Archive | 6 avril 2012

Penly – Analyse de la CRIRAD (N°1)

Penly – Analyse de la CRIRAD (N°1)

Fichier Source (audio) : CRIRAD www.criirad.org ====== Texte ci-dessous leblogpolitiquedebernardfrau.20minutes-blogs.fr Jeudi 5 avril à 12h 30 un grave incident s'est produit à Penly ! Deux d&…

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Japan minister says country should reduce nuclear power dependence (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Japan minister says country should reduce nuclear power dependence Japan needs to curb its nuclear energy dependence from pre-Fukushima Daiichi incident levels as soon as it can, said Japanese Trade Minister Yukio Edano. His remarks came as the governm…

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Officials propose new requirements for reactor restarts in Japan (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

… Yoshihiko Noda. Reactors should pass primary stress tests and they should be capable of handling a Fukushima Daiichi-type incident, according to a draft of the standards. The Wall StreetSource : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Japan…

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Newly consolidated safety criteria for reactor restarts finalized (All News Asia)

The government on Friday finalized a hastily drafted set of additional safety criteria for reactor restarts that it says reflects the lessons of the Fukushima disaster. In a nutshell, the new criteria require utilities to make sure their plants are st….

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Vermont Yankee is Not Fukushima (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

Vermont Yankee is Not Fukushima Posted: 05 Apr 2012 12:19 PM PDT Vermont Yankee is not FukushimaSource : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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First horse race to be held in Fukushima since disaster – The Daily Yomiuri

First horse race to be held in Fukushima since disasterThe Daily YomiuriFUKUSHIMA–Horse racing at Fukushima Racecourse will resume Saturday, ending a racing suspension caused by damage to the facility from the Great East Japan Earthquake last year. Th…

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Schools reopen in Kawauchi – The Daily Yomiuri

Mainichi Daily NewsSchools reopen in KawauchiThe Daily YomiuriNew primary school students attend an entrance ceremony in Kawauchi, Fukushima Prefecture, on Friday morning. KAWAUCHI, Fukushima–Municipal nursery, primary and middle schools in Kawauchi, …

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“Fukushima : The First Five Days” (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

How would it feel to be inside a power plant control room during a nuclear accident? The book “Fukushima : The First Five Days” gives you an idea. It puts you inside (and outside) the control rooms at Fukushima Daiichi from March 11 through March 1…

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Japan sets new safety standards for nuclear plants – USA TODAY

Christian Science MonitorJapan sets new safety standards for nuclear plantsUSA TODAYAP A worker operates an endoscope to take photos of water in the Unit 2 reactor's primary containment vessel at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. AP A wor…

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Japan sets new safety standards for nuclear plants – USA TODAY

Christian Science MonitorJapan sets new safety standards for nuclear plantsUSA TODAYAP A worker operates an endoscope to take photos of water in the Unit 2 reactor's primary containment vessel at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. AP A wor…

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Japan Sets New Safety Standards for Nuclear Plants – ABC News

NEWS.com.auJapan Sets New Safety Standards for Nuclear PlantsABC NewsBut the public strongly opposes nuclear energy since the meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant, and local leaders are reluctant to approve restarting any of the reactors. Th…

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Fukushima, again (Blog For Arizona)

by David Safier Remember the Fukushima nuclear plant? The damage wasn’t so bad, then it was worse, then it was contained, then it was . . . not so contained. Here’s today’s news, an AP piece I read in the…Source : Blog For ArizonaExplore : Asia, Jap…

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Restarting Fukushima (Bleeding edge blog)

Japan’s government is rushing to try to restart two nuclear reactors, idled after the Fukushima crisis, by next month out of what experts say is a fear that surviving a total shutdown would make it hard to convince the public that atomic energy is vi…

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Japan Shiga threatens to rain on nuclear restarts – Reuters

Christian Science MonitorJapan Shiga threatens to rain on nuclear restartsReutersAll but one of Japan's 54 reactors are offline after undergoing maintenance checks, and none has been restarted due to public safety worries after Fukushima. Shiga pre…

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Japan Shiga threatens to rain on nuclear restarts (Reuters)

OTSU, Japan (Reuters) – Japan’s western Shiga prefecture, one of the nation’s biggest sources of drinking water, threatened on Friday to oppose the restart of nearby nuclear reactors unless the government met several demands designed to prevent a repea…

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Japan pays Chinese travelers to tour Fukushima – CNNGo.com

CNNGo.comJapan pays Chinese travelers to tour FukushimaCNNGo.comBy Raemin Zhang 6 April, 2012 Chinese travelers who visit Japan's Fukushima, Iwate and Miyagi prefectures in June will get discounted prices and receive considerable refunds from the F…

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Japan: Leak raises further doubts on nuclear plant – San Francisco Chronicle

Japan: Leak raises further doubts on nuclear plantSan Francisco ChronicleTokyo — Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Thursday that as much as 12 tons of radioactive water leaked from a pipe at its crippled Fukushima nuclear station, the second such incident…

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Mass AG: Go slow on Pilgrim plant renewal – BusinessWeek

Plymouth Daily NewsMass AG: Go slow on Pilgrim plant renewalBusinessWeeks Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant The appeal challenges the decision to continue the relicensing process for the Plymouth-based nuclear power plant before considering what Coakley said…

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Japan must reduce reliance on nuclear power -minister – Reuters

Christian Science MonitorJapan must reduce reliance on nuclear power -ministerReuters| TOKYO, April 6 (Reuters) – Japan should reduce its reliance on nuclear power from pre-Fukushima crisis levels as soon as possible, Trade minister Yukio Edano said on…

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Radiation Worries Spur ‘Quackery’ Cures – Wall Street Journal

MyFox Los AngelesRadiation Worries Spur 'Quackery' CuresWall Street JournalIn Iwaki, about 25 miles south of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant where the accident occurred in March 2011, the emergency-response department says it has received a…

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N-option vital for country s economic survival – The News International

Christian Science MonitorN-option vital for country s economic survivalThe News InternationalWhilst Pakistan Peace Coalition (PPC) has lamented the incident of the discharge of radioactive waste into the environment from Japan's Fukushima-Daiichi a…

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World Briefing | Asia: Japan: Plant Leaks Radioactive Water (New York Times)

The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says tons of highly radioactive water appear to have leaked into the ocean from a purification unit.Source : New York TimesExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Whoops. Another Radioactive Water Leak in Fukushima! (Crooks and Liars)

… Electric Power Co. said as much as 12 tons of radioactive water leaked from a pipe at its crippled Fukushima nuclear station, the second such incident in 11 days at the same pipeline, raising further doubts about the stability of the plant. Part of…

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