour de la centrale

C'est une première depuis l'accident nucléaire de Fukushima, la zone interdite autour de la centrale a été réouverte ce dimanche aux r&eacute…

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California Slammed With Fukushima Radiation (The Big Picture)

Fukushima Radiation Plume Hit Southern and Central California The Journal Environmental Science and Technology reports in a new study that the Fukushima radiation plume contacted North America at California “with greatest exposure in central and sout…

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Expressways in earthquake-stricken region in Japan no longer toll-free – Bellingham Herald

Expressways in earthquake-stricken region in Japan no longer toll-freeBellingham HeraldEffective Sunday, only evacuees from areas affected by the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant and some others will be eligible for the toll-free servi…

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Expressways in earthquake-stricken region in Japan no longer toll-free – SunHerald.com

Expressways in earthquake-stricken region in Japan no longer toll-freeSunHerald.comEffective Sunday, only evacuees from areas affected by the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant and some others will be eligible for the toll-free service. …

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Nuclear reactors at Japan’s Fukushima are more damaged, dangerous than thought (after the bridge)

Nuclear reactors at Japan’s Fukushima are more damaged, dangerous than thoughtSource : after the bridgeExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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