Archive | 2 avril 2012

Lots of radioactivity, but little risk in oceans, seafood near Fukushima (Ars Technica)

Although the land near the Fukushima nuclear reactors was heavily contaminated by the aerial release of radioisotopes, the majority of the radioactive releases drifted out over the Pacific. There, they were joined by substantial amounts of water that w…

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MissionIR News – Seeking Alpha Publishes Article Featuring Uranium Energy – Virtual-Strategy Magazine

PR WebMissionIR News – Seeking Alpha Publishes Article Featuring Uranium EnergyVirtual-Strategy MagazineThe article titled “Time For A Fresh Look At Uranium” provides a review of the current state of the uranium industry a year after Fukushima. Aft…

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Japan admits nuclear plants still pose dangers – El Paso Inc.

The Guardian (blog)Japan admits nuclear plants still pose dangersEl Paso Inc.TOKYO – The damage to the core of at least one of the meltdown-stricken reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant could be far worse than previously thought, rai…

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Fukushima

Fukushima

Il s'agit probablement du réacteur 4, où des barres de combustible étaient entreposées dans la piscine de refroidissement. La condensation sur la camera est due à la vapeur qui provient de la piscine….

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Sampling the Pacific for signs of Fukushima (Science Daily)

A recent research cruise has reported on the amount, spread, and impacts of radiation released into the ocean from the tsunami-crippled reactors in Fukushima, Japan. They studied ocean currents, and sampled water and marine organisms up to the edge of …

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New Data Show Fukushima Radiation Moved Rapidly Out Into Pacific Ocean – Voice of America

Moneycontrol.comNew Data Show Fukushima Radiation Moved Rapidly Out Into Pacific OceanVoice of AmericaApril 02, 2012 New Data Show Fukushima Radiation Moved Rapidly Out Into Pacific Ocean Steve Herman | Seoul American and Japanese scientists say they h…

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New Data Show Fukushima Radiation Moved Rapidly Out Into Pacific Ocean – Voice of America

Moneycontrol.comNew Data Show Fukushima Radiation Moved Rapidly Out Into Pacific OceanVoice of AmericaApril 02, 2012 New Data Show Fukushima Radiation Moved Rapidly Out Into Pacific Ocean Steve Herman | Seoul American and Japanese scientists say they h…

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Japan to Reopen Area Around Fukushima, Home to 16,000 Evacuees (Inhabitat)

The Japanese government has relaxed restrictions imposed on some of the towns impacted by last years Fukushima nuclear disaster. The towns of Kawauchi and Tamura were largely reopened to residents on April 1st, and the town of Minamisoma will begin to …

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Fukushima Radiation Tracked Across Pacific Ocean – LiveScience.com

Moneycontrol.comFukushima Radiation Tracked Across Pacific OceanLiveScience.comRadioactive material from the Fukushima nuclear disaster has been found in tiny sea creatures and ocean water some 186 miles (300 kilometers) off the coast of Japan, reveali…

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Fukushima Radiation Tracked Across Pacific Ocean (Live Science)

The findings may help predict how pollutants will spread in a future environmental disaster.Source : Live ScienceExplore : Sciences

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Team releases findings from 2011 cruise to measure the concentration, distribution, and impacts of Fukushima radiation (PhysOrg.com)

An international research team is reporting the results of a research cruise they organized to study the amount, spread, and impacts of radiation released into the ocean from the tsunami-crippled reactors in Fukushima, Japan. The group of 17 researcher…

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BTW, Get Ready for a 34 Meter Tsunami – Forbes

CTV.caBTW, Get Ready for a 34 Meter TsunamiForbesFollowing the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a chorus of raucous voices has criticized the government for failure to warn citizens of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear risks. Casual observers of Japan may co…

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Expert: Nuclear Power Is On Its Deathbed – Chicago Tribune

CTV.caExpert: Nuclear Power Is On Its DeathbedChicago TribuneA new report from a University of Vermont researcher says the cost of the safety measures needed for nuclear energy will eventually make the power source economically unviable After the Fukus…

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Report: Fukushima Nuclear Reactor ‘Unstable,’ at ‘Lethal Levels’ (after the bridge)

Report: Fukushima Nuclear Reactor ‘Unstable,’ at ‘Lethal Levels’Source : after the bridge

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As Fukushima Worsens, US Approves New Nukes Common Dreams (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

As Fukushima Worsens, US Approves New Nukes Common DreamsSource : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire

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Early returns to Fukushima (World Nuclear News)

Restrictions in sizeable parts of Fukushima’s evacuation area have been relaxed, enabling some residents to visit at will and work towards a permanent return. Two towns have opened, and a third will follow in two weeks’ time.Source : World Nuclear News…

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Japan Bans Bananas: From the Annals of Government Stupidity (Forbes)

It would seem that in the wake of the Fukushima disaster (you know, that nuclear disaster that hasn’t killed anyone at all and which will have such a small effect that we?ll never know whether it ever will) that the Japanese government has just decided…

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Camera ‘sees’ radiation, assesses danger levels (übergizmo)

Whenever you are around Bruce Banner and carry a Geiger counter, expect it to go nuts when Banner gets angry – simply because he turns into the Incredible Hulk, torn pants and all. Well, a Geiger counter might be good to detect the presence of radiat…

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Scientists track radioactive iodine from Japan nuclear reactor meltdown (PhysOrg.com)

Using a new investigative methodology, Dartmouth researchers have found and tracked radioactive iodine in New Hampshire from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.Source : PhysOrg.comExplore : Asia, Japan, Sciences, World

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Time For A Fresh Look At Uranium (SeekingAlpha.com)

By Tony Daltorio : Proponents of nuclear power argue that more nuclear power plants are needed to meet the rising demand for electricity in the emerging world, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to diversify the world’s fuel sources. But after the Fuk…

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EPRI report on Fukushima (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

EPRI report on Fukushima http://my.epri.com/portal/ server.pt’Abstract_id= 000000000001024946Source : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire

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Uranium Investing Favored by Recent Supply/Demand Fundamentals, According to … – Houston Chronicle

PR WebUranium Investing Favored by Recent Supply/Demand Fundamentals, According to …Houston ChronicleIn his recent Penny Stock Detectives article, the editor points out that, a year after Fukushima, more nuclear plants have been ordered by China and …

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Japanese Bunny Born Without Ears…Due to Radiation? (Weird Asia News)

A very cute and cuddly earless bunny has been causing quite a stir in Japan after a video of it was first uploaded on Youtube. This famous rabbit has many people saying that it was born without ears because of exposure to radiation leaked from Japan’…

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Greenpeace staff blocked from entering South Korea as Government cracks down on nuclear opposition (Greenpeace News)

… that they deserve to be banned from the country? Are they concerned about Greenpeace’s finding in Fukushima and Chernobyl? Or is it our critique of nuclear economics’” said Naidoo. The deportation of Damato and two senior Greenpeace staff overs…

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FPL Turkey Point Nuclear, just a turkey … Barry White (Eye On Miami)

… the Marlins Stadium with a few more zeros and a lot more taxpayer liability. Ask the residents of Fukushima how they would assess the liability of nuclear reactors now. FPL’s current market cap is $25 Billiion. New nuclear is a sweet deal, for Next…

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JAXA New Radiation Detection Camera Ready (DeviceMAG)

Fears surrounding the nuclear catastrophe that occurred last year at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan don’t seem to fade away from the hearts of millions. Following the mishap, voices were heard aloud across the globe against the use of nuc…

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Fukushima un an après : Enquête sur une super catastrophe nucléaire

Fukushima un an après : Enquête sur une super catastrophe nucléaire

Par des experts indépendants, la longue suite d'erreurs, de mensonges, d'aveuglement et d'attitudes irresponsables qui a mené à …

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St. Athan all over again? (Welsh Ramblings)

… out and put into place. There is too much faith in the nuclear industry which as we have seen from Fukushima and the fallout in Germany, is quite volatile and needs constant state funding to succeed. Likewise, in the south of Wales the hopes of  » t…

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what would they say elsewhere, Marie-Claire? (Jane Is The One)

… on women around the world. This month, for instance, the magazine has a piece on the women of Fukushima in Japan a year after the tsunami, who chose not to leave. This is the French Marie-Claire I am talking about. Some years ago, when I was an MP,…

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Britain is sleepwalking into an era of state surveillance (The First Post)

… worth $5 trillion. But last year’s devastating earthquake and the resulting nuclear disaster at Fukushima highlighted the government’s tendency to protect corporate interests. Since then, however, the Japanese electorate has spoken: forcing Prime M…

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Japan fails to create revamped nuclear regulatory agency by target date – Washington Post

World Nuclear NewsJapan fails to create revamped nuclear regulatory agency by target dateWashington PostAuthorities have been accused of lax regulation and supervision of Japan's 54 nuclear reactors after a massive earthquake and tsunami led to a m…

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Japan’s new nuclear regulatory agency delayed – Seattle Post Intelligencer

CTV.caJapan's new nuclear regulatory agency delayedSeattle Post IntelligencerAuthorities have been accused of lax regulation and supervision of Japan's 54 nuclear reactors after a massive earthquake and tsunami led to a meltdown of three reacto…

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Camera than can ‘see’ radiation will assess danger levels at stricken Fukushima nuclear reactor (Daily Mail)

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has created a ‘Super-wide Angle Compton Camera’ capable of creating images of gamma ray-emitting radioactive particles.Source : Daily MailExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Camera than can ‘see’ radiation will assess danger levels at stricken … – Daily Mail

Daily MailCamera than can 'see' radiation will assess danger levels at stricken …Daily MailBy Ted Thornhill There are still dangerously high radiation levels at Japan's crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear reactor – but now the plant&#39…

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Rencontre des dessinateurs de presse au Mémorial de Caen. Fukushima vue par No-Rio

Rencontre des dessinateurs de presse au Mémorial de Caen. Fukushima vue par No-Rio

Interview de No-Rio (Japon) réalisée lors de la 1re rencontre des dessinateurs de Cartooning for Peace en 2011 www.memorial-caen.fr
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Nuclear industry dreams dashed by current economic reality – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)Nuclear industry dreams dashed by current economic realityThe Guardian (blog)Of course, everyone knows nowadays, post-Chernobyl, post-Fukushima, that nuclear power plants are not really safe. Even if there are a few noisy die-hards, …

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Japan govt bought no UN carbon credits in 2011/12 – Reuters

Japan govt bought no UN carbon credits in 2011/12Reuters* Cumulative govt buying at 97.559 mln T vs planned 100 mln T * Tokyo reviewing energy and environment policy * Power companies under pressure to buy UN credits after Fukushima (Adds details) By R…

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Uranium Investing Favored by Recent Supply/Demand Fundamentals, According to Financial Site PennyStockDetectives.Com (PRWeb – Daily News Feed)

… uranium. In his recent Penny Stock Detectives article, the editor points out that, a year after Fukushima, more nuclear plants have been ordered by China and India, meaning demand for uranium will only increase. (PRWeb April 02, 2012) Read the full…

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LNG’s role in post-Fukushima Japanese energy policy – Oil & Gas Journal

AsiaOneLNG's role in post-Fukushima Japanese energy policyOil & Gas JournalThe consumption increased despite the fact that Japan's total power demand fell by 4.7% due to post-Fukushima energy conservation and restricted power supplies. On the o…

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Energy Week Ahead: NRC Talks Temblors With Power-Plant Owners – BusinessWeek

BloombergEnergy Week Ahead: NRC Talks Temblors With Power-Plant OwnersBusinessWeekJapan's Fukushima Dai-Ichi disaster last year, caused by an earthquake and tsunami, and an August temblor that temporarily shut down Dominion Resources Inc (D) (D).&#…

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Energy Week Ahead: NRC Talks Temblors With Power-Plant Owners – Bloomberg

BloombergEnergy Week Ahead: NRC Talks Temblors With Power-Plant OwnersBloombergJapan's Fukushima Dai-Ichi disaster last year, caused by an earthquake and tsunami, and an August temblor that temporarily shut down Dominion Resources Inc (D).'s No…

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M5.9 quake shakes Fukushima Pref., vicinity in eastern Japan – Mainichi Daily News

M5.9 quake shakes Fukushima Pref., vicinity in eastern JapanMainichi Daily NewsTOKYO (Kyodo) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 shook Fukushima Prefecture and its vicinity in eastern Japan on Sunday night, the Japan Meteorological Age…

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Report: Fukushima Nuclear Reactor ‘Unstable,’ at ‘Lethal Levels’ (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Report: Fukushima Nuclear Reactor ‘Unstable,’ at ‘Lethal Levels’ Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant is still not under control; in fact, radioactivity in its No. 2 reactor is at a deadly level. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/154358#.T3ka…

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Report: Fukushima Nuclear Reactor ‘Unstable,’ at ‘Lethal Levels’ (Snuffysmith’s Blog)

Report: Fukushima Nuclear Reactor ‘Unstable,’ at ‘Lethal Levels’ Arutz Sheva Nuclear fuel within the reactor is reportedly continuing to meltdown , with the Tokyo Electic and Power Company (TEPCO) attempting to find new robots and equipment that can su…

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Japan issues gloomier forecast for future tsunami threats – msnbc.com

msnbc.comJapan issues gloomier forecast for future tsunami threatsmsnbc.comFukushima radiation headed across Pacific Question 1 million years ago: What's cooking? You show up, and millions of microbes launch Last March's magnitude-9.0 earthquak…

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German Nuclear Plans Reveal Deep Flaws (Oil Price)

Ten months ago, in the wake of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (NPP) disaster two months earlier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Germany would close all of its 19 NPPs between 2015 and 2022. It was an audacious move, as …

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Radiation affecting Japan’s famous delicacies – CBS News

Radiation affecting Japan's famous delicaciesCBS News(CBS News) On Sunday, Japan reopened parts of the no-go zone around the Fukushima nuclear plant, but is still banning people from staying overnight. The government is also warning people to avoid…

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Michael Klare: Welcome to the new third world of energy, the U.S. (War in Context)

Here’s a simple rule of thumb when it comes to energy disasters: if it’s the nuclear industry and something begins to go wrong — from Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania in 1979 to Fukushima, Japan, after the 2011 tsunami — whatever news is first…

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